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Connie Wang travels to Nagoya, Japan to speak with local women who dress like Chicanas. You won’t believe what happens next!


We asked Google Translate for help with the title of this video –らくのうマザーズCM らくのう牛乳 牛乳ビーム編.

Here’s what we got back: “Ramones no Mothers CM Dairy milk milk milk beam.” The text under the video? “Milk is poured directly from the UFO into the cup which the children have! What? I express taste direct delivery.”

So now you know, too.


They’re not Salma Hayek’s breasts, but slight, elegant Japanese tetas. They deserve a shrine of their own — a boob shrine.

Located in Soja City, in Japan’s Okayama Prefecture, Karube Shrine is dedicated to Chichigamisama, the Goddess of Breasts. [Mas…]


There’s a subculture of kids in Japan that wants to be “Chicano”, although they can’t seem to differentiate between gang-banging cholos and your basic, every day Chicano. [Chicano チカーノ is a video by Louis Ellison.]

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When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on this date in 1941, Mexican-American sailor Rudy Martinez, from San Diego, was one of the 2000-plus servicemen killed. On the “Date That Will Live In Infamy,” he became the first Latino casualty of the Second World War.

Fox News Latino shared the story: [Mas…]

It’s Taco Bell Tuesday in Japan with Yuka Kinoshita (video)

by Barney Asada August 23, 2016 Cultura
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Kawaii cutie Yuka Kinoshita, or Kinoshita Yuka, (it depends) taste tests a Taco Bell “quesarito” and a 12-taco party pack. Taco Bell? It’s a popular American restaurant chain that specializes in Mexican food, according to her smart phone. Click on [CC] to see the English subtitles.

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Japanese fans made this Donald Trumpトランプ2016commercial

by RIO HONDA June 16, 2016 El Now
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トランプ2016 Donald Trumpu for World President 2016, the J-Pop way! So kawaii!

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La Cucaracha cooks up a Happy Memorial Day (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz May 30, 2016 Cartoons
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Get your anime and cosplay on at Friki Plaza in Mexico DF (video)

by Andalé Mono March 23, 2016 Cultura
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In Mexico City (that’s Mexico DF in Español) you can get your fix of kawai, anime, manga, cosplay, Japanese food and more at Friki Plaza. True Mexico reports.

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Rudy Martinez, killed at Pearl Harbor, was WWII’s first Latino casualty

by Lucida Grandé December 7, 2015 Cultura
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When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on this date in 1941, Mexican-American sailor Rudy Martinez, from San Diego, was one of the 2000-plus servicemen killed. On the “Date That Will Live In Infamy,” he became the first Latino casualty of the Second World War. Fox News Latino shared the story:

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Lotsa choices for Mexican-American food lovers in Japan (photos)

by Barney Asada November 23, 2015 Cultura
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Poor pochos! Could this really be the end? Stuck inside of Nippon with the Mexi blues again? Like, say, you’re an avocado lover. What can you do? What CAN you do? Check it out! They’ve got avocado burgers:

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Taco Tuesday Treats: Octotacos, sushitacos and greenteatacos (photos)

by Barney Asada August 11, 2015 Cultura
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Tired of asada? Pollo getting old? Frijoles run outta gas? These Taco Tuesday Tokyo Treats may be the change of pace you’ve been looking for. On the other hand, maybe you’ll count your blessings. RocketNews24 reports:

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Enjoy these 6-month-old axolotl because TGIF (video)

by Barney Asada May 1, 2015 Cultura
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They’re native to the Mexico City lake/lagoon ecosystem, but they’re endangered in the wild and people in Japan raise them for food. But the cute axolotl in this aquarium (six months old in this video) don’t care about that, because TGIF. ¡Orale!

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Everybody loves elotes! (幻の真珠とうもろこし video)

by Barney Asada April 7, 2015 Cultura
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Everybody loves corn – including this Japanese perro.

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Scary kid immigrants from Japan: ‘Emoji Among Us’ (video)

by XAVIER MURRIETA July 18, 2014 Cultura
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They entered our God-Blessed America via smartphones and social media, and now these pint-sized Japanese are everywhere. Were these yellow-skinned child-like emo pictograms invited? Do they even have documents, bro?

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Women’s History Month: The Shrine of the Boob (video, photos)

by Andalé Mono March 20, 2014 Cultura
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They’re not Salma Hayek’s breasts, but slight, elegant Japanese tetas. They deserve a shrine of their own — a boob shrine. Located in Soja City, in Japan’s Okayama Prefecture, Karube Shrine is dedicated to Chichigamisama, the Goddess of Breasts.

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‘Tokyo: Living La Vida Lowrider’ by Luis J. Rodríguez

by Luis J. Rodríguez February 12, 2014 Cultura
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A row of bald-headed, broad-shouldered young men stand together in the middle of a small smoky dance club called Sound Base. They wear well pressed Dickies pants, Locs (wrap-around shades), extra-long flannel shirts or long cotton athletic shirts in black and gray. A few had T-shirts with images of lowrider cars as well as cholas […]

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Kid opens recalcitrant Doritos bag like a boss, friends applaud (video)

by Verdana Bold October 15, 2013 Cultura
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We’ve all been there — how do you open the damn Doritos bag, anyhow? This kid has a new and stylish approach! PREVIOUSLY ON ASIANS LOVE MEXICAN FOOD THEATRE:

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Japanese Doritos put a whole new twist on ‘caliente’ (photos)

by BUSTER BOWLS August 13, 2013 Cultura
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Don’t ask us how we found these images. That’s between us and the NSA. Big versions below:

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Japanese city council bans masked councilman ‘Skull Reaper A-Ji’

by DAPHNE STRASSMAN March 18, 2013 Cultura
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A storm is percolating in the southern Japanese city of Oita, where a politician a la Santo Enmascarado refuses to take off his luchador mask in order to attend city council meetings. The council members are prohibiting newly-elected Skull Reaper A-Ji from participating in city business unless he is unmasked. Reaper A-Ji refuses to give […]

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‘I have a bad case of diarrhea’ the Japanese disco remix (video)

by PEPE BISMOL February 28, 2013 Cultura
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When you have to go, you have to go. Let’s dance!

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Obama victory means happy happy joy joy for some, others are meh

by Especial Correspondents November 8, 2012 El Now
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The reelection of President Barack Obama is news around the world, too, so POCHO Ñews Service PNS sent reporters out on the street to gather reactions from colorfully-dressed pedestrians who consented to interviews and photos without compensation. Here’s what they had to say:

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Cholas turning Japanese? We really think so! Meet the J-Cholas (photos)

by SEÑOR BLACKWELL September 7, 2012 Cultura
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Yakuza lowriders? Check. Spanish Crip-walking cholo wannabes? Check. Good ole boy Southern Comfort luchador-looking surf rockers? Check. Face it, brown is the new black. Today’s example? Japanese cholas!

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