Category: NHK

Mcdonald’s Retro Ad Bewitched Lookalike

  [flashvideo filename=http://letsjapan.mark-weitzman.com/wp-content/uploads/flash/Mcdonalds-Japan-Bewitched-TV-commercial.flv /] A new Mcdonald’s TV commercial depicts a 1960’s American scenario that seems to be featuring the witch Samantha from the TV show Bewitched. In the ad, "Samantha" serves a single Quarter Pounder Bacon & BBQ burger to a birthday party consisting of 6 kids. Her husband "Darren" and another woman (possibly

Tokyo Monkey Maybe Moved To Osaka

A monkey scampered through a residential neighborhood in Ibaraki City, Osaka prefecture, and ate a dried persimmon. A passerby called police around 2:30 p.m. Feb. 13. "There is a big ape in the East Ota neighborhood," the woman told police. The Japanese macaque monkey snacked while police kept watch. The police pursued the monkey as

Nothing To Eat

Falsified Tainted or Aged? Food safety and mislabeling scandals in Japan, in alphabetical order. Beef Meat Hope president gets 4 years for scam (2008-03-20) SAPPORO (The Asahi Shimbun) – The district court here Wednesday handed a four-year prison term to the president of Meat Hope Co. for defrauding clients and consumers by mislabelling its products…The

Life NHK News Style

If NHK reported your daily life. When a taxi driver is mugged, a person sleeps through a burglary, or a screw falls off an aircraft’s landing gear door, NHK’s charts, graphs, arrows, experts and computer generated images will show you exactly how it happened.?