Linkage March 7

Let’s Roll

Literary Baron of Néojaponisme Matt T. honors the death of D&D founder Gary Gygax by looking at the history of his seminal RPG’s translation into Japanese.

Cele-bitch Magazine

Welcome to Macias Country. There are apparently so many hostess-aspiring glam-gyaru in Japan these days that they need two different magazines. And yes, this one also has nice profiles of young single mothers making ends meet through “night work.”

お母さん喫茶「マザー」がオープン…25歳以上の“お母さん役”が現代人の疲れを癒す

“Mom Cafes.” Let’s be honest: the whole “Maid Cafe” thing up until now was only popular because the Otaku were too ashamed to admit what they really wanted. Soon the Otaku will have “Womb Cafes” where they can completely forget, for a brief moment, the whole pain of being alive.

W. David MARX
March 7, 2008

One Response

  1. Matt Says:

    Insert hilarious bit in which mom complains about being treated like maid here!