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March 10, 2004




seaman ship

apophenia has word from Wirefarm about an ad shown in Shibuya. The intent? To recruit Japanese to join the Navy? Very much different from Army Of One ads I remember seeing in the States!

Japan Today's banterish crowd also has things to say about it. Including the following by pgran:

In true Japanese style, it takes 7 sailors to guide a helicopter in for a landing (as depicted in the recruitment poster)

Reminds me of going to Starbucks in Japan: you make your order to the person at the counter and end up hearing the order echoed 3-4 times--once by each of the accompanying workers.

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