Tokyo Damage Report

Archive for November, 2003

Interview: Hello Kitty taxicab driver

engrish of the day: soundtrack: ‘rockin’ pneumonia’ – Proffessor Longhair   Ok, guess what hello kitty is up to now? TAXICABS. That’s right, taxicabs. Not content with Kitty ice-skates, bicycles, and the occasional monorail, Kitty-chan now has her own line of taxis. Instead of an old, cigarette-smoking guy driving you around, your chaufers are a […]

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Alamode night (goth loli event) dragqueen version!

ENGRISH OF THE DAY:   some band named ‘crab nebula’ **, with a glued-on Frank Zappa moustache and eyebrows, doing a parody of the SHEIK YOURBOUTI album cover. . . and it has NOTHING to do with zappa’s music!! SOUNDTRACK: ‘just got paid today’ – rapeman version That night I go to yet another drag […]

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2003 robot show!

  DATE; thursday october 20 ENGRISH OF THE DAY: SOUNDTRACK : ‘johnny comes marching home again’ – trad. ‘the last (mary)’ – nomeansno   Once again, I cut school (shh!!!!), because I am a) older than my teachers, who, by the way, are not the boss of me b) #2 out of all the students […]

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keruppino @ nishiogikubo Watts

ENGRISH OF THE DAY:   SOUNDTRACK : ‘children’s story’ ICE CUBE   KERUPINO concert. It’s a weird show – no audience but the bands. I guess it’s more of an ‘audition’ – so the barmaster can decide if the bands are good enough to play a ‘real’ show. A $17 audition. But KERUPINO’s vocalist gets […]

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vitamin X (holland), dsb, vivisick, 1 yah 1, humongous

YET ANOTHER (YAWN) INSANE VIOLENT CRAZY PUNK SHOW. which also means: MORE PUNK BUTTS: this time: jean paul gaultier underpants with pink plastic spikey belt and 40 pound wallet chain: and, Small Army Tent Used As A Man Purse AWESOME!!!!   THEN this band played. who are they ? i don’t know. either 1 YAH […]

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2003 winter design festa

TOKYO BIG SITE EVENT: DESIGN FIESTA. I got a flyer for this event 4 months ago. The flyer showed a bunch of collages and paper mache sculptures. I thus dismissed as a bunch of hippie bullshit. Plus, they made the mistake of using the ‘d-word.’ But, as the event approached, I heard the little voice […]

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scatology show (with ska music!)

ENGRISH OF THE DAY: Tonight’s event: SCAT PARADISE. Yes. The time has come to see about this ‘jap scat’ hobby that all the movie stars are talking about nowadays. the venue was a bar called LOFT PLUS ONE. It’s famous for doing jacked shit like this. It’s like this all-purpose underground culture venue. Every night […]

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padlock, without system, inu magai, crossface

TODAY WAS ANOTHER PUNK SHOW. which means, MORE PICTURES OF BUTTS!!!! ALSO, here’s some kids. .. . Miki (on the right) is a university student. i asked him (in jest) if he’s studying to be a lawyer. he said,(seriously) no, i’m studying international development. also, that weapon he’s brandishing? not a knife, but a KNIFE […]

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department H : musical version.

in case you missed the last review, DEPARTMENT H is a sort of sexy carnival-like smorgasbord of perversion, on the first saturday of every month So this might be a good time to explain the difference between HENTAI pervs and FETISH pervs. HENTAI pervs are the usual Otaku types — very quiet, chubby middleaged guys […]

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