A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of an Australian (living in Japan) friend over for a visit.  I asked her if people still dressed up in ninja outfits, maid outfits, etc.  She said “Yes”

I then asked her when she takes photographs with friends does she do the peace sign.  She also said “Yes”

Finally I asked whether all Japanese people do the peace sign when being photographed.  The answer of course was still Yes.

Funny enough, last night I found Wong Fu’s channel on YouTube… you should really check it out if you have the time.  But more importantly I wanted to share their video about the Victory/Peace Pose.


If I had more time in the days I would try to catch up on the Community Channel at youtube.  As I write this she has gotten over  19 million category views and over 400K subscribers.

What I like about her style is how she tackles some Asian questions that really make you go hmmm… and she’s just darned funny.  I think she spends a lot of her time working on this content and is really good at editing.

For a sample clip, which I always found funny is her take on “bending at the knees for love”


If you grew up in the 80s you surely loved ninjas.  The questions were, did you want to be the white ninja or the black ninja – sort of like the Storm Shadow versus Snake Eyes question.   In my eyes the good ninja was the one to be.  Take a look at this hilarious clip about ninja spottings


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