-- From a "Choco Bouchee" chocolate
Confidence of creating deliciousness.|
This tastiness can not be carried even by both hands.
cake treat from Lotte.
-- Catchy phrase on a chopstick holder.
What is the most important thing for us?|
Love, friend, study, and etc. But taking
care of myself in the best.
-- A helpful sign at the Alpha-1 Hotel in Tsuruoka, meant to explain how to use your room's keychain to activate the lights and air conditioning.
Guide of a economy switch
There is a power box on the wall Please plug your keyholder|
into the box
It started all lighting and air conditioning
Please keep the keyholder as it, if you in the room
*Please don't forget to take the key when you go out.
-- Sign just outside of the House of Rose in the Sunshine City mall, Ikebukuro ward, Tokyo.
[Update 1/2000: House of Rose is now long gone, as well as this sign... so don't go looking for it!]
HOUSE OF ROSE|
Healthy natural beauty
... adds joy to the life
HOUSE OF ROSE focuses on the
flexible dynamism of the nature
and its products.
All our skincare products
have been created in formulation with
natural ingredients ,including essences
extracted from flowers, stems
and roots,and honey or royal jelly.
They are in principal free of any artificial
flavors or colors,and the use of any additives
that may cause excessive load on the skin
is eliminated to the possible extent.
It is our motto to achieve the best harmony
of nature's blessings and the human windom
to offer the products for our customers
to maintain the transparency of
the beautiful natural skin.
-- Intriguing statement from a paper shopping bag from a toy store in Tsuruoka, in Yamagata prefecture of Japan.
Elephant Dum is a popular with
us. His humming makes us
feel dancing like a
-- From a Lotte ice cream bar vending machine.
The delicious taste of Lotte depends on the highest quality of materials
and distinguished technique of manufacturing
-- From a DyDo tea and coffe vending machine. By the way, Japan uses the metric system so all drinks are measured in liters... not gallons. In fact, I doubt the average citizen of Japan would know what a gallon was.
There's a gallon of deliciousness in every drop.|
Reach for the taste of good taste, reach for DyDo.
-- From the side of a cigarette vending machine.
Smoking Clean & Tender Heart
-- Quote on a bag from Snoopy House -- an all-Peanuts specialty store -- in Harajuku ward, Tokyo. This is circa 1/2000; golf is very popular in manga, anime, and video games at the moment.
SNOOPY is the world famous beagle and the revered pet of CHARLIE BROWN.|
He excels in sports (expect the random golf game), lives for food,
and always attracts a crowd.
-- From the wrapper for a wet napkin from the Kentucky Fried Chicken in the Yaesu underground mall near the JR Tokyo Station, Tokyo.
Always Delicious, Always Sincere.|
Colonel Sanders, the founder
had been stubbornlyparticular about
bringing you the irreplaceble taste and service.
-- From a sign advertising a "comic cafe" called Mag Time, a restaurant where you can read the latest comics and magazines as you dine. Located in Nishikasi ward, Tokyo [in 1998].
LET'S ENJYOY READ TO MAGAZINE,|
COMIC,OR MANY CARTOONS!