All Japan Obachan Party

What Happened To The Japanese Wolf?

If you ever plan to go hiking in Japan, chances are that you will never encounter a Japanese wolf despite its depiction in art and appearances in shrines like Mitsumine Shrine. “Why’s that?” you may ask. Sadly, the Japanese wolf has been extinct for quite some time, though not so long ago. In fact, the…

Osaka Obachan: a new political party?

What does “Obachan” mean? In Japanese Obachan means “Aunt”, but it is often used to refer to an older woman. In most parts of Japan, the word is slightly derogatory because the image of an “obachan” is a boisterous, nosy, busybody. But, in Osaka many women wear the word with pride! Osaka Obachan ss-anzu.cocolog-nifty.com/ Osaka…