Just how different is life for the beautiful people?
Our Japanese-language reporter P.K. Sanjun is a deep thinker. Among the things occupying his mind recently have been musings on the difficulty of raising a child without being able to secure day care provision and the challenges blind people face getting around Tokyo.
Oh, and then there’s the most recent question he’s been pondering: What happens when you put a piping hot, just-cooked crepe onto a handsome man’s face?
▼ Just because P.K.’s thoughts are deep doesn’t mean they’re always headed in a sensible direction.
P.K.’s curiosity was aroused last month while he was watching an episode of comedy program Downtown’s Gaki no Tsukai Yarahende!. During the show, the cast participated in one of the grand traditions of Japanese comedy by playing a “punishment game,” called a