Morning Musume Mushroom Madness

Matsutake (松茸) is the common name for a group of mushrooms in Japan. It has been an important element of Japanese cuisine for at least 1,000 years. The tradition of mushroom giving persists today in Japan’s corporate world, and a gift of matsutake is considered special and is cherished by those who receive it.

Morning Musume (モーニング娘。, Mōningu Musume) is a popular all-girl J-pop group from Japan that often changes its members. It is also known as “Momusu” (モー娘。, Mōmusu.). Their act revolves around singing and dancing to generally upbeat melodies. They are the lead group of the Hello! Project, masterminded by Tsunku.

Bunch of Sushis

There are many views as to what defines Japanese cuisine, as the everyday food of the Japanese people have diversified immensely over the past century or so. In Japan, the term “Japanese cuisine” (nihon ryōri or washoku) refers to traditional-style Japanese food, similar to what already existed before the end of national seclusion in 1868. In a broader sense of the word, it could also include foods whose ingredients or cooking methods were subsequently introduced from abroad, but which have been developed by Japanese who made them their own.

A practical joke or prank is a situation set up usually to produce what the perpetrator imagines to be a humorous physical outcome at the expense of the target. Practical jokes are distinct from slapstick comedy or knockabout, in which the goal is to make physical events appear miscalculated, inept, or accidental. The term practical refers to the fact that the joke consists of someone doing something (a ‘practice’), rather than a word joke.

Asahi Super Dry Daisuke Matsuzaka

Asahi Breweries, Ltd. (アサヒビール株式会社 Asahi Bīru Kabushiki Gaisha) TYO: 2502 is the 2nd largest beer brewery in Japan and soft drink company based in Tokyo, Japan. The company originally led the Japanese craze for dry beer with Asahi Super Dry in 1987, leading to its dramatic turnaround in business performance, and surprassing former 2nd ranker Sapporo Breweries in sales and profits.

Daisuke Matsuzaka (松坂 大輔, Matsuzaka Daisuke, born September 13, 1980 in Tokyo, Japan ( often rendered as “DICE-kay” or “DICE-keh”), nicknamed The Monster in Japan is a Japanese professional baseball player who became a member of the Boston Red Sox on December 13, 2006. It is widely anticipated that he will be a starting pitcher. He previously played for the Seibu Lions in Japan’s Pacific League.