Friday, March 6, 2009

Yes We Can (Do Magic)

From the "too well-intentioned to be racist" category, here's some more Japanese black-faced Obama goodness (with one mannish-looking Michelle):

And you thought the U.S. was nutty for change.

By the way, you know the part where Magic Japanese Obama turns a lemon into a tangerine? In Japanese, the word for tangerine is "mikan".

That's right, that whole trick was a setup for the pun "Yes, mi kan".

God, I miss Japanese TV.

(Oh, and if anyone out there can help me find an accurate way to describe the sound that the Japanese audience makes at 2:56, 3:18 and 3:33, it would greatly help with several parts of my book.)

Related Posts:
Japan's Obama Mania
Meet the Japanese Obama