Mac Denny

Writer / Translator

Mac Denny is a freelance Japanese-English translator and interpreter. Mac enjoys writing/translating for RocketNews24 because it gives him a chance to turn Japanese media writing on its head and use puns, sarcasm and double entendre in English at will.

Mac evaluated baseball players throughout Japan for Major League Baseball organizations for several years from a base in Kochi Prefecture and later from Tokyo. He specializes in translating and interpreting involving sports, tourism, transportation and environmental issues. He currently resides in California.

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Lame Applicant Pool Plagues Don Quijote, Discount Superstore Posts Recruiting Fails

Lame Applicant Pool Plagues Don Quijote, Discount Superstore Posts Recruiting Fails

Part of the fun of visiting Don Quijote discount superstores is the vastly diverse clientele swarming the narrow aisles. People from all walks of life sort through the unique, chintzy merchandise and add a distinct flavor to the atmosphere inside the gaudy stores.

An atmosphere that Don Quijote apparently does not want to see behind the counter. The retail giant has put out an urgent call for “plain, normal people” on its online job postings after struggling to find even these very average folks in their latest round of recruiting in the Tokyo Metropolis.

In a frustrated cry for help, Don Quijote posted reasons why previous applicants had failed to measure up to its expectations on FromAnavi (the post has since been removed). Read More

Gifu, Kyoto Rack Up Highest Averages in Japanese Boob Size Survey, Saitama Falls Flat

Gifu, Kyoto Rack Up Highest Averages in Japanese Boob Size Survey, Saitama Falls Flat

Cosmetics website “LC love cosmetic” (www.lovecosmetic.jp)  shared the results of a quick-and-dirty survey it conducted about women’s bust sizes, and the surprising facts are certain to titillate men (and women) with certain – ahem – outsized preferences.

The website, which bills itself as being “for two persons who love,” posted a list of Japan’s 47 prefectures arranged by average cup size, and for persons who love two large, shining orbs, there are no better places in Japan than Gifu and Kyoto Prefectures, where E is the norm.

For those who don’t like speed bumps between themselves and their lovers, Saitama Prefecture and its A-cup average beckon. The national average fell between B- and C-cups, with a majority of prefectures in East Japan at B and a majority of those in West Japan at C. Read More

Does Japan Have New “Hottest Politician?”

Does Japan Have New “Hottest Politician?”

The Japanese Internet is erupting with debate over whether newly elected 26-year-old Niiza City Councilwoman Asuka Tachikawa is more beautiful than Hachinohe City Councilwoman Yuri Fujikawa, previously dubbed “too hot for city council.”

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Horn Dogs Dash to Get Drilled by Dainty Dentists

Horn Dogs Dash to Get Drilled by Dainty Dentists

Anything could make a visit to the dentist more enjoyable, but what on earth would make a man schedule an appointment months in advance or show up and wait several hours to get his teeth checked?

Why, a hot dentist, of course. Clinics in Taiwan seem to get it: employing gorgeous young dentists has led to parades of patients lining up to get checked and check the women out. Read More

Venus and Mars: Thermographic Research Reinforces Hot Hypothesis

Venus and Mars: Thermographic Research Reinforces Hot Hypothesis

Look at that frisky, young couple over there.  They’re so hot for each other.

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21-Year-Old Shut-in Goes Au Naturel, Draws Creepy Crowd on Internet Forum

Plenty of 20-somethings sponge off their parents, but one 21-year-old Japanese parasite refuses to sponge herself off and is attracting a gaggle of male admirers on Japanese Internet forum 2channel.

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