Monday, May 30, 2011

Japan's Hard Gay stages a comeback

Straight Japanese comedian Masaki Sumitani, who shattered his foot during a return to wrestling following the decline in popularity of his "hard gay" schtick, is attempting to make a comeback, saying that he isn't a one-hit wonder but a two-hit wonder. His latest gig is a promotion clip for The Devil's Third, the upcoming game from Dead or Alive creator Tomonobu Itagaki.

Below: Hard Gay Visits Yahoo Japan (Yahoo got an auction site in Japan running before eBay invaded, and successfully warded off eBay's attempt to duplicate its American success there. It was one of then-CEO Meg Whitman's more conspicuous business failures.) Some of the English translations below are probably far more offensive than the original Japanese.

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