I’ll be the first to say that it is often discouraging watching United States children interacting with each other (or the lack thereof) this day in age. Instead of playing outside or participating in athletic activities, in general, United States kids are often accused of spending way too much of their time watching movies on ipads, playing video games alone, or fiddling with their Iphones.
There are countries like Japan, Spain, and Germany, who commonly claim that they are dominating the US in children’s education – bragging about comparative test scores and laughing at us for our current perceived lack of childhood education. In fact, in some polls, the USA is no longer even in the top 20 internationally.
But seeing this, all of that’s perfectly ok with me, because, call me crazy, I am not down with my toddlers climbing into a f*king inflatable anus. In a recent “exhibit” the Japanese are inspiring young children to “explore” the human body by climbing into a butthole.
Karada no Fushigi Daibouken — translated as “The Mysterious Great Adventure of the Body,” sends kids on an adventure that begins with a journey right up the sphincter. Why it doesn’t start at the mouth and end at the anus is a bit of a head-scratcher, but never mind, because there are also giant plastic poo mounds to climb on!
Umm ya sounds great, that’s perfectly normal for an 8-year-old?! I’ll take Pac-Man, Donkey Kong and tee ball, thanks anyway.