Danny Choo is a guestblogger on Boing Boing. Danny resides in Tokyo, and blogs about life in Japan and Japanese subculture - he also works part time for the empire
Seen the Free Hugs in Tokyo for many a moon now but this was the first time I saw Free Tosses.
"Free Toss" in this case meaning where they throw you in the air like this
Folks visiting from the UK however may get the wrong idea about a "free toss" - "tossing" in London slang means to wax ones dolphin
Photo dug up from my Japan Photos
Vader and a TK unit giving out free hugs in Harajuku - larger photos at Kirainet
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