Portland made a fantastic video to woo Japanese tourists

"Odnarotoop" is Portland spelled backwards with Japanese pronunciation. It's also the name of this Terry Gilliam-esque video with a catchy song.

Here's the English translation of the lyrics:

These are the mountains that rise in the distance

And this is the river that runs right beside us

And these are the bridges that always connect us in

Odnaraotoop

These are the streets where we meet up for breakfast

and maybe some ice cream or a few dozen donuts

and these are the places we drink when we’re finished in

Odnarotoop

Odnarotoop, Odnarotoop

everyone’s open, so do what you want to in Odnarotoop

And this is the music we play in our basements

and our in the street where the city can hear us

so sing right along if you’re planning to join us in Odnarotoop

Odnarotoop, Odnarotoop

everyone’s open, so do what you want to in Odnarotoop

This is the coffee we drink in the morning

and this is the treehouse my neighbor is building

everyone’s open and ready to greet you in Odnarotoop

And these are the bikes that we like to ride naked

and this is the art that we’re all busy making

everyone’s open so do what you want to in Odnarotoop

[via Tofugu]

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