Another marking of summer is the arrival of the “freshies” otherwise known as the new JETs. This year 42 brave souls have been dispatched to the front lines (public schools) around Fukuoka Prefecture to teach foreign languages and to entertain the natives. Pictured here, the rookies are, in a tradition dating back nearly eight years, are fed meat and beer before heading off on their missions.
Fighto! Fighto! Gambare Gaikokujin!