Wawrinka is one lucky fellow. I see lust.
There is no question that Michael Phelps is the sexiest US swimmer. I’m confused by the attention given to the uber douchie Ryan Lochte. Seeing him in his goggles and suggestive yet minimal speedo is an inspiration for swimming, bathing, or just lust.
This new word イクメン combine the slang ikemen, which means attractive man, with iku, which means child-raising. It is one of the many, many sub-categories of men I find very hot in Tokyo. Watching men whose main accessories are their toddlers inspires admiration and lust.
And, like every trend in Japan, it’s been fully commercialized, including a special section of Takashimaya department store’s website! For more 2010 new words, check out this Japan Times article.