I'm Not There (1956) writes: Jeffrey Zeldman brings up the interesting issue of paradox between Japan's strong background in simplicity and complexity of Japanese websites. The post invites you to see http://www.mhlw.go.jp/ and a few other websites, which all are as crowded as it can get. "It is odd that in Japan, land of world-leading minimalism in the traditional arts and design, web users and skilled web design practitioners believe more is more."
If you hype something and it succeeds, you're a genius -- it wasn't a
hype. If you hype it and it fails, then it was just a hype.
-- Neil Bogart