politicians

Japan’s Minister in Charge of Information Technology Policy defends politicians’ use of paper

Says tree-based physical media is “easier” in certain situation.

Read More

Japanese mayor “Jo Baiden” becomes famous after U.S. election

A meeting between the two Bidens looks set to be on the cards for the future.

Read More

Donald Trump and Joe Biden chibi mascot characters win fans during results coverage in Japan

Japanese media covers the U.S. presidential election in true zany Japanese style.

Read More

Japanese PM’s “low-level English” tweet to Donald Trump reportedly slammed by his own party

A source at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs says they’ll be stepping in to help PM Suga in future.

Read More

Japanese politician caught watching crocodile video in parliament meeting finally explains himself

A simple reason for a bizarre scandal.

Read More

Japanese politician scraps plan to use Animal Crossing for political campaign tour

Netizens were quick to point out why his plan wouldn’t work.

Read More

Potential prime minister successor posts seemingly heartwarming photo, it backfires immediately

So what about this photo ticked people off?

Read More

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announces resignation

Longest serving prime minster in Japan’s history has been in office since 2012.

Read More

Japanese prime minister accidentally asked about government’s massive “Robbery Campaign” budget

Politician from opposing party criticizes Shinzo Abe for official project, but the true crime is a linguistic one.

Read More

Japanese politician gets caught watching a crocodile video during a parliamentary session

The politician made a snap judgement to continue watching the video.

Read More

List of shame from Japanese government  may be next weapon in fight against coronavirus

Politician wants people to know which businesses in one high-risk industry are ignoring warnings during the state of emergency.

Read More

Japanese Prime Minister appears with Gen Hoshino in awkward “stay home” video

Abe joins a viral trend, makes people cringe around the country. 

Read More

Japanese prefectural government passes video game ban limiting kids’ daily play, smartphone time

Oh, but of course they’re allowed to continue studying until any time of night.

Read More

Australian politician calls for immediate review of all anime due to depictions of “child abuse”

“They contain depictions of wide-eyed children, usually in school uniforms, engaged in explicit sexual activities and poses, and often being sexually abused.”

Read More

Japanese politicians want to set daily limit on how much time kids can spend playing video games

Proposal also bans playing games after certain times at night depending on gamer’s age.

Read More

X Japan’s Yoshiki’s birthday party gets extra-special with a surprise visit from Barack Obama

J-rock legend hangs out with the 44th president of the United States at birthday bash in California.

Read More

Eating Tokyo’s most expensive pancakes required us to go through a security check

Mr. Sato eats the pancakes that won the heart of one of the most powerful politicians in Japan, but were they worth it?

Read More

Gang of Japanese politicians chase man down street, restrain him for “obstructing campaign”【Vid】

”This is like something the yakuza would do.”

Read More

Japan’s prime minister asks men cheating on their wives, and their girlfriends to vote for him

Votes are votes, right?

Read More

Japanese politician’s birthrate plan: Have parents nag their kids to have “at least three babies”

Wants Grandma and Grandpa to get in on the pro-procreation propaganda too.

Read More

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3