politics

“Protect the Nation from NHK Party” becomes “Protect the Nation from Old Parties Party”

Constantly changing one’s mind is an interesting political strategy.

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Chinese Embassy tweets controversial comic about U.S. democracy

China starts another Twitter war, this time fanning the flames between Japan and American relations.

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City Councilman Super Crazy Kun’s election victory ruled invalid by commission

Toda City representative vows to fight like super crazy to retain his position.

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Chiba election heating up with surprise marriage proposal and an ambitious Disney-loving clown full of promises

You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and who knows? Maybe you’ll even vote.

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Joker in the running for Chiba Gubernatorial Election

Why so serious, Chiba?

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Chief Cabinet Secretary Kato asks China to stop anally testing Japanese visitors for COVID-19

Travelers being put in a very uncomfortable position.

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Leader of political party that refuses to pay NHK ordered to pay NHK

It will be the hardest 40 bucks he ever spent.

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Tokyo Olympic chief may resign over misogynistic remarks, promises statement

Over 500 volunteers have quit following Yoshiro Mori’s controversial remarks about how much women talk.

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Councilman Super Crazy Kun begins work, but considerably less crazy looking

You don’t have to be super crazy to serve on the city council, but it helps.

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Female politicians stage “white action” protest against Tokyo Olympic head’s misogynist remarks

Group takes inspiration from similar protest in the U.S.

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Japanese politician piggybacks on Demon Slayer’s popularity by exploiting copyright loophole

Kimetsu no Yaiba fans aren’t pleased with election poster, but there’s not much publisher can do about it.

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Head of Tokyo Olympics doesn’t want women in leadership roles because he thinks they talk too much

”Women, they have a very competitive nature.”

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Super Crazy Kun wins seat in Toda City Council election

And what a long super-crazy ride it’s been.

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Donald Trump parades around streets in Japan on the shoulders of Japanese supporters

Protestors in Japan show their fervent love for Trump despite needing help to sing the U.S. national anthem.

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Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has a stealth cameo in Cyberpunk 2077, gamers say【Pics】

Cyber Abe?

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Did the Governor of Tokyo just cosplay as Buzz Lightyear to talk about coronavirus?

People can’t work out whether she looks more like a character from Toy Story or Neon Genesis Evangelion.

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Ikeda City mayor pledges to pay about six bucks in restitution for installing sauna in his office

It’s not about the principle. It’s the money.

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Japanese Joe Biden tries the Biden Burger in Japan

The sweet taste of democracy in a burger that tips its hat to some Pennsylvania favourites.

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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.

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Can a Tokyo hair salon change Mr. Sato into Joe Biden?

Our favorite hair stylist’s skills are certainly no malarkey.

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