politics

YouTube livestreamer enters politics, aims to get votes with eye-catching campaign poster.

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Tokyo gubernatorial candidate strips naked in televised campaign speech

Candidate exercises right to wear poop-stained diaper on head during address.

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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.

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New conspiracy theory emerges that Shinzo Abe is legendary yokai Amabie

Alright, now hear me out on this one…

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

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

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Japanese city sends heartwarming care package to out-of-town students during coronavirus crisis

Young people well up with hometown pride and tears as mayor thanks them for staying away to protect their families.

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Social distancing browser game lets you push people away as Tokyo mayor or U.S. president

Vent your anger on those who break the rules while picking up free wagyu beef and masks from Prime Minister Shinzo Abe along the way. 

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

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

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Cosplayer and self-professed meme queen becomes member of Taiwan parliament

Taiwan’s youngest member of parliament is a huge fan of anime and cosplay.

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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.

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Vandalism on rise at Japanese shrines as pro-Hong Kong protest prayer boards are defaced

Ema supporting ongoing Hong Kong protests have been crossed out, snapped into pieces, and written over in Chinese.

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Hong Kong counter-protesters gather to sing Chinese national anthem on streets of Osaka, Japan

Videos show dozens-strong assembly in middle of downtown shopping district.

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

”This is like something the yakuza would do.”

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Prime Minister Abe undergoes a spectrum of emotions in eight seconds flat

A brief moment of vulnerability in the normally stone-faced PM.

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

Votes are votes, right?

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Yu-Gi-Oh! creator apologizes for drawing charters making political statements ahead of elections

Doesn’t back away from accusation that Japan’s currently in-power politicians are “betraying the country” though.

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Trolling doesn’t get any more official than this.

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Incredible videos show seas of Hong Kong protestors parting to let ambulances through【Videos】

Two-million person protests quickly and compassionately give up their position in the streets for the sake of the injured.

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Japanese right-wing nationalists send a message to Donald Trump in Japan

Propaganda trucks in Tokyo pause their racist hate speeches to play the American national anthem.

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Japanese TV broadcaster captions Donald Trump’s sumo speech in Tokyo as just “English”

But even though it looks like the laziest translation job ever, it might be justified.

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