politics

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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Bacon seems to have fried the brain of one of Japan’s top politicians, judging from crazy tweet

Minister for Foreign Affairs’ tweet descends into emoji madness before ending on a porky cliffhanger.

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Japanese PM Abe installing Canadian door knocker mesmerizes the globe【Video】

There’s something extremely relaxing about a world leader doing simple DIY.

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Final Fantasy’s Yoshitaka Amano paints awesome portrait of Japan’s prime minister

One of these dashing samurai is actually Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

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“Women, go back to the kitchen” command misogynistic election banners seen in Okinawa

Female candidate and male opponent denounce classless political message.

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Japanese Twitter users surprised that the Foreign Minister did something cool

It took about a decade, but the Abe administration is finally figuring out how to use Twitter.

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Marie Kondo helps Donald Trump tidy up the White House 【Video】

Will they be able to make cleaning great again?

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Japanese Dragon Quest fan finds her one-button fix for composer’s questionable politics

Koichi Sugiyama’s political beliefs keep some gamers from enjoying the video game series, so this famous Japanese psychiatry expert has her own special cheat code.

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Ibaraki Prefecture marketing chief regarding their capital city: “Mito sucks! Die!”

Who knew Ibaraki was so punk?

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Japanese parliament descends into utter chaos, shouting match over proposed water law【Video】

Move to allow private companies to handle public water supply has politicians fired up, supporters unwilling to communicate as dissenter shouts “No! No! No! No! No!”

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Donald Trump will probably be the first foreign leader to meet with Japan’s new emperor

State visit likely to occur in late spring/early summer of next year.

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Man in charge of cybersecurity for 2020 Olympics has never touched a computer

In other words, now’s probably a good time to get all that valuable data onto removable physical media.

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After more than three years as a terrorist hostage in Syria, Japanese reporter is on his way home

Jumpei Yasuda also explains why he said he was a South Korean man named Umaru in a video filmed by is captors.

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Barack Obama tells the world he doesn’t care about Pokémon【Video】

The former U.S. president encourages you to choose someone other than Pikachu.

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Osaka ends sister city relationship with San Francisco over comfort women memorial dispute

61-year governmental partnership brought to a close as Osaka mayor cites lack of necessary “deep trust.”

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