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Japanese net user finds U.S. propaganda film from WWII and draws unusual conclusion

An American wartime propaganda video has one Japanese citizen reflecting on his nation’s societal structure today.

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President Trump’s Pearl Harbor comments turn out to be misreported, all of Japan sighs in relief

Despite the “fake news”, the Japanese are glad that it was not a sign of a deteriorating political relationship.

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Japanese people react to reading that “pizza is a vegetable in America”

If you live in the States, you may remember a few years ago when Congress blocked a proposal that aimed to make school lunches for children healthier. One of the provisions which stirred up considerable debate involved increasing the amount of tomato paste necessary to be considered a full serving of fruits and vegetables, but the proposal was eventually nixed, effectively maintaining that the tomato sauce used on pizza could count as a serving of vegetables.

After a Japanese news site broke the story fashionably late last month, Japanese people were incredulous to hear that from a legal standpoint, “pizza is a vegetable” in the U.S. Read on to learn more about the ongoing debate and some reactions of readers.

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