politics

Ladies and Gentlemen, the comedy stylings of Vladimir Putin 【Video】

Russian President Vladimir Putin shows his playful side by only making a veiled threat against neighboring countries.

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Cosplay organization receives official government grant from Tokyo’s Ota Ward

”Cosplay is a form of expression,” asserts anime-loving politician.

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Donald Trump’s granddaughter performs cover of Japan’s “Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen” 【Video】

Her grandfather may have just become America’s president-elect, but it looks like it’s Japan’s Piko Taro who’s in her thoughts.

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Japanese news program criticized for translating Lady Gaga’s protest message as “I hate Trump.”

Liberal translation of statement at protest against conservative politician has fans wondering what happened to the love.

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Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump reportedly to be appointed next ambassador to Japan

The prospect has Japanese netizens, quite surprisingly, very excited.

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Expecting Trump defeat, Twitter artist draws president-elect as slain Attack on Titan monster

Hillary Clinton shows off 3-D maneuver gear prowess.

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Japanese politician’s election plan: Put a gigantic, adorable cat on his campaign poster

Cute like a kitty, and also maybe crazy like a fox?

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Because if you’re old enough to cast a vote, you’re old enough to bust a nut.

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Matcha ice cream used to encourage young people to vote in upcoming Japanese election

As 18 and 19 year olds are now allowed to vote in Japan for the first time this year, a surprising campaign is being advertised to encourage them to take to the polls.

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Nara deer takes a stand against upcoming Japanese election by eating electoral poster

And Japanese Twitter users are quick to provide us with some hilarious political commentary.

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You gotta fight for your right to flash mob?

Is a flash mob protected free speech? The Japanese courts will decide.

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The Obama Bowl — Hiroshima restaurant’s newest dish salutes visit by U.S. president 【Taste test】

Thanks, Obama (for lunch)!

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U.K. Foreign & Commonwealth Office’s cat charms and surprises Japan by Tweeting in Japanese

Two months into his job, the feline Palmerston is already looking to expand his outreach to a global scale.

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Foreign press greeted by unusually conspicuous ninjas at G7 summit

Normally you wouldn’t see a ninja until it’s too late…

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The Washington Post would like you to meet RocketNews24’s Mr. Sato

RocketNews24’s Director of Craziness gains even more international fame as the award-winning American news organization showcases his Donald Trump makeover.

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What happens when you go to a Tokyo hair salon and say “Make me look like Donald Trump”? 【Pics】

In his latest makeover, RocketNews24’s very own Mr. Sato becomes The Donald.

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Weaponized wig offered to Donald Trump by Japanese inventor

Celebrity inventor and “Greatest Scientist in History” Dr. NakaMats throws his support behind the Republican front-runner in the form of the mightiest weapon known to man: Guard Wig.

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This is the most ridiculous claim that China has on the South China Sea

Since the establishment of modern China following World War II, both China and Taiwan have claimed nearly the entirety of the South China Sea as their own.

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Man strips down to Sailor Moon cosplay outfit to disrupt Donald Trump political rally 【Video】

Maybe the U.S. presidential candidate doesn’t have as much otaku cred as some people think he does.

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Little sister anime star grows up, becomes spokesmodel for Japan’s teen voter education campaign

My little sister can’t possibly be this politically active, can she?

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