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Media Mix, Dec. 3, 2017

Here’s this week’s Media Mix, which is about Japan’s difficulties in becoming an arms exporter. The gist of the piece is that there is still a certain reluctance to call a spade a spade, and thus arms sales are spun as being something different that what they inherently are, which is selling weapons that will eventually be used for destructive purposes. 383 more words

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Ghibli film secret revealed as Japan Self-Defense Forces soldier deciphers secret code in Laputa

According to this former soldier, the message that director Hayao Miyazaki hid in morse code has never been revealed until now. 542 more words

Japan

USO Okinawa Service Salute 2017

The United Service Organizations Inc., better known as the USO, is a nonprofit organization most famous for bringing entertainment to United States service members while overseas. 117 more words

Okinawa

Japanese professor concerned that female soldiers would be “naked” after bombs blow off clothes

Tries painting a dark picture of constitutional amendments, raises eyebrows for colorful imagination that resembles naughty anime or video game. 612 more words

Japan