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New anime Gate entertains, tries to recruit you to the Japan Self-Defense Forces at the same time

We’ve seen the Japanese Self-Defense Forces get quite creative with trying to entice new recruits, but never before have we seen them do an all-out official collaboration with an anime. 417 more words

Japan

Civilian home struck by bullet fired at nearby Japan Self-Defense Forces training ground

No matter what your job is, it’s important to be skilled with the tools of your particular trade. That’s especially true if those tools happen to be… 225 more words

Japan

Breaking with the Past, Japan Moves to Allow Military Combat for First Time in 70 Years

Mr. Abe has presented the package as an unavoidable response to new threats facing Japan, in particular the growing military power of China. He seized on the murder of two Japanese hostages by the Islamic State militant group in January as an example of why Japan needs to loosen restrictions on its military. 832 more words

War Room

Readout of Secretary of Defense Ash Carter's Meeting with Japan Defense Minister Gen Nakatani

Today, Secretary Carter met with Japan Defense Minister Gen Nakatani at the Pentagon. During the 60 minute meeting, the leaders discussed implementation plans of the newly released guidelines for U.S.-Japan defense cooperation, regional situations, the realignment of U.S. 102 more words

Department Of Defense

Japan to play broader role under new defense guidelines

The US and Japan announced on Monday new guidelines for bilateral defense cooperation, allowing Japan’s self defense forces to take on a more ambitious global role that the Shinzo Abe administration has been seeking.

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Politics

Tokyo Boys Collection teams up with Japan Self-Defense Force to parade their fine men in uniform

Everybody loves a man in a uniform – a fact that was clearly evident at the Tokyo Boys Collection fashion and entertainment event held on March 12… 405 more words

Japan