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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


Iwate Prefecture's recruitment poster for the Japan Self-Defence Force is kind of confusing

The Japan Self-Defence Forces are the unified military forces of Japan, established after the Second World War. Recruits are tasked with maintaining the security of the nation and, occasionally, with international peacekeeping for the UN. 365 more words


Steam and ash rises from the 3,067-metre high volcano Mount Ontake straddling Nagano and Gifu prefecture in central Japan.


Readout of Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work’s Visit to Japan

Deputy Secretary of Defense Spokeswoman Lt. Cmdr. Courtney Hillson provided the following readout:

Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work visited Japan August 22-23, concluding the last leg of a seven-day tour of Asia that also included visits to Guam, Hawaii, and the… 368 more words

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Will #Japan's desire for a #drone force cause "belligerency" in the region?

I would argue they are needed and could help save lives, if tensions were to continue escalating as they seem to be now… Not just with Japan vs China, but also taking into account North Korea and their missile launches. 127 more words


East China Sea Tensions Continue: Japan Scrambles Jets To Respond to Russia, China Aircraft at Alarming Rate

Japan’s military scrambled fighter jets a record 340 times in the three months 

TOKYO —Japan said Wednesday that its military scrambled fighter jets a record 340 times in the three months to June in response to feared intrusions on its airspace, as tensions grow with China. 213 more words

Patlabor 2: The Movie [1993]

Japanese language track. English captions available.