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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

Japan

Consequences for Japan's Constitutional change

I explain and analyse Japan’s recent changes to the constitution and discuss the consequences and impact on regional international relations. 2,631 more words

Essays

Mountain lodges, covered with volcanic ash near the peak of Mt. Ontake

Japan Self-Defense Force (JSDF) soldiers and firefighters make rescue works among mountain lodges, covered with volcanic ash near the peak of Mt. Ontake.

World

Japan Self-Defense Force and the Japanese Constitution

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It occurs to me that despite having the words ‘culture, politics, misc.’ confidently bannering my site, I’ve yet to deliver on any political commentary. 266 more words

Japan

Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga on BS Nittere TV

Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga appeared today in Shinso News program on BS Nittere. He talked about the right to exercise collective self-defense and abenomics. 838 more words

Politics

Japan Lifts Military Ban: A return to its pre-war power?

Note: This post was written quickly and published with minimal edits because I really wanted to comment on this situation. All written material is subject to change as I continue to follow the discourse surrounding these events. 702 more words

Japan

Japan and Collective Self-Defence

Japan’s cabinet has approved a reinterpretation of its constitutional restrictions on its use of armed force.  The new interpretation has cleared the way – pending parliamentary ratification – for collective self-defence, the use of force to defend not only Japan but its allies. 911 more words

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