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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


GATE - Episode 3

Bam. Episode 3 and almost all the characters from the OP are introduced. Take note Danmachi.

We’ve met Rei Ayanami.


And Asuna.

There’s also Michelle Rodriquez. 119 more words


Life Imitating GATE: Diet Votes to Expand JSDF's Role

Rambling observational commentary follows.

The fictional Japanese military of countless anime throughout the years have been typically portrayed as serving in a strictly defensive capacity: only allowing the use of arms if directly attacked. 332 more words


GATE - Episode 2

Mixing scenes of politics from both sides of the gate and several scenes of medieval armies getting obliterated by machineguns and mortars, the first ten minutes was a blast. 110 more words


GATE - Episode 1

So if you haven’t heard yet, a transdimensional gate opens up in New York Tokyo, and orcs and romans begin pouring out, and attacking civilians. Yes, it actually shows some of them dying. 166 more words


Chinese news broadcast shows Japan's "military might" by airing video of Gundam 【Video】

It’s no secret that Japan and China don’t like each other very much. So when the official government news channel in China aired a segment discussing Japan’s Self-Defense Forces, it comes as no surprise that there would be… 360 more words