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An anti-terrorism poster is seen on a wall at at subway station in Tokyo.

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I love Tokyo metro posters..

-8 ( +2 / -10 )

Vague eyecandy.

Visual,aural terrorism much bigger problems.

0 ( +7 / -7 )

Fight corruption/ cronyism posters are also needed.

Perhaps print some up and glue them to the walls of The Diet building.

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Fight corruption/ cronyism posters are also needed.

Perhaps print some up and glue them to the walls of The Diet building.

How about racism too? Maybe post a poster on the Metropolitan Police Station or one of Japan's many detention centers?

Far more likely to deal with one of the above issues than terrorism.

-9 ( +4 / -13 )

What is the woman meant to represent? Is she a terrorist? Or a person concerned about terrorism? Or is she a police officer?

11 ( +12 / -1 )

As any good anti-terrorism expert worth his salt will tell you, any counter terror strategy that isn’t based on putting posters featuring attractive models in subway stations is just not going to be effective.

5 ( +10 / -5 )

Terrorism by Japanese citizens and none since the Aum Shinriyko. There have been zero acts involving any Muslims.

5 ( +9 / -4 )

Who have most threatened and destroyed society or the lives of people at recent Japan is LDP regime.

5 ( +9 / -4 )

I have never seen these types of posters in the local stations I use. Guess it must be a Tokyo thing.

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I have never seen these types of posters in the local stations I use. Guess it must be a Tokyo thing.

I would agree with that, although it would be interesting to see if Osaka, and Yokohama have the same thing. I think they just try to scaremonger everyone there. Can't imagine why.

-1 ( +4 / -5 )

I bet this will make terrorists think twice.

7 ( +8 / -1 )

Presumably the link between the lady and anti-/terrorism is explained in the Japanese text.

Miion on the right, helping the elderly avoid phone scams.

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A poster about fighting terrorism...and they slap a huge picture of a woman on it? What is she supposed to represent exactly? That terrorists hide in plain sight? That she's a victim? How utterly confusing. The ad looks like some kind of cosmetics or modeling ad or a somber movie poster.

7 ( +9 / -2 )

very different from the Northern Ireland anti-terrorist adds of the 90s.

1 ( +2 / -1 )

'We need your will to eradicate terrorism'

'your will'?

For the love of god, ask a native copy writer to help with English translation, before printing.

5 ( +7 / -2 )

Yes, let’s buy and listen to this idol’s debut single. But fun aside, we can be all feel very lucky and safe, because there’s no or almost no terrorism here.

-4 ( +0 / -4 )

What is the woman meant to represent? Is she a terrorist? Or a person concerned about terrorism? Or is she a police officer?

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A poster about fighting terrorism...and they slap a huge picture of a woman on it? What is she supposed to represent exactly? That terrorists hide in plain sight? That she's a victim? How utterly confusing. The ad looks like some kind of cosmetics or modeling ad or a somber movie poster.

Indeed…, it’s just another confusing poster. Japan has a thing for cute (whatever that means) women (this whole kawaii culture is… fascinating) but Japan still needs to learn that “cute” girls/women (or “cute” mascots) are not the answer to everything.

0 ( +3 / -3 )

There is a video to go with it:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cB-eLzqCmIA

Basically they just want you to cooperate with the police by providing personal identification when buying chemicals that could potentially be used for explosives.

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Waste of money, resources, and time. But understandable considering how much free time Japanese police have.

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Beg to disagree with @wallace. When the Japanese translator of the book by Rushdie was murdered I just think foreign terrorism had already set foot. There are people who choose to work and live here to avoid political unrest/terrorism in their remote provinces. Yet, uses it as a very tool to sow fear among his province/region mates. Sad to note that they were meek as a lamb while still lining the embassy applying for their visas.

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