Photo: YouTube/Takashi Tachibana
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Anti-NHK party accuses Japan’s public broadcaster of concealing 'car-sex adultery'

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By SoraNews24

Longtime readers of this site and residents of Japan are no doubt familiar with the behavior of public broadcaster NHK. In most countries, funding of public broadcasting is always a nagging issue resulting in stopgap solutions like annoying pledge drives or licensing fees.

The Japanese government seems to have found an elegant solution, however, in that they say it’s mandatory for everyone in the country to pay a license fee, but also say that they won’t lift a finger with regards to collecting said fee.

This put NHK in an awkward situation, so they outsourced a group of aggressive debt-collectors to go door-to-door shaking people down for the money. As you might expect, things have gone terribly wrong along the way as a result.

In response to this, the Protect the Nation from NHK Party was formed by Takashi Tachibana with the sole platform of abolishing this form of fee collection. While this might sound weird, the Protect the Nation from NHK Party is a legitimate political party and is entitled to all the rights of one – and this is where things get interesting.

The above video is Tachibana himself delivering his manifesto live on NHK. Because they are the public broadcaster of Japan, by law NHK must allot a certain number of minutes to each candidate during an election cycle to speak. In other words, NHK is forced to give their own airtime to the Protect the Nation from NHK Party.

This is a fact that Tachibana and his fellow candidates no doubt revel in as it’s a government-mandated opportunity for them to really get under NHK’s skin. The 18-minute speech is far too long to be fully translated but here’s a segment that really gives a good sense of what the Protect the Nation from NHK Party is all about.

Keep in mind that this is all airing unedited on NHK, protected by law.

“So, to all of you sitting in front of your TVs: Crush NHK. And to all of the NHK employees here in the studio: Crush NHK.

It’s easy.

For those who don’t pay the NHK license fee, ‘Crush NHK’ means to stop NHK’s broadcasting signal or, to put it in technical terms; implement a scrambling of the NHK signal.

Crush NHK.

Why should we crush NHK? It’s because NHK is hiding the fact that its male and female announcers have had car-sex adultery on the street.

Everyone – it’s car-sex adultery on the street!

A magazine reported the fact that a male and female newscaster with an evening program called ‘Marugoto Yamanashi’ had car-sex adultery on the street. However, NHK is still covering up this incident. It happened three years ago.

The male presenter still works with NHK, but it seems that the female presenter was fired. If this isn’t sexual harassment and power harassment, then I don’t know what is.

NHK has not yet explained this scandal to viewers, and on the day after the incident was revealed, the two hosts who had car-sex adultery on the road were replaced by newscasters who were thought not to engage in car-sex adultery on the street.

The reason for replacing the hosts was never explained to the viewers. Well, I wonder, how dare they not explain such a serious incident to the viewers, as if nothing happened?

Adultery!

On the street!

Car-sex!

Are we going to allow this?

One more time:

Adultery!

On the street!

Car-sex!

I’ll say it again: It’s car-sex adultery on the street!

Anyway, crush the car-sex-adultery-on-the-street-concealing NHK.”

In that roughly two-minute segment, Tachibana managed to work in the phrase “crush NHK” six times and “car-sex adultery on the street” nine times. His speech was just the beginning though. Of course political parties are allowed to run different candidates in different districts, and NHK is duty bound to give each and every one of them their allotted time to speak.

In a 47-second clip, Protect the Nation from NHK candidate Yukinobu Okamoto worked in “Crush the NHK” (NHK wo Bukkowasu/NHKをぶっ壊す) 12 1/2 times.

With this seemingly endless onslaught against the public broadcaster, it’s easy to start feeling sorry for them. They must be really annoyed at having a bunch of strangers waltz into their private spaces and aggressively interfere with their daily lives.

Perhaps they should assemble the Protect NHK from the Protect the Nation from NHK Party Party and then give themselves airtime on their own channel to rebut all these claims – not only because it’d be hilarious, but because it’s their democratic right to do so.

Source: YouTube/Takashi Tachibana, Hachima Kiko

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© SoraNews24

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FYI, this party (NHKから国民を守る党) is mostly far right-wing and pro-Abe. Keep that in mind.

NHkから国民を守る党のトンデモ

https://ruhiginoue.exblog.jp/29704600/

6 ( +10 / -4 )

This won't change a thing. NHK is untouchable.

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If someone had told me about this I wouldn't have believed them, I would have thought it was a joke. Reading it on here I'm thinking, you couldn't make it up if you tried. I'm looking forward to someone having the guts to

assemble the Protect NHK from the Protect the Nation from NHK Party Party and then give themselves airtime on their own channel to rebut all these claims 

Hahaha

5 ( +5 / -0 )

This guy used to be a top executive in NHK and quit over their unfair practices.

Gets my support!

8 ( +10 / -2 )

With this seemingly endless onslaught against the public broadcaster, it’s easy to start feeling sorry for them

I don't get that feeling at all. A company that uses predatory practices and harassed people in their own homes does not deserve any sympathy. Furthermore, they clearly deserve this if they let the woman go and kept the man. I am pretty sure consensual sex requires the consent of both individuals and not just one. So it is sexual harassment.

The speech is over the top but it doesn't unvoke any feelings of sympathy for NHK.

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the two hosts who had car-sex adultery on the road were replaced by newscasters who were thought not to engage in car-sex adultery on the street.

The best line in the piece by far!

13 ( +13 / -0 )

NHK is corrupt as hell.

10 ( +10 / -0 )

Just remember, when those scalpers come to your door there is no law to make you pay. Just tell them to go to heck and slam the door in their face.

7 ( +8 / -1 )

Now THIS is news! Thanks Sora and JT......I think.

When’s the NHK documentary being aired?

1 ( +2 / -1 )

What is "adultery"? Is it something to be learned in bible studies?

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@Toasted Heretic

I guess you never went to Sunday school and learned that famous bible passage:

Thou shalt not have car-sex, especially not on the street

8 ( +8 / -0 )

If the employees are having sex in a car in Japan this must mean a horrendously salary!

4 ( +4 / -0 )

A horrendously low salary!

2 ( +3 / -1 )

Japan oh Japan, puerile, adorable, adolescent. But with no consequences unless your a female. Bit like Donkey Island in Pinokiyos story.

6 ( +6 / -0 )

NHK should be banned but not for car sex. Because it is pure propaganda now run by Abe and his rightwing cronies. So funny Abe gets NHK to report daily on the treat of NK and then his buddy Trump goes there for a photo op proving making Abe look like a loser.

Regarding car sex, don't knock it until you tried it.

5 ( +6 / -1 )

Thou shalt not have car-sex, especially not on the street

I guess I broke that commandment several times. Not the adultery part though if my wife is reading lol

4 ( +4 / -0 )

zurcroniumToday  05:51 pm JST

NHK should be banned but not for car sex. Because it is pure propaganda now run by Abe and his rightwing cronies. 

And if the opposition takes power, it will be run by whoever the new PM is and his/her left wing cronies.

But something tells me you won't complain about that.

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@kurisupisu If the employees are having sex in a car in Japan this must mean a horrendously low salary!

At least one of them can afford a car, a parking place, gasoline, highway fees, road taxes and shakken!

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Jenni - I doubt the Leftwing as you call them, have a miniscule of the clout that the LDP and their Nippon Kaigi bretheren wield. They are in every pocket of society that holds power and makes decisions.

It would take generations of laborious efforts to build up an opposing network that comprehensive.

So no worries about having to complain.

4 ( +5 / -1 )

Car Sex Adultery is going to be the name of my next band.

7 ( +7 / -0 )

A public broadcaster should be wholly independent with a primary requirement to be unbiased and an effective enforceable mechanism to fund it.

6 ( +6 / -0 )

This is an opportunity for car manufacturers to come up with new models that make it comfortable to have car sex. Perhaps it'll be a smart car that senses the mood and automatically dims the lights and puts on Barry White to create the mood. The Population ministry should sponsor it.

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Well, in my opinion, if you're going to engage in car-sex adultery, it should be done in the street. Car-sex adultery in a parking lot just lacks the authenticity.

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wanderlust - At least one of them can afford a car, a parking place, gasoline, highway fees, road taxes and shakken!

Unless it was a rental, of course. You can rent a van for a few hours much cheaper than a love hotel.

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JenniSchiebelToday  06:05 pm JST

zurcroniumToday  05:51 pm JST : NHK should be banned but not for car sex. Because it is pure propaganda now run by Abe and his rightwing cronies. 

And if the opposition takes power,

Oh really, what country do you think this is?

it will be run by whoever the new PM is and his/her left wing cronies.

But something tells me you won't complain about that.

Or to put it another way, you're quite happy for NHK to be an LDP propaganda outlet? You don't appear to be complaining about it.

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Is car-sex illegal in Japan? NHK anchors can do whatever they want when they are off work. Far too many Japanese people cannot separate work from off work. They think if you work for a company, you are 24/7 on duty representing the company and have no free personal time of your own. When work ends, you can do whatever you want, even sex in a car, as long as its legal.

4 ( +4 / -0 )

Hilarious…

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I dunno. I've had my share of car sex, but always in a legal parking area.

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And if the opposition takes power, it will be run by whoever the new PM is and his/her left wing cronies.

But something tells me you won't complain about that.

Americans really like the one party state ideology these days.

3 ( +4 / -1 )

@Wesley,

Brilliant! The gear shift could double as an anal probe.

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It’s car-sex adultery on the street!

Isn't it the hobby of UK's Boris too ? Frankly, it's vulgar but beside their future ex-spouses, who cares ?

Is car-sex illegal in Japan? 

Sex is forbidden for the characters in the Japanese telly. Except with their uncle Johnny, but that doesn't count.

If the employees are having sex in a car in Japan this must mean a horrendously salary!

They were doing it together, not taking customers.

3 ( +3 / -0 )

“car-sex adultery on the street”

"crush the car-sex-adultery-on-the-street-concealing NHK.”

"Protect the Nation from NHK Party"

I mean this is a comedy movie writing itself....but probably not on NHK.

3 ( +3 / -0 )

He gets my vote! .... if I had one, at least with one objective in his manifesto he can at least sound focused.

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And if the opposition takes power, it will be run by whoever the new PM is and his/her left wing cronies.

But something tells me you won't complain about that.

This just in, the opposition has never been in power in Japan. It has been one party rule basically since WW2 ended. Even when the LDP was not directly in power briefly it was ex-LDP people running the show. No, the difference now is that Abe uses the NHK as pure propaganda, previous LDP PMs had the decency to let the NHK run on its own more or less. Not true today. Not under Abe.

So Jenni, you may want to learn about the history of this country. This is Japan Today, not Fox News Today.

3 ( +3 / -0 )

2 if the 18 minutes translated and this is what is brought forth...

Car sex and adultery .

Sad.

NHK has more than its lion's share of controversy and poor tactics to cover and the Japan today runs this.

Focus on the power and sexual harassment, the scrapped news reports, the missing funds,etc and make a real case for the restructuring of NHK or outright refunding of it.

Or at least lower the fees to a reasonable rate of under 500yen a month.

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