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Posted in: WWII start marked in Poland with German remorse, warning See in context

All current and future Japanese PM's take note, matter of fact, you should just use their apology as a template:

"This war was a ____ crime,"

Insert "Japanese," and that will get you off to a good start, instead of these third party-esq, "I felt remorse watching WW2 happen," like they were witnessing someone getting hit by a car... BS!

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Posted in: S Korean lawmakers visit disputed islets as Japan tensions mount See in context

IloveCoffee

Forgot to mention that Maruyama Hodaka, the guy who said Japan should go to war with Russia to take back the Northern Territories, is now saying Japan should go to war with South Korea to take back "Takeshima".(https://imgur.com/a/MBJdsED).

> This guy is a good example of why the constitution should not be amended. Unlike Germany, Japan never got denazified. You give these lunatics the power to wage war, and they will.

Spot On!

I've been saying that for 30 years... All these things stem from Japan not coming clean...

Every other year you have some "influential" politician come out spouting some new completely outrageous falsehood about WW2, like Nanking, Comfort women, or Forced Labor never happened... All that does is pour gasoline on what-ever right-wing advocates in China, Korea, ect...

These islands, if you look at a map, are much, much closer to Korea...

Japan has a much stronger case for getting the northern territories back from Russia...

Japan needs to pick their battles...

Yes, Korea does have plenty of nut-jobs running things, but certainly Japan isn't helping by their own actions..

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Posted in: FBI takes down Nigerian fraudsters in $46 mil case involving Japanese woman See in context

Our fine upstanding innocent immigrants just trying to make a living, I knew NY was a haven for Nigerians, but never thought about LA.

And BTW: take a trip through Kanagawa on an early morning, you'll be amazed to see hundreds of Nigerians... Doing what..? Working at Deutsche bank...? No, not quite, I'm not sure what, but by the looks of their attire, I guess Japan offers thousands of working visa's to work at Junk yards... Oh, I'm sure all their paperwork is in order... You can take that to the bank...

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Posted in: S Korea terminates Japan intelligence deal amid trade dispute See in context

Japan can do what-ever it wants, with their obvious tit for tat, with removing SK from the export list..

BUT, SK can play that game too...

You cannot even compare what Germany has done since ww2, with Japan...

Japan is full-speed ahead with victim-hood... Every year, another generation is slowly brainwashed into the, we we're just innocent victims, mindset.

I've even heard school kids ask, what happened first, pearl harbor or hiroshima... Unfortunately, not kidding...

Yes, most Japanese recognize, pearl harbor was something Japan did, but everything else after that is explained away with, "Of, well your country did it too, so we're even..."

No.... Not quite.... Not even close...

Someone, anyone, cough up one example, just one monument to dedicated to the victims of Japan's atrocities...

(NOT to Japan itself, but the millions of people that were killed because of Japan's war of aggression)

Anyone..?

HINT: It doesn't exist...

Matter of fact, you'll see Japanese come out of the wood work screaming bloody murder if anyone, any city, anywhere in the world, even places a Comfort woman statue, or anything of the likeness... Unbelievable...

You'd think, someone was threatening their first born... crazy.... silliness...

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Posted in: Road rage suspect arrested after dashboard camera records assault See in context

@showchinmono

In the case like this, you maybe right, but in your last case, I am not sure as that would make society where people tend to turn blind eye toward crimes under your nose.

No one said anything about turning a blind eye, that's what the police are for...

Last I checked, the JP police were so busy, they were standing outside of Koban's giving out directions, and hassling Obasan's and Ojisan's on mamachari's...

I don't know which incident you're referring to, but you can tell that young mother who's son was killed by a 2-bit thug / crazy guy, it was all because he stole 1000 yen worth of beer... Not worth it in ANY book.

This is the kind of bravado spoken by people that have never experienced war, violence or any kind of real dangerous situations talk like...

Don't take the law into your own hands over material goods... Do the right thing, Call the police!

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Posted in: Road rage suspect arrested after dashboard camera records assault See in context

Yea, ironically, this rose to make their wanted list..?

I never knew Japan had such a thing...

I know this guy is a piece of work and belongs behind bars, but as others have mentioned, this is being treated like he was the accomplice to the Osaka arson attack... Seriously..?

And one thing to add, who on earth rolls their window down and stops on a highway for some crazy guy..?

You do that in the states, and you're dead... The last thing you would ever do is let some crazy guy attempt to stop you on a busy highway... I mean, you guys really need to learn to put this pride away, let discretion be the better part of valor... He's crazy, drive away..

Lesson of common sense... When some crazy guy spends two hours following, chasing, trying to force you off the highway, as soon as he gets out of his car, Drive away, find the first police station.... If he had a gun or knife, this guy would probably be dead...

A few years ago, a convenience store clerk, chased after a guy that stole a 6-pack of beer, the clerk, a young 20 something university student, with his whole life ahead of him, stabbed to death, by some thug, that he never should have been chasing after for a 800 yen worth of beer... Not worth it....

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Posted in: 8-year-old girl drowns in Toshimaen pool See in context

Parents WATCH Your kids!!!

Parents Do your Job!!

11 year old the day before... Crazy...

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Posted in: Emperor expresses deep remorse over Japan's wartime actions See in context

YuriOtani

I'm sorry, I must have missed the part where China invaded (as well as the rest of Asia) invaded Japan and started the war..?

Oh, that's right, it was Japan that invaded all of Asia.

Your analogy is flawed, it's like saying, a guy that got drunk, ran out of house, went into all the homes on his street, raped all his neighbors wives, then burnt down their homes, then comes running back into his own home, and barricades the door. The cops finally show up, and instead coming out with his hands up, takes shots at the police from inside house... The police end up blowing down the door, and having chase him into his bedroom, mean while he's hiding behind his wife & kids...

So now your mad that his house got damaged and some of his injured...?

Are you serious...?

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Posted in: Emperor expresses deep remorse over Japan's wartime actions See in context

@IloveCoffee

Spot on!

I'm surprised to see so many reasonable comments... Usually this time of year jt is overrun by comments of Antifa-esq likeness blaming everyone and the kitchen sink, except Japan, for Japan's acts in ww2...

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Posted in: Emperor expresses deep remorse over Japan's wartime actions See in context

@Jimizo

Unlike the Japan Nationalist Propaganda, there's REAL evidence to support what happened in Nanking.

And every other year, some racist Mayor of Nagasaki, or some politician denies one of the events ever happening... That's what causes trouble...

And then you have the emperor's Third Party-Esq apaology, like he watched a guy get hit by a car, and say he feels remorse for seeing it happen, and sorry for the guys family...

No different than the apology "George Dubya" (and he's a war criminal -- I call balls & strikes) gave to China when one of out P3 aircraft was hit by a Chinese fighter in 2000 and did an emergency landing at Hainan island... "Remorse... something something..."

How about using the words "I", "WE" are very very very sorry for "MY," "OUR" actions....

This deep remorse wording was to satisfy the Ultra Nationalist & Japan History Denial Establishment...

It's a BS apology..

Japan could almost overnight, put an end to this continual denial & accusations from other countries...

1) Enact Anti History Denial Laws -- Like Germany...!

If you publicly come out and deny Japan's war acts -- you go to Jail... Just like Germany!

Germany has strong laws against Holocaust denial.. Every other year, they'll still send people to jail over that...!

2) Create some REAL monuments to the victims of Japan's war of aggression...

Just like Germany has created monuments to their victims (NOT to Yourself -- But the other people YOU HURT & KILLED....!)

Japan has ZERO monuments to it's millions of victims!!!

Seems pretty simple... But easier for a camel to pass through the eye of needle than Japan to do anything like this in a thousand years... It's unfortunate... We can only hope & pray that they don't white wash Japan's history too much, so that Japan's youth repeats history again..

If you don't learn from history, you are doomed to repeat it..!

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Posted in: South Korea to remove Japan from preferred trade list See in context

showchinmono

Sorry, my bad, I've heard this stuff so many times in the last 10 years, I instinctively stop listening as soon as I hear the first couple words out of the NHK announcer's voice...

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Posted in: South Korea to remove Japan from preferred trade list See in context

Let's look back a few months and examine exactly what triggered this whole thing...

1) A while back a South Korean court (whether they were right or wrong is inconsequential) declared that Japan owes money or compensation for the comfort women issue.

2) Japan claims they are all of a sudden enforcing anti-terror trade restrictions, (timing here is everything) and they openly state, it has nothing at all to do with the comfort women issue (which in S. Korea, as in Canada & U.S., the courts are independent of the legislature) Japan points to an example of the Submarine Propeller technology (this goes back a few decades) when THEY, a Japanese company sold the technology (for the milling machines) to a Russian entity... So the example they are using to support their claim, while valid, is their own violation, not South Korea..

3) So now S. Korean Gov't is responding again...

At least, the Japanese Government could come clean and say, "Yes, It's all about the comfort women issue..." Instead of some fabricated claim, which is about as valid as George Dubya's Iraq WMD claim...

This is typical Japan behavior... Don't expect straight talk, because, you'll never get it...

And I usually take the Japanese side, but not on matters stemming from anything to do with ww2..

They could have long ago, taken the path which Germany chose...

Notice how NO ONE ever accuses Germany of any history white washing or denial...

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Posted in: Relatives commemorate victims on 34th anniversary of 1985 JAL jet crash See in context

Yes, indeed... You are 1000% correct... There's no other way to explain it but, "Welcome to Japan..."

Although, that particular incident had nothing to do with alcohol, there are some facts conveniently left out.

The U.S. military had helicopters in the air, right after the crash, and were ready to start rescue operations, but were told, "No Thank you," by Japanese authorities...

Which by the way, didn't start rescue operations until the next morning, so we're talking about at least 8 or 10 hours had elapsed after the crash... No telling if anyone else may have been saved or not...

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Posted in: Kyoto Animation confirms it received novel from writer with same name, address as arson suspect See in context

Why aren't the police investigating the lack of Fire Evacuation Plan? Or Why there was only ONE exit..?

There's legal standing in the U.S. & EU, (not sure about Asia...) regardless of whether there was a physical written LAW on the books or NOT, it's "reasonable" to assume that any building in case of a fire, esp one which is composed of highly flammable materials, the owner or building custodian, "Should Have" known and should have planned for having more than one exit, or sprinklers, anything at all to mitigate a fire blocking the main entrance...!

This was a 3 story building, even if you jumped off the roof, the likelihood of a fatal injury would be slim, unless you landed on your head...

Now is the time, for law's to be enacted, owners & building mangers to act..

This kind of, "crazy guy sets a fire" scenario happens about every 2 or 3 years in japan.

No one should have died in 3 story building... PERIOD!

Let's make sure no has to perish next time!

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Posted in: Kyoto arson suspect spotted near sites featured in studio's anime See in context

@shogun36July 29 02:38 pm JST

Everyone still wants to know WHY he did it.

He crazy. That's why he did it.

Thank you.... Finally a voice of REASON...!

Now instead of the JP cops wasting millions of yen wondering why CRAZY people do CRAZY things,

And seeing how this kind of arson tragedy happens about every couple years here in japan, and it appears NOTHING was learned since the last time 44 people died in Shinjuku.

It would be a damn good time to make a LAW requiring all companies,

we'll say, with more than 10 people, to have FIRE evacuation plans with MORE than ONE EXIT...

You're NOT going to prevent every CRAZY kid from committing acts like this, but just maybe the next,

NO ONE HAS DIE because they were trapped in a 3 story building...!

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