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Posted in: Trailer for 'Attack on Titan' final season released See in context

Why the heck did they have to change the animation studio for the last season? Consistency will be key to ensure a worthy ending for the Attack On Titan-saga, but still not sure why they changed the studio:( Wit Studio had done an amazing job on AOT, why not just finish what you've started!?

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Posted in: Rare online outrage in Japan forces Abe to delay controversial bill See in context

It's like the Japanese people has FINALLY had enough of Abe! Thank heaven for this revelation.

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Posted in: Has Japan dodged the coronavirus bullet? See in context

Nope. Look at the fragmented economy. I would be surprised if Abe is able to live through this crisis as prime minister. This economic downfall is exactly what made the DPJ leave office in 2012. Would surprise me if the same thing didn't happen to Abe.

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Posted in: U.N. chief says pandemic is unleashing a 'tsunami of hate' See in context

Let's be honest though. Accepting more refugees at this critical moment for any nation would be economical suicidal. It's like having your own and your neighbours house on fire, but instead of saving yours, you help your neighbour saving his house instead. The essence of altruism will eventually lead to the downfall of human kind!

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Posted in: 60% in Japan feel gov't handled early stages of virus poorly: poll See in context

Time for a change in governance then

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Posted in: Can a dictatorship better serve the public than a democracy in a pandemic? See in context

Does this question coincide with the possibility of letting Abe Shinzo serve another term as party leader and prime minister? I think the PROC is a clear example that a semi-dicatorship or a full fledged dictatorship is not able to effectively curb a pandemic.

OK, China have managed to stop the spread, but the numbers we have from them are far from reliable, and the spread of the virus could've been stopped if the government just listened to their doctors. This is the result we get from a semi-dictatorship system. Transparency is key to fight an invisible enemy. You won't get that transparency with a dictatorship!

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Posted in: Gov't to give ¥300,000 in cash to each household in need See in context

It's great news, but it will unfortunately lead to more popularity for Abe and a possible re-election next year.

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Posted in: Japan to spend over ¥15 tril as virus hits economy See in context

Japan has a trade deficit of 12 billion dollars, as well as the highest debt in % of GDP at 201%. How can this much more spending by the government calm investors? Is the japanese government turning a blind eye to their fiscal health?

Abe Shinzo is pulling Japan into a never ending story of recession. He's just spending money to gain political support with corporate companies and the broader population of Japan, without thinking of the future fiscal health. Your "Abenomics" has been a failure!

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Posted in: As governments around the world apply strict measures to contain the coronavirus, millions of people are losing their jobs and companies are facing bankruptcy. Do you think the economic fallout is worse than the health impact? See in context

The worldwide deaths are just liek a droplet in the ocean compared to the economic impact of this virus. We've seen Dow Jones plunge with more than 30% in just one month, and daily drops of nearly 13%! That's the worst single day drops since 1987. Some countries were already struggling before this impact, and may now throw them into recession because of the downside in the tourism-sector.

Factories are shutting down, and the "wheels of society" are no longer turning, this might be the worst blow to world economics since WW2! This affect everyone because of globalization, from the markets who sell goods, to the farmer in Africa and South America etc.

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Posted in: Mask diplomacy: China tries to rewrite virus narrative See in context

This virus as well as Ebola is caused by a lack of hygiene. Markets in China and Africa often mix exotic animals in together with "normal" edible animals, which ruins the hygiene. Some speculations about the virus' origin have arisen, but it's needless to say that the source is likely bats, which many of the already existing coronaviruses have come from. Bad hygiene around bats and exotic animals is a NO NO!

Bush people in Congo ate infected bats, which gave rise to the Ebola virus. If only parts of China and some parts of Africa had good hygiene when coming to food, none of this would've probably ever happened. Just proves how essential good hygiene is for human survival!

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Posted in: What to do about the Tokyo Olympics? See in context

The Olympics will lose it's momentum and focus on Japan. If held this year the focus will all be on the virus and not Japan.

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Posted in: Abe tells Trump Japan preparing for Tokyo Olympics as planned See in context

No need to rush the Olympics, haste makes waste!

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Posted in: Gov't set to revise law allowing Abe to declare state of emergency over virus See in context

Hey, Abe. Don't take tribute for something the DPJ legislated when they were in charge back in 2012. You're an expert in taking pride for someone else's work. Show some humbleness to your opposition at least! After all they managed to ensure the biggest uproar in Japanese electorate history in 2009.

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Posted in: 86-year-old man arrested for molesting two sisters aged 6 and 4 See in context

Only one thing to do in this situation. Castrate the old man!

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Posted in: Iran vows harsh response to U.S. killing of top general See in context

Reckless and totally inconsiderate of the U.S.

I wonder what the U.S would've done in retaliation if Iran killed one of their generals? I stand in complete solidarity with Iran during the current situation. It's unacceptable to "out of the blue" just kill another country's general during peace time!

Shame on The Pentagon and president Trump. No longer worthy of protecting the western democracy!

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Posted in: Abe pledges reforms, successful Olympics in New Year's statement See in context

Let's make this clear Abe Shinzo. It's not you who will make the olympics 2020 in Japan a success, it's the tireless contribution made by all the people of Japan that will make this olympic a sucess.

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Posted in: Abe says he is not thinking about 4th term as LDP head See in context

We've heard this before. You're just going to pretend that you won't run, so that your opponents will let their guard down. Then out of nothing just weeks before the deadline, you will surprise them and inevitably propose a 4th term to the LDP-party (wich for you will be accepted of course). Cynical and machiavellian.

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Posted in: What’s better for the environment: a fake Christmas tree or a natural one? See in context

A real christmas tree is the pinnacle of christmas. The christmas tree is said to symbolize the norse tree of Yggdrasil, a tree that never sheds its leaves, also known today as an evergreen tree. To replace a natural tree with such a symbolic meaning with a plastic one is disrespectful and straight out rude.

You can always grow new natural trees for each you take, but you can't take away one quota of CO2 for each CO2 you emit during the production of plastic christmas trees.

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Posted in: Gov't compiles ¥26 tril stimulus package to prop up economy See in context

Where's the money? How can this much overspending be healthy for an economy? No wonder they're discussing the implementation of the MMT-theory in Japan's fiscal policy.

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Posted in: Should food from Fukushima Prefecture be served at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics? See in context

I would challenge Abe Shinzo to try Fukushima-food. He should be the one trying it first.

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Posted in: Ruling bloc calls for ¥10 tril fiscal package to support growth See in context

Where does the money keep popping up from? Japan is nearly 280% of GDP in debt. To keep spending is fiscally suicidal!

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Posted in: Abe visits typhoon-hit areas; emperor's parade to be postponed until Nov 10 See in context

One vote per handshake I guess. Abe never underestimates the power of handshakes.

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Posted in: Do you see any alternative to Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) dumping radioactive water from its destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean as it runs out of room to store it? See in context

It's the easiest way of disposing the radioactive water, but I honestly thought Japan was more innovative than this!

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Posted in: 73,000 households still without power in Chiba 1 week after typhoon See in context

Blame it on Abe and hope for a landslide victory in the next election for the CDP.

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Posted in: Koizumi seeks further innovation in Japan to fight climate change See in context

The worst thing that could happen for Koizumi Shinjiro, is if he becomes Abe's puppet. I would like Koizumi Shinjiro to hold onto his father's (Junichiro Koizumi) ideals of Japan. Becoming Abe's puppet would ruin Koizumi Shinjiro's political future.

People likes Koizumi Shinjiro because he is young, and primarily because he is Junichiro Koizumi's son. Don't forget who fostered you Koizumi Shinjiro!

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Posted in: Nissan chief Saikawa to step down Sept 16; successor to be named See in context

We should expect Nissan to pick a Japanese candidate regardless of any aspirational foreigner seeking the job.

Japanese firms having japanese leaders strenghtens their unity against foreign competition, hence the Keiretsu-system. It will eventually lead to increased animosity against foreign firms and start-ups. It's funny how Japan advocates for a liberal free-trade world, when they're actually doing the opposite in the country. That is called hypocrisy.

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Posted in: Nissan not currently considering asking CEO Saikawa to resign See in context

Japanese companies has an unwritten rule of primarily having Japanese CEOs and managers. And we must not forget the foreign hostile business model, Keiretsu. A wonderful model if you're into Japanese companies, but really damaging for foreign companies.

Carlos Ghosn was a miracle man for Nissan, but they "pushed" him off the cliff, like earlier asked in a JapanToday-poll. They pushed Ghosn off, while warning Saikawa of the dangerous cliff, even though he knew about the misconducts of Carlos Ghosn.

Nissan's handling of Carlos Ghosn, while still holding on to Saikawa is the Japanese way of doing business in a nutshell, kicking out foreign prospectors while holding onto their own. Japan's economy is the modern version of "Sakoku".

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Posted in: UNHCR calls on Japan to do more as refugee approval rate 'quite low' See in context

Asian countries are ruining Europe by not accepting more refugees! Refugee crisis is a world problem not a European. Refugees seek to Europe because it's "easy" and filled with wealth. The last 12 years Japan has accepted a mere 158 asylum seekers. South Korea has accepted only 522 since 1992! China with a population of over 1.4 billion and the world's 3 largest country, "only" has 350 000 refugees. As an example, Sweden with only 11 million inhabitants, has accepted over 280 000.

Do not come to me and say that Asian countries are doing enough for world stability. Asian countries are nationalistic and more interested in saving themselves than helping people in need. That way, the world is now in a state of huge unjust and imbalance. Asia and America should do more!

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Posted in: Emperor Hirohito stopped by PM Yoshida from expressing remorse over war, documents show See in context

As expected by the man who led the merger between the Liberal and Democratic party in 1955 to form LDP which basically ruined Japan's democracy in favor of political stability. And Japan has never except twice that day seen another party in power, 1994-1996 Social Democrat, and from 2009-2012 the Democratic Party.

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Posted in: Mental illness issues could make death penalty impossible for Kyoto Animation arsonist See in context

Uff, that man regardless his mentally illness, should be hanged! We should as ourselves how much of a life does that man really have after having killed 35 souls? He should be sent to God for further judgement, if he's even worthy for a judgement by god.

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