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Akemi MokotoOct. 02, 2014 - 01:06AM JST
I have mixed emotions about this. On one hand, it means I pay less for stuff I export from Japan and Japanese companies but on the other hand I'm not particularly happy about that if it means the company I'm buying stuff from suffers. A suffering company either shuts down, drastically increased prices, or stops offering to export stuff.
Posted in: Dollar breaks 110 yen for first time in six years
Akemi MokotoAug. 28, 2014 - 08:50PM JST
Oh the hypocrisy is overwhelming!
Posted in: China, S Korea urge Japan to reflect on wartime aggression
Akemi MokotoAug. 25, 2014 - 10:31AM JST
This article is written as if most Anime characters have non-.Japanese names when in fact, less than half of all main characters use non-Japanese names.
Posted in: Why do so many anime characters have non-Japanese names?
Akemi MokotoAug. 09, 2014 - 09:39AM JST
So I have 50 studies that says there is no connection, and one that says there is....
I play GTA V Online, but I have no passion to act anything I see out and I hate senseless real life violence.
Posted in: Violent video games linked to risk of crime, alcohol abuse
Akemi MokotoJun. 18, 2014 - 09:51PM JST
I hope they don't target Anime again. Drawings don't need legal protection.
Posted in: Diet enacts law banning child porn possession
Akemi MokotoJun. 05, 2014 - 09:40PM JST
Good! I'm happy fiction isn't included. We need to protect the rights of human children, not colorful drawings.
Posted in: Japan to ban possession of child porn, but manga, anime exempt
Akemi MokotoDec. 23, 2013 - 06:47AM JST
Damn crazy unanswered.
Posted in: Girl rejected by boy she never actually met takes revenge
Akemi MokotoJun. 15, 2013 - 09:56AM JST
Ok ok ok. Let me get this straight. A male child having sex with a female adult is not illegal in New Zealand but god forbid it happens in an anime and then it is a MAJOR crime? Dear god!
Posted in: New Zealand boy, 11, fathers child to woman, 36
Akemi MokotoJun. 13, 2013 - 08:04AM JST
That was very un-Japanese.
Akemi MokotoMay. 28, 2013 - 09:16AM JST
RIP Yoshinari Matsushita. :(
Posted in: Japanese rider killed in Isle of Man qualifying session
Akemi MokotoMay. 15, 2013 - 08:12PM JST
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe needs to resign...again. He is making the Prime Ministers office into a giant international joke. In saying that, South Korea needs to stop complaining about every harmless thing that happens in Japan. WWII is over now, you don't need to be so paranoid about the most peaceful developed nation in the WORLD!
Posted in: S Korean media slam Abe's 731 jet photo
Akemi MokotoMay. 13, 2013 - 08:31AM JST
I am tired of people clinging to the past. That is the extended past. This is the present. Worry about the here and now and future not the past. Nobody in the WWII government is in government anymore. Quit it!
Posted in: Japan says it will honor apologies for World War II atrocities
Akemi MokotoMay. 12, 2013 - 07:11AM JST
Boy, AKB 48 fans are the most judgmental little bullies I've ever seen.
Posted in: AKB48′s Yuki Kashiwagi sparks debate over 'vulgar' video
Akemi MokotoMay. 06, 2013 - 05:25AM JST
I feel much safer in Japan. Even in Okinawa, I feel safer than I would in the safest major city in America.
Posted in: Do you feel safer walking along a dark or deserted street at night in a city in your country or in Japan?
Akemi MokotoMar. 25, 2013 - 05:52AM JST
Yes. If you don't support it, don't take part in it but don't discriminate against someone and not allow them to take part in the same thing as straight couples. Case closed!
Posted in: Do you support same-sex marriages?
It is only the best if the voters do it right. It works well in Switzerland but is failing miserably in America. It all comes down to the country. It works in some and not so much in others.
Posted in: Do you think democracy is the best form of government?
Akemi MokotoMar. 19, 2013 - 08:22AM JST
I am all for Japan making an independent Constitution but PLEASE don't drag silly nationalism into this. It never works out in the end and is often the death of a country or a countries era.
Posted in: Abe vows to change constitution, reestablish 'proud Japan'
Akemi MokotoMar. 19, 2013 - 08:20AM JST
That is one hell of a conspiracy theory but utter nonsense and a complete lie.
Posted in: Obama has threatened Japan and forced us into joining the TPP.
Akemi MokotoMar. 15, 2013 - 03:42PM JST
That sign is incredibly silly. One of the reasons is because New Zealand, not the US, is the father of this bill. Another reason is because that is a stupid scare tactic based of no evidence at all. I am not a fan of nationalism, seeing as history proves to us that is leads to nothing but bad news.
Posted in: TPP or not TPP
Akemi MokotoMar. 11, 2013 - 08:13AM JST
If I was in Japan right now, I would have no issue agreeing to this.
Posted in: Big money available for doing manual labor at Fukushima disaster site
Oct. 02, 2014 - 01:08AM JST
@JTDanMan People are probably confused as to whether you mean that Japan should be kept out…
Posted in: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants Japan to have a permanent seat on the U.N. Security Council. Would you support such a move?
Oct. 02, 2014 - 01:06AM JST
I have mixed emotions about this. On one hand, it means I pay less for stuff…
Oct. 02, 2014 - 01:02AM JST
I don't see why these laws are needed. People with access to classified information generally have…
Posted in: Australia passes security law, raising fears for press freedom
Oct. 02, 2014 - 12:58AM JST
@storm totally agree with you, have been waiting 4-5 years for the yen to return to…
Oct. 02, 2014 - 12:55AM JST
That was a tough loss for Nadeshiko Japan against the North Korean Ladies tonight. Disappointing for…
Posted in: Japan pins Asian Games medal hopes on runners