Use your Facebook account to login or register with JapanToday.
NEW USER REGISTRATION
Letters and numbers only; 5 to 50 characters. This cannot be changed later.
You will be sent an email to activate your account before you can log in.
Yes, I would like to receive news alerts from JapanToday
comarade_captainDec. 12, 2012 - 01:49PM JST
@Disillusioned: Most Japanese people's mental were living in her golden decade 1980s and some even want to turn back the clock to Russo-Japanese war-era!
Posted in: Abe hopes to get second chance at easing limits on military
comarade_captainDec. 12, 2012 - 01:44PM JST
Many applauds will coming from South Koreans
Posted in: N Korean rocket passes over Okinawa; U.N. Security Council to meet
comarade_captainDec. 12, 2012 - 01:37PM JST
@Sentiments:Well congratulations China. Possibly a bit simplistic interpretation but if the surveys are correct you have managed to push Japan to a more right-wing policy. Do you never learn? Why are you trying to repeat history?
Does China really concerning Japan? The Peoples Republic of China is not the Republic of China, the PRC is totally nuclear armed! Chinese leaders just depising Japan and if Japan really goes right-winged, that is exactly net those leaders 'desire'! The desire of revenges!
comarade_captainDec. 12, 2012 - 01:32PM JST
Once Abe came to power he will discover the Japan in front of him is far different than the one he has ruled 5 years ago!
And he might discover how unflavourable is Japan's situation when confronting with China!
Posted in: LDP, partner on track for big election win, latest surveys show
comarade_captainDec. 12, 2012 - 01:20PM JST
Abe has also pledged to increase defense spending after a decade of decline, which would probably break through a de facto cap of 1% of GDP
After the 311 disaster, that attempt is to be very difficult but he may print more Yen to achieve this there will be a dire consequences!
comarade_captainDec. 12, 2012 - 01:15PM JST
The removal of article 9 in Japan's constitution will brought China's retaliations by renouncing no first use of nuclear arms and may consider Japan is being a potential nuclear adversary that does no fit her no use of nuclear attacks over non-nuclear armed country! Japan does has that potential and Japan next moves is uncertainty! Abe is really kicked up a wasp nest!
comarade_captainDec. 11, 2012 - 03:48PM JST
The island row has achieved Chinese government ships routine patrol in a daily basis and seems is working well, no conflict with Japanese coast guard ships, so the car sales in China is back to normal! This is a 'Win-Win' scenario!
Posted in: Japanese car sales in China rocket 72% in November
comarade_captainDec. 11, 2012 - 03:45PM JST
This is because the Japnese government has learned a lesson!
comarade_captainDec. 11, 2012 - 03:43PM JST
Abe pledged to revitalize the economy by investing in public works projects
So those Japanese construction companies will be greatly benefited with the Yen Mr Abe is going to print and spending over them! Wait a minute....didnt those organized crime bosses were monopoly Japan's construction industry?
Posted in: Noda asks public to share burden; blames LDP for huge debt
comarade_captainDec. 11, 2012 - 03:39PM JST
In April, Chinese patrol vessels prevented the Philippine Navy from arresting a group of Chinese fishermen at the Scarborough Shoal
This is police actions, an obligation for Chinese government to protect her citizens! the Philipines has nothing legitimated their law enforcing over that maritime area! Thats not their land although is geograpically close to them!
Posted in: Philippines backs rearmed Japan to 'balance' China
comarade_captainDec. 11, 2012 - 03:37PM JST
China is the one being the most "warlike" in Asia
Well if America has never threatened to use nuclear attacks to China during the Korean war, maybe China never has to be nuclear armed! Until now America has nuclear bombers in Guam aiming at China that caused China's yearly defense budget raising! The isles conflict at sea with Vietnam,the Philipines, japan..were America's policy to escalte theatre situation to hostile for their own legitimated gun boat policy in asia when their country is at a steady decline after defeats!
comarade_captainDec. 11, 2012 - 03:33PM JST
Can Japan afforf a rearmarment when they were already in huge debtsafter the 311 tragedies? China shall escalate her arms program and given up no first use of nuclear arsenals against a supposed nuclear armed state with it's 'controversial background'! The Philipinos might be very upset but there calls is out of touch with the real world!
comarade_captainDec. 10, 2012 - 07:10PM JST
Once after Mr Abe to be the next PM of Japan, the debate and blaming over the Japanese military's war time atrocities against women of other nationalities will heats up again! So it wasnt Chinese, Koreans refused to let go of it but Japan's refusal of 'let go of it' from begin! Someone in his government will making remarks the denial of comfort women is an 'atrocity'! Thats why no way to get over it !
Posted in: Taiwan urges Japan to apologize over sex slaves
comarade_captainDec. 10, 2012 - 05:54PM JST
What will be happening to Japan after Mr Abe begins his second term Prime Minister? Printing Yen around the clock to pay for those construction companies who were notoriously owned by organized crime bosses? And those works has no economic benefits at all to japan's recovery! And this is Abe's plan to stimulus the LDP's 'recovery of power'?
Posted in: Abe says he won't consider coalition with DPJ
comarade_captainDec. 10, 2012 - 05:49PM JST
You want to know why Korean, Chinese people cant 'get over it'? Because Japan cant get over it by herself if you understand their attempt.
The Japanese tactic is simple: Wait until all those fromer 'Comfort women' deceased and there they go is to proof no atrocities against women during WW2! The Imperial japnese army has done a great job to liberate asian people out of western imperialism! Once this theory is established, Japan wins!
comarade_captainDec. 10, 2012 - 05:41PM JST
The Japanese coast guard has been exhausted and lost this game day by day!
Posted in: Four Chinese ships in disputed waters
comarade_captainDec. 10, 2012 - 05:31PM JST
I dont think the Japanese national police might stop this political movement! Under U.S influences, younger Japanese generation has lost their soul and sight to know what is their future and moral! What america wants Japan is 100% obidiences and cooperations! The japanese political arena is a very cruel place for wealthy people only and those 'expensdables lost generation' were just a pawn being used by political manupilations to achieve certain political attempts! For example: Warning Chinese government by violeences against Chinese people in japan!
The Japanese law does not protect 'gaijins' and their rights, it has happpened before: During Kwantung earthquake 1923, killing non-japanese asian people was carry out without stopping, the Japanese police just did nothing!
Posted in: Police see rise in membership of extremist groups
comarade_captainDec. 10, 2012 - 05:24PM JST
Norikane said many of these groups clothe “extremely nationalistic and xenophobic ideas” in the language of civil rights.
Thanks to then Tokyo mayor and now a party leade:Ishihara Shintaro, his bad influences has given Japanese people false hopes and paranoid behaviour! This man should be criminalrized long time ago! A generation of Japanese people were completely misleaded and desperated due to the poor economy in the past 20 years has shattered many young people's dream to form a family! Who are they going to blame? Blame China pointing nuclear missiles at them lead to their failures and despair? And if japanese younger generation believes a nuclear armed japan is a safe haven, there is their death wish! I pity so many people lost hopes to their future but their rightist movement is definately fatal to the country!
comarade_captainDec. 10, 2012 - 12:15PM JST
Was that because there not exist a better candidate other than Mr Abe? I think the Japanese people will having a very hard time in coming months and the consequences after Abe! He is the wolrst choice and seems his 'run away' embarassment has forgotton!
comarade_captainDec. 10, 2012 - 12:10PM JST
“extremely nationalistic and xenophobic ideas”
Like Germany 1920s, Japan is in a very desperated situation!
Jul. 07, 2015 - 07:23AM JST
China and SK for the foreseeable future will always have "doubts" about anything related to Japan…
Posted in: Heritage status for Japan industry sites draws mixed reaction from S Korea, China
Jul. 07, 2015 - 07:17AM JST
It's good (or is it intentional) that he's staying as far away from the Mideast as…
Posted in: Pope begins 3-nation visit to South America
maglev: others have posted that and similar links to the article on other threads and it…
Posted in: U.S. beats Japan 5-2 to win Women's World Cup
Jul. 07, 2015 - 07:14AM JST
I don't think they need to worry about qualifying. Just play well, young women! And I…
Posted in: Coach says Olympics next goal for Nadeshiko Japan
Jul. 07, 2015 - 07:13AM JST
Kpop is very popular in Asia. In Europe isn't mainstream, about the US I don't know…
Posted in: Gackt lashes out at Cool Japan: 'Almost no results of Japanese culture exported overseas'