If you hate something, it means you care. Not caring = indifference.
Deepfake discussion aside, not to mix concepts here, no one has any respect for so called Japanese “obscenity law” including Japanese people, perhaps with the exception of weird methuselanic justices and politicians with overly puritanistic views, generally of the conservative or ultra nationalistic kind, living in… Read more
Is Froggy Chair™ in any way related to Frog Detective? Because you know, it should...
I haven’t watched the special nor intend to, so I can’t really judge the merits of arguments made by any sides, so this is gonna be a side discussion because I found something interesting there. Read more
Yep, it likely is. Not only the uniform, but the entire propaganda and iconography of it, taken out of context, in a very ignorant way.
This is more like it.
Japan has one or a few so called ultra nationalist parties that, to be clear, are considered extreme and radical by most Japanese people. In general those parties tend to deny atrocities committed by imperial Japanese army back before and during WWII, they call for militarization of Japan… Read more
As best as I can tell, given that I’ve never been a Japanese student and never seen the content of their history books, it’s about the same as any other country to an umpteenth degree. That is, history is a tool for patriotism and nationalism, and it is manipulated in such a way to paint the country as mostly the good… Read more