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Archive for Japanese international relations quotes

Japanese constitution quote of the day

“With its ridiculous Constitution, Japan is no more than a concubine” Read the rest of this entry »

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The terrible fate of Japan Quote of the day

“Alas! Japan could be another New Zealand” Read the rest of this entry »

(The same) paranoid gaijin quote of the day

“airports are made inconvenient to discourage foreign travel” Read the rest of this entry »

Eating very big fish quote of the day

“What about lambs? You people eat lambs. We think lambs are cute. We don’t try to stop you eating them.”

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The Orwellian sounding “Self-defence force” quote of the day

“…in 1952… The Republic of China (Taiwan), the People’s Republic of China on the mainland, the Republic of Korea (South Korea), and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea) all possessed military establishments far larger than what became Japan’s Self-Defense Forces” Read the rest of this entry »

Japanophile quote of the day

” …a high official of a leading Japanese research centre… privately acknowledged that the United States with its highly competitive agricultural sector has by now taken the place of Japans prewar colonies, supplying agricultural products and raw materials to a superior modern industrial machine” Read the rest of this entry »

Japan and the world quote of the day

“Among the rumors that went flying around the city was the imaginative one that an unnamed country of the West had developed an eathquake machine and was experimenting upon Japan. There were,nevertheless, no outbreaks of violence against.. westerners. Instead..,the nation turned on Koreans. The government urged restraint .. because the Western world might disapprove.” Read the rest of this entry »