Princess Maco’s “boyfriend” Mr. Komuro Kei, his mom and her ‘Sugar Daddy’

JB’s Editor in Chief, Yujiro Samurai Taniyama

Emperor Akihito will abdicate on April 30, 2019.

His son Prince Hironomiya will then become Nippon’s 126th Tenno, a Japanese term for “symbolic figurehead of the state”, or the Emperor.

What?! The famous Prince Charles?! Well as far as I am concerned, his hyper-exuberant mom is unlikely to abdicate anytime soon, so there’s absolutely no denying the fact that he will remain as a “Happy Prince” till the flawed Brexit deal is signed, to say the least.

But in this blog, I would like to sit back and contemplate on Mr. Komuro Kei, an alleged fraudster like Mr.Carlos Ghosn the famous. Foreign reader may never heard of Mr.Komuro, or KOK (lets make this his acronym here), but this 27 year old is purportedly Nippon’s Princess Maco’s college sweetheart. I do not possess confidential datas that he is a Christian, although the pair met while both were attending International Christian University in Kichijoji city, west of Tokyo, near Academy Award winning director Miyazaki Hayao’s “Studio Giblhi“.

Now, to make a long story short, I do not hold the slightest trust in KOK. And I am a firm believer that the Coo-Nye-Cho, or the Imperial Household Agency (with 1,000 freaking staffs! By far too many and a waste of taxpayers money in my view) should “sack” this youngster in anyway possible, before this year’s Valentine Day.

So here’s why.

Nippon’s yellow tabloid “Weekly Women” (‘Shookang Josei’, in Japanese) first reported on December 12, 2017, that KOK’s mom owes 4,000,000 yen (approx. $39,000 USD) to her former Sugar Daddy (SD). And just two months later, official engagement announcement between Maco and KOK was de facto postponed. This Sugar Daddy, allegedly in his 60’s was once engaged to KOK mom, and after their acrimonious “divorce”, he demanded that the money be returned. However, SD’s former lover (KOK’s father had committed suicide in 2002) rejected the claim, pointing out that the four million yen was a “gift”, whatever that means.

It’s cruel to put a total blame on KOK mom alone of course, for SD, a sore loser should have left some kind of a paper memo, or signed a legal paper when he had “leased” the money. And after the relationship broke down, he’s been asking for the money back like a panting puppy without balls.

But still, I believe that it is KOK mom’s genuine responsibility to pay back her debt, especially when her son is currently in a position that is viable to marry the stunning virgin Princess.

Under Japan’s law, when a member of the Imperial Household marries a commoner, some freaking 100 million yen (approx. $1 million USD) will be paid to the newlywed. Thats a lot of money. And that’s taxpayers money, of course, in a country where debt-to-GDP ratio is mind blowing 237% – by far the highest among the G7 nations. And it is simply unthinkable that KOK (and his sloppy mom) will profit such an astronomical sum of money, when the 27 year old is reluctant even to pay back just four million yen, acting in a highly delusive manner to evade his mom’s former Sugar Daddy’s adamant request. I reckon that KOK’s university tuition was actually paid through this “SD money” too.

Nevertheless, in my eyes, the single mom and his son have appeared to be nothing but an arrogant, ruthless, self righteous bigots deceiving not only SD, Maco and the Imperial family but also the general public.

Why don’t they just pay back the money? If they don’t have it, then borrow it from a friend or Mr.Trump. Because KOK and his unhinged mom’s unthinking behavior has, and will taint the integrity of the one of the most distinguished royal family on the face of the earth. The Fordham University law school was also duped by Mr.Komuro Kei the ‘smart-ass’ last year, when he portrayed himself as “fiancée of Princess Maco” in his fake resume. This obviously is incorrect, for no official procedure is yet to take place.

However, Fordham not only accepted KOK, but inexplicably went even further to exempt the “con man” from $200,000 tuition for the next three years. They’ll realize the profound mistake they’ve made pretty soon.

Nishicorey Kei is one of my favorite tennis players, along with John McEnroe and Ivan Lendl.

But the other “Kei”, the sneaky one is unfortunately a man of charade. His monstrous mom is simply out of the question. And consequently, the Nippon Gins ( Japanese) must build a “wall”, not along the Mexican border, but to keep these two scoundrels out from crossing the gate of the Imperial residency in Akasaka, where Maco resides.

Be it concrete or steel, it is imperative that Mr.Komuro be ousted, for the happiness of the people. Oh, and that probably goes the same with the former bus-driver turned President of Venezuela.

And lastly, it goes without saying that the Imperial Household Agency’s 1,000 staffs are to be blamed for their negligence, for not thoroughly checking up on the true nature of KOK and his repugnant mom, before announcing that the pair is going out in public.

Stupid public servants indeed.

Thank you.

Your obedient servant,

Yujiro

3rd in the Amazon rankings! “Master of Japan” | Super Arigato to YOU, the great reader!

By Editor-in-chief, Yujiro Samurai Taniyama

Another tedious day was about to begin this morning in Tokyo , once again.

Until one mighty friend called me, and delivered an unfathomable shocking news.

He said, “Rising Sin is now 3rd man! This must be a fake news!”

“Stop that petty nonsense you idiot”, I replied, still inside the comfy futon.

Then he sent me a link.

I couldn’t believe my slanty little eyes (from the westerner’s view). But there it was, fake as it may be, my little bombshell had won the prestigious bronze medal (for now, to say the least), at Amazon Olympics 2018.

Japan category, that is.

Fake news. Yes, it must be.

I rubbed my eyes a coupe of times, pinched my crotch, and there were pain.

“Shit, this is real. Mission Impossible, Tom Cruise”. The grandstander author muttered in disbelief, inside the fluffy futon.

To you, the dear reader who had the guts, balls and the harakiri courage to purchase this little bombshell, I truly thank you very much, from the bottom of my empty heart. I have been left totally speechless. Of course, timid as I am, this dream may not last long. But let me say this; that I have decided to remain adamant to promote my petit-bombshell, no matter how many times I am reprimanded by sinister force in the coming future.

You know why?!

That’s right. Because the great Australian publisher Mr.Lonely Planet simply dominates the “Japan category”. As for today (or now), December 27, 2018, 7 out of 10 top ten books are “Made in Australia”. View from land down under. We all know that lonely planet is a world class super bestseller, and I’ve bought some in the past. That said, as an Outspoken Samurai, I find it quite sad that most books on “Amazing Land of the Rising Sin” is currently written by non-Japanese. (There are some Nippon Gin contributors too I know, but very, very few)

Anyhow, preposterous as I am, my official duty as a Ronin (Masterless Samurai) shall continue.

Thank you very much once again. You have blown my mind.

Enjoy your travel in Nippon, and don’t be afraid to challenge the unchallenged. Take risks, and blast the lies, and those who tell them!

Arigato.

Very yours sincerely, Yujiro

Master of Japan, Now available on Amazon stores worldwide! | Book by Yujiro Samurai Taniyama

by JB Editorial Team

 

Good morning!

Today, it was announced that 30 million foreign visitors had visited Japan in 2018, for the first time in its 2,600 years history. The figure is massive! And thank you very much for visiting the land of the rising sun.

And on this historic day, Japan Broadcasting 【JB】is proud to announce the release of an unparalleled book that might blow your mind. It is titled “MASTER OF JAPAN” – with the subtitle ‘Cultural Learnings of the Amazing Land of the Rising Sin”, now available on Amazon U.S, Amazon U.K, Amazon Japan and elsewhere! The author is our editor in chief, Yujiro Samurai Taniyama.

The book’s official website page explains it all, but Team JB is thrilled to deliver a piece of work that may intrigue you with the untold side of the story, of the ridiculously opaque nation.

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Quite a big chunk of the opening pages are available free of charge, so please download it on you iPhone, smartphone or tablet; and if you enjoy it, please purchase the whole book! We are confident that you won’t regret it!

Lastly, the author is “worshipper of truth”. Nippon is not only about Mt.Fuji and Geishas, of course. We hope that you’ll enjoy some irrefutable truth and farce of the little mountainous nation.

 

Thank you very much, and see you soon!

 

 

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Farcical South Korean court should order “Pohang Steel” to pay, not the Nippon Steel. Here’s why | Wartime reparations featuring Lee San

Yujiro Samurai Taniyama, CEO, Japan Broadcasting .net Inc

Lee San”, a Korean classic soap drama based on one the life of one of the exuberant kings of the Chosun dynasty is truly brilliant. It was produced about a decade ago and is now re-broadcast in Japan, and I’m a huge fan. Seong-yun is prettier than Taylor Swift by far too. And yes, the Korean invasion of K-pop and TV shows is so conspicuous in Tokyo and the popularity is still on the rise.

Nevertheless at the same time, the majority of the Japanese today share the feeling that the so called ‘anti-Nippon hysteria’ among the Korean judges under the influence of ultra-left Mun government is by far erratic and incompatible. I too feel that the so called the sense of ‘Victimhood’ pretty often goes just too far in Seoul, especially the liberal media.

Let me please explain.

On October 30, 2018, Seoul’s Supreme Court ordered the Japanese steelmaker ‘Nippon Steel’ to pay compensation of $88,000 to four Koreans ‘forced to work’ during the last war. This ruling is not only preposterous but baseless, as even the ultra leftist Chicago University Professor Bruce Cummings even argues; “The 1965 Japan-Korea treaty did wonders for the Korean economy, but the settlement remains controversial today because it ended the possibility of future claims against Japan”, also adding that South Korea received from Nippon a direct grant of $300 million and loans of $200 million in 1965 dollars, and private firms put in another $300 million in investment. This was at a time when Korea’s total exports were $200 million.

The sum was actually a huge chunk of money for Tokyo, which took full 18 years to pay off according to the former Tokyo Christian University Professor Nishioka Ricky. Well that’s what he told me when I once interviewed him. Let me also underscore the fact that the Korean President at the time Pak Chong Hee (the father of the now incarcerated former President Pak Geun hye) officially signed an agreement with Tokyo in 1965 that the Seoul government will take full responsibility of providing the Korean individuals with the ‘wartime reparation money’ from the direct grant of $300 million mentioned above, exonerating Tokyo from the need to compensate to Koreans one on one personally. And that explains why Chicago University Professor Cummings acknowledges that ‘the treaty ended the possibility of future claims against Japan’. Period.

However what’s ironic here is that the military strongman Pak Chong hee hardly paid money to his own people, but instead used Japan’s super big 1965 reparation money to boost its own economy investing and setting up Pohang steel company (now called POSCO, one of the giants in steel industry that even owns a professional soccer team) in his hometown. And that’s exactly why Cummings even argues Japan’s money ‘did wonders for the Korean economy’.

So the October 2018 ruling by the Seoul Supreme Court is nothing but an unfathomable farce, suddenly ordering the Nippon Steel to pay some inexplicable money, violating not only the bilateral treaty between the two governments but also defying the very basics of international law and agreements. Such a double-dealing, crooked behavior by the ultra liberal judges (under the pro-North Korean Mun administration) will only humiliate the good-hearted ordinary Korean people, not empower them.

Ludicrous as this whole ruling is, if any ‘steel company’ were to pay it would obviously be the Pohang Steel of course, not the Nippon steel.

The former king of Chosun, Lee San is hailed today as a rational, ethical leader that had lucid thoughts. And I cannot help but ponder that this once a great man now must be weeping up in heaven, for the utterly irrational demeanor by his disingenuous predecessors.

Bloody Saudi oil | R.I.P. Mr.Khasshogi

Japan Broadcasting . net Inc CEO, Yujiro Taniyama

40% of the Japanese oil imports comes from Riyadh. This is synonymous for saying that Tokyo is totally dependent on Saudi oil. Without it, our economy won’t survive. The world famous “washlets” or high-tech toilets won’t move. However, nobody knew until now that the color of their crude oil was not black, but red. ‘Bloody red’.

Journalist Jamal Khashoggi was purportedly ‘killed inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, then later cut into bits and pieces like a Sukiyaki meat’. Hair-raising as it is, it’s highly unlikely that the ‘real culprit’ will turn himself in. Western corporate medias seemingly allege that Prince Salman was the cold blooded murderer that ordered the killing. If that was actually the case no words can describe his irrefutable cowardice; to eliminate a chubby 59 year old just because he’s critical of you. Because he writes for Amazon founder Mr. Jeff Bezos’s little American newspaper. Big deal.

Mr. Muhammad Bin Salman won’t come out. Especially if he was the mastermind behind this gruesome slaughter of an innocent man. There was a report that he just invited the victim’s poor old son to express ‘condolences ‘, whatever that means. I find the whole move not only erratic but disingenuous. But who ever ordered this slaughter on the extraterritorial soil in Turkey, the world knows now how creepy and despicable “The world’s No.1 oil exporter “ is. Its public image has been shattered and tainted like rotten tomatoes. And if Donald Trump refrains from “punishing” the kingdom but instead goes on with the monstrous $120 billion arms deal, then that will inevitably undermine the western core value of ‘human rights’. That it’s actually nothing but a ‘fake’ in America.

Beijing admitted recently (October 10th, as far as I remember) that they run this “Re-education” camps for the Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang. The Chinese communist party intends to ‘ideologically transform’ people it regards as ‘extremists’. The crackdown in Xinjiang is known for its ruthless brutality, some using the term ‘genocide’. It just goes unreported since foreign journalists are banned from entering the area. And for the Saudi crown prince Muhammad Bin Salman, Mr. Jamal Khasshogi must also have been an ‘extremist’. A villain that needed to be erased perpetually. Riyadh and Beijing are both a totalitarian state.

Tomorrow, the Japanese Prime Minister will make a state visit to Beijing for the first time in seven years. Thanks to the ongoing trade wars between Trump and Xi, the latter looks desperate to strengthen its amicable ties with Tokyo. Nevertheless, Abe, the Japanese PM I believe ought to remain adamant regarding Beijing’s brutal suppression on the Muslims downplaying human rights. Trump may be a flip flop, but he is at the same time candid expressing dissatisfaction on Riyadh’s ambiguous explanation of Khasshogi’s disappearance.

When was the last time Abe rebuked the Chinese communists straightforwardly on human rights?! He never has, not the way that needs to be addressed as the world’s 3rd largest economy. If Tokyo intends to become a true global player advocating free speech, human rights and rule of law, we must not turn a blind eye to horrendous challenge against humanity as our post-war governments had done over the past seven decades.

Such an cowardice attitude doesn’t make the world better, but just bloodier.

Go see Super Buddhist sculptures by Joe Kay at Tokyo National Museum! 定慶

Yujiro Taniyama – Japan Broadcasting.net CEO

Masterpieces by Kai Kay and Joe Kay are ready.

From October 2 to December 9th, a special exhibition will take place at the Tokyo museum in Ueno.

I happened to find the poster on the train, and looks likely the masterpieces are coming all the way from DAION G TEMPLE in Korea, I mean Kyoto. It was founded in 1585 when the Shogun ‘Monkey’ Hideyossi was on the verge of unifying Japan. (He was called Saroo, meaning monkey by his boss Mr.Oda)

Also, I checked up on Joe Kay (定慶) the sculptor to discover he was a hot shot in the late 12th century during the mighty Kamacoora period.

So forget the Tokyo Disneyland fellas, head for Ueno station if you are traveling Japan!

Enjoy!

‘Novichok Sushi’ Putin must compensate for enslaving 600,000 Japanese prisoners before proposing a murky ‘peace treaty’

Yujiro Taniyama, Japan Broadcasting.net Editor in Chief

Abe must ignore Putin’s bogus

Beer belly Vladimir has done it once again.

The Russian president in imploring Japan’s Abe Shinzo to invest on his soil to boost its struggling economy.

But he did it through an irrational way yesterday at the Eastern Economic Forum currently being held in Vladivostok. That’s right, Putin proposed a ‘peace treaty without preconditions’.

What a disingenuous, unfeasible intimidation against Tokyo.

Abe must repudiate this deplorable offer without question.

I emphatically claim so based on three Soviet transgressions of the past.

The first is Stalin’s blatant violation of a peace treaty.

On April 13, 1941, Japan signed a non-aggression pact with then Soviet Union which was valid for five years till April 1946. Despite the fact, after Truman dropped the notorious indiscriminate bomb on innocent men, women and children in Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, Stalin immediately ordered his men to prepare for the invasion of Japanese territories in which he began three days later.

Russians attacked Japan’s Chishima Islands (Kuril Is), tortured and raped women and occupied it all including the northern territories of Etorofu, Kunashiri, Habomai and Shicotan.

No matter how the Russians self justify themselves, this is a clear violation of a bilateral pact. So when Putin said yesterday “a peace treaty without preconditions” – it meant that Russia has no intention to return the four islands in which Tokyo claims its sovereign rights.

Putin de facto kicked Abe in the crotch without warning.

Boy is he a typical Russian.

The second reason why the Russian President’s “sham peace treaty” offer ought to be neglected is due to a Soviet war crime hardly known to the western world today.

An abduction and enslavement of over six-hundred-thousand Japanese prisoners for 10 YEARS AFTER WW2 ENDED. They were sent to -40℃ freezing Siberia and elsewhere to construct railroads and various infrastructures.

The actual figure of the fatalities is yet unclear, but an American historian William F. Nima estimated 254,000 died and 93,000 missing.

This is not only a clear violation of international law but also an egregious war crime. Ex-Soviet/Russian governments have never given an official apology or compensation which inevitably has deepened Japanese antipathy towards the Kremlin in the past years.

And now we have Putin proposing a “peace treaty without preconditions?”

Give me a break, give me a Vodka fellas.

Thirdly, and lastly.

I simply don’t trust the Russians.

The Slav women are beautiful as they are indeed, but Kremlin stole Crimea in 2014, allegedly assassinated its former spy agent with deadly agent polonium, and the recent Novichok poisoning in the U.K. And Putin’s perpetual “don’t underestimate our nukes” bravado is more than repugnant. Therefore I believe my apprehension of Russia’s illicit occupation of Japan’s northern territories off the coast of Hokkaido (hit by a devastating earthquake last week) and its arrogant ‘peace treaty’ narrative surely is not baseless.

I mean, how can you forge a trustworthy relationship with a country whose allegedly infiltrated U.S democratic elections?! Moscow mule surely tastes good, but Moscow itself is nothing but a loose cannon far more than Trump to my understanding.

Viable approach is indispensable of course, but I am quite precarious on how Abe in the recent years has been contained by this beer belly loose cannon, having met more than 22 times in the recent years. Abe boasts that they call each other by their first names, but what’s hilarious at the same time deplorable is that Putin downplays the Japanese PM occasionally. In December 2016 meeting in Nagato (Abe’s home territory), the loose cannon was two hours forty minutes late.

That’s pretty humiliating for the host.

There’s no denying the fact that Putin is a formidable adversary like China’s Xi.

Foes and allies.

I understand Abe’s ambition to mark a historical legacy regarding the ‘4 disputed islands’, but he’s got to bear in mind that acting like a friend and being a friend is a totally different thing.

“Vladimir-Shinzo” sentimental indulgence may result in an irretrievable damage.

You may as well call it a “Novichok Sushi”.

1 reason why Shohei Otani is beautiful

Yujiro Taniyama. Editor in Chief – Japan Broadcasting.net net Inc

SHOTIME Otani san has done it again.

Today, his team the Los Angeles Angels (LAA) crushed White Sox 5-2, thanks to the three-run homer by the Japanese two-way star.

As I was watching the game, suddenly one thought popped up on my mind.

“Why is this guy so damn beautiful?”

If you follow MLB, I know that I’m not the only one with that question.

There’s absolutely no denying the fact that Otani is a pure classic in the world of baseball – he can pitch, and he can bat. He smashed his 19th homer today, a record breaker as a Japanese rookie in MLB.

We all know that this “Babe Ruth of the 21st century” will make history.

But what fascinates me the most is the fact that he can be distinguished from the rest of the MLB players in a remarkable way.

That’s right, OTANI SAN never spits.

When 99% of the American major league players spit out their dirty salivas from their mouth every five seconds, Otani never does. Spitting is so pervasive in MLB that I find it disgusting. It contaminates the ball park. Houston Astros’ Altuve spit out his saliva every two seconds even when he is in the bench.

The American public don’t seem to care less about it, but one thing is crystal clear – ITs NOT CLEAN. Both sanitary-wise and visually.

MLB guys may think this “spitting” is cool (that explains why so many does it), but in Japanese professional baseball you would hardly see any player doing it. Yu Darvish never spat out his saliva when he was in Nippon Ham Fighters, but as soon as he started to play for the Texas Rangers he was brainwashed and became a “spitter”.

Shohei Otani doesn’t follow suit.

I have never seen him spit on the ball park. Have you!? I don’t think so.

Not only does this simple fact make him an exemplary ball player, but a beautiful one.

The Japanese are probably the most ‘cleanest’ race in the face of the planet. Some girls take bath 5 times a day on weekends – in the morning, after the morning run, after lunch, after five and before going to bed.

Spitting is generally considered rude and dirty in Japan. So if you go to a public bath or an Onsen for example and see someone spit while washing up their body, the perpetrator always drains away his own saliva with shower or fresh water.

I mean, we all know that it is dirty, with germs.

So it simply strikes me as a pure mystery why the “Ball-park moms” in the U.S are never apoplectic when their kids or those in MLB are spitting around spreading filthy germs here and there. I do not mean to be disparaging to the Americans in any way, but it’s just incomprehensible.

Maybe its like the “Gun rights” in America.

Something that seems pretty unhealthy and ludicrous to my standard, when innocent kids and civilians are victimized in Sandy Hook and Las Vegas every now and then.

Lastly, we’ve got to bear in mind that the American kids who grow up watching MLB end up thinking “spitting germs is cool” by the time they are 18. Not only is it hazardous but also obsolete.

Spitting is like a CO2 emission from a four-wheel vehicle. It’s simply not cool. It’s not beautiful. So if MLB has a long term goal to turn baseball into a “Global thing” like soccer, then I humbly recommend that you find a way to mitigate this ‘unhealthy custom’ before its too late.

ShoTime Otani is beautiful.

Now we all know why!

Otani san for the ‘MLB Rookie of the year 2018’!

Arigato Gozaimass.

Rest In Peace US Destroyer John S. McCain’s 10 Samurai Sailors 【1 year anniversary】

Yujiro Taniyama, CEO Japan Broadcasting.net

America honors its fallen heroes.

That’s probably the true greatness of America. And that’s what I learned yesterday afternoon, when I met one brave woman, Theresa at an old shrine in the off skirts of Tokyo.

This beautiful lady, from Illinois also had a lucid mind with voracious appetite to learn about Japanese culture.

“At the top of the temple, I saw a huge statue of two dogs. One had its mouth open, while the other had it closed. Can you tell me why?” , she asked.

To my shame, I did not know the answer.

“Good question. Those dogs are called KOMA-INU. They are de facto guard dogs that protect the shrine from evil spirits”

Theresa nodded. “I see, but what do we make of the ‘mouth’?”

“To be honest, I don’t know. I sincerely apologize for my ignorance”

One elder man that stood next to the lady made a little laugh. He resembled Clint Eastwood in a way. Together, they were visiting Japan for about two weeks.

By the way, I later learned that day that the KOMA-INU on the right usually has its mouth wide open and the one on the right ‘closed’. And that the former is barking the sound “A”, while the latter “UN”. According to some sources I found on the internet, these ‘dogs’ are in fact mythical creatures and not precisely ‘dogs’. And that they signify 「阿吽 =A UN」- the first and the last words of the alphabet of Sanskrit.

And subsequently, it derived the meaning “From the beginning to the end of life and the universe”. The Japanese alphabet today also starts from “A” and ends with “UN”.

So I suppose in a broader sense, we can understand that the ‘auspicious dogs’ are there to emphasize the greatness of the whole galaxy.

The collision on Aug.21, 2017

“On August 21, 2017, 10 sailors were killed when the destroyer collided with an oil tanker as it entered the busy waterway into the port of Singapore. The collision occurred two months after seven sailors were killed when the destroyer USS Fitzgerald collided with a container ship off the coast of Japan” (ABC News, May 25, 2018)

I remember the tragic accident that occurred consecutively last year, and had a big impact on me since they had both departed from Yokosuka, a naval port in Japan.

At the same time, I recall being emphatically apoplectic pondering “Who’s responsible for this? A flawed leadership that took the lives of so many young brave men?”.

This was a time when the North Korean ‘Fatty’ Mr.Kim was intimidating Japan with his ICBM toy and nukes. U.S President Trump was also busy downplaying him as a ‘little rocket man’. And I must admit that when these two fatal incidents occurred, I became wary of the “Greatest military in the world” – that somehow kept crashing into commercial ships due to negligence and order.

Especially when the national security of Japan hugely relies on defense-treaty with Washington, it could not be overlooked.

We humans are pretty dumb that we often forget important things.

On the other hand, we remember unnecessary things like the ‘Blue GAP dress’ of the great bravado Ms.Monica Lewinsky.

So when I coincidentally banged into Brandon (U.S Navy strongman) at the shrine yesterday, and had a conversation with Theresa and ‘Clint’, it kindled a zeal of patriotism and pride within me.

“My son died in the USS John McCain collision last year”

I was left speechless when the blond lady told me her story.

Theresa’s son Logan was just 23 when the critical accident sent him to heaven. “He arrived at Yokosuka in May last year, and also left there on the same month. Then it happened”.

She showed me the photo of the great handsome man on her silver pendant.

It read 【REMEMBER PO2. LOGAN PALMER】. Poignant and stunned, there was a few seconds silence in the old shrine where people in Kimonos were also paying a visit.

What also moved me deeply was the fact that this beautiful mom whose beloved son was taken away from her had the indisputable strength and courage to share her sensitive story with a total stranger like myself. I had introduced myself as the “Most crazy outspoken Samurai in Japan” – which is probably true, and also probably eased our tensions.

Theresa was also an elastic thinker and savvy about politics.

She spoke her mind, on immigration and upcoming election – something I adore and undeniably lacks in the mind of the Japanese. In my country, there’s a saying “沈黙は美徳: CHINMOCK WA BITOCK” – meaning silence is beautiful. And such ‘silence’ is unfortunately ubiquitous in Japanese society. Not only is such a mentality misleading, its obsolete especially when we have the rise of our great neighbor China both militarily and economically.

Furthermore, unless you speak out, the world will easily forget critical matters.

Had it not been for Theresa’s brave heart to share her story of Logan, I would have never learned that such young American heros made ultimate sacrifices for their beloved nation but also for defending the Japanese people under the 1960 defense treaty then signed by PM Kishi and US President Eisenhower.

“You know what Theresa” , I said

“We the Japanese today are so dumb and complacent that most of us are ignorant of the fact Logan and his fellow comrades died on duty, protecting peace and stability for us as a whole”.

Of course when I say dumb, I myself is included.

Jackie Kennedy may have been capricious, but that goes the same with the descendants of the former Samurais, now nothing but a flock of sheep that’s deprived of the mentality of military independence. The Samurais are dead today. Without and American hero such as Logan, the national security of my nation would be under a grave risk.

CCP (Chinese Communist Party) hegemony shall result in pandemonium in the near future unless an appropriate measures are taken ‘by the Japanese themselves’. Our current overly subservient stance on Washington is counterproductive not only for Mr.Trump but for Tokyo as a nation. I recall the U.S President commenting “Isn’t Japan a country of Samurais? Why didn’t they just shoot the North Korean missile down?” after Pyongyang fired two ICBM mussels on 29 August and 15 September last year over Hokkaido.

Trump is correct.

And I deeply anticipate on the future of the little subordinate nation of gadgets and automatic toilets.

Rest In Peace 10 American Samurais

United States of America is not a perfect country, as far as I know.

But there’s no denying the fact that it’s a great one. Especially its eye opening how deeply their veterans and heros are respected. It’s not an understatement to underscore that spirit is the fabric of American strength, because without it no country is eligible to become a true global power.

“I’ve got a bracelet that has the names of all the ten sailors that died on the ship”, Theresa said.

The benign lady from Illinois is the true Samurai, I thought.

Jacob Daniel Drake, Dustin Louis Doyon, Charles Nathan Findley, John Henry Hoagland III, Logan Stephen Palmer, Kenneth, Abraham Lopez, Kevin Sayer Bushell, Corey George Ingram, Timothy Thomas Eckels Jr.

Theresa always carries the souls of the fallen American heros with her, no matter where she goes.

Tomorrow, 1 year anniversary of the US destroyer McCain will take place at the Yokosuka U.S Navy base.

Now I know why Theresa and ‘Clint’ is currently visiting my country.

Shall the souls of the 10 brave men Rest In Peace.

Thank you Theresa, for sharing your precious story once again.

Japan must honor fallen American heros today.