Naruto Supports Islamist Party


Clone abusing ninja Naruto has been spotted lending his support to Indonesia’s Prosperous Justice Party, or Partai Keadilan Sejahtera, an Islamist party supporting such backwards medievalist policies as bans on pornography, in what we can only consider as an episode which could damage his chances of becoming Hokage.

The party in question supports legislation such as the laughably titled “Bill Against Pornography and Pornoaction“, a bill which sought to ban such insidious evils as public kissing, bikinis and navel exposure (“pornoaction”), and of course pornography. The party itself claims it is against the imposition of Sharia codes, although it is doubtful anyone believes them.

In fact, a vague but complete ban on pornography was passed in 2008, with downloading lewd materials in Indonesia now carrying a possible 4 year sentence; a “sexually suggestive performance” can attract a 12-year sentence. Naturally, freedom loving Islamists were behind this.

It is not clear whether the image in question is an authorised use of Naruto’s likeness; it seems overwhelmingly unlikely to be the case. It also seems unlikely that Naruto presents a good match with the party’s unstated objectives of rendering the masses obedient slaves of God.

Thanks to Linkinstreet on the forums for exposing this.

To my knowledge no Japanese politician has ever actually secured a high profile endorsement from an actual manga or anime; even Rozen Aso is circumspect in this area…

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    Comment by Firo
    03:40 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Damn, this is so epic fail-ish in so many diff. levels that I don't even know what kind of comment I should leave, lol.

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:39 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    I am just speechless... this is pinnacle of creativity... or hilariousity

    Comment by RC
    04:02 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    kampanye jaman sekarang makin goblok aje
    parah lah

    Comment by xxc
    11:02 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    oh god I wish. sayangnya yang lebih goblok dari itu banyaaakk.. udah liat yang "papanya Cinthya Lamusu?" I swear they are getting stupider by the minute..

    Comment by Sundae
    02:55 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    @Mr. Kelly from VGI : it's the same thing as when the japanese laughed at their own government when Strike Witches nominated as recommended anime for family. So, no serious offense, nobody should be harmed. Let us all just smile at this world's craziness :)

    oh yeah, IMHO Clinton was here because Obama spends his (awful) childhood here in Indonesia and because Indonesia is no.1 Islamic country in term of population.

    Just think of me as babbling idiot that passing by

    Comment by Anonymous
    01:44 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    oh, them religious folk in Indo who indulge in these kinds of idiocy are either radical to the point of extreme, or technically Indonesian hill-billies.
    and most of em who do politics are prolly in it for fame, power, and money anyway. And they can't use computers, like others mentioned above, they believe computer animations are for kids, and act as such, while never bothering to learn whether it might be otherwise.

    I heard Bali's made a "special zone" of sorts, by the way.

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:11 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Bali is not in Indonesia anyway XD

    *refers to tourists who think that Bali is a country* lol

    Comment by Mr. Kelly
    01:31 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Buat temen2 Indo, jangan jelek2in bangsa sendiri dong. Yang patut disalahkan ya calegnya, kok malah bangsa kita dijelekkan juga sih, kan oknum, kyk bangsa lain ga pernah bikin salah aja. Jangan pake omong jorok juga ah, ga pantes bukan budaya kita itu.

    As an Indonesian, sorry for all the Naruto fans that had been offended. But this is purely an individual fault, dont take all Indonesian are silly. We are the 4th biggest nation in the world, and now has the 3rd biggest economic growth in Asia., thats why Clinton's here in Jakarta yesterday.

    Comment by xxc
    11:06 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    hey. If it's bad, don't cover it. Kita ngomong kayak gini bukan tanpa alasan. Kalo ada orang bodoh pengen duduk di pemerintahan, apakah kita seharusnya "udah, jangan dibahas kalo dia bodoh, biarkan aja dia duduk di pemerintahan, jangan diganggu.." ?? Mungkin, kalau itu pemerintahan orang lain.

    Comment by Anonymous
    14:37 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Yah, kalo dibaca UU anti pornographi, yg baca juga pasti pusing. Ini yg bikin UU nya kepikiran gak dampaknya buat kehidupan orang sehari2? Gak usah dilindungi deh, Indo memang kayak gini.

    And wtf do the stats have anything to do with us not being silly? We LOOK silly when the MPs passed the ridicilous backward minded Anti pornographic law! Enough with turning this country into a religious state!

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    Comment by Shuu
    01:29 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Whoa, it's like every Indonesian and his/her grandmother are active here right now o_O

    So I did a little research on that pornography law, it seems all those "pornoaction" parts were scheduled to be removed from the bill according to all the news articles I was able to find - way back in 2006. It seems non-Indonesian press coverage stopped soon thereafter. Apparently the law passed unchanged though. So what happens when tourists visit Indonesia to spend their vacation there? No western woman would abandon sunbathing in a bikini at the beach, would totally kill the purpose of the vacation obviously. I recall the provincial governor of Bali has even made a threat to declare independence from Indonesia should the bill pass? Also, what became of all the various folklore traditions, like the bamboo dance? There MUST have been some kind of uproar by the still quite numerous non-muslims right? Please enlighten me.

    Comment by 666Monster
    07:34 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Relax. It seems they won`t lay a hand to an art and tradition, do not know about the Bali though (I`m too lazy to see my own countries` foolish action). Well not that law actually do anything though (hell, u can count how many Indonesian that comment here

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    Comment by Yggr
    02:05 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Oh God, no, not this shit. And I'm supposed to vote for one of this fucktards. Oh well I have the right of not to vote anyway.

    PS : wow, a lot of Indonesians here. Salam kenal.

    (inb4 enjoy our shitty third world country)

    Comment by tabriz kaworu
    02:41 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Im amazed as I see many Indonesian Otaku, Kaskuser, even OTIKA KG in here... 0_o (this world is small, isn't??)
    to non Indonesian who may offended by this thing.. I only can say that this thing only 1% stupidity of Caleg2 from Indonesian..You can amazed more if you come to Indonesia..

    Comment by Anonymous
    04:25 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    I am sure as hell the guy is not bright enough to lead the country after he makes such ad

    Comment by ignatius
    07:58 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    as an Indonesian, i'm truly embrassed, but i think pks is not anti-christian party.
    and it just another promotion way to win an election.

    Comment by xxc
    09:38 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    !@#$% This is so embarrassing an Indonesian like me.. Don't you just wonder at the wits of our glorious leader sometimes?? What'd they expect, to have underage naruto-loving teens hassle their parents/older brothers to vote that guy???

    Comment by xxc
    09:39 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    PLUS he was a veterinarian!! GOD he should've known better. I'm SO never bringing my puppy to hackjobs like THAT!!

    Comment by 666Monster
    07:21 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Well as an Indonesian. I can only lol`ed it. Hehehehe. Pornoaction, like u said our country is very great at creating something pretty useless. The law that restrict us to see porn can be overcome just like this.
    What? I`m not into porn. This is hentai, it is an art. How can you say a mere piece of paper and a 2d char as a porn? Hehehehehe

    Just a warning: In Indonesia copyright is nothing, here we welcomes it as one of Indonesian`s tradition. Well, u know if u have come to our place.

    Comment by Anonymous
    05:27 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Wow,... just wow,... atleast it's not that damn ol' "New Order Regime" (F U Soeharto, even when you're dead) ex-army generals parties like Gerindra or Hanura.

    Ahhh, isn't great to live in a relatively manageable chaos? (Yg bener aje :D)

    Anyways,... it's always nice to see that the parties are doing their research on their current reasonably oblivious and moderately gullible next generation of voters.

    Comment by Black_Claw
    05:26 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Hail Indonesia! mwahahahahahahahahaa!!!


    Comment by Anonymous
    06:18 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    well, i guess this is time for some crowd control.

    look guys, the situation is like this. the virus of democracy has been spreading like cancer in Indonesia, resulting in EXTREMELY HIGH spending for political ads. just like Hillary Clinton said, Indonesians are very cool eh, emulating the Americans to the core and isn't afraid of destroying their own native values (including Islam).

    so, it's about time for elections now. everyone want a seat for their own arse in the parliament (or whatever it's called). they dump their money on the advertising guys, and they want to see their face everywhere public. sometimes they dont even bother checking the quality of the ads personally, which results in (amongst other) someone from largely-Islamic party "use" something like Naruto (which goes against the Islamic law A LOT, i can go on and on about this) for his campaign (see the above pic).

    PKS probably can't be blamed. these days, the politicians are out of control in the name of democracy, and even a party can't strictly guide each one of their candidates about what are acceptable, and what are not. this has resulted in a lot of scandals, but for my end this has caused A MASSIVE AMOUNT OF VISUAL EXCRETES IN PUBLIC SPACE. the one you saw above is just one of them-- and believe it or not, it's a lot less bizarre compared to others. all in the name of democracy. some of them are OUTRIGHT LIES. at least this man doesn't say "Naruto support Islam".

    @Artefact: i gotta tell you this, buddy: learn from the last Korean Hetalia drama, if you know what's good for you.

    P.S. in b4 "this poster is fundamentalist"-- it's true, i have a lot of fundamentalism. the guys who blabber about democracy everywhere are harder to punish for their governmental mishaps, and my money is on PKS.

    P.S.2 can't believe i'm preaching to people about democracy and Islam in this depravity-rich place.

    Comment by Anonymous
    08:47 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    So, just that I get you right, you'd rather want anything slightly erotic - 2D or not - banned, all females oppressed and all other religions thrown out of the country?

    Comment by xxc
    09:41 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    I'd say you found your happy place already.. you being here already proves it..

    Comment by Shin Muhammad
    15:12 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    This is ABSOLUTELY not a religion issue...

    I just can't stop asking, why PKS agree with government policy to raise the oil price? they said PKS for people, huh???

    And maybe a good note for Sankaku (Artefact) to selective write the headline, and about APP case which is irrelevant with this case.

    Comment by Cerenado
    07:08 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Why would Naruto-kun support them? Has he given up on pro-ecchi rights? xD

    Comment by Gayman 4 You
    00:33 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    the legitimacy of using such image for endorsement can be taken action depending on the country's law of the "made in china effect". i dont get why they want to ban porn when all male muslims are perverted themselves its an actual fact and such bigotry which makes it even more pointless.

    Comment by Shin Muhammad
    00:33 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    As a normal people, I'll think fresh about this.

    This is ANYWAY just a political action. The fact, Naruto almost banned in Indonesia after one children dead because of imitating Naruto (check ANN/KAORI).

    Anyway, because this is a REALLY big news, I think I'll forward it to my news site...

    (And as other party, PKS is suck... whether...)

    Comment by Kirikaze Fuuma
    00:48 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    just because one children dies because of immitating naruto and now they want to ban naruto?

    and next time hokuto no ken will be banned in indonesia when a children did a hyakuretsu ken to another children and crush his friend's head with chairs and knife to explode his friend's head.

    Comment by Shin Muhammad
    00:58 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    And, the next wictim will be Haruhi, because of "illicit ideology" of Haruhism, same as when PKI (Partai Komunis Indonesia - Indonesian Communist Party) banned because of their anti-Pancasila ideology...

    Comment by Anonymous
    01:13 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    how about ideology spread-otakuness in indonesia i think its anti-pancasila ideology too

    and why they will target haruhi? i'm sure noone there (in government) know about haruhi o_o

    Comment by aoi_azzura
    00:56 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    ah, it already happened with WWF Smackdown.
    as I recall it, a kid imitating smackdown has unintentionally killed his playmate and the WWF Smackdown shows were soon banned.

    It was, at that time, the country's most watched foreign show.

    And I was a fan myself.

    Comment by Anonymous
    06:53 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    mass media and public control for QUALITY of it is a major issue in Indonesia, with the emergence of media-aware intellectual class (Indonesians here are amongst this class).

    the latest issue is the movement to do something about the "sinetron" (soap opera-- inspired by Latin America "telenovela"), due to its extremely low QUALITY. think about the worst thing you can find in any female-aimed drama, and multiply it 9000times: you've got a sinetron. this movement is supported by Islamic and non-Islamic groups alike, i.e. the Kompas[*1] newspapers.

    me? i don't care. all that i watch are anime that i donlod myself in secrecy. didn't i say "public control"? (privacy is also a major debacle, here.)

    [*1] KOMentar PAStor, at least one its founder was a prominent figure in the Catholic Party from Soekarno era.

    Comment by adan
    00:16 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    hahaha... many party is in a bad condition in Indonesia, lack of people trust, they don't know how to make some attarction for people to vote for them, that's why they choose Naruto as one of high rated anime aired in Indonesia. Maybe if Haruhi aired here, they will use Haruhi also.

    but then again, they know nothing about Naruto or Anime, all they know is many kids loves Naruto. But as we know, no kids are allowed to participate for vote.

    they do stupid things to attract stupid people.

    Drh. Nonot ... what the meaning of his title by Drh.? Is he a veterinarian?

    Comment by aoi_azzura
    00:39 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    May I remind you that in Indonesia Naruto is currently watched by Narutards of age 7 - 32 ? And of those, 17 - 32 are eligible to vote?

    The idea isn't all that bad, but I must say, appearing in Sankaku and being red all over the world isn't something I was expecting.

    Comment by Ando
    00:19 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Another idiotic posters from Indonesia:

    Kungfu Panda:

    Comment by panda28
    00:26 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    wait.. KUNGFU PANDA!? ... i got to see this....

    Comment by john henry eden
    00:25 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    those pics are hillarious hhahahahahahahah....

    Comment by -Hanz-
    00:20 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    I think Dr. Nonot Suhartono is an otaku XD

    Comment by Ando
    00:24 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    More idiot poster from indonesia:



    Kungfu Panda:

    Comment by Henshinkamen
    01:09 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    You got some more? When i went back home i though i saw some of the most "creative" posters, but those are......

    I think they missed kamen riders (I mean they are very popular after all)

    Comment by Youfan
    23:30 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Dude~... I won't die peacefully if they use Kamen Riders as their political tools~...


    Comment by Sundae
    01:02 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    LOL @ the internet cycle.
    Someone got the picture from kaskus, probably sending it to linkinstreet. linkinstreet give it to sankaku. My friend saw this on his RSS and told me. I told my friend, my friend create a thread about this in kaskus, and people from kaskus goes here....
    Truly wonderful...

    Comment by Shin Muhammad
    01:20 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    AMH was so wonderful and amazing... right?

    Comment by Henshinkamen
    01:02 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    As an Indonesian who live in Malaysia i feel very missed out. I should have been out there with my camera to add to my collection of weird photos. What next cosplay?
    Oh about the pornography law. Most of us don't need to worry as long as you have money to bribe the court or police you are safe (Have they even implement the law?)

    Comment by narutofightindreamer
    21:15 01/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Geez, you make it sound as corrupt as Mexico.

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    Comment by PanzerIV
    01:10 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Well, welcome to a country who thinks Anime is cartoon ;D

    It's just me or there's so many Indo Otaku in here? Especially skull_commander!?

    Comment by Anonymous
    01:12 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    lol...this is quite amusing..and embarrassing too..

    Comment by minakichan
    00:55 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Someone in Indonesia PLEEEASE print out a picture of Sexy Harem and glue it to these signs.

    Comment by TerrawindX2
    09:44 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    I saw this at the forums, and I never expected it to hit front page!

    I just wished that Malaysia's politicians had as much of an open mind as PKS. We got Parti Keadilan Rakyat (People's Fair/Justice Party) here, lead by Anwar Ibrahim. The least he could do is pull off this stunt as well, just to gain supporters. And judging by the sheer number of rebellious teens and onslaught of the internet and anime-loving nation that would be eligible for voting in 2012, they might just win it.

    Oh, and if you find any news on sodomy, those are just political lies to keep attention away from other pressing matters.

    Comment by Shin Muhammad
    15:05 20/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Anwar Ibrahim, as an Indonesian, he's moving for democracy in Malaysia, right?

    The dumbass in Malaysian political just Mahathir and their coalition (peace)

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