Japanese Nationalists Invade French Embassy


Members of a Japanese ultra-nationalist group have been arrested for invading France’s Tokyo embassy in response to a French satirical TV show which poked fun at the recent earthquake.

6 members of the group illegally entered the French Embassy in Tokyo’s Minato district, where they were promptly arrested by police for trespassing.

The men explained that they “came to protest after a French TV station made fun of the recent earthquake.”



The group in question was identified as “Wakouki-juku” (loosely, “School of Japanese Ascendancy”) – one of Japan’s “Uyoku Dantei” (“right-wing groups”), fringe ultra-nationalist groups best known for running noisy propaganda spewing black vans, and for their shady connections and faintly surreal antics – many are actually run by the yakuza and have large ethnic Korean contingents amongst their members and leadership.

This has on occasion led to such bizarre spectacles as Japanese “ultra-nationalist” groups harassing right-wing racist politicians such as Ishihara for accusing his opponents of being ethnic Koreans.

Needless to say, these silly groups are studiously ignored by the vast majority of Japanese and can be viewed more as road gangs camouflaged as political groups than as actual nationalist political movements – Japan’s actual far right can be found in the LDP.

The road gang analogy is strengthened by a look at their websites – these often proudly display a variety of lovingly customised and often quite eccentric propaganda vehicles, in much the same way as car or bike fanciers will indulge their juvenile obsessions with elaborate yet pointless conversions of excessively noisy vehicles:


Interestingly, the “right wing groups” were nowhere to be seen during the Senkaku islands spatthe nationalist protests which were seen were organised by conservative establishment figures, and attended by normal people as opposed to yakuza stooges.

Even 2ch hates them (although this is not really surprising if it is accepted that they are mostly Koreans and/or yakuza):

“The shame of Japan!”

“Just a bunch of crazies…”

“Go and protest at the Diet, those are the ones who are really mocking us with their policies.”

“More of those dirty Koreans. Why must they always bother our country?”

“A bunch of ethnic Koreans most likely.”

“These right wing groups and the yakuza are absolutely full of Koreans. Their real objective in running these trucks is to make a public nuisance and ruin the image of the Japanese right, and so diminish the patriotism of the Japanese.”

“They just want to ruin the image of conservatives in the French-speaking world. It’s still the second most widely spoken language.”

“A bunch of Koreans love this country more than any of you – all you lot did was insult France in a few threads.”

“Who cares what these fake right wingers do. They should be harassing Tepco if they want to make themselves useful.”

“‘Wakou’ = ‘wakou’ [an ancient name for Japanese pirates]?”

“If they’re real natives they should go and protest pachinko parlours sending all their profits back to North Korea.”

“Any news you don’t like somehow ends up being the fault of Korea…”

“These right wing groups have no ideology or politics, they are just branches of yakuza branches.”

“Bosozoku [biker gangs], gaisen uyoku [right-wing propaganda trucks], soukaiya [extortionists who disrupt company shareholder meetings], yakuza, tekiya [racketeers], they’re all connected. 30% are Koreans, 60% buraku [descendants of the Edo-period “unclean” castes], 10% whatever. Other countries can probably never understand how the ‘right-wing’ here is something championed by the very dregs of society.”

“These groups are just cover organisations for the yakuza. They have no real political agenda, they just put on these performances occasionally. Most of the leadership aren’t even Japanese.”

“They completely ignore Takeshima and Senkaku only to pick up on something like this?”

“I live in France – the media restrictions here are amazing, it’s even worse than Japan. All the companies are under the influence of Sarkozy or the ruling party. My friend works at the AFP and says he doesn’t even bother watching TV news.

The common people are pathetically educated, it’s really bad. I still remember being asked ‘do they have these in your country?’ by someone pointing at a microwave oven.”

“And of course we’ve yet to see any of these groups go near a Korean or Chinese embassy.”

“Even the BBC ran a report saying 90% of their members are Koreans or burakumin.”

“More people trying to get into France illegally.”

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    Avatar of Leon Cloud
    Comment by Leon Cloud
    12:53 07/05/2011 # ! Quality (+0.8)

    All we need now is a zombie horde, all those armor cars be put to real good use.

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    Comment by ukame
    14:39 07/05/2011 # ! Good (+0.7)

    I was thinking the exact same thing lol

    Comment by GodMan
    13:04 07/05/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    Well it depends on the type of Zombie, if they're the ones from L4D then we're screwed. Zomibes make everything fun :D

    Avatar of HouseLife
    Comment by HouseLife
    18:14 07/05/2011 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Wouldn't the fact that they're French make it easy mode?

    Comment by Anonymous
    23:54 07/05/2011 # ! Good (+0.6)

    If you need some brainless zombies, just have a look at yourselves in a mirror, you Fox-news-eating retards.

    Comment by Anonymous
    08:27 09/05/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    I would like to support the fact about napoleon's empire or the empire before, but dont you think that larger empire like Roman's or the middle east prehistoric kingdon to be stronger or larger at there current day? Every empire have it chances! So dont brag about something they didnt own any more!

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    Comment by janus000
    21:36 07/05/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    Pfff here we go again, stupid bash about WW2, grow up.

    France may have been defeated in six weeks in 1940 but it should be remembered that France for a long time was the most powerful nation in Europe and it took Seven Coallitions 23 years to finally bring down Napoleon's Empire, or if you want to be more percised it took 12 Coalitions 126 years to bring down the French Empire as a whole.

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:01 08/05/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    France was defeated quickly in WWII because they believe the next war was going to be trench warfare like WWI and invested most of their efforts in the Maginot Line.
    The line did discourage a direct attack.
    But the Germans simply went around the Maginot Line via Belgium.
    Since they used a decoy force just out side the line the French forces were out flanked and caught in a pincher.

    Comment by Anonymous

    only problem is the french surrender too easy.. so french zombies would just lay down and let you beat them into a bloody pulp.. hey, that could be fun too

    16:59 07/05/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    They must be preparing for a zombie apocalypse, the nationalist group thing is for passing the time until the zombies come. :3

    Avatar of Hayate
    Comment by Hayate
    18:46 07/05/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    too bad,u mostly need more nazi for that

    Avatar of Naoli
    Comment by Naoli
    21:44 07/05/2011 # ! Neutral (-0.2)

    thank you for the laugh

    Comment by John Hayabusa
    12:45 07/05/2011 # ! Good (+0.7)

    They should send Ika Musume there! France should be her next invasion.

    Comment by Anonymous
    13:05 07/05/2011 # ! Good (+0.6)

    she would be deported faster than you can read "Nicolas Sarcoky baize ta mere pendant que ton pere regarde un porno".

    Comment by Anonymous
    00:27 10/05/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    considering it is France, likely more she shall be eaten. °-°;

    Comment by Anonymous
    15:19 07/05/2011 # ! Good (+0.7)

    There we go blaming koreans again... So what if they are ethnically koreans? They've been living in your trashy land for years. They're as jap as anyone else.

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    Comment by Shippoyasha
    16:31 07/05/2011 # ! Quality (+0.8)

    "opponents of being ethnic Koreans."


    WOW. Racism at its best. Yeah, saying 'ooh, they're foreigners/Koreans/Chinese' just makes my brain freeze.

    What does that have anything to do with anything, I will never know.

    And yes, because us pure blooded Japanese are saintly and never did anything bad to foreigners. NEVER!

    Comment by Anonymous
    02:21 08/05/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    i would want to slap the nearest jap after reading all this rubbish

    Avatar of Mr.Bitches
    Comment by Mr.Bitches
    02:32 08/05/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    If you're pure blooded Japanese, you know as well as I do that it is natural to the point of being almost genetic for Japanese people to hate foreigners, especially Chinese and Koreans. It doesn't matter how good or bad they actually are, they're the enemy. The exact same sentiment is prevalent in Korea and China.

    Comment by Anonymous
    00:15 09/05/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    By that logic:-

    Chinese = Plagerists
    Koreans = Zealous Nationalism
    Japanese = Pedophile Rapists

    That being said.

    Americans = Hypocritical Moralists
    British = Easily Offeneded
    Russians =...Vodka?

    Comment by Anonymous

    why did i support this aid thing in japan i should have just let them all die and rot in hell

    Comment by Anonymous

    someone shut the japanese up

    Comment by Anonymous
    06:34 08/05/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    First comment and the three last ones were all made by the same person.

    Comment by Anonymous

    wow really lol but he is kind a right

    Comment by Anonymous
    13:36 07/05/2011 # ! Neutral (+0.4)

    Japan always wants to blame someone besides themselves. If it goes on on your soil, it's your responsibility to take care of it. So the Japanese only have themselves to blame in any case.

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    Comment by Achiuakuna

    Nice generalization. Try a website other than Sankaku before you use the word "always".

    Comment by Anonymous
    15:36 07/05/2011 # ! Neutral (+0.4)

    Lame attempt at a deflection from the issue. The statement was still more correct than not.

    Comment by Anonymous
    13:04 07/05/2011 # ! Neutral (+0.4)

    can't wait for "Les Guignols de L'info" to make fun of that now ;)

    Avatar of lvhina
    Comment by lvhina
    12:44 07/05/2011 # ! Good (+0.4)

    2ch "gets off" by criticizing everyone, so those are not reliable quotes as usual

    Comment by Anonymous
    21:28 07/05/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    Pretty obvious, but seeing how some people get so riled up I guess it had to be pointed out.

    Comment by Anonymous
    00:07 08/05/2011 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    “I live in France – the media restrictions here are amazing, it’s even worse than Japan. All the companies are under the influence of Sarkozy or the ruling party. My friend works at the AFP and says he doesn’t even bother watching TV news. "

    LOL got to Italia , libia and etc , you'll see what is under control media dumbass.

    Avatar of NEET
    Comment by NEET
    14:11 07/05/2011 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    this was the most misleading title. invade? they walked in and got arrested before they could do squat.

    Comment by Anonymous
    17:09 07/05/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    oh its you again - the phoney wannabe that doesn't have a clue wuts going on.

    Comment by Anonymous
    17:10 07/05/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    why is he a phoney?

    Comment by Anonymous
    16:59 08/05/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    his a dick enough said

    Comment by Anonymous
    17:14 07/05/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    oh stop picking on the bastard so his pic aint even anime

    Comment by Anonymous
    17:28 07/05/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    I'll bet hes one of those fake members that is gonna be posting spam any day now did you see his user history

    Comment by Anonymous

    did you see his comment on Mio's House model? I'll bet hasn't even seen K-On let alone know what its about. This guy is a fraud

    Comment by Anonymous
    00:18 08/05/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    “They just want to ruin the image of conservatives in the French-speaking world. It’s still the second most widely spoken language.”

    AHAHAHAHAHAHA good job on keeping up with the times their 2ch. you forgot a little fellow called SPANISH who has spread everywhere and shoved you out the top two.

    Comment by Kudeh
    02:57 08/05/2011 # ! Neutral (-0.2)

    French is the second most widely spoken language by people in developed countries. People in third world countries don't really count as people.

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    Comment by Sandalphon
    06:42 27/05/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    Douchebags are not people either, so you're out of luck.

    Comment by Anonymous
    00:03 08/05/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    i wonder what would be the reaction if france just ignored them during the doomsday recently ...

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    Comment by Myballz
    01:05 08/05/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    Well 2ch tell that to them they are protesting against the French.Might as well tell them to protest against US,China,Korea,and the Porn Industry?

    Comment by Anonymous
    22:45 07/05/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    according to 2ch scumbags; Japanese "ultra-nationalists" are actually composed of Burakumin or ethnic Koreans, who have been historically discriminated against by JAPANESE!

    how creative. smfh

    Comment by Anonymous
    00:00 08/05/2011 # ! Neutral (0)



    Korea-Japan Friendshipって書いてるんだよ、おわかり?

    Comment by Anonymous
    00:20 08/05/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    No i'm not gonna Google translate what you posted.

    Comment by Anonymous
    04:15 08/05/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    "UNDAHSTAHND" please don't turn into a retard while posting.

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    Comment by Mr.Bitches
    02:38 08/05/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    Look at this, it says that Japanese and Koreans like each other right? Don't Japanese and Koreans dislike each other?

    Oh, you guys can't read Japanese? No helping it, Korea-Japan Friendship is written there, Do you UNDAHSTAHND?

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    Comment by PrinceHeir
    14:24 09/05/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    nationalist are mad lol XD

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    Comment by janus000
    22:06 07/05/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    “I live in France – the media restrictions here are amazing, it’s even worse than Japan. All the companies are under the influence of Sarkozy or the ruling party. My friend works at the AFP and says he doesn’t even bother watching TV news.
    The common people are pathetically educated, it’s really bad. I still remember being asked ‘do they have these in your country?’ by someone pointing at a microwave oven.”

    I want to meet this guy, it's impossible for him to live in France. His friend maybe i don't know, but it's obvious this guy doesn't live here. I can't even believe what I just read oO.
    Does he know that every day, there's dozen of people who insult Sarkozy and make fun of him? If there's a threat against freedom of speech, it's not from that silly Sarkozy, but most by some self-rightous associations and stuff.

    As for the microwave oven, no comment. In 24years (all my life), I never met someone like that.

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    Comment by Gitami
    10:32 08/05/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    By dozens of people, do you mean on the street or on tv news, or on variety/entertainment shows.

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    Comment by janus000
    21:29 08/05/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    Variety/entertainement shows, street, and some specific news. Well, every of these things in fact, it's been the most hated president since... well i don't know when.

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