A Japanese eroge developer has courted controversy, or at least bemusement, with its decision to include a major character based on Russian Federation President/Prime Minister/Tsar Vladimir Putin.
The game in question is ALcot’s 幼なじみは大統領 / Osananajimi wa Daitouryou, “My Girlfriend is the President”, a game which takes an otherwise apolitical harem setting and gives it an air of parody with the inclusion of characters apparently derived from real world political figures.
“It would be best not to anger me…”
Most notable amongst these is the charming President of Russia, Irina Vladimirovna Putina, a name which seems strikingly familiar, especially when her nickname of “Puchin” is considered…
Via New Akiba.
Although more irascible Russian premiers might indeed be sending spetsnatz snatch squads after the developers at this juncture, Putin at least seems relatively good humoured, so it seems possible they will live.
In light of recent events, we might wonder at just what Rozen Aso’s response to appearing in an eroge really was…