Obama to Japan: “Thanks for Manga & Anime!”


US President and much deserving Nobel Laureate Barack Obama has attracted the attention of otaku masses with his public greeting for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, mentioning several aspects of Japanese culture that Americans are thankful for – with anime and manga garnering a mention in a rather unexpected fashion.

A video showcasing Obama’s welcoming speech for Shinzo Abe’s White House visit:

While it is uncertain as to whether or not the controversial president is indeed a fan of manga and anime, this event may yet serve as another piece of evidence for crazed partisans to squabble over.

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