shintaro ishihara

My vote would have been with Mac Akasaka of the Smile Party. However, I am honestly surprised that Hideo Higashikokubaru, the former entertainer and governor of Miyazaki, was unable to take Tokyo away from incumbent governor Shintaro Ishihara… … some friends have said that I should not be surprised at all. The readers of NewzJapan tend […]

As I mentioned in a previous post about the Tokyo governor’s election, it’s on between former Miyazaki governor Hideo Higashikokubaru and incumbent Shintaro Ishihashi. Because anyone who is eligible can nominate his or herself for the position, there are a lot of videos on YouTube now in which people declare their candidacy for the election. […]