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Post Reply Oreimo star becomes spokesperson for the Ministry of Public Management, Home Affairs, Posts, and Telecommunications
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Later this year, 18 and 19-year-olds across Japan will suddenly find themselves with a power their predecessors didn’t have: the ability to vote. While legal adulthood still doesn’t technically begin in Japan until the age of 20, last year the government made the decision to lower the voting age from 20 to 18, the first reduction since the 20-year-mark was set following the end of World War II.

http://en.rocketnews24.com/2016/02/11/little-sister-anime-star-grows-up-becomes-spokesmodel-for-japans-teen-voter-education-campaign/

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Posted 2/12/16
Japan the only country where democracy is explained through the medium of manga. Good job guys.
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so can yall vote for the censorship laws to go away yet?
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I find it amusing they're using Oreimo given the history surrounding that manga...
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Kirino is the last person they should be using to promote law changes.
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Hurray ......... ..... ...... * cough*
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Posted 2/12/16
Isn't Kirino supposed to be only 14?
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Posted 2/12/16

Nogara-san wrote:

Isn't Kirino supposed to be only 14?

They're using 18 year old version of her for the promotional material.
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Posted 2/12/16
honest work, I guess

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bemused_Bohemian wrote:

honest work, I guess



The only reason anyone would buy that would be for the free Kuroneko plushie.
Posted 2/12/16

bemused_Bohemian wrote:

honest work, I guess



I'd eat that so f**king hard.
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Posted 2/12/16
I think the implied message might be "Onii-chan, get up off of your lazy NEET arse and start doing something productive to society for once!"-or, something like that.

-at least, that's the impression I get as one living in a certain area of the U.S.
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Posted 2/12/16

dotsforlife wrote:

I find it amusing they're using Oreimo given the history surrounding that manga...


Maybe it's a subtle message that otaku should vote to legalize sibling-incest to increase child birth rates.
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Posted 2/12/16

HuastecoOtaku wrote:


While legal adulthood still doesn’t technically begin in Japan until the age of 20




...and age of consent is somehow 13
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"So while Japan may not be the otaku paradise some imagine it to be, it is nonetheless a country where horny anime fans are being courted as a legitimate political constituency"

LOL wow
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