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窗边的小豆豆 - 2016-02-14 22:52:56
[Article:English][Language:中文][Book/Text:Non-fiction][World:Asia:Japan]

I finished to read “窗边的小豆豆”, it is a Chinese version of famous Japanese book “窓ぎわのトットちゃん”(by Tetsuko Kuroyanagi) or "Totto-Chan: The Little Girl at the Window".

I already read “トットちゃんとトットちゃんたち”("Totto-chan's children"). It is a record of the journey that Ms. Kuroyanagi had visited poor countries as a Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF. Many children suffered from a civil war, unhygienic conditions, preventable disease and hunger.

Addition, I hadn't read “窗边的小豆豆” in any languages, therefore initially I thought the book is also a record of children in poor countries. But in fact, it is a non-fictional autobiography of Ms. Kuroyanagi's childhood.

In the childhood, Ms. Kuroyanagi called herself "Totto-chan"(小豆豆/xiao doudou in the Chinese book). Because she is very naughty, she had to drop out of general schools. Finally she enrolled a very unique school called "Tomoe academy"(巴学园/ba xueyuan in the book).

Probably everyone imagined once "if my classroom is a train..." but everyone also know it is just a fantasy. However, it wasn't a fantasy. The academy had used remodeling trains as classrooms.

Educational policies of the academy also are very unique. For example, the academy didn't conduct a lesson as other schools. Instead, a teacher wrote today's tasks on a blackboard first, each student may study the tasks in any order.

The original version of the book published on 1981, and this is the story before the end of the World War 2, but Japan in the 21st century still has same problems.

The principal of the academy is a very gentle person, Totto-chan had never seen that he gets angry. But someday, he got angry with a teacher because the teacher blurted out careless words that may hurt a disabled child. The principal always made an effort to give self-confidence to each child even if who has a disability.

In contemporary Japan, many people, sometimes famous people or politicians who show discriminatory opinions to the public like "the disabled are useless", "the disabled have to die" without any shame.

Someday, when Totto-chan was returning from the academy to her home, a boy suddenly threw an insulting voice to her "Korean!" She was surprised, told her mother about it. The mother wept and told her that the boy is a Korean. Because he has been subjected to insults, he believed "Korean" is an insulting word. You are a Japanese, he is a Korean, but he is a child the same as you, so you must not discriminate absolutely.

It is a story before the end of the World War 2, at this time many Japanese had looked down Korean and other Asian people. I have respect for her mother. In the 21st century, racists often appear on the major cities in Japan, they shout "kill Koreans!", "cockroach!", "I'll open Tsuruhashi(*) massacre". Police protect them and interfere anti-racist protesters. And of course, PM of Japan is a racist.

(*)A city in Osaka prefecture. There is one of the biggest Korean-towns in Japan.

"Totto-chan's children", it published on 1997, it showed us about hardship of people, especially children in poor and dangerous countries. However, on 2015, a Japanese foolish racist drew an illustration insulting refugees "good idea, let's do a refugee". Of course, the illustration was blamed by many people around the world. But the problem wasn't finished. Surprisingly, an illustrated book by the racist that has been published by Senrindo, a Japanese publisher that published a lot of discriminatory books.

Sometimes I can't believe that I live in a developed country of the 21st century.

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Racist Illustration against Refugees - 2015-10-11 21:23:52
[Article:English][News:Racism][World:Asia:Japan]

A racist illustration against Syrian refugees released by a Japanese racist illustrator what is criticized around the world.

Is this manga cartoon of a six-year-old Syrian girl racist? - BBC News

Japan is a heaven of racist. Racist groups sometimes appear in major cities of Japan and they shout "Kill Koreans! Cockroach! Go home!". Many protesters try to stop their hate speech, but police protect them from the protesters.

The Japanese biggest political party LDP and the Cabinet are racist. LDP doesn't want to forbid hate speech because racists are one of main supporters and power sources of LDP.

Toshiko Hasumi, the artist drew the illustration, who is a manager of "The Group to Support Prime Minister Abe".

Facebook

I can't accept Facebook as well as the illustration, racists, LDP and PM Abe because Facebook refused to remove the illustration and took meaningless actions.

In the end of September, some Japanese people found the illustration was sharing in Facebook.

Of course, the Community Standards of Facebook forbids hate speech, thus some Japanese people, including me, reported about the illustration to Facebook. But Facebook refused to remove the illustration. Facebook claimed "We judged the photograph you reported, it's not violated the Community Standards".

The people disappointed Facebook, and a petition "Facebook must recognize an illustration insulting Syrian refugees as racism" has been started by "Don't Allow Racism Group". The petition collected more than 10,000 signatures within few days.

Oct 02, 23:06 JST, I received a mail from Facebook. It said "The decision about your report was changed", "Because the account posted the content was removed, We can't judge the content it violates the Community Standards or not". I can't recognize this meaning clearly, but it seemed the illustration was removed.

But Oct 03, 2:38 JST, about 3.5 hours later from the previous mail, I received a mail again. It said "Because the account posted the content was restored, It might be possible to view the content again". The illustration was completely restored! I can't understand what Facebook was thinking.

Because The Japan Times wrote an article about the petition and Japanese anti-racism people wrote articles/tweets in English, BBC and other media around the world they delivered articles in English and other languages.

The illustration was draw from a real photograph of a six years old refugee girl. Jonathan Hyams, the photographer took the photograph, who knew the problem and tweeted "Shocked+deeply saddened anyone would choose to use an image of an innocent child to express such perverse prejudice".

Finally, Hasumi removed the illustration. The reason is a claim of the photographer. However, she doesn't feel any remorse for her racism and insulting against refugees. She still continues to release new discriminatory illustrations.

I know racists like Zaitokukai, Hasumi, LDP and Abe they can't feel any remorse for victims of discrimination. The only way to fight against racists in this situation is locked them out. If SNS companies deny their contents, they lose important ways to distribute their racism.

But Facebook claims the illustration doesn't violate the Community Standards. It means this kind of contents is allowed on Facebook. In other words, it means Facebook declared it is being an important tool to distribute racism.

I strongly protest against Facebook.

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Emergency Special: Do you know the hate business? - 2015-06-30 21:54:46
[Article:English][News:Racism][World:Asia:Japan][Entertainment:Movie/TV]

Fuji TV subtitling error has South Koreans say they 'hate' Japan(The Independent)

In today's Japan, hate-Korea/China contents have grown into big business. Many Japanese blogs have propagated anti-Korea/China false rumors for money, many publishers have published "hate" books, some TV and radio stations have made "hate" programs.

On June 5, 2015, one of major Japanese TV stations Fuji TV broadcast "Friday Premium - Akira Ikegami's Emergency Special! Seemingly we know but don't know well mystery of Korea".

This photograph is an advertisement for the program on a newspaper:

Source of this image: nocchi99's tweet
Blurb: Do you know the true reason why Korea became "anti-Japan"?

Akira Ikegami is a very famous commentator in Japan. In addition, many Japanese people believe he is a trustful and politically-neutral person. However, that's obvious, the program is a type of hate Korea business. Unfortunately, the program was able to have very strong influence to many people.

Of course, the program induced some controversies. But surprisingly, a more horrific problem was revealed. Some audiences who have knowledge of Korean language they found out fake subtitles were used onto comments of Korean interviewees.

One of those scenes:

Source of this image: change.org - to Fuji TV: Please don't make more falsehood!
Subtitle: I hate Japan because it hurt Korea.
But she said: (Subject is unknown) has many cultures thus many foreign tourists have visited to (unknown).
*It can't identify from the program that she said about Japan or Korea or others. Fuji TV claims she said about Korea.

On 29 June, Fuji TV admitted the subtitles are untrue and posted a message of apology on its website. The TV station claims the problem is "mistake".

I can't forgive Fuji TV and Mr.Ikegami. The program is one of shameful hate-Korea business even if they didn't use false subtitles. Furthermore, Mr.Ikegami is famous and "trustful" commentator, his action is things like put a "the quality is guaranteed by Ikegami" label to the falsehood program.

Mr.Ikegami, was believed "neutral" commentator by many people, who had criticized some thing like Asahi newspaper about a controversial comfort women problem, now he fueled hatred/racism and aided to broadcast the falsehood to whole of Japan. I think he has to shoulder the very heavy and huge responsibility. And Fuji TV, Of course, It must have sense of shame.

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The reason is you'll attack me if I give you the weapon - 2015-01-11 20:58:20
[Article:English][World:Asia:Japan]

Why hasn't Japan banned child-porn comics?

I really love any kinds of books, comics are not an exception. But I seldom read comics, I haven't any comic now.

However, I strong oppose to ban "child-porn" or other taboo comics in Japan, without obvious evidence to prove the comics involve sexual crimes in the real world. If an expression is banned without evidence once, other expressions will be banned without evidence.

I support to ban trading in real child-porn, of course. Because there is a real victim, no exception. But I don't think we need to protect fictional victims. If we had to protect fictional victims, war film creators would be arrested for homicide or genocide? Nonsense.

When I read this article, I remembered a "Hadashi no Gen"(Bare feet Gen) problem. Hadashi no Gen is a comic that is drawn the Japanese society and situations around the World War 2. The comic tell the cruelties of the war to us, many schools in Japan collect the comic in a school library.

But some "the Internet right-wing" people and some right-wing politicians hate this "anti-war" comic, they demand to ban it from schools. Surprisingly, some boards of education decided to ban the comic.(Of course, the comic returned to the libraries after the Japanese society gets angry against the immoral action.)

They are very immoral, but not very foolish. They don't say "the comic must be banned, because I personally hate ideas of this comic", instead they use discrimination, violence and sexuality as its reasons. In Hadashi no Gen, the cruelties of the war is drawn, thus the comic inevitably includes some violence, sexuality and discrimination.

Hadashi no Gen is not a porn comic, but the problem said some people especially politicians who want to ban or control expression that use specious reasons. The "child-porn" comics are the easiest way to do it.

In today's Japan, racist groups shouted "let's kill Koreans", "process Koreans at a public health center", "you may rape Korean women" in major cities of the real world, it hurts real victims deeply, and some right-wing politicians have strong relations with the groups. The other hand, the politicians want to ban incidents and taboos in fictional worlds for some reason.

Why can I trust these politicians and give the strong weapon to them?

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宅男“黑”鲱鱼论 - 2014-12-21 05:40:32
[Article:中文][World:Asia:Japan]

外媒:日宅男沉迷游戏不结婚 拖累国家经济

> 很多日本年轻人不仅逃避婚姻,而且现在有非常明显的迹象表明,他们对异性的“性”趣也不大。

> 很多人已经探讨过一个被称为“草食系男子”的日本年轻人群体,与结交异性相比,他们似乎对漫画、电脑游戏以及网络社交更感兴趣。

在日本,低生育率很严重的问题。多数的轻人不会结婚,也多数的夫妇没有复数的孩子。日本社会直面人口减少、老龄化、维持困难的村庄等多数问题。

但是,我认为其主要原因不是“宅男”或者“草食系男子”,是“没钱”其他生活劳动问题。

这网页言及了“外国人研修生”问题:

> 日本有一项名为“外国研修生”的计划,从外国引入短期劳动力,但该计划引起了争议,一些外来劳动者声称自己受到了欺骗和虐待。

有个人说“外国人研修生”是现代的奴隶制度。我也认识这制度有非常严重的问题,要废止或者根本的改正。然而,如果日本公司剥削外国劳工,为什么您信日本公司没剥削日本劳工?其实,多数的公司无视法律,多数的日本人受苦低工资、无报酬或过度加班、贫困、不稳定就业。当最差的情况,劳工达到过劳死、过劳自杀和事故死。

在最近的日本,这种公司被称为“黑公司”(Black企业)。本来这单词是网上俚语,但是现在报纸和书籍也往往使用它。此外,它被选出了2013年流行语大赏的前十位,它也被收录了一些国语辞典。也就是说,“黑公司”是日本的重要社会问题,需要保护劳工的规则。

不过,日本社会不能期待政治。日本政府已经推进不稳定就业,更政府跟黑公司非常紧密的。例如,日本的执政党自民党拥立了“渡邉美樹”为参议院,他当选了。现在他是自民党议员。他是酒馆“和民”的创建者,“和民”非常著名和代表的黑公司。它引起了多种多样的劳动问题,含死亡事例。它获得了2012年黑公司市民赏、2013年黑公司大赏。

即是,我认为贫困和生活劳动问题是真的轻人不会结婚理由。此外,如果贫困轻人就到结婚,当然不消失贫困问题。贫困家庭的孩子很难受十分的教育,这孩子应该成为贫困者。当更差的情况下,孩子受苦贫困、虐待等苦难。更日本政府很不在意为孩子,育儿、教育等福祉也不好。

在现代日本,“自我责任”论已经蔓延。并“宅男”不结婚论给人他们自我责任的印象。但是,因为其真的理由大概贫困和生活劳动问题,没解决这问题,不会解决不结婚少生育率问题。或者,即使解决结婚和生育率问题,也贫困影响孩子的生活和教育水准。

所以,日本社会要认识这是社会问题,需要行动为解决。我认为“宅男”和“草食系男子”论是误导的,有百弊而无一利。

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