As part of the government's fight against the scourge of bullying, we get, via the website of the Prime Minister's Residence, Kōda Kumi (honmyō: Kanda Kumiko) expostulating upon the horrors of ijime.
Or at least trying to.
Kōda Kumi! (You Tube - NWS)
Frankly, I do not even know what to think about this deviation into ero-kyūto analysis of socialized violence...other than of course that my taxes are paying for it.
Mr. Prime Minister, I don't think I understand your "Beautiful Japan" concept at all.
Later - Forget about the You Tube link. The AVEX crowd is getting pretty fleet of foot in squelching any unapproved uploads.
Let it suffice to say that to view some of her music videos on You Tube, you have to register your email address and swear you are at least 18 years old.
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