- Japan and Russia are trying to end WWII formally by coming to an agreement on islands seized from Japan by the Soviet Union at the end of WWII. Putin visited Japan in December 2016. No progress .
- Japanese protest against U.S. military bases in Japan. In reality, Japanese capital is behind them.
- Fukushima nuclear plant accident.
- "Flying Phantom Ship ", a cartoon revealing capital hegemony in Japan and destruction of humanity.