Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party posted a manga comic on its website aimed at 18-year-olds, featuring a high school girl who decides to vote as a way of attracting the attention of a boy she likes. The comic was criticized as sexist on social media. Credit Shiryu Nakatake
In a nation whose politics are dominated by older voters, apathy threatens to dilute the power of newly enfranchised 18- and 19-year-olds.
Source: Teenagers in Japan Can Finally Vote. But Will They? – The New York Times
One justice said the law did not impose an undue burden on women in part because they could continue using their maiden names in their professional lives.
Source: Japan’s Top Court Upholds Law Requiring Spouses to Share Surname – The New York Times
Thanks to Jean-François for the links. This would be pretty nice to have on campus.
That’s a link to the manufacturer. And here’s a video explanation in English! どんな技術だろう…