Sunday, July 18, 2010

Another Milestone Met. . .

Today, I saw my first black van. In fact, I saw a whole mini-convoy of Uyoku Dantai propoganda wagons circling the National Diet building. Uyoku Dantai is the term used for Japanese ultra right-wing groups, of which there are estimated to be about 100,000. Many of these groups are believed to be fronts for the Yakuza. I've known about these groups for years, and today, I finally saw one of them in action:

Somehow, that terrible song they were playing reminds me of this:

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