Trump has inspired manga (comic books), and masks in Japan, and he’s inspired a parody by Japanese comedian Razor Ramon RG in which the real estate-mogul-turned-politician is lampooned as relying on easy stereotypes and a pronounced fondness for the phrase “Get out [of] here!” (You're fired!)
Trump is seen as arrogant, unpredictable and divisive.
In Japan, Donald Trump would not have a prayer of getting into government.
A a mere 7 per cent have a positive personal impression of Donald Trump.
Asked to choose the attributes that most accurately describe Trump, Japanese people selected “arrogant”, “unpredictable” and “divisive”.
“Everything I have seen tells me that he’s eccentric and egocentric.”
“I can’t understand his policies; he hates immigrants yet his wife is an immigrant and his own family originally came from overseas. How can he be so black-and-white on such an issue?"
Every time I see him on television, he reminds me of Kim Jong-un.”
BTW, Tokyo contributes ¥192 billion (US$1.84 billion) every year to cover the costs of US forces in Japan.
“Trump’s kind of politics – the bombast, the arrogance, the anger – simply do not play well to a Japanese audience.” [Except as COMEDY!]
“From what they see of him on TV or read about what he has said in the papers, they see him as not a very pleasant person.”
“That kind of personality is very offensive to the Japanese people.”
Therefore, there is an exception - when it comes to making fun of -- and laughing at -- Donald Trump.
The Milanda Panna is a famous work of Buddhist literature, probably compiled in the 1st century B.C. It presents Buddhist doctrine in a dialogue between a Bactrian Greek,Menander I, who plays the 'Devil's Advocate' and a Buddhist sage, Nagasena. The introduction outlines the historical background against which the dialogues took place, indicating the meeting of two great cultures that of ancient Greece and the Buddhism of the Indus valley, which was the legacy of the great Emperor Asoka.