“Only a small percentage of the people are grasping control, so to take back control, it’s necessary to have flexible ties with people who don’t vote,” he said. [11] Various political leaders expressed their anger and disappointment in Yamamoto's alleged abuse of his legislative position,[12] as well as Beat Takeshi, who called the incident "somewhat of an insult". Official campaigning for the gubernational election will start on June 18, and votes will be cast and counted on July 5. It was also announced that he will be banned from any kind of imperial events during his entire term. He chanted phrases such as… Takashi Tachibana, 52, a former Upper House member who has railed against public broadcaster Japan Broadcasting Corp. (NHK), has also declared his candidacy.

He also promised to provide all residents of the capital a relief handout of ¥100,000 ($934) each in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Taro Yamamoto, head of the Reiwa Shinsengumi political party, speaks to reporters in Tokyo’s Chiyoda Ward on June 11. All rights reserved. The Asahi Shimbun aims “to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls” through its Gender Equality Declaration. The players went on strike because of the removal of the forward Salai, PSV for 9 million euros signed the defensive midfielder of Toulouse sanghar. Reiwa Shinsengumi (Japanese: れいわ新選組) is a left-wing populist and progressive political party in Japan founded by actor-turned-politician Tarō Yamamoto in April 2019. She can hardly move her legs and left hand and uses a wheelchair. TOKYO -- Actor and politician Taro Yamamoto has announced that his political group Reiwa Shinsengumi is fielding two candidates with severe disabilities for the July 21 House of Councillors election. In April 2019, Yamamoto formed a new party, Reiwa Shinsengumi. Agreeing to reduce it could be a high hurdle for parties like the biggest opposition Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan, which has called for freezing the tax at its current level.
Taro Yamamoto, head of the Reiwa Shinsengumi political party, announced his candidacy for the Tokyo governor’s election on June 15, drawing groans from opposition parties seeking to … His grassroots party, formed in April 2019, secured two seats in the House of Councilors election last July, with two severely disabled candidates winning. Actor-turned-politician Taro Yamamoto, leader of the anti-establishment party Reiwa Shinsengumi, announced his candidacy Monday for the Tokyo gubernatorial election next month, in which incumbent Yuriko Koike is widely expected to be re-elected. The party was formed shortly after Ichirō Ozawa announced that the Liberal Party would merge with the Democratic Party for the People. Yamamoto, a 44-year-old upper house member, told a July 3 press conference in Tokyo that his recently established group is backing Yasuhiko Funago, 61, and Eiko Kimura, 54. Yamamoto also said he will address the issue of what to do with the postponed 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, as well as promote his pet project, reducing the consumption tax rate, during the campaign.

But with the Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan, the Japanese Communist Party and the Social Democratic Party already set to back rival Kenji Utsunomiya, 73, former head of the Japan Federation of Bar Associations, Yamamoto’s entrance into the race will likely result in votes being split between the major opposition parties. He has been endorsed by Nippon Ishin (Japan Innovation Party). [3] The scene was broadcast on television, and the Saga District Public Prosecutors Office considered pressing charges against Yamamoto. Political experts agree Reiwa - named after the new imperial era that began in May - can have an impact on policies and attitudes, such as regarding the disabled, but achieving the longer-term goal would be a long-shot and might well require merging with other groups. [4] He then ran an independent campaign (endorsed by the New Socialist Party[5]) to be elected to the House of Councillors in the 2013 election,[6][7][8][9] and was elected on 21 July. Tarō Yamamoto (山本 太郎, Yamamoto Tarō, born 24 November 1974 in Takarazuka, Hyōgo) is a Japanese politician and former actor, who is the founder and current leader of the anti-establishment political party Reiwa Shinsengumi. Japan has had a flurry of opposition parties since the Democratic Party of Japan ousted the Liberal Democratic Party in 2009 and began a troubled three year reign that ended when Abe took power in December 2012.