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2013 Taro Yamamoto Campaigning (14 images)

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Actor, Taro Yamamoto campaigning in Tokyo for the Upper House elections that took place on July 21st. Taro Yamamoto ran as an independent candidate in Tokyo on a strong anti-nuclear energy platform. He managed to secure one seat in the five-seat district of Tokyo through concerted campaigning on the internet and an army of 1,200 volunteers nationwide. Japanese celebrities do not usually voice their political opinions and he damaged his acting career in Japan after voicing his opposition to...
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