Japanese Nationalists on Diaoyu Islands, Netizen Reactions

The right-wingers who have landed on the Diaoyu Islands.

From QQ:

Detailed Pictures of Japanese Right-Wingers Landing on the Diaoyu Islands Revealed

August 18 to 19, 150 Japanese right-wingers sailed on 21 boats from Ishigaki Island of Okinawa to the waters of the Diaoyu Islands [aka Senkaku Islands] to hold a commemoration. 10 people of them landed on the the Diaoyu Islands, and the Japanese media recently published photographs of the 10 people’s activities on the island. These pictures are of the Japanese right-wingers are paying a tribute to a stone monument on the islands.

The Japanese right-wingers are paying a tribute to a stone Monument on the islands.

Japanese right-wingers are paying a tribute to a stone monument on the islands.

The Japanese right-wingers are paying a tribute to a stone Monument on the islands.

A beacon is covered with Japanese national flags.

The right-wingers covered a beacon built in the past with Japanese national flags.

The right-wingers who have landed on the Diaoyu Islands.

According to the report, the 10 people who landed on the Diaoyu Islands were 5 local assembly members, Akihiro Suzuki of Tokyo, Ichiro Wada of Hyogo, Kojima Ji-ho of Ibaraki Toride, Kosaka Eiji of Tokyo Arakawa, Tanaka Taro Tokyo Suginami, and some political group personnel, including a female.

The scenic the Diaoyu Islands are thickly covered by tropical vegetation.

A Japanese right-winger has climbed up onto high-ground on the Diaoyu Islands with a national flag. From the photos, the Diaoyu Islands are thickly covered by tropical vegetation, its scenery beautiful.

Japanese national flag and the word "Japan" are painted on the Diaoyu Islands.

The Japanese national flag and the word “Japan” painted on the Diaoyu Islands.

This group of right-wingers are sailing to the Diaoyu Islands on 21 rented boats.

This group of right-wingers sailed to the Diaoyu Islands on 21 rented boats.

The right-wingers are on the boat.

The right-wingers holding a commemoration ceremony for those Japanese who died in World War II.

The right-wingers have swum ashore.

Some right-wingers jumped into the sea and swam ashore onto the Diaoyu Islands.

Some right-wingers have landed on the islands.

The Japanese Coast Guard ship that was patrolling nearby didn’t stop them from landing on the islands.

The right-wingers who have landed on the Diaoyu Islands.

The right-wingers stayed on the islands for about two hours and displayed Japanese national flags.

The right-wingers who have landed on the Diaoyu Islands.

The right-wingers that landed on the Diaoyu Islands.

The right-wingers who have landed on the Diaoyu Islands.

The right-wingers who have landed on the Diaoyu Islands.

The right-wingers who have landed on the Diaoyu Islands.

The right-wingers who have landed on the Diaoyu Islands.

The right-wingers who have landed on the Diaoyu Islands.

The right-wingers are returning.

After staying on the island for two hours, the right-wingers boarded the Japanese Coast Guard ship and returned.

The  press conference.

The Japanese assembly members who participated in the Dioayu Islands commemoration ceremony held a press conference after returning to port.

The right-wingers are on their way to Yaeyama Police Station of Japan.

August 20, the 10 right-wingers suspected of violating the Japanese Minor Offenses Law for landing on the Diaoyu Islands are under investigation and on their way to Yaeyama Police Station of Japan. These right-wingers are wearing casual clothing, with smiles on their faces and their noses in the air.

Comments from QQ:

腾讯网友 oンBingン:

I don’t even know what to say anymore. China, China, why so quiet? Our compatriots didn’t even reach the shore before they were intercepted, yet the Japanese can go on the island and finish paying their respects while our people are nowhere to be seen. May I ask what was our nation doing during then? May I ask if it goes on like this, who will still say that Japan is violating the law? We don’t even enforce the law ourselves, so who else would believe that the islands are ours? So disappointed by our country.

腾讯金华市网友 快樂++me:

It seems that the Diaoyu Islands don’t belong to China, and seems to belong to Japan. We Chinese better not bother Japan anymore.

腾讯六安市网友 残荷听雨:

Exactly to which country do the Diaoyu Islands belong? If they don’t belong to China, then don’t say they do. If they do belong to China, then do something real to take them back! Don’t just protest every day!!

腾讯广州市网友 云中燕:

Don’t report this kind of news anymore, it just pisses us off reading it.

腾讯网友 .蒾惘|:

Little Japan dares to arrest your people for landing on Diaoyu Island, but do you dare? Do you dare? Do you really dare? You don’t dare, right? Haha, if you don’t dare, then you don’t dare, verbal attacks also count!!

腾讯铜仁地区网友 半面人:

Talk no national affairs, off shopping for food at the farmer’s market…

腾讯深圳市网友 ☆星晴☆:

What can I do to save you, my motherland? What can I do to protect you, China?!!

腾讯广州市网友 *落叶*随风*:

Why not fight? What are we scared of? 65 years ago they invaded us, 65 years later what’s there to be afraid of? Now peace isn’t working, what’s the damn point of condemning?

腾讯成都市网友 778038140:

Let us Chinese organize 150,000 people to land on the islands and see what they can do about it.

腾讯网友 猎鹰:

Truly speechless, I bet the Chinese government is again strongly condemn this, right?

腾讯大连市网友 捌柒式山炮:

It feels like when your wife is raped yet you can only stand at a distance cursing the culprit, “dare you do it again?”…
It feels like when your asshole’s getting fucked yet you can only say “shit, this hurts like hell”!

腾讯网友 “麗”:

What’s the point of spending so much money and keeping an army of so many soldiers??? If they’re not going to be used for war, can they at least be used to stop/intercept them???

Comments from QQ:

腾讯杭州市网友 Esky_area:

Where did China’s fishery patrol ships go?? It was 7 something when they landed on the islands.

腾讯晋中市网友 – 〃:

Where was the South Sea Fleet? [Our country] only knows to discuss all day on TV, just talk and no action. They have invaded our home, yet still we sit tight. Have you all TM forgotten Grandpa Mao’s saying “If they don’t bother me, I won’t bother them”?
Or are people getting old, that the courage to face the music has been obliterated?? Chairman, 1.3 billion of our countrymen support you in destroying Little Japan. Don’t worry about public opinion, strength/power speaks for itself!!!

腾讯网友 中领:

Where were our people? The fleet, the chengguan??? I don’t understand it at all. I support sending the army calcium tablets [to grow a backbone].

腾讯网友 乱世乞丐:

Furious. Furious. Little Japanese can simply swagger onto the Diaoyu Islands. China, what are you doing? The government isn’t doing its job, couldn’t you also have arrested some little Japanese? Or are you afraid of them! The heroes who defended the Diaoyu Islands hadn’t even gotten home yet [and this happened]. What a shame, China! Old Hu is getting fat…

腾讯广州市网友 幸福快乐:

How come their people can land on the Diaoyu Islands without us going to arrest them? While our people who go get arrested by them?

腾讯红河州网友 懒猫:

Little Japan, get the hell out of the Diaoyu Islands, seeing your wretched appearances makes me want to puke.

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  • Dan

    Chillin on my rocky sofa

    • Dan

      lol @ this comment, wow:

      ‘It feels like when your wife is raped yet you can only stand at a distance cursing the culprit, “dare you do it again?”…
      It feels like when your asshole’s getting fucked yet you can only say “shit, this hurts like hell”!’

      • Jennster

        he’s probably a gay dalianer.

        • Jeffli

          a Happy German sausage? (cold cut for americanos)

      • BigJ

        This guys had a hard life by the sounds of it. LOL

  • 骂人的是孙子

    what’s that red dot on the white piece of cloth they put everywhere? that’s period blood right?

    • Sean

      Haha, yeah, period blood left over from what was used to make the Chinese flag.

      • 骂人的是孙子

        If that were true then the blood is probably also stolen from China during the two world wars.

    • C84

      It’s evidence of their menstruation. No wonder why they’re so angry.

      • Jennster

        I would rather islands near China in your Korean people’s hands than Japan if China couldn’t get them. Our east coast have had problems with wa pirates throughout history and will continue again if government continue to do nothing about issue.

        • sern

          Yes because Japanese pirates’ve been running amok lately

        • Dingles

          ARRRRR, I’ve come for me plunder lassy. The next ship smuggling goods and/or people out of China will be seeing more of Captain Dingles and his max speed 1 knot pirate ship of terror!

    • mr. wiener

      I think it’s what your arse looks like the morning after a particularly hot curry >.<

      • vince

        ^that was pretty funny

  • GodsHammer

    Hahahaha…it seems as if the truth of the matter has been driven home and the net-fags are finally understanding that the islands are only ‘disputed’ in the eyes of the Chinese.

    • C84

      What the hell is a “net-fag” and why would you use such terminology when it makes you look like someone stuck back in elementary school?

      • GodsHammer

        true…you are correct. I’m a bit pissed at online personas in general these days though. Everyone tougher than leather behind a keyboard…and quailing little nancies when in your face.

  • Sean

    The islands clearly belong to Japan. Look at them on Google Earth. From satellites, they look just like Hello Kitty.

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jcFrL0qJYyE

      Japan is only east asian country I dont need as part of a United ASia.

      Japan the country needs to be nuked. but Japanese people in america are some of the nicest people I have ever known.

      • GodsHammer

        Japanese in Asia are also nice. Some of the most well adjusted and sociable people in Shanghai are Japanese. They read and write and function with ease, often fitting in with the locals much easier.

        • Jennster

          I thought koreans were because I rarely hear a Korean speaking their language even though there are heaps of them there compared to Japanese.

          • Brett Hunan

            Where do you live in China? Most Koreans are concentrated to the eastern parts of China… closer to Korea, like Shandong.

            Koreans often travel in groups and are known to be just as loud as Chinese people when in public. Maybe you don’t hear them speaking Korean because you aren’t in a place with any.

          • Brett Hunan

            oh, and most can’t speak Chinese for shit…. like English, they only study to pass their college language exam. When I studied in Jinan, there were about 40 Koreans in the 5 level (old HSK) classes, only a handful could communicate in Chinese. I am starting to suspect you have never met/seen a Korean in China.

          • Nanny Hiccups

            all the japanese people i have met (only a few) and all of the korean people I have met have been very nice. Never met one that I thought was a douchebag.

        • I rarely met Japanese who write and speak fluent mandarin, but the ones i know are fluent in English probably better than any white american or englishman I know.

          Japan the country often treats Japanese expats who come from Shanghai America Peru etc as worse as the lowly Chinese that live in their ghettos called “Yentowns” My good impression of Japanese-Americans was because many years ago my daughter was saved from drowning at Santa Monica beach by her classmate’s parents who were both ABJs American Born Japanese

          • Jay K.

            Japanese Americans are known as Nisei’s or Sansei’s, but I’ve heard most called nisei even though they are many generations alsready removed from japan.

        • linette

          Japanese are very polite in the public. Always bow coming and going. So so so so polite. A little bit too much for me. China Chinese are so rude. They will push you out of the way. hahaha… Taiwan and Hk are in the middle. A bit more normal. Not too polite but not too rude. In HK even though it’s extremely crowded on the street, the hk people walk orderly and their shoulders won’t touch yours. They will open doors for you or give up seats on bus. They hate public littering. Koreans are in the middle but more rude than hk and Taiwan. They are as loud as China people when traveling in group. Very noisy. HK people talk loud too but I think koreans and China chinese are louder. Japanese are the most quiet and polite in public. My 2 cents. ;)

          • Al

            A good 2 cents. You called it almost perfectly. Living in Japan and China, and having visited Korea, HK, and Taiwan many times, that is exactly how I would summarize it myself.

          • Nick in Beijing

            No shit linette. When I was in HK last year I was so totally pleased with the way people there acted. Didn’t matter if I spoke in English, Mandarin, or my broken ass Cantonese (what little I know), they were always patient and attempted to connect the dots when I spoke, so communication was easy, even if they themselves didn’t speak English, or Mandarin.

            When walking down the street, every bumped shoulder and brushed bag was met by immediate apologies, even if I was at fault.

            Then I came back to China. A single tear rolled down my cheek the first time I saw someone pooping in the street (about 5 minutes after crossing back into shenzhen).

          • Nick I appreciate even this graphic feedback. I can understand now why Mark Kitto and family are living way up in the mountains and running a coffee shop.

  • nitewings

    there are crazy people from every country.

  • Getrealson

    “What can I do to save you, my motherland? What can I do to protect you, China?!!”

    Stop pissing, shitting and spitting on her to start with. Stop throwing your rubbish on the ground and polluting your water supply. Stop stepping on other people to get ahead. Start obeying her laws and develop a sense of order and community. Realise that you actually do posess something the world would like to see instead of trying to emulate other countries. Stop adding a price tag to everything so even a once revered acheivment like an Olympic gold medal is seen for the honor it is, not just a manipulation of the draw. Find your true strengths, not imagined ones and show the world what you are capable of.

    “Where were our people? The fleet, the chengguan???”

    Taking bribes, Running red lights, kicking over illegal food vendors carts and robbing and beating up it’s own citizens.

    “Have you all TM forgotten Grandpa Mao’s saying “If they don’t bother me, I won’t bother them”? Or are people getting old, that the courage to face the music has been obliterated?? Chairman, 1.3 billion of our countrymen support you in destroying Little Japan. Don’t worry about public opinion, strength/power speaks for itself!!”

    If Mao was alive today and true to his word he would drag half the country out into the street and shoot them for their capitalist way of life. And the Chairman knows you support him already, have you seen the cars him and his friends drive?

    “How come their people can land on the Diaoyu Islands without us going to arrest them? While our people who go get arrested by them?”

    What does that tell you?

    • sern

      Mao couldn’t even take Quemoy or Matsu (part of Fujian Province, ROC)

    • tai wai

      Realise that you actually do posess something the world would like to see instead of trying to emulate other countries.

      I like you.

      I told a young Chinese friend of mine the other day that before he died, I wanted him to invent something. Come up with something new, even just one thing. And to tell all his friends to do the same.

      It’s impossible lead by following. By copying. He understood completely.

      • Canadian_Skies

        Like him for stating the obvious, the given, the goes-without-saying? I’m tired of quotes and idioms, all they do is place inflexible conditions on legitimate concerns and feign ignorance to the real problem by passing off a designed/flawed argument and follow through with trumping it with so-called intelligence, as righteous.

        People are stupid. I’m sorry your friend died, but I don’t think you shared with him anything dynamic, unique, or real.

        • tai wai

          … My friend didn’t die. I said that before he does, he should do something unique, and try to inspire uniqueness in his 90s gen friends.

        • Getrealson

          You’re right people are stupid! like not reading posts properly before commenting on them. And you talk about flawed arguments?

      • Nick in Beijing

        Hey Tai Wai, I like the sentiment of your statement. I said almost the same thing last night to a student of mine. He unfortunately did not understand, and insisted that his teachers told him copying was a legitimate form of study, and why change it?

        He would not hear any argument for the development of something new and unique.

        This saddened me.

  • Interested

    Cairo Declaration

    “The Three Great Allies are fighting this war to restrain and punish the aggression of Japan. They covet no gain for themselves and have no thought of territorial expansion. It is their purpose that Japan shall be stripped of all the islands in the Pacific which she has seized or occupied since the beginning of the first World War in 1914, and that all the territories Japan has stolen from the Chinese, such as Manchuria, Formosa, and The Pescadores, shall be restored to the Republic of China. Japan will also be expelled from all other territories which she has taken by violence and greed. The aforesaid three great powers, mindful of the enslavement of the people of Korea, are determined that in due course Korea shall become free and independent.”
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cairo_Declaration

    • Curt

      The problem is that these particular islands have never been controlled by the Chinese. I’m sure the Chinese can find references to some sailor in Yuan times having seen the islands or something, but I challenge you to find any shred of evidence that anyone used these islands for anything before the Japanese started making bonito there. Simple as that.

      • Interested

        The problem is that these particular islands have never been controlled by the Japanese. I’m sure the Japanese can find references to some sailor in Yuan times having seen the islands or something, but I challenge you to find any shred of evidence that anyone used these islands for anything before the Chinese started making bonito there. Simple as that.

        Problem solved. lol.

        • A GUY

          You have those switched. Or was that your intent.

          • A GUY

            should have read the post above first

          • A GUY

            Unless you are asking for Ryukyuan independence your arguments have no merit. If you leave it up to the Ryukyuans to decide then that makes sense. Most current polls say that 60% want to stay part of Japan. So what legitimate claim do the Chinese have to those islands that are between Okinawa and Taiwan at equal lengths yet have always been considered part of the Ryukyuan state by China historically. You can advocate for Ryukyuan independence, but if you want to play that game then I will advocate Taiwanese independence on the same grounds. Japan is in the right here, though these islands are conquered, they were never conquered from China so shove it.

        • tai wai

          The problem is that these particular islands have never been controlled by the Japanese.

          Uh, they’re controlled by the Japanese right now.

        • donscarletti

          Apart from the last hundred years of course….

    • sern

      Yes, a bribe, because China as going to surrender to Japan in WW2

      • sern

        was

        • DRaYphLy

          has China ever won any fight with anyone? They just seem like a bunch of fucking sore losers.

          • grovesman

            1979 Viet Nam..for one.

          • mr. wiener

            Not much of a win in Vietnam. They fought the UN [US] to a draw in Korea, got punked by the Russians in a border skirmish in the late 50’s and spanked India later that decade. The only people they’ve really beat [apart from keeping large sections of the Japanese army busy] would be the Tibetans. Pretty tough huh?

          • kaka

            A “win” for the US in warfare is different from a “win” for everyone else…

            America simply needs to reduce the threat they perceived to their strategic interest, and that led them in to conflict in the first place, by creating chaos and destruction within that nation or region.

            A draw, or simply not losing, is enough – as it allows the US to maintain its pre-eminent global position.

            It’s called geopolitics – and as much as I or others may not like it, the US has an almost perfect geographical position, the industrial capacity/potential, the ability to draw-in and assimilate skilled immigrants, agricultural capacity, free-thinking, living-space or Lebensraum, has un-matched naval resources that allow it to control world trade routes, and the technical and economic ability to exert its Will on the rest of the world.

            Geopolitics is also why China will never be able to overtake the US long-term, because of its unalterable geopolitical weaknesses that will result at some point in its circular historical trend of self-destruction, and why Japan will always be seen as a greater threat by the US to their Pacific interests.

          • Dave

            Fighting the US to a stalemate is no easy task. This is the USA we are talking about here. After WWII, they become 1/2 world superpower. In Chinese PLA had basically no tanks, and the entire army consisted of Infantry and light artillery and the fact that the US was fought to a stalemate was pretty incredible result. If you read more on that war you will see how good the PLA actually as they were very experienced from fighting both the Japanese and the Nationalist which both were superior forces technologically and in terms of firepower.

          • Dr SUN

            @ grovesman, how exactly do do define a win, retreating after 2 weeks with the loss of 50 thousand soldiers ?

          • Dr SUN

            *between 20- 50 thousand*

          • Bo Xilai For Emperor

            In recent years? No not really, in the 2nd Sino-Japanese war, only KMT was putting up a fight against the Japanese Imperial army, even though they were mostly on the losing end, but gotta give it to them for trying their hardest and die fighting like a man, not like the commies who were just fornicating behind the lines and bullshitting about killing thousands of Japanese soldiers. Same thing can be said for the French, losing the Franco-Prussian war, the 1st world war and 2nd world war (surrenders within a month or so to the Germans) Anyway, the commies that are ruling China right now don’t deserve the island.

  • JC

    Mainland China dogs = all talk, no action.

    • Jennster

      you won’t see any in hujingtaos time in power. it is not time.

      • simon

        Apparently, hujintao has been the weakest puppets of the previous presidents in China so far.

    • mr. wiener

      Reminds me of some one I know……

  • I wish someone random like Croatia or Uruguay would show up and wave their flags around on the island.

    • lonetrey

      *snort* I would actually like this to happen as well

    • redgirl

      Then it is obliterated by some natural disaster as the flag sinks.
      Kind of, the three stooges style. >:)

    • Chunghwa

      Reminds me of the “DOKDO JE SERBIA” and “LAS LIANCOURTS SON ARGENTINAS” meme on Krautchan /int/ and a certain other /int/.

    • sern

      Croat nutjobs might probably scare the crap out of Jap CG or PLAN sailors

    • Misiooo

      You are not alone, Whiskersthecat. Picture this: I’ve spoken with my Amex agent last month as I was on the way with my men to bring some random flag there (to avoid political consequences, we agreed on Jolly Roger). Here is the answer from Amex: after consultation with ‘authorities’ in Shanghai: no civilians are allowed to ‘Diaoyu’ Islands. Now and then. So much for Chinaman ‘volunteers’…

    • Pong Lenis

      It’s a good point!

      When I go to Sandy Beach in Hawaii and put the Iraqi flag in the ground it doesn’t make the beach, or Hawaii Iraqi territory. It may give some shade though.

  • ChineseFighter

    Yamato, 大和民族? no, it’s 大核民族!

    • Bo Xilai For Emperor

      Brave ChineseFighter, you should be on the island for the motherland

      • sern

        better him than you?

        • Bo Xilai For Emperor

          I would prefer it that way, I’ve got too much to lose, like many other CCP officials, I’ll yell to the Little Japanese “I’m Bo Xilai, me and my compatriots are too rich and too fat to die for some shit island, we rather suck the money out of the poor Chinese peasants and hopefully one day we can all live in United States or any country ruled by a white man.”

      • ChineseFighter

        no, Little Boy and Fat Man should be on the island.

  • BigJ

    Ahhh….again with this shit.Does anyone really give a fuck about this?? I can’t see why the average”Joe Wu” gives a fuck about it.I know you guys hate Japan but come on. This is like watching 2 girls fight over a boy who both of them don’t really want, they just want because the other wants him. So fucking stupid. It’s like i’m in middle school all over again.
    I tried to think of something from Canada that would be around the same lines as this. Canada and Russia both think that the north pole is theirs. Do you think Santa Clause is a Russian commie….I don’t think so. Santa seems more Canadian then Russian.Thus, the north pole belongs to Canada. My example makes more sense then this Chinese/Japanese BS. What good is it for a couple Nationalist fucks from both sides going and planting flags on some stupid island? If you want the Island, send guys with guns hahaha.None of this “flag waving” contest.
    And by the way.How many Japanese cars in China with get Kung Fu kicked all day because of this? Are there similar protest in Japan??Or are they not that stupid?

    • Stu

      Basically it’s because nationalism in China is real, very strong, and focused more than anything on territorial integrity. It’s been hammered into multiple generations’ heads (going back before the Communists) that China’s land is sacred and that no part of it can be lost. As soon as people are presented with the idea that the islands are part of China, then, a significant number of them will protest- and not simply because the government tells them to. In fact, as you can see from the comments they’re actually demanding a harder line from the government.

      On the Japanese side… I’m not sure, I imagine the nationalism is similarly strong but probably more limited to the right-wing. But Japan is in de facto control of the islands. In effect they’ve already sent guys with guns.

      Finally, it’s actually about oil. Obviously.

      • tai wai

        In fact, as you can see from the comments they’re actually demanding a harder line from the government.

        Inspiring nationalism through propaganda with a population as large as China is a devil’s deal. Sure, it may help the government control the populace now, but then later they just may lose control of their Frankenstein.

        • kaka

          but it’s a deal they will always have to make…

          money > nationalism > armed force: are the 3 options open to all Chinese governments seeking to maintain the Chinese Empire throughout it’s “5000 year” history.

          Money – earned on the east coast and redistributed to less economically productive, although strategically important inland regions.

          Nationalism – to bind people to the cause of the ruling elites, promote loyalty within the populations of the outlying colonies of the north south and west, to distract from internal issues that may weaken the control of those in power, and to cause resentment mistrust and hatred of foreign peoples.

          Armed Force – to firstly act as a deterrent against internal unrest, secondly to be used as an instrument of the ruling elite to suppress or put-down any actual unrest – essentially to be used as a guarantee of internal compliance of the colonial citizenry outside of the east coast and that of factions within the east coast region opposed to the rule of the government.

          Right now the money is still flowing, so nationalism is merely used to bind and distract when necessary, and armed force is generally for deterrence with the occasional need to put-down uprisings in the colonies of the far west and south west…

          The real fun will start when the money begins to dry up, and those that make it on the east coast are less happy to see what’s left of it be shipped off to the plebs in the interior – and not just because that would mean the inland provinces would have no way of paying the 2 trillion annual interest repayment on the “black debt” they owe to the central bank, which the central bank borrowed from the bank accounts of the citizenry… no, the real fun will be watching how the government balances the need to earn revenue form international trade, maintain inward investment, and increase returns from domestic consumption whilst also having to increase levels of nationalism and anti-foreigner sentiment, and increasingly having to use the military to maintain pubic order and social cohesion…

    • Jon

      ‘average “Joe Wu”‘

      In the future, feel free to instead use the term “average Zhou.” It’s much better.

  • huanhuan

    Do not say anything anymore ,the daoyu island belong to japan

    • DRaYphLy

      “All your island are belong to us”…. lol …. FUCK EM!!!
      China can’t do shit… PUSSY!!!!

      • tai wai

        Geopolitics, reduced to a schoolyard brawl mentality.

        The future world leaders, amirite?

    • Pong Lenis

      Shouldn’t you call them then “Senkaku Islands”?

  • Misiooo

    PRICELESS!!! Even my breakfast tastes better now! 天皇陛下萬歲!!! Buhahaha! Sorry, let me ROTFL for a while.

  • linette

    The right-wingers holding a commemoration ceremony for those Japanese who died in World War II………….

    These 10 Japanese dared to do such on Diaoyu Island. They are truly despicable. I am so disgusted by their behavior.

    • mr. wiener

      I wish they’d all stop doing it.
      Or maybe we could put a set amount of Mainland fundies and Japanese crazies on the island, give them primitive weaponry and turn it into a reality TV show. There’s money to be made in this I tells ya!!

      • linette

        yeah..hahah..that’s a good idea. Do a reality tv show like “survivor” or something similar. Or that tv show “LOST” I forgot the name.

        The mainland chinese need to spend the same amount of energy organizing to protest against the China gov’t. Start a revolution or sometime. lol.

    • BigCAD

      ….Sorry to burst your bubble, but it mentions nowhere that they are commemorating war dead. Japan is dotted with shrines to all kinds of causes; the rock they are paying tribute to would more probably be to the deity of safe journeys, good harvest, or even tentacle rpae monsters. More or less like what they have in REAL China, Taiwan. China once also had religion and ceremony, ask yourself what happened to it.

      • tai wai

        Grown men praying to rocks isn’t exactly enlightened. It’s actually rather silly.

        • mr. wiener

          Is the tentacle rape monster the same as the flying spaggetti monster? I want to know if I have common ground with these folks.

          • Brett Hunan

            are you guys talking about me again?

    • BigJ

      I think they have no choice to do this kind of thing. Japan is not allowed to use military force on anyone after WW2 to wage war. Japanese are nuts. If they could, they be fighting full on with China right now.I don’t think they would win, but they would try:) but they gave us their word as bushido warriors they would not fight again.LOL Thank fucking god.

      • Jeffli

        bushido wankers!
        no such thing as “honorable’ soldiers no matter which side.

        • tai wai

          lol@”bushido”

          The Tradition:
          For centuries, the samurai and their spiritual descendants followed “the way of the warrior,” living lives governed by its tenets of honor, strict devotion to one’s master and, above all, self sacrifice. This ancient tradition helped make World War II a hell of a lot scarier, since, according to the Internet, “Kamikaze pilots used the samurai and their code for inspiration … Just like the samurai, kamikaze pilots had no fear of death, and were honorable men that were loyal to their country.”
          How Old It Actually Is:
          The idea that samurai are either loyal to their country or eager to die in battle is approximately as old as Walt Disney. Bushido as a coherent ideology only dates back to 1905.

          Read more: 6 Supposedly Ancient Traditions (That Totally Aren’t) | Cracked.com http://www.cracked.com/article_18510_6-supposedly-ancient-traditions-that-totally-arent.html#ixzz24L8pMIjo

    • tai wai

      “I am disgusted by Japanese nationalists,” says local Chinese nationalist.

      What is the, The Onion?

    • A GUY

      Linette:

      Alright i’m sure that these guys are douches, when I lived in Japan you’d see them driving in circles in big vans blaring WWII propaganda songs and grimacing at westerners, just like their types in every country fat old impotent and angry at change.

      why is the ceremony a problem? They aren’t at the Yasukuni shrine there are no war criminals interred there they are honoring the young men who died in WWII at a place where indeed young Japanese soldiers died.

      They are probably dicks and i’m mad at them for stoking unrest, but the ceremony was a totally acceptable act. No matter how douchy they are.

      • linette

        A guy..these 10 idiots got on diaoyu island in the middle of the china/japan conflict. They knew they will anger the Chinese. Then they have to remind the chinese by puting up a commemoration ceremony for World War II japanese dead soldiers. Hello….what were they flaming? They took photos also to post on the news. Bad idea…idiots. They are adding oil to fire.

        • BigCAD

          These lads are actually a clean up team, sent in to mop up after those poor unfortunates suffering from the Chinese ‘culture’ cancer.

          Garbage found after this short 20 minute long Chinese intrusion included:
          – 7 cigarette butts
          – 5 dried lung biscuits
          – assorted sunflower seed shells, tangerine peels and some used tissues
          – Some crude graffiti proclaiming THE MALVINAS ARE OURS!!!
          – a solitary flipflop
          – a soggy copy of People’s Daily

          http://www.smh.com.au/travel/travel-news/japanese-clean-up-eiffel-tower-20090601-bs8q.html

          • tai wai

            a solitary flipflop

            OK, you got me, I lol’d.

          • Scytheria

            Shhh, don’t mention the flip-flops – THEY’LL be reading this… Remember, anywhere you see an abandoned solitary flip-flop in China is marked as ‘hot’ – don’t be seen there and you’ll stay safe from THEM. The rooftops of hotels are the most dangerous…

          • linette

            BigCAD
            Shut up Bigcad, HK and taiwanese hardly litter in the public. I know you are ignorant but don’t come here to prove it.

  • tai wai

    Why not fight? What are we scared of? 65 years ago they invaded us, 65 years later what’s there to be afraid of? Now peace isn’t working, what’s the damn point of condemning?

    What happened to wanting stability, harmony, a peaceful rise, all of that?

    • Jeffli

      Whats not working? you not getting your way you f’n greedy little war pig!
      did you stop to think how many women and children would suffer?
      Or you don’t care….YOU ARE A WAR PIG!
      YOU ARE NO BETTER THAN THE JAPANESE AND CHINESE COLLABORATORS (50% OF THE JAP ARMY) OF WW2.

      YES HOW CAN THE JAPANESE ARMY BE EVERYWHERE? – THEY WEREN’T! MOST OF THE JAPANESE SOLDIERS IN CHINA WERE CHINESE!

      • A GUY

        He was quoting one of the Chinese netizens.
        Read carefully.

      • vince

        oy vey

  • Justin

    “Where was the South Sea Fleet? [Our country] only knows to discuss all day on TV, just talk and no action. They have invaded our home, yet still we sit tight. Have you all TM forgotten Grandpa Mao’s saying “If they don’t bother me, I won’t bother them”?
    Or are people getting old, that the courage to face the music has been obliterated?? Chairman, 1.3 billion of our countrymen support you in destroying Little Japan. Don’t worry about public opinion, strength/power speaks for itself!!!”

    Don’t really understand this comment. Mao advocated a sort of detente with Japan out of pragmatism in response to greater perceived threats from the US and the Soviet Union.

  • Silence

    We shoud arrest these Japenese invaders and put them into several months of detention and claim we even don’t know they are Japense, we thought they were pirates or something else,just pretend we are deaf and blind ,not knowing any common sense just like what Japenese always react to us. isn’t it working much better than condemning. damn it Japan….I mean? right-wingers…

  • B*tches, Leave

    Doesn’t really prove anything. A year ago when the Russian president Dmitry Medvedev visited the most eastern city in Russia (I don’t remember the name, but that land is also disputed by the Japanese), the Japanese demanded that in future he should inform them about such trips. Medvedev’s reaction, of course, was “It’s my country, I can go where ever I please without notifying any foreign country”. I guess the Japanese know that they don’t have enough space and the loss of these lands during WW2 really hurt them …

    • tai wai

      I don’t think Japan plans to populate these islands.

    • linette

      It’s so stupid. Japan was like trying to conquer lands during WWII. They tried to conquer China but failed miserably. They still haven’t learned their lesson. Don’t get too close to the Chinese. All those Islands close by Taiwan the Japs should get off. Go back to Japan. Go claim other island further out closer to Japan. They are harassing Chinese fishermen. Crazy.

      • eattot

        and china is not weak as befor any more,hahaha!
        small land is a disaster anyway….

        • tai wai

          small land is a disaster anyway….

          Driven by hunger, a fox tried to reach some grapes hanging high on the vine but was unable to, although he leaped with all his strength. As he went away, the fox remarked, ‘Oh, you aren’t even ripe yet! I don’t need any sour grapes.’

      • A GUY

        Really how many times do you need to hear this. All the other islands in Ryukyu belong to Japan. If you want to claim that Japan should leave and give them all back to the Ryukyuans then fine, but most of them (Okinawans as the largest number of them are called) don’t want independence, and sure as hell don’t want to be Chinese. For real. America has more of a claim than China at least they have more people populating the area. Japan did take those Islands just not from you so shut up and ask yourself how the native Taiwanese fell about China when you grasp that matter in a mature manner then ask yourself how does the kingdom of Ryukyu and its relationship with Japan relate.

        • A GUY

          Also before you think i’m some kind of Japanese nationalist or Chinese containment advocate, I think that Russia has a claim to the kurils is valid and Japan should get over it as well. I think that it is sad what has happened to the native Taiwanese, but they too need to submit for the sake of future peace. The history is messy but the present reality is clear as day.

        • linette

          oh be quiet. Let me shoot those 10 idiots Japs. Where’s my bb gun? ps ps ps..lol. Look. Red dot on white. Perfect shot. lol

          • A GUY

            Linette: That sounds like the statement of someone that has no basis for an argument. Can’t win this one so I’ll criticize America for doing something that saved countless lives and was only done out of urgent desperation to systematic rape and murder of a civilian population. Nice. If China had had nukes at that time what would Japan look like? On that note what would China look like?

            A crater.

            God bless America and let us remember those who have died on all sides so that we may have peace today. I will honor all the war dead. *clap clap*, bow the head throw 500yen coin, pause, Bow, be on my way to a bright future.

          • jeffli

            sorry peoples that wasn’t the Japan flag, wasn’t even a japan thing,
            the photos are taken just after we cleaned up having completed a round of paint ball.
            the Red dot was just my mate “big hun hun”‘s (大昏昏)paintball,
            lol

            the second one got lil’ Makoto in the testicles! hahaha!

            Peter Gabriel :-
            Andre has a red flag, Chiang Ching’s is blue
            They all have hills to fly them on except for Lin Tai Yu
            Dressing up in costumes, playing silly games
            Hiding out in tree-tops shouting out rude names
            -Whistling tunes we hide in the dunes by the seaside
            -Whistling tunes we piss on the goons in the jungle

          • linette

            A GUY: You are no doubt freakishly brainwashed by propaganda. Use your brain. If the army of Japan knew the effect of an atomic bomb and what it can do in 2 seconds to a whole city, and millions of lives plus the aftermath of radiation killing earth, you don’t think Japan would had surrendered?? Japan didn’t have that kind of nuclear weapon back then. They probably didn’t know what it is. They probably would had surrendered if they knew what’s an Abomb and what it does.

            USA argued that if they didn’t do it there would be more causality if they had to invade Japan. Maybe. Who knows. At the time German already had surrendered. Japan was growing weak.

            Don’t never ever use nuclear bomb on any country ever again. Never ever again!!

          • A GUY

            Linette:

            I think that the second dropping was probably unnecessary as well, but at the time they reasoned that it was in order to prove that it wasn’t something else or a fluke and that America had the ability to do it again, and yes to show the USSR that it was a repeatable capability as well to prevent unilateral action by the Soviets who potentially had their own nukes as well, so that they wouldn’t use theirs to gain the upper hand in a war for the rest of Europe.

            Knowing what we know now would I pull that trigger? Probably not, but I find it is a difficult decision for any human being when faced with the possibilities.

            Comparing that to the crimes that Hitler, Tojo, Mao, or Stalin committed out of no other reason but greed and or racism is ludicrous.

            You better believe America’s actions at that time are what give you your freedom now. Unless you wanted all of China to be the empire of Japan or a post apocalyptic hell hole then sorry US prevented those.

            I ask again what do you think Mao, Jiangjie shi, Stalin, or the Japanese would have done with nukes at that time? Do you think they would have stopped at two cities? How do you China would have fared?

            You only make this argument because you have no basis for your other one about the Senkakus being part of China.

          • Linette Mao was ludicrously crap. Main downfall: being a dictator. He stood in front of that 15m x 3m map of the world thinking he was amazing. As a gweilo, however, I will say that the Eurasian landmass breeds geographic domination aspirations. If it was not for America / Americas / Canada, the world would be fucked by ICBMs by now.

      • tai wai

        They tried to conquer China but failed miserably. They still haven’t learned their lesson

        It wasn’t China that taught them their lesson.

        • linette

          That Hiroshima Nagasaki atomic bombing was so wrong. So so so wrong. Why USA couldn’t give them warning to surrender before dropping? Dropping onto civilians city. Horrible. As wrong as massacre of nanking and holocaust.

          • tai wai

            Why USA couldn’t give them warning to surrender before dropping?

            We warned the leaders:

            Together with the United Kingdom and the Republic of China, the United States called for a surrender of Japan in the Potsdam Declaration on 26 July 1945, threatening Japan with “prompt and utter destruction”. The Japanese government ignored this ultimatum, and the United States deployed two nuclear weapons developed by the Manhattan Project.

            And we warned the people:

            The US had previously dropped leaflets warning civilians of air raids on 35 Japanese cities, including Hiroshima and Nagasaki.[47]

            http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atomic_bombings_of_Hiroshima_and_Nagasaki

            Why did you think that we did not?

          • David.is.Dawei

            Hi Linette,

            I agree it was horrible, but I disagree that it was wrong. I believe dropping the Atomic bomb saved millions of lives.

            War is usually not the best choice, but if you have to fight, you fight to win. George C. Scott (in the movie “Patton”) said it best, “no bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. He won it by making the other poor, dumb bastard die for his country.”

            I want to point out They didn’t surrender after the first bomb was dropped, so I think you’ll agree, a warning alone would Never have resulted in Japan surrendering. It simply would have put any bombing mission at risk. The Japanese heard a single engine and assumed it was simply a weather plane since it was not an armada making a bombing raid.

            In addition, The US wasn’t 100% certain the bomb was going to work as expected. Imagine giving an ultimatum to Japan and then dropping a dud?

            President Truman made the only choice he could.
            250,000 Japanese died, but it Ended the War, avoiding an invasion of Japan and probably saving several million people from dying.

          • I don’t get it… You hate “the Japs” over some worthless rocks in the middle of nowhere, but when it comes to defeating a suicidal fascist empire that enslaved the Chinese mainland, (and most of Asia for that matter) you feel sorry for them and blame your former American allies for being too hard on them???

          • Tony

            Nobody in their right minds would compare the atomic bombings to the holocaust or rape of nanking. For the most part, the suffering and agonizing methods of death endured in the latter two far exceed the pitiful levels of destruction in the atomic bombings. Did the Americans march on japanese land and pillage and rape before beheading and utilizing much more barbaric methods to kill millions citizens, like nanking?

            USA gave them ample warning and the decision saved millions of lives over the ultimate impeding invasion of japan. Let me repeat, USA gave them ample warning … and it went totally ignored. Learn more about history before you say shit.

          • linette

            David.is.Dawei
            It’s not just quarter million death. The aftermath of radiation caused massive damage to environment and death also. Close to million of deaths and genetic defects of Abomb survivors.

            You folks are saying it was necessary for USA to drop two Abombs to end the war. Let me ask you something . IF you have a chance to do this all again, would you want president Truman to press that red button now that you understand the destructive power and devastation done by the abomb to people and environment?

            http://www.breakingnewsonline.net/features/10321-hiroshima-nagasaki-bombing-biggest-tragedy-in-history.html

          • Hi Linette You wouldn’t find a single Singaporean who would agree with you. The Japanese may have invaded by bicycle through Malaysia, carrying glutenous balls of rice as energy, but the immediate bayonetting of adults, children and even babies was far from innocent-looking. The Japanese were determined to tear through the Asia-Pacific, like the Nazis through the EMEA region. Due to the state of the economy in Japan, there are many Japanese expats in Singapore. They keep their heads down and get on with their jobs. Many Japanese women I know are simply a good laugh and as sanguine as anyone about WWII.

          • linette

            richardnorth
            yeah, I know Japanese did really horrific things too during wwII. Let’s hope war like nanjing massacre, holocaust, and Hiroshima/Nagasaki Abomb will never happen again. Never ever..

          • Linette Just one final word on this which you will like. It went WAY beyond Hiroshima and by the 1980s when you were born, the USSR was threatening Britain because Britain hosted American ICBM (Inter Continental Ballistic Missile) silos. Terminator the movies exemplify a world where gweilo are destroying gweilo. No Japan. No China. No N Korea. Just Russians (white) versus W Europeans and Americans (white). This is why Hiroshima was overshadowed. Each warhead was to eventually become 1000 times as powerful as Hiroshima, never mind the fact there were 1000s of warheads.

          • Jahar

            @Tony I can’t believe you put Nanking in the same category as the Holocaust. 300 000 soldiers and civilians raped and/or murdered is horrible, yes, but 6 million civilians starved, worked and tortured to death in an attempt to exterminate a race is quite another.

          • Anon E Moose

            In 1945, after the defeat of Germany in the European Theatre, there were still people being killed in the Pacific, to the toll of 500,000 per MONTH.

            The dropping of the A-bombs put an end to that by ending hostilities abruptly.

            It also saved MILLIONS of lives that would have resulted if Japan had been invaded.

            We need only look at the invasions of Iwo Jima and Okinawa to see how little civilian lives mattered to the Japanese.

            As for the Russians negotiating w/ Japan to ending hostilities, Germany tried the same w/ Sweden and look how that turned out.

      • GodsHammer

        You act as if China defeated the Japs…lol. Next Fengqing historians will claim sections of Vancouver, Toronto and San Francisco.

  • Damian Jones

    Japan takes this round !

  • Cool Matt

    So, let me get this straight. Everyone is expected to believe that the peoples China liberated in massive regions such as Tibet, Xinjiang, and so on are happy and are content with being apart of China with candy cane trees and gumdrop rainbows for decades.

    However, when 150 Japanese land on small, disputed, uninhabited islands for a day or two before leaving, so many Chinese get pissed, feel disrespected, and disheartened with some calling for violence?

    • tai wai

      However, when 150 Japanese land on small, disputed, uninhabited islands for a day or two before leaving, so many Chinese get pissed, feel disrespected, and disheartened with some calling for violence?

      The key word there is “Japanese.”

      • Cool Matt

        Ah, got it.

    • Anon E Moose

      Only possible by the WWII defeat of Japan by the US (but not by China).

      I wish there was some kind of Time Machine Tunnel to send all this anti-Japanese spirit and energy back to when it would have mattered.

  • whatamess

    this is the same article again and again and again…
    it reminds me of the movie “night at the roxberry” where the two brothers just keep making fist gestures at one another but never actually hitting

  • JR

    I hope they really do go to war like all these netizens want. The US has about 1500 independently targetable nuclear weapons in their Trident missile series that can be launched from submarines. China only has about 700 ‘cities’ in total (most are townships etc). I want to see the “fingers of god” from those Tridents zapping down on all of them, actually, hit them all twice for good measure. China won’t be able to claim that their huge population is a problem for them anymore after 99% of them have been vaporized.

    • tai wai

      Go to hell.

      No, seriously.

    • linette

      Yes, JR would want that.

    • mr. wiener

      Be careful what you wish for, even in jest. Some shit just ain’t funny.

    • So while feverishly typing comments like these, which do you prefer: Hand lotion, Vaseline, or tube sock?

      • Brett Hunan

        Which one were you picturing when you wrote that?

        • I was picturing crusty Vaseline laced with pubic hairs and fly wings. I’m sure he was just dry palming it while fantasizing to a Chinese nuclear holocaust, but, that’s just no fun to think about.

          • Brett Hunan

            TMI. I just threw up in me mouth.

          • Eww.. that’s just gross. Did you spit or swallow?

        • Jahar

          Dammit Brett, you made me picture all 3.

    • rollin wit 9’s

      fck it. Rock scissors paper for both sides. Best of 3. Winner take all.
      (unless China wins)

      sorry i just cant side with these guys. Its Senkaku for life biatch!
      Lets still do rock paper scissors though to see who would have one.

      • rollin wit 9’s

        and by one i mean ‘won’. Honest mistake, i mean honestly.

  • Rod

    Fuck it. I’m going to take an American flag to the islands just to piss BOTH sides off.

    Though it’d be even better to get something like Jamaican flag just to make everyone scratch their heads.

    • tai wai

      Though it’d be even better to get something like Jamaican flag just to make everyone scratch their heads.

      People would just figure the Jamaicans got stoned, and then got lost.

      • Rod

        Perhaps a Canadian flag then…

        • tai wai

          Wouldn’t work. Canadians would want to be polite, and ask permission first.

          • jin

            how about the eskimos? lets put a antartica flag there.

          • Jahar

            Jin, tell me that’s a joke…. otherwise you are offensive x 4

          • mr. wiener

            I think he must be joking. There are no Inuit or Yupik in the Antarctic.

          • jin

            atleast someone get it :P

    • Dr SUN

      nah, lets put Indian, Philippine and Vietnamese flag there, might as well stir the pot nicely.

  • Gontraf

    Cocky Japanese imbeciles vs. Bleating Chinese sheep.

    Never mind the fact that the place is a bloody uninhabitable piece of rock or that oil exploitation there will add fuck all to the people’s living standards. The olympic games are over and the media need something else to entertain the crowd.

    Meanwhile, those gifted with some amount of thought processing capabilities fall deeper into depression and are now considering a brain donation to NASA and its deep space cyborg probe program.

    • ” oil exploitation there will add fuck all to the people’s living standards”
      Exactly, no Japanese or Chinese will benefit.

  • Another Jon

    “Of Course, you know.. THIS MEANS WAR!!!!!” – Bugs Bunny

    • Jahar

      realize, not know

  • In Japan it’s right wing nuts who care about the islands. In China, it’s everyone…

    Funniest quote ever: “It is totally reasonable and justifiable for any citizens to launch protests when their territorial sovereignty is trampled on. Therefore, there was not a bit of ground for the Japanese side to call the protests “unacceptable.”” Xinhua Did the Japanese come to China and walk on ignorant peasants?

    One thing Chinese and Japanese right-wingers need to learn is that they are NOT their country. The outpouring of anger from both groups just shows how stupid they are.

    In China, people have a real problem, nationalism. They can’t seem to discern between themselves and their state. Chinese are too proud of being Chinese. They even claim to be a race for crying out loud. Do they not realize how infantile and stupid they look when smashing Japanese cars, getting up-set at China’s face loss, talking about the “motherland” etc.? Mainland Chinese people = nothing but the pawns of a fascist state.

    • C84

      This is the problem with pro-Japanese people. It’s always the Japanese who are innocent, and the people of the other country involved in the spat that is to blame. If a Japanese right winger does something nasty, then they say it’s because they’re part of an extremely small minority of people. Whereas, the angry/upset reaction that the right wingers naturally provoke is apparently representative of *ALL* people from the other country. There has to be a reason why Japanese voters keep electing these right wing politicians like the Mayor of Tokyo who just keep saying controversial things. I think it’s because many or most of them agree with those views. I’ve heard expats say that Japanese people are the least nationalistic people they’ve ever come across. To that, I have to say that you don’t really know what goes on in the minds, thoughts, or private lives of others you encounter. Even extreme right wingers look like normal people on the outside. Normally, many people keep their opinions to themselves in real life, because spouting controversial opinions could lead them to be targeted by those who disagree with them and lead to confrontation. They save their nationalistic opinions for the internet, where they can bash to their heart’s content without any threat of retribution, because of the internet’s cloak of anonymity. When I go on websites, I just cannot believe the amount of Japanese-language comments bashing other ethnicities – it boggles my mind. My point is, Japanese people are not the innocent angels that the pro-Japanese crowd would like you to believe. Yes, Chinese people and every other country in general are nationalistic, to a degree, but so are Japanese people in general (not just extremists). The group of rioters are also a minority. Most people in China really wouldn’t riot like that or care when domestic/personal issues are more pressing. To say that all of China behaves like that is naive, disingenuous, and infantile. You can’t have it both ways – you can’t dismiss extreme right wingers in Japan as some fringe group not representing general Japanese opinion, and then paint all of China with a bad brush just because some people riot. It’s either both groups are fringe groups and don’t represent all of their countries, or both groups generally represent the opinions of their countries. You can’t change it around to conveniently suit your argument that Chinese are “infantile and stupid” and the Japanese are innocent victims.

      • The Japanese youth (under 30) don’t resolutely declare the superiority of their race or country and have no tendency to dwell on past defeats, unlike the younger generation of Chinese I encounter. So many of my Chinese friends who profess to be uninterested in politics told me how angry they were at the Japanese about these islands. They did not go to the protests, but I would classify them as average and right-wing. Anyone whose nationalism is so ingrained that they would be personally upset by the bullshit going on over these islands, regardless of nationality, fall firmly in the right-wing nutcase camp.

  • Bo Xilai For Emperor

    Hey speaking of which, where is Hongjiang? Is he back from his vacation with his lover yet? I thought this topic will draw his dirty ass back here…”Commies will nuke little Japan at the same time punish little Taiwan for being a Japanese slave..for the glory of gay…no I mean for the glory of CCP!!!”

  • Every motherland loving Chinese should unite and destroy every last Japanese imperialist and their American running dogs with their mighty KEYBOARDS.

    That’ll teach ’em.

    • Bo Xilai For Emperor

      Nothing wrong with a bit of motherland loving…it’s the fengqing idiots who are the true mighty keyboard warriors for the CCP, loving one’s country doesn’t always equal to loving a dictatorial government

  • Getrealson

    What else has to happen for the average Chinese idiot to realise they are not the force to be reckoned with that they believe they are? They are like the fat guy in the movie Tombstone that Wyatt keeps slapping while telling him to throw down.

  • BigJ

    Most Laowai seems to be siding with Japan.

    • Alain

      Whatś wrong with most {Foreigner} siding with Japan?

      • BigJ

        nothing at all. :)

        • Interested

          As function of Westen ass kissing?

          • C84

            If they don’t like China, it’s their way of getting back at China and their change to make negative comments. I doubt the laowai really care about the issue itself.

          • Dr SUN

            That’s not true, I believe mr.weiner is going to be the ESL teacher for the mixed Japanese/ Korean colony setting up there.

          • mr. wiener

            My teaching days are in the past. I’ll stick with sausage making. Besides could you imagine teaching a class of Japanese and Korean kids? You’d spend half the day trying to keep them from killing each other.

          • Dr SUN

            Got to admit Mr Weiner UN special envoy (education and food) for Sankaku has a ring to it though.

          • mr. wiener

            ..Only if I can feed JC to the sharks :)

          • Dr SUN

            JC – Jin and Cleo’s offspring ?

          • mr. wiener

            Hadn’t thought of that. It could be a possibility. Charming fella anyway.

    • Scytheria

      That’s true, but not because we think Japan has any greater claim to these pointless rocks than China. The reason we back Japan is because it pisses China off, and seeing a country so far up its own arse looking stupid and impotent is one of our guiltiest pleasures.

      • BigCAD

        http://i.imgur.com/yotvA.jpg

        Bird in the link traveled to an anti Japanese rally in her car…funnily enough the car was Japanese branded. Upon returning to her car she found it had been flipped over. Unfortunately she will never understand the word IRONY.

        Irony…irony!!! We Chinese no do your laundry!!!

        • BigJ

          I wonder if insurance covers that? Acts of stupidity?

        • diverdude

          i wonder if that is true ! that poor girl, she looks so upset. wow,, i guess life always has some harsh lessons…
          better if they could photo her and car together. well, i hope she is ok.

          • Foreign Devil

            I don’t feel sorry for her. She travels to a hate rally in a Japanese car. Hope she learned a lesson, that hate, in any disguise is destructive.

          • Yup, what the hell was was she thinking?

            Akin to attending a Klan rally while sporting Rocawear and Phat farm…

  • rollin wit 9’s

    “Little Japanese can simply swagger onto the Diaoyu Islands.” swagger haha best choice of words on C.Smack ever!

    But bigger news leads me to wonder that judging by the size of those boats why the japanese didnt assign 10 people per boat and use 15 boats instead of 21. hmmm?

  • kodi

    In a word, “Weakness.”

    • linette

      I think China people are very sensitive with the issue when HK and Taiwan people refer themselves as Hongkongers or Taiwanese instead of Chinese. Why so upset? When you say Chinese…chinese can be from anywhere. You need to specify which country or region exactly. When people ask me at the airport where I’m from. I have to tell them Hong kong. I can’t tell them China. If I tell them China, they put me on the plane to fly home to China right. I know I am not going to China. I need to go home to Hong kong. The same thing with Taiwanese.

      我是香港人
      我是台灣人
      我是中國人

  • Cleo

    The author of this article is “Peter Barefoot” – I went to school with a partial Native American with that surname.

    My father was named Peter and once when someone made a comment about Mainlanders, he took his shoes AND socks off and put his foot up on a chair next to him to the shock of the other Chinatown restaurant patrons.

    When I walked in, I knew he was up to something and he gave me a look. When I sat down at the table with my back to him, someone asked me if I thought feet (in general) were smelly and I said, “not my father’s feet, not to me.”

    This was actually true – my father’s feet were never sour.

    He once kicked out a Hong Kong customer who said he wasn’t Chinese, he was a Hong Konger. This was in the 1980s. The British did not give the Hong Kongers British citizenship to “save” them from the handover.

    My father had no education, no training in anything. It’s just logical and self respect. You are Chinese. You will always Chinese. Don’t let politics and basic shittiness encourage you to kick the Mainlanders when they are down. He never had to teach or preach this. It’s just understood.

    Chinasmack, why did you use the word “deport” to describe the illegal taking of the Hong Kong activists by the Japanese government? Are you taking the position that Diaoyutai should be given to the Japanese?

    • Winter B4 Spring

      No.

    • James

      Cleo, your father may have had nice smelling feet (wtf), but he was a racist. Having no education, or training in anything tends to contribute to racist ideals – in my experience anyway. Thank goodness this attitude isn’t prevalent where my family is from… yes, that’s HK; but apparently not the HK you know. Interesting how we’re all sort of products of the environment. I sort of pity you for pushing the same attitudes for another generation, but I also take some solace in the fact that you’re very much a minority in our city.

      • BigJ

        Yeah that’s funny hahah.
        “Cleo, your father may have had nice smelling feet (wtf), but he was a racist. ”
        fuck, that made me laugh.
        But the think the story is not about cleo, its about Peter Barefoot’s dad.Whoever the fuck that is.LOL

      • Brett Hunan

        Cloe is clearly prejudiced against the Japanese, but I fail to see where her father is racist.

        Is it because he said all Hong Kongers are Chinese? You’d have to be an idiot if you think a citizen of Hong Kong is “above” being considered Chinese.

        • James

          Brett, I’m not sure how it is in Hunan, but a Hong Kong’er isn’t necessarily ethnic Chinese. You’d have to be an idiot not to recognize that kicking a “Hong Konger” out of a restaurant because they refused to say they’re Chinese doesn’t strongly indicate racism… what about the Indians, or the white people or of SEA descent… would we kick those HKers out of places if they didn’t admit to being Chinese? This is the larger point. It’s not an issue of “above” or “below” Chinese – no idea where that came from – it’s that we’re different. You picking up what I’m dropping here?

          • linette

            Hong kong is a multiracial city. It’s not just Chinese(Mostly Cantonese) There are Indians, Thai, Philippines, Australians, Uk…etc. Now I see a lot of mainlanders. These people have been there generations living in HK as long as my grandparents. They are like 2nd or 3rd generation. They are Hkers also. They speak Cantonese. Many HK people online are nonCantonese also.

            Also there are mixed people too. So it’s more complex.

          • Brett Hunan

            Clearly, not everyone in Hong Kong is Chinese.

            You are nitpicking. Obviously, Cleo’s dad met another Han who said he was “HKese not Chinese”.

          • Brett Hunan

            By “Han”, maybe I meant “Cantonese”? Is that more PC linette?

          • linette

            PC? What’s Pc?

          • Nanny Hiccups

            PC = politically correct.

          • sern

            Police Constable

          • linette

            James he is a hker. He is white. His family originated from UK. His great grand parents came to HK before my grandparents. So don’t get angry if hkers usually use Hongkongers instead of Chinese to identify themselve. Hker can be of any race. I use hker also and I am cantonese. :)

          • Brett Hunan

            linette, do you really think a white guy or a Pakistani or an African with residency or citizenship (is that possible) in Hong Kong would call him or herself Chinese? Dont read too far into what I wrotebecause that wasnt what I was saying. Cleo’s dad probably got offended because a Chinese guy said something along the lines of “Im not Chinese! Im Hong Kongese!!! ROAR!”

            Also, you may say you are a HKer but I have also seen you call yourself Chinese. One is an ethnicity/nationality and one is where someone lives or was born.

          • B*tches, Leave

            It’s funny. Taiwanese guys get whiny when I call them Chinese. Hong Kongers get insulted or sometimes violent when I call them Chinese. I just love to tease them about that :)

          • linette

            Brett, I am Chinese. Full blooded Chinese. To be more specific Cantonese or Hker. I guess it’s like you will say you are an American. You would not just say you are an English person. You want to be more specific.

            I don’t get angry when people call me Chinese. I always tell them I am Chinese. I am Chinese from Hongkong. I am a hker. I always make sure I finish their sentence. The reason I do that is because most people think Chinese are only from China. They don’t understand Chinese from China, taiwan, and hk live under a totally different society, gov’t, and even culture for like 100 yrs or more. But of course most people don’t care like Chinese don’t care if you are American, or British, or Canada. You are all the way. ;)

          • linette

            When we use the term Hker or Taiwanese, the mainland Chinese will insist that we are all the same. Hkers, taiwanese, China Chinese are all the same. We will tell them no not really, and they will get angry like we are denying them or something. What to do? :(

            Mainland people really hate it when we use the word Hker or Taiwanese instead of just Chinese.

          • “PC” is short for pubococcygeus. The PC muscle is responsible the grip of a vagina on a penis.

          • Winter B4 Spring

            You are all wrong. I believe Brett meant Personal Computer (PC). I favour Dells. =P

          • mr. wiener

            Pig Carcass?

        • Jahar

          Linette, saying Chinese don’t care if we are American, British, or Canadian because we are all the same is pretty close to me saying ” i dont care if you are chinese, korean or japanese, you are all the same”

          • Dr SUN

            good catch Jahar, but sadly it’s a reflection of the insidious racism that is so deeply ingrained in most Chinese people, including those Chinese that reside in HK.

  • pokosan

    Chinasmack

    No news about anti japanese products demonstration happened in shenzhen???

  • Interested

    核心提示:韩国《朝鲜日报》说,同样是岛屿纠纷,日本对中国和俄罗斯采取了“最低限度的措施”,对韩国却出台多项报复举措,“对俄罗斯和中国唯唯诺诺的日本唯独对韩国张牙舞爪”。类似的抱怨还有很多,《韩国经济》甚至将这种“欺软怕硬”归咎为“岛国日本的固有习性”。

      因抗议韩国总统李明博登独岛(日本称竹岛)而被召回的日本驻韩大使武藤正敏昨天返回首尔,他还带回一项新任务——劝说韩国政府接受日本把领土纠纷诉讼至国际法院的要求。日本轮番施压之际,一股愤怒情绪在韩国舆论场蔓延。在韩国分析人士看来,他们遭受了“双重标准”对待。

      韩国《朝鲜日报》22日刊发社论说,同样是岛屿纠纷,日本对中国和俄罗斯采取了“最低限度的措施”,对韩国却出台多项报复举措,“对俄罗斯和中国唯唯诺诺的日本唯独对韩国张牙舞爪”。类似的抱怨还有很多,《韩国经济》甚至将这种“欺软怕硬”归咎为“岛国日本的固有习性”。

    • Brett Hunan

      copy/paste fail

      also:
      独岛和钓鱼岛是无关系的事情。。。just both involve Japan. Probably better not to post walls of Chinese characters on this site. There is a reason all of the stories are translated into English.

    • BigCAD

      酷,故事,兄弟

      为什么所有的大陆人闲的蛋疼?
      只有几个法西斯日本人闲的蛋疼。

  • Foreign Devil

    The island should be declared an international park that can not be developed by anyone. If the Chinese owned it they would make it a tourist site and deforest it and kill and eat any rare or endangered turtles or other wildlife that might be on it. They have no sense of environmental protection.

    • jeffli

      [In a Samuel L. Jackson voice]
      At the U.N territorial dispute commission –

      Nobody’s gonna hurt anybody.
      We’re gonna be like three little Fonzies here.
      And what’s Fonzie like? Come on China what’s Fonzie like?
      Come on China what’s Fonzie like?
      China: Cool [gheeeeeeeeee!]

      Japan, I thought you said you were gonna be cool.
      Now when you yell at me …..(China, Philipines,Vietnam other 2 bit fruitloop countries) it makes me nervous.

      And when I get nervous, I get scared. And when motherpluckers get scared, that’s when motherpluckers accidentally get shot.

      [adapted from:-]
      Samuel L. Jackson

      Jules Winnfield

      Plup Fiction

      sorry for the spelling errors…my accent. [gheeeeeheee!]

      • jeffli

        and my Scottish Auntie who was there last week fishing for salmon
        (wanted to make some kippers) has something to say,,,,,
        “You! ai! I’m t’ you mad Japanese poovter! You fire another red paintball at my freshly laundered “white as heaven and Mary” again , then I’ll see yoo Jimmy! wit a bag o laldy!”

        noo ye lot a noodlers, get in the water and play wit the sharks before I scare the redemption oot o yoo wit ma bagpipes!
        och ai ye never seen a more unruly lot of lads and lasses!

        {aunt Haggis}

        • sern

          Kippers are herring

          • jeffli

            If you are talking about Chinese, the CCP take a dim view on scifi in general.
            maybe in Taiwan you can find dubbed doctor who.

          • jeffli

            kippers, herring, salmon, squid,
            Its all fish!

          • mr. wiener

            Tsk, too much mountain dew again?

      • Getrealson

        Quality! heard every word as Samuel L. I love him in that movie.

      • hi,
        I also saw this news about China’s possible reaction to Japan’s “illegal” occupation of Diaoyu Islands, I think it is worth visiting
        http://bookerzmedia.com/what-will-china-do-next-with-japan-on-diaoyu-islands/

  • Cleo

    that structure looks like a Dalek by the way

    Is Doctor Who available in a dubbed version yet?

    • jeffli

      identify your self!
      humans are inferior!
      you are the doctor!

      you are the doctor!
      exterminate! exterminate!exterminate!exterminate!exterminate!exterminate!

      sometimes I can’t make up my mind if I’m dealing with daleks hobbits or [chuckle] a land full of Smeagles lol
      precious,,,precious,,,,gheeeeeheee

  • Cleo

    Just to be clear “small japan” in Chinese means “petty Japan” and this is why:

    (Diaoyu update) Windows broken by the Japanese guards
    (08-22 12:38)

    Yeung Hong, captain of activists’ boat Kai Fung Two, said windows of the boat were broken by the Japanese coast guards after the crew members and journalists were arrested.
    “They deliberately broke the windows to show dismay of us being able to land on the islands,” Yeung said when his boat parked in Cheung Chau.
    Kai Fung Two is set to arrive in Tsim Sha Tsui in the afternoon when the last batch of activists will speak to locals and reporters.
    The boat will slowly tour around the Victoria Harbor.

    • Dr SUN

      oh dear the Chinese illegally landed on the Senkaku Islands and got their windows broke….boohoo

    • Jahar

      I believe everything every chinese person says.

  • asdf

    好吧 . . .

  • Johnz

    The Chinese ignorantly attack innocent people’s businesses over a rock in the water that they claim at one point in history was their territory. Mongolia was also a Chinese territory at a time in history, where are all the Chinese protesting their so called territory Mongolia be returned to them and protesting and smashing Mongolian owned businesses? I guess they haven’t sent out those brainwashing directives yet to the billion mindless drones yet?

    • C84

      I see that the mindless Japanese/Wapanese drones are here. Japanese nationalists and politicians are always extremely amusing and pathetic.

      • tai wai

        Sure. They’re clowns.

        And it’s still their island, legally.

    • you mean china was a mongolian territory, right?
      does kublai khan sound chinese to you?

  • 泰国华裔

    We can use military weapon, but let the government do the job. As a Chinese, we can use economic weapon, let all Chinese boycott Japanese products and see if the Japanese government can stay cool. This will also show our unity in supporting the government if military action needed.

    • Dr SUN

      go for it

    • BigCAD

      Return the 玛尔维娜岛屿 to China now!!!

    • 泰国华裔

      The island belonged to China thousands years ago. Japan claimed that is was uninhabited but why Japan made war (1895) to force China to accept the the island belong to Japan.

      The Potsdam Declaration stated that “Japanese sovereignty shall be limited to the islands of Honshū, Hokkaidō, Kyūshū, Shikoku and such minor islands as we determine”, and “we” referred to the victors of the Second World War who met at Potsdam, the USA, the UK and the Republic of China. Japan accepted the terms of the Declaration when it surrendered. (from Wikipedia)

      But in 1970 US handed Diaoyu Island to Japan instead of back to China. This is intentionally created conflict between China and Japan, the same trick which France drawn the problem map which cause indefinite dispute between Thailand and Cambodia.

      So we Chinese should also boycott American product too. Especially those health-destroying junk food and color sweet-drink.

      • BigJ

        “But in 1970 US handed Diaoyu Island to Japan instead of back to China.”
        So at this point in time in history….it belongs to Japan. When there is another war, Just try to take some land.
        Chinese should boycott their products…..far worse then 1st world countries products/quality.

      • red scarf

        On a side note.

        If your using the Potsdam declaration then at the time of the Japanese invasion, China had only was in control of half the territory of Taiwan. If you give me time I can track down a map done by the Japanese of what they claim was Chinese territory at the time of their invasion of Taiwan.

  • Cleo

    The situation would be more accurately represented if the Western media would report that China, Korea and Russia became agitated after the Japanese performed their charade with Tokyo and the National Government supposedly competing against each other/itself to “buy” China’s Diaoyutai from a Japanese non-owner that was obviously designed for the audience of the Chinese government. The Japanese were about to make moves to do something with that strategic point on the map. If they hadn’t secretly built a lighthouse on Diaoyutai in July 1996, David Chan from Hong Kong would not have felt compelled to try to reach Diaoyu and subsequently died when the Japanese ships thwarted his movement in September 1996.
    What the South Korean President did by demanding an apology from Akihito who wants to claim the empty Corean throne (started by Hirohito having Queen Min in the worst way) is incredibly brave, wonderful and not a mistake. It’s very important he names Akihito. That means the Koreans know just as the Americans do that Imperial Japan never changed. All the corporate land grabbing using yakuza thugs, the yakuza controlled “clean up” of Fukushima, all that unaccounted for plutonium purchased in excess of Japan’s energy needs.
    Korea cannot make it easy for the Japanese to just slide onto the peninsula as if the Koreans and Japanese are just estranged family members who are mutually guilty of wrongdoing.
    Listen up, Japan. This is about you:
    “Paul is the smart one.
    You’re just the afterbirth, Eli. “

    That new sign saying Dokdo is in the current President’s own handwriting. That’s balls. What do the Japanese have? Butterballs. Japan is a bully who only picks the smallest one to pick on first – again, this is Corea. But Corea has the American miilitary on site, DPRK with nukes while Japan described the American level of intelligence as “monocellular” and then refused to allow the marines to remain on Okinawa after the lease expires. America is babysitting Asia since the second A-bomb because it knows Japan will try again. Now Japan is finally getting rid of the Americans and intentionally provoking its neighbors and ongoing targets of their aggression.

    Western media never follows up with what happened to that Comfort Women exhibit by Nikon where the Japanese made sure that international press reported that a Japanese judge allowed the exhibition but not how the artist was treated and how the exhibit was guarded to discourage patronage.
    The West would certainly see the situation differently if they also knew this:
    (Diaoyu update) Windows broken by the Japanese guards
    (08-22 12:38)
    Yeung Hong, captain of activists’ boat Kai Fung Two, said windows of the boat were broken by the Japanese coast guards after the crew members and journalists were arrested.
    “They deliberately broke the windows to show dismay of us being able to land on the islands,” Yeung said when his boat parked in Cheung Chau.
    Kai Fung Two is set to arrive in Tsim Sha Tsui in the afternoon when the last batch of activists will speak to locals and reporters.
    The boat will slowly tour around the Victoria Harbor.

    • Dr SUN

      Where do you get this stuff from Cleo ?

      you have got to stop dropping acid while watching “Jurrasic park”

    • jeffli

      I think the asian region has lost its mind over these islands.

      They belong to New Zealand !
      (be good to hear the racist comments now…” We dooont give those roundeye new zealand natives our islands…..blah blah”)

      meh!

      • Mark ,

        Yes ! I like it these island what ever they are called belong to New Zealand, and New Zealand, belongs to Australia, and Australia, belongs to Britain. Hip Hip…

  • Linda_georgina

    Fucking japanese ._.
    Stop trying to steal our islands

  • Mark ,

    Why do you keep calling the Japanese, men and one woman right winger’s?
    Nationalists yes just like the Chinese, chaps that landed on the Islands last week.
    But a boat full of Japanese, fat boys is hardly a bunch of skin heads.

    • mr. wiener

      Japanese right wingers don’t look like skin heads, they patrol the streets in black vans with loudspeakers on the roof and generally act hard done by that they lost the war:
      “We didn’t start it. The Americans and colonial powers ganged up on us , and they dropped 2 atom bombs on Japan, it was really unfair!!”
      Generally left wingers dress like they just walked out of an op-shop and try to sell you copies of the “Socialist worker”on street corners. Going to disputed islands and planting national flags is a little out of their scope of activities.
      Any other question?

      • Mark ,

        selling copies of ”socialist worker, on street corners sounds just like ‘Brixton Tube London.

  • manusan

    100% japanese are sure it’s a japanese island.
    10% chinese are sure it’s a chinese island.
    10% chinese are sure it’s a japanese island.
    98% chinese people doesn’t know where is it.

    • Mark ,

      Yes but most Americans, think London, is in France. And some Australians, think they need a passport to visit Tasmania.

      • Dr SUN

        Back in 1981 I was lounging in my barracks in Aldershot, we were called out on parade and informed we are going to war against the Argentinians as they have invaded the Falklands and overrun Port Stanley.

        Some stupid bastard asked “where are the Falklands ?”

        The CO replied ” Scotland you F*CK@ng moron !”

        CO’s heritage – Harrow- Oxford – Sandhurst. oO

        • Dr SUN

          *1982*

  • Mark ,

    Does anyone still read socialist wanker, I mean socialist worker?

    • Dr SUN

      Only those who’s reading comprehension is greater than those who read the “sun, Mirror and Evening standard”

  • Mark ,

    OK, The Chinese, went over to the islands last week and were sent home. Then the japanese, went to the islands this week and were sent home. Now next week both the Chinese, and the japanese, should meet on the islands together. You know have a nice cup of tea. A little chat, find some common ground. see who has the best small cock. Then go home.

  • Efe the foreigner

    hunger game that island yo. drop some japs on one side, chinese on the other side. but a bunch of swords and nunchucks in the middle, video tape that and enjoy. survivor becomes the islands guardian, his/her country gets control, and everybody shuts the fuck up.

  • A

    I dont get this…
    its just an inhabited rocky island…..seriously..

    • Alice S

      If CH claimed North Dakota what do you think the Marican reaction would be?

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