Zombies make everything better. They really do. Even Japanese politics.
Spotted at the recent Wonder Festival figure event, here is a collection of "Zombie Politician Busts." The small statues are of Japanese political bigwigs, former PMs Yukio Hatoyama and Naoto Kan, power broker Ichiro Ozawa, and politician Azuma Koshiishi.
The busts are an interesting commentary on the Japanese political system, which often seems to lumber along like a zombie.
Japan has been going through Prime Ministers like tissues. That might explain why the newly elected Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was previously elected in 2006 as Prime Minister and why the Deputy Prime Minster Taro Aso was, wait for it, previously also Japan's Prime Minister. The country is running out of politicians!
More photos below on Akiba Blog.