"...#He’s a Roman Catholic (but he visits the Yasukuni Shrine).
# He was a member of Japan’s shooting team at the 1976 Montreal Olympics...
# He is famous for his love of manga, earning him many fans in the otaku community. Otaku refer to him by the nickname “Rozen Aso,” because he was once seen reading the manga Rozen Maiden..."
Monday, September 22, 2008
A comic book reading, Roman Catholic sharpshooter now runs Japan.
Meet Taro Aso, Japan’s new Prime Minister | Japan Probe: