Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is a ‘pop-up pirate’

japan pm abe a pop-up pirate In the press photos below, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plays with himself in a new ‘pop-up pirate’ game in which his likeness has been inserted in the role of a pirate.

According to AFP/Getty Images (April 26, 2014), Prime Minister Abe made his figurine,
said-openpop up from the top of the barrel as he wishes to jump up Japanese economy. said-closed

Ri-i-ight, like this really gonna help…

However, Prime Minister Abe is keeping good company since previous Pop-up Pirate versions have included Hard Gay UFO Pirates of the Caribbean(3Yen / 2007-05-09) and Hello Kitty
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Pop-Up Pirate game versions(3Yen / 2007-05-09)

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7 thoughts on “Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is a ‘pop-up pirate’”

  1. …[Prime Minister Abe] wishes to jump up Japanese economy.”

    Doesn’t the idiom “jump up” mean to ‘mess up’ in some dialects of English?

  2. Abe will fit right in between the Hello Kitty version and the Hard Gay version.

  3. That dunce Abe not resigned yet ?

    Maybe it’s a subtle clue, ejector seat and all…

  4. (3Yen / 2007-05-24/)

    Ever wonder what would happen if Rody, the stallion mated with Hello Kitty, the pirate?

    Wonder no longer.

    Here’s the newest Hello Kitty Pop Up Pirate toy.
     Rody, the stallion mated with Hello Kitty, the pirate

    Rody toy by Gymnic
    They started with Rody, the inflatable riding horse for kids by the Gymnic company that has crossed the oceans to become a popular toy in Japan as well.
    In this game, it’s just like the old Pop Up Pirate where you impale the barrel with swords until the pirate (in this case, a pirate Hello Kitty crossed with a Rody horsehead mask!) pops out of the barrel.

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