President of France meets with manga, video game royalty in Tokyo【Video】

Originally published on Sora News by Casey Baseel

Head of state also picks up an amazing One Piece souvenir that any fan would treasure.

When French president Emmanuel Macron arrived in Japan last week, there were two highly publicized reasons for the visit. One was to attend the opening ceremonies of the Tokyo Olympics, and the other was for summit meetings with Japanese prime minster Yoshihide Suga.

However, part of Macron’s itinerary in Japan has dropped the jaws of people even with no particular interest in sports or politics, as France’s head of state also met with some of the biggest names in otaku culture.

このひと時を皆さんと分かち合えることをとても嬉しく思います。「AKIRA」「FAIRY TAIL」「ダークソウル」「光」をはじめとする皆さんの数々の作品は、日本だけでなくフランスでも神話になっています。文化は人々を結びつけます。友情を込めて。

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