Shingeki no Kyojin: Arizona Congressman Uses Anime Intro To Attack Democrats | Spaghetti Code

The anime franchise Shingeki no Kyojin It has been one of the most popular in recent years, but in recent days it became clear that Japanese animation has reached other areas, Among them politics, so a congressman from the United States House of Representatives took the opportunity to parody the introduction of the anime and be the hero.

Arizona Congressman Paul Gosar shared a video in which you can listen to the theme song from the first season of Shingeki no Kyojin, anime that recounts the war that humans have with the Titans that threaten peace. However, in the clip what and a photo of Gosar over a photograph at the White House, followed by images of immigrants making their way into the video.

What drew attention is that Gosar was depicted as part of a Republican acting as the Legion of Recognition appearing in the anime and that you fight against the Titans, the latter were retouched by some faces of the Democrats, among them Alxandria Ocasio-Cortez and even Joe Biden as him Colossal Titan.

“The creativity of my team is out of range”, this is how the congressman described the video, since it is also observed that he takes the body of Eren Jaeger to defeat the highest Titan, that is, to the president of the United States, Joe Biden. In addition to several images alluding to being against immigrants.

It should be noted that Congressman Paul Gosar is one of the politicians who has unveiled far-right conspiracy theories, so the video with images from Shingeki no Kyojin to advertise, could not go unnoticed.

Go that anime has come as political parodies, something that is not new in these times, but that does not stop attracting attention even among fans.

***

NANI ?, a vlog where we will discuss the central issues on the Asian audiovisual entertainment agenda, mainly from the Japanese industry. Don’t miss it on our channel YouTube.