Daily Yomiuri Weekend edition covers a very interesting story: the US Navy created a manga to help increase the image and sense of comfort surrounding the September arrival of the USS George Washington, the first nuclear powered aircraft carrier to come into Yokosuka bay after the departure of the USS Kitty Hawk last May.

More coverage from last June here at MotherJones.comand at Let’s Japan

Too bad the cover art is lame. PR or PRopaganda? You decide.

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