She’s no Sarah Palin (yet) but Yuriko Koike may become even more powerful than the Alaskan governor if she is successful in becoming the Prime Minister of Japan.
She won’t get the headlines like Sarah Palin, but the former defense minister is formidable in her own right.
Like Sarah Palin, Yuriko Koike got her start in television news. She is fluent in English and Arabic and promises to tackle women’s and environmental issues. She won’t get the U.S. media attention of Sarah Palin, but her candidacy is just as trend-shaking.
Female Politicians in Asia
More Stats +/-
Top 65 Japanese Pop Culture Posts + Tokyology
Parody Japanese Style Ads
$6,100 Black Melons
McDonalds by Mobile
Super Sizing Japan
Free 2018 Report & eBook
Get the top 100 trends happening right NOW -- plus a FREE copy of our award-winning book.
Our Research Methodology
This article is one of 350,000 experiments. We use crowd filtering, big data and AI to identify insights.
Yuriko Koike Candidate for Japan's Top Spot
- By: Going Like SixtySep 9, 2008