This fan-made video of Japan's new prime minister should have Chuck Norris shaking in his boots. The guy's a bad ass. And, as evidenced by this photo taken when he was on the Japanese shooting team in the 1976 Olympics, he would have been a more handsome action hero than Norris, too. (Via Japan Probe)
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