Japan’s Sexy Sailor Contest Boosts Popularity of Military. By Walter Russell Mead. Via Meadia, October 20, 2013.
“Sailor Idol”: the search to find Japan's most attractive marines. By Danielle Demetriou. The Telegraph, October 15, 2013.
Japan’s defensive military sees surge of popularity thanks to . . . anime tanks? By Rachel Tackett. Rocket News 24, August 21, 2013.
Mr. & Ms. JMSDF. Video. jmsdfmsopao, September 2, 2013. YouTube.