In this Nov. 23, 2012 photo, Osaka Mayor and co-leader of the Japan Restoration Party Toru Hashimoto, foreground center, along with Shingo Nishimura, foreground right, a former member of the House of Representatives, waves to supporters during their party's election campaign in Sakai, Osaka prefecture, western Japan. Hashimoto apologized after saying, and later tweeting, that sex slavery by Japan’s Imperial Army before and during World War II was a “necessary” wartime evil and suggesting that the U.S. military patronize adult entertainment to help reduce sex crimes committed by American troops. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT

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In this Nov. 23, 2012 photo, Osaka Mayor and co-leader of the Japan Restoration Party Toru Hashimoto, foreground center, along with Shingo Nishimura, foreground right, a former member of the House of Representatives, waves to supporters during their party's election campaign in Sakai, Osaka prefecture, western Japan. Hashimoto apologized after saying, and later tweeting, that sex slavery by Japan’s Imperial Army before and during World War II was a “necessary” wartime evil and suggesting that the U.S. military patronize adult entertainment to help reduce sex crimes committed by American troops. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT
In this Nov. 23, 2012 photo, Osaka Mayor and co-leader of the Japan Restoration Party Toru Hashimoto, foreground center, along with Shingo Nishimura, foreground right, a former member of the House of Representatives, waves to supporters during their party's election campaign in Sakai, Osaka prefecture, western Japan. Hashimoto apologized after saying, and later tweeting, that sex slavery by Japan’s Imperial Army before and during World War II was a “necessary” wartime evil and suggesting that the U.S. military patronize adult entertainment to help reduce sex crimes committed by American troops. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT
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