North Korean Travel Agency Hilariously Fails at Trying to Seduce Japanese Tourists on Twitter
A travel agency in North Korea is trying to get Japanese tourists to visit the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) by using local attractions and what seems to be North Korea’s version of “Dragon Ball.”
JS Tours, a North Korean travel specialists agency, used Twitter to attract Japanese tourists to come visit the country, promoting, “North Korea is a safe country! No terrorism, no thieving, no earthquakes,” according to SoraNews24.
As a courtesy to prospective tourists, the agency’s tweets have all been posted in Japanese. One post showed women in colorful dresses with a caption saying kawaiine, which is presumed to be kawaii ne (“Cute Isn’t it?”).
Part of the company’s itinerary for the tour includes a quick look into the country’s 4.26 Animated Film Studio, the creator of the anime “The Boy General” which is said to be similar to Japan’s “Dragon Ball”.
While the other tweets seem to be quite standard in terms of tourist spots, one of the company’s previous posts have generated quite the controversy.
Just two days after the missile scare in Japan, JS Tours tweeted about celebrating the country’s successful missile launch that happened back in July. “Wow. Special-edition stamps are being printed again,” it wrote in Japanese.