Top 10 Japan Prime Minister Resignations of 2008

Ryu Kawaguchifujiyamasan, Jan. 1 – Feb 16. (Reason for resignation: health – "irritable atreporta syndrome".)

 

Taro Suzuki, March 2 – March 28. (Lack of support: public opinion rating falls below 1%.)

 

Jun Satoishikawa, April 1 – April 25. (Says: "I don’t know how to cook. There is no chef at official residence. I’m tired of making instant ramen." )

 

Daisuke Fukudabeda, May 5 – July 4. (To ease political gridlock and traffic gridlock.)

 

Mariko Makuharimashita, July 30 – Aug. 10. (Health – "rye sigureenan-moldi disease".)

 

Yasu Obamaramawada, Aug 11 – Aug. 28. (Defeated by LDP, JCP, PGA, LPGA, JCB, and JMLB.)

 

Jo "Hako" Hakowajima, Sept. 7 – Oct. 30. (Says: "I’m afraid of naked tourists swimming in moat at Parliament.") 

 

Ken Tamagochihama, Nov. 16. – Nov. 30. (Spend more time reading manga and going to expensive izakaya.)

 

Tomo Onomotapaya, Dec 2 – Dec. 9. (Health – "scandalitis fundingosis". )

 

Shinzo Tokodome, Dec. 20 – 26.  (Spend more time with family and at club.) 

 

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