The symbol of Japanese self-defence
Japanese citizens have tended to be suspicious of the [Self Defence Forces], a fact that helps explain Picklesâ€™ back story. A native of the peaceful Paprika Kingdom, he at first didnâ€™t understand the need for his small countryâ€™s defense forces. It wasnâ€™t until the neighboring Sesame Kingdom invaded that the prince learned the value of a military. Pickles went from wary skeptic to willing soldier. [Reason]
Comic? Well yes. But also rather cute.