Since the March 11 earthquke, tsunami and Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant crisis, Japan’s tourism industry has plummeted. According to cnn.com Japan’s May 2011 tourism dropped 50.4% as compared to May of 2010. Pop Sensation Lady Gaga gladly took on the position of a pseudo Tourism Ambassador in Japan.
Japan’s tourism agency commissioner, Lady Gaga and John Roos the U.S. ambassador to Japan invited tourists to return to Japan dring a press conference. Lady Gaga exclaimed,
“I would like to use my position here today and all week long to run around Tokyo enjoy the beautiful city and kiss all the beautiful little monsters and scream at the top of my lungs that everyone should come visit this beautiful place.”
Lady Gaga is also in Japan for the MTV Video Music Awards Japan which has been renamed by MTV to Video Music Aid Japan. Gaga continues to raise money for Japanese relief efforts and donated more than a million dollars of her own money.
Watch Lady Gaga talk about how beautiful Tokyo is…