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Check out Obama’s pronunciation of what he hails as Japan's greatest gifts to U.S.

During morning remarks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, President Barack Obama seemed to adopt faux Japanese accent when heralding Japan’s great contributions to the United States.

“Today is also a chance for Americans, especially our young people, to say thank you for all the things we love from Japan, like karate and karaoke, Manga and anime, and, of course, emojis,” Obama said standing with Abe for a morning in front of the South Lawn at the White House Tuesday.

The references to Japanese pop culture prompted laughter. Obama also discussed weightier matters such as trade and the 1960 White House visit by Japanese Prime Minister Nobusuke Kishi, Abe’s grandfather.

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