China And Japan Are Abusing Each Other Using "Harry Potter" Insults

Diplomats from both countries refer to J.K. Rowling's books in row over war shrine.

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However, since the 1970s, the Japanese Government has been criticized by China, South Korea, and Taiwan for using the shrine to be revisionist about World War II.

China's ambassador to the United Kingdom wrote in The Telegraph: "If militarism is like the haunting Voldemort of Japan, the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo is a kind of horcrux, representing the darkest parts of that nation's soul."