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Masked professional wrestler turned local politician 'Skull Reaper... News PhotoAttending,Community,Decisions,Entrance,Garbage,Horizontal,Japan,Mask - Disguise,Oita Prefecture,Politician,Politics,Professional Sport,Receiving,Solution,Turning,WrestlingPhotographer Collection: The Asahi Shimbun 2013 The Asahi ShimbunOITA, JAPAN - MARCH 11: (CHINA OUT, SOUTH KOREA OUT) Masked professional wrestler turned local politician 'Skull Reaper A-ji' receives an explanation on the assembly's decision to refuse his attendance at the entrance of the Oita City Assembly on March 11, 2013 in Oita, Japan. The wrestler, whose name is undisclosed, won a city assembly seat at the election last February, but the assembly decided to reject him if he wears his mask. (Photo by The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images)