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U.S. Naval Forces in Japan remind Twitter followers about ‘Top Gun: Maverick’

It’s Pete “Maverick” Mitchell’s world and we’re all dwelling in it, as “Top Gun: Maverick,” the sequel to the 1986 basic continues to soar excessive on the silver display screen to nice field workplace success everywhere in the world. The film has additionally been an ideal success in Japan, surpassing 11 billion yen on the field workplace.

Much like when the unique movie was launched, the film’s reputation has sparked lots of curiosity on the earth fighter pilots.

A sure false impression in regards to the movie has vexed the U.S. Naval Forces Japan, nonetheless, a lot that they took to their official Twitter account (@CNFJ) to precise gratitude for curiosity in nationwide defense–with a bit little bit of a snarky correction they have been desirous to make:

“We saw on today’s news that the number of people who are interested in becoming a pilot in the Self-Defense Forces has doubled due to the influence of ‘Top Gun: Maverick.’ We think it is very good that more people are interested in and wanted to be involved in national defense, even if it’s not with the U.S. Navy.” #Justsoyouknow. #TopGunistheUSNavy #That’simportantsowe’llkeepremindingyou

A confusion that doubtless arose again in 1986 has resurfaced once more, with many followers assuming that the film is in regards to the U.S. Air Force on account of its large aerial motion scenes. While clarified at size within the movie, it could actually typically slip via the cracks that Maverick and his fellow pilots are literally Naval Aviators.

This was additionally famous when the U.S. Naval Forces Japan Twitter account Retweeted a meme of a girl attacking a person over the pinnacle with flowers saying “I thought I told you Top Gun is the Navy not the Air Force!” saying jokingly that they get the sensation.


While all executed in good enjoyable, fairly a couple of Japanese followers on Twitter solely simply discovered of the reality, leaving apologies for the misunderstanding in replies to the publish.

“I didn’t know that. I was blown away by the hashtags revealing real feelings.”

“…really? I’m so sorry, I had no idea.”

“That’s an important distinction, so you have to repeat it a lot.”

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