At the graduation ceremony of Kyoto University in Japan on the 24th, a graduate dressed up as Ukrainian President Zelensky, which attracted attention, and the adviser to the Ukrainian Minister of the Interior also personally congratulated.

(The picture is taken from Anton Gerashchenko Twitter)

[Instant News/Comprehensive Report] Japan’s Kyoto University held a graduation ceremony on the 24th. Many graduates did not wear academic uniforms, but instead entered the venue with cosplay. One of the graduates even dressed up as Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. If you pay less attention, the advisor to the Ukrainian Minister of the Interior also personally congratulated and thanked the Japanese people for their support.

According to comprehensive foreign media reports, it has been a long-standing tradition for the graduates of Kyoto University to cosplay at the graduation ceremony. Many graduates will dress up as anime characters or people related to current events.

The Japanese media "Kansai TV" reported that there were more than 2,800 students from 10 departments in this graduation ceremony, and many students also dressed up to participate.

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One of the graduates dressed up as Ukrainian President Zelensky. He wore Zelensky's classic green military uniform and the Ukrainian national emblem, and held a poster of Zelensky's famous speech in the US Congress.

In an interview, he said that in order to pretend to be Zelensky, he also grew a beard for three months.

Anton Gerashchenko, an adviser to the Ukrainian Minister of the Interior, asked for the name of the graduate on Twitter after seeing the interview, and thanked him for supporting Ukraine. It was an honor that the Japanese people stood with Ukraine.

Ukrainian media grntmedia said on Twitter that this is Zelensky's best cosplay.

And the graduate posing as Zelensky also tweeted that all Ukrainian soldiers who fought against the invaders in the trenches and the Ukrainian people who stood by their posts are as brave as Zelensky.

One of the graduates from Kyoto University dressed as Ukrainian president for the graduation ceremony - in a khaki sweatshirt with Ukrainian symbol.

Is there anyone of my Japanese followers who might know his name?

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— Anton Gerashchenko (@Gerashchenko_en) March 26, 2023

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— ҐРУНТ (@grntmedia) March 25, 2023

All Ukrainian warriors in cold muddy trenches, squaring up to invader's tanks with Javelins in hands, all Ukrainian civilians maintaining the nation, especially your own infrastructure and industry, you are all brave as well as President Zelensky.

— あみき (総人の育部) (@LohoG29i) March 26, 2023

Pictured is Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.

(Associated Press)