BANGKOK – A Japanese reporter described as “handsome” and “mouth-watering” is taking social networks by storm, overshadowing Thailand anti-government protests and the February 2 general election boycott, the Bangok Post reported.
Daijiro Enami, 28, works for the Japanese television station Fuji Television Network. Numerous photos of the journalist have been shared on the Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages after fellow journalists and anti-government protesters posted pictures of him doing his job or posing with girls.
Enami has interviewed anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban and covered Sunday’s general election in the Bung Kum district, where caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra cast her vote.
While on the field, some Thai citizens noticed the handsome reporter and requested to take photos with him. Others contented themselves with taking photos of Enami in action, reporting on the state of things.
Thai netizens, who saw the reporter, quickly took to social media networks to swoon over him. A Facebook user named Tang Thaneesa described how she blushed while looking at his photos, which led her to ask her boyfriend who he is. Users on Pantip.com, a Thai message board, on the other hand, gushed over Enami, who they say is “supremely gorgeous” and wished he’d be their husband or bodyguard. A certain Noo Khon Dee even wrote, “Take off your bullet proof vest, I’ll use my body to protect you!”
Enami, who has guested on some Japanese TV variety programs, like Ninkyo Helper and Room of Kings, always dreamt of becoming a journalist. Born in Kanangawa on Sept 30, 1985, Thais were apparently so into Enami that news daily Thai Rath even reported his height and blood type (180 centimeters and type O, if you’re dying to know). As a law student at Keio University, he was said to be a member of his university’s swim team after taking baseball in high school, and has a partiality for sideburns because of his hair, which easily grows long.