This doesn’t sound Japanese
The Greeks had that once. They might get it again when thy stop acting like Italians. Greece is not an island nation, however.
“New Japan Prime Minister Warns Country Going Bankrupt Like Greece
When he was Japan's finance minister, Naoto Kan advocated loose monetary policy to end two decades of deflation.
But since his sudden promotion to prime minister, Kan has been crying out about public debt levels. Today, he even used the signal word for austerity: Greece.”