Skull Reaper A-ji said he won't take off the mask because it makes him easier to relate to, the Telegraph reported Wednesday.
"If I take my mask off, I'm an entirely different person," he said. "I will not take it off."
According to The Daily Mail, Skull Reaper A-ji's colleagues said his mask would "offend the decency of the Assembly."
Super Reaper A-ji's not the only Japanese politician to don a mask. The Great Sasuke's fellow lawmakers allowed him to wear his mask when he represented Iwate Prefecture in 2003.