A Chinese man shouts anti-Japan slogans in a crowd holding Chinese national flags and portraits of the late Communist leader Mao Zedong in front of the Japanese Embassy in Beijing on Tuesday. Mao died 36 years ago but is held in high esteem by those who think the current leadership pales in comparison. (Associated Press)

A Chinese man shouts anti-Japan slogans in a crowd holding Chinese national flags and portraits of the late Communist leader Mao Zedong in front of the Japanese Embassy in Beijing on Tuesday. Mao died 36 years ago but is held in high esteem by those who think the current leadership pales in comparison. (Associated Press)