The Japan Nation Party is on the political right. It promotes nationalism and wants Japan to become a "true national power". The party's stated goals are to "enrich people's freedom", show "respect for human rights", and promote "social equilibrium".
The party has taken part in Japanese upper house elections since 1992 and in lower house elections since 1993. In 1991, it ran Sakae Shirai (志良以 榮,Shirai Sakae) as its candidate for Governor of Tokyo. Shirai is currently the party president.