Osaka voted down the Osaka Metropolis plan by a thin margin in a May 2015 referendum. Following the defeat of his core policy proposal, which had been supported by the national government, Hashimoto announced that he would retire from politics upon expiration of his term as mayor.
One game not to make bold claims of full integration is Shattered Union (2005), set in a future civil war in the U.S., with the European Union portrayed as a peacekeeping force. The video game series Wipeout, on the other hand, makes a clear federal reference without a military element: one of the core teams that has appeared in every game is FEISAR.
Scry also appeared in the Core Set Magic 2011 as the game’s first ever keyword cameo, (i.e. returning mechanic), meaning it will not become evergreen and a different mechanic will appear in the next Core Set.