Pimpin’ is a gas


Pimp my Dream Tanker
–Dream Tanker—006.09.5 by Edo – …one of the largest liquified natural gas (LNG) tankers in the world, now travels in style. Comedian-turned-painter Jimmy Onishi and 40 elementary school students have designed monster-sized psychedelic murals for the ship’s spherical tanks…The 120,000-ton Dream Tanker, owned by an affiliate of Osaka Gas, measures 289.5 meters (950 feet) long and 49 meters (160 feet) wide...more….

As Edo-san says in the article, the total area covered by the psychodelic murals is large enough to cover 100 Magic Buses. However, nothing can surpass Tokyo Gas Corporation’s slogan slapped on the side of thousand of their service truck proclaiming, “MY CITY — MY GAS ™” *.
*This slogan was created for the Japanese Gas Industry Pavilion at the Osaka Expo 1970 and was used until the mid-1980s.

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