Heights of tackiness in Tokyo

The Tokyo Reporter just reminded* me that today the kitschy Tokyo “Sky Tree” was officially recognized this week by the Guinness Book of Records as the World’s Tallest Stalinist Freestanding Tower (Asahi News).

Refer to the previous 3Yen posts on Tokyo’s grim gray Stalinist style of concrete architecture:
. . . → &#9762 A Sky Tree Grows In Tokyo (3Yen / 2010-04-15)
. . . → ☣ Ill Machine Tokyo (3Yen / 2008-01-22 )

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I'm a pale, alien, quadruped who has worked for 25+ years at "Maybe-the-Largest Inc." in Tokyo.

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