Last year we told you all about Osaka’s sewer swimming in our report: ‘Dive Dotonbori’ (3Yen 2012Mar24).
As shown on the left, folks in Osaka Japan love to jump off the downtown Dotonbori bridge into the toxic slime of the canal to celebrate the wins of the local baseball team, the Hanshin Tigers.
Osaka takes plunge with canal pool
The Japan Times | 2013/05/22
…getting roaring drunk and jumping, or falling, into Dotonbori Canal after either a Hanshin Tigers victory or a wild night out in neighboring Shinsaibashi will be less risky, healthwise…plans are moving forward to build an 800-meter-long swimming pool in the heart of the canal…the world’s largest outdoor swimming pool…more…