Radioactive Japan whinges about Fukushima cartoons from France

Is an authentic three-legged race coming for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics?

French Fukushima cartoon offends Japan | /2013/sep/12
the satirical weekly Le Canard Enchaine, shows two sumo wrestlers – each with an extra arm or leg – with the wrecked Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in the backgrounda TV announcer dressed in a hazardous materials suit says:
Marvelous! Thanks to Fukushima, sumo is now an Olympic sport.” ↓

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4 thoughts on “Radioactive Japan whinges about Fukushima cartoons from France”

  1. I love the way the French can be openly racist in their newspapers even well into the 21st century…


  2. I liked one of the comments in the Guardian, in reply to another comment that “Tokyoites are very concerned about radiation levels”:
    The cartoon could have shown a Japanese competitor winning the 100m final, while running in panic from a bunch of bananas.

  3. Don’t ask me how, but I know that by the way things are going, they will have to move the Olympics to Best Korea. And not because of the Fukushima radio-go-round.

    No, instead it is all coming true just like in the movie “World War Z“!!! But remember the zombies did not attack the Workers’ Paradise because our truly beloved and glorious Great Leader had everyone’s teeth pulled out in advance! Truly a genius plan.

    So I’m having all of mine removed and replaced by dentures before moving to Pyongyang. You really should too! MANSAI!!! MANSAI!!!

  4. The Japanese lie through their teeth while pumping radioactive crap into the ocean. Yet when the French chide them about it, the Japanese throw a temper tantrum, sheesh.


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