Japan serves Cthulhu?

Don’t tell the “Ancient Ones” and pray the great Cthulhu doesn’t catch wind of this abuse of the Wise Tentacled Elder Gods, but…
squid-dance animated odori-don

seemingly coming back to life when soy sauce is poured atop it. The cephalopod's body lifts up and writhes in the bowl, prompting viewers to ask: Is it really dead?
a seafood dish named odori-don…sometimes prepared with squid and known as the “dancing squid rice bowl” huffingtonpost.com: ‘Dancing Squid’ Phenomenon: How Soy Sauce Brings A Dead Creature Back To ‘Life’

Previous 3Yen reports of Cthulhu’s control of the oceans and expansion into the realm of puny human include:
   • Eatin’ lil Cthulhu (3Yen / 2013-03-14)
   • Merry Squid-mas from Japan (3Yen / 2012-12-25)
   • The ‘Man from Planet Squid-aru’ (3Yen / 2011-07-19)
CthulhuAnd of course…
Cthulhu, the evil giant squid, caught on video
    (3Yen / 2007-02-14)

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12 thoughts on “Japan serves Cthulhu?”

  1. I was in a combini with me Julie few month ago, near the cashier there was the usual warm food stuff, teriaky chicken sticks, steamed buns and a hot water pot with various fishi-soupy-things.

    Then I spot an octopus leg, point my finger toward it, looking at me Julie I start shouting “OH MY GOD, THEY KILLED CTHULLUH!!!

    The poor cashier girl start panicking at the same time me Julie start laughing like a truck driver…

    Should have recorded this… T’was one of the first time she understood one of my -not so funny- jokes…

  2. Where Cthulhu shops…

    left_long quotebar 24x260pxSupreme Court Rules JCPenney Allowed to Sacrifice Employees to Appease Cthulhu
    moonmontchronicle.com | July 1, 2014— Citing the newly-established precedent of corporate-religious exemption, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in favor of JCPenney, upholding the company’s right to sacrifice pure-hearted employees in order to assuage the Dread Lord Cthulhu, Bringer of Madness.

    The Penney estate, devout cultists and owners of the multibillion-dollar chain of mid-range department stores, joined by CEO Mike Ullman, sued the government in 2012 when new federal employee protections made it illegal for them to hire virgin maidens for the sole purpose of spilling their blood on the Altar of the Cosmos, with the hope that such an offering will prolong the Great Old One’s slumber in the sunken city of R’lyeh.

    white space is good for the soul“We’re not opposed to the practice of protecting and celebrating life set forth by your quaint, human Biblical standards,” said Ullman last week on Lou Dobbs Tonight. “But JCPenney is not that sort of company, for in his house at R’lyeh, dead Cthulhu waits dreaming. We see through the insignificance of your primitive ape society to the coming storm of insanity that is His rise.”

    The case of Thurston v. JCPenney was decided 5-4, with the traditionally conservative justices forming the majority. Justice Kennedy, often the court’s sole swing vote, was seen by reporters to be looking about warily and muttering to himself through much of the proceedings, as if hearing voices that weren’t there.

    “Our discomfort with the beliefs and practices of their faith must not supersede their religious freedoms,” Justice Scalia wrote in the majority ruling. “By upholding corporate rights, we protect the rights of the individuals who compose the corporation, at the mere cost of a bi-weekly ritual sacrifice of the still-beating heart of a nubile intern or receptionist.”

  3. Did Tentaculatum Maximus aka Cthulhu appear in an a Japanese Ukiyo-e?

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