Tentacles were nestled all snug in their beds…

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All the Cthulhus were nestled all snug in their tentacle beds / As visions of Japanese schoolgirls danced in the heads

 
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The 3Yen’s previous reports Tentacle Miracles of this Holy Season include:

‘Gunkanjima’—drone video of Japan’s ‘Battleship Island’ in ultra-HD

Whoa! Japan’s “Battleship Island”–‘Gunkanjima’ (軍艦島) shot by a drone in 4K ultra HD video.

Previous reports of creepy Gunkanjima—Battleship Island’ on the 3Yen include:

Learn more details at the video’s official website:
   • facebook.com/battleshipisland
and at:
   • wikipedia.org/wiki/Hashima_Island

Japan’s drip, drip, drip…

Remember the Fukushima Meltdown of 2011 (Wiki)?
It has been more than three years since the disaster and Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant is still drip, drip, dripping…

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Previous posts about the Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown on the 3Yen include:
   • TEPCO’s Valentine for Japan (3Yen / 2013-10-17)
   • Cthulhu mascot for the radioactive coast (3Yen / 2013-10-17)
   • Radioactive pigs over-run Fukushima! (3Yen / 2013-09-25)
   • TEPCO admits the Fukushima nuclear leak is ’serious’

Welcome to my nightmare…Japan

Here’s my nightmare commute on the Wangan Highway* in the Keihin District of the Tokyo-Yokohama industrial megalopolis.

Previous/endless Japanese nightmares I have covered on the 3Yen include:
   • Japan’s national tree–concrete utility pole (3Yen / 2011-01-14
   • 10 Ugly Rivers of the World (3Yen / 2010-02-05)
   • Japanese Junkspace (3Yen / 2008-06-29)
   • Ill-Machine, Tokyo (3Yen / 2008-01-22)

The Kraken Arises in Tokyo Bay!

One of the Cute Cthulhu Cohort has appeared in Tokyo Bay!

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big little squid in tokyo bay
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A few of the many squidly stories previously reported here include:
   • Man from Planet Squid-aru (3Yen / 2011-07-19)
   • eatin’ l’il Cthulhu (3Yen / 2013-03-14)
   • Masses of radioactive tentacles crawl onto the beach in Japan (3Yen / 2012-07-27)
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Pikachu protests the continuing Fukushima nuclear fcukup in central London

As you can see in the photo below, even Pikachu (L) as well as Shinto’s trickster fox spirit, Kitsune/ (R), are protesting the continuing Fukushima nuclear fcukup in central London.

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London Evening Standard | 15 March 2014
Dozens of people protested in central London against nuclear power today following the third anniversary of the Fukushima disaster in Japan protesters gathered at Hyde Park Corner before marching past the Japanese Embassy and one of the buildings housing the Tokyo Electric Companymore