Fukushima disaster manga in Japan — ‘The Nuclear Man’ by DC Comics in U.S. — Kids play with reactor toy set (PHOTOS)

Published: January 29th, 2013 at 12:33 pm ET
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Crunchyroll, January 29, 2013:

Food Manga “Oishinbo” Begins Exploration of Fukushima Nuclear Controversy

Source: ManTanWeb

[...] Its is now getting a lot of media attention for a “Fukushima, the Truth” story, which features Yamaoka investigating the nuclear reactor damaged during the quake. The series seems poised to walk a fine line in its handling of the controversial topic. On one hand, its previous stories about the quake affected region have promoted supporting area bu [sic] buying its food products and touring its restaurants. On the other, Oishinbo has regularly dealt with food safety issues, and as such, the subject of radioactive contamination of rice and other food products seems unavoidable. [...]

CBS Local, January 28, 2013:

The Fury of Firestorm: The Nuclear Man #16 EXCLUSIVE Preview!

Source: Man Cave Daily

More on Firestorm here

Co.Design, January 25, 2013:

[...] The toys themselves were met with acclaim by adults and youngsters alike. “During the exposition, I saw that the children thought the miniature nuclear power plant, mega farm and Bijlmer apartment building were completely normal and even fun and didn’t know anything about the political and societal aspect,” Roovers explains. “I love this contrast! The innocent world of children as opposed to the serious, large-scale (and at times painful) adult world.” [...]

See also: Watch: Children Play at Nuclear Theme Park in Japan -- Characters sing that it's very safe, efficient and good for you -- Photographer kicked out (VIDEO)

Published: January 29th, 2013 at 12:33 pm ET
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5 comments to Fukushima disaster manga in Japan — ‘The Nuclear Man’ by DC Comics in U.S. — Kids play with reactor toy set (PHOTOS)

  • moonshellblue moonshellblue

    "This city makes a cartoon of a crime, capes and umbrellas the glorification of slime" Paul Simon


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  • razzz razzz

    Recruitment and indoctrination.


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  • AFTERSHOCK AFTERSHOCK

    does the toy kit have a miniature hospital that features an oncology ward? It's a perfect tie-in to all those isotopes wafting through the environment. Some tiny lead-lined coffins would really be cool!

    There was a time when I would've thought this mini-nuke plant thing would someone's sarcastic answer to this nightmare. I realize now, there's no limit to the depravity of these people and what they'd do to our children and our world. These people are no different than those who'd sell children into the sex trade…


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  • or-well or-well

    Fukushima Prefecture proudly unveils
    A treat For Japanese boys And girls -

    MARINE ADVENTURELAND UNDERSEA WORLD

    Watch the Tunapus glow in the dark!
    Count the beaks on the 3-eyed Squark!
    Look out for the Jellycrabs' poison darts!
    Make a picture with ink from the Octoclam!
    Catch all the fun on our Undersea cams!

    Seafood lunch for children on School Tour Plans

    The Fuku Fishermans' Association
    Acknowledges TepGovCo cooperation
    In obtaining funding for job creation.


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