Meet Fukuppy, the inadvertent Fukushima mascot. As explained in this article from today’s Guardian Online.

I am sure there is something desperately insightful to be said here about the co-option of symbols as protest in an international digital age, but right now it escapes me. I post it mainly as light relief. Feel free to opine in the comments.

2 Responses to “Fukuppy”

  1. Anne Harrington October 17, 2013 at 12:42 AM #

    Fukuppy sat on the coast
    Fukuppy made the coast toast
    All TEPCO’s execs and all TEPCO’s men
    Couldn’t make Fukuppy cool down again

  2. John Downer October 17, 2013 at 12:52 AM #

    They went with an egg. One with angel wings, like he died already.
    What on earth were they thinking.

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