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Japan Upset Over French Cartoon Poking Fun at Post-Fukushima Tokyo Olympic Bid

Japan will formally protest about a cartoon in a French satirical weekly of sumo wrestlers with extra limbs at the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant.

The caption says: "Thanks to Fukushima, sumo is now an Olympic sport", a reference to Tokyo's successful bid to host the 2020 Olympic Games.

Japan overcame concerns about the plant, which was crippled by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, to win the bid.

Source: BBC. Read full article. (link)

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  • wwhorton||

    It's been a long, long time since the French have been in any position to talk shit to anyone.

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