Japan gets a Banksy? Fukushima appears on Taro Okamoto work

2 years ago by in Japan Archives, Japan Earthquake, National

Japanese anger at the country's constant push to see the atom become a part of the nation's industry should come as no surprise, and a new piece bu a graffiti artist catches the mood.

Taro Okamoto's "Myth of Tomorrow," a Shibuya Station mural that explores the negative aspects of science's manipulation of the atom, has a new panel.

Appearing to equate the Fukushima disaster to the numerous tragedies visited on the Japanese through atomic energy will ring true for those against TEPCO.

For those wishing to check it out, the panel is in the right had corner for now. But major TEPCO shareholder Tokyo will likely not be fan. Get there before it's taken down.


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