Nuclear Power in Japanese Popular Culture

Hope this isn’t an inappropiate link, given that the power station crisis in Japan is still ongoing, but this is a good article on the country’s ambiguous relationship with nuclear power and how that manifests in popular culture. We see Godzilla as a man in a suit stomping over model towns, but to a country that faced Hiroshima and Nagasaki, there’s a deeper resonance to all those monsters…

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