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bring out yer dead

Walk around Osaka and you'll quickly see that most 'parks' comprise eight square feet of mud, a decrepit bench, and a swing for children. No, there isn't much space going around in this part of Japan.

If you see some space in the morning on the way to work, it probably won't be there on the way home, having been built on in the meantime (usually a car park or a block of flats).

The problem is becoming more serious by the day, as it now seems that they don't even have enough space to bury the dead. It appears that any piece of land will do, even some bit of tarmac near an alleyway. Here lies Takafumi Hashimoto. Poor fella.

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On Wednesday, 05 October, 2005, Blogger RisingSlowly said:

Too funny!  



On Wednesday, 05 October, 2005, Anonymous Anonymous said:

Perhaps he was a salaryman and he's buried outside his office.  



On Thursday, 06 October, 2005, Blogger 989 said:

Maybe they should just leave their dead on the roofs to get blown away during typhoons...or am I just being sick; I can't tell any more  



On Thursday, 06 October, 2005, Blogger Lisa Rye said:

...maybe this is why the Japanese are so keen on cremation.  



On Saturday, 08 October, 2005, Blogger Hanuman1960 said:

How sad....  



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