In Japan, buildings go up really quickly, and often there appears to be a severe lack of zoning, with houses and factories sitting happily alongside each other in blissful disharmony.
It's not uncommon for someone to purchase a property next to a lovely looking rice field on a Thursday afternoon, only to find that it's been transformed into an electricity sub-station come Friday morning.
Not bad if you like volts, but pretty disappointing if you prefer rice.
"I remember when all this were rice fields...."
Some houses even have an electricity pylon built directly through the roof, with its base in the floor of the living room. As you can well imagine, this sometimes makes watching television problematic, as parts of the pylon are likely to get in the way of the screen.
A lightning strike would be an unwelcome event for the residents of this household. They have enough electricity to deal with as it is.
The humming heard around here is not that of a hummingbird.
A house with millions of volts next to it.