281_Anti Nuke: The Japanese street artist taking on Tokyo, TEPCO and the nation's right-wing extremists 281_Anti Nuke

Mitchell, Jon
June 2013
Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus;6/17/2013, Vol. 11 Issue 24, p1
The author discusses the Japanese artist, 281 Anti Nuke's campaign against the Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) and the Japanese government's nuclear activities. A comparison between Anti Nuke and street artist, Banksy is provided. Anti Nuke's posters have incurred the anger of the right-wing extremists in Japan who branded him as a dangerous criminal. The group urged the public to help put a stop to Anti Nuke's activities. Anti Nuke describes his experience with the March 11, 2011 earthquake and the meltdowns at the TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.


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