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'Nuclear Boy' explains Japan's power plant crisis

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'Nuclear Boy' explains Japan's power plant crisis

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How does a parent explain the nuclear crisis in Japan? Frustrated by media reports about the stricken Fukushima power plant one Japanese artist has turned to cartoon to describe the events, through the character of a sick child, named, “Nuclear Boy”.

Hachiya Kazuhiko’s take on events in Japan has gone global since adding English subtitles. The cartoon has so far had more than a million hits on YouTube and is proving successful on other social media websites like Twitter.