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Japanese family lives and works in a milk carton house in Hiroshima

By Oona McGee, RocketNews24

Forget the little old lady who lived in a shoe; there’s a Japanese family who lives in a milk carton.

Mirasaka is a quiet, nondescript country town, surrounded by fields and consisting largely of low-rise houses, located about an hour-and-a-half away from Hiroshima Station by car. Despite its quaint appearance, though, there’s one local landmark that makes the town stand out, attracting so much attention it’s even been shown on national television to gasps of surprise and excited applause.

Shaped and colored to look like the “Mainichi Gyunyu”, or “Daily Milk” brand, the red-white-and-blue building stands tall above the other houses in the area.

The building houses a milk store, run by a family business that lives on the premises and also delivers the dairy product to the neighborhood.

The giant milk carton has been gracing the town with its presence for more than 30 years. Here’s hoping it’s still there providing milk to the locals with its happy facade for many more years to come.

Information Giant Milk Carton/大迫牛乳店 Address: Hiroshima-ken, Miyoshi-shi, Mirasaka, Mirasakachō 673−3 広島県三次市三良坂三良坂町673-3 Hours: 6 a.m. – 6 p.m. (Closed Sundays) *Hours may vary without prior notice

Source: Tabetainjya

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Heheheh where's the missing children?

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Heheheh where's the missing children?

-Give them some money and you can put your face on that carton.

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Easy enough to tell a taxi where to take you home to. Anyway, cute story. Hope the milk never dries up.

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