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Kumamoto hopes to boost recovery with new statues of 'One Piece' characters

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You’re on your own buddy. Tokyo doesn’t care about you.

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Putting them in different towns is a nice idea. There is no shortage of anime fans who are also avid collectors. Have to go to all eight towns to get the full set of photos.

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3 years on, and this is the best they can come up with?

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Expat, we've had a lot to deal with, like fixing utilities and roads and getting elderly out of temporary housing.

The statues were a gift, fully paid for, from Oda Eichirou, born in Kumamoto and One Piece's creator. It is a very kind gesture to his hometown.

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Expat, we've had a lot to deal with, like fixing utilities and roads and getting elderly out of temporary housing.

The statues were a gift, fully paid for, from Oda Eichirou, born in Kumamoto and One Piece's creator. It is a very kind gesture to his hometown.

Sucks to hear you guys are still have a lot to deal with. After seeing how Kasumigaseki handled Tohoku it's no surprise Kumamoto isn't off any better. Great gesture indeed, hope it helps.

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