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Children Demonstrate In Tokyo: “Raise Our Allowance!”

Written on:September 19, 2011
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“Raise our allowance!”

“Extend summer vacation!”

22 children from Nerima’s Kami-Shakuji Children’s Center in Tokyo took to the streets in a “Children’s Pride” demonstration after writing their own demands on placards.

The Children’s Center is linked to an artist’s studio that helps the children with these activities. The aim, say the artists, is to raise awareness of their feelings in society.

As they approached a yakitori stand on the corner, one child abruptly changed his chant to, “I want to eat yakitori!”, “I want to eat yakitori!”, as adults on the street observed the spectacle warmly.

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2 :名無しさん@12周年:2011/09/19(月) 20:40:53.52 ID:W1VKcYVSP
You know, whatever you might wanna say, Japan sure is a peaceful country.

6 :名無しさん@12周年:2011/09/19(月) 20:41:44.41 ID:94OSh0sV0
The lefties are really making kids do this??

10 :名無しさん@12周年:2011/09/19(月) 20:42:36.26 ID:Kf3Mi3Lt0
Sign of the end times.

63 :名無しさん@12周年:2011/09/19(月) 20:49:51.99 ID:IT8+FUhW0
HOLY SHIT, A PROTEST
BREAKING NEWS
PUT THIS ON THE FRONT PAGE OF ASAHI, NOW!!!
[Asahi Shinbun has been covering its front page in anti-nuclear propaganda virtually every day since mid-July. --Shii]

228 :名無しさん@12周年:2011/09/19(月) 21:03:32.12 ID:kjiSnNeO0
File this under “heartwarming news”

246 :名無しさん@12周年:2011/09/19(月) 21:04:31.84 ID:ReMQU6+q0
Their demands are the same as government employees…

450 :名無しさん@12周年:2011/09/19(月) 21:30:19.62 ID:pXXwjpL50
I want to protest with them, I bet I could pick up some hot protest babes

493 :名無しさん@12周年:2011/09/19(月) 21:38:05.96 ID:K9sJcCoH0
What exactly was the point of this exercise?
What are the kids supposed to feel like they achieved?

498 :名無しさん@12周年:2011/09/19(月) 21:39:07.54 ID:FuLl7mWC0
This is too cute.
I’m glad there’s such peace in Japan.

578 :名無しさん@12周年:2011/09/19(月) 21:49:15.85 ID:tAPGoazA0
Does this mean there’s some adult out there eager to teach kids that they can get what they want by whining [gonedoku]?

Original thread: 2channel (Japanese)