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Fun / foon Tokyo
Thursday, July 1, 2004
a Mickey Mouse copy of Japanese rip-off of a Chinese Festival , sheesh.
Topic: Japanese life
This is a Mickey Mouse copy of Japanese rip-off of a Chinese Festival , sheesh.

July 1, 2004, AFP--TOKYO, JAPAN: Mickey and Minnie Mouse, who play Altair the Cowherd and Vega the Weaver, wave to spectators from the float to celebrate Tanabata or the Star Festival at the Tokyo Disneyland 01 July 2004 for the special event "Star Festival Greeting", will be carried through 07 July. In Japanese legend the two lovers, the star Altair and Vega, who are separated by the Milky Way on most days of the year, meet just once a year on July 07.

Tanabata Star Festival - one of the lamest Chinese "borowings" of the Japanese culture...it's on par with the "Tooth Fairy". Combined with Mickey Mouse, OMGWTFBBQ! ---To read more about Tanabata...

Posted by trek/taro at 4:29 PM KDT
Updated: Thursday, July 1, 2004 4:59 PM KDT
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