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Should amuse someone Apr. 7th, 2004 09:52 am
The Takadanobaba district of Tokyo will introduce Astro Boy currency Wednesday as part of local revitalization efforts.

http://www.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/getarticle.pl5?nn20040407a4.htm

From: ravenevermore
Date: April 7th, 2004 - 02:03 am (Link)
consider someone amused.
From: valkyriekaren
Date: April 7th, 2004 - 02:05 am (Link)
*shakes head* only in Japan!

I do like the idea of rewarding people for environmental and community-benefiting activities, though.
From: sashajwolf
Date: April 7th, 2004 - 03:45 am (Link)
*shakes head* only in Japan!

Actually, it reminds me a bit of LETs schemes here, only with physical tokens of exchange, which would make it easier to administer. Naming it after Astro Boy does seem very Japanese, though.