August 13, 2006

On this date in in 2006 Tokyo faced an accidental blackout which lasted several hours as the Kaiju Gamera fought a tentacly-armed wasp thingy in downtown Tokyo. The battle and subsequent power outage disrupted the regular flow of business and delayed traffic and kept many businesses from opening until the next day. Many residents complained and said that Godzilla would have made short work of the wasp thingy and they wouldn’t have even missed any work.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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2 Responses to August 13, 2006

  1. Akio says:

    Yeah, but Gamera is really neat! (and he’s filled with turtle meat!)

  2. Joel Byers says:

    And as Kaiju go, he’s really elite!

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