Girls und Panzer: this is not weird

Travelling from the tiny seaside town of Oarai to Tokyo, I boarded an ancient rattler of a rail motor:

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It was perhaps the weirdest rail journey I have ever taken. The theme plastered all over the station and the train was ‘Girls und Panzer’:

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Cartoon images of girls in school uniforms mingled with German panzer tanks. The connection is obvious … at least in the world of manga.

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Japan is, of course, not a kinky country at all, with no repression.

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