Only in Japan. No, really... it's only possible in Japan.

(Well, maybe in Mongolia and Hawai'i too.)

A few weeks ago there was a nasty incident at an Osaka elementary school: a 17-year-old ex-student came back with a knife and killed three teachers.

This week, to help cheer the kids up, twenty sumo wrestlers dropped by to serve special sumo food called chanko-nabe to them. Photo.

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Hey, I'm sure it's more effective than those horrid "grief counsellors" so popular in other countries.


I'm with you on that one for sure.


Nobody ever offers me fat guys and a giant pot of boiled meat when I'm feeling down. *sigh*

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