So today marks the 48th year of national building in Singapore. Let's mark this day in a rather unqiue way here,let take a look at the subculture and the Japanese persepective of Singapore. Merlion,Merlion Everywhere,for some reason the Japanese seem to be with the Singapore mascot, here is a complation of Merlion Refences:
Setokai no ichion(as seen above):
*Image from at SGcafe post
[C]: Control - The Money of Soul and Possibility:
Other Noteable mentions(Source:Wikipedia):
- The Merlion was used in an exclamation by Kyoto Toshino in episode 8 of "YuruYuri" in response to seeing Chizuru Ikeda drooling.
- The Merlion featured heavily in Hajime Satō's (佐藤 肇, Satō Hajime) reimagining of Shinjuku in the 2005 anime, Karas.
- In Phineas and Ferb's "Summer belongs to you!", The Merlion was seen when the gang was bouncing around the world in a large rubber ball.
Special Bonus(Epic rendention of Luka singing the National Anthem of Singapore):