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I don't know any jokes about running radishes. Please supply your own.

"From the Department of Awesome Anthropomorphic Foodstuffs:" photos of a particularly delightful Daikon radish, brought to you by @Konsai_umemama, a farmer in Hyogo prefecture.
posted by ocherdraco on Nov 5, 2012 - 30 comments

In which a young girl creates a giant radish spaceship, becomes its captain, then returns two years later in a bunny outfit with super powers.

Here is the opening anime from the 20th Japan Science Fiction Convention, Daicon III (1981). And here is the follow-up anime for the 22nd convention, Daicon IV (1983). Both are loaded with pop culture references, and are (I hear) famous among Japanese anime fans. Here's some more information on them. The student animators of these shorts went on to found the anime studio GAINAX, which you may have heard of. GAINAX previously: one two
posted by JHarris on Dec 13, 2011 - 19 comments

the fighting daikon

Would somebody please think of the radish? Well, the Japanese certainly do. (More news stories in Japanese.)
posted by of strange foe on Feb 3, 2006 - 16 comments

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