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September 13, 2009 Leave a comment Go to comments


This was floating in the Okawa River, near Hakkenyahama pier (Tenmabashi station area). A huge duck. I’m not really sure why, to be honest.

The city has been doing a lot of urban renewal efforts focused on Osaka’s rivers, and I suppose this is one of them.


This site has some great pictures of the duck.

  1. Jonathan
    September 14, 2009 at 1:51 pm

    Hah! Only in japan ^_^

    • osakainsider
      September 14, 2009 at 9:44 pm

      You know, after about a half-second of shock at seeing a duck the size of a house, the same thought ran through my head 🙂

  2. Caroline
    September 26, 2009 at 2:25 pm

    I totally saw pics of this duck on Cute Overload! I think it has been travelling the world…although it does seem pretty Japanese in general. 😉

  3. Osakadave
    March 26, 2010 at 1:23 pm

    Heh – it was part of Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman’s project.


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