Japan: end of analogue TV transmissions video meme

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On Sunday, Japan shut down most of its analogue TV network (apart from the provinces that had been worst hit by the earthquakes earlier this year).Once I got over the shock that there was still analogue transmissions in Japan because as a westerner I always have this idea of Japan living in the future, I noticed that Japanese consumers marked this end by shooting videos of the transmission end at Nico Nico Douga an YouTube.

I hadn’t noticed a comparable behaviour around analogue TV in the UK.