25 Snow Sculptures From Tokyo’s Biggest Blizzard In Decades

Very Japanese takes on making ice people.

A winter storm dumped 10 inches of snow on Tokyo over the weekend, grounding 740 flights at Narita Airport, causing deadly traffic conditions and knocking out power in more than 20,000 households. Snowfalls beyond a light dusting are extremely rare in Tokyo, and this storm has already broken a 45-year record. It’s also being blamed for one of the lowest voter turnout rates for Tokyo’s governor election in recent history.

Amidst the disaster, many people took to Twitter to post the roadside snow sculptures they found on their jaunts outdoors:

2. There were a good deal of Totoros:

10. Muscle Milk Guy Fieri??

13. Some sort of shell-shocked penguin?

[Correction: Elizabeth from Gintama!]

14. An akita princess:

Not very amused by this.

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