Since the last weekend, Japan is officially nuclear power free. On Saturday, the 6th of May, the last reactor in Hokkaido has been shut down. According to the Guardian,

Last-ditch attempts by the prime minister, Yoshihiko Noda, to win support for the early restart of two reactors at Oi power plant in western Japan have failed amid a hardening of public opposition to nuclear power.

Of course, anti-nuclear activists have been celebrating this once-in-a-lifetime-success all weekend. Who would have imagined a year ago that all reactors would shut down so soon after the Fukushima disaster in 2011?

Watch them celebrating (last Sunday, Koenj, Tokyo) in the following video:

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