With the new school year in Japan now well and truly underway, teachers up and down the country will be keeping their eyes peeled for any bullying, especially after the number of cases that needed dealing with doubled in 2007.
However, despite the ongoing issue and the catastrophes it can cause, one or two schools don’t seem to be taking it as seriously as they perhaps should. This Tokyo kindergarten in particular appearing to almost promote,
rather than prevent,
(click images for bigger, bouffanted bullies)