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'Nuclear Boy' Cartoon Explains Japan's Nuclear Crisis To Kids (VIDEO)

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JAPAN NUCLEAR CRISIS

What's going on in Japan? Even for those following developments closely, the unfolding nuclear crisis isn't easy to understand.

There has been no shortage of Japan nuclear crisis timelines, interactives and explainers, but how do you explain the situation to children? A new cartoon tries to do just that.

The "Nuclear Boy" animation is less than five minutes long. It personifies the nuclear plant in Fukushima as a sick child.

According to The Daily What, the cartoon aired on Japanese national television.

See how "Nuclear Boy" summarizes the nuclear crisis below and then share your reaction. Is it useful? Informative? Inappropriate? Add your take in the comments.

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