My Hero Academia's Bakugo Finds New Home on the Moon
posted on by Lynzee Loveridge
Whatever your opinion is about My Hero Academia's explosive hero Bakugo, the U.A student is going places. Namely, the moon itself. Manga creator Kōhei Horikoshi wrote in the author comment section in this week's issue of Weekly Shonen Jump that he received an otherworldly gift. Someone purchased a parcel of land on the moon in Bakugo's own name.
Super weird author message from Horikoshi this week!— Caleb Cook (@CDCubed) July 2, 2018
Apparently somebody bought the rights to name one acre of the moon after Bakugo. pic.twitter.com/iAyh3zS1rE
Horikoshi is now the owner of "Bakugo Land" but how do you even buy real estate on the moon? Technically, there isn'tmuch in the way of legal regulations since no entity actually owns the moon. The Outer Space Treaty, drafted and signed by the U.S. and Russia (then the U.S.S.R.) states that no nation can actually lay claim to the moon. Individuals can purchase land deeds through private organizations, like The Lunar Registry or Lunar Embassy, but there's no lunar government to enforce them. An acre costs approximately 2,700 yen (US$24).
この号で堀越先生がコメントしてますが、先日、爆豪宛に月の土地の誕生日プレゼントが届きました!ありがとうございます! pic.twitter.com/CEIwbgUbS1— 僕のヒーローアカデミア公式 (@myheroacademia) July 2, 2018
Unfortunately, there doesn't appear to be a map of the staked out areas of the moon yet, so I can't direct you where Bakugo Land is for your next lunar visit except to say it's in "J-05 Quadrant B".
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