"It never fails to amaze me, Japan. You know, we drop two f**king atom bombs on you. We firebomb this place. We force your Emperor to admit he's not immortal on f**king TV, we just decimate you and they say, 'Right, you know what, watch this', and become an economic powerhouse." Manic Street Preachers frontman James Dean Bradfield is impressed with Japan's recovery after World War II.