We have learned from reliable sources that the Japanese banking crisis shows no signs of improvement. If anything, it is worsening.

Following last week's announcement that Origami Bank had folded, we have received more breaking news.According to our sources, Sumo Bank has gone belly up and Bonsai Bank is preparing to cut back some of its branches.

Karaoke Bank is up for sale and is (you got it!) going for a song! Furthermore, shares in Kamikaze Bank have taken a nose-dive and 500 back-office staff at Karate Bank got the chop.

Analysts report there is something fishy going on at Sushi Bank and staff there fear they may be in for a raw deal.

Stay tuned...