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"The Warped Ones" (1960)
Otokichi posted a topic in Movies and TVThis movie is playing this evening on Turner Classic Movies in a group of foreign language films from Japan, France, and Poland. The theme is "Jazz at the movies." In Tokyo, youths prey on foreign visitors, but are caught by the Police with the help of a newspaper reporter. Some time later, the freed hoodlums seek vengeance on the newspaperman... "Knife In The Water"
Poison Berry In My Brain (2015)
Otokichi posted a topic in Movies and TVA person is at a crossroads, and in her mind, avatars representing various emotions hold a meeting to vote on how to influence her. Does it sound like Disney's animated feature "Inside Out"? Nope, this is the original, "Poison Berry In My Brain," which arrived in Japanese theaters earlier. Disney has the advantage of colorful avatars and a preteen protagonist. I was searching for a subscription/pay version of "Poison Berry," when I stumbled across this site. "Inside Out 2" arrives this Summer, with a Teen protagonist. See what you think of the Japanese Adult version.
May 5th: Children's Day/Cinco De Mayo
Otokichi posted a topic in Song Imageshttps://www.google.com/url?sa=i&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=images&cd=&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwiT19bjwsTMAhUO0WMKHel0C-gQjRwIBw&url=https%3A%2F%2Fhiraganamama.wordpress.com%2F2011%2F04%2F30%2Fkodomo-no-hi-childens-day-in-japan%2F&psig=AFQjCNG5aUY6zL64djZ8bZxIaH_l5XUaeA&ust=1462592018675879 What used to be "Boy's Day" in Japan is now celebrated as "Children's Day," which has girls donning Samurai armor and holding Koi/Carp banners. "Koinobori" song (English) Boy's Day: The ultimate in Cosplay! In Mexico, "Cinco De Mayo" isn't as big a deal as it has become for Chicanos in the U.S.A. War Live! "Cinco De Mayo" "That's NOT War!" you say? Let's go back to 1982, then... Cinco De Mayo: Even Anglos "tiene la musica adentro." Here's an excuse to eat both Sushi and Tacos on the same day, while listening/dancing to celebratory tunes.;)