Upon finishing the translation, I never imagined this would become a “viral” video. My thoughts are with you, Japan.
The media artist and an animator (who shall remain anonymous) asked me to make a point that the content is a “public domain.”
This is not one of those “Japan is Better than the US” types of arguments. But let me tell you how disappointed I was to find out there’s no such thing as a “Movie Pamphlet” being sold at theaters in the States. Come on! If you can spare room to sell nachos, then there’s gotta be a way to sell these pamphlets!
I come from the east coast of the U.S. and was snowboarding since I was in college. Because of the area I was in, you can imagine that the slopes available to me weren’t all that impressive, which is probably why this trip in Japan seemed so great.
One of my favorite towns in Japan is Yugawara. No, not because of GNT’s Yugawara Batsu Game. I have been researching about Yugawara for the past year and I really like this town and I admire their hot springs and ryokans. =)
It’s cold tonight and I’m wishing I had a Kotatsu right now! Kotatsu are Japanese tables designed to be used while sitting on the floor. In the summer, kotatsu are just plain old tables with very short legs. But once the temperature drops, the table gloriously transforms into the warmest place
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