Japan came up with putting commercials of Japanese anime, like in comics, books, games, apparel, music and even in snacks around the world. As the World got exposed the other facets of Japanese culture plus their animations, it left a significant impact on them. What’s more amazing is that even though it originated in Japan, anime spread like wildfire and managed branched out to many parts of the world (Michael Hoffman). Gone were the days where people would go out and hangout with their friends during their free time, as now anime takes over. The impact was so great that for most people, anime revolves around their life, be it travelling, during lunch, during their break or even in the toilet.
Also, the film is a source for the study of intercultural communication. The movie “Lost in translation” is an example, which contains the cultural dimensions of the two countries, America and Japan. In this essay, I am going to focus on two remarkable dimensions which are Japanese society values and Individualism and Collectivism. “Lost in translation” is a comedy drama movie and directed by Sofia Coppola. The movie is about two lonely American in Tokyo.
It boiled down to a precious metaphor about how a new baby in a business-suit onesie treats his parents like harried employees, conducting middle-of-the-night meetings and squalling constant demands. That novel notion pops up early in the film and produces some of the funnier and more emotionally relatable moments. Starting off with only enough material for a cartoon short, however, director Tom McGrath (the “Madagascar” franchise) and writer Michael McCullers (the “Austin
Setting her film in Japan, Coppola creates an extraordinary world for Bob and Charlotte, who discover in one another familiarity within an unfamiliar context. A critic Alice Lovejoy suggests that, “Japan is not Japan itself but rather a canvas onto which these Americans emotions are mapped”. For the characters in the movie Japan becomes a dream space. They try to bring in the combination of traditional and western influences of contemporary Japanese cultures. Charlotte’s journey
Because of its regular top of the list in most film polls, Tokyo Story has gained a considerable reputation in the eyes of film lovers and critics over the years. The Japanese drama film was released in 1953, having been written by Kogo Noda and Yasujiro Ozu who is also the director of the film. Yasujiro Ozu is a described as a master of the art in filming who reigned in the period 1903 to 1963, he was entirely dedicated into his work which explains his success in the industry. The storyline of the film is based on the disappointment of a couple who visit the city to visit their children. However the children are too busy to pay attention to the lives of their aging parents.
Through the activity, Vietnamese students like me have a chance to enjoy and get to know various cultures included Japan. Yet, I’m just fascinated with Japan when watching a video series by Japanology - NKH world. My first impression of Japan is the country of natural disaster such as earthquake, tsunami, sakura, kimono, haiku poem, samurai and something like that. Then, I recognize there are still so much I haven’t known about this country. What I want to discover is its hidden beauty, especially the harmony between people and nature, modernity and tradition.
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As an excellent work of contemporary Chinese realism film, it moves audiences through its setting, expression, characters and also the touching plot. For people who experienced the earthquake, it would be a movie that opens their emotional gate. When audiences watch movie scenes, they usually pay attention to the visual effects and ignore the emotional feelings. However, Aftershock gives them completely different feelings. All the details of life including the old bicycle, the portrait of Chairman Mao, the simple electric fan and even the three-cents popsicles at the beginning can easily pull audiences back to the past era.
When I am talking to my friends who are addicted to Japanese animation, their sentence always show up some jargon about Japanese anime, such as “BL” which stands for boys’ love ,“Gothloli” stands for gothic Lolita and “EVA” means an anime called “Neon Genesis Evangelion”. Also, my friends speak short and direct, when people ask them a question, they will reply a yes or no but without any explanation. Secondly, on the part of family, I found my father’s
Sarah is famous as a political correspondent at the Australia Broadcasting Radio News, Triple J, hosting several television production at ABC. She is currently working as a Senior Editor at Debrief Daily. In her early twenties, Sarah backpacked her way around India. It give her a lasting impression of torridity, pollution and destitution of India. When at the airport, a beggar read her palm and told her that she would return to India for love in the future which she obviously did not believe him.