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Should you watch “In This Corner of the World?” (About Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni) | Ichimon Japan 58

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On this episode of Ichimon Japan we ask: Should you watch “In This Corner of the World?” (About Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni)

Topics Discussed

  • About the movie Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni (In This Corner of the World)
  • About the popularity and reception of In This Corner of the World when it was released
  • About the crowdfunding campaign for In This Corner of the World
  • About the serious yet lighthearted humorous tone of In This Corner of the World
  • About the umbrella scene, the meaning of the umbrella, and the persimmon questions (kaki no ki no mondo)
  • Trivia about In This Corner of the World
  • Kappa Taisen
  • The use of the Hiroshima dialect in In This Corner of the World
  • About the ending of In This Corner of the World
  • The normal vs entended cut of In This Corner of the World
  • And much more!

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Here is the trailer of In This Corner of the World(Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni)

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Japanese Vocabulary List

Most episodes feature at least one or two interesting Japanese words or phrases. Here’s some of the ones that came up on this episode. All information is from Jim Breen’s WWWJDIC.

  • Omiai
    • お見合い 【おみあい】 (n,vs) (See 見合い) formal marriage interview

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