Today we continue the list of my favourite references of Japanese culture in movies and TV series. If you missed the first post , don’t worry we got you covered , read it here and then come back and finish this post.
One of the most exciting thing for me while watching a TV series or movie is coming across a reference to something I’m interested in. I get that nerdy tingly feeling when I discover an easter egg, understand an obscure detail in the plot or hear a line or dialogue in a language I’m learning or one that is my native tongue. *cues moment in Star wars: Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens when Kikuyu is spoken*
Japanese culture is a very essential part of pop culture in the 21st century and as such there are a lot of references to Japan and Japanese culture in movies and TV shows these days. Here are some of my favourite references from TV shows and movies that I absolutely love and the fact that they have that bit of Japanese touch makes them all the more special for me.
The Otaku culture is catching on in Nairobi as we’ve discussed in previous posts. Although the otaku community is present, it’s scattered and sometimes it’s hard to tap into this community. This post is here to give you an inside scope on the pages to follow and places to be to enjoy the best of being an otaku in Nairobi.