mjf314 wrote: ↑January 15th, 2021, 4:57 pm
Can you give a few examples?
It depends what defines the film for you of course. For me it's part of the Japanese "school club dramedies" niche (including films like Linda, Linda, Linda
, Swing Girls
, Hula Girls
, Water Boys
, The Kirishima Thing
and no doubt plenty of others I'm forgetting right now. None of these films are about time travel though, none of them are this focused on comedy either, so your mileage may vary
Edit: the comedy reminded me a little too much of this guy
. I guess you could add Robot Contest to that list too then
Torgo wrote: ↑January 15th, 2021, 5:10 pm
Don't want to use this as an argument to force people to enjoy this movie more retroactively (it's pointless), but mind that this weird crazy Japanese comedy thingy might have appeared fresher in 2005 than in 2021.
I wonder. 2004 brought us Japanese comedies like Survive Style 5+, Taste of Tea and Kamikaze Girls. I doubt this film would've felt incredibly fresh and crazy after that. The years before we had films like Party 7, Monday, The Happiness of The Katakuris and Battlefield Baseball. This feels .. quite safe and normal I think. But yeah, if you missed all that I guess it's definitely goofier that the average comedy.