History Film / BigManJapan

5th Apr '16 10:18:51 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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The final product has recieved mixed reactions, but many were at least overjoyed with the surreal comic touch of the film (if not perhaps so with the near [[{{Dramedy}} dramatic elements]]. Fans of Matsumoto's may be able to see recurring themes re-emerging here, as well as being able to [[HeyItsThatGuy the faces of some of his occasional collaborators]].

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The final product has recieved mixed reactions, but many were at least overjoyed with the surreal comic touch of the film (if not perhaps so with the near [[{{Dramedy}} dramatic elements]]. Fans of Matsumoto's may be able to see recurring themes re-emerging here, as well as being able to [[HeyItsThatGuy see the faces of some of his occasional collaborators]].
collaborators.
15th Dec '15 11:24:00 AM Naoto_best_waifu
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* {{Eagleland}}: [[spoiler: The Super Justice Team.]]

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* {{Eagleland}}: [[spoiler: The Super Justice Team.]]Team]] is type 1.
6th Dec '15 2:06:15 AM Morgenthaler
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* [[spoiler: AmericaSavesTheDay: The Super Justice Team ganging up to defeat the devil monster.]]

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* [[spoiler: AmericaSavesTheDay: [[spoiler: The Super Justice Team ganging up to defeat the devil monster.]]



* [[spoiler:GainaxEnding: The CGI animation is replaced with PeopleInRubberSuits, an American superhero family shows up and beats the tar out of the devil monster, and he has dinner with them over the credits. It's supposed to symbolize the decline of Japan's place in the world or something but... What.]]

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* [[spoiler:GainaxEnding: The GainaxEnding: [[spoiler:The CGI animation is replaced with PeopleInRubberSuits, an American superhero family shows up and beats the tar out of the devil monster, and he has dinner with them over the credits. It's supposed to symbolize the decline of Japan's place in the world or something but... What.]]
3rd Mar '15 7:34:26 PM jormis29
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''Dai-Nihonjin'', released internationally as ''Big Man Japan'' is a 2007 Japanese comedy film written and directed by Hitoshi Matsumoto (of the [[GakiNoTsukaiYaArahende Downtown comedy duo]] fame), who also stars as the somewhat-eponymous protagonist. The film utilises a number of styles including {{Mockumentary}}, {{Kaiju}} and mild satire to build its laughs.

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''Dai-Nihonjin'', released internationally as ''Big Man Japan'' is a 2007 Japanese comedy film written and directed by Hitoshi Matsumoto (of the [[GakiNoTsukaiYaArahende [[Series/GakiNoTsukaiYaArahende Downtown comedy duo]] fame), who also stars as the somewhat-eponymous protagonist. The film utilises a number of styles including {{Mockumentary}}, {{Kaiju}} and mild satire to build its laughs.
12th Jan '15 10:23:17 AM Kenpachi_Ramasama
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* AffectionateParody / DeconstructiveParody: Matsumoto is avowed fan of {{Toku}}/{{Kaiju}} genre and the film deconstructs and parody many tropes within the genre.

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* AffectionateParody / DeconstructiveParody: Matsumoto is an avowed fan of {{Toku}}/{{Kaiju}} genre and the film deconstructs and parody many tropes within the genre.
6th Jan '15 3:52:02 PM Kenpachi_Ramasama
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* AffectionateParody: Matsumoto is avowed fan of {{Toku}}/{{Kaiju}} genre and the film deconstructs and parody many tropes within the genre.

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* AffectionateParody: AffectionateParody / DeconstructiveParody: Matsumoto is avowed fan of {{Toku}}/{{Kaiju}} genre and the film deconstructs and parody many tropes within the genre.



* HeWhoFightsMonsters/NotSoDifferent: The opinion of just about everyone in Japan when it comes to Big Man Japan.

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* HeWhoFightsMonsters/NotSoDifferent: HeWhoFightsMonsters / NotSoDifferent: The opinion of just about everyone in Japan when it comes to Big Man Japan.
6th Jan '15 3:50:04 PM Kenpachi_Ramasama
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* AffectionateParody: Matsumoto is avowed fan of {{Toku}}/{{Kaiju}} genre and the film deconstructs and parody many tropes within the genre.



* HeWhoFightsMonsters: The opinion of just about everyone in Japan when it comes to Big Man Japan.
* {{Kaiju}}: A tribute/parody.

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* HeWhoFightsMonsters: HeWhoFightsMonsters/NotSoDifferent: The opinion of just about everyone in Japan when it comes to Big Man Japan.
* {{Kaiju}}: A tribute/parody.tribute/[[AffectionateParody par]][[DeconstructiveParody ody]].
22nd May '14 12:22:21 PM Prfnoff
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* BeastWithAHumanFace: Most of the {{Kaiju}} have human faces, yet have varying degrees of intelligence.
3rd Apr '14 4:50:53 PM Tuckerscreator
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** The Evil Stare Monster: It's best described as a headless tarsier with an [[RefugeInAudacity eyeball on its... earthworm penis].

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** The Evil Stare Monster: It's best described as a headless tarsier with an [[RefugeInAudacity eyeball on its... earthworm penis].penis]].
3rd Apr '14 4:50:30 PM Tuckerscreator
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** The Evil Stare Monster: It's best described as a headless tarsier with an [[RefugeInAudacity eyeball on its...]] [[spoiler: earthworm penis]]

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** The Evil Stare Monster: It's best described as a headless tarsier with an [[RefugeInAudacity eyeball on its...]] [[spoiler: earthworm penis]]penis].
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