Canis Latinicus: "Ad Minchiam"note Minchia is a Sicilian slang for penis, though here is used in an expression to mean "totally random with no sense whatsoever". Interestingly, minchia comes from the latin mentula, which means the exact same thing.
Caustic Critic: despite having the same knowledge as other online reviewers about tropes and how they work (and how cinema works in general), he's kind of more nitpicky about it. However, there's quite a few reviews of movies he has enjoyed.
Character Development: Compare his review of Troppo Belli and his more recent review of Alba Kiara: while he equally and absolutely loathed both, in the latter he was much more able to keep his cool and looked more offended and bored rather than downright freaked out.
Cowboy Bebop at His Computer: when addressing Supaidaman's status as a Widget Series, he uses a Japanese commercial featuring "a raccoon with giant testicles". Apparently, he doesn't know about Tanukis, whose portrayal in japanese mythology is supposed to be just that.
"Watching it was like kissing for the first time. Or making love for the first time. Or going on Chatroulette for the first time.(cut to him in a dark room, in front of his webcam)Is... is that a penis?"
"In 1978, a live-action series about Spider-Man, set in Japan, was made. There are 41 episodes and one movie in this series by Toei. We're gonna watch the Pilot Episode, and believe me when I say that each and every expectation of mine about it was utterly demolished. In a good way, of course."
Nice Guy: as snarky and nitpicky as he is, Yotobi qualifies. To clarify, as stated below, Yotobi's speech patterns are Sophisticated as Hell at worst. Usually, he swears at least once in each review, but rarely more than three, four or five times. This is also because he tends to be very polite - and brutally honest at the same time - in reviews, which is mirrored in his review of the Italian movie Amore 14 ("14-love"). This movie is, simply put, a Teen Drama depicting a 14-years-old girl's first experiences with love... and sex. He's shocked at the mere concept of the movie; it gets worse when the movie shows the female lead starts thinking about sex... looking for Porn Stash... comparing, er, "sizes" on paper... and by the end of the review - where this kind of "discoveries" reaches its logical conclusionnote (not an actual intercourse, mind you), Yotobi is utterly horrified. He couldn't even be explicit about the subjects he mentioned in the captions because he personally felt dirty when doing so. When someone is that freaked out, you can't help but feel a bit sorry for the guy.
His first 2013 review, AlbaKiaranote Named after "Alba Chiara" ("Clear Dawn"), a song by Italian singer Vasco Rossi; the movie's soundtrack only features songs from him, is about a movie that truly raises the stakes about teenage sluttiness. So do Yotobi's reactions to it.
Rant Inducing Slight: Troppo Belli, aside for being a flat, uninteresting movie, generates one because it has, as main "actors", two guys with no acting training whatsoever and choosed only for their good looks.
"I've been making videos for two years, and this is the first time I noticed that 'Welcome to a new review' has no meaning whatsoever."
Shown Their Work: aside from Yotobi's own knowledge of how cinema works, there's his partner in the crossover review of an obscure Spider-ManLive-Action Adaptation made in 1969. Said partner, another Italian internet reviewer (known as iltizioqualunque; "il tizio qualunque" means, more or less, "the everyman"), has an astonishing knowledge of the Spidey mythos.
"Okay, so we've come to one of the movie's most crucial scenes. Do you think these are made in CGI, or are they puppets? If your answer was "puppets"... you wish! I wish those were puppets myself, I'd have settled with puppets such as L'albero Azzurronote "The sky-blue tree", a children's show. Think of Barney The Dinosaur.'s Dodo. Seriously, he would have been enough. But in my entire life, I haven't seen sucky computer grafica effects... this sucky. It's impossible to describe, and if I show the scene in question, I swear, no comment is needed at all. So, three... two... no, no, I need one thing first... hang on, I'll be back in a moment... (comes back with a glass of water) Here I am. With a glass of water. If you have a glass of water, please take a shot, as we need to do that one thing with the glass of water when there's something unexpected. Three, two, one... (footage of the Special Effects Failure ensues) *pffffffffffffffffft* (bursts out in a hysterical fit of laughter) Oh God, I'm having a stroke."
"I've read some reviews here and there... in which the game was given one, one point five... on a ten-point scale... and then I said to myself, 'Wow'. How bad could a game suck, in order to get a one in reviews? Eh... enough."
"While Peternote although "Peter" has actually another name here, justifed due to him being, well, Japanese is riding his bike with his little brother, he finally sees the SPIIII—UUUUUUUUGGGH—yuck! Way, way, way too close to the camera! I'm arachnophobic!! Do you want me to die?! (cue the spider's reflection in "Peter"'s eye) Argh... not again!"