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YMMV: Bunraku
  • Actor Allusion:
    • Someone comments to Yoshi that the setting is a lot like XVIth century Japan, to which Yoshi answers with a funny look. Gackt had memorably appeared in the Jidai Geki show Fuurin Kazan as Uesugi Kenshin.
    • Woody Harrelson and Demi Moore play lovers who have been split apart by a wealthy tycoon who was infatuated by Moore. This mirrors Indecent Proposal.
    • The Narrator's line "Happy birthday, fucker," is lifted straight from the Faith No More song "The Gentle Art Of Making Enemies." The Narrator is played by Faith No More's vocalist, Mike Patton.
  • Cult Classic
  • Dawson Casting:
    • Teenage Momoko is portrayed by 25-year-old Emily Kaiho, who sort of pulls it off by being fresh-faced and petite.
    • Much is made of how Yoshi is the younger of the protagonists, and inexperienced and hot-headed as a result. Gackt meanwhile is pushing forty (but looks twenty years younger).
  • Doing It for the Art: This movie is a very stylistic film that cost a lot of time and money to shoot, but Guy Moshe just loved the idea.
  • Hey, It's That Voice!: Singer Mike Patton (Faith No More, Mr. Bungle, Fantomas, Tomahawk, Peeping Tom, etc.) is The Narrator.

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