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I kid, I kid. Please forgive the use of the pun but the manga is noteworthy. Dead A manga review by Say0chan

Utsubora

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Book/Film analysis post by Say0chan

My face when realizing the comparison

Haruki Murakami came to do a reading at the University of Hawaii at Manoa this past April. I read a few stories my professors had assigned and listened as the author read The Rise and Fall of Sharpie Cakes. However, so much was going through my head that I couldn’t sit still because I was hungry. More importantly I thought that Murakami likes to write about or use food in his stories. A lot. With that in mind, I must reminisce to a previous film that was released the same year as Murakami’s Sharpie Cakes, known as 家族ゲーム or The Family GameIn this post I will compare The Rise and Fall of Sharpie Cakes with the 1983 Japanese film The Family Game.

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Author post by Say0chan

The Japanese author Haruki Murakami came to do a talk at the University of Hawaii at Manoa on April 10, 2012. Several professors that I studied under, former and current, came to this huge event along with hundreds of students and fans.

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