Japanese Popular Culture – Children

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Aaron: Hey Aili, what movie did you watch tonight?
Aili: Totoro.
Aaron: Totoro? Did you like it?
Aili: Yes. Makkuro Kurosuke.
Aaron: There was a makkuro kurosuke in it?
Aili: Yes, here.
Aaron: Really?
Aili: Right here.
Aaron: What is a makkuro kurosuke? What color is it?
Aili: Black!
Aaron: It’s black? And…
Aili: All black and it have white eyes and brown…and black…oh…black…white…two eyes.
Aaron: Really? What’s your favorite movie?
Aili: Totoro.
Aaron: Totoro? Yeah? Who’s in Totoro?
Aili: Nekobasu.
Aaron: The Neko bus?
Aili: Totoro.
Aaron: Yeah? Have you ever seen a totoro?
Aili: No.
Aaron: No? Would you like to see a totoro?
Aili: No.
Aaron: No? Would you like to see a makkuro kurosuke?
Aili: Look! My makkuro kurosuke is over there.
Aaron: Oh, good.