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A different kind of success quote of the day

“Japan’s miraculous postwar recovery was the result of doing things in a way that fit the unique environment of the time, not because Japan itself is inherently formidable” Read the rest of this entry »

Everything comes from China quote of the day

“I didn’t realize yet that acting means a different thing to Chinese audience members than it does to Americans… American shows always [try] to suspend their audience’s disbelief… TV in China highlights the acting, not just the actor. There is no pretense in China that art should be reflective of reality.” pg 125

Rachel DeWoskin- A quote from “Foreign Babes in Beijing” that could just as easily be about Japan

Tokyo equals Godzilla quote of the day

”Tokyo, alone among the world’s great metropolises, is a city without an icon. New York and Hong Kong have their famous skylines, Paris its Eiffel Tower, London its bridges across the Thames. Tokyo has no signature buildings, no skyline, no stunning harbours or rivers. In the popular imagination, Tokyo exists as a sprawl, amorphous and constantly changing…Tokyo is the movie set through which Godzilla stomps and rampages.”

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