By Nicholas Hogg
Social psychologist Ben Monroe has lower back to Tokyo after a failed marriage, decided to search out his former lover Kozue. His estranged teenage daughter Mazzy reluctantly flies from California to hitch him. at the flight she meets a tender eastern guy, Koji, a cult survivor, who tells her the tale of the luminous evening princess Kaguya, a robust story of attractiveness and obsession. As Ben delves deeper into the underworld looking for Kozue, Mazzy and Koji are pressured to keep on with, and their 4 lives dangerously intersect as prior and current collide.
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The adoration of military nurses is also evident in the lyric of a wartime song, Fujin Ju-gun no Uta, ‘so gently nursing, her heart the color of the Red Cross’. Along with such lyricism, however, there was also room for public satire and a popular nickname for brothel waitresses was ‘Red Cross Girl’ (dancing girls were sometimes described as ‘the army band’). 28 This satire and ‘play’ with the image of the military nurse was clearly not malicious and probably did no harm to her reputation. Another question which remains, however, is whether provincial women, or at least women’s groups, continued in later years to pursue greater links with the military as a vehicle to enhance their social status.
The songs were mostly written to the demands of the central government which gathered them in songbooks such as the army ministry’s ‘Martial songs for conquering the Qing’ and made them easily available to schools. Writing nearly 70 years later, Matsushita Yoshio recalled the impact of these songs on boys such as himself. 30 The transformation of war into a game for schoolchildren took place through mock battles. In their way, these were more tightly scripted, children’s 36 The proﬁts of war versions of the army grand manoeuvres.
Essentially, these involved many more reports than hitherto (though with no increase in the price of 1 sen per copy) and also various special services. For GNN subscribers in the remote mountain town of Takayama, for example, telegrams about the war or other major events were to be forwarded instantly to the local GNN representative who would then rush the news to their homes. The point was emphasized, however, that this was a service only for loyal readers: in other words, it was a matter of commerce, not patriotism.