Notes for Discommunication Seireihen chapter 2

v1.0.0, 2009-07-07
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Title page stuff, in no particular order:

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This penguin design seems to be rather iconic.

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The message on the podium is something about a "hardcore techno pioneer" MC "UT" parody which made the author laugh like crazy. Not sure I understand completely. There is a YMO song titled "UT" though.

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From top to bottom, left to right along the cubbies:

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Yeah, school on Saturday. And you thought you had it tough.

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I put "monster" for simplicity, but she says kaijū, which refers to monsters of the Godzilla and Mothra variety.

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There's a sort of color language for female underwear in Japan. When Togawa says that she would never wear black underwear, it's because black shows some eroticism on the part of the wearer. Don't ask why this is. The only English-language source that I've been able to find is this, but it discusses colors only briefly.

As mentioned in the previous set of notes, Touko appeared in chapter 5 of Discommunication and didn't make another complete appearance until next chapter.

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