This is something that slips past the Western viewers- it looks like it’s reaching out for Chihiro, in a malicious way, to the Western viewers. It’s what I thought growing up.
However, now, that I know that it’s a way of signalling for someone to ‘Come here!’ in Japan, the scene takes on a whole new meaning.
That spirit knows that if Chihiro doesn’t eat the food, she will disappear. And it knows if it offers the food, she cannot be cursed as a gluttonous pig because it wouldn’t have been stolen.
Just a unique take when you have all of the context.
Happy National Tequila Day!
In honor of the big day, it’s time for Summertime happy hour. We’re toasting with a pitcher of Spicy Paloma cocktails featuring grapefruit and jalapenos.
PALOMAS. They are the best.
I don’t mean he sprayed the side of it, I mean he jumped up to the seat, awkwardly adjusted himself in the manner of a cat who realizes there is WATER right down THERE!!, and peed on the seat/into the bowl.
Those brown ones look a little Chewy
THIS IS MY KERMIT FACE, LITTLE SISTER.
Preemptive no unless notmissmarple does the piping
This book is probably NOT what I thought it was about
WEEKEND PROJECT Y/Y
(One of the Saveur Birthday Cakes, from blogger Topped With Cinnamon. Meringue layers topped with fresh vanilla whipped cream, chocolate ganache, and cherries.)