Welcome to the first of RABUJOI’s new “AND NOW…” Series, inspired by a similar segment on HBO’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.
We begin with the common anime practice of having characters purchase, offer, and drink canned and bottled soft drinks — often spoofs on real brands — from the vending machines ubiquitous in Japan. Being in an anime is apparently thirsty work!
Here’s just a small sampling of the practice from our Fall 2014 shows:
This has been AND NOW…!