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Flight of the Daikons!?

So, if you readers have HBO and have watched it recently, you might have come up across ads for a new comedy, Flight of the Conchords.  I’ve seen the three episodes that have come out so far, and each has been hilarious in their own way (which is kind of hard to do in entertainment nowadays).  For those who are lazy to click the link, the show revolves around a duo of New Zealanders known as Bret and Jemaine who try to become a popular band in New York City.  The chemistry between the two with themselves and others as well as the band’s penchant for randomly breaking into song depending on the situation makes it fun for me.  After a couple of minutes watching though, I found myself reminded of that crazy Nabeshin work, Nerima Daikon Brothers, and how there are similarities (and sorta-similarities) between the two musical comedies.  Given that I’ve only seen three episodes of NDB, this shouldn’t be too in-depth. 😛

Why are the mascots so damn charismatic?

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