Saturday, January 27, 2007
Haruhi Suzumiya: Dance Craze!
Six videos play in parallel, illuminating the latest (or, who knows, maybe this was yesterday's) craze in Japan.
In the top center: the closing credits to "The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya", an anime feature. As in America's "Down With Love", the credits are juxtaposed with a dance number, in this case over a pop song that is the exact opposite of melancholy.
In the lower center: the dance number, full frame without credits.
To the left and right of each are fan-created versions of the same clips.
We missed the Ok Go backyard dance competition.
We gotta get in on this one.
Below: the full frame dance.