American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Mishima, Yukio Originally Kimitake Hiraoka. 1925-1970. Japanese author best known for The Sea of Fertility (1970), a tetralogy which explores the development of modern Japanese ideals.
- Mishima pottery is named either after the Japanese Island of Mishima, where the original pottery was transported from Korea, or after a radiating character of almanacs made in Mishima, Japan. (Wiktionary)
“I've always loved the "Mishima" score-- I actually own it on CASSETTE TAPE.”
“Blue Collar', 'Mishima', 'Affliction' - American masterpieces all.”
“Incidentally, I found a book by Bob Tadashi Wakabayashi on Google Books that lists a few Japanese terrorist or extremist attacks of the early seventies, such as Mishima's suicide, the Mr Asama student riots, the Red Army in Tel Aviv, and the soldiers hidden on Guam etc.”
“Mishima" family as usual, Namco decided to put the series '"Tekken Force" minigame onto center stage under the new name, "Scenario Campaign Mode.”
“I first became familar with Ken Ogata’s work in the ’90s in films such as Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (1985), Takashi Ishii’s Gonin 2 (1996) and Peter Greenaway’s The Pillow Book (1996).”
“Mishima," the Banner-Genetal snapped, pointing, "that four-story building with the thatched roof, between two slate roofs.”
“In the year of 2039, after World Wars destroy much of civilization as we know it, territories are no longer run by governments, but by corporations; the mightiest of which is the Mishima Zaibatsu.”
“He knows that the only way to get close enough to Mishima to kill him is to win the tournament, but in doing so, he begins to uncover his own past and inner demons as well as exposing a dark underbelly to Tekken that threatens the very existence of humanity.”
“In order to placate the seething masses of this dystopia, Mishima sponsors the King of Iron Fist Tournament, or Tekken, in which fighters battle until one is left standing, who in turn will receive a lifetime of stardom and wealth.”
“Recently, for example, the author Mishima killed himself with hari kiri, and his act was, I think, to prove his strength -- and for purity too.”
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