Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Strolling ballet-singers and -dancers who go about at the beginning of the new year.
“' The release of Pocari came at the same time of a boom in the 'manzai' two-man comedy act that we were involved in, '' Kitano, designated as a promoter of the beverage in a new TV commercial, told a recent event.”
“There is one story that makes no sense without the explanation, which is based on manzai comedy, but I just considered it an exercise in surreality, so it fit right in with the rest of the book.”
“I imagine that there would have been a sweet spot to do this around 1975-1985 during the idol turnover and manzai boom and right after Kadokawa pulled his cross media thing.”
“Number one was Downtown, the manzai pair Hitoshi Matsumoto and Masatoshi Hamada, with 28%.”
“I believe if I recall right, that I was supposed to be a type of B (or maybe O i cannot recall) like the guy from Kobe who was always doing manzai like arguments with others (to tell the truth, i felt sheepish next to him).”
“And there floats back to me the cry: 'Manzai, manzai!”
“Kitano talked about how hard it was in 1980 when it was common for him and his manzai partner to hit the stage three or four times a day.”
“It's as if you have two manzai comedians talking in monotone, which spoils everything, from the standard conversation to the punchline.”
“New Year's in Japan is also time to watch manzai, a kind of stand-up comedy routine from the Kansai region of Japan that usually consists of a team of two comedians, a straight man (tsukomi) and a dumb partner (boke, boh-kay).”
“For the way they make a manzai routine with Mio predominantly tsukkomi, she and Ritsu make quite the pair where they can switch roles almost at will.”
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