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Yowai Mushi

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Synonyms: Weak Insect
Japanese: 弱い虫


Type: Special
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Nov, 2012
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Source: Unknown
Genres: Drama, Music
Duration: 4 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.361 (scored by 714 users)
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Ranked: #57252
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Popularity: #6663
Members: 1,090
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Another clip from Tekken, denouncing the intimidation experienced by certain Japanese.


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Aug 13, 2013
Anime shorts tend to get very looked over for some reason, despite most of them can be found on YouTube and they're short, so why not watch them? Perhaps this is because for every awesome short, there is another really bad one. Fortunately Yowai Mushi falls in the later category.

Yowai Mushi is a short music video by Tekken, who also did another great short, Furiko. Clocking in at only four minutes, it is about the trials one man faces and how he is bullied like a weak bug throughout the story and all of the terrible things that happen to him. The message to the read more
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Sep 20, 2016
Wow... This really blow me away.
This is one of those AMVs with such a simple but yet beautiful meaning, one that has the ability to touch you way deep down, for me I was amazed.

The music is okay but it is the meaning of the song which drives the music and the video only highlights it.
The visuals on the other hand was perfect for me to this kind of video and song but it might turn people off for various of reasons.

This song is about you, me and all others.
How we are in this vicious cycle of bullying and being evil against other and living read more
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Oct 22, 2014
I usually love these shorts, they're usually good and short enough that you can watch them even if you don't have much time to spare.
"Yowai Mushi" was unfortunately not one of the usual good ones though, in fact it was an awful waste of 4 minutes.

The story is of a man that is bullied in his childhood, he is later accused of being a 'chikan' by a woman on the train and is thus labeled a criminal, his daughter starts getting bullied in school for being the daughter of a criminal. Life is going pretty badly for him (his wife stands by him read more
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Sep 22, 2016
Ever feel like you weren't good enough?

That no matter what your intentions were or how hard you worked, that good fortune always found a way to escape your grasp?

If so, this is four minutes of an intense feel trip that may leave you clutching your knees in the fetal position by its conclusion. A story that follows a man with the worst luck imaginable, despite being such a kind soul who only wants to be happy and please others around him. Set to a very somber, but comforting song appropriately called Weak Bugs by Toshihide Baba

Master of visual storytelling Tekken is famous for his tear read more
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