Learn About Japanese-Filipino Culture through YouTube, Movies, and More (Part 2)

Japanese-Filipino culture

If you’re just at the brink of discovering how the Japanese and Filipino culture intermingle, the best way to have a sense of how playful this has become would be to first dive into some movies or shows, or better yet, documentaries about how it has been.

YouTube, Food and Feasts

The most basic, daring and fun way to explore it would be to go to YouTube, smile, and look up shows about food. There you’ll be able to search up on Filipino-Japanese adventures that are focused on how different or the same the two cuisines are.

You can also see how this culinary adventure plays into the celebration of these two cultures. Especially if you look up intermarriages and how the common thread of having that bond between families and friends become even more evident on the customs, both traditional and modern, weave into the events.

The very solid, colorful and passionate way that both Japanese and Filipino culture absolutely love fiestas or feasts also abound. You can check out videos that focus on these events and you will unexpectedly find how ingenious both cultures complement each other and how they honor nature, their spirituality, the value of family and keeping this spirit of camaraderie, of finding that common desire to pay respect to ancestors are seen.

Aishite Imasu 1941: Mahal Kita

There is one distinct movie that you might want to search and buy from online. This movie is the critically acclaimed, Aishite Imasu 1941: Mahal Kita. It represents how love can overcome any boundary, any obstacle that it might face. Although it harks back the World War II, the characters that make the movie alive and universal also shows how valuable both cultures are, separate or together as they see hope in the most unfortunate circumstances.

Don’t forget to also check out the local television shows, especially those TV series or noontime shows, especially comedy shows. They always have something more to say on how real the love that exists on Japanese-Filipino culture are practiced and kept alive each day.

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