While the infamous nail bat is the star of the following picture, one cannot help but notice the sword on the young Yachiyo’s backpack. Apparently, the problems with lolicon in Japan has escalated to the point where young girls need to arm themselves. Kyouko is just carrying the nail bat to look cool.
I didn’t really plan on revisting the subject of nail bats, but examples from Honey & Clover, Mahoraba ~Heartful days~, and SHUFFLE! made me change my mind temporarily. Speaking of SHUFFLE!, the sensei reminds me of Chizuru for some reason… My eyes hurt, but that should be of no concern to you […]
Gregg finally sent me a picture from Escape from New York where you can see the infamous nail bat that I referred to before and recently mentioned (September 8); the other picture is from GTO. Since Escape from New York came out a while ago (1981), it makes me wonder if the nail bat […]
Given the small amount of people who visit this site, I’m always amazed when people actually respond to stuff I post here. For instance, Brandon and Gregg both emailed me to tell me that they remembered a nail bat from the movie Escape from New York; Gregg said he’d try to get me the DVD […]
One of the sillier notions in anime is the nail bat. I don’t know about you, but I had never seen such a thing until I watched anime. The bat is a pretty common weapon in the states, but I don’t recall ever seeing any with nails in them; I could have just missed […]