Dramatic Sony Cat

BRAVIA is an in-house brand owned by Sony which produces high-definition LCD televisions, projection TVs and front projectors, home cinemas and the “BRAVIA Home Theatre” range for its parent company Sony KK. The name is an acronym of “Best Resolution Audio Visual Integrated Architecture”.

[Dramatic Cat] is a popular Internet comedy viral video, [based on the earlier Dramatic Chipmunk]. The audio used in Dramatic Chipmunk is taken from the score of the 1974 Mel Brooks film Young Frankenstein, which was composed by two-time Oscar nominee (and longtime Brooks collaborator) John Morris, and orchestrated by Morris and EGOT recipient Jonathan Tunick.

Konishiki plays EyeToy with Grandpa

The EyeToy is a color digital camera device, similar to a webcam, for the PlayStation 2 and PlayStation Portable. The technology uses computer vision to process images taken by the camera. This allows players to interact with games using motion, color detection and also sound, through its in-built microphone.

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Konishiki Yasokichi (小錦八十吉, Konishiki Yasokichi, born Saleva’a Fuauli Atisano’e on December 31, 1963), is a Hawaiʻi-born Samoan sumo wrestler, nicknamed “The Dump Truck.” He was the first foreign born wrestler to reach ozeki, the second highest rank in the sport.

Sony HiTBiT Word Processor HW-30

HitBit(ひっとびっと)はソニーが1980年代に使用していたパソコン及びその周辺機器・対応ソフトのブランド名。 由来は「ヒット」するように+コンピュータの記憶単位である「ビット」、及び「人々」。TVCMや雑誌広告での謳い文句は「人々のヒットビット」。イメージキャラクターに松田聖子を起用したことでも知られる。

Translation: HitBit is the name of a personal computer series that Sony marketed during the 1980s. A “hit” is what Sony wanted, “bit” refers to the computer memory unit, and “[the] people.” The catchphrase used in television commercials and magazine advertising was “[the] people’s hit bit.” Seiko Matsuda was the spokesperson for this marketing campaign.

Seiko Matsuda (松田聖子, Matsuda Seiko, born Kamachi Noriko, 蒲池法子, on March 10, 1962) is a Japanese pop singer-songwriter. Born in Kurume, Fukuoka, she rose to fame in 1980 as a teen idol, making her debut with the song “Hadashi no Kisetsu”. Later in the same year, “Kaze wa Aki-iro” became the first of her 24 consecutive #1 hits in Japan.