Sony’s Betamax is the 12.7 mm (0.5 inch) home videocassette tape recording format introduced in 1975 and derived from the earlier, professional 19.1 mm (0.75 inch) U-matic video cassette format. Like the video home recording system VHS introduced by JVC in 1976, it had no guard band, and used azimuth recording to reduce cross-talk. The “Betamax” name came from the fact that when the tape ran through the transport it looked like the Greek letter “Beta”.
Benjamin Edward Stiller (born November 30, 1965) is an Emmy-winning American comedian, actor, film producer and director. He is the son of Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara, both of whom are veteran comedians and actors themselves.
The traditional Chuhai is lemon flavored with a shochu base, though some modern commercial variants have a vodka base. The flavors available have recently also multiplied, including lime, grapefruit, apple, orange, pineapple, etc.
The first subtitle is strangely incorrect. The van actually reads:
「ひっこし野郎」 “[The] Moving Guys”.
Tokyo Stadium (Japanese: 東京スタジアム) is a multipurpose stadium located in Chofu, Tokyo, Japan.
The stadium was founded at Kantō Mura, the redevelopment area formerly used by USFJ, in March 2001. It was the first stadium in Japan that offered its naming rights, which were sold to Ajinomoto Co., Inc. with a 5-year 1.2 billion yen (about 10 million United States dollars) contract, from March 2003 to February 2008. As a result, it is currently named Ajinomoto Stadium (Japanese:味の素スタジアム).
Laryngitis is an inflammation of the larynx. It causes hoarse voice or the complete loss of the voice because of irritation to the vocal folds (vocal cords).
Ajinomoto Co., Inc. (味の素株式会社, Ajinomoto Kabushiki-gaisha) is a Japanese company that produces food seasonings, cooking oils, foods and pharmaceuticals. The literal translation of Aji no Moto is “Essence of Taste”, used as a trademark for the company’s monosodium glutamate (MSG). Ajinomoto currently produces around 33% of the world’s MSG.