KOMMONSENTSJANE – JAPAN’S HILARIOUSLY WEIRD 1861 LOOK AT AMERICAN HISTORY

Reblogged on kommonsentsjane/blogkommonsents.

https://glitternight.com/2021/08/21/japans-hilariously-weird-1861-look-at-american-history/

Remember – they lost WWII and now trying to inject their version of the history of the U.S.  Next step will probably that “they won the war.”

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My fellow fans of J-Horror know that Japan practically invented weirdness. What none of us knew is how far back they go with that mastery of entertaining madness.

John Adams fighting a giant snakeTheir view of American history is mind-boggling. This 1861 work of “J-History” if you will, features little-known events like JOHN ADAMS FACING A GIANT SNAKE (left) and George Washington fighting a tiger. It also corrects the mistaken assumption that Washington’s wife was named Martha when her real name was apparently “Carol.” (?)  

Balladeer’s Blog’s Presidential Action and Horror Films bit only WISHES it could be this mind-bending. Credit Nick Kapur with drawing attention to this item from the Waseda University Library.

My favorite part: the illustration of Benjamin Franklin casually HOLDING A CANNON IN HIS ARMS while firing it at a squadron of Red Coats! Now that’s badass. And begs for a movie – “The Rock IS Benjamin Franklin!” And he’d…

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