I thought of it as a live action Looney Tunes short. To me, Dai was such a cartoon character.
Excellent production- lighting, cinematography, etc. Personally, my favorite parts were the action sequences set to music. I read in the filmaker's bio that he (they) used to shoot music videos. It definetely shows.
The story was told well. The only truly critical thing I could say is that next time I'd like to see the telling of a more complex story now that they've pulled off something simple (story-wise) with flying colors. This group certainly isn't short on chops. That's for sure.
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