Boom! "Shriek" Flames *Death metal plays* "Oishi desho?" (SLGV)
December 1, 2014 7:38 PM   Subscribe

If you're only going to watch one three second video on how to cook shrimp, make it this one.
posted by Purposeful Grimace (38 comments total) 33 users marked this as a favorite
 
I liked that the shrimp seemed to be waving at the camera once they had been launched.
posted by carter at 7:45 PM on December 1, 2014


one of the best things I've seen in weeks.
posted by TrinsicWS at 7:47 PM on December 1, 2014 [2 favorites]


Prawn pron pronto.
posted by weapons-grade pandemonium at 7:49 PM on December 1, 2014 [2 favorites]


I did not think the title of this could possible be accurate and now I think all cooking demonstrations need flames and death metal
posted by Hermione Granger at 7:51 PM on December 1, 2014 [1 favorite]


I'd seen this making the rounds and I rolled my eyes thinking it'd be another lol-japan thing but it is not. It goes places, man.
posted by Mizu at 7:54 PM on December 1, 2014


never again shall i consume any foodstuffs which are not prepared in this manner
posted by poffin boffin at 7:54 PM on December 1, 2014 [2 favorites]


I suspect the shrimp might be a tad undercooked.
posted by Pyry at 8:06 PM on December 1, 2014 [3 favorites]


Homer, you've got it set on whore hors d'oeuvre!
posted by xedrik at 8:06 PM on December 1, 2014 [5 favorites]


Now that's what I call "Bang Bang Shrimp."
posted by valkane at 8:11 PM on December 1, 2014 [3 favorites]


I suspect the shrimp might be a tad undercooked.

Didn't you follow the directions? You're supposed to do it in slow motion
posted by oulipian at 8:19 PM on December 1, 2014 [11 favorites]


I did not think the title of this could possible be accurate and now I think all cooking demonstrations need flames and death metal

Is Black Metal close enough?
posted by pompomtom at 8:30 PM on December 1, 2014 [7 favorites]


Is this... (•_•) / ( •_•)>⌐■-■ / (⌐■_■)
Kung Pow Shrimp?
posted by sexyrobot at 8:56 PM on December 1, 2014 [3 favorites]


Harumph. There would be essentially no heat transfer at that speed!
posted by Justinian at 9:26 PM on December 1, 2014 [1 favorite]


Needs more crabcore.
posted by Dr Dracator at 10:07 PM on December 1, 2014


That last turn of the head from "what the hell am I looking at" to "what the hell is wrong with you" was absolutely perfect.
posted by mhoye at 10:35 PM on December 1, 2014 [3 favorites]


Yeah! What was the question that provoked this stare?
posted by hat_eater at 11:48 PM on December 1, 2014


hat_eater, the one woman says to the other "Oishi desho?" which is essentially "Delicious, isn't it!" in Japanese.

This is a beautiful commercial, and the shriek at the firing of the shrimp canon is what really sold it for me. I wonder if they actually told her what would happen when the button was pushed or not. If not, well, that's sort of in keeping with Japanese TV. If she knew, hell, that's great acting.
posted by Ghidorah at 12:02 AM on December 2, 2014 [1 favorite]


It's worth noting that the framing of the commercial is also a giant parody of Kewpie's "three-minute cooking" series of rather long commercials
posted by DoctorFedora at 12:21 AM on December 2, 2014 [1 favorite]


This is one of the greatest things I have ever seen.
posted by feckless fecal fear mongering at 12:50 AM on December 2, 2014


Hungry and frightened.
posted by cytherea at 2:38 AM on December 2, 2014


There are hints of Cookie Monster in the sound track...
posted by childofTethys at 3:50 AM on December 2, 2014


Mythbuster guys need to get on this.
posted by valkane at 5:04 AM on December 2, 2014


Needs more liquid oxygen.
posted by Thorzdad at 5:12 AM on December 2, 2014 [1 favorite]


Eagerly awaiting their version of "three-second gyoza."
posted by needled at 5:26 AM on December 2, 2014 [1 favorite]


Welcome to Der Weinerschnitzel, may i take your order please?
posted by Potomac Avenue at 5:47 AM on December 2, 2014


Oxroast.
posted by Devonian at 7:27 AM on December 2, 2014


Can anybody translate what one woman says to the other at the end that gets that slow take?

It's an awesome reaction and I"m dying to know what it is.

My guess - something like, "Want to do it again?"
posted by Phreesh at 7:58 AM on December 2, 2014


What's this, Pepsi pink'n'crunchy?

[Also this:

Der Weinerschnitzel

One mistake per word. Jackpot]
posted by Namlit at 8:02 AM on December 2, 2014


Phreesh, she's saying "delicious, isn't it!"
posted by Ghidorah at 8:14 AM on December 2, 2014


I can't tell if some of you think this is real--it's just a funny commercial, you couldn't actually cook the shrimp this way. It's like those videos of Americans deep frying turkeys in huge vats of oil. Impossible!
posted by Hoopo at 8:29 AM on December 2, 2014


It's like those videos of Americans deep frying turkeys in huge vats of oil. Impossible!

As God is my witness, I thought turkeys could fry.
posted by eriko at 8:37 AM on December 2, 2014 [10 favorites]


(I'm kidding about that turkey part, in case it wasn't clear. My uncle and aunt did that once, seen it with my own eyes. So much damned oil! That said, what's shown in this commercial is not for realsies and I'm not sure if I'm not picking up on everyone being in on the joke or not.)
posted by Hoopo at 10:56 AM on December 2, 2014


In this context I would totally translate it as "totes noms, amirite?"
posted by Mizu at 11:22 AM on December 2, 2014


That video is not three seconds long.

I guess it's a "Three Second (TM)" video in the sense of a "Iron Chef (TM)" video?
posted by straight at 12:03 PM on December 2, 2014


what's shown in this commercial is not for realsies and I'm not sure if I'm not picking up on everyone being in on the joke or not.

Oj that's a bunch of "not"s!

So you're basically saying you're not picking up on everyone being in on the following: if you propagated this technique on Ask ("what's the best way to cook shrimp") it would spur an answer thread of a mile long about how dangerous this technique is and how you will burn down your part of the town and the next, plus yet another Meta about how bad it is to post wrong answers, right?
Ain't gonna happen, is what I predict.
posted by Namlit at 12:09 PM on December 2, 2014


...all that said, I've fetched my gas burner out of the workshop, and stocked up on the Japanese deep-fry batter, just in case....
posted by Namlit at 12:10 PM on December 2, 2014


It's like those videos of Americans deep frying turkeys in huge vats of oil. Impossible!

Silly person. My cousin and her husband fry three birds for Thanksgiving every year.
posted by Thorzdad at 3:48 PM on December 2, 2014


That video is not three seconds long.

No, but the part between hitting the big button and the shrimp crashing down on the serving plate is close to three seconds (allowing for slo-mo).
posted by Lexica at 9:53 PM on December 2, 2014 [1 favorite]


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