Doesn't quite look to be a Chu-Chu Rocket, but...
August 3, 2007 5:47 AM   Subscribe

The Japanese Trailer to Kokoro Scan. Japanese game trailers always seem pretty interesting and fun. And, well, most often more-or-less nonsensical. This is for the new game Kokoro Scan, which, um, looks like it might be a dating sim of some sort? Maybe? The animation and segues are pretty interesting, and, though it's 6 minutes -- awfully long for a trailer, particularly one sans any gameplay (I think) -- it's interesting/off-the-wall enough to be engaging. What do cartoon nipples, pixellated white things and bananas have in common? (via)
posted by Rev. Syung Myung Me (13 comments total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
I just saw this a few minutes ago on Kotaku and got good laugh out of it.

Apparently, the game uses the DS mic to analyze your voice and read your mind/heart accordingly (not sure what any of that has to do with nipples or bananas though).
posted by p3t3 at 5:59 AM on August 3, 2007

posted by papercake at 6:01 AM on August 3, 2007

mr sparkles?
posted by yonation at 6:57 AM on August 3, 2007

I didn't realize that rubbing your shoulder while masturbating had any affect. I learned something today.

If you stick with it, there's an awesome segment at around 3:30 where the song breaks into an extended guitar solo, during which the bear plays along on an acoustic. And I thought to myself, "Now there's a character that Guitar Hero II needs!"
posted by mkultra at 7:09 AM on August 3, 2007

posted by eatdonuts at 7:20 AM on August 3, 2007

I suspect there is no real game and that the Flaming Lips are somehow behind this.
posted by itchylick at 7:39 AM on August 3, 2007 [2 favorites]

What do cartoon nipples, pixellated white things and bananas have in common?

Hm ... let me try a few guesses:
At one time or another, all three have been up my ass.
You can't make a proper naughty cake without all three.
All three are names of Brian Eno songs.
All three appear in Tom of Finland cartoons.
All three are names of anarchist groups protesting the World Bank.
"Cartoon Nipples, Pixillated White Things, and Bananas" is the name of the next Gregg Araki film.
Any of three three will do for a boutonniere in a pinch.
posted by Astro Zombie at 8:05 AM on August 3, 2007

That bear can shred like a mofo. I love Japan.
posted by beatnik808 at 8:34 AM on August 3, 2007

... and this, children, is why you should not take LSD. Years later, you can find yourself creating inexplicably bad game trailers and posting them on teh Intarweb...
posted by mstefan at 9:33 AM on August 3, 2007

Gotta love the transvestite at the end, hugging a teddy bear. I understand I come from a different culture and all that goodness, but damn.... that was beyond bizzare and into the realm of "pyschotic break from reality".
posted by mstefan at 9:37 AM on August 3, 2007

The tune was catchy.
posted by Alex404 at 9:54 AM on August 3, 2007

Catchy tune, but not enough weirdness. Come on, Japan, you can do better!
posted by RakDaddy at 9:56 AM on August 3, 2007

The out of place bear! The pink! The song! The zooming into the nipple and crotch! A banana that I thought might be two characters having sex! Fantastic, every bit of it.
posted by saturnine at 2:47 PM on August 3, 2007

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