Guest Author - Taisha Turner
The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift as the film’s name implies take place in Tokyo, Japan. Sean Boswell, the film’s hero, is thrust into the cultures of Tokyo and street drifting. The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift is a wonderful way to view modern Tokyo, Japan.
Sean travels to live with his father who resides in a typical small apartment in Tokyo. There are shots of the small apartment rooms even the bathroom. When Sean draws his bedroom curtains aside, he looks directly into his neighbor’s window which is only inches away.
Sean travels the highly lighted streets of Tokyo. We and Sean view the bright neon advertisements. There are many business establishments the Westerner will recognize. Count them. There are massive crowds on the sidewalks of the densely populated city. Surveillance cameras mount the buildings.
We, with Sean, go to a high school in Tokyo. In the school, the students do not wear their street shoes in the classroom. Special slippers are worn. Street shoes are removed and stored in a cubicle outside the classroom’s door. The lunchroom offerings look strange to Sean, but he finds the food delicious.
The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift contains so many scenes of Tokyo, Japan. There are shots of a parking garage, capsule sleeping quarters, a traditional Japanese bath, street vending machines and much, much more. The film is excellent for the person interested in everyday life in Tokyo. The Southeast Asia website reccommend the reader to drift and watch The Fast and The Furious: Tokyo Drift. Take a swift ride to Tokyo, Japan.
Oh yes, what is drifting? It is a driving technique invented in Japan. Drifting occurs when the car’s rear wheels are slipping at a greater angle than the front wheels. This allows the driver to handle turns more smoothly when racing. The technique was adopted by the street racing crowd which Sean becomes a member.
Watch The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift. Both the city of Tokyo, Japan and street drifting is very interesting. Also, the fast pace film shows teenagers are the same over the world.
Get your copy of the film The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift. Travel with Sean Boswell to Tokyo and discover the exciting world of street drifting. The DVD is available from Amazon.
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