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This video essay looks at TAMPOPO’s themes of self-improvement and mastery of a craft. It was created by filmmakers Tony Zhou and Taylor Ramos in 2017.
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This program on TAMPOPO’s influence on food culture in Japan and abroad features interviews with ramen expert Hiroshi Oosaki and ramen chefs Ivan Orkin, Jerry Jaksich, Sam White, and Rayneil De Guzman. It was produced in 2016.
Directed by Juzo Itami • 1962 • Japan
Jûzô Itami’s debut short film RUBBER BAND PISTOL concerns the various activities of a group of friends.
Meet the artist behind our TAMPOPO cover.