When a band is just about to give up all hope, they travel to Japan where they find an audience, and possibly learn a little something along the way. This week, Zach and Stephen discuss the indie film, Big in Japan.

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A struggling Seattle Rock band, Tennis Pro, take one last shot at making it big as they embark on a comical musical odyssey in Tokyo with hopes to prevent their day jobs from becoming their careers.

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Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment.

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  1. June 27, 2016 at 11:20 pm — Reply

    Have either of you seen the documentary Nerdcore Rising? It seems like a film that bears some similarities to Big In Japan and Future Folk.http://nerdcorerisingmovie.com

    • June 28, 2016 at 10:01 am — Reply

      The Nerdcore Rising movie looks like a documentary, Big in Japan and Future Folk are fictional stories featuring the real bands.

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