TOKYO COMEDY STORE (HD 1080p)
84min documentary featured on the DOC: Documentary Channel, and available on DVD with bonus footage... Purchase info @ www.TokyoComedyMovie.com
The "Tokyo Comedy Store" is a documentary about English speaking comedians in Tokyo, Japan. It is aimed at a western audience with the intent to educate, entertain, and inform westerners about the various underground cultural experiences in Tokyo.
The movie follows Brian Anderson, an American soldier stationed overseas, as he struggles to make his way as a stand up comedian in a foreign land. This content rich program also includes in-depth interviews with the comedians, their views on Japanese comedy vs. American comedy, and performances from their acts; peppered with live music from local Japanese rock bands and other live performing artists in the Tokyo area.