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Romhacking => Script Help and Language Discussion => Topic started by: Pennywise on October 24, 2013, 09:16:12 pm

Title: Yashichi of Kazuguruma
Post by: Pennywise on October 24, 2013, 09:16:12 pm
I bet Yashichi of
Kazuguruma looks
the same right now!

「かざぐるまのやしちも
 このざまだあ!」

Anyone have any idea what the hell this refers to. It sounds like a cultural reference that's way beyond me.
Title: Re: Yashichi of Kazuguruma
Post by: Tomato on October 24, 2013, 09:46:09 pm
According to this, he's a fictional ninja in a Japanese TBS drama series about Mito Komon:

http://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E9%A2%A8%E8%BB%8A%E3%81%AE%E5%BC%A5%E4%B8%83

このざまだ can mean a few different things depending on the context, so you might want to make sure it fits the actual in-game context. I figure it's probably a quote of his from the drama, so depending on how you handle it, the details of his line might not matter anyway.
Title: Re: Yashichi of Kazuguruma
Post by: Pennywise on October 24, 2013, 10:00:36 pm
So to give more context, the main villain turned all the humans into brooms and dustpans. How this relates to this fictional ninja, beats me.