by Low Lai Chow in Video on Saturday 1 September 2012

If Jiro Dreams of Sushi, the documentary film that has been making waves in the arthouse film circuit of late, had a companion piece to open the film, it would be this. In this 8-min short featuring Japanese comedy troupe The Rahmens, sushi trivia, etiquette and traditions are hilariously jumbled with outright fiction and exaggerated reverence — even the ‘meido’ from these evergreen kitschy maid cafes makes a guest appearance.