Journey with Kino’s Journey Day 4 – Passing Suffering Onward

Welcome to the third day of watching an episode of Kino’s Journey, talking about it, and talking about things related to it. This time the focus is what it means to be an adult, and how we all form up a society, about rites of passage, and “sharing the burden”.

Episode 4 – “Land of Adults -Natural Right-“

Kino's Journey: The Beautiful World / Kino no Tabi: The Beautiful World episode 4 editorial

When this episode started I wasn’t sure what I’d write of. Young Kino was a cute little girl in a dress, oh there’s an ominous castle above her village, ah, no problem, it’s just a hospital. And then we’ve had some idle musings on the nature of adults and adult-life as seen through the eyes of a child. Nothing much, nothing fancy. And then, out of nowhere, Harrison Bergeron! BAM!

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