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The Movie With Shin and Hyou

The Japanese manga movie, set in China, watched in India in English during the Pandemic

Hyou is a slave who is the Kong’s doppelgänger. Photo by author from Chinese movie Kingdom on Indian TV.

When Indians watch a movie set in China, they expect Jackie Chan. This movie was neither Jackie Chan, nor the 36 Chambers of Shaolin.

Kingdom’s subtitles reminded me of how Hindi sounds when you do a direct translation — it can be understood…




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