Originally Posted by martok2112
Seriously though, rousing applause for a movie is very atypical in Japan. Usually, as I've always understood it, outright approval for a movie is characterized by deafening silence.
So what is rousing applause indicative of? A bit of a cultural paradigm shift in Japan, perhaps?
'A screaming comes across the sky. It has happened before, but there is nothing to compare it to now.'