commentary: 鯉のり金太 (Kinta riding a koi)

Hiroi Michiaki: This is also a toy. This is Kinta riding a koi, and this isn’t a top, but a toy you pull along with the string.

Mrs. Hiroi: Yeah.

Hiroi: This koi looks like it’s swimming like this.

Mrs. Hiroi: It spins like it’s swimming.

Hiroi: And Kintarō’s carrying a broadaxe, this… what is this…? What should I call this?

Mrs. Hiroi: Kintarō.

Hiroi: A mallet… What was this called? I forgot the name. Anyway, the hammer is really huge.

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