This Japanese Ad With an 18-Year-Old Grandpa Has a Clever and Quite Beautiful Twist

A meditation on aging

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This story about a young woman and an old man probably won't end the way you think.

The duo sit and have a conversation about the elder's health. His spirits are good, despite a few natural aches and pains. Then things take a turn for the weird, as the woman recalls their history together, dating back to 18 years prior.

As the dialogue continues down that dark path, the man recalls getting into regular fights, and she forgives him for causing trouble.

Watch below, and make sure you have the subtitles (CC) turned on.



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