Atomic Bomb Kido

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The homebuilt atomic bomb in both films works as a mechanism for a normal citizen to bargain power and control with the authority. In Taiyo, there was no goodness in creating an atomic bomb. Kido was a person of lower status, often being mocked and looked down on. His dream was to become a ‘hero’. Later, he decided to build a bomb to gain control over the authority, which indirectly made him overcome his insecurity. The song that was played while Kido was building the bomb, was a song of revolution movement, made it feel almost as if Kido was trying to overtake the government by building the bomb himself. As the story progressed, Kido’s attachment to atomic bomb was growing and making him turned a little psychopathic. It implies that the atomic
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