Konnyaku is a kinda unique Japanese food. I looked it up in a Japanese-English dictionary; it was defined as “solidified jelly made from the rhizome of devil’s tongue”. It don’t know what that means either. To describe, it is basically a tough, grey, savoury jelly.
Every morning the boys watch a children’s song program, and the clip below is this month’s “song of the month”. It cracks us up every time we see it. It’s Disney meets Kiss in 1978. The words go something like:
Konnyaku, it has no bones,
Floppy, floppy, floppy, floppy,
It suddenly starts dancing,
Floppy, floppy, floppy.
It’s yummy in oden.
Floppy, floppy, bouncy, bouncy.
Konnyaku, it has no spine….
…. you get the picture.
For reference, this is the sort of stuff these two presenters usually do: