A very amusing mockumentary on a fictional 90s Japanese TV show. McCann and Pearce are clearly fans of the material they're spoofing, showcasing a good grasp of what makes Japanese entertainment stand out. On top of that, the documentary aspect of the film is well realized too.
Top Knot Detective is an infamous TV show that was cancelled after just a short period on air, garnering a strong cult following in the years after its cancellation. The star of the show is Takamoto, a self-professed artist who wanted to handle every aspect of the series himself, ultimately landing himself into a lot of trouble.
The presentation is appropriate, actors do a stellar job, the kitsch level of the production is right on point and most jokes hit the mark. It does get a little repetitive after a while and the mockumentary aspect of the film wears a little thin in the final 30 minutes, but otherwise it's pretty amusing and entertaining.