As Waratte Iitomo saw the curtains drop one last time on Monday, a lot of viewers have been experiencing withdrawal symptoms, so much so that this has spawned the word "Tamo-loss".
A lot of comments were quickly made on the Internet.
"The show has been on air as if it was something that's supposed to be there ever since the time that I was born. I still can't believe that this has happened."
"It's been there since I was born. I was always happy when I got to watch Iitomo on days that I did not go to school. That was how I grew up."
"32 years is such a long time. So this is how it feels when something you thought will always be there goes away. Thank you for everything up to now."
"We've watched it now across a number of different generations. I'm not sad, I just can't believe this. I still feel like it will still be on TV tomorrow."
* Tamori's final speech
The grand finale of Iitomo saw an extravagant lineup of guests, like Sayuri Yoshinaga, Sanma Akashiya, Downtown, Ucchan Nanchan, and Ninety-Nine among others, helping the program go out in style.
Tamori who has hosted the show for 32 years said: "All the viewers have given me different valuations, and given me the right to wear a lot of nice outfits. And I am truly grateful that I have been given the chance to say my thanks to everyone here.". All guests then proceeded to sing "Ukiuki WATCHING" and Tamori ended the show with his usual "So will you watch us again tomorrow?".
But I’m expecting to recover from it within the day.
I’ve lacked sleep, but I can't sleep now with this..
You guys complain and all, but you’re still slaves of TV, huh.
I used tons of tissue w
Or should I say, “at last”.
This totally feels like the end of an era.
Tamo-loss? (LOL) None of that for me.
What work do people who watch noontime shows have in the first place?
that the legend of Big Daddy which will last for 30 years, was about to begin”
Regardless of how many years they’ve been doing this, the show didn’t have any essence at all.
Tamo-san, thanks for all your hard work!
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