After Dark Symbols & Objects

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The Television

The television is Eri's room is a symbol of a portal. Eri is asleep in her bedroom, but her image appears inside the screen. The screen operates as a window into another dimension in which she is trapped.

The Veritech Pen

The Veritech Pen is a symbol of connection. Shirakwawa has one of these pens in his hands while he works at his desk in his office. Eri finds the same pen on the floor of the room inside the television. This suggests that Shirakawa is somehow related to her entrapment.

Takanashi Milk

Takanashi Milk is another symbol of connection. Shirakawa's wife calls and asks him to pick up low fat Takanashi milk on the way home. Takahashi goes to 7-eleven twice during the night to buy Takanashi milk, and one of those times he finds the prostitutes phone, which rings. When he answers, the...

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