Stuck in the Middle

“Stuck in the Middle” is a comic series made from 2011-2013, while Ru was an artist-in-residence at the Netherlands Institute for Animated Films. The series consist of 32 episodes with a prologue and an epilogue.

Each episode is a comparison of Dutch, Japanese and American cultures. Maybe this will help you understand some of the bizarre behaviors we do.

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comic_prologue

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comic_episode1

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comic_episode2

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comic_episode3

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comic_episode4_christmas

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comic_episode5_party

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comic_episode6_germanchristmas

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comic_episode7_bath

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comic_episode8_windows

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comic_episode9_spring

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comic_episode10_sunbathing

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comic_episode11_virus

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comic_episode12_gift

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comic_episode13_dishwashing

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comic_episode14_travellingabroad

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comic_episode15_publictoilet

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comic_episode16_pests

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comic_episode17_ghost

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comic_episode18_tawedding

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comic_episode19_grocery

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comic_episode20_newyear

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comic_episode21_breakfast

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comic_episode22_hairsalon

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comic_episode23_birthday
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comic_episode24_bread

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comic_episode25_bicycle

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comic_episode26_howareyou

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comic_episode27_train

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comic_episode28_asianwomen

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comic_epilogue

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