To infiltrate the S.P.E.C.T.R.E. base on Ama Island, James Bond has to “become a Japanese.” Doing so is a subtle… Who am I kidding? There’s nothing subtle about Sean Connery. All he does is comb his hair in a Romulan style. He can’t even be bothered to change his accent, much less his looks.
For a Japanese family living in Japan, the Yamadas all speak fluent ‘Mericanese with no accent whatsoever.
The addition of “shin” in the title has many meanings, which is clever wordplay on the writer’s part. In Japanese it can mean things like “new,” “true,” and “god.” In English it refers to the part of the body that connects the ankle bone to the knee bone, just like in the hit song Dem Bones (“shin,” in English, is pronounced “leg,” the s is silent).