Yes, those are Japanese war tubas. And you thought they lost WWII because of a couple measly nukes – Dumbass… But on to the important stuff.
There’s really nothing glorious about being in a marching band, especially when you’re holding a massive brass tuba over your shoulder. Chick’s just don’t dig it. The movie Drumline tried to glorify marching bands, but no one went to see it. And knowing this, the tuba player, honking away in the back right corner of this marching band knew this could be his only time to shine – his only chance at stardom, and he took it.