Why is Anime so Weird ROUND 2: Guest-Starring TROOTH!

*CONTENT WARNING* This episode discusses sexual abuse and violence against children . Listener discretion is strongly advised 

The guys discuss the oddities of the East once again, this time joined by Trevor from the TROOTH web channel! Specifically, the three men discuss the contrasting marketability between what’s allowed in Japan vs. what’s sold to Americans. Their case study? The Seinen Fantasy/Horror series “Made in Abyss”.

*CONTENT WARNING* This episode discusses sexual abuse and violence against children . Listener discretion is strongly advised 

 

To listen…click here!

 

Topics for this episode include…

 

RIP Kentaro Miura

Tales from the Bookstore…

Deconstructing Fantasy

Faith in Humanity

The future of artist indulgence

Music Included: “Sudachi no Uta” by Anemoneria, “The Homework Never Ends (ENG)” by Sara White

Check out TROOTH’s YouTube Channel!

FURTHER READING:

Trevor’s Patreon

Fact Check: Did Demon Slayer Really Outsell all American Comics?

The Censorship Problems Faced by Manga and Anime Fans

The Keekers and Ferg Podcast

Shrink Wrapping stops, Boost in Sales

NEXT TIME…


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