The guys deep-dive into another huge favorite from their critical adolescence, commenting on Mamoru Oshii’s 1995 adaptation of Masumune Shirow’s manga classic: “Mobile Armored Riot Police”!
In these times, we seek light to lead us out the darkness. So the guys resort to giving commentary on a fun, if grim, anime classic. Afterward they discuss the future of anime fandom, their own experiences with discovering new things and the art of recommendation. It’s Cowboy Bebop: The Movie!
It’s a Steven Special SPECTACULAR! With SU Future having ended, the guys discuss what the world might look like without such a transcendental series to fill the void, reflecting on what the show brought to the masses that set it apart from the rest of Western animation. To do that, they needed guests! First up … More What Can Steven Universe Teach Us? (With Special Guests!)
What are the intentions of the war story? Are the requisite morals good or bad? What else can the war story discuss beyond that binary?
Michael Bailey returns to talk about when to leave fandom, with topics ranging from finding your joy to witnessing friendships wither and burn over mutual love!
Kelly returns for the second in an accidental nerd duology, in which three unrepentant weebs discuss the complications of importing and exporting works of entertainment, how these cultural exports are tweaked for international sensibilities, accessibility, and even censorship. … More How Do You Translate International Pop Culture?
QNA goes In Treatment as Donovan and Harrison interview one on another on the origins of their tastes. Is it about what we were exposed to at a young age, what our friends and peers value? What does our media say about us, and why is media meaningful? … More Why Do We Like the Things We Like?
More fun continues as the guys discuss one of anime’s most notorious features: The End of Evangelion. What can we learn, and what can’t we learn?
Live in session for the third time, the guys talk resume their discussion about Neon Genesis Evangelion and all the subjects the show involves, including voice acting, character attention, male sexuality and the continual stanning of Misato Katsuragi.