#58 - Katsuhiro Otomo’s MEMORIES (1995) Review

November 13, 2018
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Did you know that the guy who created AKIRA also made other stuff? Did you know he worked with THE Satoshi Kon?! and THE Yoko Kanno?!!?? That's what we talk about in this episode, reviewing the criminally under watched anthology film from Studio MADHOUSE and Studio 4C, MEMORIES.

We are happy to announce that Bill has graciously provided a copy of The Rose of Versailles Part 1 as a FREE giveaway to one of you listeners out there! As we stated in the beginning of the episode, you can be entered to WIN by popping over to our iTunes account and leaving us a 5 star rating and review.

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We will be announcing the winner on DECEMBER 13th, 2018 (one month from today) in our Facebook community group so make sure to join over there to know if you're the winner! 

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Also, very special shoutouts to the memories of both Stan "The Man" Lee and anime fandom pioneer Fred Patten who both passed away yesterday. 

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#57 - SPOOKY Anime SPECIAL and Fall 2018 First Impressions

October 18, 2018
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The leaves are turning red, a cold breeze blows through the air, happy haunts materialize! It's SPOOKY TIME! Join us for our first ever Third Impact Anime Spooky Special! Tobias, Austin, Tori, and Sarah bring 3 of their top favorite horror/spooky time anime to the table, we introduce why we love them, and then collectively we decide what the arbitrary TOP 3 Third Impact Anime ESSENTIAL Halloween anime are. The only way you can find out what they are is by listening, and no they aren't necessarially in the episode icon. 

(00:00 - 34:11) Catch up and discussion of Winter 2018 anime! 

Sarah talks about moving, Tobias talks about seeing Beats of Rage (the sequel to The FP), Tori and Austin discuss seeing Distant Worlds: The Music of Final Fantasy in concert, and we all talk about some horror movies.

Fall anime we talk about: Double Decker, SSSS. Gridman, Zombie Land Saga, A Certain Magical Index III, Skeleton Book Seller Honda-san, and Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind

(35:08 - 35:19) Promo from our good buddy Basil (@itsbasiltime) from the OSMCast! Check them out over on their website for anything Final Fantasy XIV you could ever want to know. Oh and yes they do anime stuff too. www.osmcast.com

(35:23 - END) SPOOKY ANIME DISCUSSION!

Shows/movies we talk about (no particular order): Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust, Mononoke, Boogiepop Phantom, Yamishibai, Higurashi, Umineko, Angel's Egg, Kawobon, Little Witch Academia, Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: Phantom Blood, Paranoia Agent, Shiki, and Occultic;Nine

Listen to find out who talked about what and what we all decided our TOP 3 for the year are going to be! 

Audio featured in the episode: "Grim Grinning Ghosts" from Disney's The Haunted Mansion ride, Rap Battle from Zombie Land Saga, Opening narration from Yamishibai, "One-Winged Bird" by Shikata Akiko (opening for Umineko no Naku Koro Ni), and "Highschool of the Dead" by Kisida Kyoudan and the Akeboshi Rockets (opening for Highschool of the Dead. Bad show, great op!)

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#56 - PSYCHO-PASS Review

October 8, 2018
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Austin, Bill, Tobias, and Ryan W. all compare crime coefficients and review 2012's PSYCHO-PASS from Production I.G and writer Gen Urobuchi.

(00:00 - 15:53) Catch up time!

Ryan talks about playing Undertale for the first time and watching Altered Carbon on Netflix, Bill talks about checking out the Quincy Jones documentary on Netflix, Tobias talks Bojack Horseman, and Austin talks about going to Japan.

Austin's Tokyo Disneyland vlog: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gw15QvtIjxg&t=2s

Austin's friend Dustin who is working on the Kamen Rider/tokusatsu fandom documentary: https://www.facebook.com/TheNextDecadePandC/

(16:40 - END) PSYCHO-PASS discussion.

We go over the main cast and crew of the series, Ryan talks about the real-world parallels that we see in the show, we discuss the series' major themes, call backs to other sci-fi works, sequels (mainly PSYCHO-PASS 2 and PSYCHO-PASS -THE MOVIE-), comparisons (or lack thereof) to Ghost in the Shell, and what the most iconic moments were for us. We also answer the most important question; which OP and ED is our favorite?

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#55 - Con-versations - Anime Weekend Atlanta 2018

October 2, 2018
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Anime Weekend Atlanta 2018 was hype! Listen to us chat about it. 

Ryan, Marisa, Jon, Tori, Austin, Tobias, Andrew, and our pals Edwin and Will, all went down to Anime Weekend Atlanta (Sept. 20-23) and had a blast. Listen to part of the crew chat about guests, dealers, artists, panels, Anime Hell, Video Game Hell, Chargeman Ken, and Jon's not-so-crazy volunteering adventures. 

Thanks to Jon Swasey for the amazing show opening as Gendo Ikari! 

Special shout out to Dave Merrill, Neil Nadelman, and Daryl Surat for keeping AWA insane year after year with Anime Hell, Totally Lame Anime, and Panel of DOOM.

https://twitter.com/terebifunhouse

https://twitter.com/docsane

https://twitter.com/DarylSurat

Another special thanks to fellow panelists NoS Anime, Mongr3l, jimmygnome9, and others for keeping panel culture A+

https://twitter.com/NoS_Anime

https://www.facebook.com/mongr3l/

https://twitter.com/jimmygnome9

Artist that Marisa mentioned: https://twitter.com/llllucid

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#54 - Lupin the Third: The Fuma Conspiracy Review

August 30, 2018
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Lupin is back! This time we're reviewing the 1987 film/OVA Lupin the Third: The Fuma Conspiracy.

First off, Tobias drops in to chat about Charlotte, NC's Queen City Anime Convention where he was the main panel man for much of the weekend. He and Bill give their 2 cents on this up-and-coming con that seems to be growing pretty fast. 

Then, Austin, Andrew, and Bill chat about Lupin! Always a great time when Lupin is involved. 

(00:00 - 24:02) Catchup and Queen City Anime Con chatting

(25:16 - 50:05) Fuma Conspiracy cast/crew breakdown

(50:05 - END) Discussion and review! Twitter questions towards the end.

And that's it! We hope you enjoyed the show. Please feel free to follow us on social media, and if you could give us a star rating or review on either Facebook or iTunes, that really helps the show and we would really appreciate it. 

 

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#53 - Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms Review

August 15, 2018
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Add this one to your anime Mother's Day playlist right next to Wolf Children

This week, Tori and Austin review Mari Okada's directorial debut, from studio P.A. Works, Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms.

For all you cryers out there, prepare yourself, but in a good way! 

(00:00 - 18:06) Catchup.

Tori and Austin discuss NON-ANIME RELATED THINGS like movies they've been watching. They've been going back into their Disney backlog with Mary Poppins, The Aristocats, and Sleeping Beauty. They also chat about the wonderful Mr. Rogers documentary. 

(18:34 - 31:33) Production notes for Maquia. Studio/cast/crew breakdown.

(31:33 - 36:43) Spoiler free film synopsis.

(36:43 - END) DISCUSSION!

Exploring the major themes of motherhood, familial love, trauma, self-sacrifice, and all those good things. 

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#52 - The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya Review

August 8, 2018
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This week, Tobias, Austin, and Ryan got stuck in a time loop where they were forced to watch The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya 15,527 times until they finally did their homework. 

Haruhi is now a 12 year old anime series! Time really flies when you're having fun, I guess. Join us as we take a look back at one of the most influential and infamous anime series' of the 00s. 

Were you a big fan of Haruhi back in the day? Do you actually like the Endless Eight like we do? Let us know over on twitter! 

(01:54 - 14:18) Catch up. 

Recapping Asheville Anime Regional Convention 2018, delicious cheesecake, and Ryan starting Steven Universe and Octopath Traveller.

(14:18 - 17:11) Talking about the new Third Impact Anime Facebook group!

Come join!

(17:18 - 42:40) The Background of Haruhi Suzumiya

Production notes, studio information, cast, and crew. 

(42:40 - 45:41) The Story of Haruhi Suzumiya 

(45:41 - 53:24) How we all first got into Haruhi

(53:24 - 01:28:38) The Discourse of Haruhi Suzumiya

What we thought of the characters and the story, the pros and cons of the viewing methods, the home video releases, spinoff media, what holds up and doesn't hold up, and why we love the endless eight (sometimes). 

(01:28:38 - 01:53:02) The Kyon Theory

(01:53:02 - 02:05:04) Closing statements, most iconic moments, "best girl", and "best OP".

(02:85:38 - END) Twitter questions and social media plugs.

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#51 - Anime Expo 2018 and MEGALOBOX Review

July 15, 2018
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On this episode, Ashita no Austin, Megalobill, and Gearless Tobias discuss the announcements, licenses, and premieres of Anime Expo 2018. After the break, they review the current reigning champion of 2018 anime, MEGALOBOX

(3:43 - 7:10) Short discussion of studio Shaft's Fireworks.

You can read more in detail via Austin's review here

(7:11 - 54:03) Recapping the events, announcements, and licenses of Anime Expo 2018. 

Highlights: Elfen Lied manga licensed (ewww), Netflix green-lights Aggretsuko season 2 and announces The Dragon Pilot release, Armored Trooper VOTOMS home video release, Banana Fish manga reprinted, Legendary Pictures Gundam movie, Funimation Zillion license, Penguin Highway and Walk On Girl light novels licensed, TRIGGER patreon, Promare, SSSS. Gridman, and the Kill la Kill video game. 

(55:04 - 1:01:53) Group question: Would you go to Anime Expo? 

(1:01:53 - 2:16:28) MEGALOBOX discussion. 

mabanua YouTube channel (via his label, oragami productions). MEGALOBOX Soundtrack on Spotify

Sakugabooru production notes for MEGALOBOX episode 1. kViN (@yuyucow) on twitter.

(2:16:28 - END) Wrap up, social media, all that junk. 

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#50 - TATAKAE 50th Episode!!!! - GAINAX’s Otaku no Video!

July 10, 2018
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We've done the improbable! We made it to 50 episodes!

What better way to celebrate than to review a favorite, GAINAX's 1991 parody OVA, Otaku no Video! Before the episode formally begins, we also discuss our takes on E3 2018.

(0:00-2:36) 50 episodes announcement and thanks!

(2:36-26:17) Hamacon and E3 2018 recap

Remembering the Bethesda Banshee, honoring flute-guy, and Kingdom Hearts hype.

(27:39-1:34:23) Otaku no Video discussion

(1:34:23-2:01:41) Favorite scene discussion and TWITTER QUESTIONS!

(2:01:41-2:06:49) Wrap-up and social media plugs!

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#49 - My Conquest is a Sea of Episodes - An Overview of Legend of the Galactic Heroes

June 30, 2018
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Yes, we are tackling the impossible! This week, Bill and special guest Ryan (not the same Ryan from before) discuss their fandom for the true leviathan of anime fandom, Legend of the Galactic Heroes

Austin and Tobias join in to ask questions and be the ignorant fools they are. 

Please listen and enjoy! Are you an LOGH fan? Let us know how you got into it and how best to get new fans into it as well. 

(0:00-5:27) Introducing special guest, Ryan W!

(5:27-35:16) Legend of the Galactic Heroes franchise discussion

(35:16-50:48) Legend of the Galactic Heroes in the west

(50:48-53:48) How do you say "Kircheis"?

(53:48-1:12:56) Legend of the Galactic Heroes reboot

(1:12:56-1:24:11) Wrap up and social media junk.

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