"Why so serious, Batman-kun?"
This week, Ryan, Austin, Marisa, Sully, and Bill discuss the insanely fun BATMAN NINJA!!!
We also take a look back at 2008's anime anthology Batman: Gotham Knight, discuss the history of Batman in Japan, and breakdown the historical parallels hidden between the whacky layers of Batman Ninja.
This episode is NOT SPOILER FREE so GO WATCH THESE THINGS.
Audio clips used in this episode:
-The Japanese OP of the 70's Batman cartoon
-Batman: The Brave and the Bold's homage song to the Batmanga
-Batman Ninja trailer
-Jotaro vs. Dio clip from the finale of Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders
Thanks for listening!
(0:00-13:04) Introduction and catch-up
(13:04-20:08) The history of Batman in Japan
(20:08-42:42) Batman: Gotham Knight discussion
(42:42-1:27:22) Batman Ninja discussion
(1:06:16-1:14:24) Ties to Japanese history
(1:14:24-1:16:44) Wrap-up and social media plugs.
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