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Kaiseki Anime Ep. 10 — Spring 2018 Wrapup

In this episode, Marina and I discuss the previous season’s anime. The bear in Golden Kamui is good. Amanchu is boring. Hamburgers do not require pickles.

It’s a long episode. But some good conversation. We totally did not stay up late last night because we hadn’t finished this in time. Enjoy! Continue reading Kaiseki Anime Ep. 10 — Spring 2018 Wrapup

Kaiseki Anime Ep. 9 — My Hero Academia and Boruto

This week, Marina and I discuss the politics of My Hero Academia and Boruto. Marina is wrong, science is democratizing the ninja world and the masses will one day bring Boruto’s dad’s dictatorship to an end.

  • 00:00 Intro
  • 00:38 My Hero Academia and comparison of seasons
  • 03:55 Lack of quirk-less characters
  • 05:06 The League of Villains and the Hero Killer
  • 07:14 Flow and animation
  • 08:03 Bakugo and the League of Villains
  • 10:25 Adult characters and speaking to an older audience
  • 12:48 MHA’s legacy
  • 14:24 The symbol of peace
  • 16:42 Modern military versus MHA’s heroes
  • 18:17 Boruto: Naruto Next Generations
  • 18:35 Legitimacy of scientific ninja tools
  • 22:20 The ninja aristocracy
  • 25:05 Socialism and dictatorship in Boruto
  • 29:00 The Land of Water
  • 29:48 Naruto as a symbol of peace
  • 31:13 The future of ninja
  • 34:39 Favorite moments in Boruto
  • 37:17 Outro

Music Credits:

  • “Clover 3” by Vibe Mountain
  • My Hero Academia Season 3 OP: “Odd Future” by UVERworld
  • Boruto: Naruto Next Generations OP: “It’s all in the game” by Qyoto
  • “Seasons” by roljui

 

Kaiseki Anime Ep. 8 — Darling in the Franxx

This week, we are joined by a special guest, iblessall of Mage in a Barrel, to discuss Darling in the Franxx!

  • 00:00 Intro
  • 00:58 Guest introduction
  • 02:40 Darling in the Franxx synopsis and discussion (spoilers up to episode 19)
  • 03:19 Overall feelings
  • 10:40 Ichigo versus Zero Two
  • 15:00 Favorite characters
  • 19:55 Kokoro to Mitsuru
  • 25:00 Dr. Franxx background and world building
  • 27:21 The Franxx robots
  • 34:14 Politics in Darling in the Franxx
  • 39:32 Defining humanity
  • 43:14 Other anime exciting us this week
  • 46:25 Outro

Kaiseki Anime Ep. 7 — Golden Kamuy and Hinamatsuri

“I love poop.” — animebnb

This week, we discuss two of our favorite shows this season (or, really, any season), Golden Kamuy and Hinamatsuri. Enjoy!

  • 00:00 Intro
  • 00:40 Hinamatsuri
  • 17:00 Golden Kamuy
  • 26:22 Tada Never Falls in Love
  • 29:12 Outro

Music Credits:

  • “Clover 3” by Vibe Mountain
  • Hinamatsuri OP theme, “Distance” by Rie Murakawa
  • Golden Kamuy OP theme, “Winding Road” by MAN WITH A MISSION
  • “Seasons” by roljui

Let us know if you have any topics you’d like us to discuss! Our next post will be on Darling in the Franxx.

Kaiseki Anime Ep. 6 — Space Battleship Yamato 2199!!!

In this episode, we discuss how I fulfilled my end of a deal with Marina and watched the new Yamato. So you all can look forward to an episode on TWINTAILS soon. We’re delighted to bring the podcast’s first special guest, vuc, our corner of the Internet’s #1 Yamato fanboy!

  • 00:00 Intro
  • 01:08 Meet Vuc!
  • 01:40 History with Original Yamato and Yamato 2199
  • 09:06 Differences Between the Original and 2199
  • 23:28 Favorite Scenes
  • 30:16 Characterization of the Cast
  • 41:56 Outro

Music Credits:

  • “Clover 3” by Vibe Mountain
  • Space Battleship Yamato 2199 OP Theme, “Uchuu Senkan Yamato 2199” by Isao Sasaki
  • “Hookah Bar” by Silent Partner
  • “Seasons” by roljui