184 - Anime Interlude 6 - Pop Team Epic

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It's that time of the year again to ask our reoccurring guest, Miki's Stopwatch, to join us for an episode to recap the last season of anime! Time Stamps: 00:00:00 - Intro Song: “POP TEAM EPIC” by Sumire Uehara from "Pop Team Epic", Opening, Introductions, the new Manga Machinations Discord server 00:03:38 - Listener Emails: how "BLAME!" is a great example of 'Show Don't Tell' storytelling 00:10:08 - Whatchu Been Reading: Transition Song: "Dragon Ball Z" OST “Prologue”, Seamus is reading "Manga Poverty" by Shuho Sato while dakazu checked out Sato's new manga version of the subject matter, "Stand by Me Kakuemon", discussing if assistants get credit for the manga they help create 00:19:35 - Miki has read "Kakukaku Shikajika" and weighs in on artist Aikiko Higashimura's autobiographical work vs her fictional work 00:23:18 - Miki introduces an anthology manga "Daidai wa, Hantoumei ni Nidone suru" which is filled with bizarre tales 00:25:23 - The unique setting of Iceland in "Hokuhokusei ni Kumo to Ike" peaks dakazu's interests 00:29:20 - dakazu talks about the importance of proper representation with singing in "Hashikko Ensemble" and autism in "With the Light: Raising an Autistic Child" 00:40:30 - Fumi Yoshinaga's "Anique Bakery" is perfect for Seamus as it is what you get when you take out all cooking parts of "What did you Eat Yesterday?" and leave in all the adult drama of yaoi relationships 00:45:44 - (SPOILERS)The TV drama version of "Princess Jellyfish" makes changes that appeal to a wider audience 00:48:36 - dakazu loves Rensuke Oshikiri's "Identity in a small World", a crazy series about a dystopian manga industry where battles breakout "Scott Pilgrim"-style 00:53:19 - "Mad Chimera World" is not a good manga 00:53:56 - News: Paru Itagaki draws human versions of "BEASTAR" characters for April Fool's 00:55:40 - We discuss Crunchyroll's parent company Ellation outsourcing engineers to Moldova and their push for VRV 01:03:26 - Main Segment Anime Interlude: Transition Song: “Hana Ichi Monme” by BURNOUT SYNDROMES from "Gintama", We review anime from the 2018 winter season, Including: 01:04:30 - "Yuru Camp?" 01:07:38 - "A Place Further Than The Universe" 01:13:35 - "Pop Team Epic" 01:17:40 - "Kokkoku" 01:18:44 - "Darling in the Franxx" 01:20:15 - "Karakai Jouzu no Takagi-san" 01:21:48 - "Yowamushi Pedal:GLORY LINE" 01:25:27 - "Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody" & "Overlord II" 01:30:30 - "Grancrest Senki" 01:31:48 - "Killing Bites" 01:32:23 - "After the Rain" 01:33:35 - "The Disastrous Life of Saiki K." & "Ryuuou no Oshigoto" 01:35:07 - "Violet Evergarden" 01:37:47 - wrapping up the rest of the winter season 01:39:27 - running through the upcoming 2018 spring anime season titles 01:50:53 - Next Episode Preview and Rundown: Manga in Motion review of Mamoru Hosoda's "Wolf Children", Miki is excited about the new Kunihiko Ikuhara project "Sarazanmai" 01:52:23 - House Keeping, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “wish men” by sunbrain from "Beet the Vandel Buster"

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