188 - Manga in Motion 28 - Pom Poko


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On this episode was watch "Pom Poko" in honor of the late Isao Takahata! Timestamps: 00:00:00 - Intro Song: “Main Theme” by Hasso Gakudan from "Pom Poko", Opening, Introductions, Manga Machinations Discord server, new YouTube video 00:03:10 - Whatchu Been Reading: Transition Song: "Dragon Ball Z" OST “Prologue”, Seamus is reading more "The Land of Lustrous" 00:05:32 - "My Hero Academia" did cross promotional videos with "Avengers: Infinity War" 00:09:12 - dakazu is watching "Persona 5 The Animation" in lieu of playing the game 00:11:38 - "Rokuhoudou Yotsuiro Biyori" is a surprise hit for dakazu 00:13:53 - dakazu checks out both the manga and Netflix drama of "Kantaro: The Sweet Tooth Salaryman" 00:15:35 - dakazu thanks Chris from Canada for suggestion of "Sexual Hunter Riot" 00:19:39 - dakazu highlights manga artists Atsushi Kaneko & Santa Inoue for their distinct art styles 00:21:05 - News: "Golden Kamuy" wins grand prize and "BEASTARS" wins new creator award at the 22nd annual Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize awards 00:23:01 - live-action drama of "Mob Psycho 100" will premier May 22 on Netflix, new gaiden series for "Houshin Engi" 00:25:04 - We weigh in on "Rurouni Kenshin" returning to publication this June after creator Nobuhiro Watsuki was fined for possessing child pornography 00:34:32 - Next Episode Preview and Rundown: we'll be looking at manga from "Shonen Champion" for another Darfox Deliberations 00:35:48 - Main Segment Manga in Motion: Transition Song: “The Tanukis Now...” by Hasso Gakudan from "Pom Poko", review of Isao Takahata's "Pom Poko", we discuss raccoon dogs, the quality and timelessness of the animation, the dense and sometimes adult story, Nasu no Yoichi, the representation of tanuki in Japanese culture, and lots of testicles 00:59:35 - Next Week’s Topic: Darfox Deliberations on "Shonen Champion", Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “wish men” by sunbrain from "Beet the Vandel Buster"

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