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Anime Ichiban Final: A Buncha Weebs Signing Off
At last, it's time to bring the chapter of Anime Ichiban to a close. We've laughed, we've never cried, and we've had good times. We take a moment to reminisce about the journey this podcast has been and what it's brought into our lives. please enjoy our final episode.
0:00 - Introductions and favorite podcast moments
11:32 - Most memorable anime of 2020
1:08:55 - What has anime brought into our lives?
1:22:41 - Closing and farewells
Intro - "A Cruel Angel's Thesis" by Yoko Takahasi (NEon Genesis Evangelion opening theme)
Outro - "Dango Daikazoku" by Chata (CLANNAD ending theme)
Anime Ichiban 51: Punching Lights Out
The anime industry is trying to be more inclusive of female talents and the Cowboy Bebop Netflix live-action series is trying to not be terrible. The crew tackle this and more in this penultimate episode of the podcast.
0:00 - Introductions
5:54 - Minako Fujiyoshi speaks to the difficulties of being a female anime producer
31:13 - Current YouTube population of VTubers
34:50 - Cowboy Bebop live-action trailer discussion
48:30 - SHITUSMON! What were the most impactful anime of 2019?
1:28:21 - Closings remarks & shoutouts
Intro - "Theme of the NOMAD" by mabanua (Megalobox 2: NOMAD opening theme)
Outro - "from the edge" by LiSA (Kimetsu no Yaiba: Demon Slayer ending theme)
Anime Ichiban 50: And Then There Was Space
A recent interview with the writer of Zombieland Saga reveals just how much effort went into writing a trans character and companies continue to try, and fail, to copyright silly things.
0:00 - Introductions
10:53 - Zombieland Saga's writer and producer talk about writing Lily's character
28:05 - Shueisha fails in copyrighting Demon Slayer patterns
35:53 - SHITSUMON! Looking back at the most impactful anime of 2018
1:13:23 - Closing remarks and shoutouts
Intro - "KISS OF DEATH" by Hyde (Darling in the FRANXX opening theme)
Outro - "From Here From Now On" by Inori Minase, Kana Hanazawa, Yuka Iguchi, and Saori Hayami (A Place Further Than the Universe ending theme)
Anime Ichiban 49: A Sea of Stars and Water
The gang is back after a short break! We have a rare instance of a Western franchise getting the anime treatment with Star Wars Visions but don't get comfortable yet, because to balance it out One Piece is now getting a Netflix live-action adaptation and the gang isn't sure if that's a net positive or net negative.
0:00 - Opening segment and introductions
16:06 - Star Wars Visions PV Impressions
31:44 - One Piece Netflix live-action series announcement
56:03 - In other news!
1:04:00 - SHITSUMON! The most influential anime of 2017
1:29:03 - Closing remarks and shoutouts
Intro - "We Are!" by Hiroshi Kitadani (One Piece opening theme)
Outro - "Hoshi wo Tadoreba" by Ohara Yuiki (Little Witch Academia ending theme)
Anime Ichiban 48: Pokémon Living it Up!
After far, far too long the whole crew is finally reunited in the same episode! It looks like Pokémon is going to be getting a full, live-action TV series and for once that doesn't seem like a bad thing. Meanwhile, 2016 had some pretty important shows.
0:00 - Introductions
6:12 - Netflix live-action Pokémon TV series reportedly in early production
28:11 - In other news: Mamoru Hosoda's Belle box office performance, Higurashi spoiler legal ninja squad, and Ghibli Museum fundraiser
50:09 - SHITSUMON! Discussing the most impactful shows of 2016
1:32:06 - Closing remarks and shoutouts
Intro - "Pokémon Theme" by Jason Paige (Pokémon season 1 opening theme)
Outro - "Update" by miwa (My Hero Academia Season 3 ending theme)
Anime Ichiban 47: May the Weebs Be With You
Star Wars is getting a pretty sick looking anime project and weebs who have little idea how the industry actually works pretend they know it all in this Anime Ichiban episode.
00:00 - Introductions and video game chatter
14:20 - Star Wars Visions
38:22 - Anime Tube
54:02 - Vtubers
1:10:44 - Closing remarks and shoutouts
Intro - “Caesura of Despair” by IRyS
Outro - “Black Out” by OBSYDIA