This week, Draggle and I discuss Angolmois: Record of Mongol Invasion, a historical fiction based on the very real Mongol invasion of Japan in 1274, beginning with Tsushima Island. Reality and fantasy mix in this surprising find of the season, making for a fascinating interpretation of this overlooked period of time.
- 00:00 Intro
- 00:35 Summary of Angolmois, location and time period
- 01:56 Locating Tsushima Island
- 05:00 Participating parties and notable characters
- 12:23 Battle scenes, art, and animation
- 15:52 Best romance of the season
- 19:34 Female characters and Teruhi’s lineage
- 23:32 Minato no Yoshitsune theories
- 26:23 Early impressions of anime
- 27:28 Related shows we recommend
- 28:56 Outro
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