With the spring season winding down, it’s time to return to DARLING in the FRANXX with guest iblessall of the anime blog Mage in a Barrel. This controversial show at the center of so many discussions has recently hit a climax, as well as finally revealed some of the history of its world. Join Draggle, Bless, and myself as we talk about love and sex, world building, robots, and more!
Spoilers up to episode 19.
00:58 Guest introduction
02:40 Darling in the Franxx synopsis and discussion (spoilers up to episode 19)
This week, it’s all about Hinamatsuri and Golden Kamuy, two spring anime with found families and the perfect balance of comedy and drama. Whatever Draggle says, miso is notpoop. We also toss in a bit of Tada Never Falls in Love, another favorite of ours, and argue the merits of shipping.
17:00 Golden Kamuy
26:22 Tada Never Falls in Love
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“Clover 3” by Vibe Mountain
Hinamatsuri OP theme, “Distance” by Rie Murakawa
Golden Kamuy OP theme, “Winding Road” by MAN WITH A MISSION
With all of Star Blazers: Space Battleship Yamato 2199 now available on both Crunchyroll and Funimation, Draggle and I decided to record a special, 40-minute episode with guest Vucub of anime blog The Untold Story of Altair & Vega. Please join us in our discussion about this fantastic space opera!
01:08 Meet Vuc!
01:40 History with original Yamato and Yamato 2199
It’s all about the shows with both style and substance this week, including Megalo Box, Steins;Gate 0, and Dragon Pilot: Hisone and Masotan. Their unique art styles caught my attention at the beginning, then their settings and stories guaranteed my affections for the rest of the spring season. What are your thoughts on these anime?
This week we have something a little special for you: a double feature reviewing the winter season as well as previewing the new spring anime. This means double the duration. Don’t worry; we won’t make a habit of it!
00:42 Winter 2018 Review
14:36 Spring 2018 Preview
Come and hear what shows we’re liking and looking forward to with the new season. We’d also love to know the picks at the top of your list!
This week on Kaiseki Anime Podcast, we talk about the brats of the Winter 2018 season, beginning with Mitsuboshi Colors and moving on to Skilled-Teaser Takagi-san. Be it the open spaces of Ueno Park or the middle school classroom, no place is safe from their non-stop antics.
I, along with Draggle of Draggle’s Anime Blog, recorded the first podcast in what will hopefully be a fun addition to the anime podcast community. We hope you will take a half hour out of your day once every two weeks to listen to Kaiseki Anime: our thoughts on currently airing anime, as well as the occasional review of older series.
This week, we discuss two of our favorites of the Winter 2018 season—Laid-Back Camp and A Place Further than the Universe. I made sure to also educate Draggle on the finer points of Hakumei and Mikochi, a show surely worth more of his time than Killing Bites. Let us know what you think of these shows on our blogs, or through Twitter!