Episode 26 of Key Frames, a podcast about anime. Which Japanese song fills you with more nostalgia, "Tsubasa wo Kudasai" or "Kyou no Hi wa Sayonara"? Hurry up with your answer, they're almost done flipping the coin. Ben, Andy, Duncan, and Jon pass their time in limbo with these tough questions before settling on Hi no Tori as the spotlight for the next episode.
Cowboy Bebop (0:00)
Sanrio Boys (1:33)
Dagashi Kashi 2 (19:14)
Full Metal Panic! (20:03)
Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu (25:36)
Violet Evergarden (32:57)
A Silent Voice (45:07)
After the Rain (53:36)
Usagi Drop (1:06:51)
Kids on the Slope (1:22:00)
The Tale of Princess Kaguya (1:24:46)
Rebuild of Evangelion 2.0: You Can (Not) Advance (1:26:54)
Flowers of Evil (1:33:13)
Listener Questions (1:21:17):
- What's the best use of music in anime?
Space Dandy didn't reach Cowboy Bebop's popularity because media culture has changed
Fujoshi, yaoi, and boys' love
Who (or what) is Pompompurin?
Gudetama, the lazy egg, and you
What is an otome game?
Gabriella Ekens reviews Super Lovers at ANN
Gabriella Ekens reviews First Love Monster at ANN
Studio Gonzo's long and strange history
Who is Chancellor Gowron from Star Trek: Deep Space 9?
Kuudere is a common trope of emotionless girls in anime
Why does Violet from Violet Evergarden have to be a supersoldier?
American companies and their money aren't revolutionizing the anime industry
Japan's skeptical relationship with online streaming services
Is After the Rain gross or just frank in its treatment of inappropriate crushes?
Contemporary evidence that people accused Lucky Star and K-ON! of ruining anime
Who is Joe Hisaishi?
Who is Osamu Tezuka?
Translation of Hiroshi Nagahama's statements on artistic intent in Flowers of Evil