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Episode 03 of the Key Frames podcast, a podcast about anime. Ben, Andy, Duncan, and Jon complain about criteria on fan-made wikis, struggle to recommend a comedic anime, and discover that historically significant anime are not necessarily good anime… except when it comes to their sweet eighties soundtracks.

Starring:
Ben (sometimes Gormongous)
Andy (sometimes NinjaSquirrel)
Duncan (sometimes Codicier)
Jon (sometimes Twig)

Spotlight:
Dallos (1:21:32)

Discussed:
Bakumatsu Gijinden Roman (1:33)
Dragon Ball Super (3:44)
Punch Line (11:05)
Ore no Imouto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai (14:09)
Nisemonogatari (17:19)
Bakemonogatari (21:21)
Katanagatari (23:26)
Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches (27:32)
Turning Girls (30:03)
I Can’t Understand What My Husband Is Saying (33:48)
Bakuman. (38:31)
Space Dandy (50:29)
Ninja Slayer (1:04:36)
Kill la Kill (1:08:41)
Working!! (1:12:30)
K-ON! (1:17:09)
Gag Manga Biyori (1:57:45)
WataMote: No Matter How I Look at It, It’s You Guys’ Fault I’m Unpopular! (2:00:28)
Excel Saga (2:03:12)
Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei (2:06:19)
Tonari no Seki-kun (2:08:59)
Teekyuu (2:10:46)
Daily Lives of High School Boys (2:12:23)
FLCL (2:16:35)
Haganai: I Don’t Have Many Friends (2:21:36)

Listener Questions (1:56:05):
– Is humor in anime an acquired taste, and what are some funny anime that we’ve seen?

Related Links:
What was the bakumatsu era of Japanese history?
Vegeta shaves his mustache in Dragon Ball GT
A brief explanation of anime and manga demographics
All about late-night anime (that is to say, almost all anime)
Nichijou was Kyoto Animation’s first commercial failure
Look up DVD and Blu-ray sales for anime and be an expert just like Ben!
The non-animated anime list on AniDB
Robert A. Heinlein’s The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress, the principal inspiration for Dallos
Other terrible releases from the eighties OVA boom
Boke and tsukkomi characters in manzai comedy
Kishoutenketsu: the four-act structure in East Asian storytelling