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Anime Ichiban #14: The Old Is New and The New Is Old



There’s a lot happening over in The Land of the Rising Sun as the Anime Ichiban Crew discusses a variety of news topics such as launching Gundam plamo’s into space. Along the way the important topic of waifu’s comes up along with what older anime deserve to be remastered a la Fruits Basket.

0:00 – Introductions and what have we been playing
14:00 – Lightning News Round-up (Tokyo Olympics, manga ink, and more)
39:48 – The concept of “waifus” in respect to Japanese and Western culture
1:00:48 – What older anime series would we like to be seen given the remake treatment?
1:21:40 – Closing remarks

Intro – “Naraku no Hana” by Yumiko (Higurashi no Naku Koro Ni Kai opening theme)
Outro – “Magia” by Kalafina (Puella Magi Madoka Magica ending theme)

Heralding from the rustic, old town of Los Angeles, California; Matthew now resides in Boston where he diligently researches the cure for cancer. In reality, though, he just wants to play games and watch anime, and likes talking about them way too much. A Nintendo/Sony hybrid fan with a soft-spot for RPG’s, he finds little beats sinking hours into an immersive game world. You can follow more of his work at his blog and budding YouTube channel below.

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