Anime Ichiban 15: Location, Location, Localization

by Matthew Ponthier
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E3 just wrapped up and the crew can’t contain their excitement about it. We incorporate a bit of our passion for games into a discussion on localization and the challenges thereof.


0:00 – Introductions and E3 Hype
15:00 – News: Your Lie in April in a classical music festival
25:23 – News: Code Geass director on the current anime environment
32:37 – News: NRA Japan anime PR ambassadors
36:10 – News: Crunchyroll viewership statistics
44:30 – Main Topic: What makes up a good game or anime localization?
1:02:25 – Main Topic: Anime adaptations that exceed and failed to meet expectations
1:17:31 – Closing remarks


Intro – “Kaze no Uta” by FLOW (Tales of Zestiria the X opening theme)
Outro – “Lucky Ending” by Vickeblanka (Fruits Basket 2019 ending theme)

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Starb June 19, 2019 - 7:25 pm

Didn’t you guys recommend SAO Alicazation at one point, flaws (of which there were quite many) of the previous entries aside? If so will there be a review for it?

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