Anime Ichiban 27: Antagonizing Cicadas

by Matthew Ponthier

There’s been quite a few announcements in the anime sphere with unlikely reboots of beloved series as well as the departure of a beloved director. The crew also touches on what goes into a good baddie.


00:00 – Introductions and “Pitch it to me!”
16:48 – Masaaki Yuasa steps down as Science SARU’s president
26:47- New Higurashi: When They Cry anime project
36:11 – Tokyo Mew Mew remake
38:55 – Bleach anime continuation and Burn The Witch movie announcements
45:15 – Manga Productions’s new anime series
49:40 – Sonic Zones: Real of Fake?
57:21 – SHITSUMON! What goes into making a compelling anime antagonist?


Intro – “Tadahitori” by Bakudan Johnny (Opening theme for Ping Pong the Animation)
Outro – “Taishou a” by anNina (Ending theme for Higurashi no Naku Koro Ni Kai)

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