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Anime Ichiban 3: Too Sexy for My Sexy Robot

This week’s episode has fellow GoombaStomper, Ed Moreno, on the show to talk about the ups and downs of attending the largest anime convention in the US, Anime Expo. The group also shares their thoughts on sexual content growing more prominent outside of the primary medium with the recent addition of an 18+ section at AX, as well as taking the opportunity to fully tear into DARLING in the FRANXX now that the dust has settled. It’s a meaty episode, so buckle up!


0:00 – Introductions (Welcoming Ed)
7:26 – Ed’s Journey to AX
36:55 – Main Topic: The growing exposure of sexual content in anime and what it means for the medium in the future.
1:09:44 – DARLING in the FRANXX Final Thoughts
1:35:34 – Closing


Intro – “KISS OF DEATH” by Mika Nakashima x Hyde (DARLING in the FRANXX Opening Theme)
Outro – “Darling” by XX:me (DARLING in the FRANXX Ending Theme)

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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.

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