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Anime Ichiban Podcast 5: The Fate of Magical Girls

Why are there so many anime arena fighters and why are they still not so good? Why are we getting a new Madoka Magica TV series? Why is the Fate franchise such a mess now? The Anime Ichiban crew attempts to answer these dire questions in this week’s heated discussions.


0:00 – Introductions and what have we been playing?
14:50 – My Hero Academia: One’s Justice and the resurgence of anime arena fighters
33:18 – What the announcement of the new Madoka Magica anime means for the series.
46:10 – The fate of the Fate franchise
1:03:03 – What series writers do we admire and closing remarks


Intro – “Colorful” by ClariS (Puella Magi Madoka Magica: Rebellion opening theme)
Outro – “Sis puella magica” composed by Yuki Kajiura (Puella Magi Madoka Magica original soundtrack)

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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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