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Episode Thirty Four: Guest Ghibli

What's Good?

Juan is in Mexico on a family vacation.

Welcome to Episode Two of Instant Ramen Frienship with Sarah Voigt!

News

Netflix hires a director in charge of anime.

In This Corner of the World is named “Best Japanese Film of 2016” by Kinema Junpo (Japans's oldest

film magazine), Sunao Katabuchi wins the Best Director Award.

Amazon launches an anime subscription Channel.

Kizumonogatari III Film earns 87 Million Yen in first Weekend debut.

Your Name debuts at #1 in South Korea, the first Japanese film to do so since Howl's moving Castle.

 

Studio Ghibli

 

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind- Hayao Miyazaki- Studio Hibari- 1984

Had an english release under the name Warriors of the Wind which was heavily edited and told a

different narrative aimed toward children, appealing as a childhood adventure film.

 

Castle in the Sky- Hayao Miyazaki- 1986

Won 7 first place awards for animation, design, and best film.

 

Grave of the Fireflies- Isao Takahata- 1988

Won 3 awards, 2 retroactively in 1994. Two live action films were made during 2005 and 2008, the

story being told from cousin of the main characters.

 

My Neighbor Totoro- Hayao Miyazaki- 1988

Won 6 awards for best film.

 

Kiki's Delivery Service- Hayao Miyazaki- 1989

The highest grossing film in Japan of 1989

 

Porco Rosso- Hayao Miyazaki- 1992

The highest grossing film in Japan of 1992

 

Howl's Moving Castle- Hayao Miyazaki- 2004

Won 9 awards for music, directing, voice acting, animation, writing and best film.

 

The Wind Rises- Hayao Miyazaki- 2013

The highest grossing film in Japan of 2013

 

When Marnie Was There- Hiromasa Yonebayashi- 2014

Won one award for best animated film and was nominated for 7 other awards for animation and

writing. Because the movie was based off of a book, sales for the novel went up significantly on an

international level.

 

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Episode Thirty Three: AOTY 2016

What's good?

 

News

Fate/Apocrypha new PV released.

Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale official trailer released.

 

Favorite Anime of 2016

 

Erased- A-1 Pictures (Anohana)

Space Patrol Luluco- Trigger (Kill la Kill)

Mob Psycho 100- Bones (Bungo Stray Dogs)

Kiss Him Not Me- Brain's Base (Durarara!!)

Flip Flappers- Studio 3Hz (Dimension W)

Alderamin on the Sky- Madhouse (Hunter x Hunter)

Sweetness and Lightning- TMS Entertainment ()

My Hero Academia- Bones (Eureka Seven)

 

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Episode Thirty Two: Fall 2016 Wrap Up

What's Good?

News

Attack on Titan Season 2 PV released.

The Disastrous Life of Saiki K gets a second season.

Makoto Shinkai asks people to stop seeing 'your name' because he feels it is unfinished and feels

empty, but he thinks the plot is fine.

Rage of Bahamut: Virgin Soul releases a second promotional video.

Fall 2016 Wrap Up

Drifters- Hoods Drifters Studio

source: manga

Izetta: The Last Witch- Ajia-Do (Vampire Hunter D)

source: original

Natsume Yujin-Cho 5- Brain's Base (Durarara!!)

source: manga

Haikyuu!!- Production I.G (Bunny Drop, Attack on Titan)

source: manga

Keijo!!!!!!!!!!!- Xebec (Pokemon Origins, Star Blazers 2199)

source: manga

Yuri!!! on Ice- MAPPA (Kids on the Slope)

source: original

Sound! Euphonium- Kyoto Animation (A Silent Voice)

source: Novel

Bungo Stray Dogs- Bones (My Hero Academia)

source: manga

March Comes in Like a Lion- Shaft (Monogatari series, Madoka Magica)

source: manga

Magical Girl Raising Project- Lerche (Assassination Classroom, School-Live!)

source: light novel

Flip Flappers- Studio 3Hz (Dimension W)

source: original

Kiss Him, Not Me!- Brain's Base (Baccano!)

source: manga

 

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Episode Thirty One: Trigger Extravaganza

What's Good?

Trip is back home! In celebration of Little Witch Academia getting its own TV series

we have dedicated this episode to Studio Trigger!

News

Code Geass Season 3 Promotional Video has been released.

Natsume Yujin-Cho gets its 6th season in 2017.

Crunchyroll hosted their first ever anime awards. Fans responded with a lot of backlash.

Drifters is getting a second season after this season's great success.

The Yuri on Ice OST has been released on spotify.

Crunchyroll adds Samurai Champloo, Deadman Wonderland, Black Butler and Ninja Slayer to its

online streaming roster.

Special Sword Art Online announcement to be made on January First.

Boruto anime announced for April 2017.

Studio Trigger

Trigger was established on August 22, 2011 by Hiroyuki Imaishi and Masahiko Otsuka shortly after

leaving Gainax. The studio name and official website was revealed in October 2011. Along with

assisting production on various series, Trigger has released a short film, Little Witch Academia, and

has developed its first original television anime series, Kill la Kill, which aired from October 2013 to

March 2014. On July 8, 2013 Trigger launched a Kickstarter project in order to fund a second episode

of Little Witch Academia. The project was well received and achieved its goal of $150,000 in under

five hours, and went on to raise a total of $625,518. On March 11, 2014 it was announced that they

would be producing an adaptation of When Supernatural Battles Became Commonplace.

Imaishi has directed Gurren Lagann and Panty and Stocking, with Otsuka assistand directing Panty and

Stocking. Studio Trigger has been involved with other shows and games aside from their owns works,

starting with an intro sequence to the game Project X Zone in 2012 and most recently a musical

sequence in the Cartoon Network show Steven Universe from 2016.

 

Little Witch Academia

Kill la Kill

Inferno Cop

Ninja Slayer From Animation

Space Patrol Luluco

Sex&VIOLENCE with MACHSPEED (one of 3 animations in the Japan Animator Expo)

When Supernatural Battles Became Commonplace

Kiznaiver

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Mount Akina’s True Champion Dj Fitzgerald

What’s good?

Juan’s alone and sad. WHEN WILL TRIP RETURN?!

 

News

Konosuba: God’s blessings on this wonderful world! season preview

Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress season 2 announced for 2018

Little Witch Academia Visual begins on January 8th

New Attack on Titan illustrator from Newtype Magazine

Toonamo to show “shelter” on New Year’s eve: Coming on New Year's Eve, along with a Dragon Ball Z Kai marathon, Toonami programming block will be showing Porter Robinson’s SHELTER, an animated music video from A-1 Pictures (of Sword Art Online) and Crunchyroll. This will be Toonami's first subtitled broadcast

 

Topic: Special Guest Dj Fitzgerald

 

Next Week:

Studio Trigger

 

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Episode 29.5: Libra & The Social Welfare Agency

What's Good?

Oh shit new anime next month!

Trip is going on a family Trip.

News

Your Name becomes second highest grossing film in Japan of all time.

Your Name wins Best Animated film at Los Angeles Film Critics Awards.

Attack on Titan Season 2 will premier in April 2017.

My Hero Academia Season 2 PV released.

KonoSuba: God's Blessing on This Wonderful World! Season 2 key visual and OP released.

Homework

Blood Blockade Battlefront- Bones (Bungo Stray Dogs)

Gunslinger Girl- Madhouse (Tokyo Godfathers)

 

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Episode Twenty Nine: First Fantasy

What's good?

Sorry about last week's audio. We goofed big boy time.

News

Code Geass Season 3 announced.

Blood Blockade Battlefront is getting a second season in 2017.

Little Witch Academia television PV released. The animation looks outstanding.

New Gintama Series begins on 1/8/17.

Hiroyuki Sawano has began working on Attack on Titan's season 2 OST.

English Dub Actor Cole Brown best know for Black Bear in One Piece and The Celestial Spirit King in

Fairy Tail has passed away.

Your Name passes Howl's Moving Castle and become the #5 top grossing film in Japan.

Funimation is going to release The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya on DVD/Blu-ray in early 2017.

Fantasy

Brotherhood: Final Fantasy XV- A-1 Pictures (7 Deadly Sins)

Flying Witch- J.C. Staff (Ghost Hunt)

Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?- J.C. Staff (Food Wars!)

Senyu.- Ordet (Wake Up, Girls!), LIDENFILMS (New Initial D Movie: Legend 1)

Next Week's Homework

Blood Blockade Battlefront

Gunslinger Girls

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Episode 28.5: Our New Style

What's Good?

First and foremost, we apologize for the borked audio.

Something whacky happened with the mic and we unfortunately could not recover.

Second! We have a new format for our episodes! This is an off week.

On off week we will cover news and homework, and talk for a bit.

On our regular weeks, you're going to be hearing essentially the same show.

We'll focus on one particularly show/movie to guide our topic and we will no longer do homework.

In the future our audio will shine brightly! Sorry again about the audio issues this week.

News

Your Name surpasses Princess Mononoke and becomes the #6 highest grossing film in Japan of all

time.

Your Name also breaks box office records in the UK and Ireland!

Panty and Stocking announcement on December 16 th !

Homework

Psycho-Pass- Production I.G. (Haikyuu!!)

From the New World- A-1 Pictures (Erased)

 

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Episode Twenty Eight: Music Anime

What's Good?

Pokemon Sun and Moon is out; Trip quits the podcast to pursue his career as a pokemon trainer.

News

Citrus is getting an anime adaptation.

“your name” will be available in US and Canadian theaters in early 2017.

Makoto Shinkai stated “I have been overestimated. I can't be like Hayao Miyazaki”.

Coming out of retirement, Hayao Miyazaki is working on a proposed new anime feature film.

Final Evangelion Remake Film is in progress.

Music Anime

Beck: Mongolian Chop Squad- Madhouse (No Game No Life)

Nodame Cantibile- J.C. Staff (Toradora!)

Detroit Metal City- Studio 4ºC (Berserk)

Sound! Euphonium- Kyoto Animation (A Silent Voice)

K-On!- Kyoto Animation (Nichijou)

Kids on the Slope- MAPPA (Yuri!!! on Ice)

Homework

Flip Flappers- Studio 3Hz (Dimension W)

Michiko and Hachin- Manglobe (Samurai Champloo)

 

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Episode Twenty Seven: The Great Beyond

What's Good?

News

Funimation confirms that 'your name' qualifies for an Oscar, and it's back at the top of the box office,

surpassing Death Note after just one week.

Funimation Licenses Nichijou.

Anime Producer Marina Sasaki, best known for Barakamon, Parasyte the Maxim, and World is Still

Beautiful, went onto twitter and explained why anime often will not receive a second season.

Space Anime

Cowboy Bebop- Sunrise (Mobile Suit Gundam, Gintama)

Aldnoah Zero- A-1 Pictures (From the New World), TROYCA (Beautiful Bones)

Space Brothers- A-1 Pictures (Erased)

Knights of Sidonia- Polygon Pictures (Ajin)

Legend of the Galactic Heroes- Artland (Mushishi)

Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann- Gainax (FLCL)

Homework

Memories- Madhouse (Hunter x Hunter), Studio 4ºC (Tekkon Kinkreet)

Kaiji: Ultimate Survivor- Madhouse (One Punch Man)

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