Third Seat by the Window Episode 8 – Scanlation Nation

https://media.blubrry.com/daladybugproductions/p/content.blubrry.com/daladybugproductions/3S8-Scanlation_Nation.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadBuggy and Chris are joined by Sakaki, AKA Kiriibon, AKA Bomber D. Ruffy to peel back the curtain on the world of scanlation, from the process of putting a scanlation together to the positive and negative impacts scanlation has had on the manga industry.

Chocolate-Flavored Chocolate: The Hyperreal World of Girls’ Last Tour

“Say ‘cheese!’” Okay, but…why? From the time that we’re children, we experience people telling us to say “cheese” when taking a photo. Many of us never question it until much later in life, if at all. Why say “cheese” when cheese has nothing to do with photography? With a bit of thinking, it’s easy to…

Third Seat Special 5 – A Very Akamatsu Christmas (Warui Deshou Crossover)

https://media.blubrry.com/daladybugproductions/p/content.blubrry.com/daladybugproductions/A_Very_Akamatsu_Christmas.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIt’s a Very Akamatsu Christmas as Third Seat by the Window and Warui Deshou join forces to take on two Ken Akamatsu “beloved” Christmas “classics,” as well as play a few party games.

Digicast 14: The Pizza Chronicles (Tri Part 6)

http://media.blubrry.com/daladybugproductions/p/content.blubrry.com/daladybugproductions/Digicast14.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadOkay, okay, we know. This one’s late. Like, really, really late. A good three months late. But we all had a bunch of irons in the fire. Like, you wouldn’t believe just how many irons we had in all these fires. So many irons. Anyway, here’s our recap on…

Third Seat Special 4 – 2017 Retrospective

https://media.blubrry.com/daladybugproductions/p/content.blubrry.com/daladybugproductions/3S_Special_4-2017_Retrospective.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadBuggy and Chris recap the most notable anime (and video games) of 2017.

The “Baccano” of Pulp Fiction: Omake

This was my original first chapter for “The ‘Baccano’ of Pulp Fiction,” detailing how both Baccano! and Pulp Fiction are descendants of pulp magazines. I’m pleased with how a lot of it turned out, but I ultimately made the decision to cut it for two reasons. The first is that I’m not an expert on either pulp…

The “Baccano” of Pulp Fiction

“Hey, Isaac?” “What’s that, Miria my dear?” “What do you suppose they call the Quarter Pounder with Cheese in Paris?” “Hmm…well, Miria, I believe they’d call it a Royale with Cheese!” “Wow! Is that because of the metric system?” “That’s exactly right, Miria! Because of the metric system!” “Baccano” is an Italian word translating roughly…

Steins;Gate and the Trolley Problem

Note: this post contains heavy spoilers for the original Steins;Gate anime. If you had the power to change the natural course of things for the better, would you do it? What if, even if the changes were a net positive, they ended up hurting someone? This is the question posed by the Steins;Gate anime, and…

Digicast 13: Bolgmon Spelled Backwards is Nomglob (Frontier Part 1)

https://media.blubrry.com/daladybugproductions/p/content.blubrry.com/daladybugproductions/Digicast13.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThe Frontier train has no brakes, and apparently neither does this podcast. Tom, Buggy, Chris, and Maddy have perhaps their least unified discussion yet as they discuss the codification of Digimon archetypes, Zoe’s hat, the sexual appeal of squidgirls, and whether or not Bokomon can be given the same…

Third Seat by the Window Episode 7: Bushido is Bollocks

https://media.blubrry.com/daladybugproductions/p/content.blubrry.com/daladybugproductions/3S7-Bushido_is_Bollocks.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadBuggy and Chris are joined by Niente de Nada to discuss samurai, samurai fiction, and why everything you know about Bushido is a lie.