Digicast 5: The Fanservice Episode (Tri Part 2)

Digicast 5: The Fanservice Episode (Tri Part 2)

https://media.blubrry.com/daladybugproductions/p/content.blubrry.com/daladybugproductions/Digicast_5_Tri_Determination.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadBuggy, Tom, Chris, and Maduin are finally back, but is Myotismon secretly behind this episode’s delay? Is the Digimon Emperor really Ken Ichijooji? Did Davis turn evil because he realized running a noodle cart is a stupid dream? And what do Polish prostitution laws have to do with anything?…

The Setting of Silver Spoon

The Setting of Silver Spoon

In the past few years, I’ve seen several anime that seek to capture the spirit of rural living, to varied success. No-Rin was fairly educational but its appeal was more in the characters and their hijinks. It was a pretty generic show that had the added bonus of farm-related punchlines. A big appeal of Non…

Dropped! Spring 2016 Week 1

Dropped! Spring 2016 Week 1

Hello, everyone, and welcome back to Dropped! This week we’ve started actually watching shows. We’ll be dropping some of them just as quickly. If you want to see how off our preseason predictions were, feel free. Anyway, this will cover everything that aired from April 1st through April 7th, excluding a few shows that were…

Dropped! Spring 2016 Preseason

Dropped! Spring 2016 Preseason

Buggy: Hello, readers, and welcome to “Dropped!” With me is my good friend Chris, who will be joining me on a weekly journey through the Spring 2016 anime season as we figure out which shows are worth sticking with and which ones…aren’t. Chris: Hello everyone. I just want to see that I am excited to…

The Bugcast: Episode 3

The Bugcast: Episode 3

https://media.blubrry.com/daladybugproductions/p/content.blubrry.com/daladybugproductions/Bugcast3FINAL.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadBuggy and Chris are joined by Jess, AKA Eliza Lento to talk about collectibles and merchandise.

The Writer’s Guide to Anime: One Piece and Structuring Long-running Stories

The Writer’s Guide to Anime: One Piece and Structuring Long-running Stories

One Piece is perhaps the most well-regarded of the “Big Three,” the three most popular and longest-running Shōnen Jump weekly manga. These three are known largely for their impressive length. At the time of this writing, Naruto has recently ended with 700 chapters, Bleach is in the mid-600’s, and One Piece has just passed the…

It Bugs Me: Phantom World Episode 8

It Bugs Me: Phantom World Episode 8

Thought I was done with these, huh? After the first four episodes, there wasn’t a lot to talk about in Phantom World. I’d covered the setup and worldbuilding, I covered the lazy writing, I covered the characters by not covering them because there’s nothing there, but after that initial surge of terrible, there wasn’t a…

Digicast 4: Matt ODs in Space (Adventure 02 Part 2)

Digicast 4: Matt ODs in Space (Adventure 02 Part 2)

https://media.blubrry.com/daladybugproductions/p/content.blubrry.com/daladybugproductions/Digicast_4.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadBuggy, Tom, Chris, and Maduin talk about Teenage Ramen, Matt ODing, dropping acid at Japanese weddings, and France as an acceptable target, solidifying their place as the Davis of podcasts.