Third Seat’s Anime of the Decade Part 2 – Ecchi, Sports, and Shorts

Third Seat’s Anime of the Decade Part 2 – Ecchi, Sports, and Shorts

https://media.blubrry.com/daladybugproductions/p/content.blubrry.com/daladybugproductions/3S_AotD_2-Ecchi_Sports_and_Shorts.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadBuggy and Chris begin their Anime of the Decade coverage proper as they name their nominees and winner for the Ecchi, Sports, and Short anime from the 2010s, as well as talking about some of this decade’s happenings in long running series. DaLadybugProductions Twitter | DaLadybugProductions website | Contact…

Third Seat’s Anime of the Decade Part 1 – Introduction

Third Seat’s Anime of the Decade Part 1 – Introduction

https://media.blubrry.com/daladybugproductions/p/content.blubrry.com/daladybugproductions/3S_AotD_1-Introduction.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIt’s the final year of the 2010s, and Buggy and Chris are planning to use that year to find out what the best anime of the decade are. In this episode, they’ll reflect on the growth of anime and related mediums over the past decade, establish their judging criteria,…

Third Seat by the Window Episode 8 – Scanlation Nation

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.

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

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.

Third Seat Special 4 – 2017 Retrospective

Third Seat Special 4 – 2017 Retrospective

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The “Baccano” of Pulp Fiction: Omake

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

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

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…

Getting Along with Hopelessness: The Existential Joy of Girls’ Last Tour

Getting Along with Hopelessness: The Existential Joy of Girls’ Last Tour

Part 1: Zetsubou~, Zetsubou~, Zetsubou~ …So there was no hope after all. All those years, toiling away alone…. But well, now that I’ve failed…I feel so relaxed. ~Ishii, Chapter 16 Shoujo Shuumatsu Ryouko, localized as Girls’ Last Tour, is a series by Tsukumizu that focuses on Chito and Yuuri, two girls driving around a post-apocalyptic…