Anime Is For Jerks

EP01: Gunbuster

An episode of Anime Is For Jerks

By Cass & Alex
Join Cass (@prophet_goddess) and Alex (@dunndunndunn) as they try to find out once and for all if anime is good or bad.
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EP04: Paprika
 In which Alex and Cass discuss the 2006 anime film "Paprika", directed by Satoshi Kon.  [In this episode for some reason both of us are convinced that the genius inventor character's name is Toru. It is in fact Kosaku Tokita. Inexplicably, the guy who voices Tokita is named Toru Furuya. Neither of us knew this.] Show Notes: Cass's Book Recommendation: Manufacturing Consent by Edward S. Herman and Noam Chomsky Alex's Book Recommendation: The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock by Imogen Hermes Gowar Next month we're going to be watching and discussing Millennium Actress.  Social: Show Twitter: @animeisforjerks Show Mastodon: @animeisforjerks@skeleton.cool Show Email: animeisforjerks@gmail.com Cass's Twitter: @prophet_goddess Cass's Mastodon: @prophet_goddess@skeleton.cool Alex's Twitter: @dunndunndunn Alex's Mastodon: @catalina@selfy.army 
52:31
April 5, 2019
EP03: Serial Experiments Lain
 In which Alex and Cass discuss the 1998 anime series "Serial Experiments Lain", directed by Ryutaro Nakamura. Show Notes: "The Terrifyingly Prescient 'Serial Experiments Lain,' 20 Years Later That very good @headfallsoff tweet about Hideo Kojima Next month we're going to be watching and discussing Paprika. Social: Show Twitter: @animeisforjerks Show Mastodon: @animeisforjerks@skeleton.cool Show Email: animeisforjerks@gmail.com Cass's Twitter: @prophet_goddess Cass's Mastodon: @prophet_goddess@skeleton.cool Alex's Twitter: @dunndunndunn Alex's Mastodon: @catalina@selfy.army 
53:14
March 1, 2019
EP02: Ghost in the Shell (1995)
In which Cass and Alex discuss the 1995 film "Ghost in the Shell", directed by Mamoru Oshii and based on the manga by Masamune Shirow.  Show Notes: The Claim of Reason by Stanely Cavell 1 Corinthians 13 Next  month we're going to be watching and discussing Serial Experiments Lain.  Social: Show Twitter: @animeisforjerks Show Mastodon: @animeisforjerks@skeleton.cool Show Email: animeisforjerks@gmail.com Cass's Twitter: @prophet_goddess Cass's Mastodon: @prophet_goddess@skeleton.cool Alex's Twitter: @dunndunndunn Alex's Mastodon: @catalina@selfy.army
1:01:04
February 1, 2019
EP01: Gunbuster
In which Alex and Cass discuss the 1988/89 OVA series "Gunbuster," directed by Hideaki Anno and produced by Gainax. Show Notes: Those really uncomfortable earbuds  Alex's gif of Noriko pulling a single tity out Next month we're going to be watching & discussing Ghost in the Shell (1995). Social: Show Twitter: @animeisforjerks Show: @animeisforjerks@skeleton.cool Show Email: animeisforjerks@gmail.com Cass's Twitter: @prophet_goddess Cass's Mastodon: @prophet_goddess@skeleton.cool Alex's Twitter: @dunndunndunn Alex's Mastodon: @catalina@selfy.army
1:10:44
January 8, 2019
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