Jel, Gee, Marlin, and Zigg rave about Lupin III Part 5 and Asobi Asobase while putting big asterisks on everything else. Also: bonus Kamen Rider talk.
Is anime music — shudder to think — becoming mainstream? Just the other day, I was browsing through a CD store and found an EP by some symphonic metal band covering Attack on Titan songs, just like that, out in the open. Should something like that even be allowed? By the way, did you know…
With all of our other podcast regulars busy this week. the remnants of Team GLORIO USA aka Jel, Gee, and Marlin hold down the fort and catch up on the Summer 2018 anime season.
While perhaps not as bad as we were originally expecting, the Summer 2018 anime season certainly has its ups and downs. Jel, Iro, Gee, and Zigg get off their up to the minute hot takes on all the new shows we’ve been watching.
Red Blood Cell #AE3803 is having a bad day. First she gets lost trying to make her oxygen delivery, then she gets attacked by bacteria. Fortunately, White Blood Cell #U-1146 and the rest of the immune system is working hard to keep everyone safe.
Part 2 of our guide is a bit less grim if only because it contains less actively offensive content than Part 1. Cells at Work! looks like a fun, creative comedy and Planet With gives us an excuse to bring up cult favorite manga The Lucifer and Biscuit Hammer. Other that? Meh. Please tell us we’re wrong and something here is worth looking forward to, and we’ll be back for Part 3 soon.
We try to talk about the new season but it’s bad, so we also talk about Osmosis Jones, Hyougemono, and, of course, six degrees of separation with Spider Riders.