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Sunday, September 3, 2017

Animation Hangout - Episode 0 (Pilot Episode) - Introduction

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Published on Sep 3, 2017

Title: Animation Hangout: Introduction

This is a new podcast-style show.  Hosts Arsenette, her husband Don join friend and former Final Stage Podcast partner William on a informal chat talking all things animation, anime, cartoons as we share our passion for animation.
The hope is to have a bimonthly chat catching up with each other and sharing discussion on shows we are watching, shows we miss and deep dive into topics regarding anime and entertainment pop culture.
This is Episode 0 or a pilot if you will, as we introduce ourselves and discuss where our start with anime and animation in general.
We also announce a couple format additions going into the first Episode on this (roughly) bi-monthly show.




Show notes:
0:43 Introduction of all the hosts
1:42 Don's anime background
3:00 Arsenette's anime background
5:04 William's anime background
8:33 Discussion about Rumiko Takahashi's character style - Creator of Ranma 1/2 and Inuyasha (among other things)
10:11 Introduction to the Dragonball universe
13:30 Cartoon network/Toonami licensing woes in the late 1990's - early 2000's
17:45 Internet woes of the late 1990's - early 2000's
20:40 Previous conversations during the Final Stage Podcast era
21:15 Dub history of Dragonball
23:00 Turner "Edict" - Story of mass censorship of all animated media by Ted Turner
25:21 Discussion of colorization issues with classic animation (example: Popeye in black and white animation)
27:00 Animation as an art-form and anime
28:00 One Punch Man's animations, style, technique, etc.
29:45 Eastern vs. Western different styles
31:00 Otakon (Anime convention) - new location
34:00 William's non-spoiler review - Eureka 7: High evolution Part 1 (movie)
41:20 East coast conventions discussion
46:00 Funimation being bought by Sony Entertainment
48:00 In-Flight movies discussion going into "Your Name" and then into Mamoru Hosoda movies
49:30 American releases of anime - (brief) sub/dub conversation
50:45 Non-spoiler - Godzilla conversation (Shin Godzilla, American versions of Godzilla, classic Godzilla)
54:45 Brief "Eva" Neon Genesis Evangelion conversation.
55:55 AnimeNext story - GAMERA 2 (1996) Lake Texarkana Dub by ADV
56:45 William's first exposure to Godzilla
57:40 Nintendo Power and demo disks
58:45 Preferred Genre's in anime
1:02:00 Osomatsu-san news from Otakon
1:05:00 Future plans for podcast topics - Arsenette reviews the anime "Osomatsu-San" and William reviews anime "Shirobako"
1:11:00 Discussion on frequency of podcast
1:13:04 Don's PSA on piracy vs. legal
1:16:50 Closing
1:19:34 End

Music Credits:
"Cartoon Bank Heist"
YouTube Royalty Free Creator Sound Library
by: Doug Maxwell: Media Right Productions

Visual animation:
"Film Reel Animated Background" by Videvo

Editor: Arsenette

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Hey Arsenette, I know you discussed Dragonball on the actual podcast, but out of interest I was wondering about your thoughts on Dragonball Super, especially compared to GT? I've watched sections of the original and Z, but a fair chunk of Super and it seems to be a very love it or hate it show...