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Thursday, November 16, 2017

Reaction to Episode 2 of Star Blazers 2199

Published on Nov 16, 2017

Reaction of Funimation's English Dub of Space Battleship Yamato 2199 (Star Blazers) Episode 2.  I go over the pros and cons of the dub so far comparing it to the original Japanese version that is now out on Crunchyroll's website subtitled!

YouTube Royalty Free Music:
"Ever Felt Part 1" by Otis McDonald

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Excited for Star Blazers 2199 English Dub!

Published on Nov 9, 2017

A brand new English dub of Space Battleship Yamato 2199 (Star Blazers) is out on Funimation's website! It's good!  Adding another simuldub to my watchlist!  So happy it's finally out in English AND legal streaming!

YouTube Royalty Free Music:
"Ever Felt Part 1" by Otis McDonald

Monday, November 6, 2017

Animation Hangout - Teenage Moe Ninja Turtles

Published on Nov 6, 2017

Title: Animation Hangout - Episode 2 "Teenage Moe Ninja Turtles!"
Recorded on October 26, 2017

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.

This is Episode 2 where we each have an anime we haven't seen and as part of the show we review the first few episodes of each other's assigned anime!  This episode William reviews "Shirobako" and Arsenette and Don review Mr. Osomatsu along with other topics including news in the world of animation.




Show notes:
0:00 Theme song
0:40 Introduction
1:40 Catching up with each other since the Episode 1
Don and Arsenette are so far interested in
The Ancient Magus Bride:
Recovery of an MMO Junkie:
Reference to Crunchyroll contest: (entries were closed October 31)
4:00 William discusses his trip to Italy which happened between Episode 1 and 2
8:50 William discusses watching Despicable Me 3 (Illumination Entertainment for Universal Pictures 2017)
11:02 William discusses watching Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (Dreamworks Movie 2017)
15:21 Arsenette talks about the movies she saw on the airplane to Japan and general activities during the long flights then William transitions back to traveling in Italy.
18:00 Talking about money exchange and travel tips about saving money while exchanging currency in foreign countries.
22:30 William talks about Nickelodean Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles actually ending.
26:22 William talking about the current Season 2 of Osomatsu-San (which is currently airing for the Fall season)

Animation News round-up

27:25 Arsenette and Don introduce William to the Trailer for the animated “Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters” (produced by Toho Animation and animated by Polygon Pictures)
32:38 The screenplay writer for this series is the same that wrote the screenplay for Puella Magi Madoka Magica and Arsenette talks about the series.
Reference: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Trailer (Aniplex):
35:50 Transition to the next bit of news. Announcement of them distributing 30 upcoming anime for 2018.
Obvious discussion about Arsenette's concerns about Netflix Japan vs. United States differing distribution models.
38:20 William talks about his thoughts on how Netflix in general has a more positive effect on the anime industry than Crunchyroll.
43:20 Viewer comment from YouTube:
Badalight - If you are a fan of Space Battleship Yamato, have you ever tried watching Legend of the Galactic Heroes? (A remake has recently been announced).

Part of an ongoing series - where we watch show each hasn't seen:

45:30 William is reviewing Shirobako - Episodes 5-8 - Season 1 (Amazon Affiliated link)

54:35 Arsenette is reviewing "Osomatsu-San" or "Mr. Osomatsu" - Episodes 3.5-6
1:15:40 William talks about why Osomatsu San is popular in Japan and Arsenette ponders why that could be the case.

1:20:10 Closing
1:21:34 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