Thursday, 22 February 2018

Let’s Go! Episode 79 – Let’s Subscribe


Niall may have been in the middle of moving countries for the past few weeks but Let's Go must continue apace in his absence! The battle rages on in Dragon Ball Super, the road trip nears its end in Garo: Vanishing Line, emotions are mismanaged in The Ancient Magus Bride and Shonen Ashibe Go Go Goma-chan ups the stakes with a multi-episode story! It may slip, slide and swerve but you can't keep a good podcast down. There's even more belated currently airing anime coverage here and here, so get on with that downloading!

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Saturday, 10 February 2018

Show #164: The Iron Giant


A towering behemoth whose mighty powers can bring destruction or salvation! But enough about Brad Bird already, this one's about The Iron Giant!

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Having conquered the realm of prime time cartoon sitcoms the ambitions of Brad Bird turned to bigger things, and challenges don't get much greater than directing an animated feature during a period when such a thing was a hazardous undertaking if your name wasn't Disney. So how did they pull off this now well beloved tale of a boy and his bot? Failure is fomented, tears are shed and visitors from the stars are venerated. It's heavy stuff!

THE SHORT VERSION

Aspirational figures

Very special agents

Sad robots