Friday 10 April 2015
Episode 2: He Sold His Soul For Bootleg Rock and Roll
The panel is dominated by Winnipeggers and near-Winnipeggers in our second roundtable discussion of the past and possible future of anime on Canadian TV.
00:00 - Introductions
01:40 - Some more good anime TV memories including MTN children's shows, Macross Plus, and... some other stuff Teletoon had a hand in.
20:40 - What, exactly, was the big deal with Gundam SEED and Witch Hunter Robin?
22:40 - How we would've benefited from more girl shows, missing second seasons, and the real artistic potential of international co-productions.
37:00 - The common cultural experience of anime bootlegs.
55:15 - Hopes or expectations for the future such as broadcast supplementing geoblocked streams and broadening the possibilities of an unexpected hit.
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Special thanks to Karl Olson both for the theme song and for production assistance yet again on this episode. Check out his music at Ultraklystron.com.