Thursday, 13 April 2017

Episode 31 - Nostalgia for Power Rangers is Not Permitted


Remember when Power Rangers was banned in Canada by the CBSC? Pan and I sure do! In this episode we recount the somewhat rocky history of Super Sentai in Canada. Also: the Conservative Party of Canada is holding their leadership conference at the same time and place as Anime North! What could this mean?

Episode breakdown:
3:30 - Pan shares her thoughts on Saban's Power Rangers movie
22:00 - How the CBSC ban affected Power Rangers over many years
1:01:00 - The Conservative Party Toronto Leadership Conference will be at the same venue as Anime North... what can we expect?

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Theme song by Karl Olson. Check out Packet Flood, the album all of this show's music is taken from, on his Bandcamp.

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Episode 30 - Don't Forget the "i" in Daingerfield


Crunchyroll recently released a new dub for the third season of Gintama, one of the few recently produced in Vancouver, BC. Michael Daingerfield, the voice of Gintoki, stops by to talk about his work. Patrick also joins me to dig into the new dub.

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Theme song by Karl Olson. Check out Packet Flood, the album all of this show's music is taken from, on his Bandcamp.

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Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Episode 29 - Goodbye HMV, Goodbye Liberty


Karl and Corey join me to talk about the sad demise of HMV, how the increasingly restrictive US border under 45 may impact Canadian anime fans, and what you might be missing if you don't have an over-the-air antenna. Also, more musing about anime on CBC.

Episode breakdown:

00:00 - HMV closure
24:00 - The implications of the recent US travel ban
35:00 - Karl becomes enamoured once again with over-the-air local television
57:00 - It's time to demand anime on CBC
1:04:00 - A few words on the new Samurai Jack

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Theme song by Karl Olson. Check out Packet Flood, the album all of this show's music is taken from, on his Bandcamp.

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Episode 28 - Don't Underestimate the Sex Appeal of Beyblade


Has Beyblade had a unique cultural impact in Canada? I'm still a little on the fence, but Ashley and Noah join me to make a pretty solid argument.

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Theme song by Karl Olson. Check out Packet Flood, the album all of this show's music is taken from, on his Bandcamp.

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