Anime Ichiban

Anime Ichiban

GoombaStomp.com's official anime podcast with topics ranging from the bizarre to the introspective for anime of all likes and genres, new and old.

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December 13, 2021 91 min

At last, it's time to bring the chapter of Anime Ichiban to a close. We've laughed, we've never cried, and we've had good times. We take a moment to reminisce about the journey this podcast has been and what it's brought into our lives. please enjoy our final episode.

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0:00 - Introductions and favorite podcast moments 11:32 - Most memorable anime of 2020 1:08:55 - What has anime brought into our live...

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The anime industry is trying to be more inclusive of female talents and the Cowboy Bebop Netflix live-action series is trying to not be terrible. The crew tackle this and more in this penultimate episode of the podcast.

 

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0:00 - Introductions 5:54 - Minako Fujiyoshi speaks to the difficulties of being a female anime producer 31:13 - Current YouTube population of VTubers 34:50 - Cowboy Bebop live-action trailer discuss...

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A recent interview with the writer of Zombieland Saga reveals just how much effort went into writing a trans character and companies continue to try, and fail, to copyright silly things.

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0:00 - Introductions 10:53 - Zombieland Saga's writer and producer talk about writing Lily's character 28:05 - Shueisha fails in copyrighting Demon Slayer patterns 35:53 - SHITSUMON! Looking back at the most impactful a...

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September 21, 2021 92 min

The gang is back after a short break! We have a rare instance of a Western franchise getting the anime treatment with Star Wars Visions but don't get comfortable yet, because to balance it out One Piece is now getting a Netflix live-action adaptation and the gang isn't sure if that's a net positive or net negative.

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0:00 - Opening segment and introductions 16:06 - Star Wars Visions PV Impressions 31:44 - One...

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After far, far too long the whole crew is finally reunited in the same episode! It looks like Pokémon is going to be getting a full, live-action TV series and for once that doesn't seem like a bad thing. Meanwhile, 2016 had some pretty important shows.

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0:00 - Introductions 6:12 - Netflix live-action Pokémon TV series reportedly in early production 28:11 - In other news: Mamoru Hosoda's Belle box office performa...

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Star Wars is getting a pretty sick looking anime project and weebs who have little idea how the industry actually works pretend they know it all in this Anime Ichiban episode.

TIMESTAMPS 00:00 - Introductions and video game chatter 14:20 - Star Wars Visions 38:22 - Anime Tube 54:02 - Vtubers 1:10:44 - Closing remarks and shoutouts TRACKS Intro - “Caesura of Despair” by IRyS Outro - “Black Out” by OBSYDIA

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One of the most prominent Vtubers, Kiyru Coco, is graduating from hololive at the same time we get a... Sonic Vtuber? Harry and Matt sit down to go over these developments as well as the recent news of a live-action Made in Abyss production.

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0:00 - Introductions 12:38 - Sonic's Vtuber Debut 22:16 - Kiryuu Coco to graduate from hololive 39:29 - Made in Abyss live-action script ordered 54:56 - Closing remarks and sh...

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The crew is down one man but that won't stop the remaining members from gushing about the generation-defining legacy that is Kentaro Miura.

TIMESTAMPS 0:00 - Introductions 15:00 - Illegal motorbike riding depicted in Super Cub 20:50 - Skydiving for research in Neon Genesis Evangelion 23:30 - Attack on Titan sees the LARGEST comic book ever published 27:10 - Lifesaving “breathing through your anus” technique is named after Neon...

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May 9, 2021 100 min

There's both a huge anime movie announcement and anime video game announcement to cover on this week's episode along with reports that the industry may be getting even more saturated than it already is in the coming years.

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0:00 - Introductions and "Magnum Opus or Neverland" opening segment 14:08 - Madoka Magica 4th Movie Continuation Announced 34:09 - Made in Abyss: Binary Star Falling into Darkness Gam...

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The new anime season is upon us and the crew takes a moment to discuss some standouts such as Super CubTo Your Eternity, Vivy -Flourite Eye's Song-. Afterward, they continue their trip down memory lane with the most prominent shows of 2014.

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0:00 - Introductions and "Kill Your Babies" opening segment 14:15 - Spring season early impressions discussion 1:04:06 - SHITSUMON! Talking about the most impactful sh...

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March 28, 2021 92 min

This episode the full crew is back and dives into some heavy subject matter concerning the most recent Wonder Egg Priority episodes and continues the trip though the 2010's by looking at the most impactful shows of 2013.

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0:00 - Introductions and "Kill Your Babies" opening segment 12:56 - Wonder Egg Priority Discussion (Episodes 9-11) 56:13 - SHITUMON! Examing the most impactful anime of 2013 1:26:08 - Closi...

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It's just Matt and Harry on for this episode as they have their horribly wrong Crunchyroll Anime Award predictions shoved in their face. Wonder Egg Priority continues to be thought-provoking and just for kicks the duo craft the isekai series they'd like to see.

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0:00 - Intro and "Kill Your Babies" 17:34 - Wonder Egg Priority Check-in 37:33 - Crunchyroll Anime Award Results 1:03:03 - In other news... 1:10...

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February 15, 2021 97 min

This episode experiments with a new format with a large chunk of the show focused on discussing this season's mesmerizing new series, Wonder Egg Priority. Later on, the crew talks about the year that changed modern anime as we know it.

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0:00 - Introductions and "Kill Your Babies" 7:38 - Wonder Egg Priority Discussion 32:21 - Japanese government considering imposing copyright laws on cosplayers 42:06 - In oth...

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The Crunchyroll Anime Awards are right around the corner which means it's time for predictions! The crew also give their impressions of a bombastic new anime season as well as delve into some interesting regional streaming statistics.

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0:00 - Introductions and talking about the current anime season 32:22 - Most watched Crunchyroll shows by region 40:17 - In other news... 43:31 - SHITUSMON! Thought and predictions on...

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A remake of a visual novel over a decade in the making finally makes its reappearance and the panel decides to reminisce about their favorite shows of the year.

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0:00 - Introductions and what have we been watching 23:27 - Tsukihime Remake resurfaced and dated 33:45 - Mamoru Hosoda's new movie announcement 43:10 - Comiket related blood donation shortages 46:31 - SHITSUMON! What are our favorite shows of 2020? 1:20:04...

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Now that the acquisition of Crunchyroll by Sony is now official, the crew gives their thoughts on what this potentially means for the anime streaming sphere; Studio Ghibli has released the first trailer for their first CGI film and it is... a trailer; and 2011 had some pretty dang good shows.

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0:00 - Introductions 14:19 - Crunchyroll to be purchased by Sony, owners of Funimation 26:26 - Studio Ghibli releases first trai...

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November 23, 2020 104 min

The crew takes a trip back to 2010 when life was simpler and anime tastes were worse to take a moment and reflect on what shows have remain stuck in the fandom's mind all these years later.

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0:00 - Introductions and what have we been watching lately 24:52 - Kyoto Animation given Women in Animation Diversity Award 31:00 - Kenji Kamiyama (Ghost in the Shell: Standalone Complex, Eden of the East) announces next project...

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Happy Halloween! On this episode, Anime Ichiban delves into some spooky news, like monopolies and yaoi paddles. For the main topic, the gang discusses how horror can be used to elevate storytelling.

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0:00 - Introductions and what we've been watching 29:39 - NEWS: Sony posed to purchase Crunchyroll 40:44 - NEWS: Demon Slayer movie smashes records 48:05 - NEWS: Hetalia getting revived with a new series 51:51 - LIGHTNI...

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Matt and Kyle have fallen deep down the proverbial hololive rabbit hole. They talk about their latest obsession along with the recent news of two of their top talents' suspension then top off with a discussion of living settings in anime.

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0:00 - Introductions 23:42 - Akai Haato and Kiryu Coco's hololive suspensions 45:12 - In other news... 56:57 - SHITSUMON! What anime have settings that are a character in and ...

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September 13, 2020 99 min

Welcome to our anime waifu overlords, old and new. Join Matt and Kyle this episode as they discuss the return of the Goddess of Anime, Haruhi Suzumiya herself, then hop on over to the new virutal sensation that's finally sweeping English-speaking nations: Hololive Vtubers!

For this episode's SHITSUMON! topic, the two dive into recently released Aggretsuko Season 3 and The Great Pretender and explore how the two shows work ...

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