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Anime is Lit

Dec 11, 2017

This month we're covering Time of Eve (Eve no Jikan), a short but fantastic ONA series from 2008 about a cafe where both androids and people are welcome and indistinguishable from one another.

This episode is spoiler-free for those of you who have yet to watch!

We talk about the laws, social structure, and culture of...

Dec 1, 2017

Welcome to our Drunk Evangelion bonus episode! This time we get personal, talk about our feelings, and wax drunk-poetic about the purpose of art and literary criticism.

**SPOILERS for Evangelion**

Link to full gospel choir ending...

Nov 14, 2017

By request, this episode is a podcast version of the panel we presented at Kumoricon 2017 on the Evangelion Mythos and trying the plot arcs together. We try to give some context to the more vague plot elements, and talk through the psychological narrative, which fuels the story's climax from beginning to end.

Drunk Eva...

Oct 8, 2017

This time we’re diving into Natsume Yuujinchou, also known as Natsume’s Book of Friends, with our very special guest Ethan. We discuss why the show resonates with us, how it uses short story techniques to build the overarching emotional storyline, and the use of mental illness allegory. Join us as we talk about one...

Sep 3, 2017

Narration in Anime: The Tatami Galaxy and Beyond
aka "This Podcast is (Not) About Evangelion"

Welcome to our jam-packed episode on narration in anime! Starting with The Tatami Galaxy and branching from there, we cover different techniques and styles of narration including the minimalist, overbearing, unreliable and even...