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Anime is Lit

May 2, 2020


Come on, come on! On a journey!

We're back again with a real anime, an underrated gem from creator Natsume Ono titled "ACCA: 13 Territory Inspection Dept." for some jazzy good times, joined by special guest and ACCA expert CC. The first half of the episode is spoiler free and covers much about the setting, style, and background behind the show and manga, and the second half dives into the symbolism and foreshadowing woven throughout the series, with spoilers.


4:16 - Intro to anime & production

26:53 - Explanation/Discussion of the various 13 Districts

53:17 - Manga vs Anime and Natsume Ono's other works

59:44 to End - SPOILER WARNING

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Opening/Ending music: "Shadow and Truth" by ONE III NOTES

Links we mentioned in the show:

ACCA 13 Artbook

Artbook of Backgrounds

DVD Booklet

Compilation of Nino saying "Jean"

Carabinieri uniform the ACCA uniforms were based on:
Italian Carabinieri