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Jtor AM 18: A Certain Strategic Backstabbing

11:00 PM on 02.12.2014 // Karen Mead

Also toys, zombies, monster babies, P4 and fine literature

Greetings, listeners! This was a fine week to be watching Kill La Kill if you know what I mean, and I think you do. Or maybe you don't, and you're like, "What is this Kill La Kill thing they keep talking about on my favorite podcast?", in which case I'm not quite sure what your deal is, but you have great taste in podcasts.

On this episode: In the wake of Wonderfest we talk about some toys we probably don't have the money for but will buy anyway, the prospect of an Imocho live-action movie fills LB with a strange curiosity (as opposed to the pure, existential terror you might expect), and the cast of Golden Time is replaced by a group of well-adjusted people we no longer recognize, but probably in a good way. Then, in the most robust installment of our mysterious "Stuff" segment yet, I catch up on Persona 4: The Golden, Ben talks about videogames that are strangely not Japanese, and Tim...shares...something. It was definitely something. That it was a thing, cannot be denied.


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Show Notes:


00:01:31-- Talking Wonderfest

00:05:44-- New Yuru Yuri anime is all set to Yuri

00:07:38-- Imocho in live action; God help us all

00:11:48-- Kana Hanazawa says no boys allowed at fan event

00:13:01-- "Japanese Beethoven" exposed as fraud

00:16:07-- Licensing news: FUNimation grabs Ben-To

Anime Talk:

00:17:32-- Samurai Flamenco 16

00:20:56-- Kill La Kill 17

00:25:39-- Golden Time 17

00:31:14-- Space Dandy 6

00:35:48-- Nisekoi 5

00:40:36-- Super Sonico 6

00:43:40-- Pupa 5

00:46:06--Sakura Trick 5

00:48:40-- Imocho 6 (kind of)

00:49:15-- Wonder Momo 1 (kind of)


00:51:17-- Videogame talk, Japanese talk, and err, well you'll just have to listen to find out.

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