Anime Is For Jerks

Join Cass (@prophet_goddess) and Alex (@dunndunndunn) as they try to find out once and for all if anime is good or bad.

EP41: Shirobako

Season 1, Ep. 41
In which Cass & Alex discuss Shirobako, directed by Tsutomu Mizushima and produced by P.A. Works.Next month we will be discussing Ghost in The Shell: Stand Alone Complex 1st Gig, directed by Kenji Kamiyama and produced by Production I.G.Discussed: the truly incredible eva reference in this show, angel beats, our low expectations for this show, pa works sowing, pa works reaping, liking donuts, jiggy jiggly heaven, naughty directors go to storyboard jail, calling someone to say you're visiting them as you're getting on the train to visit them, explaining to people who don't work in the entertainment industry what it's like to work in the entertainment industry, carefully examining a cat's thighs, moe, quitting anime to become a confectioner, neon locomotive evangardion, the taste of tea, revolutionary girl utena ep39 director's commentary, a professional shitbag, the worst meeting in the world, goth baseball loli-sama, an element of cool with the cute, andes chucky, if anyone is making good anime these days, the bizarre honor economy of old japanese menFINAL SCORES:Walking Around: 5/5Fellowship: 5/5Deliciousness: 3/5Transcendence: 1/5Goofing: 4/5Amelioration: 4/5Coitus: 0/5Enthrallment: 3/5KPH over the speed limit: 7/5Introspection: 5/5Alex's Book Recommendation: His Bloody Project: Documents Relating to the Case of Roderick MacraeCass's Book Recommendation: The Art of Fielding by Chad HarbachSocial:Show Twitter: @animeisforjerksShow Mastodon: @animeisforjerks@skeleton.coolShow Email: animeisforjerks@gmail.comCass's Twitter: @prophet_goddessCass's Mastodon: @prophet_goddess@skeleton.coolAlex's Twitter: @dunndunndunnAlex's Mastodon:

EP37: Kaiba

Season 1, Ep. 37
In which Cass & Alex discuss Kaiba, directed by Masaaki Yuasa and produced by Madhouse. Next month we will be discussing Only Yesterday, directed by Isao Takahata and produced by Studio Ghibli. Discussed: this show sucks, midgar (i cut a tangent about barrett calling midgar a rotten pizza in the japanese version of ffvii, if you want that content go watch Let's Mosey: A Slow Translation of Final Fantasy VII by Tim Rogers) , the finger on the monkey's paw, bobs big boy burbank, mf said skonk, a graph theory themed fertility tattoo, extreme looney tunes shit, xkcd 483: Fiction Rule of Thumb, the second matrix sequel, the cursed horny, fucking yourself to death via inflation, fucking yourself to death being a crime, big titty goth gf memory smuggler, azumanga daioh, releasing your brain eggs into the hypersphere, a smoking baby in a tall robot, Just A Baby by Neil Cicierega, how penises work, hundreds of tiny robot dogs, t-posing to assert dominance, who in this show invests in crypto, bioshock infinite, "me: i am fundementally opposed to the monarchy and the church as ruling powers. history is a record of their atrocities" by @headfallsoff FINAL SCORES: Walking Around: 0/5 Fellowship: 0/5 Deliciousness: 0/5 Transcendence: 0/5 Goofing: 0/5 Amelioration: 0/5 Coitus: 0/5 Enthrallment: 0/5 Fuck You: 0/5 Eat Shit: 0/5 Alex's Book Recommendation: Here Comes the Sun by Nicole Dennis-Benn Cass's Book Recommendation: Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro Social: Show Twitter: @animeisforjerks Show Mastodon: Show Email: Cass's Twitter: @prophet_goddess Cass's Mastodon: Alex's Twitter: @dunndunndunn Alex's Mastodon:

EP36: Lupin III: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine

Season 1, Ep. 36
In which Cass & Alex discuss Lupin the Third: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine, directed by Sayo Yamamoto and produced by TMS/Po10tial. Next month we will be discussing Kaiba, directed by Masaaki Yuasa and produced by Madhouse. Discussed: friend of the show takeshi koike, the sensuality of monkey punch, the dizzy dizzy drug, the giant buddha statue made out of drugs in the basement, the cat pronoun, that picture of john lennon, goemon baths, unmotivated camera movement, getting a real girlfriend, bees, magnum dong, crossdressing: it's free and the cops can't stop you, fiadel kestrel, antiques roadshow, @dril "THERAPIST: your problem is, that youre perfect, and everyone is jealous of your good posts, and that makes you rightfully upset. ME: I agree", lupin's interiority, doing a terrorist attack to get dick, one half of a split fucking second, withered wojack, three years of this podcast FINAL SCORES: Walking Around: 4/5 Fellowship: 2/5 Deliciousness: 1/5 Transcendence: 3/5 Goofing: 3/5 Amelioration: 4/5 Coitus: 3/5 Enthrallment: 3/5 Owls: 5/5 Boobs: 5/5 Alex's Book Recommendation: Pity the Beast by Robin McLean Cass's Book Recommendation: The Panda's Thumb by Stephen Jay Gould Social: Show Twitter: @animeisforjerks Show Mastodon: Show Email: Cass's Twitter: @prophet_goddess Cass's Mastodon: Alex's Twitter: @dunndunndunn Alex's Mastodon: