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EP35: Cowboy Bebop

Season 1, Ep. 35

In which Cass & Alex discuss Cowboy Bebop, directed by Shinichiro Watanabe and produced by Sunrise.

Next month we will be discussing Lupin the Third: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine, directed by Sayo Yamamoto and produced by TMS/Po10tial.

Discussed: the netflix live action cowboy bebop, @TomatoGrandpa: "Reading the Bebop reviews and yea,  this is exactly what I expected.", "Why Does Everyone In Netflix's Cowboy Bebop Talk Like That?" by Gita Jackson, @NotBrunoAgain: "This is bait but whatever: the truly stupid thing about this attitude is that there is a CEASELESS TORRENT OF GREAT ART you could be enjoying instead, more than you could ever possibly get to", relentless american cultural hegemony,  "The Genius Design of Cowboy Bebop's Titles" by Linus Boman, "Martin Scorsese - The Art of Silence" by Every Frame A Painting, the knife's edge of being stupid, Dirt on the Camera Lens by Mike Rugnetta, faye's outfit, the conceptual definition of the himbo, the boob situation, the great gatsby, tokyo godfathers, The Gun That Makes You Old, touching computer, a gay alien, 17776 by Jon Bois, leaving things in the fridge, gender, star wars, spike's big coat, jet's cop outfit, what guys looked like in the 70s, beta and vhs, LET'S GO TO HELL!!!, the space shuttle columbia, a perfectly spherical dinner suit, the clown as the very image of christ, the young men's cowboy association, "A startup is pitching a mind-uploading service that is '100 percent fatal'", Marshall Banana, eating two dozen hard boiled eggs with your bro, the loser bar, Uzumaki, Dragon Quest XI: The Kotaku ReviewACTION BUTTON REVIEWS The Final Fantasy VII Remake


Walking Around: 5/5

Fellowship: 5/5

Deliciousness: 3/5

Transcendence: 5/5

Goofing: 5/5

Amelioration: 4/5

Coitus: 1/5

Enthrallment: 5/5

Cyberpunkness: 5/5

Cats: 4/5

Alex's Book Recommendation:  She Rises by Kate Worsley

Cass's Book Recommendation: Babel-17/Empire Star by Samuel R. Delany


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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: