Anime Is For Jerks


EP40: Memories

Season 1, Ep. 40

In which Cass & Alex discuss Memories, directed by Koji Morimoto, Tensai Okamura, and Katsuhiro Otomo and produced by Madhouse and Studio 4°C.

Next month we will be discussing Shirobako, directed by Tsutomu Mizushima and produced by P.A. Works.

Discussed: the epic highs and lows of anime compilation movies, the william faulkner short story a rose for emily, madama butterfly, The Himbo Goes Deeper a big wet room, "huh, i wonder who that's for", shooting and blasting with all your strength, a single boob, remembering when you weren't stinky, virginia woolf dunking on ulysses, an entirely too long section on a specific incredible text box in the japanese version of final fantasy 7, friend of the show esteban fajardo, angel beats, not apologizing to the french


Walking Around: 5/5

Fellowship: 2/5

Deliciousness: 0/5

Transcendence: 2/5

Goofing: 4/5

Amelioration: 1/5

Coitus: 0/5

Enthrallment: 3/5

Faulknerism: 2/5

Chunky User Interface Design: 5/5

Alex's Book Recommendation: Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf

Cass's Book Recommendation: Light in August by William Faulkner


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