Tura rejoins the podcast with his partner Evie to talk about Naoki Urasawa's manga and anime series Monster.
Kris and una come on the pod to talk about the anime about eating brains, skinning human corpses, and looking at hot men, as well as the various ethnic minorities of Japan that the series talks about
My brain was not working well enough to remember to ask for plugs, so
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The Conquest of Ainu Lands: Ecology and Culture in Japanese Expansion,1590-1800. Walker, Brett, 2001.
Race, resistance and the Ainu of Japan. Siddle, Richard, 2014. Sheffield Centre for Japanese.
Beyond Ainu Studies: Changing Academic and Public Perspectives. Hudson, Mark; Lewallen, Ann-elise; Watson, Mark; 2016. University of Hawai’i Press.
Ryan and Kris are joined by Leslie Lee of Struggle Session to talk about a history-heavy isekai by the creator of Hellsing
Ryan (@HandleOfRy) and T (@RickyRawls, Champagne Sharks) find out the woke Tumblr kiddos were right about this one, it's very bad. But also, somehow, good?
Daniel (@apeirophobic) and Cheech (@hermesthemagi) join to talk about Dr. Stone and why Senku is an evil piece of shit
Ryan (@handleOfRy) and Abdul (@SocialistRaptor) talk about the only isekai ever made about getting stuck in a video game. Spoiler: It's, surprisingly, extremely good.
Be sure to listen to Kino Lefter and check out Abdul's other work here
To kick off Isekai July, una (@unaxiii) comes on to talk about one of their favorite series, Youjo Senki/The Saga of Tanya the Evil
Correction: I mixed up zaibatsu with keiretsu. Pieter's definition was correct.
Ryan and Abdul talk Aim for the Top 2!: Diebuster
Ryan (@HandleOfRy), Adam (aka Cheech aka @HermesMagi) and Abdul (@AbdulYMalik) from the Kino Lefter film podcast review Hideaki Anno's directorial debut, Gunbuster.
Special thanks to Beep Beep Lettuce!
Abdul's writing: https://www.abdulymalik.com/
Adam's new podcast will be called The LEFTovers