Sunday, August 28, 2022

The Anime Nostalgia Podcast - ep 110: Giant Robo with MinovskyArticle

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Last month, the beginning of a well-loved OVA series turned 30 years old:  Yasuhiro Imagawa’s love letter to mangaka Mitsuteru Yokoyama’s career, Giant Robo: The Animation (aka Giant Robo: The Day The Earth Stood Still)! And to celebrate this momentous occasion, Casey (aka MinovskyArticle) has returned to talk about all things Robo with me! For the first part of the podcast, we discuss in a spoiler-free way what exactly the series is, it’s history, why it’s special, and why you should check it out! After that, we go all out in the spoiler-zone to gush about our favorite characters, scenes, and answer all your listener questions! (Spoiler talk starts at around the 1:34:17 mark.) So sit back, relax, and celebrate one of our favorite anime series with us in this GIANT-sized, nearly 3-hour long episode! 

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1 comment:

  1. That was fun. You got me re-watching Giant Robo. I'm doing one episode a night.

    I saw the first episode when it had just come out and I was hooked not only because of the style but due to recognizing characters from Chinese literature. There is a good complete translation of the "Water Margin" as "Outlaws of the Marsh" in a 4 volume box set. Great stuff, there is murder, mayhem, thievery, poisoning, the sacking of cities, massacres of innocents, cannibalism and more. And those are the good guys!