Bonus – 2000-2002 In Review With TV’s Matt Alt

Two months after everyone else on the planet has done THEIR decade in review, we decide it’s time we start on ours! With special guest, TV’s Matt Alt from AltJapan!

This was not stolen from the Hot Tears of Shame podcast.
This was not stolen from the Hot Tears of Shame podcast. We made it ourselves.

MOST DANGEROUS Matt Alt is the author of books and things, but it’s cool because they have pretty pictures:
Yokai Attack!: The Japanese Monster Survival Guide
Hello, Please! Very Helpful Super Kawaii Characters from Japan
Super #1 Robot: Japanese Robot Toys, 1972-1982

Perhaps you have read Matt Alt’s articles within the pages of Otaku USA magazine, the finest of all magazines which you should buy/subscribe to if you love us as much as you say you do. Perhaps you have heard of the Japanese adventures Matt Alt has undertaken on the Hot Tears of Shame podcast. Or perhaps you have read about the exploits, adventures, and conquests of Matt Alt on your favorite Wapanese gamer blog. Or maybe you missed it because there are like, 70 updates a day on that site. Craaaaaaaaaaaazy, man. Regardless, the AWO decade in review will build off of Matt Alt’s writings at, namely this article.


Anime World Order Show # 85d – The Art of Osamu Tezuka: It’ll Stop a Bullet

Clarissa wraps things up by reviewing the hardcover edition (with DVD) of this new coffee table style book by Helen McCarthy. Filled with a variety of never-before-seen pictures from the life and times of Japan’s “God of Manga,” this book is totally worth buying via this link so that we can make like forty cents commission. Remember: it’ll stop a bullet! Disclaimer: the AWO makes no guarantees as to the the size or caliber of the bullet that this book can stop.