Anime World Order Show # 120 – More Anime82 Questions, Part 1

We were sent another batch of questions from the Anime82 Podcast, and since it took us 3 hours to answer them all, we figured we’d post our responses here across 3 installments. The questions were sent to several other podcasters as well, so head on over there to hear everybody else’s replies. Perhaps we should have sent our responses to Anime82 first before posting this ourselves, since our not having sent this audio is probably preventing them from posting in the first place? Details, details.

Daryl was on the Greatest Movie EVER! podcast, talking about the 1986 animated Fist of the North Star movie. He’s pretty sure the lyrics are in fact “ease my pain, ease my loneliness” but comprehension of Kodomo Band transcends mere mortals.

The Youtube channel with Gerald playing old stuff on emulator is here. It’s mostly being done just to figure out how all these tools work, so it’s still “work in progress.” Daryl keeps a rotating 2 hour playlist of Japanese and independent pro wrestling here, and will have you know that he made all of those GIFs himself.

Below are timecodes for the questions that were sent to us, but we tend to drift pretty far away from answering each of them to discuss what in our minds are “related topics”:

08:05 – Introduce yourselves

10:07 – What was the last fansubbed anime you watched?

16:19 – What’s the biggest difference between anime now from anime of the 80s or 90s?

24:36 – Do you think the anime industry has improved from ten years ago, or worsened?

32:43 – What are some current shows in anime you are impressed by?

40:15 – What is the anime you’ve gone back to rewatch the most?

50:14 – Which studio do you feel has really declined when compared to “the golden age”?

Bonus – Daryl Answers Anime82’s 12 Questions: Reverse Edition

As promised, here’s a re-casting of Daryl’s answers to the latest round of anime podcaster questions put forth by Regan Strongblood of the Anime82 podcast. We’ll be back to actual episodes next time. Probably.

In the event the next AWO comes out way later than usual, be a gangsta and back Masaaki Yuasa’s Kickstarter.