On the Couch with Geek Ink: Episode 2 – The Road to Geekdom

We take a trip down memory lane with Geek Ink this episode.

Podcast version: https://archive.org/details/GeekInkEp02

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Geek Ink Thinks: Perceptions of Race in Anime

I chat a bit about the visual style of anime and how it relates to race.

 

Cool Stuff: We Call It Toonami – An Unofficial Toonami Documentary

I’m relaunching the Cool Stuff series! It’s not going to be a regular series of posts, but will instead showcase the best cool stuff I find from other content creators.

Let’s begin with the mini-documentary, We Call it Toonami! Toonami was a timeslot on Cartoon Network that focused mainly on anime, and this short doccie gives some insight into how it came about.

First impressions for Boku no Hero, Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress, and Kuromokuro

My hero academia kabaneri of the iron fortress kuromukuro

Every season there’s a number of new anime shows are released, most of which are simply terrible. I haven’t finished watching all the new shows that have been released, but here’s three shows that I’ve quite liked so far.

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Geek Ink Thinks: Ghost in the Shell, Hollywood and the “whitewashing” of characters

Scarlett Johansson Ghost in the Shell Major Kusanagi

While I am not a huge fan of Hollywood changing the race of such an iconic character and would prefer if this film had an Asian cast, it has gotten me thinking about the subject of “whitewashing” in Hollywood, and more specifically “Can Ghost in the Shell be given a Western makeover, and can it be done without sacrificing the key concepts of the story?”

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Just for the record, I admire a woman who speaks from the heart – The Cat Returns Review

The Cat Returns

I originally watched The Cat Returns after watching a lot of Miyazaki films, and I didn’t love it. I re-watched it again yesterday and enjoyed it a lot more this time around.

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