With self-quarantining and social distancing well underway, we scrap our initial choice for this episode to one that we can all stream legally and discuss over Discord. So instead of Garzey's Wing, club members Dennis, Ed, Kate, and Karen discuss 1989's Riding Bean from Kenichi Sonoda. We're revisiting Chicago in an anime again! There's exciting car chase sequences, a tricked out super car, Mission Impossible style disguises, a different looking Rally Vincent, what is and isn't bulletproof, and some major gaslighting.
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Be safe, stay indoors if you can, and watch some anime. Kanpai!
On this episode, the crew goes extra long after a corrupted hard drive loses the first half of our Gundam 0080 talk. So instead, Dennis, Ed, Karen, Kate, and returning guest Jet discuss all 6 episodes of War in the Pocket. We discuss Al's super powers of marathon running, terrible trade skills, Chris being the best girl next door, Garcia and Mikhail's dub accents, crocodile tears, and bad Federation policies. So grab yourself a hamburger, because daddy's coming home for Christmas.
Special thanks to returning guest Jet! (@jetspectacular)
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On this episode the crew goes over the 1995 OVA series Gunsmith Cats, from Kenichi Sonoda. Action, thrills, excitement -- all in the classic anime setting of...Chicago? Hope you like action and fast cars. Where have we heard that tagline before? We discuss May's psyche, the picturesque look of the city, searching for a private yacht club in South Michigan, and why is Rally allowed to be so heavily armed as a private citizen. Featuring the voices of Dennis, Ed, Karen, Kate, and Garrett.
Gunsmith Cats is currently available to purchase through Animeigo's website.
On this episode, we have more than a full clubhouse to discuss the animated short video of On Your Mark, with music by Chage & Aska and animation by Studio Ghibli from 1995. Diana, Ed, Kate, Dennis, Karen, Garrett, and Sam are joined by special guest Eron, making his first actual episode appearance (he was on the Project A-Ko Facebook Live we did on New Years Eve). There's a brief history on the super duo CHAGE & ASKA, trying to explain what went on in the music video visuals, some inspirations behind Miyazaki's imagery, and surprisingly so much more than what would be your normal music video discussion.
Thanks to special guest Eron (@eronrauch) for joining us on this episode!
On Your Mark is not available for purchase in North America, but you can officially own it in the Studio Ghibli Short Film Collection that was released in July of 2019.
Recorded live from Anime Los Angeles in Ontario, California, the Vintage Anime Club discusses some popular anime from 1995. Enjoy the music and the trip down memory lane!