Episode 265 – Angel’s Egg (Once More)

It’s that time of year when we like to get eggy! No, not Easter, it’s DITB’s annual Angel’s Egg podcast. Joining us this time around we have Aaron Long and Grace Chan. Will they find it a good egg, a bad egg or a curate’s egg? What new things will Brian and Anthony glean from this year’s viewing? Listen and learn.

Episode 264 – Steamboy

Anthony and Brian take a look back to 2004’s Steamboy following its recent UK BD release and appearance on Netflix.

AV Club interview circa initial Steamboy release

Episode 263 – The Boy and The Beast

Lewis Smith joins us to discuss the 2015 Mamoru Hosoda film. It took so long to get a UK release we’re months away from his next film!

Episode 262 – Monster City

Lewis Smith joins us today to talk about Yoshiaki Kawajiri’s 1988 adaptation of Demon City Shinjuku¬†by Hideyuki Kikuchi. Better known to people of a certain age as the Manga Video release Monster City.

What are our memories of the OVA? Does re-watching it in 2017 destroy said memories? And what did Anthony think, coming to this fresh? Find out, on this barely themed Halloween episode of DITB!

Episode 261 – The Night Is Short, Walk On Girl

Anthony and Brian go to the cinema 275 miles apart to see the first of Masaaki Yuasa’s new films – The Night Is Short, Walk On Girl. The creative team from Tatami Galaxy return with another tale of the hunt for that rose-coloured campus life.

Episode 260 – Autumn Anime Preview

Anthony and Brian run through all they anime they think are starting in October, and at least one they discover isn’t. If you like sequels and shows about boy bands, then this season is for you!

This marks week 3 of Brian’s cough, probably only another 3 weeks to go!

Episode 259 – Your Name

Dynamite In The Brain has had a strained relationship with Makoto Shinkai’s work in the past, but has he turned it around with the BIGGEST ANIME OF ALL TIME, Your Name?¬†Grace Chan and Niall Flanagan join us to get our thoughts in order about this hit anime film.

Also: Heybot is mentioned and we play a dumb quiz. So a typical DITB episode.

Episode 258 – We All Went To Kitacon

Anthony and Brian are joined by Niall Flanagan and Ebbie (BizarreJelly5) to run down the highlights and the lowlights of a weekend spent at Warwick Arts Centre in the company of roughly 1500 attendees of Kitacon. We’re not even joking!

You can hear the parody songs that we discuss on this podcast here.

Episode 257 – Ping Pong The Animation

As I rush out the door to Kitacon, enjoy this look at Masaaki Yuasa’s 2014 series Ping Pong The Animation.

Episode 256 – All Purpose, Pre-Recorded Convention Commentary

Use this MP3 to guide you through your anime convention. From buying a ticket to coming home, Anthony and Brian cover everything you can expect to encounter at an anime convention. And few things you won’t. And it works for any anime convention. 100% generic and definitely not mainly about the upcoming Kitacon.

Talking of which, join Brian on Friday 18th August 2017 in Woods-Scawen for “Anime Space Disco”, on Saturday 19th August in the Theatre for “MADstravaganza” and join the whole DITB gang for a live episode on Sunday 20th in The Studio!