After last week’s Alita podcast, we stay in the realm of the cyborg and look at 10 anime with cyborg themes with view to adding them to the Famous Anime Podcast’s Hall of Anime Fame.
Jon Anning returns to discuss another Hollywood manga adaptation. Will this one be better than Ghost In The Shell. Well at this point you already know. And some of our predictions on its success are now proved wrong.
Plus: Brian solves the dilemma of a Hollywood Akira movie!
Lewis Smith is back to help us work our way from MANV 1028 and MANV 1048 as we continue our countdown of Manga Video’s VHS releases. This week we start with the proto-Inuyasha of Fire Tripper and end with the CLAMP psychic detectives of Tokyo Babylon. Plus: the arrival of the man who brought the sort of premium swearing forever associated with this era.
This episode should have come out between Monster City and The Boy and the Beast podcasts, so that’s why some of the references to other episodes seem wonky.