Anime Podcast S2 E6: A Story That Explains Why Darling in the FranXX was a Narrative Mess

Pop Team Epic again somehow makes its way onto the show as we discuss the new Poputepipikku card game. Then, it’s the usual Week In Review with Attack on Titan, Overlord III, and SteinsGate;0.

Lastly, in a segment inspired by some recent discussion on the blog, Derek outlines a narrative about the production of Darling in the FranXX that may very well be more interesting (and believable) than the story of DarliFra itself.

All that and more on this week’s episode of The Weeabros Anime Podcast!

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The Story of the Ore To Shore: What Happens When a Regular Nerd Tries to be an Athlete

Every summer, there’s a mountain bike event that begins in the rolling hills near the birthplace of iron ore mining in Michigan, and ends along the pristine shoreline of Lake Superior. The event is known as the Ore to Shore. The true race is the 48-mile long “Hard Rock” (77 km for the international readers).

I was not part of that race…. Still, I had a title to uphold. This is a story about one otaku’s effort to repeat a 1st-place age group finish in one of the shorter races.

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Anime Podcast S2 E5 : Disgruntled Fanboys and the Issue of Making Changes to Source Material

First, we’ll take a look at Yahoo’s numbers on the “most searched” anime during the first half of the year.

Then, it’s Attack on Titan, Overlord III, and Steins;Gate 0 in the Week In Review.

Lastly, should a studio strive to remain as faithful as possible to the source material it’s adapting, or should they have the freedom to make changes? If so, what kind?

All that and more on this week’s episode of The Weeabros Anime Podcast.

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Brotherhood of the World Bloggers’ Award

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Man, it sure would be nice if WordPress would consistently give me pingback notifications. Anyway, thanks to AnimeQandA for the nomination. If it is additional nominations you seek, Cactus Matt, feel free to crash the Create-A-Story Tag with me. I don’t know exactly how you guys would do it over there, but I’m sure you could think of something.

Rules

1. Thank the person who nominated you and link back to their blog.
2. Answer the questions sent to you.
3. Nominate around 10 others.
4. Create your own set of questions for your nominees and display the rules.

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The Best Animated Series That Aren’t Anime

There are so, so many good shows out there, so many of which are animated. Most of us are here because we think anime is the best incarnation of it. Still, there are several other animated series that are not Japanese anime. Let’s take some time out here to count down some of the best of ‘em.

This list will consist of series that are intended for the adult or young adult demographic. There are plenty of “kids’ shows” that are great, but they’ll eventually get a list of their own.

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