Expletives deleted on our 19th podcast
Jeremy Graves, Andrew Hewson and Jerome Mazandarani (with Jonathan Clements of Schoolgirl Milky Crisis joining from the interwebs) are on hand to discuss new releases, upcoming releases, behind-the-scenes gossip, and a whole bunch of topics from jobs in the anime business to Google glasses, available to download now.
00:00 Jeremy’s usual hello, and an announcement of Sword Art Online, coming in December.
03:00 Thoughts on the Manchester Comic Con.
04:20 Jonathan’s hottest events — probably Finland.
06:00 How does someone get into the translation business? Is there any way to talk them out of it? What advantage do students from Edinburgh have? Spotting references in Japanese films and whether or not you should dedicate your entire efforts to nothing but anime translation. Another hymn to the glories of Bethan Jones. The politics of running a blog for promotional purposes.
15:00 The trouble that anime fans have finding work in the anime business
20:00 Delay to Deadman Wonderland. The Panasonic play issue with Un-go.
21:00 Last Exile, Fam the Silver Wing, pushed back to December.
22:00 Blue Exorcist definitive edition.
23:00 Streetfighter II the Anime — WTF is going on with the English dub?
25:50 The history of fifteening, and the unexpected role of Mrs Doubtfire.
28:00 Jerome’s journey to a sweary alternate universe. Quite a few bleeps in this section.
30:30 Jerome’s stomach grumbling grab-bag competition.
33:00 How to insult someone in Japanese.
35:00 Available now:
Naruto Shippuden Complete Series 3 on DVD; Shiki – Complete Series 1 on DVD; Kenichi – The Mightiest Disciple Collection 1 on DVD; Blood C – Complete Series on DVD and Blu-ray; Last Exile Complete Series 1 on DVD; Bakuman Series 1 on DVD; Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood Part 5 on Blu-ray; Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood – Collection 1 (Eps 1-35) on Blu-ray; Naruto Shippuden Box Set 13 (eps 154-166) on DVD; Panty & Stocking With Garterbelt as a Blu-ray+DVD combo pack; One Piece Collection 2 on DVD; Cat Planet Cuties on DVD; Aria The Scarlet Ammo on DVD; Tiger & Bunny Part 3 (DVD+BD combo); Steins;Gate Part 1 on DVD and BD; Dragonball Z Season 8 on DVD; Persona 4 Box 3 (DVD+BD combo); Fairy Tail Collection 1 (eps 1-25); K-On Season 2 Part 2 on DVD; Hellsing Ultimate Parts 1-4 Collection on DVD and BD; Horizon On The Middle Of Nowhere Season 1 on DVD and BD. And by the time everyone is hearing this, 5th August is the release day of Kenichi The Mightiest Disciple Collection 2 on DVD and Clannad Complete Series Boxset on DVD.
37:00 12th August: Naruto Shippuden Movie 3: The Will Of Fire on DVD & BD; Naruto Shippuden Movie Triple Pack on DVD and BD; Hellsing: The Complete Original Series on DVD. Plus details of the Naruto tweetalong event on 15th August at 7pm.
45:00 Ask Manga UK. What are the chances of rereleasing 1990s classics? For example: Fist of the North Star.
50:00 The origins of New Fist of the North Star.
52:00 Will Black Rock Shooter lead to more subs-only releases?
53:00 Do you acquire TV rights?
56:00 Shifts in meaning of the term “TV show”.
58:00 The effects of production committees.
60:00 Kotobukiya at San Diego.
64:00 Chances for getting Darker Than Black sequels on Blu-ray?
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66:00 19th August: Space Battleship Yamato, the live-action film coming on Blu-ray.
68:00 What does the kanji mean in the Manga logo?
71:00 Somehow, we get onto time-travelling steampunk foxes.
72:00 Chances of releasing A Certain Scientific Railgun?
73:00 More in-house authoring coming up?
77:00 Chances of releasing Yamato 2199 if the movie is successful?
79:00 Favourite sweets or chocolate? And we’re out.
The Podcast is available to download now HERE, or find it and an archive of previous shows at our iTunes page. For a detailed contents listing of previous podcasts, check out our Podcasts page.