G&G Moviecast 35: Aragami with Andy Kitkowski

G&G Moviecast 35: Aragami with Andy Kitkowski

Hey everybody, we’re back! Please blame the long delay on Andy Kitkowski, who talked about way too many cool things during a long and fascinating discussion about Aragami: God of Battle, and well, everything else.  Clyde did yeoman’s work collecting the massive array of links you see below. Without him, we might have just had to podfade. We have a stack of episodes in the can, and now that Clyde has broken the dam, we should be back on schedule. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:28:36 — 81.1MB) Show Notes RoboGeisha Dead Sushi Zombie ass: The Toilet of the Dead Machine Girl James Brown loves soup Troma Tenra Bansho Zero This Week in Tech http://twit.tv/ Crunchyroll Bob Sapp [sws_divider_basic] Oh! My Zombie Mermaid The Calamari Wrestler Karate-Robo Zaborgar Freddie Wong Green Snake Yeti: A Gay Love Story Mamoru Oshii Naoto Takenaka Garo: Makai Senki Tom Hanks interview on The Nerdist [sws_divider_basic] Triplets (Twins sequel) Jam Films Ringu 2LDK Verse Godzilla Final Wars Pacific Rim Idris Elba Bliss Stage Ryuhei Kitamura [sws_divider_basic] The Midnight Meat Train Tak Sakaguchi Miyamoto Musashi Duel Project Azumi Sky High Longinus Baton No One Lives Marble City Takao Osawa Jin Alive Aya Ueto Yakuza 4 edmcw on...
Geeky & Genki Moviecast 33 – Sha Po Lang, Space Brothers, and the Death of Console Gaming

Geeky & Genki Moviecast 33 – Sha Po Lang, Space Brothers, and the Death of Console Gaming

This week, we talk about Wilson Yip’s Sha Po Lang, the film that established Donnie Yuen’s bona fides as a top tier action star. Before we get there: Clyde tells us about his new anime crush – Space Brothers Clyde tells us that Halo 4 doesn’t suck as much as Tom Chick says it does. We talk about Tim Schaaff, the head of Sony’s Network Entertainment division stepping down, about Sony’s present travails, and the impending death of console gaming.   Space Brothers Opening Sha Po Lang Trailer Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:04:23 — 58.9MB) edmcw on...
Grave of the Fireflies Getting Ready to Break Your Heart in English

Grave of the Fireflies Getting Ready to Break Your Heart in English

Isao Takahata’s legendary WWII tearjerker, based on Akiyuki Nosaka’s loosely autobiographical novel of the same name, has been optioned for a live-action adaptation in the UK by Dresden Pictures. Production is scheduled to begin in 2014. Grave of the Fireflies is one of Anime’s immortal classics, and I am sort of dreading what this adaptation may look like. I suspect we’re going to see it recast as a tale of the London Blitz. I’m not entirely sure how to feel about that. Regardless of how this adaptation turns out, Grave of the Fireflies is an important and powerful film. If you haven’t already seen it, you owe it to yourself to check it out. Just make sure you bring a hankie. Roger Ebert talks about the importance of Grave of the Fireflies hat tip: Screen Daily edmcw on...
Geeky & Genki Gamecast Episode 19 – Kyle Simons and the Magicians RPG

Geeky & Genki Gamecast Episode 19 – Kyle Simons and the Magicians RPG

Hey everybody! This week we talk with Kyle Simons about his new language-learning RPG, Magicians, and its remarkably rapid rise on Kickstarter! We talk about the following: Kyle’s gamer history The origins of Magicians, and its influences The mechanics and gameplay of Magicians The secrets to Magicians’ Kickstarter success The stretch goals for Magicians, including Andy Kitkowski’s (now unlocked) Japaese language hack! Bullying in Korean schools Standing desks for Godzilla Ideas for the G&G cardset for Magicians Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 45:39 — 41.8MB) edmcw on...