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Anime Roundtable #47

The regular season finale. First some thoughts on reading manga in digital forms. Then after seeing IGN’s elaborate April Fool’s joke, we talk about a few good ones. Then a listener e-mail prompts a discussion on the merits of North American cartoons over the last 20 years. In an extended bullets segment, we talk about Joe Hisashi, X Japan, Gonzo and open pricing, the used book market in Japan, and a kicker you’d have to hear to believe.

And once again, we tried to video tape the show, and technical difficulties prevented it from being available again. Thank god again too, we said waaaay too much during the breaks. Someone up there must like me.

Mike Nicolas, Adam Grant, Mohamed Sharmarke, Geoff Greig. (1:06)

  • Links of Interest

    DS Vision: A DS flash card with the Nintendo Seal of Approval (Japanese site)

    IGN’s April Fools Joke along with a behind the scenes video

    IGN’s interview with the director for their April Fools joke

    Rainfall Films (IGN’s accomplice)

    Bookoff: Japanese used bookstore chain (English Website)

    An article on the kicker in the bullets segment

    Yawara on Animeigo site along with pre order form

    Promo
    Dave and Joel’s Fast Karate for the Gentleman


  • And in case you’re too lazy to check the links and/or still don’t know, here’s IGN’s April Fools Joke.




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