6ixTalk – Anime Roundtable v2.0 #13 – August 10 2019

The Kyoto Animation Studio arson dominates the start of this episode, more than three weeks afterwards. We take a step back and give our thoughts on the coverage and the immediate and long term affects on the industry, and remember some of the victims (22:50)

As we come back from the break we regard James and Neil’s lack of appearance (31:25), then we go into the Toronto Anime Community calendar with the Mississauga Japan Fest (35:50), Weathering with You’s North American premier at TIFF (38:35), screenings at the JCCC, and end off with Kevin talking about his upcoming trip to K-Con in LA (55:10)

Mike Nicolas, Kevin Ng, Mohamed Sharmarke

Links of Interest

CBC News on the Kyoto Animation Arson

Susan Napier on the long term affects of the Kyoto Animation Arson

John Ledford Interview on NHK World’s Newsroom Tokyo

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