Anime Roundtable v2.0 #81 – April 23 2023: At the Movies (and the Video Store?)

We carve out time for the first time in a month to gather around the table and talk about the Super Mario Bros movie to start and wonder how other Nintendo IPs would work as movies

0:23:15 – We give a brief thought on Suzume and preview the Space Heater Chat coming up later this week

0:36:35 – James brought up the Polygon article about the staying power of anime on physical media. And how important that is. Straddling the line between collectable and consumable

Then we talk some live action

1:12:00 – The test screening for the One Piece live action didn’t go all that well did it?

1:27:50 – The Drops of God live action on Apple TV+. This is different, but it might be good

1:38:30 – The hottest anime right now is not streaming on Crunchyroll

The Community Calendar

1:47:22 – Looking ahead to this weekend’s Toronto Comic Arts Festival. And a reminder to always support the independent artists (or in this case, one of Moh’s friends)

1:58:51 – The latest Anime North news, with the first Japanese Guests announced 

2:04:03 – RADWIMPS comes to Toronto this week!!

This Week’s Drinking Game: Take a shot everytime Mike says the word “facetious”

Opening Theme: “FUBUKI – Snowstorm” performed by Pico Masaki

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