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Anime Soapbox 09: 2015 Christmas Debacle

Anime Soapbox 09: 2015 Christmas Debacle

Subscribe to our RSS Feed: Check us out! Anime Soapbox is ALIVE! However, this is not the first podcast of the new year. Technical issues have stalled the podcast, but we should be back starting next week. As a consolation prize, here is the last episode recorded in 2015. It was supposed to go up […]

Denpa Onna is Shinbo’s Take on a Key Romance

Denpa Onna is Shinbo's Take on a Key Romance

Whether you choose to describe Shinbo Akiyuki‘s career as “distinguished” or merely “prolific” depends on your opinion of his success rate. With that said, I don’t think there are many anime fans who haven’t seen at least one Shinbo anime they liked, just on the count of the fact that he’s made so many, and […]

The Unpredictability of Angel Beats

The Unpredictability of Angel Beats

There are two types of people in the world: those who like Angel Beats, and those who don’t… which, of course, completely ignores the third type that haven’t heard of Angel Beats, let alone seen an episode, which constitute the vast majority of the world’s population. Either way, there’s one thing common across both types […]

You Can Keep the Furniture

You Can Keep the Furniture

Anyone who’s seen Saturday morning cartoons would be familiar with amnesia as a plot device. There’s a certain popular formula: a character suffers a bump on the head and forgets who he is, where he lives and who his friends are. Of course, this is quickly resolved before the end of an episode, and the […]