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Wayward Podcast Ep 42: The Popularity Schism

0 Submitted by on Wed, 22 June 2016, 09:59
Toshi and Richard are back and addressing a rather interesting listener question this episode. The topic: the differences in series popularity between Japan and the West. We talk about several series that have had a huge cultural impact in the Western world, but are little more than a footnote in the country where they were created and theorize as to Continue Reading...
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World of UScast: Wayward Podcast Ep 41: Covering a Franchise Part Tres

0 Submitted by on Thu, 02 June 2016, 10:59
It’s taken three episodes, but finally Toshi and Richard complete their coverage of the Gundam franchise. After some intro discussions we go on to talk about Richard’s favorite series, Gundam SEED and its sequel, Gundam SEED Destiny, as well as Gundam 00, Gundam Age, Gundam Build Fighters, and Gundam Iron Blooded Orphans. It’s a vast, ever-expanding franchise, but hopefully it Continue Reading...
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World of UScast: Wayward Podcast Ep 40 – Covering a Franchise Part Deus

1 Submitted by on Wed, 11 May 2016, 08:59
Richard and some idiot who can’t remember Gary Oldman’s name (Toshi) return to talk about giant robots. While last time we discussed what is considered the “main Gundam universe,” the Universal Century timeline, this time it’s all about the alternate universes. In this episode we cover the three “letter” series, G Gundam, Gundam W, and Gundam X, three series that Continue Reading...
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World of UScast: Wayward Podcast Ep 38: The Magical Girl to End All Magical Girls

1 Submitted by on Mon, 28 March 2016, 09:59
Magical girls! Whether you think the concept is interesting, fascinating, overdone, or just plain stupid, we have a series that’s worth checking out. Richard and Toshi sit down to talk about the deepest and best deconstruction of the genre. Spoiler talk goes pretty in depth so be warned. Note: Topic discussions start at about the 25 minute mark. Massive spoiler Continue Reading...
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World of UScast: Wayward Podcast Ep 36: El Psy Congroo

0 Submitted by on Mon, 15 February 2016, 15:59
Toshi and Richard are back again, and this time they’re discussing one of their favorite game/anime series of all time, Steins; Gate, and further perpetuate the theory that time travel makes everything better. We give a fairly spoiler-free introduction for anyone who might be sensitive to things like that, and then go head long into in depth plot reveals afterwards. Continue Reading...
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World of UScast: Wayward Podcast Ep 35: No Fate/ But What We Make

0 Submitted by on Thu, 28 January 2016, 15:59
We’re trying something new this time. Toshi and Richard sit down to talk about the recent goings on in Japan and actually have a topic to discuss. In the first half, they talk about the recent developments with the Japanese boy band, SMAP, and the production company behind them, the evil incarnate that is, Johnny’s Entertainment. In the second half, Continue Reading...
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World of UScast: Wayward Podcast Ep 33: The Pink Slip

0 Submitted by on Fri, 11 December 2015, 11:59
Things have been somewhat rocky as Toshi finds himself recently unemployed. But not everything’s doom and gloom! This episode, Sarah joins in from across the pond to talk recent doings, Star Wars, and other random oddities. Check it out! Note: This episode contains theories that could turn out to be spoilers for the upcoming Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Continue Reading...
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