Animebostoncast 2012: To Thigh-High Stockings and Striped Panties

NTR Radio Gaiden has arrived!

Gaiden episodes differ in that they have a narrower focus (not always related to anime, but usually). As a result, they’re usually either longer or shorter than normal episodes.

This time around, we hear my report from Anime Boston 2012, inbetween talking about Upotte!! and responding to some listener emails.

 

 

NTR Radio is a three-way venture between Kgods of a-theory.com, VZMK2 of vzmk2moeandmechagatti.wordpress.com, and myself, Timeenforceranubis of sheslostcontrol.net. Special thanks to VZ for the logo.
 
Question, comments, ideas for future show topics, and anything you want read out on the show can be sent to NTRradio(at)gmail(dot)com.

Moé and Emotion

 

There’s something to be said about a show that can draw a genuine emotional response from the viewer. When every element of a show, from the story, to the characters, is working to make the viewer feel a certain way, and succeeds, it’s a testament to the kind of power a well-crafted anime has. At times, moé is a major factor in playing with the viewer’s emotions.

Two anime in particular, Clannad and School Days, have managed a strategic use of moé that, coupled with the show’s story, tugs at just the right heartstrings at just the right time to elicit a true emotional response out of me.

This article with undoubtedly contain hardcore spoilers for both Clannad, Clannad: After Story, and School Days.
Hit the jump and don’t say I didn’t warn you.

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She’s launched a Zudah! – Mobile Suit Gundam MS IGLOO

Howdy!

Time Enforcer Anubis here with a fresh review!

The One Year War era of Gundam is an infinitely-expandable part of the Gundam Franchise. While the Mobile Suit Gundam anime focuses on the RX-78-2 and the White Base crew, there are a plethora of other events that happen before, during, and after the events of the TV series.

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Operation Hikari: The SLC Anime/Taskforce M.O.E. Invasion of Boston, MA

Howdy!

Time Enforcer Anubis here, and yes, one man is an invasion.

I will be at Anime Boston, which happens April 6-8 in the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Mass.

AB is the big con I go to each year, and it’s always a blast every time.

The schedule is here.

The panels I plan on attending are as follows:

Friday

  • Anime Clubs (3:00 PM)
  • The How to Run a Panel Panel (4:30 PM)
  • I, Otaku: the Past, Present, and Future of our Subculture Worldwide (5:45 PM)
  • Visual Novels and Eroge (12:45 AM)

Saturday

  • Evolution of the Giant Robot (2:15 PM)
  • Clannad: The Place Where Wishes Come True (9:15 PM)
  • Hentai Worth Watching (11:00 PM)
  • FAKKU! Q & A (1:00 AM)

(I don’t know when I’m leaving Sunday, so that’s up in the air)

 

Between panels, I’ll likely be adventuring around the convention center, looking around the dealer room and artist alley, or gaming in the videogame room.

I’m easy to find, just look for:

  • The gentleman in the black suit with the Zero mask.

Or

  • The guy in a woodland camo uniform, wearing a helmet with cat ears on it and a Taskforce M.O.E. patch on his right shoulder. May or may not have a gasmask on.

 

It’s gonna be epic. I can tell you that much right now.