Anime Ichiban

Anime Ichiban 15: Location, Location, Localization

June 17, 2019

E3 just wrapped up and the crew can't contain their excitement about it. We incorporate a bit of our passion for games into a discussion on localization and the challenges thereof.


0:00 - Introductions and E3 Hype
15:00 - News: Your Lie in April in a classical music festival
25:23 - News: Code Geass director on the current anime environment
32:37 - News: NRA Japan anime PR ambassadors
36:10 - News: Crunchyroll viewership statistics
44:30 - Main Topic: What makes up a good game or anime localization?
1:02:25 - Main Topic: Anime adaptations that exceed and failed to meet expectations
1:17:31 - Closing remarks


Intro - "Kaze no Uta" by FLOW (Tales of Zestiria the X opening theme)
Outro - "Lucky Ending" by Vickeblanka (Fruits Basket 2019 ending theme)

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