Anime Ichiban

Anime Ichiban 25: A Recipe for Romance

February 16, 2020

The Anime Ichiban crew is in a Valentine's mood and discuss what makes for a memorable romance and couple in anime. Oh, and some pseudo-hentai got yanked from streaming and broadcast services.


16:08 - Carole & Tuesday Director, Shinichiro Watanabe, Interview Tidbits
22:12 - Interspecies Reviewers's Removal from Streaming and Broadcasting Platforms
30:15 - Paranoia Agent Streaming for First Time Ever
33:49 - Japanese Publishing Industry Statistics
38:13 - Fate/Grand Order Global Revenue
41:50 - Main Event: What makes for a compelling romance in anime? What are some of our favorites? What can the anime medium accomplish with romance that others can't?


Intro - "Uso no Hibana" by 96neko (Scum's Wish opening theme)
Outro - "Hold Me Now" by Vo.Nai BrXX & Celeina (Carole & Tuesday ending theme)

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