Put on your otter-skin coats for a journey into some classic Japanese children’s literature. On this episode, Austin and Bill are talking about the 1985 classic anime movie Night on the Galactic Railroad based on the influential children’s novel by Kenji Miyazawa.
We’re also talking about some adjacent anime including 1997’s Spring and Chaos and 2012’s The Life of Budori Gusuko.
In the pre-show we talk about the Crunchyroll X Funimation merger and what we’ve been watching in the current anime season including Spy X Family, Ya Boi Kongming, and Birdy Wing. We recorded this a few weeks back so we’re not completely up-to-date but it’s good enough.
Anyways, hope you enjoy the episode! Why are they cats? I guess you’ll find out.
Hosted by Austin (@bebopshock and @firstname.lastname@example.org) and Bill (@wbforeman999).
As of this recording, Night on the Galactic Railroad is available for purchase on Bluray from Discotek Media and streaming on Crunchyroll (not sponsored).
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