Blatant Filler Ep. 1: The Devil is a Part-Timer

June 17, 2016

On the very first episode of Blatant Filler, JJ, Adam and Collin highlight the fantasy/work-place comedy series The Devil is a Part-Timer and examine its quite surprising impact on western viewers.

 

WARNING: Heavy amounts of spoilers for The Devil is a Part-Timer ahead. It is recommended to have watched all the way through the TV series, though nothing from the light novels/manga will be covered.

 

Series info:

The Devil is a Part-Timer

Aired from: April 4, 2013 – June 27, 2013

Studio: White Fox

Director: Naoto Hosoda

Writer: Masahiro Yokotani

Composer: Ryosuke Nakanishi

Licensed by: FUNimation (In NA)

Original Work by: Satoshi Wagahara (Light Novel)

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9eCFxxQ4WE0

 

Credits:

Hosts:

JJ: https://twitter.com/thejourneyman66

Adam: https://twitter.com/adamk678

Collin: https://twitter.com/Sakaerion

 

Planning:

JJ

Adam

Collin

 

Editing:

JJ

 

Logo Design:

Collin

 

Opening song: Chased by a Running Chupacabra by Son of a Bit

Taken from feemusicarchive.com and is licensed under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States

Closing song: Poisons & Potions by Edward Shallow

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You can follow this show on twitter at @BlatantFiller for more updates and be sure to subscribe, like and share if you enjoyed this podcast!

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Blatant Filler Ep. 2: Kill la Kill

June 24, 2016

On this episode of Blatant Filler, JJ, Adam, Collin and Tyler highlight the action, comedy, drama and shounen/shounen genre parody series Kill la Kill and how its shaped its genres and landed studio Trigger on the map.

 

WARNING: Heavy amounts of spoilers for Kill la Kill ahead. It is recommended to have watched all the way through the TV series before listening.

 

Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama and Shounen

Aired from: October 3, 2013 - March 27, 2014

Episode count: 24 episodes + 1 OVA

Studio: Trigger

Director: Hiroyuki Imaishi

Writer: Kazuki Nakashima

Composer: Hiroyuki Sawano

Licensed by: Aniplex of America

Original Work by: Is an original anime by Trigger

 

Credits:

Hosts:

JJ: https://twitter.com/thejourneyman66

Adam: https://twitter.com/adamk678

Collin: https://twitter.com/Sakaerion

Tyler: https://twitter.com/sorryjzargo

 

Planning:

JJ

Adam

Collin

 

Editing:

JJ

 

Logo Design:

Collin

 

Opening song: Chased by a Running Chupacabra by Son of a Bit

Taken from feemusicarchive.com and is licensed under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States

Closing song: Shanghai Moon by USK

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You can follow this show on twitter at @BlatantFiller for more updates and be sure to subscribe, like and share if you enjoyed this podcast!

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Blatant Filler Ep. 3: Black Lagoon

July 1, 2016

This week on Blatant Filler, JJ, Collin, Greg and Mat take a look at the gritty action series Black Lagoon that takes heavy inspiration from the works of Quentin Tarantino and John Woo and how the series is a surprising take on gritty realism.

WARNING: Heavy amounts of spoilers for Black Lagoon (Not including the Roberta’s Blood Trail OVAs) ahead. It is recommended to have watched all the way through the TV series before listening.

 

Genre: Action, crime, drama, dark comedy

Aired from: October 2, 2006 – December 18, 2006 (July 17, 2010 – June 22, 2011 for the OVAs)

Episode Count: 24 + 5 OVAs

Studio: Madhouse

Director: Sunao Katabuchi

Writer: Sunao Katabuchi

Composer: Edison

Licensed by: Geneon Entertainment (formerly), FUNimation (current)

Original Work by: Rei Hiroe

 

Credits:

Hosts:

JJ: https://twitter.com/thejourneyman66

Collin: https://twitter.com/Sakaerion

Greg: https://twitter.com/CthulhuWept

Mat: None

 

Planning:

JJ

Collin

 

Editing:

JJ


Logo Design:

Collin

 

Opening song: Chased by a Running Chupacabra by Son of a Bit

Taken from feemusicarchive.com and is licensed under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States

 

Closing song: Schrödinger’s Cat by Burnkit2600

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You can follow this show on twitter at @BlatantFiller for more updates and be sure to subscribe, like and share if you enjoyed this podcast!

 

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Blatant Filler Ep. 4: Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun

July 8, 2016

This week on Blatant Filler, JJ, Adam and Jazzi take a look at the shoujo genre troupe subverting shounen series, Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun and all of its charms.

WARNING: Heavy amounts of spoilers for Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun

Genres: Romantic Comedy

Aired from: July 7, 2014 – September 22, 2014

Episode Count: 12 + 6 three minute OVA

Studio: Dogakobo

Director: Mitsue Yamazaki

Writer: Yoshiko Nakamura

Composer: Yukari Hashimoto

Licensed by: Sentai Filmworks (NA)

Original Work by: Izumi Tsubaki

 

 

Credits:

Hosts:

JJ: https://twitter.com/thejourneyman66

Adam: https://twitter.com/adamk678

Jazzi: https://twitter.com/SkyLaws

 

Planning:

JJ

Adam

 

Editing:

JJ

 

Logo Design:

Collin

 

Opening song: Chased by a Running Chupacabra by Son of a Bit

Taken from feemusicarchive.com and is licensed under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States

 

Closing song: Fat Cat Wants Tasty Fish by Teleidofusion

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You can follow this show on twitter at @BlatantFiller for more updates and be sure to subscribe, like and share if you enjoyed this podcast!

 

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Blatant Filler Ep. 5: Spring 2016 Simulcast Retrospective

July 16, 2016

This week on Blatant Filler, JJ, Collin and Marc take a look at a number of shows from the Spring simulcast season of 2016, evaluate the season as a whole and talk about what shows we are looking forward to in the Summer simulcast season of 2016.

Some spoilers for certain shows but feel free to use the annotations below to jump around any shows you’d rather not chance being spoiled on!

 

Annotations

1:39 Kabanari of the Iron Fortress

10:15 My Hero Academia

22:36 Space Patrol Luluco

25:21 Kiznaiver

32:52 Tonkatsu DJ Agetarou

35:31 Tanaka-kun is Always Listless

42:59 The Lost Village (Mayoiga)

49:15 Flying Witch

55:06 Overall thoughts on the season

1:01:17 Summer 2016 Simulcast excitement

 

Credits:

Hosts:

JJ: https://twitter.com/thejourneyman66

Collin: https://twitter.com/Sakaerion

Marc: https://twitter.com/AnimeSpamBot

 

Planning:

JJ

Collin

Marc

 

Editing:

JJ

 

Logo Design:

Collin

 

Opening song: Chased by a Running Chupacabra by Son of a Bit

Taken from feemusicarchive.com and is licensed under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States

 

Closing song: Ladybug Castle by Rolemusic

Taken from feemusicarchive.com and is licensed under Attribution 3.0 Unported

 

 

You can follow this show on twitter at @BlatantFiller for more updates and be sure to subscribe, like and share if you enjoyed this podcast!

 

 

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Blatant Filler Ep. 6: Summer Wars

July 22, 2016

This week on Blatant Filler, JJ,  Adam and Sadi take a look at the social media and family centric action/sci-fi movie Summer Wars and how it put Mamoru Hosoda as a director on a lot of people’s minds.

WARNING: Heavy amounts of spoilers for Summer Wars. It is recommended to have watched all the way through the movie before listening.

 

Genres: Action, Comedy, Drama, Sci Fi

Aired: August 1, 2009

Episode Count: 1 movie

Studio: Madhouse

Director: Mamoru Hosoda

Writer: Mamoru Hosoda

Composer: Akihiko Matsumoto

Licensed by:  FUNimation (NA)

Original Work by: Original movie.

 

Credits:

Hosts:

JJ: https://twitter.com/thejourneyman66

Adan: https://twitter.com/adamk678

Sadi: https://twitter.com/LadyDeSadi

 

Planning:

JJ

Collin

Sadi

 

Editing:

JJ

 

Logo Design:

Collin

 

Opening song: Chased by a Running Chupacabra by Son of a Bit

Taken from feemusicarchive.com and is licensed under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States

Closing song: Kicks by Sycamore Drive

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You can follow this show on twitter at @BlatantFiller for more updates and be sure to subscribe, like and share if you enjoyed this podcast!

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Blatant Filler Ep. 7: Ghost Stories (dub)

August 12, 2016

This week on a short episode of Blatant Filler, JJ, Collin and Matt take a look at the English dubbing of Ghost Stories and how it remains the only official “abridged” series in existence at the moment… And basically laugh heavily as they remember how funny most of the jokes were.

 

WARNING: Heavy amounts of spoilers for the English dub of Ghost Stories ahead (Mostly with regards to the jokes). It is recommended to have watched all the way through the TV series before listening.

 

 

Genres: Horror, Supernatural, Dark Comedy (Dub only)

Aired from: October 22, 2000 – March 25, 2001

Episode Count: 20

Studio: Pierrot

Director: Noriyuki Abe

Composer: Kaoru Wada

Licensed by: ADV Films (former), Discotek Media

Original Work by: Original Series

 

Credits:

Hosts:

JJ: https://twitter.com/thejourneyman66

Collin: https://twitter.com/Sakaerion

Matt: https://twitter.com/Umattru

 

 

Planning:

JJ

Collin

Matt

 

Editing:

JJ

 

Logo Design:

Collin

 

Opening song: Chased by a Running Chupacabra by Son of a Bit

Taken from feemusicarchive.com and is licensed under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States

 

Closing song: Generic Falling Blocks by mathgrant

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You can follow this show on twitter at @BlatantFiller for more updates and be sure to subscribe, like and share if you enjoyed this podcast!

 

 

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