The Eizouken crew discover a room full of manual 2D animation equipment and bring an old set of drawings to life using perspective and effects. We watch another classic hand-animated masterpiece and discuss how the powers of wind, water, fire, unnaturally moving flesh, and cool motorcyle slides bring it to life. Also featuring the horrors of toxic masculinity in "Boy Feelings" media, a pitch for the Wachowkis' Speed Racer (2008), and Janice once again bringing up Lupin the Third.
This Episode: Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! Episode 2 - The Eizouken Takes the Stage! Katsuhiro Otomo's Akira (1988)
Despite hosting a show interviewing people about their favorite media to geek out on, podcast veteran Deanna has never watched anime. While recording for Welcome to Geekdom, her friend Janice decided to make it her mission to give Deanna a crash course. This series covers lessons learned in each episode of Masaaki Yuasa's Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! along with an accompanying movie or show.