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Day with The Cart Driver Season 2 Episode 5 – Grimgar of Scampasy and Daysh

I am not sorry for that title. Welcome back to A Day with The Cart Driver anime podcast with myself and Day from GAR GAR Stegosaurus. This time we’re talking about anime from 2016 we’ve been catching up on before the year ends. This means most of it is us talking about Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash […]

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2016 Anime Catchup: My Hero Academia

My Hero Academia is fairly clearly inspired by American comic books and culture. This is about much more than the superhero aesthetic though. It’s more a deeper, symbolic inspiration, a lot of which comes through All Might. His muscle-bound body bears a far greater resemblance to American superheroes than that of Japanese skinny Sentai heroes. His […]

35 CommentsHopefully Humorous / By Scamp /

I guess this blog title is canon now

He was the cart driver all along  

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2016 Anime Catchup: Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash

Grimgar feels like the anime staff resented having to adapt yet another anime about teenagers being caught in a fantasy video game RPG and did their darndest to drag the story in a different direction to what the source material felt like. Or alternatively (since I haven’t read that much of the source material so […]

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Top 30 Essential Anime Movies List (MAL article)

I got Odin on a essential anime movie list, I’m so proud of myself. This article on the best anime movies was a lot of fun to write, particularly once I made the rule of only one movie per director. You’d be surprised just how many lesser-heralded but often considered classics were all by Mamoru […]

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Day with The Cart Driver Season 2 Episode 4 – All the anime butt sports

Keijo not the only buttacular sports anime this season. Welcome to Season 2 Episode 4 of A Day With The Cart Driver with myself and Day from GAR GAR Stegosaurus as we check back in with which anime from the fall 2016 season we’ve been keeping up with. So that would be Keijo, Yuri on Ice, March […]

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2016 Anime Catchup: 91 Days

Otherwise known as the story of how a guy killed his entire family and blamed it on a can of pineapples. 91 Days comes to us from Shuka, the sorta rebirth of the old studio Brains Base now that current Brains Base is a pile of crap (think Trigger from Gainax). 91 Days appears to […]

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Day with The Cart Driver Season 2 Episode 3 – Cheer up with these anime gems

You also feeling like you got a hole in your chest today? Welcome again to a Day with The Cart Driver anime podcast, where you can listen to myself and Day from GAR GAR Stegosaurus talk about anime. Good anime! Lesser known anime that you may have missed that we think you should watch! Since we were feeling a bit […]

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