Tag Archives: Seinen

Keyframe 123 – A Natural Born Lever-Puller

So the World Cup happened, and although it’s ostensibly a football event but given all the drinking that goes on it may as well be related to tea, coffee or any other beverage you’d care to mention. Because of that there wasn’t much happening in

Keyframe 122 – The Power of Friendship Compels You!

Kicking things off this week is the news that Disney and Pixar are facing another copyright lawsuit involving Inside Out. Aside from that it’s time for us to recommend some titles from the Spring 2018 season of anime, which include Golden Kamuy, Megalobox, Uma Musume:

4-Panel 147 – The Creeper in my Sock Drawer

This week on our friendly neighbourhood comics and manga podcast, Andrew and Producer Rob are joined by the other Rob (yes, we know it’s going to get rather confusing). It’s a rather sombre opening this week as the gang remember the work of the legendary

4-Panel 146 – Captain Harlock’s Synth Pop Album

After a week off it’s time for the phoenix-like return of Andrew and Producer Rob as 4-Panel rides again! So, after a collective and half-hearted “Yeehaa” our the dastardly dashing dynamic duo dissect Kevin Feige’s news dump during the Ant-Man press tour before they find

Keyframe 120 – Fujoshi, And Proud!

In his ongoing quest to have everyone eat healthy, celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has declared war on … cartoon characters? It actually makes more sense when you know the facts so moving swiftly on, Grr Martin’s 1980 children’s book The Ice Dragon is getting an

Keyframe 118 – A Psychedelic Night In

So aside from Producer Rob confusing his Sarahs (it should be Sarah Michelle Gellar and not Sarah Jessica Parker), Peter Rabbit gets a sequel, Netflix and Viz Media announce an original martial arts anime series set in Mexico, and Christiano Ronaldo gets animated. After that

4-Panel 138 – He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Lens Flare

After some Thanos-based finger-snapping shenanigans only two-thirds of us are available for this episode, so join Mick and Producer Rob as they discuss J.J. Abrams’ new and “subversive” superhero movie, DC’s plans for another TV adaptation Swamp Thing, and a strange case involving Superman, Lois

Keyframe 114 – Post-War Pat’s Big Bag of Letters

With the sad news that Ghibli co-founder and legendary anime director Isao Takahata passed away, we take some time to remember some of his remarkable work. After that it’s time for us to continue our examination of the Winter season in anime, so join us

4-Panel 135 – Banana-Flavoured Iron Fist

It’s often said that it’s not the destination that’s important but the journey itself, which is good news for us as we often wonder how can start with a simple bit of news and wind up somewhere … else. Aside from that it’s time for

Keyframe 112 – A Shakespearean Bromance

Spring time is upon us which means we’ve been let out to frolic in the fields! Before that though, there’s the serious business of animation to contend with, and nothing comes more serious than a census. Not the kind that measures population growth, density, divergency,