Fall 2022 Anime Is (Almost) Here | GITM Podcast Ep. 116

On this episode I'm taking a bit of a break from the usual essay-style content to take a look at all the amazing anime coming out this Autumn / Fall! With so many shows coming out, let's take a look at what this season has to offer as well as the promising artists who are … Continue reading Fall 2022 Anime Is (Almost) Here | GITM Podcast Ep. 116

What I’ve Learnt About Anime: The 2022 Mid-Year Review | GITM Podcast Ep. 115

We're just over halfway into the year, so I thought it was the right time to bring back the Get In The Mecha Mid-Year Review, the annual episode of the podcast where I reflect on what I've taken away from anime this year so far. This time around, I have gathered a few insights from … Continue reading What I’ve Learnt About Anime: The 2022 Mid-Year Review | GITM Podcast Ep. 115

Evangelion & Sonny Boy – In Indirect Conversation | GITM Podcast Ep. 113

Neon Genesis Evangelion (my all-time favourite anime series) and Sonny Boy (one of my favourite anime from 2021) touch on similar topics of personal growth, control and even change. In this episode I want to talk about the indirect conversation that Hideaki Anno & co. and Shingo Natsume have as well as what we can … Continue reading Evangelion & Sonny Boy – In Indirect Conversation | GITM Podcast Ep. 113

Drifting Through The Memories of Yesterday – How Keiichiro Saito Explores Identity & Nostalgia In ‘Tomoshibi Serenade’

Quite a lot has changed for animator and director Keiichiro Saito since the last time I covered their work.  The biggest development that occurred during this time was the recent announcement that they were heading the upcoming TV anime series Bocchi The Rock at animation studio CloverWorks.  However, I wish to concentrate on continuities rather … Continue reading Drifting Through The Memories of Yesterday – How Keiichiro Saito Explores Identity & Nostalgia In ‘Tomoshibi Serenade’

Bringing Letterboxes To Life: Toshimasa Ishii, Tomohiko Ito & Eighty-Six Episode Twenty-Two’s Use Of The 21:9 Aspect Ratio

My experience with 86 (Eighty-Six) was pretty varied.  After offering a strong eleven-episode package for the first cour, my expectations for the anime’s second half were quite high. Unfortunately, they were not met in their entirety but that does not dismiss the fact that there were some rather memorable moments during the second half.  The … Continue reading Bringing Letterboxes To Life: Toshimasa Ishii, Tomohiko Ito & Eighty-Six Episode Twenty-Two’s Use Of The 21:9 Aspect Ratio