What I’ve Learnt About Anime | GITM Podcast Ep. 91: The 2021 Mid-Year Review

The annual Get In The Mecha Mid-Year Review is back! In this episode, just like last year, I take the time to reflect on what I've learnt about anime this year. Unfortunately, if you're looking for a review of actual anime from this year, this isn't the episode for you - this will be looking … Continue reading What I’ve Learnt About Anime | GITM Podcast Ep. 91: The 2021 Mid-Year Review

Six Anime Industry Staff You Need To Know | GITM Podcast Ep. 90.5

Get In The Mecha is going on a (partial) break this week! To fill the space, I've decided to handily compile all six episodes of the 'Short Intro Series' into one longer episode for anyone who hasn't listened to them yet or isn't bothered to download all six episodes. I'll be back next week with … Continue reading Six Anime Industry Staff You Need To Know | GITM Podcast Ep. 90.5

Minisode 6: A Short Intro To – The Animation of Keiichiro Watanabe

For the sixth and final installment of the 'Short Intro To' series, let's discuss the wonderful animation of Keiichiro Watanabe! Watanabe's animation has definitely made me think twice about what I already know about Japanese animation and so in this episode I try my best to make sense of their work from the perspective of … Continue reading Minisode 6: A Short Intro To – The Animation of Keiichiro Watanabe

Minisode 5: A Short Intro To – The Animation of Yoshimichi Kameda

For the fifth part of the 'Short Intro To' series, let's take a look at the animation of popular animator Yoshimichi Kameda! Kameda personally introduced me to a different side of animation that I had hardly experienced before and later down the line led to my fondness of the Kanada-school of animation. Let's talk about … Continue reading Minisode 5: A Short Intro To – The Animation of Yoshimichi Kameda

Minisode 4: A Short Intro To – The Animation & Direction of Shingo Yamashita

For the fourth minisode in the Short Intro series, let's look at the amazing animation and direction of none other than Shingo Yamashita! Yamashita opened my eyes to another side of animation and direction that focused on distortion, risk and unconventionality. In this week's episode I want to share what I've learnt from the work … Continue reading Minisode 4: A Short Intro To – The Animation & Direction of Shingo Yamashita

Minisode 3: A Short Intro To – The Animation & Direction of Naoya Nakayama

his week, let's look at the animation and direction of Naoya Nakayama! Nakyama's work is very interesting to look at because it is centred mostly around a technical part of anime / film being the 21:9 aspect ratio. In this short episode I'll attempt to break down why exactly I think they're work on it … Continue reading Minisode 3: A Short Intro To – The Animation & Direction of Naoya Nakayama

A Short Intro To – The Action Animation of Norio Matsumoto | GITM Podcast Minisode No. 2

In this week's 'Short Intro To' minisode, let's look at the action animation of Norio Matsumoto! Let's discuss some of their iconic moments and of course the feautures that make his animation so great in just about seven minutes! Norio Matsumoto was one of the first action animators that Iatched onto when I started to … Continue reading A Short Intro To – The Action Animation of Norio Matsumoto | GITM Podcast Minisode No. 2

A Short Intro To – The Action Animation of Yutaka Nakamura | GITM Podcast Minisode No. 1

In this first minisode of the first ever Get In The Mecha minisode season, let's briefly discuss the amazing action animation of the legendary animator Yutaka Nakamura. Smear, impact frames, cubes and most importantly - what his work has taught me about the anime industry! If you are looking for the YouTube embed for Minisodes … Continue reading A Short Intro To – The Action Animation of Yutaka Nakamura | GITM Podcast Minisode No. 1

Wonder Egg Priority – Humanity & Adolescence | GITM Podcast Ep. 89

I've spoken about Wonder Egg Priority's animation quite a lot - let's talk about its narrative this week! WEP goes from commenting on friendship to eventually discussing what it means to be human in the space of twelve epiosdes and the way it gets there was also marvellous to watch each week. This episode will … Continue reading Wonder Egg Priority – Humanity & Adolescence | GITM Podcast Ep. 89