The Tsubasa Cat Arc (Bakemonogatari Analysis & Review) | GITM Podcast Ep. 96

It has been a long journey... but we finally made it to the final arc of Bakemonogatari, The Tsubasa Cat Arc! In this episode, let's talk about the final 'act' of this fifteen episode drama. From the mental health aspects of the show becoming more prominent, to the cinematic aspect ratio used throughout the arc, … Continue reading The Tsubasa Cat Arc (Bakemonogatari Analysis & Review) | GITM Podcast Ep. 96

The Nadeko Snake Arc (Bakemonogatari Analysis & Review) | GITM Podcast Ep. 93

The Bakemonogatari re-watch is back! This week let's discuss the fourth arc of the series, The Nadeko Snake Arc. This arc marked a real turning point for me in the series in the way that it showcased a much more uncomfortable side to the series and the big ideas within it. In this episode, I … Continue reading The Nadeko Snake Arc (Bakemonogatari Analysis & Review) | GITM Podcast Ep. 93

SSSS.Dynazenon – The Churro Scene, Awkwardness & Normality | GITM Podcast Ep. 92

SSSS.Dynazenon has been a wonderful experience and so I thought it would be worth taking the time to talk about my favourite moments from the series - the awkward & uncomfortable moments. In this week's episode, I talk about the funny, yet quite important 'Churro Scene' and then speak more widely about why these moments … Continue reading SSSS.Dynazenon – The Churro Scene, Awkwardness & Normality | GITM Podcast Ep. 92

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