How Is Anime Divided? | GITM Podcast Ep. 117

Recently I've been thinking a lot about the things that divide up an anime episode, be it an OP or short intertitles - and so I decided to make a whole episode about them! In this edition of Get In The Mecha, I talk about how these dividing mechanisms make all the difference to how … Continue reading How Is Anime Divided? | GITM Podcast Ep. 117

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

Heike Monogatari – Why Do Visual Metaphors Matter? | GITM Podcast Ep. 108

What ties rich historical narratives like Heike Monogatari together? On this episode of Get In The Mecha I complete my trilogy of discussions on Heike Monogatari by taking a look at the anime's smart use of visual metaphors. This week I dive into the various symbols the show uses, what we can learn from them … Continue reading Heike Monogatari – Why Do Visual Metaphors Matter? | GITM Podcast Ep. 108