Neon Genesis Evangelion Analysis | GITM Podcast Ep. 61: Anno And Evangelion

Despite taking a deep dive into the four main 'arcs' of Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995), there are still many more elements to analyse! One key part of the anime I haven't discussed in detail is the approach of the director, Hideaki Anno. In this episode, I discuss my highlights & key takeaways from Anno's June … Continue reading Neon Genesis Evangelion Analysis | GITM Podcast Ep. 61: Anno And Evangelion

Gleipnir Analysis | GITM Podcast Ep. 58: Thinking About Premises

I've often stayed away from watching seasonal action-mystery anime, however with the global circumstance and intriguing premise, I saw myself watching Gleipnir. As I continued to watch, I started to realise that this was not constructed similarly to it's counterparts in the genre. In this episode, I will be trying to determine the intrigue of … Continue reading Gleipnir Analysis | GITM Podcast Ep. 58: Thinking About Premises

The Art of Character Acting | GITM Podcast Ep. 53

Although on the surface 'sakuga' can seem like a term used to label highly engaging cuts & well-animated fight scenes, there are actually many more layers to it. A large (and sometimes overlooked) component of sakuga is 'character acting'; an for attempt art to imitate life or even transcend the human ability to communicate emotions. … Continue reading The Art of Character Acting | GITM Podcast Ep. 53

The Rolling Girls Analysis & Review | GITM Podcast Ep. 51 – A Messy Moe Adventure!

The Rolling Girls (2015) is an anime that I have mixed feelings about, mostly because it performs very well in some areas but (in my opinion) poorly in others. This made me think quite strongly about the idea of 'premises' and whether a 'good' one genuinely exists. In this episode I discuss what I dislike … Continue reading The Rolling Girls Analysis & Review | GITM Podcast Ep. 51 – A Messy Moe Adventure!

Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995) Analysis | GITM Podcast Ep. 50: The Bitter End

Neon Genesis Evangelion is currently my favourite anime of all-time, partially due to the way that Anno is able to take apart his own story, reducing it to the fundamental question, 'Who is Shinji Ikari?' Although there are various other reasons for why I love the series, this is the main focus of 'The Bitter … Continue reading Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995) Analysis | GITM Podcast Ep. 50: The Bitter End