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

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

Heike Monogatari’s Approach To Visual Storytelling | GITM Podcast Ep. 105

Heike Monogatari kind of came out of nowhere and already there's so much to unpack from a visual perspective. In this episode, I attempt to break down this anime's approach to visual storytelling by going through the work of the various storyboard aritsts & episodes directors that featured on Episodes 1-4. How does it's approach … Continue reading Heike Monogatari’s Approach To Visual Storytelling | GITM Podcast Ep. 105

When Animation Direction Changes Everything (In Anime) | GITM Podcast Ep. 103

In anime, animation direction is incredibly important - it has the ability to change our entire understanding of an episode and can help convey the ideas that the creatives are attempting to convey. In this week's episode, I take a closer look at how this can really affect out experience as viewers and what we … Continue reading When Animation Direction Changes Everything (In Anime) | GITM Podcast Ep. 103