Otaku, No Video
Lively industry debate
Intense discussion of one topic
Video alt. Wed
Video alt. Wed
Video alt. Thurs
On Otaku, No Video, Brent reviews anime and manga; posts primers about influential anime franchises, studios, and creators; and digs deeper into the themes and metaphors underlying anime.
This show is also available as an audio podcast in iTunes. Subscribe now.
Just getting in to anime or manga fandom? Do you know someone who is? This is the video to watch.
Brent reviews the first volume of Victorian Romance Emma, which is exactly what it says on the tin.
Brent reviews the second Gundam series, Zeta Gundam, a show which gets a lot of attention.
A primer on the anime that make up the mighty Macross mecha franchise.
Brent reviews the soccer manga Whistle!, and discovers a great story for kids.
Brent looks at the second Evangelion reboot film, and is intrigued.
Brent talks about the themes, memorable moments, and remarkable elements of the Haruhi Suzumiya film.
Brent looks at the first volume of the classic CLAMP magical girl manga Cardcaptor Sakura.
A quick'n'dirty look at the Animatrix-style anime OVA "Halo Legends," which tells various short stories within the Halo universe.
The second part of my primer on Japanese visual novel games, covering a brief history of the medium.
A review of the dark, twisted, harrowing, and strange manga "Ayako" by Osamu Tezuka.
Brent provides an introduction to the seminal anime mecha series, the original Mobile Suit Gundam.
An in-depth analysis of one page of the manga Toriko, revealing the brilliant influences and themes inherent in this masterpieces of depth and complexity. Please watch through to the end.