Chic Pixel Plus Episode 32 – Fall Anime First Impressions

Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju exhibit

The time has come to throw down our first impressions of the 2015 fall anime season! And, in a first in Chic Pixel Plus history, one show just doesn’t make the cut…. We also discuss the anime opening theme collaboration made in heaven, scanalations, and get a wee serious in Nippon Neighborhood Watch about the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Do either of us still play Splatoon? What the hell is going on in this episode’s cover image? Learn all that and more on this week’s episode of Chic Pixel Plus!

00:01:38 – Hayashibara Megumi and Shiina Ringo’s anime theme collab
00:05:24 – Buzzfeed article promotes scanalations?
00:21:13 – Splatoon update
00:42:14 – Manga Book Club: Centaur Edition
00:28:40 – The Perfect Insider episode 1
00:37:00– Concrete Revolutio episodes 1-2
00:45:37 – One Punch Man episodes 1-2
00:54:38 – JK Meshi episodes 1-2
01:01:14 – Nippon Neighborhood Watch [further reading]

Opening ♫ – “Youthful Days’ Graffiti ” by Hanasoumen-P
Closing ♫ – Splatoon festival turf war theme


About Anne Lee

Also known as apricotsushi. Anne can be written with the kanji for apricot (杏), and sushi was the most quintessentially Japanese thing I could think of when I was 13, resulting in my goofy, albeit memorable, nickname.