BONUS EPISODE: Angels’ Egg

CONTENT WARNING: Discussion of stillbirth, miscarriage, possible anxiety-inducing subjects such as loss of faith.
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Your favorite anime podcast crossover is back again! Warui Deshou teams up with Anime Is Lit to dissect and gush over Mamoru Oshii and Yoshitaka Amano’s 1985 masterpiece art film, Angel’s Egg.

The fabulous foursome talk about the film’s gorgeous aesthetics, the lives and other works of the principle creatives, their personal relationships to Catholicism and/or faith in general, and – you guessed it – try to interpret what is perhaps the most inscrutable anime film ever made. Can they do it? CLICK PLAY AND FIND OUT!

Interpretations provided are our own, and we don’t claim them to be definitive, exclusionary or authoritative in any way.

Also, this episode is very very personal. We spend a good deal of time talking about our personal histories and feelings about things beyond (but not unrelated) to the anime itself. Please bear that in mind.

This is a long podcast that covers a lot of topics, so please use the timecodes below to jump around in case, say, you already know all about Oshii or haven’t seen Angel’s Egg and don’t want to be spoiled.

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TIMECODES:

00:00:00 – Opening Bits and Bobs
00:10:54 – The Budget Grail: Which Anime Character Would you Want As A Dad?
00:26:40 – All About Oshii and Amano
00:54:29 – Plot Summary & SPOILER-FREE Discussion
01:37:17 – Personal Relationship To Faith & Ideas In The Movie
02:01:20 – SPOILER-IFFIC Discussion
03:16:21 – Correspondence
03:25:00 – Outro

Playlist
Nobuo Uematsu – Tina’s Theme
N.E.R.D. – Maybe
David Pringle and Bob Heatlie – Spin to Win
Wild Beasts – Albatross
Massive Attack – Angel
Modest Mouse – Dramamine
Kyrie Eleison
Agnus Dei
kensuke ushio – Devilman no Uta
Argume – Realize
Milo – Sanssouci palace
Chance The Rapper ft. Saba – Angels
Zero 7 – This World

Sources
Brian Ruh – Stray Dog of Anime: The Films of Mamoru Oshii
Sean Hartlieb – Humanity in Anime: Analyzing the Films of Mamoru Oshii
VaatiVidya – Dark Souls 3 Lore: Angel’s Egg & Filianore
Yoshitaka Amano: Illustrations

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Subs and Shadon discuss episode seventeen of Winter 2018’s Darling In The Franxx.

Intro music 01 – 12: SUI UZI // “Smooth Talk”
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Stream of Thought is Warui Deshou’s “episodic blog,” our takes on currently airing shows as they air, one episode at a time.

Subs and Shadon discuss episode sixteen of Winter 2018’s Darling In The Franxx.

Intro music 01 – 12: SUI UZI // “Smooth Talk”
Intro music 13 – 24 Prelude 88 // “Can’t Stop Loving U”

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Stream of Thought is Warui Deshou’s “episodic blog,” our takes on currently airing shows as they air, one episode at a time.

Subs and Shadon discuss episode fifteen of Winter 2018’s Darling In The Franxx.

Intro music 01 – 12: SUI UZI // “Smooth Talk”
Intro music 13 – 24 Prelude 88 // “Can’t Stop Loving U”

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Stream of Thought is Warui Deshou’s “episodic blog,” our takes on currently airing shows as they air, one episode at a time.

Subs and Shadon discuss episode fourteen of Winter 2018’s Darling In The Franxx.

Intro music 01 – 12: SUI UZI “Smooth Talk”
Intro music 13 – 24 Prelude 88 “Can’t Stop Loving U”

Direct Download | iTunes | Soundcloud Google Play | Android Stitcher | YouTube

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Stream of Thought is Warui Deshou’s “episodic blog,” our takes on currently airing shows as they air, one episode at a time.

Subs and Shadon discuss episode thirteen of Winter 2018’s Darling In The Franxx.

Intro music 01 – 12: SUI UZI “Smooth Talk”
Intro music 13 – 24: Prelude 88 “Can’t Stop Loving U”

Direct Download | iTunes | Soundcloud Google Play | Android Stitcher | YouTube