Memory Lane - Podcast | Short Pause

In this podcast, Taz and Niq share their early beginnings into anime.

Taz gets us off the ground by detailing his first impressions of Dragon Ball, and later his getting officially hooked with Dragon Ball Z. With the help of friends, his exposure to anime increased including the adult (maybe even controversial) genres like Hentai. Outgrowing martial arts scenes, he begins to appreciate character relationships, and identifies himself with loyal and brainy characters, of which he also follows in manga. To date, his anime preferences have expanded from action and adventure to slice of life and sports. Taz notes that the one thing anime fulfills that live action does not is the consistency of the characters' image as opposed to the real-life actors and the influence their image has on the characters they portray.

Niq's history beings at a very young age with her first viewing of deeply themed sci-fi anime movies featured on the Syfy channel. Later, Sailor Moon would lay the fou...

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