BFI Intro to anime on youtube

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Feb 9, 2020
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In case anyone is interested, as part of their anime season (though quite how that's working with lockdown is anyone's guess), the BFI streamed and have available on youtube here an intro to anime, including Helen McCarthy and Michiko Yamakawa, an arcivist at Production IG. Only listened to a little of this so far but intriguing to see how people came to anime (Spain holiday late night boozing, not the expected avenue...).

Now having watched it, calling it an intro, is perhaps erroneous, it's more a discussion between knowledgeable folk, and giving them a chance to air their thoughts, rather than an A, B, C... and probably all the better for it.

Snagged from BFI youtube:
Works Referenced • Mazinger Z, TV Series 1972-1974 • Dragon Ball Z, TV Series, 1989-1996 • Saint Seiya, TV Series, 1986-1989 • Spirited Away, dir. Hayao Miyazaki, 2001 • My Ordinary Life, TV Series, 2011 • One Punch Man, TV Series, 2015-2019 • Mob Psycho 100, TV Series, 2016-2019 • Urotsukidoji: Legend of the Overfiend, dir. Hideki Takayama, 1989 • Ghost in the Shell, dir. Mamoru Oshii, 1995 • Akira, dir. Katsuhiro Otomo, 1988 • Kill Bill, dir. Quentin Tarantino, 2003 • Star Blazers, TV Series, 1974-1980 • Albator 78, TV Series, 1978-79 • Princess Mononoke, dir. Hayao Miyazaki, 1997 • Cowboy Bebop, TV Series, 1998 • Paranoia Agent, TV Series, 2004 • FLCL, TV Series, 2000 • Sazae San, TV Series, 1969-present • My Neighbor Totoro, dir. Hayao Miyazaki, 1988 • Neon Genesis Evangelion, TV Series, 1995-1996 • The End of Evangelion, dir. Hideaki Anno & Kazuya Tsurumaki, 1997 • Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, dir. Hayao Miyazaki, 1984 • Heidi, Girl of the Alps, TV Series, 1974 • The Rose of Versailles, TV Series, 1979-1980 • Legend of the Galactic Heroes, TV Series, 1988-1997 • Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!, TV Series, 2020 • Whisper of the Heart, dir. Yoshifumi Kondō, 1995
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