What’s it like for them… to meet us?

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@HirokiJpn on Twitter


Inspired by Radiolab Shorts and 99% Invisible, I’m going for a different approach to the podcast this month.

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Akirascuro (Moe Fundamentalism)

A History of Akihabara (Tokyo Scum Brigade)


What do our fantasies say about us?  In this episode, we go deep into the rabbit hole.

This episode covers adult/mature themes.  Listen at your own discretion!

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Girl Cartoons (8C)
Tsurupeta.info (mt-i)
My Sword is Unbelievably Dull (21stcenturydigitalboy)
“Lolicon: The Reality of ‘Virtual Child Pornography’ in Japan” by Patrick W. Galbraith (file: PDF)

Sound Credits

Opening (00:00 – 02:12)

“A World of My Own” (audio excerpt, Alice in Wonderland)
“Tandem-Holiday” (Heinz Kiessling)
“Black Dada” (Fantastic Plastic Machine)

Part 1: Lolita no Ai (02:13 – 13:01)

“Hajimete Shimasho” (Rizelmine OST)
“Ai no Lolita” (Nanako SOS image song)
“Tsuretete” (Boku no Pico OST)
“Dancing Star (off-vocal)” (Urusei Yatsura OST)
“Yuna Mochizuki” (junior idol video BGM)
“Neko Mimi Mode (off-vocal)” (Tsukuyomi: Moon Phase OST)
“Sekai wa Odoru yo, Kimi to. (off-vocal)” (Ikoku Meiro no Croisée OST)
“Himeji Mizuki” (Baka to Test to Shokanjuu OST)
“Cutie Honey” (GO!GO!7188 cover)

Part 2: The NEET’s Tale (13:02 – 20:12)

“Ano Ko no Kare” (Kojima Mayumi)
“Milk” (Penguin Café Orchestra)
“Fight For Your Right (To Party)” (Beastie Boys)
“Inori no Kanata (instrumental)” (Tales of Symphonia OST)
“Quiz” (Skalpel)
“This is Onii-san Essence” (audio excerpt, Imouto Jiru)
“Ii Yume Mite Ne.”  (K-ON! OST)
“Future Gazer (off-vocal)” (To Aru Kagaku no Railgun OST)

Conclusion (20:13 – 21:16)

“Kaze ni Azukete” (Advantage Lucy)

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.  Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde 

On today’s episode of the podcast: We love the masks we wear.

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Mefloraine – @mefloraine on Twitter
Special thanks to Kiy and Positron for their interviews!

Sound Credits

Opening (00:00-01-57):

“Startup” (Windows 7 SFX)
“Chiharu no Koi” (Midori)
“Poltergeist” (Kojima Mayumi, Ghost Hound OST)

Part 1: The Shut-In Princess (01:58-08:44)

“Melt (800% slower)” (Supercell/Hatsune Miku)
“A Couple of Idiots” (Clannad OST)
“Logic Moon” (Alva Noto and Ryuichi Sakamoto)
“Melt” (Supercell/Hatsune Miku)

Part 2: Memories of Vana’diel (08:45-21-28)

“Fushigi Purupuru Pururin Rin! (ringtone ver.)” (Welcome to the NHK OST)
“Dark Side ni Tsuitekite” (Yui Makino, Welcome to the NHK OST)
“FFXI Opening Theme” (Final Fantasy XI OST)
“Xarcabard” (Final Fantasy XI OST)
“Awakening” (Final Fantasy XI OST)
“Summon/Water/Fire/Provoke/Cure/Rejuvenate/Teleport” (Final Fantasy XI SFX)
“Orga’s Roar” (Godzilla 2000 SFX)
“The Republic of Bastok” (Final Fantasy XI  OST)
“Gustaberg” (Final Fantasy XI OST)
“The Kingdom of San d’Oria” (Final Fantasy XI OST)

Ending (21:29-22-31)

“Hatsukoi” (Kojima Mayumi)

On the second 2-D Teleidoscope Podcast–  Watching anime, with other people.  (Also, a whole lot of Code Geass.)

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(WARNING: This podcast contains spoilers for Code Geass R2 and Puella Magi Madoka Magica.  Listen at your own risk!)


Scamp – The Cart Driver
Daniel (Foshizzel) – Metanorn
Tim (Ephemeral Dreamer) – Ephemeral Dreams

Sound Credits

Opening (00:00 – 01:37):

“Postmeridie” (Puella Magi Madoka Magica OST)
“Magia (off-vocal version)” (Kalafina)

Part 1, Spoiler Warning (01:38 – 11:29):

“Desiderium” (Puella Magi Madoka Magica OST)
“Sunflower Slow Drag” (Scott Joplin)
“Nooo!” (audio excerpt from Star Wars)
“The Heart of the Island” (Lost OST)
“Bye Bye Bye” (Lullatone)
“Vertigo Theme” (Bernard Herrmann)
“Colors” (Flow)
“Devil Created” (Code Geass OST)
“O2″ (Orange Range)
“Suzaku, this is your punishment” (audio excerpt from Code Geass R2)
“Isn’t that right, Lelouch?” (audio excerpt from Code Geass R2)
“Waga Routashi Aku no Hana” (Ali Project)

Part 2, The Spark of Fandom (11:30 – 19:31):

“Scaena Felix” (Puella Magi Madoka Magica OST)
“Baked Words” (Code Geass OST)
“Stray Cat” (Code Geass OST)
“State of Emergency” (Code Geass OST)
“Boyhood” (Code Geass OST)

Ending (19:32 – 22:29):

“Clementia” (Puella Magi Madoka Magica OST)
“Connect” (ClariS)

Also, super special thanks to Jon Sahagian for logging Andrew’s interviews!

Image source: Pixiv ID #11738805

The minute I heard my first love story,
I started looking for you, not knowing
how blind that was.

Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere,
they’re in each other all along.
- Jalaluddin Rumi 

In the very first episode of the 2-D Teleidoscope Podcast, we’re covering love, and distance.

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Charles Sadnick - Beneath the Tangles
David Paredes (Vucubcaquix) and Emily Rand (AJtheFourth) – The Untold Story of Altair and Vega
Information on Stendhal Syndrome

Sound Credits


“A Drop Filled With Memories” (Paprika OST)
“Lovers Rock” (Nikaido Kazumi)

Part 1, Stendhal’s Waifu:

“A La Bonheur” (Heinz Kiessling)
“Loser, You’re A Loser!” (audio excerpt from King of the Hill)
“La Vie En Rose (accordion version)” (Alex Acco)
“Ren’Ai Circulation” (Hanazawa Kana, Bakemonogatari OST)
“Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture” (Pyotr Illyich Tchaikovsky)
“Dear My Friend (off-vocal version)” (ELISA, To Aru Kagaku no Railgun OST)
“Moe Moe Kyun!” (audio excerpt from K-ON!)
“Hachigatsu no Serenade” (Suga Shikao, Honey and Clover OST)

Part 2, Altair & Vega:

“The Colors of Adventure” (World’s End Girlfriend, Air Doll OST)
“So What” (Miles Davis and John Coltrane)
“Ice Water” (Lullatone)
“Romantic Strike! (off-vocal version)” (Taisho Yakyuu Musume OST)
“Hey, Koume-san!” (audio excerpt from Taisho Yakyuu Musume)
“Love Song (piano version)” (Maeda Jun, Clannad: Tomoyo After OST)


“Kimi Ni Mune Kyun” (Yellow Magic Orchestra)


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