Episode 118: War Machines

CC joins up with the spearhead squadron from 86 to battle autonomous AI legions and racism. After that he and John jump into a time machine to help an artificial songstress change the course of history in Vivy -Fluorite Eye’s Song-.

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86 (1:30)

Vivy -Fluorite Eye’s Song- (37:10)

Related Links:

ANN: The Enemy Within in the War of 86

ANN – This Week in Anime: What’s the Big Deal With 86?

Crunchyroll FEATURE: How 86 EIGHTY-SIX’s Uses Chronology to Perfect the Art of Adaptation

Crunchyroll FEATURE: 86 EIGHTY-SIX’s Ending Credits Perfects The Art Of The Sawano Drop

Sakuga Blog: 86 Production Notes

ANN – Vivy: a Robot Ode to Life Vividly Lived

ANN: Exploring the “Concept” Novel of Vivy -Fluorite Eye’s Song-

ANN – This Week in Anime: How Does Vivy Reinvigorate the AI vs Humanity Trope?

Mother’s Basement: Time Travel in Anime

Episode 117: Monstrous Conviction

The hosts jump into the cockpits of their giant mechs and review two shows that have some commonalities with the super robot classic Gurren Lagann in more ways than one. First they join Back Arrow in his quest to go beyond the walls of his world and after that they help the merry crew of SSSS.Dynazenon to move past their regrets and fight some Kaiju.

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Back Arrow (1:20)

SSSS.Dynazenon (40:57)

Related Links:

ANN – This Week in Anime: How to Watch Back Arrow for Dummies

The Canipa Effect: Studio Trigger and SSSS.Dynazenon | Anime Studio Spotlight

ANN: Gridman, Dynazenon and the Hasegawa Nexus

ANN – This Week in Anime: Dynazenon is Tokusatsu Dynamite

Sakuga Blog – SSSS.GRIDMAN And SSSS.DYNAZENON Interview: Series Director Akira Amemiya On The Franchise’s Production And Style

Sakuga Blog: SSSS.Dynazenon – Production Notes