Episode 140: Sisters in Gund-Arms

The hosts take a tour through the seedy underbelly of the Akihabara Maid business in Akiba Maid War. After that, they return to the Gundam Franchise to take part in a different kind of corporate warfare in The Witch from Mercury.

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Akiba Maid War (1:19)

Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury (47:24)

Related Links:

ANN – This Week in Anime: Akiba Maid War Deserves Your Attention

Anime Feminist: What we can learn about labor organization from Akiba Maid War

ANN – This Week in Anime: Could Gundam: The Witch From Mercury Be the Best Alternate Universe Gundam Yet?

Crunchyroll FEATURE: Exploring the Anime and Literary Inspirations of Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury

Crunchyroll FEATURE: The Most Satisfying Fight in Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury Didn’t Involve Mobile Suits

Episode 139: Chain of Fools

CC digs into the much-anticipated adaption of the gory manga hit Chainsaw Man. After that, he and John return to Spy x Family to find out if the Forger family has made any progress in their secret spy mission.

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Chainsaw Man (1:30)

Spy x Family – Season 2 (41:53)

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YT: Chainsaw Man OP and EDs

Sakuga Blog: The Two Chainsaw Mans – CSM Production Notes 01-03

Anime Feminist: Chainsaw Man’s beautiful depiction of platonic relationships

ANN: The Film References in the Chainsaw Man Opening

ANN – This Week in Anime: Does Chainsaw Man Live Up to the Hype?

Crunchyroll FEATURE: SPY x FAMILY’s Second Opening is Perfect

Crunchyroll FEATURE: Why the Family Theme in SPY x FAMILY Is So Impactful

Anime Feminist: Queer resonance and critiquing heteronormativity in SPY x FAMILY