The Protagonist Podcast #162: Special Episode on Fan Fiction “Ron’s Ron shirt was just as bad as Ron himself.”

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This week, inspired by a patron request, Todd and Joe dip a toe into the world of fan fiction. They talk about what it is, it’s gray areas, and Producer Andrew points out some iconic works of fan fiction.

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Show Notes

#095: Nami in One Piece (Manga 1999) “Girls have to be strong too.”

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This week, Todd, Joe, and Andrew discuss the most popular manga of all time, One Piece. We discuss Nami’s tragic back story, her awesome Mom, and the blend of absurd silliness and emotional depth.

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#061: Hikaru, Umi, and Fuu in Magic Knight Rayearth (Comic 1993) “We’re best friends!”

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It’s our first Manga! Join us for a discussion of Magic Knight Rayearth as we tackle topics such as relationships, what makes a good villainous plan, and how little we know about Manga (Japanese comic books).

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#029: Chihiro Ogino in Spirited Away (Film 2004) “None of these pigs are my parents!”

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Todd and Joe discuss Chihiro from Spirited Away (2001). Along with special guest John Darowski they tackle Chihiro’s evolution, director Hayao Miyazaki’s animation style, and the surreal imagery of the film. There is plenty to discuss about this modern classic.

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