Gatekeepers to Mediocrity: Notaku Podcast #6

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Guardian Enzo and Setsuken are back solving (or at least calling out) the problems facing anime. This time we talk about a few non-anime things we’re watching, and a new feature to our news segment, and discuss whether “gatekeepers” exist in the anime fandom (and what role they play). Plus a manga recommendation, a little off-the-cuff-poetry, and a question about series we loved in spite of the visuals.

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Timecodes:
Introduction 0:09
Kimchi 3:50
What We’re Watching 5:21
The Anime News 13:31
Topic of the Week (Are Mediocrity Pushers Anime’s New Gatekeepers?) 49:32
Manga Recommendation Corner (Flat by Aogiri Natsu) 1:29:11
Enzo’s Haiku Challenge (new) 1:34:57
Listener Questions 1:37:25
Sign-off 1:43:48

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