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Pure TokyoScope Podcast #53 - IPPEI KURI, Speed Racer, and the Dawn of Anime!
Matt Alt and Patrick Macias bring you pop culture news from Japan!
In the new episode of the PURE TOKYOSCOPE PODCAST, Matt Alt and myself celebrate the life and work of IPPEI KURI, one of the founders of Japan’s Tatsunoko Productions, a powerhouse of globally loved anime since 1963.
Ippei Kuri was also one of the co-creators of SPEED RACER, and personally directed several episodes of this classic series. He sadly passed away on July 1st, 2023.
This podcast compliments an interview with Ippei Kuri that I posted last week. Please enjoy… and Go! Speed Racer, Go!
What is the PURE TOKYOSCOPE Podcast? Well… Author and fellow Substack writer Matt Alt and I have been recording together for about a year now. I still can’t believe we’ve made it all the way to episode 53.
Our show is a mix of Japanese pop culture news and features and some of our best episodes to date have been:
PURE TOKYOSCOPE usually comes out every week on Wednesdays (US time), but we’re experimenting with early launches of the latest episode a few days early right here via this newsletter on Substack.
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