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Pure TokyoScope PODCAST #61: NEWS - Ghibli Sells Out! Big Mac Attack! Gunpla Robberies in Japan!
Matt Alt and Patrick Macias bring you pop culture info from Japan!
In the latest episode of weekly podcast, Matt Alt (Pure Invention: How Japan Made the Modern World) and Patrick Macias (The Essential Anime Guide) put on their reporter hats, shuffle paper, and ruminate on some recent shocking NEWS items that have shaken Japan to it's very core (the Core Fighter, that is...).
NEWS stories include:
Studio Ghibli, Miyazaki Hayao’s Iconic Japanese Cartoon Home, Selling Controlling Stake to Nippon Television
Robbery and injury at a toy store, robbed of "Gunpla" and other items in Tochigi, Utsunomiya
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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