Search results

23 results

NOVID 2020: A lot more than I expected

Get 10% off (save up to $47!) your own authentic Japanese snack box from Bokksu using my link: http://bit.ly/3nqDeRB and code ALTHUSSER10This video was spons...

Pause and Select

Update Video! Also Book Club and other Potpourri

New Book Club Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQx2Q5_Bcuydfqzb_PCCn1Q My second channel (where reactions will go): https://www.youtube.com/channel/...

Pause and Select

November Anime Youtube Video Challenge (NATVC / NOVID)

I used a slash to denote choice, emphasizing the multiplicity of naming. --- Here are the rules: 1. Have fun! 1 (Okay this is a real rule). No…

Pause and Select

Japan Sinks 2020 and the Future of Disaster

Fun fact: I told myself, "Yeah, after the two 25 minute videos, I'll make a short one that's just five minutes." So much for my promises. This video…

Pause and Select

Understanding Isekai: A Basic Introduction

#isekai A brief introduction to some major general outlines on Isekai, otherworld stories. What are they? Where do they come from? Why did they proliferate? Warning: it heavily leans…

Pause and Select

Post-War Japanese Apocalypticism: A Basic Introduction

#apocalypticism #anime #manga #apocalypse #postwar A brief, beginner-friendly introduction to some big (but obviously not exhaustive) apocalyptic threads in Japan. There's a huge amount just left out in visual…

Pause and Select

Why Japan Sinks matters.

#JapanSinks Japan Sinks is pretty important, so hopefully I go a bit into why that's the case. Yes, I know I didn't cover everything. Watch until the end to…

Pause and Select

A Thousand Isekai, Part 3.5: "Isekai"

Okay, NOW I'm going back to Isekai, Part 4. --- Join the Discord: https://discord.gg/f9pFSZE Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/pauseandselect Stray Notes: - Let me know if you think this new format is obnoxious - For…

Pause and Select

Specters of Anitube

Definition of Hauntology from Wiktionary: hauntology n. In Derridan philosophy, the paradoxical state of the spectre, which is neither being nor nonbeing. alt n. a random word used by a hack…

Pause and Select

Book Club 17.3: Media Theory in Japan (Part 1)

Book Club 16 is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mp3NHwWwTjw Download the MP3 Here: http://bit.ly/35MVuvC --- Worldcat: http://bit.ly/35ZNnvT Amazon: https://amzn.to/2WkMJVv Discord: http://www.discord.gg/f9pFSZE --- Check us out on Twitter: Joe: https://www.twitter.com/pauseandselect Gene: https://www.twitter.com/c0mpl3x1ty1 Melancholy: https://www.twitter.com/pilzi8 Isaac: https://www.twitter.com/thaccursedchair Help us out on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/pauseandselect

Pause and Select

Anime's Fans, Flows, and Friction

Huge thanks to Sandra Annett for her time! Amazon Link: https://www.amazon.com/Anime-Fan-Communities-Transcultural-Frictions-ebook/dp/B00TR5JPW8 --- Discord: https://www.discord.gg/tPeYEGR Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/pauseandselect Stray Notes: - The book has a lot more interesting stuff, particularly from the perspective of friction -…

Pause and Select

Book Club 16: License to Play

Book Club 15 is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KbnzVnVnSX4 Download the MP3 Here: http://bit.ly/335or4g --- Worldcat: http://bit.ly/36cIqAc Amazon: https://amzn.to/2BPjCQL NEXT BOOK: Media Theory in Japan: https://amzn.to/2WkMJVv Discord: http://www.discord.gg/f9pFSZE --- Check us out on Twitter: Melancholy: https://www.twitter.com/pilzi8 Isaac: https://www.twitter.com/thaccursedchair Help us out on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/pauseandselect

Pause and Select

A Thousand Isekai, Part 3: Devouration, Revenge, Abject

Halfway there! Part 3 of 6! As always, this video comes with captions! You can find English and French captions! You can find the second part here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NCJesuBHR-g Check out the Discord: https://www.discord.gg/f9pFSZE As…

Pause and Select

Book Club 15: The Anime Ecology

Book Club 14 is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=amxuDFWtJwY Download the MP3 Here: http://bit.ly/2GUfOBt --- Worldcat: http://bit.ly/2IztgwW Amazon: https://amzn.to/2GOyfYm NEXT BOOK: License to Play: https://amzn.to/2BI3fGe Discord: http://www.discord.gg/f9pFSZE --- Check us out on Twitter: Rido: https://www.twitter.com/ridojiri Melancholy: https://www.twitter.com/pilzi8 Isaac: https://www.twitter.com/thaccursedchair Help us out on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/pauseandselect

Pause and Select

A Thousand Isekai, Part 2: Material, Imperial, Soft Power

PLEASE READ: This video comes with captions for Damien. If you do not have captions on, you'll find it under 'English'. --- Second in a multi-video series! This is the second…

Pause and Select

Book Club 14: Fandom Unbound

Book Club 13 is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ffn85qJ6TNg Download the MP3 Here: http://bit.ly/2FVXNUA --- Worldcat: http://bit.ly/2zGECbE Amazon: https://amzn.to/2Patp9p NEXT BOOK: The Anime Ecology: https://amzn.to/2E6KChK Discord: http://www.discord.gg/f9pFSZE --- Check us out on Twitter: Rido: https://www.twitter.com/ridojiri SheeP: https://www.twitter.com/SheeP_denryukei Isaac: https://www.twitter.com/thaccursedchair Help us out on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/pauseandselect

Pause and Select

A Thousand Isekai, Part 1: Communications, Expression, Terms

PLEASE READ: This video comes with captions for Damien. If you do not have captions on, you'll find it under 'English'. --- First in a multi-video series! For this three (possibly four)…

Pause and Select

Princess Mononoke: Style and Substance

Huge thanks to Rayna Denison for her time! Please check out Princess Mononoke: Understanding Studio Ghibli's Monster Princess: https://amzn.to/2vRRZDY --- Follow us on Twitter! Channel: https://www.twitter.com/pauseandselect Join the Discord! https://www.discord.gg/f9pFSZE Support the channel on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/pauseandselect --- Stray…

Pause and Select

Book Club 13: Anime's Media Mix

Book Club 12 is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yxclapFOxcw Download the MP3 Here: http://bit.ly/2BaSqhM Art by Lorpo, check him out! https://www.twitter.com/lorpoart --- Worldcat: http://bit.ly/2KUfjWi Amazon: https://amzn.to/2roldZ8 NEXT BOOK: Fandom Unbound: https://amzn.to/2Patp9p Join us on the Book Club Discord! http://www.discord.gg/f9pFSZE --- Check us out on Twitter: Joe: https://www.twitter.com/yaochongyang Isaac: https://www.twitter.com/thaccursedchair Help us…

Pause and Select

Heteroglossic Space in Please Teacher and Please Twins

#please teacher analysis And interesting pair of shows from an interesting time! If you like the video, consider supporting the channel! https://www.patreon....

Pause and Select

Shadows of Fukushima (Your Name and Shin Gojira)

Huge thanks to Thomas Lamarre for his time! Please check out his upcoming book, The Anime Ecology: http://amzn.to/2Deaa7Y --- Stray Notes: - I wanted to go f...

Pause and Select