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Rumiko Talkahashi

by Zac Bertschy,

ANNCast Episode 300 - Rumiko Talkahashi

Zac and special guest Dawn from the Anime Nostalgia Podcast reveal their undying love for Rumiko Takahashi, titan of manga, creator of timeless classics like Urusei Yatsura, Ranma 1/2 and more.

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NSFW Language Warning: A little!

Unhelpful, Inadequate ANNCast Episode 300 Breakdown

00:30 Dawn introduction and our first experiences with Takahashi manga

14:00 In the old days, there wasn't anyone bigger than Rumiko Takahashi

18:00 The secret origin of 'glomping'

23:00 Inuyasha was a thing

37:00 RIN-NE has been significantly less of a thing

47:00 Maison Ikkoku: the anime vs the manga

54:00 Urusei Yatsura: Beautiful Dreamer

01:02:00 "Only the first season of Ranma 1/2 is worth watching"

01:08:00 Twitter questions! Takahashi's horror manga, remakes we'd like to see, and much more!

And that's it! We'll see you all next time!

Have questions for the ANNCast crew? Tweet 'em to @ANNZac! Or check out the community forums thread about the show, or send email questions to zac@animenewsnetwork dot com!

Theme Song: "Bucharest" by The New Division. Check them out on iTunes!

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