Transmediacrity A podcast about media through an analytical, admiring and alternative perspective.

November 23, 2018  

I've been trying to keep my media consumption cali-free.

Topics include: She-Ra and the Masters of the Universe cartooniverse; you can't have a coffee shop AU with Mantenna in it; it needs to be more toyetic; yung skeletor; Madiha machine broke; the bad holiday where you have to eat with a bunch of people you don't like; breaking out of the GACHA JAIL where Madiha played Azur Lane because another gacha game was too bad; Ship girls look stupid; everybody wanna fuck the Atago; I like LESS gameplay in my gacha games; its like Girls Frontline but it did everything worse and it's hornier; Sega Heroes was the gacha game Madiha stopped playing to play Azur Lane; it sucks and looks like a flash game; we should've never left PAD; Esther is still playing Labyrinth of Refrain!; old school MSX dungeon crawler; titty lady sales; Handsome Fuck; the McElroy brothers are NOT dungeon delvers; shitty puppet shows; Madiha played HITMAN 2; it's Hitman 2016 but MORE and BETTER (and even includes Hitman 2016); make the wheel better; absolutely worth buying into right now at sixty dollars; elusive targets; you can steal valor; nobody suspects extremely buff bald scientist man; unhyped by FF14 (again); BLU Frienders; Viera talk; HELLWORLD, HELLWORLD; slavic Viera; if the Viera aren't tall, I'm uninstalling the game; what would your lives have turned out like if you could change on event in it but Mari Okada writes it; Pokemon Lets Go Piruruk; GAME JAM NEXT MONTH, SEND SUBMISSIONS.

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November 16, 2018  

I already am eating from the trash can all the time. That trash can is Selector Spread Wixoss, episodes 9 and 10.

Topics include: dark fantasy psychological horror lesbian masterpiece; Anime Club schedule; is Milulun a "fake bitch"?; Hitoe's perfect texting; what book would you want to become trapped inside forever?; Madiha's one year of American curriculum High School English; a teacup for Iona; Mayu's white minecraft room; post "anti-abuse Hitoe" at them and they'll delete; Chiyori at the WcDonalds; analyzing the Chiyori vs. Hitoe duel and Chiyori's tactical situation; Hitoe is the villain; dingbat; cult or pyramid scheme; analyzing Akira's confrontation with Ulith at the tower, the greatest scene in Wixoss; your body will never forget Aoi Akira; basically a wedding; enjoyment and apprehensions about fucked up shit; Hanayo and Kazuki are the worst characters in the show; three Ionas; This Is Wrong; bad mom Mayu; film school 101 shit; I am sorry I'm not Slavoj Zizek; Madiha cries; Yuki.

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November 9, 2018  

The Gek? They got shooters out here. It's ME. I'm the shooters.

Topics include: Madiha learns to hate Mickey Mouse by going to a Disney themed outdoor shopping mall; the Media Maidenz are 2D; desperately awful game The Quiet Man is also racist; an IGN review angers Madiha; The Tragedy of the Kicks; the 4th Plot Twist; Esther reads a news post for the release of the translation patch of the game she played, Shin Megami Tensei: If; the prequel to Persona; the classmate is the route; dying for Guardians; ~~DEMONIC FUN~~; Madiha plays No Man's Sky! despite the bad launch, it's a fun survival game; Subnautice taught me why people play Survival Games; the Underwater Update; fixer-uppers; learning alien languages; two different approaches to Sentinels; terror of the deep; WARFRAME IS HAPPENING AGAIN BAYBEE (Esther is back at it again); liberating the work camps; SICK warframe skateboard tricks; motion sickness; THE GACHA PANOPTICON locks us into a fresh new gacha game, ground zero, you heard it here first, EPIC SEVEN; Smilegate, makers of Soulworker; its...Memoria Freese; the most beautiful graphics in any gacha game; the story is nothing; cool opening cutscene ruined by the music; the labyrinth is the fun part; groundbreaking gacha game feature, mulligan your 10-roll up to 30 times!; the worst dub voice acting since Chaos Wars; EPIC FAIL; send us more questions.

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November 2, 2018  

These two adults are going to destroy a child.

We tackle Selector Spread Wixoss Episodes 7 and 8. Oh boy.

Topics: Roast of Mayu; she's old enough to be slammed; Madiha internet detectives Mayu; the worst episodes of the season so far; Ulith executing a perfect X-RAY attack on Akira; the scriptwriters regretted their words and deeds; a disappointing look at Ulith's cartoon sociopath backstory; this is really dumb; Ruuko discovers the evil of the world; Akira's lack of a role in the episode; going over card game stuff; MADIHA NOTE: I GOT THE BANISH MECHANIC WRONG. IT DOESN'T WORK THIS WAY. UGH. I'LL FIX IT NEXT EPISODE; talking about Shadowverse for some reason; thanks Adobe; Mayu smites Iona; tell all your friends about our perfect show; WIXOSS PEEPING ANALYZE MANGA SPOILERSCAST from 1:03:00 TO 1:22:25; the Mayu backstory drives Madiha insane; WE HAVE TO TALK ABOUT KURO; we live in a society (Mayu doesn't); Mayu reads Charles Murray's "The Bell Curve"; Mayu's racial ideology; WE HAVE NO SYMPATHY FOR MAYU; Maximum The Hormone should do a track of how evil Mayu is; TRIGGER WARNING FOR RAPE as Madiha and Esther discern the troubling nature of the "corruption" scene and the psychosexual language used in Wixoss; THE MOST VIOLENT SCENE IN WIXOSS. Please fund our Mayu MMD model that dabs.

Outro music is a snippet of Maximum The Hormone's "What's Up People?"

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October 26, 2018  

You may not have heard about it, but the Gen Z-ers are canceling everybody out here.

Topics include: a little disclaimer about consuming Japanese media as Westerners; it's our Halloween episode!; Madiha's greatest fear as a content creator; canceled several times already; don't blame Esther for the Year Of Horny; Hornyween 2018; Madiha played 30 hours of Conception 2: Children of the Stars! (for your sins); Conception 2.0 -- You Will (Not) Reverse Japan's Declining Birthrate; i'll keep complaining about Ar Tonelico; Catholic Puritannical Harem Game; how a Star Baby is born; can't go with Alec into the dungeon in a horny outfit; Persona 3 without Aesthetics; babies are better when commanded by their mom; Madiha loves tsunderes; it's barely even horny; THERE'S NO SHOWER SCENES; the lame charm of harem anime shit; Esther saves her deeply cleavaged girlfriend in Nights of Azure 1 *and* 2; Gust's reparations to the Lesbian community; Fullmetal Atelier: Sisterhood; steampunk goth horny; Hornier than Conception 2; like an early PS2 game; Arnice and Lillysse; a million discrete bones; YOU WILL BE CONFRONTED; the ballroom scene; style over substance aesthetic fast food; a game that is like a Lesbian AMV of another game; Nights of Azure 2, even gayer, even hornier; the Lilly system; tension with everybody; Madiha is still mad about Nier Automata; the TITSTORM.

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October 20, 2018  

It's a real miracle this episode came out! Or is it...a curse? We take a long, fraught look at episodes 5 and 6 of Selector Spread Wixoss!

Topics: Esther honks herself; CONTENT WARNINGS for emotional abuse, domestic abuse, in the discussion of this episode; Fumio the diet alt girl; Anne the weaboo LRIG; burning chorizo; we're not gonna play the card game the show is about; what do teens do? epic clapbacks; wow, what a hot take; chuuni honeypot; heady discussion of the Fumio vs. Ruuko card battle; kamehameha; talking about Duel Master's relationship to Wixoss; Iona gets BIG MAD; Ultima/Maiden; Fumio is basically Madiha; the Lament of Madiha movement XLVIII; we're leaving the depressing parts in; The Domestic Violence Scene; an alternate timeline where everyone suffers a DARK FATE; GIRL OF BLACK vs. GIRL OF WHITE; we decided to localize this ourselves; GOOD JOB FUNIMATION; Mayu's eponymous room; Akira melting at Ulith; #1 ranked on DOORS; Fumio's curse is Madiha's curse; identity in Wixoss and the Mayu's system and its relation to growing up, the internet, etc; Akira and Ruuko as proletarian heroines/tragic figures; creating things in perpetuity; Yuzuki gets even more fucked up; The Mayu Abuse Scene; Mayu's motivations as an abuser; we all know what it's like to have a Mayu in our head; humanizing Iona; Ruuko continues to be our light in this darkness; Who Else Could Fucking Bar The Way...?; the stunning conclusion.

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October 12, 2018  

I have literally never lied to you. I'm extremely honest and I do not lie.

Topics include: this is why Esther is a a guest; professional microphone man; breaking the theme of the themed episode; Transmediacrity stans one anime this season and its SSSS. GRIDMAN; so lame and dorky it warps around to extremely hype; Junk; the Trigger Cycle; the ANIMATION; work of modern art; Esther played an RPG, Labyrinth of Refrain! It's a Nippon Ichi game about a shitty lady!; Etryan Odyssey on PC; RPG Lets Plays; Tipping 40s; guys being dudes; Madiha and Esther are confined in GACHA SOLITARY CONFINEMENT at the GACHA SUPERMAX; Madiha plays "Is It Wrong To Pick Up Girls In A Dungeon? Familia Myth: Memoria Freese" that's the whole title; Madiha's gift and curse; flash game animations; secret Danmachi stans; harem shows Madiha likes; Esther played ShinNaZuki, a gacha cryptid that may well be a tax writeoff scheme; nobody knows about this game; unintelligible machine translation; Bratz doll models; mobile game plagiarism; TRANSMEDIACRITY CIVIL WAR; Nintendo coalesces all of the gacha demon shit in the world into Dragalia Lost, a game arguably less generous than Fate Grand Order!; a JPEG of a cake, and an imp; "diablo gameplay"; watch out for these fucky Myms; why are we talking about Conception II?; dorky little boy protagonist; Anti-Polyamory Mym; we have a nun and that's good; put all the granblue girls into Dragalia; deckbuilding tips in Magic: The Gathering Arena.

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October 5, 2018  

We're cracking all the mysteries of Selector Spread Wixoss Episodes 3 and 4 on this episode guys. Through strong inferences we draw some REVELATIONS.

Topics: I forgot the bit; starlight roleplay; Esther's friend Stanislavski; Iona is not a friend; it's Tama! she's sad because everything's fucked up!; literally all the school is talking about incest; you can't escape Iona; can LRIGs choose their card power?; TAKE ADVANTAGE OF ME; I wanna see Iona's cool upgraded form; our wish is for the show to be more toyetic; yugioh fails the bechdel test; pop art hellscape; Esther's visual sleuthing; AKIRA'S TWITTER; mad, salty and jelly; Akira's having a normal one; the Hurt part of the Hurt/Comfort fic; the most tedious scene in Wixoss; they got pies at WcDonalds; That Accidental Reunion; THE SHOW IS GETTING HACKED; Wixoss youtube poop; Mari Okada Did Not Make The Whole Show But It's Funnier If She Did, Guys; great shots of Ulith grinning; callout post for Mayu; Chiyori is outclassed; turn 1 fucking huge angels; what a turn-off; she's not lying, she's just dumb; Chiyori is us; Chorizo De Ibéricoña The 2nd; the Wixoss novel; why doesn't anyone suspect the corporation behind Wixoss?; Takara-Tomy involvement; we all forgot about Futurecard Buddyfight; in-universe published Wixoss fanfiction; Madiha is a fucking weeb now; Madiha goes insane; Grandma ONLY plays for keeps; google image search pigeons; we stan one queen; dissecting the Akira x Ulith scene; callout post for Ulith; what does a normal LRIG-Selector relationship look like?; REVELATIONS.

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September 28, 2018  

There is power in a union!

Topics include: You haven't had any good years; Madiha excoriates our despised mutant billionaire class; it is healthy to hate them; permaowned man elon musk; despicable rich inhuman alien freak jeff bezos; Telltale lays off 250 workers; Esther's Telltale Forums years; getting your post deleted by Jake Rodkin; solidarity for the workers; talking about scab labor; parallel structures; will you support the workers and the union, even as the corporation cracks down; Esther is "excited" that Let It Die is on PC! go kill some haters; Madiha does Alphascape alone (don't resubscribe to FF14); Battlefield 1 is basically free now on PC and you should go get it because it's fun; SHOUJO KAGEKI REVUE STARLIGHT SPOILERCAST FROM 57:00 to 1:40:00, various topics within, be forewarned; why is Esther interested in Scientology; what would Madiha look like as a Virtual Youtuber?

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September 21, 2018  

Transmediacrity Anime Club is back with Selector Spread Wixoss! Covering episodes 1 and 2 of Wixoss' fall 2014 continuation.

In a break from recent tradition, we will not have any show notes. You should experience all of this for yourselves with no expectations.

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