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Anime Attic

Anime Attic presented by Meltdown Comics


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Meltdown podcast producer and anime fanatic Mason Booker leads a discussion with notable guests Raven Night, Zehra Fazal and others about classic anime series from years gone by that people may or may not have heard of or seen before. Delving deep into the interpretations, structure, myths, and meanings behind the characters and the story of each series the show strives to shed new light about the influences and culture around the anime series themselves as well as the people who made them. Join us and listen as we help people discover or re-discover these gems of storytelling that hold up to the passage of time! WARNING: There will be SPOILERS...it's basically unavoidable...

On-Demand Episodes

Warning Explicit!!! This week in a fit of technological brilliance I am joined by Deranta' Avaloy! The owner of Avaloy Studios and creator of the Yasuke comic book and animated series! Listen in as we plumb the depths of male fighting... more

Warning Explicit!!! Joined by fellow anime fan and video game designer Jacob Clayman, and Mason attempt to deep dive or at least make some sort of sense out of "Dark Cat" the most obscure anime from 1991 that they could find. If... more

Coming back as a topic for the third (and final?) time Mason and internationally acclaimed artist (and fellow anime "oldtaku") Luke Chueh sit down to discuss, in depth, the newly released Live action adaptation of Ghost in the Shell starring... more

Mason Booker is on the Meltdown Network Crossover Panel! Recorded LIVE from Stan Lee's Los Angeles Comic Con 2016 and hosted by Geoffrey Golden and joined by fellow network podcast hosts Mason Booker (Anime Attic), Natasha... more

Full Moon Sagashite is an epic SHOJO Manga by Arina Tanemura about the big things in life such as love, loss, death, and pop stardom. Written June 2002 - July 2004 it follows a twelve year old girl with throat cancer who is magically... more

Imagine you get to meet your celebrity crush, imagine you get to talk to them and ask them to be on your show...imagine they say yes...what do you do? Would you ask them out?! Guess what Iiii diiiddd... Oh wait, you don't have to guess...... more

In part A of this episode which is actually the second half of theri conversation, Mason is joined by the coolest Internet Celebrity superstar ever Alexi Wasser for a knock down drag out discussion about one of the strangest and coolest... more

We're back after a hiatus and this time with Taiwanese Hollywood actress Pei Pei Lin talking about the biggest anime in the world tha Mason has never heard of...Doraemon!!! Charmed to death by this hilariously EPIC children's anime that... more

LET'S FIGHT!!! Mason and special guest Kimi and Jamie Noguchi have a fierce and unpredictable debate about Scarlett Johansson being cast in Ghost in the Shell live action movie! Listen in to the CRAZY and very EXPLICIT debate as... more

Mason and returning Japanese theater scholar Zehra Fazal sit down to discuss the 1995 animated masterpiece that started it all ?Ghost in the Shell? directed by the incredible Mamoru Oshii and based on the 1989 manga of the same (ish)... more