Otaku on Writing Podcast – Episode 5

What are you talking about this week? Last week Killian selected A Wind Named Amnesia. We’ve all watched it and this is the discussion that followed.

One line pitch! Definitely out of context…

Any other news? Yes, big news. The first collection of stories is now available. It is called Awake: Otaku Stories One and it contains my short story, Guardian Angel.

 

And now for our regularly scheduled entertainment…

Fate/Extra: Last Encore – Season One

Hakuno finds himself in a strange world with no recollection of his past. It appears to be a school, but things appear to be off. A countdown begins. His friend stabs in him in the back and leaves him for dead. He wakes sometime later and is pursued by a dark avatar.

He stumbles across an ornate theatre where he finds a sword. When he touches the sword, a heroic spirit appears and makes a pack with him. She defeats the avatar and together they progress to the next level.

The heroic spirit, Saber, brings Hakuno up to speed. It would appear that he has found himself in a digital version of the Holy Grail War. In order to win the grail he must defeat the guardians and move through the levels, but not everything is quite as it seems. Continue reading “Fate/Extra: Last Encore – Season One”

Otaku on Writing Podcast – Episode 4

What are you talking about this week? The original stories inspired by Akira are in progress. It shouldn’t be too long before we’re ready to release the first collection. Also, Killian reveals the next classic anime selection.

One line pitch! Stacked up against Akira…

Any other news? No real news as such, but if you’ve still haven’t seen Akira then you really should rectify that. Also, let us know if you have any recommendations for us to watch.

And now for our regularly scheduled entertainment…

Otaku on Writing Podcast – Episode 3

What are you talking about this week? So, we review Akira and all absolutely loved it still. In this episode, we try to brainstorm some ideas for original fiction. This is where the magic happens…

One line pitch! Crazy bubblegum monster…

Any other news? I know we’re only three episodes in, but if you’re enjoying the show, please can we ask that you leave a review on iTunes. Many thanks

And now for our regularly scheduled entertainment…

Otaku on Writing Podcast – Episode 2

What are you talking about this week? In the last episode, I selected Akira as the first classic anime for us to review and analyse. We’ve seen in, so let’s get down to reviewing it. Anyone who’s anyone should have heard of Akira, but does it hold up thirty years after it was released.

One line pitch! The Akira blog thing…

Any other news? We’re also on Facebook and Twitter, so feel free to follow us there too, if you want!

And now for our regularly scheduled entertainment…