Chatty AF 38: DEVILMAN crybaby Retrospective

By: Anime Feminist January 21, 20184 Comments
A close up of a shaggy-haired teen boy's face with tears streaming down both cheeks, mouth open in a sob. Over his shoulder we can see lockers and another teen boy looking at him in surprise.

Chatty AF is back from its winter break, and what better way to kick off the new year than by chatting about the flawed-but-ambitious series that’s been emotionally wrecking the anime community? Vrai, Peter, and special guest Dawn get together to discuss Masaaki Yuasa’s DEVILMAN crybaby!

0:00:00 Intros
0:00:54 Devilman history
0:05:17 Production
0:07:59 Spin-offs
0:11:23 Continuity
0:14:37 Timeloops
0:19:31 The first half
0:21:18 Plot confusion and original writing
0:27:05 Yuasa additions to the story
0:28:21 Miki Kuroda
0:32:08 Demons are young/old people
0:34:23 Ryo or Satan is Tyler Durden
0;43:38 Miki’s mixed race
0:45:05 The death of hope
0:53:40 Yuasa’s contribution
0:54:42 Your mileage may vary
1:04:35 Outro


Recorded Saturday 20th January 2018

Music: Open Those Bright Eyes by Kevin MacLeod (
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

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