Chatty AF 43: Kill la Kill Watchalong – Episodes 1-6

By: Anime Feminist February 25, 20180 Comments
A dark-haired girl in a school uniform that shows her stomach picks up another brunette girl in a standard school uniform, who shouts unhappily.

Part 1 of the four-part watchalong of Kill la Kill with Amelia, Vrai, and special guest Miranda Sanchez! In this first episode, the team talks about the polarizing fandom reactions to the series—and has some polarizing reactions of their own. TRIGGER slaps the audience with a bucketful of aesthetic. Ryuko is Good Actually. Too bad the series keeps embarrassing her for titillation.

00:00 Intros
01:46 The most/least feminist anime
03:18 Background with Kill la Kill
07:11 Positive aspects
12:51 Setting
15:46 Female vs male nudity
20:00 Mako
21:37 Sexual menace and slapstick comedy
27:00 What do clothes mean?
28:51 The Critical Catch-22
34:37 Karl la Marx
35:57 Feminist themes?
37:47 Ryuko and Satsuki
40:37 Next six episodes
46:28 Changing the person to fit the clothes
50:00 Miranda surprises
51:20 Takeaways
54:24 Outro

 

Recorded Saturday 10th February 2018

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