Chatty AF 52: Michiko & Hatchin Watchalong – Episodes 13-17

By: Anime Feminist May 6, 20180 Comments

Part 3 of the 4-part watchalong of Michiko & Hatchin with Amelia, Vrai, and special guests Lizzie Visitante and Jacqueline-Elizabeth Cottrell! They discuss the series’ casting issues, Atsuko’s character arc, and what it means for the series to have a female director and a male head writer.

0:00:00 Intro
0:01:38 Takashi Ujita
0:04:35 Nonconsensual kiss
0:09:46 Michiko’s paranoia
0:14:44 Metatext
0:18:37 Atsuko again
0:30:49 The way men view women
0:41:21 Portrayals of men
0:48:10 Portrayals of Chinese characters
0:50:14 Casting and racial representation
0:57:46 Next 5 episodes
1:03:42 Outro

Recorded Sunday 8th April 2018


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

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