Chatty AF 70: DARLING in the FRANXX Postmortem

By: Anime Feminist September 23, 20180 Comments

Caitlin, Peter, and special guest Natasha meet in a hotel room during Otakon 2018 (with witnesses) to deliver a postmortem on the high-profile A-1/TRIGGER co-production DARLING in the FRANXX!

Episode Information

Recorded: Saturday 11th August 2018
Hosts: Caitlin, Peter
Guest: Natasha

Episode Breakdown

0:00:00 Intros
0:04:10 Potential
0:07:08 Production
0:11:31 Relationships
0:16:33 Zero Two
0:19:32 Gender and reproductive essentialism
0:26:51 Ichigo and the nice guy double standard
0:32:35 Ikuno / Mitsuru, and queerness
0:36:45 Futoshi, fat jokes, and eating disorders
0:41:41 Nana, puberty, and ableism
0:48:08 Ichigo / Zero Female friendships and gender roles
0:50:56 Logical inconsistencies
0:58:10 Kokoro’s pregnancy, politics, and the psychic baby
1:02:50 Popularity
1:03:53 Outro

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