Part 2 of Dee, Caitlin, and Vrai’s newbie-friendly rewatch of 90s mecha isekai, Escaflowne! The team debates whether Allen is a trashbag (and how much), the show’s views on romance and female friendship, and how the sub compares to the dub.
Recorded: Saturday 18th November 2018
Hosts: Dee, Caitlin, Vrai
0:00:59 Quick recap
0:02:03 Impressions (and dub/sub stuff)
0:17:55 Gendered characteristics
0:24:16 Women don’t be competin’
0:37:25 Positive thinking
0:39:16 Power is scary
0:43:01 Fantasy racism
0:51:27 Final thoughts
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The 4th and final part of Dee, Caitlin, and Vrai’s reach the end of Escaflowne! They talk about Dilandau’s trans-coding, how the coming-of-age shoujo isekai differs from modern wish-fulfillment isekai, and bid a final farewell to this big feels-fest of a series.
Part 1 of Dee, Caitlin, and Vrai’s 4-part newbie-friendly rewatch of the quintessential ‘90s anime: Shoji Kawamori’s mecha isekai, Escaflowne! No need for newcomers to worry about spoilers—none of us can remember a damn thing about the plot, either.
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