Henshin History

Episode 1 - The Skullm’n Cometh

November 10, 2017

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THIS WEEK: the hosts introduce themselves, we've made a huge mistake, masked vigilantes are cryptids, the Skullm'n may or may not be getting up to something behind a convenience store, it's always Golgom, and this anime already doesn't make sense.

TOPICS:

* Introductions

* What We Talk About When We Talk About Shotaro Ishinomori

* The Skull Man (1970) and The Skull Man (1998) briefly discussed

* Tatsuo Kagura is the worst

* Doing weird dramatic things when you're alone for funsies

* Project Gagou

* The Skull Man (2007) 1-3

* Sweet sweet music

* Papers Please 2

* Confusing vague alternate history geopolitics

* Hayato's memory is a garbage fire

* Anime was a mistake, as always

* Bathtub Darkroom Destruction

* Shakespeare makes everything spookier

* The White Bell Association is definitely not a cult, who told you that

* Otomo City is horrifying and you should never go there

* P U R I T Y

Tokusatsu Television Revolution at Kaijucast and that post at tokupedia we mentioned

Visual Companion. And we mixed up Shimamoto and Izubuchi when we mentioned the Ghost monster designs.

MUSIC:

* "Fight! Seven Riders!! Showa Rider Taisen"- Kamen Rider x Kamen Rider Fourze & OOO: Movie War Megamax

* TOKIO - "Hikari no Machi"

* Shiro Sagisu - The Skull Man OST

NEXT WEEK: all is for black ghost