Animecast: Goods and Bads of Adaptations


Nearly all series or movies are second form of an original source. Manga, Light Novels, Visual Novels, and other mediums of stories are given a new life regularly by an animated or live action form. In this Animecast, we dive into the goods and bads of adaptations and confront the unwarranted criticism behind it.

spiceandwolflnfeatTopics this episode: Types of Source Material, Goods of Adaptations, Bads of Adaptations, Light Novel Hatred, Weighing One Source Heavier Than Another, Judging Shows Against Its Source, Judgement From Passionate Source Material Fans, and Personal Likes/Dislikes of Sources We’ve Read.

The opening song for this episode is the OP for No Game No Life called “This Game” by Konomi Suzuki. The outro is the ED for Spice and Wolf called “The Wolf Whistling Song” by Rocky Chack.

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Co-Founder of and Co-Host of the OtakuSpirit Animecast. A huge fan of anime since the early 1990s, consuming over 1300 shows. Outside of Otaku Spirit, he has been a judge for the Anime Awards and aided in reviewing titles for some publishers. While he's late to the collecting scene, he's found a lot of joy in filling his DVD/Blu-ray collection as well as collecting figures. Sharing this joy, he posts unboxing and feature videos on anime goods to YouTube.