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Oldtaku no Radio #021 – Ergo Proxy

Airing wayyyyyyyyy back in 2006, Ergo Proxy is the story of a bored, privileged goth girl (Re-l) and her flamboyant autoreiv companion, Iggy, in an oasis cursed to be both cradle and catacomb. Romdo is a domed city and, to its inhabitants, the last viable living space on an otherwise toxic planet. But there’s an influx of immigrants from the outside world seeking refuge, a disease sweeping the robotic residents (autoreivs) that’s making them gain consciousness, and an unknown monster threatening the daily comfort of the bourgeoisie.

Join Jared and Ink as they look at all this dystopian future sci-fi series as we look at the themes it touches upon; if it conforms to, bends, or breaks certain genre touchpoints; and just how gosh-darned pretty it still is. (Seriously, folks, if you love an emo-as-f*ck anime written by a wordy philosophy/theology major, this is your jam.)

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Runtime: 1 hr, 28 min

Show Notes

  • Opening Song: "Through the Glass" by Kaz Mirblouk
  • 01:10:00 - Twitter questions!
  • Ending Song: "Money 1973" by NO FUTURE
  • ANN interview with screenwriter Dai Sato
  • Watch Ergo Proxy on Crunchyroll (sub), FUNimation.com (dub), VRV (sub/dub)
  • Twitter: Ani-Gamers, Oldtaku no RadioInk, Jared
  • Ink also writes for Otaku USA Magazine & The Fandom Post and watches bad sports anime for Taiiku Podcast.
  • Jared also writes for The Electrum Edition and Wave Motion Cannon.

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