Author, localizer, and (most importantly) long-time friend of the show Matt Alt joins us to discuss his new book, Pure Invention: How Japan’s Pop Culture Conquered the World. Plus the usual news and other nonsense you’ve come to expect from your favorite podcast about Japan, and games, and Japanese games.
Running Time: 2:36:52
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Time – Topic Discussed:
0:41 – Nicknames
18:26 – Animal Crossing: New Horizons Update
27:22 – Ring Fit Adventure
28:56 – News: Sega’s Astro Mini, Next-gen Game Price Rumors, Microsoft News, and more!
1:22:31 – Interview with Matt Alt
And now, here’s the music we used in THIS episode!
Intro: Overworld Theme – Koji Kondo (Super Mario Bros. 2)
Break: Title Screen – You Takada (Golden Axe)
Ending: Opening – Hideki Matsutake (Silhouette Mirage)
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