MC Anime Podcast
Asian Studies: Philippines & Anime Trends
Philippines is a country by islands and is unique in the the Asian contingent. The country trace tribal origins and also has Spanish colonization. The Spanish influence is a big part for what the Philippines has to offer to its culture and status in Asia. The Phillipines follows Roman Catholicism as the major religion and drives Westernization as a model for the culture aesthetics. Anime in the Philippines is interesting for networks Hero TV, Pop TV, Netflix, Animax, and others make up the programming in this area. Anime legality is scarce in the Fillipino sphere for the importing of anime is totally different. Join as I talk with Tsu who grew up and experienced the Philippines first hand. Anime we are discussing are Ghost Fighters (Yu Yu Hakusho), Detective Cohan, Trese, A Certain Scientific Railgun, and etc.