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Cultural Appropriation, Appropriating Culture, and Mob Psycho 100

Whose culture is it, really? Isekai Sensei-Sama, Kermit D. Grog, and Bento Baggins are back to appropriate some cultures. And they're finally talking about Mob Psycho 100 . Don't forget to find us on  Twitter  and  YouTube , and subscribe so you don't miss new episodes. We'd love to hear from you, so send us a message or comment. If you have an Isekai question, email Isekai Sensei-Sama at  IsekaiSenseiSama@gmail.com  and your question may be featured in a future episode.

Faraway Paladin: A Case Study in Adaptation

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What is a Faraway Paladin? The Faraway Paladin, or 最果てのパラディン (Saihate no Paladin), is a fantasy isekai story written by Kanata Yanagino. It was originally published on 小説家になろう (Shosetsuka ni Naro) which translates roughly to 'Become A Novelist'. Shosetsuka ni Naro is a website where users can self-publish their writing for free. While several other Shosetsuka ni Naro authors have gone on to have their work published traditionally, this was not Yanagino's intention with The Faraway Paladin. Yanagino stated in an interview that The Faraway Paladin was written as practice. The goal was simply to write 100,000 Japanese characters without throwing the whole thing away. The success took Yanagino by surprise.  The response to The Faraway Paladin from users of Shosetsuka ni Naro was very positive. This lead to the series being picked up by its Japanese publisher Overlap under their "Overlap Bunko" imprint. Overlap Bunko has since published 4-volumes (which is a bit confu

Heroine Addiction: Secret Lady

Another episode of Heroine Addiction! Isekai Sensei-sama and Bento Baggins are talking about   Secret Lady . Don't forget to find us on  Twitter  and  YouTube , and subscribe so you don't miss new episodes. We'd love to hear from you, so send us a message or comment. If you have an Isekai question, email Isekai Sensei-Sama at  IsekaiSenseiSama@gmail.com  and your question may be featured in a future episode.

That Time I Got Reincarnated As An Anime Podcaster Colon Zero

Finally, some answers! It's the origins of the Weeb Cabal. Isekai Sensei-Sama has a flashback with Bento Baggins and Kermit D. Grog. Don't forget to find us on  Twitter  and  YouTube , and subscribe so you don't miss new episodes. We'd love to hear from you, so send us a message or comment. If you have an Isekai question, email Isekai Sensei-Sama at  IsekaiSenseiSama@gmail.com  and your question may be featured in a future episode.

CHAINSAW MAN Anime Fast Take

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  We watched the new Chainsaw Man anime and recorded our initial thoughts.

Genre Bloat, Fan Dis-Service, Ranking of Kings (Part 2)

Even through hardships, the Weeb Cabal cannot be stopped! Isekai Sensei-Sama listens to Kermit D. Grog's troubles with genre bloat while Bento Baggins gets fixated on the trope of the "lovable" pervert. And then to close the book, it's time once again to talk about Ranking of Kings ! Don't forget to find us on  Twitter  and  YouTube , and subscribe so you don't miss new episodes. We'd love to hear from you, so send us a message or comment. If you have an Isekai question, email Isekai Sensei-Sama at  IsekaiSenseiSama@gmail.com  and your question may be featured in a future episode.

The Beach Episode

Oh no, a filler beach episode! Weeb Cabal had to be pushed back a week so Isekai Sensei-Sama took a trip to the beach to talk about a beach-themed isekai and the trope of beach episodes. Don't forget to find us on Twitter and YouTube , and subscribe so you don't miss new episodes. We'd love to hear from you, so send us a message or comment. If you have an Isekai question, email Isekai Sensei-Sama at IsekaiSenseiSama@gmail.com and your question may be featured in a future episode.