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AFA Podcast: Episode 105 "Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms"


Thanks to the awesome folks at Eleven Arts Anime Studio, Team AFA brings you a special episode discussing the highly anticipated anime film, Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms. We discuss the film and it's director, anime screenwriter Mari Okada, at length so if you haven't seen the film, please stop listening around 28 minutes into the episode if you want to avoid spoilers. From there we discuss specific scenes, their impact on us and how it demonstrates Mari Okada's strengths as a writer.

If you're interested in winning a signed film poster by Mari Okada herself, don't forget to submit a photo of your movie ticket for our Maquia Sweepstakes! See our post here for details.



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SHOW NOTES

  1. Anohana: The Flower We Saw that Day - Streaming on Crunchyroll
  2. Anthem of the Heart - Anime Limited (UK) and Aniplex (USA)
  • Anime featuring the work of Mari Okada 
  1. Harasaku Iroha
  2. Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron Blooded Orphans
  3. Toradora
  4. Kiznaiver
  5. Nagi-Asu: A Lull in the Sea
All of the listed shows are available to stream on Crunchyroll



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