Ep. 5: Inuyasha - The Boy Who Cried Yokai (1/2)

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Ep. 5: Inuyasha - The Boy Who Cried Yokai (1/2)

The Konbini Pop! Podcast

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Konbini Pop is back! Leah and Katarina take a deep dive into the cultural milestone of “Inuyasha,” an anime and manga series that is very close to Leah’s heart. From exploring the historical background that is feudal era Japan, to understanding the influences of (and differences between) Yokai and Kami, from the history of the series to learning about the talent and imagination of Rumiko Takahashi, this first episode in a two-part series will blow your mind. So what are you waiting for, Party People? The Konbini is open once again!

Show Notes

0:07  - Intro 

2:56 - Middle School was a Time: Katarina’s Observations

6:31 - A Feudal Fairy Tale: Lia’s History with the Show

14:23 - The History and Imagination of Rumiko Takahashi’s Worlds

25:39 - Your Favorite Half Dog-Demon Boy

29:08 - The Wild West of the Sengoku Period 

34:45 - Two Sides of the Same Coin: Yokai & Kami and their influence on Inuyasha

47:45 - Cintamani & Magatama : The Possible Influences of The Shikon Jewel

54:54 - Outro 

RESOURCES:

⭐http://www.furinkan.com/takahashi/bio.html

⭐https://sgcafe.com/2015/04/life-size-bronze-anime-statues-unveiled-birthplace-anime-nerima-tokyo/

⭐https://www.furinkan.com/iycompanion/culture/references/sengoku.html

⭐https://manabi-japan.jp/en/culture/20200107_17687/#:~:text=The%20earliest%20of%20these%20is,the%20Tosa%20school%20of%20painting.

⭐https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FMPu9PRXx0Y

⭐https://aboutjapan.japansociety.org/religion-in-tokugawa-japan#:~:text=Many%20Buddhist%20monasteries%20had%20grown,protected%20by%20armies%20of%20monks.

⭐https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shinto#:~:text=Shinto%20is%20a%20polytheistic%20belief,the%20collective%20group%20of%20kami.

⭐https://www.furinkan.com/iycompanion/culture/references/yokai.html

⭐http://yokai.com/inugami/

⭐http://yokai.com/okuriinu/

⭐https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magatama#Yasakani_no_Magatama

⭐https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cintamani

⭐https://www.ancient-origins.net/artifacts-other-artifacts/cintamani-0013583

⭐https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2018-07-21/rumiko-takahashi-inducted-into-will-eisner-comic-awards-hall-of-fame/.134542

⭐https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Inuyasha:_The_Final_Act_episodes

Socials: 

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Instagram 

My Anime List 

YouTube 

Website 

Credits: Production for the Konbini Pop!™ is completed by Leah Yves. Logo created by Leah Yves. Theme music composed by Ozeyzin. Konbini Pop!™ is a podcast under the Poison Places Productions umbrella. All rights reserved.

INUYASHA™ is a product of Kabushiki Kaisha Shogakuka Shueisha Production. This podcast is under Fair Use. Pursuant to Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act in 1976. Any use of works in our videos and podcast is de minimis, transformative, and constitutes fair use under the Copyright laws of the United States. Allowance is made for "Fair Use" for purposes of such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational, or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use. Any improper attempts to takedown or claim our videos may be subject to 17 U.S.C. 512(f) claim for bad faith under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.  If you want to discuss any content in our videos and podcasts, please contact us at [email protected] before initiating any takedown requests.  Failure to do so may constitute bad faith.

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Konbini Pop is back! Leah and Katarina take a deep dive into the cultural milestone of “Inuyasha,” an anime and manga series that is very close to Leah’s heart. From exploring the historical background that is feudal era Japan, to understanding the influences of (and differences between) Yokai and Kami, from the history of the series to learning about the talent and imagination of Rumiko Takahashi, this first episode in a two-part series will blow your mind. So what are you waiting for, Party People? The Konbini is open once again!

Show Notes

0:07  - Intro 

2:56 - Middle School was a Time: Katarina’s Observations

6:31 - A Feudal Fairy Tale: Lia’s History with the Show

14:23 - The History and Imagination of Rumiko Takahashi’s Worlds

25:39 - Your Favorite Half Dog-Demon Boy

29:08 - The Wild West of the Sengoku Period 

34:45 - Two Sides of the Same Coin: Yokai & Kami and their influence on Inuyasha

47:45 - Cintamani & Magatama : The Possible Influences of The Shikon Jewel

54:54 - Outro 

RESOURCES:

⭐http://www.furinkan.com/takahashi/bio.html

⭐https://sgcafe.com/2015/04/life-size-bronze-anime-statues-unveiled-birthplace-anime-nerima-tokyo/

⭐https://www.furinkan.com/iycompanion/culture/references/sengoku.html

⭐https://manabi-japan.jp/en/culture/20200107_17687/#:~:text=The%20earliest%20of%20these%20is,the%20Tosa%20school%20of%20painting.

⭐https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FMPu9PRXx0Y

⭐https://aboutjapan.japansociety.org/religion-in-tokugawa-japan#:~:text=Many%20Buddhist%20monasteries%20had%20grown,protected%20by%20armies%20of%20monks.

⭐https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shinto#:~:text=Shinto%20is%20a%20polytheistic%20belief,the%20collective%20group%20of%20kami.

⭐https://www.furinkan.com/iycompanion/culture/references/yokai.html

⭐http://yokai.com/inugami/

⭐http://yokai.com/okuriinu/

⭐https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magatama#Yasakani_no_Magatama

⭐https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cintamani

⭐https://www.ancient-origins.net/artifacts-other-artifacts/cintamani-0013583

⭐https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2018-07-21/rumiko-takahashi-inducted-into-will-eisner-comic-awards-hall-of-fame/.134542

⭐https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Inuyasha:_The_Final_Act_episodes

Socials: 

Twitter

Instagram 

My Anime List 

YouTube 

Website 

Credits: Production for the Konbini Pop!™ is completed by Leah Yves. Logo created by Leah Yves. Theme music composed by Ozeyzin. Konbini Pop!™ is a podcast under the Poison Places Productions umbrella. All rights reserved.

INUYASHA™ is a product of Kabushiki Kaisha Shogakuka Shueisha Production. This podcast is under Fair Use. Pursuant to Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act in 1976. Any use of works in our videos and podcast is de minimis, transformative, and constitutes fair use under the Copyright laws of the United States. Allowance is made for "Fair Use" for purposes of such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational, or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use. Any improper attempts to takedown or claim our videos may be subject to 17 U.S.C. 512(f) claim for bad faith under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.  If you want to discuss any content in our videos and podcasts, please contact us at [email protected] before initiating any takedown requests.  Failure to do so may constitute bad faith.

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