The Anime Nostalgia Podcast
About This Show
What was it like being an anime & manga fan before the 2000s? And where some of my favorite anime series really as good as I remember them? Welcome to the Anime Nostalgia Podcast, a mix of anime & manga history, reviews, and talks with other fans on titles and aspects of fandom from the 80s, 90s, and beyond.
Most Recent Episode
The Anime Nostalgia Podcast - Ep 57
iTunes & Stitcher subscribers! Be sure to go to the blog to read the description easier & check out links for this episode! Before Social Media, before AOL Chatrooms, and even before Geocities Fansites, hundreds of anime fans socialized the old fashioned way: through snail mail! The hayday of anime penpalling is long forgotten, but my long-time friend Mayra is here to recollect how we first met over 20 years ago via penpalling & how it used to be a huge part of how we connected with fans. How’d it all happen? What kind of things did we talk about? Take a break from your Thanksgiving festivities and take a listen as we reminisce on this nearly forgotten pocket of fandom history! Stream the episode above or [Direct Download] You can also subscribe on itunes! Bonus photos! Just a few of the anime stampers I own that we talked about in this episode: An actual Friendship book I still have from the late 90s! (Obviously, personal info has been blocked out.) Click here for more info on Friendship Books. Support the work I do on this podcast by leaving me a tip on Ko-fi! Want to have your name read in the special thanks segment on the next episode? All you need to do is buy me 2 or more “coffees” on Ko-fi! You might have noticed this episode had a sponsor as well! Check out Avane Shop for vintage toys, anime goods, games & collectibles! Support Shop Small this holiday season by buying from small businesses like them! As always, feel free to leave me your thoughts on this episode or ideas for future episodes here—or email me directly at AnimeNostalgiaPodcast@gmail.com. Thanks for listening!