The Speakeasy #076: Dagashi Kashi, Kadokawa, Detective Conan, Kouji Wada

Ongoing Investigations: Twin Star Exorcists vol. 1 by Yoshiaki Sukeno, Long Way North from Sacrebleu Productions, Maybe Movies, and Norlum, Dagashi Kashi from Studio Feel, Detective Conan: Sunflowers of Inferno (movie 19) from TMS Entertainment, Haruchika: Haruta & Chika from P.A. Works.

Food for Thought: What anime would benefit most from watching it completely cold?

Topics: Goodbye Kouji Wada, Kadokawa Partners with Crunchyroll and Yen Press, Eisner Nominations.

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And now your helpful bartenders at The Speakeasy present your drink:

Kit Kat Shooter

  •  1 part Creme de Cacao dark
  • 1 part Frangelico
  • 1 part Baileys Irish Cream

As much as you like but equal amounts of each. Serve in shot glasses.

 

The Speakeasy #075: My Little Monster, Fire Emblem, Spectre, Gravity Falls

Ongoing Investigations: 007: Spectre from Eon Productions, Firefight and Calamity by Brandon Sanderson, Fire Emblem Fates from Intelligent Systems, Gravity Falls from Disney, My Little Monster by Robico.

Food for Thought: What upcoming videogames are you looking forward to?

Topics: Crowdfunding round-up with Riding Bean, The Vision of Escaflowne, Kaze no Yo ni, Mayoiga. Amazon and Noitamina partnership, Netflix and Production I.G partnership, Production I.G’s FLCL, Anime Mirai Becomes Anime Tamago.

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And now your helpful bartenders at The Speakeasy present your drink:

Vesper Martini

  • 3 measures of Gordon’s Gin
  • 1 measure of vodka
  • 1/2 measure Kina Lillet
  • Lemon peel for garnish

“Three measures of Gordon’s, one of vodka, half a measure of Kina Lillet. Shake it very well until it’s ice-cold, then add a large thin slice of lemon peel. Got it?” Casino Royale, Chapter 7

 

 

The Speakeasy #068: Garden Elixir—The Art of Translation, Armada, Over the Garden Wall, Othering

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Drink #068: Garden Elixir
The Art of Translation, Armada, Over the Garden Wall, Othering

Ongoing Investigations: Over the Garden Wall, Armada by Ernest Cline, Ace of the Diamond S1, Disney shorts.

Topics: Compensating Panelists, The Art of Translation, and the “Othering” of Manga.

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And now your helpful bartenders at The Speakeasy present your drink:

Garden Elixir

  • 1/4 cup gin
  • 5 cilantro leaves
  • 1/4 cup dry vermouth, preferably Noilly Prat
  • 1/2 tablespoon green Chartreuse
  • 3 tablespoons apple juice, preferably fresh
  • 1 tablespoon celery juice
  • Dash of fresh lime juice
  • Nasturtium flowers, for garnish (optional)

Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the gin and cilantro and shake. Add the vermouth, Chartreuse, apple juice, celery juice and lime juice and shake well. Strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish with nasturtium flowers.