Join 3,564 readers in helping fund MetaFilter (Hide)


Where are the anime-based radio dramas? =)
July 27, 2011 2:11 AM   Subscribe

Where can I purchase or download English audio and/or radio dramas based on animes? Is there a website that caters to such a medium? If not, which animes do you know that have been converted to an audio drama? Perhaps a podcast?

I recently came upon JesuOtaku's conversion of the manga/anime Fruits Basket into a radio drama. Being a fan both of anime and anything I can plug into an ipod, I was just thrilled when I discovered this incredible find. It made me wonder... Is there more?

I'm not talking about random audio books or random radio dramas--- they must be based on Japanese anime and manga! :D Yes, I want to feed my anime and manga addiction!

Where can I purchase or download English-language audio and/or radio dramas specifically based on anime stories?

Is there a website that caters to this trend? Perhaps a list?

Do you know of any English-language radio dramas or audio renditions
that are based on popular manga and/or anime?

Are there any English-language podcasts that enjoy the conversion of manga/anime into wonderful audio sets?

(Just so I'm clear, I don't mean to ask for music or radio stations that play music from animes... What I'm seeking is Radio theatre/Radio play/audio drama)

Thank you in advance... :-)
posted by UsagiBride to Grab Bag (1 answer total)
 
Audio dramas based on anime and manga (and video games, etc.) are extremely common, but I've never come across one in English. I can't even imagine such a thing existing officially; from the producer's point of view there wouldn't be enough of an audience to warrant the expense. Unless fan-made works exist, you may be out of luck.
posted by Faint of Butt at 5:13 AM on July 27, 2011


« Older Australian superannuation ques...   |  Assuming an island with its ow... Newer »
This thread is closed to new comments.