Asian Cinema Podcasts
Asian Cinema. Asian movies, film, shows or whatever you want to call this form of delightful entertainment.
Podcasts on enjoyable Movies, their genres, the people involved, the cultural impact, and much more.
Whether it’s Asian Cinema, East Asian Cinema, Martial Arts Films, Hong Kong action cinema, Wuxia, classic Kung Fu film, Heroic bloodshed films, Shenmo or one of the many other genres and types of Asian cinematic experiences…
Whatever it might be, Asian Cinema has a special place (or many lil places) in our heart.
Below is a selection of podcasts catering to this fun topic.
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Thanks and Enjoy! 🙂
Asian Cinema Podcasts
This one is interesting. A bit of a mix of Asian Cinema, specifically Chinese Drams, and Chinese History! From the creators:
Karen and Cathy explain cultural and historical references episode by episode in popular Chinese historical dramas. Currently discussing The Story of Ming Lan starring Zhao Li Ying and Feng Shao Feng. The podcast is in English with proper nouns and phrases spoken in Mandarin Chinese. Completed dramas/movies include: Empresses in the Palace, The Palace (2013 film), and Mulan (2020 Disney movie).
Kdrama Convos: A Mother Daughter Duo
Hi everyone! We’re Maii and Anica, and welcome to Kdrama Convos: A Mother Daughter Duo. We’re a Mom and daughter who love all things Kdrama. Here we’ll talk all about our favorite Asian shows and characters, the amazing actors and actresses, memorable moments, and the best songs. Every now and then we’ll explore the world of Cdramas and J-dramas. Come join the fun as we chat about the hottest actors and the world’s best dramas.
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Never Jaded Podcast
Giving flowers to Asian creators. We talk Asian film, music, pop culture and more. Join us as we discuss the latest and greatest in Asian, Asian-American and other ethnic minority media.
Getting Past the Subtitles Podcast
Just like you, we love movies. But, you may not love Asian films as much as we do. We’re here to share our love (or hate) to everyone who’s not exposed to the gold mine of Asian cinema and culture, and if you’re already a fan, why turn us down, right?
We watch, review, and discuss films from a myriad of Asian countries in order to broaden you’re taste and ours. So take a risk, practice you’re reading skills (subtitles), and watch a new movie each week. Support this podcast:
Reel Asian Podcast
A show focused on Asian and Asian-American related films where each episode presents discussions from a variety of angles, both in the micro- & macro-views of Asian American culture and pop culture.
We analyze and unpack the what, how, and why these films are worth talking about.
Action Movie Autopsy
Love good action films? Frustrated there aren’t more?
So every fortnight he and his action/actor/artist/animator pals yell about what’s wrong, what’s right, what’s good, what’s bad, and, most importantly, how to make it all better!
Podcast On Fire Network
The Podcast On Fire Network aims to provide a large, continually expanding overview of Asian cinema.
On the flagship show, Podcast On Fire (see below), the big guns out of Hong Kong cinema gets a spotlight through discussion and review while the remainder of the network shows gives you insight into Japanese, Korean, Taiwanese cinema and the history of adult oriented Hong Kong cinema!
Japan on Fire (Podcast on Fire Network)
Blade Licking Thieves
Join us as we lick our blades, banter and ramble on, and provide in-depth reviews of some of our favorite (and not so favorite) Anime, Kaiju, Martial Arts, Chanbara, and Asian films. More than just sword-wielders!
You can find out more about our show, all of our previous episodes, and our show notes on our website.