[6] Living in the Rock Scene and the Anime Space feat. Sheila the Band

Anime theme playlist inspired by the episode!:

Show Notes

In this episode of Culture by Culture, Delia interviews Sheila the Band! We discuss anime fandom journeys, musical styles, Black alternative rock bands, being creators in different cultural spaces, and more! What is your favorite band?

Favorite Anime Themes:

Crazy Noisy Bizarre Town” – JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, “Bouken Desho Desho” – The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, “Akuma No Ko” – Attack on Titan, “O2” – Code Geass, “Pleasure” – Fruits Baskets, “Every Heart” – Inuyasha, “Nightmare” & “What’s Up People” – Death Note


Things discussed in this episode:

  • Anime & Creators: Demon Slayer, My Hero Academia, Michiko & Hatchin, Revolutionary Girl Utena, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, Afro Anime, The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Attack on Titan, Code Geass, Fruits Baskets, Inuyasha, Death Note, Sailor Moon

  • Bands & Artists: Meet Me @ the Altar, Cinnamon Babe (”Rock ‘N’ Roll Is Black”), Straight Line Stitch, Mitski, Phoebie Bridgers, Dodie

  • #Blacktober

  • Famous folks: Megan thee Stallion

  • LiSA – Gurenge (紅蓮華) / THE FIRST TAKE

  • “Hinata Isn’t Black” afrococoapuffs

  • Punk Black

  • “Tremendous Tina” Sheila

  • Vocaloid



This episode’s guest, is Sheila the Band! You can find them in these places:


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About Culture by Culture

Culture by Culture is a multidimensional podcast exploration into Black and Asian pop-cultural ties. Part sociology, history, and pop-culture podcast, it covers everything from deep-dives into our favorite gateway media, interviews with experts to help guide us through our historical and current cultural connections, and conversations with fellow nerds digging into our cultural identities and our pop-cultural interests.

Our mission is to understand and foster the unity that has historically existed between our cultures through our shared interests in each other’s pop-culture.