Your new happy podcast hosts just happen to have been to US and Japanese Volks Dolpas, and they are going to bring you there… with you willing ears and a little imagination. Plus, learn about the history of these parties, and how they are changing for the future.
Timestamps and Show Notes!0:00 Introductions
0:47 Mission Statement: BJDs as Visual Culture
1:34 What we're talking about (What is Visual Culture)
2:53 Who are these jokers
6:29 Potential Topics
7:53 Today's Topic: Volks Dollpa (Japan Dollpa v American Dollps)
9:34 History of the Dollpa
16:12 How does Dollpa's work today?
18:24 Internationalization of Dollpa & Cash in Japan
19:00 How does money changing work in Japan tangent
19:50 Morning of the Dollpa
20:11 The first limited item from Volks is...?
21:30 Limited Items at the Dollpa
26:00 Ami Broke My Heart
28:00 The New Limited Items System
30:00 SHUT UP AND LET ME GIVE YOU MY MONEY
30:12 Things you can get that Aren't Limiteds
31:00 What Is the Vender Section like?
32:00 Lindsey's Fav Vender Finds
35:50 What does Volks sell for Limited Items?
36:40 The Doll Doctor
38:10 One-Offs at Dollpa
39:30 Themes at Dollpa Side Topic (Dollpa 33 Themes)
41:20 Back to the One Offs
41:41 Please be nice about talking about dolls
43:22 US Dollpa vs Japan Dollpa, How does US Dollpa Work
48:00 I DON'T KNOW NAMES
48:43 History of US Dollpa
49:02 The Notorious Stolen Dolls Incident
50:06 Back to the History of the US Dollpa
52:38 What is Hometown Dollpa?
53:38 Why did US Dollpa have such a big pause?
54:15 How does Dollpa end? US vs Japan Dollpa
55:00 Silent Auction/Auctions
55:45 The End of Dollpa in US and Japan
56:00 How does the Bingo Work? US vs Japan
56:17 Becca's Bingo Story about her Tenshi
58:05 Sei- and Rei-Tenshi
1:00:00 Bingo at the Japanese Dollpa
1:00:02 My Bingo Card is Sad
1:08:17 Extra Events at Dollpa
1:09:42 End of Dollpa Japan vs USA
1:13:04 Volks Candy
1:15:43 Wrap Up and Recommendations
1:19:02 How do you contact us? and Thanks!