Zack spent his weekend playing No Man’s Sky (1:15) and watching the new Voltron on Netflix (9:20). This caused a lot of internal turmoil as well as rants about Ghost in the Shell and Avatar: The Last Airbender.
Air wanted to relax with some Cheer Boys!! but ended up wallowing in personal reflection instead (44:05) then cried a little at the latest episode of DAYS (48:46).
Somehow, Zack ends up talking about Macross Delta (57:47).
Air redirects the convo to her last news item, B-Project (1:09:30).
Then it’s New Release Tuesday! (1:10:37)
And how about Shonen JUMP (1:19:00)? WTF is up with all these orphanages?! Do we spend more time talking about Bakuman, which is about JUMP, than talking about JUMP itself?
Finally we get around to Lesser Known Classics: Lily C.A.T.! (2:30:45)
We’re off next week but when we return, we’ll be talking about the next in our Lesser Known Classics: Pleasant Surprises list: Roujin Z!
This one’s a long one to last you through next week–enjoy!
Zack started out with news (1:34) talking about Soul Hunter and Reborn. Then he got into Sea Prince and the Fire Child (4:02) which then led to a discussion about Unico (6:40). Somehow talking about Active Raid (7:25) ended up being about Kurosawa films (11:10).
Zack introduces a new format/concept for his Lesser Known Classics segment (1:27:49). He presents a group of titles he refers to as “pleasant surprises” listed in the order we will watch (and talk about them). Next week is: LILY C.A.T.!
Future weeks are: Roujin Z, A Wind Named Amnesia, They Were Eleven, Giant Gorg, and finally Shura no Toki.
It’s a short New Release Tuesday (1:40:11)
Then it’s the big one: this week’s Shonen JUMP. We start out with Love Rush (1:41:11) then One Piece (1:45:12), Toriko (1:47:20), Food Wars (1:51:30), Black Clover (1:52:39), World Trigger (1:57:15), Promised Neverland (1:59:00), My Hero Academia (2:04:43) and finally…THE FINAL CHAPTER OF BLEACH (2:14:10).
We couldn’t resist talking about the Togashi/Kishimoto interview (2:30:55) and we wrap things up with a brief discussion of Air’s superpower (2:51:29).
We talk about the latest news and what we’ve been up to (:43). Zack’s started playing No Man’s Sky in addition to Overwatch and wants people to get behind his shield (find him on Playstation at SuperUunnko). He has actually been doing some anime watching (Soul Hunter) and other watching (Cadillacs and Dinosaurs). Then Air fills us in on Kodansha’s rescue of Pumpkin Scissors (24:08), the return of Iron-Blooded Orphans (30:27) and tries to talk about the Fall anime Kiss Him, Not Me! but instead ends up talking about fujoshi and Kuroko’s Basketball (33:00).
There was no JUMP this week but Air checked out the free chapter of a new series Astra Lost in Space (53:08). This somehow devolves into talking about Pu, Air’s cat.
During the Mailbag Segment (1:00:00) we discuss listener tanukiballs’s comment about z vs zed (and then vs zeto). Somehow this leads us to our most un-pc podcast ever.
We “jump into JUMP” (14:00) and talk about Gintama (of course) as well as the latest Boruto, the winding-down of Bleach, the monthly installment of Blue Exorcist, and the final chapter of Nisekoi. Zack loves My Hero Academia and Air really doesn’t love Seraph of the End. Somehow we also spend a lot of time talking about things that aren’t actually in JUMP…like REBORN!.
Air talks about a couple of manga available on the Crunchyroll Manga app. (1:28:25) Princess Jellyfish is heating up and Nanbaka is looking promising as anime material.
New Release Tuesday (1:29:55)
Then we delve into Zack’s Lesser Known Classics (1:35:33). His enthusiasm for The Dagger of Kamui ultimately outweighed his urge to puke and/or sleep.
That’s it! We wrap things up at 1:54:00. Thanks for listening!