Episode 22: We’ve Already Seen How Devastating a Nipple Can Be

This week on the A to Z Anime Podcast…

We totally lie in the beginning. Air says it’s Wednesday, December 22nd. It is in fact Thursday, December 22nd.

Zack starts with News (:20) talking about Final Fantasy and Overwatch. Air picks up with excitement about Gintama (19:07) and news about Black Clover and live-action Naruto. Then she talks about how much she loves Kuroko’s Basketball. (She loves it A LOT. A. LOT.)

Then it’s New Release Tuesday! (24:04)

Bring on the Simulcasts!

We start with a heavy discussion of the Yuri!!! on Ice finale (29:23). Then it’s Keijo!!!!!!!! (53:58); Magical Girl Raising Project‘s ending, (59:53); Izetta: The Last Witch‘s final episode (1:01:23); Magic-kyun Renaissance (1:05:57); UtaPri (1:06:55); the ending of Bungo Stray Dogs (1:09:46); March Comes in Like a Lion (1:11:37); Poco’s Udon World (1:13:39); the DAYS ending (1:14:44); Mobile Suit Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans (1:16:39); JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure (1:17:21); Occultic;nine (1:28:36); Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru‘s finale (1:36:11); Drifters (1:39:35); Tiger Mask W (1:55:33); and Dragon Ball Super (2:00:46).

We finish up allegedly with this week’s special filler edition of Shonen Jump (2:12:50) but we actually end up talking about Ruroni Kenshin and evil Americans…with more Yuri on Ice and Kuroko’s Basketball…and some Shinsengumi and Gintama thrown in.

Thanks for listening and we hope to see you next week!

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Episode 20: THEY EXCHANGED RINGS!

This week on the A to Z Anime Podcast…

Zack starts with News (:18) getting deep into the latest Macross Delta disc and then Final Fantasy XV. Air talks a bit about Unico (34:26) (mostly about how she wants to talk more about it).

Then it’s time for the latest Simulcasts! (39:29)

It’s a big one from Viz with New Release Tuesday! (1:57:47)

 

Then it’s time for this week’s Shonen JUMP! (2:07:22)

Thanks for listening and we hope you join us again next week!

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Episode 17: “Come Here, Midora. Let’s Eat Together.”

This week on the A to Z Anime Podcast…

We start by talking about how artists are perverts. Then we get to News (5:33) where Zack talks about 1ooft Robot Golf.  Air delves into the Box of Debauchery (11:38) where she found Mr. Mini Mart by Junko and then talks about her new obsession with xxxHolic.

Then we get into Simulcasts (14:35) talking about our favorites of the season: Nanbaka (super sparkly), DAYS (fujoshi’s dream), Bungo Stray Dogs, Haikyu (literally breath-taking), Drifters (fucking perfection), Kiss Him Not Me (still hilarious), Yuri on Ice (it’s pure happiness), Poco’s Udon World (it’s just sweetness), March Comes in Like a Lion, Magical Girl Raising Project (getting out of control), Tiger Mask W (oh shit!), Occultic;nine (living and dying by the cliffhangers), Keijo!!!!!!!! (sunshine & happiness…and butts), JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure (it’s bizarre!), Dragon Ball Super (it’s super), and Iron-Blood Orphans (pretty sure someone’s gonna die).

New Release Tuesday (1:12:04) we cover:

Then it’s time for Weekly Shonen JUMP (1:15:42) with special attention to Toriko and Love Rush (we both cried at this chapter of Toriko and that’s also the source of this episode’s title).

Zack finishes it all up talking about the latest Macross Delta (2:07:25).

Questions & comments are always appreciated! Thanks and we hope you listen again next week!

 

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Episode 14: Super Saiyan Beyond Super Saiyan

This week on the A to Z Anime Podcast:

We start with News (:57). Zack gets into Overwatch and Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2. Air catches up with Fairy Tail chapter 506 (11:03), Code of Love, Girlfriends by Milk Morinaga, and Astra Lost in Space.

Then it’s time for the Simulcast Update! (17:33) We go through Trickster (18:24), Yuri!!! on Ice (19:08), Bungo Stray Dogs (21:07), Kiss Him, Not Me (23:29), Drifters (24:03), Keijo!!!!!!!! (34:38), DAYS and The Great Passage (42:54), Magic-kyun! Renaissance (47:08), Touken Ranbu-Hanamaru (48:18), Occultic;nine (52:10), Tiger Mask W (1:01:50), JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable (1:10:11), and the Super Saiyan Beyond Super Saiyan of anime, Dragon Ball Super (1:18:58).

New Release Tuesday (2:18:36)








Zack presents Lesser-Known Classics: The Irresponsible Captain Tylor (2:36:11)

And we finish it up with this week’s Shonen Jump (2:55:36)!

Your feedback, questions, and comments are appreciated! Thanks for listening and we hope to see you next week!

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Episode 13: Wuaaa-HAAAAAH

This week on the A to Z Anime Podcast…

As usual, we start with News (:50). Zack talks about Overwatch’s Halloween theme and Son of Zorn.

Air starts with some corrections from the last show (5:33) regarding World’s Greatest First Love and Magical Girl Raising Project. Then she talks about her continued foray into the yuri genre with Whispered Words.

Then it’s time to catch up on the Fall Simulcasts (7:47). We talk about DreamFes, Kiitaro’s Yokai Picture Diary (now Air wants an akaname), Tiger Mask W (and crying while doing squats), DAYS (it’s great), Yuri on Ice (Air says it’s absolute perfection), Poco’s Udon World (so sweet it’ll give you cavities), Keijo!!!!!!!! (Zack’s so happy someone made a show just for him), and the final canonical episode of Naruto Shippuden. Air finishes up with a tidbit about MSG: Iron Blooded Orphans but Zack takes over with Occultic;nine. Then Air adds a bit about Kiss Him, Not Me.

Zack improvises Lesser-Known Classics (36:20) with a Halloween theme.

BioHunter

Darkside Blues

Demon City Shinjuku

Wicked City

Cyber City

Somehow this become a conversation about GetBackers and Garzey’s Wing.

Then it’s time for this week’s Shonen JUMP! (1:12:20)

Thanks for listening! As always, we welcome your questions and comments–let us know what you think!

See you next Wednesday!

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Episode 9: Apple Juice

 

This week on the A to Z Anime Podcast:

We start with News–Zack talks about XCom, Active Raid, and changing his XBox ID (:39). Air covers Drifters, JoJo’s, Eccentric Family, Devil’s Line, elDlive, and the resuming Gintama anime (13:55).

The Fall Season is coming to a close so it’s time for a Simulcast Update! We disucss Berserk (22:37), First Love Monster (29:56), Servamp (32:06), Taboo Tattoo (33:22), Cheer Boys!! (34:52), Naruto Shippuden (35:53), and DAYS (38:45).

Then it’s time for Crunchyroll Manga Updates (40:04). Air keeps trying to make people read Sukedachi 09 then talks about GTO: Paradise Lost and the update to ReLife.

 

Weekly Tezuka Segment (55:51) featuring MW

New Release Tuesday (1:09:42)

Then it’s time for our Lesser-Known Classic: A Wind Named Amnesia (1:11:44). Next week: Giant Gorg!

And we finish up with this week’s Shonen JUMP (1:30:16).

Thanks for listening and see you next week!

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Episode 7: WTF is Up With All These Orphanages?

This week on A to Z Anime Podcast…

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!