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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 12: Fall Simulcast Explosion

This week on the A to Z Anime Podcast…

Zack starts the News Segment (:45) talking about Ergo Proxy. Air talks about VA Kazunari Tanaka‘s passing (6:25) and Brickstack VR.

New Release Tuesday (9:07) is a special BL TUESDAY!

Then Zack butts in with Not-New Release Tuesday (11:59)






Then it’s the FALL SIMULCAST EXTRAVAGANZA!!! (25:34)

The Shorts

The Gambles

The Anticipated

The Idols

The OMG THEY’RE FINALLY HERE!!!

Then it’s time for Lesser-Known Classics: Shura no Toki! (1:54:43)

Finally, we talk about this week’s Shonen JUMP (2:41:50)

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

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Episode 11: Man Feelings & Testosterone Tears

Welcome to Episode 11! We start off with News (1:05) where Zack talks about Yakuza 0 and XCOM2 (maybe instead of News this should be called Zack’s Video Games Corner?). Turns out he also watched Kulipari on Netflix.

Air goes on a rant (14:56) inspired by #ComicBookHour tweets which segues into a rant about yuri (23:20).

Then Zack gives you the Staring Into The Abyss With Osamu Tezuka segment (30:12). This week’s Tezuka is The Book of Human Insects.

It’s time for a HUGE New Release Tuesday! (45:22)

This one isn’t exactly a new release but it was new to me & I had to share.








Whew! Now for wrapping up the Summer Simulcasts (1:30:00)–D.Gray-man HALLOW, Morose Mononokean, B-Project, Cute Earth High Defense Club LOVE! LOVE!, 91 Days, Cheer Boys!!, Handa-kun, Bananya, Saiki K, Alderamin on the Sky, and Thunderbolt Fantasy.

Next up is Lesser-Known Classics: Pleasant Surprises (1:56:25). This week’s feature is They Were Eleven.

Next week we wrap up the Pleasant Surprises theme with Shura no Toki!

And we wrap it up with this week’s Shonen JUMP (2:16:22)!

Thanks for listening and we hope you listen again next week!

Episode 8: We Finally Get to the Basement!

We’re back with lots to discuss. Finally, AoT fans, we find out what is in the fucking basement! Woo!

After some pointless banter, we get into News (1:11) and Zack talks about sake documentaries, XCOM 2, Reiki Punch, and Osamu Tezuka’s Apollo’s Song (6:54). Air dives into JoJo’s (13:09), catching up on the D. Gray Man anime (13:26), and how Food Wars relates to real life (17:23).

Kenshin takes over (23:10).

We go over the Lesser Known Classic for this week: Roujin Z! (27:15) Next week is A Wind Named Amnesia.

Then it’s a special edition of New Release Tuesday…BL TUESDAY!!! (35:53)


Somehow the conversation rounds about to Osamu Tezuka but then we get back on track talking about Crunchyroll Manga (51:12). Highlights are Heroic Legend of Arslan, Fairy Tail, Sukedachi 09, Inside Mari, and WHAT IS IN THE BASEMENT in Attack on Titan.

Time for this week’s Shonen JUMP (1:04:02) and the final Kishimoto/Togashi interview (1:46:19). Don’t ask how we end up talking about Fullmetal Alchemist (2:05:00) and voice actors. By request we kind of talk about Wolf Children (3:07:05).

Finally it’s over (3:27:26).

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Episode 3: The Best New Release Tuesday Ever?!

This week we talk about…

Our weekend update! Air got caught up on simulcasts with emphasis on Berserk, Heroic Legend of Arslan, and Naruto Shippuden (:43)

Zack felt bad about talking about Macross forever last week so this week he talks about…Macross (11:55) and its intertwined history with Robotech. He also played some Overwatch (21:14)

Zack opens a special package from Japan in this week’s Mailbag segment (26:18)

We go through this week’s Shonen JUMP (29:22)

So then Air felt the need to talk about Crunchyroll Manga with emphasis on Fairy Tail and Space Brothers (59:40)

Then it’s time for NEW RELEASE TUESDAY!!! (1:03:11)

After that is Zack’s Lesser-Known Classics segment (1:25:14) where he presents a convincing case on why you should watch M.D. Geist…

A new segment for this week…Air’s Wild World of Sports Anime! (1:50:30) Listen to Air gush about DAYS, Battery, and Cheer Boys!!  Then Zack even gets into it and talks about Eyeshield 21 and Slam Dunk.

We finish with episode wrap-up (2:06:51)