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Episode 26: Dookie Award

This week on the A to Z Anime Podcast…

Zack starts with News (:25) about Yakuza 0, Overwatch, and Final Fantasy. Air takes over (11:55) with discussion of Ghostbusters, Cuticle Detective Inaba, and the god-level voice cast of animated Godzilla.

Then it’s time for New Release Tuesday! (20:38)



We move on to Winter 2017 Simulcasts (27:10). This week we cover: ACCA, Nanbaka (really solid), All Out!! (second cour kicking ass), Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid, Blue Exorcist, Masamune-kun’s Revenge, Saga of Tanya the Evil (Zack picked this up and loves it), Seiren, Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju (OMG WATCH THIS!), Interviews with Monster Girls (adorable!), Super Lovers (Super BL), Onihei (manly), Tiger Mask W, Dragon Ball Super, Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans (girls kicking some ass), March Comes in Like a Lion, elDLIVE, Gintama (perfect. always.), Gabriel Dropout, and Yowapeda.

Then we wrap things up with this week’s Shonen JUMP (1:56:44) and get distracted at the end talking about potential new manga in JUMP and flesh out the details of a MidoTaka golf manga with cameos by the Generation of Miracles.

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

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Episode 25: So My Type

This week on the A to Z Anime Podcast we start with birthday wishes for Zack and then get right into news about Macross Delta (:29). Air gets into news (1:43) about how phenomenal Kuroko’s Basketball Episode 75.5 is, what’s happening in the Fairy Tail manga, Amazon Prime’s Anime Strike channel, and the controversy surrounding Yuri on Ice and its place in the Crunchyroll Best of 2016 awards.

Then we delve into the latest Winter Simulcasts (16:28)

We cover: Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid, All Out!!, Blue Exorcist, Saga of Tanya the Evil, Masamune-kun’s Revenge, Seiren, Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju, Interview with Monster Girls, Handshakers, ACCA, Onihei, Tiger Mask W, Dragon Ball Super, March Comes in Like a Lion, Gintama, Chiruran 1/2, Gabriel Dropout, and Yowapeda.

It’s a New Release Tuesday! (1:21:20)

Then it’s time to wrap things up with this week’s Shonen Jump! (1:24:59)

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

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Episode 24: Are You Ready?

This week on the A to Z Anime Podcast…

Zack starts with his News (:20) talking about superhero movies and the magic of 4k. Air breaks it up with a random Yuri on Ice reference (42:08).

Then it’s time for New Release Tuesday! (43:00)



And not really a “new” release but a release worth mentioning:

 

Bring on the Winter 2017 Simulcasts! (50:23)

Blue Exorcist (51:30); Akiba’s Trip (53:39); Saga of Tanya the Evil (56:49); Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju (59:34); Tiger Mask W (1:03:07); March Comes in Like a Lion (1:05:40); All Out!! (1:07:38); Interview with Monster Girls (1:09:02); Spiritpact (1:11:16); Masamune-kun’s Revenge (1:15:04); Dragon Ball Super (1:21:14); Seiren (1:24:55); elDlive (1:30:35); GINTAMA (1:36:45); Chiruran 1/2 (1:38:48); Gabriel Dropout (1:40:31); and Yowapeda (1:41:12).

Then we wrap it up with this week’s Shonen JUMP! (1:44:02)

 

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

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 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!