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Episode 33: Let Them Eat Cake

This week on the A to Z Anime Podcast…

Zack starts with News about Tekkaman Blade and VR. Air takes over (30:31) with impressions of last week’s new releases (All-Rounder Meguru, Giant Killing, Platinum End, Welcome to the Ballroom, and One Punch Man) and an update of her Rurouni Kenshin rewatch.

Then it’s time for a special edition of New Release Tuesday–Gay Tuesday! (42:20)

**Air’s Note: both of these volumes were read after the podcast was recorded. They were both really great and I recommend them. Hana & Hina especially exceeded my expectations.**

How about those Winter Simulcasts? (45:49) We cover Nanabaka, Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid, Naruto Shippuden, Interviews with Monster Girls, Saga of Tanya the Evil, Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju, Blue Exorcist, All Out!!, Onihei, Iron-Blooded Orphans, elDLIVE, Gintama, Tiger Mask W, ACCA, and Ancient Magus’ Bride.

We finish up with this week’s Shonen Jump! (1:48:49)

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

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Episode 31: And I’m Crazy Too

This week on the A to Z Anime Podcast…

Zack starts with News talking about Horizon Zero Dawn and Tekkaman Blade. Air talks a lot about the final chapter of Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches, Gundam Wing, Astra Lost in Space, and her rewatch of Rurouni Kenshin.

Then it’s time for New Release Tuesday! (8:51)

Time for Simulcasts! (12:01)

Nanbaka (are you watching this yet?), Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid, All Out!! (Air talked way too much about how this is love), Yowapeda, Blue Exorcist, Saga of Tanya the Evil, Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju (crying. all the time. always.), Interviews with Monster Girls (absolutely adorable), ACCA (finally heating up), Sengokuchojyugiga, Tiger Mask W (Catherine!!!), Hand Shakers (dropped), Onihei (fucking manly), Naruto Shippuden, Dragon Ball Super, Iron-Blooded Orphans (this is crazy! And I’m crazy too!), elDLIVE, and Gintama (beware the orochi in his pants).

Then it’s this week’s Shonen Jump! (1:33:33)

Thanks for listening and we hope to see you…soon, because this episode was really late. >_<

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Episode 29: Music May Be the Most Powerful Weapon of Them All

This week on the A to Z Anime Podcast…

Zack starts with News …or just talks about Macross the whole time. Air (10:33) really wants you to read Astra Lost in Space.

Then it’s time for New Release Tuesday (17:27):

Then we dive into the latest Simulcasts (32:07): All Out!!, Naruto (Shikamaru’s filler was really good!), Gintama, Interviews with Monster Girls, Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju, Saga of Tanya the Evil, Iron-Blooded Orphans, Dragon Ball Super, Blue Exorcist, Tiger Mask W, elDLIVE, Yowapeda, Nanbaka, Hand Shakers, ACCA, and Onihei.

We finish things up with this week’s Shonen Jump (1:33:00).

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

Episode 28: I Just Want to Chew on Someone

This week on the A to Z Anime Podcast…

We get right into it with a HUGE New Release Tuesday:







Then we cover the latest Winter Simulcasts: All Out!! (sporty), Super Lovers (gay), Masamune-kun’s Revenge (dropped), Blue Exorcist, Saga of Tanya the Evil (evil), Show Genroku Rakugo Shinju (omgwhatcanyouevensayitisamazing), Interviews with Monster Girls (who knew foot sweat was so endearing), ACCA (boys bond over toast), Gabriel Dropout (dropped), Hand Shakers (we dared Zack to love it), Tiger Mask W (oh my god!), Onihei (manly), Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid (controversial translation choices!), Naruto (this latest filler is actually pretty good), Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron Blooded Orphans (*tears*), elDlive (it was all a misunderstanding), Gintama (GINTAMA), Nanbaka, Marginal #4 (marginal), and Dragon Ball Super (Goku’s an idiot).

We round things out with this week’s Shonen Jump and the new Jump Start: We Never Learn!

And seriously, we never learn–we start with Jump and get totally off topic and end up talking about how great Black Lagoon is.

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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 19: Follow the Red Lightning!

This week on the A to Z Anime Podcast…

Zack starts with News (:15) talking about Overwatch and spellcheck. Air chimes in after an emotional episode of Yuri on Ice (3:45) about Baki and new anime hitting crunchyroll like Barakamon before Zack interrupts with news about a new Cobra animation. Air continues with a xxxHolic Rei update and GINTAMA!!!

Then it’s time for Simulcasts (13:38)

It’s a beefy (and pervy!) New Release Tuesday! (1:19:27)

Then it’s time for this week’s Shonen JUMP (1:29:19). Get ready to listen to Zack wail and gnash his teeth about the final chapter of Red Sprite! Thank you for your hard work, Tomohiro Yagi!

Thank YOU for listening and we hope to see you again next week!

Episode 18: Gochisousama deshita!

This week on the A to Z Anime Podcast:

Zack starts with News (:32) talking about Dr. Slump, Gears of War, and Overwatch. Air takes over (16:20) with recent xxxHolic developments, excitement over the second season of Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju, and an update on Macross Delta.

Then we discuss the latest Simulcast episodes (24:19).

And then…New Release Tuesday with a special BL Tuesday feature ( 2:13:19)!

We finish things up with this week’s Shonen Jump (2:39:45) and the FINAL CHAPTER of Toriko!!! …Anyone have any ideas on what’s up with the guns in the final panel? O.o

Thanks for listening, enjoy your Thanksgiving, and we hope to see you next week!