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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.

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!

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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 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!

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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!