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Episode 34: Robot x Awesome

This week on the A to Z Anime Podcast…

Zack talks about News (news being Lucha Underground and Horizon Zero Dawn).

Air has no news and goes straight into New Release Tuesday (3:06)!



Then it’s time for Winter Simulcasts! (5:34) This week we cover All Out!!, Interviews with Monster Girls, Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju, ACCA, Saga of Tanya the Evil, Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid, Onihei, Iron-Blooded Orphans, Blue Exorcist, Dragon Ball Super, Gintama, Naruto Shippuden, Tiger Mask W, and elDLIVE.

How about this week’s Shonen Jump? (1:00:00) (Caution: Air talks very loudly about new Jump Start Robot x Laserbeam)

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

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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 32: I Can Tell This is Deep

This week on the A to Z Anime Podcast…

Zack starts off with News about Tekkaman Blade and Horizon Zero Dawn. Air finishes it up with current goings-on in Gundam Wing.

Then it’s time for New Release Tuesday! (36:20)

**Warning: discussion of Metal Bat on the cover of One Punch Man 11 inspired a spontaneous stack ranking of manliness. Listen at your own risk.**

Then we dive into the latest Simulcasts (57:46): All Out!!, Blue Exorcist, Saga of Tanya the Evil, Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju, Interviews with Monster Girls, Naruto Shippuden, Onihei, Iron-Blooded Orphans, Dragon Ball Super, Gintama, Tiger Mask W, elDLIVE, and Yowapeda.

Then we wrap things up with this week’s Shonen Jump! (2:20:47)

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

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Episode 27: Kiryu’s Heart of Gold

This week on the A to Z Anime Podcast…

Zack starts with News about video games and his mission to make Kiryu the friendly neighborhood yakuza therapist with Yakuza 0. Air talks about the Fairy Tail manga and her idolization of Erza Scarlet.

Then it’s time for Simulcasts! We discuss Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid, All Out!!, Super Lovers, Blue Exorcist, Masamune-kun’s Revenge, Saga of Tanya the Evil, the dropping of Seiren, the awesomeness and artistic beauty of Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju, the sheer adorableness of Interviews with Monster Girls, ACCA, Tiger Mask W, the manliness of Onihei, Dragon Ball Super, Iron-Blooded Orphans, Gintama, elDlive, and Yowapeda. Air’s distaste for Handshakers inspires a temporary new feature for the podcast “I Dare You To Love This.” Zack has been dared to love Handshakers…

Then it’s time for Shonen JUMP!

 

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!

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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!