I feel like we say this fairly often, but the Summer 2019 season has surprised us with a lot of good good stuff to watch. There’s everything in here you could possibly want. Cute, sincere romance-centric shows? Got ’em. Good dumb shounen fun? It’s in here. High school idiots? Oh buddy, do we ever. Trash? I mean, yeah, it’s here, too.
Join two dinguses and a dying man to discuss things in this episode such as our new hot-blooded shounen series block (shounen hype mileage may vary), more “wow, I didn’t know this show existed”‘s than you can shake a stick at, discussing “the greatest show ever made” brought to you by trains, and previewing “Rush Hour if Jackie Chan was an elf.”
Welcome to our first Campfire Cast! These are going to be an offshoot of our current suite of stuff where we talk about pretty much anything and everything anime and manga-adjacent that we’ve been into recently or recent events in the industry.
In this one, we talk about shounen manga and anime series, some Japanese originated video games, and even share how we all got into anime to begin with and why. Also, there’s some random discussion about the English alphabet, but that’s just par for the course for us.
The spring 2019 anime season went out as it came in – comfy, fun, and full of surprises. Join us as we get real with Midnight Occult Civil Servants, have some conflicting anime of the season discussions, talk shop about wartime anime with Fairy Gone, and dive deep into our “comf” with some of our favorites of the season.
Welcome to our first Lil’ Log Cast! These are going to be an offshoot of our current suite of stuff where we take a look at some shorter series. Incidentally, we also chose this show completely at random using our patented new selection method called Mystery Garbage! Thankfully it didn’t steer us wrong this time, but stick around and maybe we’ll get something really weird with it.
For this cast, we watched Escha Chron, a delightful short OVA series about time and space-bending girls that just want to learn about our world. Talking points include comfy stuff…actually, yeah, that’s most of it, but it’s great, we promise!
We’ve been meaning to watch The Big O for a while now, and believe us when we say that it was well worth the wait. Join us as we talk about some good ‘ol big mech nostalgia, the show’s weird twists and turns with memory, and a never-before-seen end-of-cast twist in opinions. This show is an absolute treasure, and we hope you see why by the end of this.
Samurai Flamenco is a wild ride. We discuss some of its crazy antics, its different aspects of justice of the main character Masayoshi, and how it makes us think differently and reflect on older sentai super heroes shows and other super hero genres.
The spring season may not have as much of a kick in terms of sheer adrenaline and mind-bending shows as the winter season, but don’t count it out! We’ve dug through a mountain of shows to find the season’s cream of the crop (and some of the trash, while we’re at it). Join us as we discuss some good, wholesome fun with Hitoribocchi, Senryu Girl, and Fruits Basket, talk about the weird side of spring with Sarazanmai and Midnight Occult Civil Servants, and dissect some truly heinous garbage.