Log Time Campfire Cast | MASTERPIECES

Welcome back to the Campfire Cast! In this one, we end up talking about a lot of anime that has made us emotional. However, most of those emotions run the gamut of rage, disgust, confusion, or just flat-out despair (here’s looking at you, Golden Time).

There’s some solid discussions about genre conventions in this one, too, such as what makes a shonen anime a shonen, or what makes a great story in a visual novel or a route-based game/story.

We also dig up a fair number of recommendations of shows that, for various reasons (good and bad) are absolute masterpieces, so don’t miss this one!

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This podcast was recorded November 21st, 2019.

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Log Time Podcast | Seiren Discussion — Awkward High School Romance in Three Acts

Seiren honestly surprised us – pulled from the Mystery Garbage pile, we found that Serien is one of the weirdest, but most upfront school romance series we’ve watched in a long time. Join us as we talk about deer sim games, steamy desks, and the most plot-centric point of all: professional bus stopping.

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This podcast was recorded November 7th, 2019.

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Log Time Seasonal Podcast | End of Summer 2019 — Lost in the (Not So) Wasteful Days of Summer Anime

It’s that time again folks, where we talk about all the seasonal hits and duds. Luckily as with many past seasons, we didn’t watch the duds after the first few eps; we watch it so you don’t have to!

We still talk about our adventures with the season though, which was mostly a success, minus a certain anime about firefighters that got superseded by a movie about firefighters instead… which despite our intentions, we ended up forgetting to talk about!

Either way, here’s some of the popular stuff from the season. Hope you enjoy the deep dive into some of the shows we watched!

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This podcast was recorded October 3rd, 2019.

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The Backloggers Collective — A Fall 2019 Impressions Post

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Hey y’all. I know it’s been a while since we’ve gotten out a post about seasonal anime amongst the three of us, but this post is about to change all of that. We typically do a podcast episode about the season and our impressions based on the first episodes, but we experienced some… technical difficulties during the last podcast which prevented us from doing that this time. So instead, we took the opportunity in our hands to do something different and try something new-ish for us. Let us know what you think!

This is going to be a long post so I’ll keep this part short, but basically with this, we wanted to address some of the shows we found interesting during the season. Hopefully you’ll find something good here in case you wrote the season off early like some of us were going to, or if you’re just looking for Backloggers branded recommendations, then you’ll get that here too.

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Log Time Podcast | Love Lab Discussion — HOW TO BOY??

Love Lab is a show with many layers – most of them are goofy as all get-out, but some of them? Some of them get surprisingly deep for a show about a student council wanting to know how to meet and romance boys. Join us as we talk about really bad puppy dog eyes, harmonized goofs, and the most important question: HOW TO BOY??

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This podcast was recorded September 5th, 2019.

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Your Lie in April – A Shining Light Within A Sea of Despair

To “lose” something is such a powerful, yet diverse word when it comes to what it means to different people. It’s a word that can mean both a misplacement of something important to us and a heartbreaking parting with someone we know. A word that can mean both a failure to achieve a personal goal and also one of misguidance and confusion. It’s hard to pin down on what “losing” can mean to any individual at any given time. Even further still, it’s complicated to understand how different individuals can cope with each scenario of “loss” regarding its various meanings. Sometimes to “lose” is something we don’t focus on too much, yet at other times, it can be devastating to the point where it feels soul-crushing and unable to be overcome.

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Log Time Podcast | Revue Starlight Discussion — Dances with Giraffes

Tofu was told by some folks that Revue Starlight was basically Black Swan with idol girl fights. In this episode, we learn that this is not the case. Join us as we talk about some sick fights and songs, marvel over timeline-looping bananas, and are astounded that we watched a Bushiroad project that wasn’t BanG Dream! This podcast was recorded August 18th, 2019.

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This podcast was recorded August 18th, 2019.

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