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The Reverse Thieves look at so much anime and manga that it can’t be contained within a single podcast. Join Kate and Alain as they discuss everything from what they just watched to what is going on in fandom.

SWAT (Seasonal Watching Anime Taskforce) Reviews: A look at the first episode of the best (and sometimes worst) anime of the new season.

Case Closed Reviews: A final wrap-up of the anime we finished this season. Did they knock it out of the park or crash and burn?

The Speakeasy: What we've been watching, reading, and playing, plus a look into the news from the last month.

Rewatch Podcasts: We go back and watch a classic show to see if it lives up to our memories.

Mar 28, 2012

Episode 1 of Ozma from LandQ studios and Gonzo with the opening "Neverland" by FTISLAND and is streaming on Crunchyroll.

The premise of these reviews is simple: watch the first episode of a series and then immediately sit down to record a review mini-podcast. The reviews are five- to ten-minutes long and entirely off...


Mar 21, 2012

I will mercifully refrain from singing modified lyrics to one of Elton John’s contributions to the Lion King soundtrack and merely ask in written form why is there not as much love for One Piece in the U.S. (and most of the English speaking fandom) as there is in Japan. How does the number one shonen franchise in...


Mar 19, 2012

The debate about piracy in anime and manga might not be as old as the fandom but it certainly seems that way. The debate itself has changed with the size of the fandom. the accessibility of legitimate media, and the technology involved to name a few factors. But no matter what, the debate comes down to if and when do...


Mar 15, 2012

Episode 1 of Hiiro no Kakera from Studio Dean with the opening from the DS game and is streaming on Crunchyroll.

The premise of these reviews is simple: watch the first episode of a series and then immediately sit down to record a review mini-podcast. The reviews are five- to ten-minutes long and entirely off the cuff....