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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.

Jul 31, 2012

Every Otakon I try t’ be at least on one podcast at th’ convention. Thar be somethin’ about capturin’ th’ spirit o’ th’ convention while ye be in th’ thick o’ it. This year Ed Sizemore gathered together a crew t’ do some rumination on wha’ had transpired o’er th’ weekend.

The Pirated ANNCast is...


Jul 25, 2012

Our second post all the way back in 2007 was about our trip to Otakon. Five years later, we are on the road again. Everything has changed since then: us, the blog, our goals, the fandom, the industry, our friends, and even the con itself. But Otakon is still the #1 anime destination for us every year; it is loads of...


Jul 23, 2012

While this is an anime and manga blog/podcast, from time to time we indulge in talking about our other pursuits like comics and video games. This month we are look at American cartoons.

There was a time back in the primordial past known as the 80s when there was a growing number of kids who rejected the idea...


Jul 9, 2012

Episode 1 of Tanken Driland from Toei Animation with the opening "Together ~Tanken Driland~!" by Sakura.

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. As...


Jul 9, 2012

Episode 1 of Binbougami ga! from Sunrise with the opening "Make My Day" by Pico and is streaming on Funimation.

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....