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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 26, 2013

We've often wondered, just what is it that keeps manga fans from reading the wealth of American comics? In this podcast, we along with our guest Ken from Comics Should Be Good! try to figure that out. We also tackle some of the misconceptions about American comics as well as exploring the genres and discussing the...


The Cockpit: Pacific Rim

Jul 24, 2013

We are guests on The Cockpit.

When Guillermo del Toro does an American super robot movie where huge mecha battle equally huge monsters, a single website cannot cover it effectively. Therefore it takes the combined might of The Cockpit, Ogiue Maniax, and us at the Reverse Thieves to handle the Category 5 Kaiju that is


Jul 14, 2013

The Ghost in the Shell: Arise – Border: 1 Ghost Pain from Production I.G. with the commercial preview.

This is a special bonus S.W.A.T. review for the new Ghost in the Shell series because we were just that excited.

The premise of these reviews is simple: watch the first episode of a series and then immediately sit...


Jul 14, 2013

Episode 1 of Stella Women's Academy, High School Club C3 from GAINAX with the opening "Shape My Story" by Anna Yano. It 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...


Jul 14, 2013

Episode 1 of Danganronpa: The Animation from Lerche with the ending "Zetsubosei: Hero Chiryoyaku" by Suzumu feat. Soraru. It 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...