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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 27, 2014

First impressions of Gundam-San from Sunrise.

Sometimes Kate just refuses to watch a show so Alain has decided to take on some of these less desirables in a new sement we're calling Riot Control. Like the S.W.A.T. Reviews, he'll watch the first episode of a series and then immediately sit down to record a review...


Jul 25, 2014

We talk in-depth about panel preparations thanks to us being fully immersed in our own panels for upcoming Otakon 2014. We tackle the topic from many angles starting with the decision to run a panel, then on to submitting to a convention, then of course to the intense creation of the presentation. At the end, we also...


Jul 20, 2014

First impressions of Tokyo ESP from Xebec. It is streaming on Hulu and Funimation.

The premise of these reviews is simple: watch the first episode of a new anime 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 always we only...


Jul 18, 2014

First impressions of Nobunaga Concerto from Fuji TV. It is streaming on Crunchyroll.

The premise of these reviews is simple: watch the first episode of a new anime 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 always we only...


Jul 15, 2014

First impressions of Knights of Sidonia from Polygon Pictures. It is streaming on Netflix.

Sometimes Kate just refuses to watch a show so Alain has decided to take on some of these less desirables in a new sement we're calling Riot Control. Like the S.W.A.T. Reviews, he'll watch the first episode of a series and then...