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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.

Oct 20, 2014

This was the best NYCC since the last NYCC! Hear us discuss what the convention did right and what still needs improvement.

And now your helpful bartenders at The Speakeasy present your drink:

Gods of Death Love Apples

Ingredients:

1 oz. Brandy
1 oz. dark rum
1 dash of angostura bitters
4 oz. apple juice
1...


Oct 18, 2014

First impressions of Your Lie in April from A-1 Pictures. 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...


Oct 18, 2014

First impressions of Parasyte -the maxim- from Madhouse. 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...


Oct 18, 2014

First impressions of Shirobako from P.A.Works. 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 review...


Oct 18, 2014

First impressions of Cross Ange from Sunrise. It is streaming on Crunchyroll. 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...