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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.

Jan 27, 2015

First impressions of Isuca from Studio ARMS. 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...


Jan 25, 2015

This month marks the beginning of our new format! Please let us know what you think.

Ongoing Investigations: Kamen (vols. 1-2) by Gunya Mihara, Stones of Power by Azumi Isora, Whispered Words (vols. 1-2) by Takashi Ikeda, and Raqiya by Masao Yajima and Boichi.

Topics: The new anime season, the Oscar nominees for...


Jan 14, 2015

First impressions Gourmet Girl Graffiti of from Shaft. 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...


Jan 14, 2015

First impressions of Yatterman Night from Tatsunoko Productions. It is streaming on 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...


Jan 13, 2015

First impressions  Military! of from Creators in Pack TOKYO. 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...