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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.

Sep 30, 2015

As Cowboy Bebop has become this evergreen ambassador of anime, we decided to go back and re-watch the show now that is has gotten a beautiful Blu-ray box set. Every week we will share our memories and then re-evaluate these stories with 16 years of experience and distance. Which episodes are just as we remember, which...


Sep 29, 2015

Final impressions of The Heroic Legend of Arslan from Liden Films. It is streaming on Funimation and Hulu.

First impressions are great but what about our thoughts after we've watched an entire series week to week? We figured our listeners might want to hear our final impressions as well so we've created the Case Closed...


Sep 28, 2015

Final impressions of Durarara!!x2 Ten from Shuka. It is streaming on Crunchyroll.

First impressions are great but what about our thoughts after we've watched an entire series week to week? We figured our listeners might want to hear our final impressions as well so we've created the Case Closed Review podcast. Just like...


Sep 27, 2015

Ongoing Investigations: The Rising of the Shield Hero vol. 1 by Aneko Yusagi, Aquarion EVOL vol. 3 by Shoji Kawamori and Aogiri, Yoroiden Samurai Troopers OVAs by Sunrise, Ad Astra Per Aspera ch. 1 by Kenjiro Hata.

Topics: "Depiction isn't endorsement," anime reboots.

And now your helpful bartenders at The Speakeasy...


Sep 27, 2015

Final impressions of My Love Story!! from MADHOUSE. It is streaming on Crunchyroll.

First impressions are great but what about our thoughts after we've watched an entire series week to week? We figured our listeners might want to hear our final impressions as well so we've created the Case Closed Review podcast. Just...