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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.

Nov 14, 2017

We're attending the inaugural Anime NYC! Can New York City truly get a forever anime convention? Anime NYC hopes so!


Our tentative schedule for the convention:

01:30 PM - Anime Fandom 15 Years Ago
03:30 PM - The Simulated Camera
04:30 PM - When Gundam Came to Hollywood
06:00 PM - What is HIDIVE?
07:30 PM...

Oct 4, 2017

This year's New York Comic Con hosts Fairy Tail's Hiro Mashima, adds new construction to the mix along with more offsite venues, and of course has way too many options for what to do.

Aug 7, 2017

Be sure to attend Our Panel!

New Anime for Older Fans
Friday, 9:00AM, Panel 4 - (WEWCC 150)

Welcome to a brand new Otakon. For several years it has become more and more obvious that the Baltimore Convention Center was just not big enough for Otakon. The byzantine layout of the multi building convention center mixed...

Aug 8, 2016

This is the year Otakon says goodbye to Baltimore.

One of this year’s most exciting guest is probably Kazuki Akane. Directing The Vision of Escaflowne alone probably enough to make him a tent-pole guest but his work on Heat Guy JNoein, Birdy the Mighty Decode and Code Geass: Akito the Exiled add some variety.

On top...

Oct 6, 2015

There were very few guests that could top Takeshi Obata as the marquee manga artist for NYCC 2015. There might be artists with more prestige or influence but for sheer name recognition and popularity you can count the number of creators from Japan who are as well-known in the U.S. on one hand. Masashi Kishimoto, the...