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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 29, 2018

Ongoing Investigations: Re:Creators, Burn the Witch, Princess Principal, My Hero Academia.

Song: Re:Creators OP1 "gravityWall" by SawanoHiroyuki[nZk]: Tielle & Gemie

Food for Thought: What were your favorite announcements from Anime Expo and San Diego Comic Con?

Topics: San Diego Comic Con, The Eisner Awards, NYCC x...


Jun 25, 2018

Al discusses his time at AnimeNEXT and Kate recounts her journey to Tokyo.

Song: "Don’t Say Goodbye" by Kaori Sawada from Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin

Food for Thought: What anime are you looking forward to in the summer season?


May 26, 2018

Kate is on vacation to Japan so that means we have another guest hosted podcast. This time we have on Ink and Jared of the Oldtaku no Radio Podcast on Ani-Gamers.com. They add their wizened otaku voices to this month's discussion.

If you like them here then you can also check out Ink's writing at Otaku USA and


Apr 19, 2018

We celebrate our 100th episode and over 8 years of podcasting!


Mar 25, 2018

Ongoing Investigations: Red-colored Elegy, Lu Over the Wall, Generally Cute, Free! Take Your Marks, The Great Passage.

Song: The Great Passage OP "Shiokaze" by Taiiku Okazaki

Food for Thought: What unfinished anime would you like to see more of?

Topics: Kunihiko Ikuhara Reveals Sarazanmai Anime, Shinichiro Watanabe...