Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Anime! Manga! Conventions! Fandom! Reviews! News! Editorials! Seasonal Preview Guides! Classics!

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 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...


Oct 5, 2015

First impressions of Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-blooded Orphans from Sunrise. It is streaming on Daisuki, Hulu, Crunchyroll, Gundaminfo, and 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-...


Oct 5, 2015

First impressions of Young Black Jack from Tezuka Productions. 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...


Oct 5, 2015

First impressions of Comet Lucifer from 8-bit. 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 5, 2015

First impressions of Heavy Object from J.C. Staff. It is streaming on Hulu and 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 always we...