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Join Kate and Alain as they discuss everything from what they just watched to what is going on in fandom.

The Speakeasy: The main podcast where we discuss what we’ve been watching, reading, and playing, plus occasional other topics.

Feb 15, 2024

We tackle a cross-section of anime for the Winter 2024 season!

  • A Sign of Affection
  • Hokkaido Gals are Super Adorable
  • 7th Time Loop: The Villainess Enjoys a Carefree Life Married to Her Worst Enemy
  • Momochi House
  • Sengoku Youko
  • Delusional Monthly Magazine
  • The Witch and the Beast
  • Metallic Rouge
  • Brave Bang...

Jan 21, 2024

We send off 2023 with our favorites from the year!

  • Top 5 Anime
  • Top 3 Endings
  • Top 3 Openings
  • Top Movie/OVA
  • Top 2 Characters

The Type-Moon (Moment) Minute

  • New Year's news

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Dec 15, 2023

This month we fulfill the promise of our anniversary poll with the review of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable Chapter I (2017).

And then we discuss some of our favorite things from 2023 that are not anime and manga!

The Type-Moon (Moment) Minute

  • Fate/Extra CCC fan-made patch
  • FGO Gudaguda Super...

Nov 18, 2023

This month we wrap up a few shows and also discuss more of the fall season:

  • Pluto
  • The Apothecary Diaries
  • Kingdoms of Ruin
  • My Daughter Left the Nest and Returned an S-rank Adventurer
  • Shangri-La Frontier
  • Under Ninja
  • Our Dating Story: The Experienced You and the Inexperienced Me
  • Kawagoe Boys Sing--Now or Never

Oct 22, 2023

This month we talk about a load of new shows!:

  • Ron Kamonohashi's Forbidden Deductions
  • Firefighter Daigo Rescuer in Orange
  • Bullbuster
  • Paradox Live
  • Protocol Rain
  • 16-bit Sensation
  • Frieren: Beyond Journey's End
  • The 100 Girlfriends Who Really Really Really Really Really Love You
  • MF Ghost
  • Precure 23: Power of...