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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.

Jan 18, 2022

In our rundown of our favorites from 2021, we discuss TV anime, movies and OVAs, characters, openings and endings, and romances. Naturally, we expect your lists of favorites to be different than ours and we'd love to hear them! Plus, there are always things we never got around to watching so do let us know what we've...

Dec 9, 2021

In truly holiday spirit, Al reviews his Anime Secret Santa pick Noein: To Your Other Self, and we finish off the year with the best present ever: a new season of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure!

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Nov 24, 2021

The pre-Thanksgiving convention returns to NYC! We discuss crowds, artist alley, and returning to the semi-normal con experience.

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Oct 27, 2021

The Fall 2021 anime reason is upon us! But unlike other seasons, this one is a little spread out in terms of release dates so expect to hear more about the fall in November and December episodes as well. For this month's podcast we take a look at:

  • Tesla Note
  • The Night Beyond the Tricornered Window
  • Blue Period
  • Takt Op...

Sep 18, 2021

Al talks about the fan reaction to the Tsukihime remake and we discuss Megalobox S2 and the first Princess Principal movie. Then we say "goodbye" to Evangelion with the release of the 3.0+1.0 film.

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