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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.

Sep 26, 2020

We take this month to talk about all the stuff we've been watching during the pandemic. Kate discusses rewatching Avatar the Last Airbender and getting back to The Legend of Korra, exploring 80s robot show Six God Combination God Mars, and rewatching Here is Greenwood. Al fulfills his promise to come back to discuss the...


Aug 29, 2020

Our con report for Otakon's 1-day online convention. Then we discuss Brand New Animal, and some of the new shows of the summer: Gibiate, Deca-Dence, and God of High School. Plus, a check-in about Sign Yesterday for Me, Millionaire Detective, and Appare-Ranman!


Jul 26, 2020

We wrap up another anime season with reviews of My Next Life As a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom, A Certain Scientific Railgun T, Wave Listen to Me, Ascendance of a Bookworm, Woodpecker's Detective Office, and Listeners, plus we review the recent Netflix movie A Whisker Away.

*Please forgive the audio quality of...


Jun 28, 2020

We do a spoiler-free review of Carole & Tuesday, discuss the ridiculousness of Thunderbolt Fantasy: Betwitching Melody of the West, and do a spoiler-y analysis of Beastars S1.

*Please forgive the audio quality of this episode as we get used to a new recording location.


May 23, 2020

We discuss the first ever Anime Lockdown virtual convention, plus we talk about the new Sakura Wars anime, and wrap up The Case Files of Jeweler Richard and Vinland Saga.

*Please forgive the audio quality of this episode as we get used to a new recording location.