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

Feb 20, 2021

We discuss a ton of new anime from the winter 2021 season:

  • Kemono Jihen
  • Cells at Work: Code Black
  • Heaven's Design Team
  • Project Scard
  • Back Arrow
  • Hortensia Saga
  • So I'm A Spider, So What?
  • Suppose a Kid from the Last Dungeon Boonies Moved to a Starter Town
  • Pui Pui Molecar
  • Wonder Egg Priority
  • Horimiya
  • Bottom-Tier Character...


Jan 23, 2021

We wrap up 2020 with some of our favorite shows and Al discusses the Tsukihime remake news.


Dec 27, 2020

We participated in Anime Secret Santa this year with Lupin the Third Part 1 and close out the year with a full review of The Great Pretender.


Nov 25, 2020

We discuss all the things we've been watching and reading lately: Burn the Witch, Smile Down the Runway, Higurashi New, Blue Period, March Comes in Like a Lion, Rose of Versailles, and Log Horizon.


Oct 18, 2020

We tackle the Fall 2020 anime season, and there was a lot to watch!: The Great Pretender, Moriarty the Patriot, Ikebukuro West Gate Park, Higurashi: When They Cry – New, Magatsu Wahrheit, King's Raid: Successor's of the Will, Sleeping Princess in the Demon Castle, Wandering Witch: The Journey of Elaina, Yashahime,...