Episode 247 – Mob Psycho 100

Lewis and Holly join us today to discuss 2016’s adaptation of ONE’s web manga Mob Psycho 100. A tale of a teenage ESPer’s attempt to find his purpose in life and the conman & the ghost who try to guide him. Plus a new game called Counting to 100. If you want to hear 3 people guess numbers for far longer than seems necessary, this is the episode for you!

Gohan Unleashed

Let’s Go! Episode 39 – Let’s Unleash Our Full Potential

Dwayne and Niall talk you through last week’s anime as Gohan trains back up to full strength, Azazel makes an un-gentleman-like proposal, Mogoro ruins the lives of a bank clerk and a runner, Goma-chan takes to the skies, Pascal invites a new student into his classroom, and other things I can’t tell you about because I’ve not caught up yet myself. But I can tell you that Heybot last week had a Scott Pilgrim vs. The World homage.

Episode 246 – Japan Animator Expo Part 3

In a move that will surprise no one, we are joined today by Niall Flanagan to discuss the last batch of Japan Animator Expo shorts, plus the bonus short that appeared a year later. And then we try and figure out which were our favourites, and which worlds we’d like to return to.

  • Hammerhead
  • COMEDY SKIT 1989
  • Bubu & Bubulina
  • ENDLESS NIGHT
  • BUREAU OF PROTO SOCIETY
  • The Ultraman
  • GIRL
  • Neon Genesis IMPACTS
  • Ragnarok – Hello from the Countries of the World
  • Robot on the Road
  • Cassette Girl
  • Mobile Police Patlabor Reboot

Let’s Go! Episode 38 – Let’s Get Drunk On Trains!

This week, The Laughing Salesman Moguro gives a bullied salaryman a chance to relive his youth riding the rails, Raccoon’s Dad and Bonobono have a heart to heart about the secrets adults keep from kids, Tiger Mask continues his walk along the path of evil, Nina arm wrestles a hottie and Dragon Ball Super continues it’s Android 17 fanfiction.

Japan Animator Expo 2

Episode 245 – Japan Animator Expo Part 2

Niall Flanagan is back for the second of three podcasts covering the Japan Animator Expo shorts. As an added bonus you get to hear Brian start to lose his mind from back pain! But mainly we talk about the following shorts:

  • Kanón
  • Sex&VIOLENCE with MACHSPEED
  • Obake-chan
  • Tokio of the Moon’s Shadow
  • Three Fallen Witnesses
  • The Diary of Ochibi
  • I can Friday by day!
  • ME!ME!ME! CHRONIC feat.daoko/Teddyloid
  • (Making of)evangelion: Another Impact
  • Iconic Field
  • On a Gloomy Night
  • Memoirs of Amorous Gentlemen
  • Rapid Rouge

Let’s Go! Episode 37 – Let’s Invade The Earth

The new anime keeps on coming! Three new shorts join the party – 100% Teacher Pascal, PriPri Chi-chan and Makeruna!! Aku no Gundan!

Plus: Goku meets No. 17, Attack on Titan and Heybot reveal their secrets, and Tiger Mask turns heel!

Episode 244 – Japan Animator Expo Part 1

Niall Flanagan from Secret of the Sailor Madness joins us to watch the first 12 shorts from the Japan Animator Expo. In this episode we cover the following shorts:

  • The Dragon Dentist
  • HILL CLIMB GIRL
  • ME!ME!ME!
  • Carnage
  • Yoshikazu Yasuhiko & Ichiro Itano: Collection of Key Animation Films from Mobile Suit Gundam
  • 20min Walk From Nishi-Ogikubo Station, 2 Bedrooms, Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, 2mos Deposit, No Pets Allowed.
  • until You come to me.
  • Tomorrow From There.
  • Electronic Superhuman Gridman: boys invent great hero
  • Yamadeloid
  • POWER PLANT No.33
  • Evangelion:Another Impact

Let’s Go! Episode 36 – A week late and a dollar short

Could have sworn I’d edited and uploaded this podcast already, but turns out I had not. I blame the painkillers. Anyway, here it is. Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid leaves and a new dragon girl arrives in Rage of Bahamut Virgin Soul. The universes start to round up their teams in Dragon Ball Super, Raccoon delivers divine punishment and a whole load of other things I’d remember if I’d uploaded this last week!

Episode 243 – Ghost In The Shell

We take another detour into the world of live action adaptations of anime & manga with 2017’s Ghost In The Shell. Jon Anning and Grace Chan join us to discuss the ins and outs of this Scarlett Johansson vehicle. Were the 9 years spent on development and production worth it?

Plus returning game “If Paul Rudd Was Anime” in a new, revamped format!

Let’s Go! Episode 35 – An Orderly Coup

As we were a little late this week, and as new anime was starting, we’ve heaping helping of the Let’s Go Gang for you.

Goku & Gohan go recruiting. BORT arrives on the scene. School’s in for Midoriya and friends. Goma-chan comes back only to go away again. Chidori spreads the word. Chipmunk learns something new. The finale of the War Game takes place. And the fate of the Dowa kingdom is revealed. Plus: Salesmen, Titans, Florists and more!