FAPCast 58: Dream Lived Aldnoah.Zero

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This week we have Kelloggs (Pedantic Perspective) and Dream Katari (Media Katari).

On this episode of Friday Anime Podcast, we discuss the highs and lows of the recent Spring 2014 season and the new Summer 2014 season. In addition: Dream recounts his days working overseas, Aeroblip flips out at the recent success of Love Live, and Kelloggs spits out his usual wrong opinions. There was also some talk about kayaks too.

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Friday Anime Podcast 57: Anime Expo 2014 Recap

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This week we have Kelloggs (Pedantic Perspective), kevo (Anime Maru), Usny (Anime Maru), and Shinmaru (The Cart Driver).

On this episode of Friday Anime Podcast, we talk all about the recent Anime Expo 2014 in Los Angeles, California over the past weekend. We give you the lowdown on all the biggest news from the show floor including the Kill la Kill event, Urobuchi Gen panel, Yamamoto Yutaka panel, and the Studio Trigger press conference. Despite the chaotic turn of events, it seems everyone went home with tons of awesome memories and fantastic merchandise.

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Friday Anime Podcast 56: Summer 2014 Season Preview

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This week we have Kelloggs (Pedantic Perspective), and Akira (Anime Maru).

On this episode of Friday Anime Podcast, we talk all about the new shows in the upcoming Summer 2014 season. We discuss the popular titles Aldnoah:Zero and Zankyou no Terror, while also highlighting some of our personal favorites like Jinsei and Glasslip. Finally, we conclude the podcast with our usual round of (incorrect) anime predictions.

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Friday Anime Podcast 55: Just Swallows Him

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This week we have DreamKatari (Media Katari), Bobduh (Wrong Every Time), redball (Altair & Vega), and lvlin (Metanorn).

Friday Anime Podcast is back to its usual schedule. This week, we talk about the action, adventure, and fantasy anime of the Spring 2014 season including Mushishi Zoku Shou, Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusader, Hitsugi no Chaika, Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei, Ryuugajou Nanana no Maizoukin, and Black Bullet. And just like always, you’ll get your biweekly dosage of industry news, random sports jokes, and unusual opinions.

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What I Unexpectedly Got Out of Wolf Children

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When I finally sat down to watch Wolf Children a few days ago, I wasn’t quite prepared for the degree to which I would empathize with the show. I only knew the bare minimum about the movie: it was the newest from Hosoda Mamoru, the acclaimed director of Summer Wars, and featured the story of a single mother raising children. By the end the show, however, I quickly found myself recalling memories of childhood fondly in a way I couldn’t help but think wasn’t Hosoda‘s original intent.

Warning: spoilers for Wolf Children.

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