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Anime Soapbox 09: 2015 Christmas Debacle

Anime Soapbox 09: 2015 Christmas Debacle

Subscribe to our RSS Feed: Check us out! Anime Soapbox is ALIVE! However, this is not the first podcast of the new year. Technical issues have stalled the podcast, but we should be back starting next week. As a consolation prize, here is the last episode recorded in 2015. It was supposed to go up […]

The Nihon Revue, Episode Six

The Nihon Revue, Episode Six

Here it is again, our once a season opportunity to get together and rant about the series we’ve just finished. Akira joins me today, and we’ve taken a look at some of the more popular and well received anime from both Spring and Summer. Akira also makes a very important announcement. Here’s the line-up of […]

SCOTIF: Fandom vs. Spring ’11 Season

SCOTIF:  Fandom vs. Spring '11 Season

Oyez, Oyez, Oyez! All persons having business before the Honorable, the Supreme Court of the Typical Idiot Fans, are admonished to draw near and give their attention, for the Court is now sitting.  God save Anime and this Honorable Court! The Court shall now hear arguments on docket entry number zero-zero-two; the case of Fandom […]

Spring 2011 Mid-season Impressions

Spring 2011 Mid-season Impressions

Considering the abysmal showing of some anime last season, it’s hard not to think better of this season’s shows. But Spring is also a traditional season for powerhouse anime, and this time around certainly seems to have its fair share of decent to good shows. Now that we’re at the half way mark into the […]

Nichijou and the Standard Failings of Random Comedy

Nichijou and the Standard Failings of Random Comedy

I have a great deal of respect for movie reviewer Roger Ebert and equal respect for the respective geniuses (a word I don’t throw around lightly) of Trey Parker and Matt Stone, so when the two parties clash, it’s very difficult not to have mixed feelings. One such clash took place in the distant past, […]