I’m starting a new music podcast! Starting today with the first episode featuring guest Oh no, Anime! graphic designer Kat talking with me about Joe Hisaishi, I’ll be having a new guest on every episode to talk one-on-one about an anime music composer or creator of their choice. It’s going to be living in its own feed, so you can find places to subscribe to it right below here.
Taking a deep dive into the legendary French dance duo Daft Punk's time in Japan, as the first in a new series called Japan Files.
It’s been a hell of an interesting year for anime. The TV anime market is as saturated as ever while critically-acclaimed anime films seem to be flying at us every week, and in the middle of it all is Netflix injecting the concept of exclusive, bingeable anime series into an already swirling miasma of artistry and content. It’s no surprise then that every one of these trends is represented in some way on the list of my 10 favorite anime of the past year; a list that’ll contain some surprises but probably even more predictable picks if you follow me at all. Hit the jump and let’s get this thing going!Read More
An examination of one of the most critically under-discussed periods in anime filmmaking: the 2000s, specifically from 2001-2007. Featuring a close look at Metropolis, Spirited Away, Ghost in the Shell II: Innocence and Paprika.
A new Audio Encyclopedia podcast available now in the regular podcast feed on iTunes, Stitcher and Libsyn, or you can hit play above and listen to it right here.
Take a deep dive inside Gainax's stylish and visually striking first anime Royal Space Force: The Wings of Honneamise, and its unfinished sequel Uru in Blue, stuck in production hell for over 20 years.
Let’s take a deep dive into the background of Studio Trigger’s newest anime project, SSSS.Gridman!
A video review of The Pillows' two newest releases: The FLCL Progressive/Alternative soundtrack album "FooL on CooL Generation", and their newest original studio album "Rebroadcast".
On Saturday September 29th at 4pm, I’ll be streaming some cyberpunk games on the YouTube channel! Be sure to stop by and hang out and chat, and this’ll also be a great time to ask any detailed questions about the post-Patrick transition. It’ll be live in the embed below but be sure to click the title and join me on YouTube to participate in chat and stuff. See you then!
Patrick is saying goodbye to Oh no, Anime!, and Marc is going to continue on with it full speed ahead. We both talk about what it's all meant to us up until this point, and what Oh no, Anime! will be going forward.
Patrick delves into the world of Japan's hottest new online trend, Virtual YouTubers. Check out the description on YouTube to find all the Vtubers featured!
You asked for it, and we listened: a very special podcast adaptation of our Hentai Terminology 101 panel we’ve been giving for the past 2 years, along with an extensive visual guide. WARNING: THIS POST IS EXTREMELY NSFW, NOT SUITABLE FOR THOSE UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE, AND CONTAINS EVERY KIND OF CONTENT WARNING IMAGINABLE. PLEASE LISTEN AND VIEW AT YOUR OWN RISK!Read More
We’re returning to Anime Festival Orlando this weekend! Here’s where and when you can check out our panels if you’re attending.
Marc writes an emotional account of his experience seeing The Pillows live at the Gramercy Theater in New York, and where it fits into his long history with the band. Hit the jump for the full write-up.Read More
Hi everyone, Marc here. In this write-up I’ll be chronicling all the industry panels and world premieres I saw throughout all four days of Anime Expo weekend. Also, for reasons we’ll explain at some point later, we weren’t able to record a day 3 and 4 recap video, but everything I would’ve covered in that will be covered here as well.
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We sat down with our best podcasting buddies for a very special in-person bonus episode, recorded in a hotel room at the end of day 4 of AX 2018. Suggested topics include: the AX curse of Go Nagai, Anisong tears, gay battleship shipping, and comparing Florida vs. Oregon cryptids. This one goes some places, y'all.
We recap day 2 of Anime Expo 2018, including Funimation's announcements, Liz and the Blue Bird, the Japan Super Live and Studio Trigger's panel!