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Anime Summit Podcast

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Newscast #109 - 4/9/21
This week we have a lot of video game news!  Some movie news including Netflix's acquirements of Sony movies and more!  In anime we have a lot of SUMMER HYPE!
April 10, 2021
Anniversary Spotlight - Otaku No Video (1991) & Animation Runner Kumori (2001)
This week we celebrate two anniversaries on two OVAs that center around the Anime Industry kinda!  On its 20th anniversary we take a look at Animation Runner Kumori and on its 30th anniversary we take a look at Otaku no Video! 07:55 Listener Question of the Week 14:00 Waifu and Husbando 15:00 Animation Runner Kuromi (2001) 32:30 Otaku no Video (1991)
April 9, 2021
Newscast #108 - 4/2/21
This week we just go over anime news.  We have some more Summer hype, new anime films coming this summer and next year, some convention updates for PAX and Animazement, and more!
April 3, 2021
Anime Doppelgangers
This week each host has chosen two anime that could be doppelgangers. Too similar to a fault or no?  We answer that question this week. 05:10 Listener Question of the Week 09:30 Waifu and Husbando 11:30 Anime Doppelgangers 14:00 xxxHolic and Dr Ramune Mysterious Disease Specialist 26:45 Madoka Magical and Daybreak Illusion 40:45 Flying Witch and Aria the Animation
April 2, 2021
Newscast #107 - 3/27/21
This week we talk about ALL of the hubbub surrounding the #RestoreTheSnyderVerse movement and more!  In anime news some new hype for Summer Anime, Netflix, and an update on Sony's acquisition of CrunchyRoll.  At the end an opinion on scalping.
March 27, 2021
Summit Smackdown VII: March Madness w/ Pope Mitsugi and ShaKing
Episode 291: YOU KNOW WE HAD TO DO IT TO EM'... SUMMIT SMACKDOWN: MARCH MADNESS EDITION.  In this Smackdown we pit some of the coolest characters in your favorite sports anime against each other to see who is the best athlete and we are honored to be joined by ShaKing from Tokyo Podfathers and Pope Mitsugi from the AAA Podcast!  Lets get it on! Follow Tokyo Podfathers/ The r/anime podcast and ShaKing HERE: Follow Anime Addicts Anonymous Podcast HERE:  06:00 Tokyo Podfathers, Just Weebs, Anime Addicts Anonymous podcasts 09:20 Listener Question of the Week 14:50 Waifu and Husbando 22:30 Sweet 16 1:16:30 Lightning Round 1 1:19:10 Quarterfinals 1:38:15 Lightning Round 2 1:41:20 Semifinals 1:57:30 Lightning Round 3 1:59:00 Finals
March 27, 2021
Newscast #106 - 3/20/21
This week on the newscast we have more video game news, and we talk Sony acquiring EVO, Sonic 2 movie news, Cowboy Bepop Live Action series update, Tomb Raider 25th anniversary, and more!  In Anime news we have a lot of Summer Hype! 
March 20, 2021
Anniversary Spotlight - Super Mario, The Legend of Zelda, and Pokemon.
This week we talk about Nintendo's impact on the world by discussing the anniversaries of Super Mario, Legend of Zelda, and Pokemon. 08:15 Listener Question of the Week 10:25 Waifu and Husbando 11:15 Zelda talk 31:30 Pokemon talk 46:00
March 19, 2021
Newscast #105 - 3/12/21
This week we talk a bit more about Mortal Kombat movie, Animal Crossing news, Loop Hero, Halo Infinite, and more!  In Anime news we have some movie hype, CR Expo news, Tokyo Revengers anime, and more news about Evangelion movie.  At the end a quick opinion on the release of the Digimon card game and how the pandemic, a year ago this week, effected the release of everything we love.
March 13, 2021
Interstella 5555: A Review for the End of an Era
Episode 289:  This week we are reviewing the space opera Interstella 5555: The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem.  An hour long music video to the legendary record "Discovery" by Daft Punk. 06:20 Listener Question of the Week 09:45 Listener 2020 Favorites 13:00 Waifu and Husbando 14:25 Interstella 5555 review
March 12, 2021
Newscast #104 - 3/5/21
SORRY FOR LATE UPLOAD. I COMPLETELY SPACED.  This week we have a LOT of video game news regarding Pokemon, Destiny 2, and more!  In anime news we have some more virtual con news and Spring reminders!
March 9, 2021
Top Best Anime OSTs #2
Episode 288: This episode we bring you another round of some of our favorite original soundtracks from anime.  Whether or not we love these shows is one thing, but loving the songs that back them up can be another!  What are some of your favorite anime soundtracks? 0:00 Solocasts, Project Manga, future smackdown 06:30 Listener Question of the Week 12:15 Waifu and Husbando 13:00 Main Topic: Favorite OSTs #2 13:30 Nick's first pick 22:15 Som's first pick 27:30 Dannie's first pick 35:45 Nick's second pick 41:30 Som's second pick 47:20 Dannie's second pick 58:00 Nick's third pick 1:05:15 Som's third pick 1:14:15 Dannie's third pick
March 5, 2021
Newscast #103 - 2/27/21
This newscast we try to play a little catchup with news we missed last week and a lot of big news in the gaming world this week! 
February 27, 2021
The 5th Annual Summies: Our Top 10 Anime of 2020
Episode 287: The Summies are here! Each of the hosts goes over their top 10 anime of 2020 and their fav OPs and EDs as well! What were your top lists for anime in 2020? 06:00 Listener Question of the Week 10:30 Waifu and Husbando 11:30 Summies Awards 2020 11:45 Our Number 10's 23:00 Our Number 9's 28:00 Our Number 8's 38:25 Our Number 7's 47:30 Our Number 6's 56:30 Favorite OP's and ED's 1:12:00 Our Number 5's
February 26, 2021
Talking with Minh from Sugoi Media
Episode 286: Today we talk to Minh! One of the founders of the awesome anime clip website Sugoi Media...Where anime content creators can find many great moments in anime all in one convenient spot and easily download them for whatever they need! AMVs, Reviews, and more! Link here to the website and on the website you can find links to sign up and join their Discord as well!
February 19, 2021
Newscast #102 - 2/12/21
Shorter newscast this week as I cut out the Non-anime news and combine some of the gaming news with the anime news.  Let me know how you feel about it!  This week we have some spring reminders, new spring hype shows, E3 details, and more!  At the end I talk about the Street Fighter 5 Season 5 Winter Update.
February 13, 2021
Manga Therapy: Session 2 w/ Noxi and Nickums
Episode 285: This week Noxi and Nickums from The Project MANGA Podcast visit us for another therapy session to get us to read more manga. Now with Nickums, the PM hosts come armed with recommendations for each of us.  Follow Project MANGA with the link below! 06:30 Listener Question of the Week 12:45 Waifu and Husbando 17:00 Witch Hat Atelier 21:00 Mahou Sensei Negima 28:50 The Fable, My Home Hero, Tokyo Revengers 32:30 Jujutsu Kaisen and Chainsaw Man 35:30 JigoKoraku (Hell's Paradise) 40:00 Land of the Lustrous 45:30 Batuque 51:00 March comes in like a lion 57:30 Shangri-La Frontier 1:04:30 Jagaaaaaan 1:11:20 Watashi no Kabushi and Crying Freeman 1:13:30 Blue Lock and Rumiko Takahashi 1:17:45 Prison School, The Way of the House Husband, Legend of the Strongest Man Kurosawa, winter season recs
February 12, 2021
Newscast #101 - 2/5/21
This week we have a lot of video game news! Goldeneye 007 remake on PC, Mass Effect Remaster, and more!  In anime news some reminders of upcoming shows for Spring Season 2021!
February 6, 2021
Winter Season 2021 1st Impressions Pt.2
Episode 284: Part 2 of our Winter 2021 1st impressions!  This episode we give our first impressions on Attack On Titan Final, The Promised Neverland S2, Dr Stone: Stone Wars, Horimiya, Jobless Reincarnation, Cells At Work S2, Cells At Work: Code BLACK, Ex-Arm, and more! 06:25 Listener Question of the Week 11:25 Waifu and Husbando 12:40 Attack on Titan Final Season 17:30 The Promised Neverland s2 24:45 Dr Stone: Stone Wars 31:05 Horimiya 44:55 Jobless Reincarnation 50:55 Cells at Work / Black 59:10 The Hidden Dungeon Only I Can Enter 1:01:35 Bottom-Tier Character Tomozaki 1:06:00 Yuru Camp s2 1:09:00 Ex-Arm 1:15:00 2.43 Volleyball 1:16:40 Heaven's Design Team 1:18:45 Skate Leading Stars 1:26:40 What we're watching + early favorites
February 5, 2021
Newscast #100 - 1/29/21
Back with another newscast and this week we got everything thats coming to HBO Max in Feb, video game news on Turrican Flashback, Cyberpunk 2077, Sonic's voice actor and more!  In anime news we talk about Otakon potentially closing, Megumi Hayashibara's autobiography, anime hype, and more!  At the end we talk about the Cosplay laws that may happen in Japan and Konami restructuring their company.
February 2, 2021
Winter Season 2021 1st Impressions Pt.1
Episode 283:  Winter season is finally here and we give our 1st impressions on the following batch of shows: Beastars 2nd season, Kaifuku Jutsushi no Yarinaoshi, Kemono Jihen, Kumo Desu ga, Nani ka?, SK∞, Tensei shitara Slime Datta Ken 2nd Season, Urasekai Picnic, and Wonder Egg Priority 05:00 - Listener Comments 11:00 Listener Question of the Week 16:45 Waifu and Husbando 17:25 Beastars season 2 27:00 Redo of Healer 33:30 Kemono Jihen 41:55 So I'm a Spider, So What? 49:15 Sk8 the Infinity 57:00 That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime season 2 1:02:55 Otherside Picnic 1:08:45 Wonder Egg Priority 1:20:00 Favorite OP/ED
February 2, 2021
Newscast #99 - 1/22/21
This week we have a lot of video game news! more movie delays and some comic news!  Invincible animated series, Uncharted movie news, Disgaea 6 trailer, and more!  In anime more anime hype coming this summer and Shokakugan Manga awards!
January 23, 2021
Summit Smackdown VI: Sensei Showdown w/ The Anime Bros
Episode 282: Its time for another SMACKDOWN! Sensei Showdown: Where we talk some of anime's top mentors, teachers, and sensei and pit them against each other in a tournament bracket.  Today joining us is Earthworm and JD from The Anime Bros Podcast!   10:30 Listener Question of the Week 16:30 Waifu and Husbando 19:30 Sensei SmackDown 22:10 Sweet 16 1:07:30 Lightning Round 1 1:10:45 Quarterfinals 1:27:00 Lightning Round 2 1:30:45 Semifinals 1:39:25 Lightning Round 3 1:43:15 Finals
January 21, 2021
Newscast #98 - 1/16/20
Back with the newweweweweweweweweUwUsssss.  We have a lot of comic and movie news including new Robin series featuring Damian Wayne, some news on Spider Man 3 and Doctor Strange 2 and more!  In anime news we have a lot of upcoming anime hype, LiSA charting for 13 weeks in a row, follow up on Shueisha's copyright strikes, and the CR anime awards!
January 17, 2021
Fall Season 2020 Review
Episode 281: Finally we are here just at the beginning of Winter to review the last shows of 2020 from the Fall season. We touch on Jujutsu Kaisen, Tonikaku Kawaii, Assault Lily: Bouquet, Sleepy Princess in Demon Castle, and more! 03:55 Som's AAA podcast guest spot 06:20 Listener Question of the Week 09:20 Waifu and Husbando 10:15 Jujutsu Kaisen 14:15 Haikyuu and Danmachi 16:40 Tonikaku Kawaii 22:00 Akudama Drive 28:00 Wandering Witch Elaina 35:05 The Day I Became a God 39:00 Talentless Nana 41:20 Moriarty the Patriot 46:30 Adachi to Shimamura 47:45 Sleepy Princess 51:00 Misc dropped shows 54:45 Assault Lily 1:01:20 Anime of the Season + Fav OP/ED
January 14, 2021
Newscast #97 - 1/8/20
First newscast of 2021!  Not a lot of non-anime news so we stick with anime news and after that Som talks about her top 5 nerdy things of 2020.  In anime news we have some hype, Tokyo going on lock down again, and Shueisha mass Copyright striking everyone.
January 9, 2021
Anime New Years Resolutions & 2021 Anime Predictions
Episode 280: HAPPY NEW YEAR!  We are back with our first episode of 2021 and we are excited to BE back.  Here's to another year of weebing out and #PlanningOnThePodcast
January 7, 2021
Anime Stocking Stuffers
Episode 279: This week we spend this merry week going over all of the short anime you can stuff right into your stockings and watch ALL in one sitting! 08:00 Listener Question of the Week 12:30 Waifu and Husbando 16:45 Japan Animator Expo Shorts 19:30 Anime Stocking Stuffers 28:30 Skullface Book Seller Honda-san 31:30 Inferno Cop 33:15 Cat Soup 37:50 She and Her Cat + Makoto Shinkai 40:00 The House of Small Cubes 45:15 Pendulum 47:50 I Can't Understand What My Husband is Saying 50:00 Saint Young Men 52:00 Hetalia Axis Powers 54:00 Tonkatsu DJ Agetarou 55:35 Teekyuu 58:25 Wakaba Girl 1:01:00 Girl Beats Boys 1:03:45 Tamayura, Planetarian, Henkai Shoujo, Honobo Log, Sekkou Boys, Aiura, Pale Cocoon, Detroit Metal City, Chi's Sweet Home, Hulaing Babies, Miru Tights, Bananya, Lil Spider Girl
December 24, 2020
Newscast #96 - 12/18/20
This week we talk about Cyberpunk 2077's bad launch, movie news, and movie theaters cutting ticket prices for WB movies.  In anime news we have some anime hype and manga hype.  At the end Som discusses her personal observation on how the pandemic effected the entertainment industry and how she wants to treat it going forward.
December 19, 2020
Punishments from Krampus: Watching HORRIBLE Anime
Episode 278: Tis the season and on this episode we are joined by none other than the bastard himself: Krampus.  He conspires with Nick to make us watch the crap literally at the bottom of the barrel of anime. 05:35 Listener Question of the Week 07:40 Waifu and Husbando 08:00 Main Topic: Worst Anime Ever 08:30 Pupa 15:00 Shitcom 16:00 Striking Daughter 21:30 Skelter Heaven 27:10 Hanoka 30:35 Abunai Sisters 36:10 Hand Shakers 41:45 Vampire Holmes 45:55 Psychic Wars 48:25 Mars of Destruction
December 17, 2020
Newscast #95 - 12/11/20 w/ A Raging Aztec
This week Som is joined by A Raging Aztec! One of the mods of the Anime Summit Discord and the host of our Manga Book Club!  ARA co anchors with Som as they talk through the new Marvel shows, new Star Wars movies, Disney movies, the game awards and more!  In Anime news we got some anime hype, a new hockey anime, Chainsawman news, and the acquisition of Funimation and CrunchyRoll
December 12, 2020
AOQ9: YashaHime: Princess Half Demon- 1st Impressions
AOQ9:  Dannie and Som give their 1st impressions on a sequel to one of their favorite childhood shows.  The surprising YashaHime was announced in 2019 as a sequel to Inu Yasha that feature the children of Inu Yasha and Kagome with the children of Sesshomaru as the main characters.  Dannie and Som give their thoughts on the first 5 episodes and decide if they are going to continue to watch what could be a cool sequel or just a cash grab at nostalgia.
December 11, 2020
Top Best Favoritest EDs
Episode 277: This week we talk about some of our favorite EDs in anime!  Now included with Dannie! 09:30 Listener Question of the Week 16:20 Waifu and Husbando 18:00 Dannie's Number 5 - “Gravity” - Maaya Sakamoto (Wolf’s Rain) 22:10 Nick's Number 5 -"Kamisama no Iutoori" by Juuji Ishiwatari & Yoshinori Sunahara + Etsuko Yakushimaru (The Tatami Galaxy (2010)) 25:05 Som's Number 5 -“Zetsubo no Billy” by Maximum the Hormone - Death Note ED2 27:15 Dannie's Number 4 -“Virtual Star Hasseigaku” - Maki Kamiya (Revolutionary Girl Utena) 31:45 Nick's Number 4 -"Sekai ga Owaru Made Wa" by WANDS (Slam Dunk (1993) ED 2) 35:35 Som's Number 4 -“Watashi no Tamagoyaki” by Kotono Mitsuishi (MC voice actor) - Dragon Half OVA 39:10 Dannie's Number 3 -ED 2 "Sayonara bye bye" by Matsuko Mawatari (YuYu Hakusho) 41:40 Nick's Number 3 - "Sugar Song to Bitter Step" by Unison Square Garden (Kekkai Sensen (2015), aka Blood Blockade Battlefront) 44:50 Som's Number 3 - “Ride on Shooting Star” by the Pillows - FLCL 47:40 Dannie's Number 2 -"Hare Hare Yukai" by Aya Hirano, Minori Chihara, and Yuko Goto (The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya ED 1 51:50 Nick's Number 2 -"secret base" by Norihiko Machida  (AnoHana) 54:00 Som's Number 2 -“Stand by Me” by The Peggies - Sarazanmai 56:45 Dannie's Number 1 -“Inkya Impulse” - Hanako Honda (Hina Kino), Olivia (Rika Nagae), Kasumi Nomura (Konomi Kohara) feat. Ikepy & KSKN (Asobi Asobase) 1:00:45 Nick's Number 1 -Kimi no Shiranai Monogatari" by supercell; performed by nagi (Gazelle) (Bakemonogatari (2009) ED 1) 1:03:55 Som's Number 1 - “Get Wild” by TM Network - City Hunter ED1 1:09:30 Honorable Mentions
December 10, 2020
Newscast #94 - 12/4/20
This week we talk about the cast of the new Mortal Kombat Movie, some cool new nerdy collectibles, movie news and more!  In anime news we have some new anime hype for 2021 and the Shokakugan Manga Award nominees! At the end an opinion piece on HBO Max taking the helm of premiering all of WB Studios movie slate for all of 2021 at the same time they premiere in theaters.
December 5, 2020
Mirai (2018) Review
Episode 276:  This week we review Mamoru Hosoda's latest film from 2018: Mirai (Mirai no Mirai, Mirai of the Future).  When Kun's mom and dad bring a new baby home, he feels as though his parents do not give him the same amount of love and attention as before.  These growing pains take him through a journey through the history and future of his family to show him what it means to be a big brother.
December 3, 2020
Newscast #93 - 11/27/20
Hope you all had a great holiday!  Today we talk about HBO Max, Tubi TV, and Amazon Prime releases for December, some movie news, video game news and a chat about Xbox's Accessibility Controller!  In anime news we have a lot of anime hype for 2021!
November 28, 2020
The Lost Ghibli Episode (Part 5) - Howl's Moving Castle, Tales from Earthsea, and Ponyo REVIEW
Episode 275:  A redo of our Ghibli episode that somehow never got uploaded and/or lost.  We go back (with Dannie this time!) to part 5 of our Ghibli series to review Howl's Moving Castle, Tales from Earthsea, and Ponyo.
November 26, 2020
AOQ8: Haikyuu! To the Top REVIEW w/ ShaKing
AOQ8: Dannie and ShaKing from the r/anime Podcast review the latest season of Haikyuu!
November 26, 2020
Newscast #92 - 11/21/20
This week we talk about the video game awards! Also whats new on Hulu, new movies coming out, and Time Magazines Top 10 games of 2020.  Also in anime news some anime hype with new Gundam Projects and new BL anime and more cast revealed for Netflix's Cowboy Bepop!
November 21, 2020
Fall Season 2020 1st Impressions Pt.2
Episode 274: Part 2 of our 1st Impressions for the Fall Season of anime for 2020!  This episode we give our first impressions on I'm Standing on 1,000,000 Lives, Assault Lily: Bouquet, Sport Climbing Girls, Kami-tachi ni Hirowareta Otoko, The Day I Became A God, Our Last Crusade or the Rise of a New World, Tonikawa: Over the Moon for You, and Moriarty the Patriot. 04:55 Listener Question of the Week 09:45 Waifu and Husbando 11:00 Over the Moon for You 20:20 The Day I Became a God 27:30 Our Last Crusade or the Rise of the New World 33:00 I'm Standing on 1,000,000 Lives 39:10 Moriarty the Patriot 48:30 By the Grace of the Gods 54:55 Sport Climbing Girls 1:03:30 Assault Lily: Bouquet 1:12:40 Favorite Fall OP/ED 1:14:45 Watching vs Dropping + early AOTS
November 19, 2020
Newscast #91 - 11/14/20 -Special Report: Anitube Con 2020 w/ Noxi
A special report newscast of Anitube Con 2020 and hype for the Winter Anitube Con coming up! Featuring none other than the founder himself: Noxi from the Project MANGA Podcast!
November 16, 2020
Fall Season 2020 1st Impressions Pt.1
Episode 273: We are a few weeks into the Fall season of anime and here are our 1st impressions of the following shows: Jujutsu Kaisen, Wandering Witch: Journey of Elaina, Noblesse, Akudama Drive, Talentless Nana, Adachi to Shimamura, Sleepy Princess in the Demon Castle, and Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear. 08:10 Ep 273 Twitter poll results 11:35 Listener Question of the Week 15:00 Waifu and Husbando 17:20 Jujutsu Kaisen 29:15 Majo no Tabitabi 40:00 Noblesse 46:00 Akudama Drive 56:00 Talentless Nana 1:02:15 Adachi to Shimamura 1:09:45 Sleepy Princess 1:15:20 Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear
November 12, 2020
Newscast #90 - 11/6/20
Short news week! With election week there wasnt much to talk about with non-anime news so this week is just anime news! We have a lot of anime and anime film hype!
November 7, 2020
Anime Election 2020
Episode 272: This week is ELECTION WEEK.  We hope yall voted but we need yall to vote AGAIN this week on which host had the best ANIME Presidential Cabinet.  Each of the host has picked a team of anime characters that would fill the top spots in a President's Cabinet.  Who would you vote for?
November 5, 2020
Newscast #89 - 10/30/20
WE BACK.  This week we talk about the Nintendo Direct, games coming out in November, Animorphs movie, Power Rangers movie and more! In Anime news we talk about all of the Netflix Anime coming out in 2021!!
October 31, 2020
Mononoke (2007) Spooptober Review
Episode 271: To finish off spooky month Nick and Dannie review 2007s Mononoke.  The tale based on the Bakeneko final chapter of Ayakashi; follows The Medicine Seller in his journey to exorcise malevolent spirits known as "mononoke". 
October 29, 2020
Summit Smackdown V: Monster Mash w/ ShaKing and Drew
Disclaimer: This episode is a recording of the Discord Voice chat since individual audios were compromised.  So there are extra sounds and other things that can be heard.  We apologize for this and thanks for listening! Also this ep contains spoilers! Episode 270: Lets get ready to MASH!  For Spooptober we are doing ANOTHER Summit Smackdown with Anime's best MONSTERS.  It's a good ole' fashioned Monster Mash yall.  For this Smackdown we are joined by ShaKing from the r/anime Podcast and of course our homie Weebo Chad #1 - Drew.  
October 22, 2020
Newscast #88 - 10/16/20
This week we talk about some upcoming anime in Winter! Also some video game news, Sega Industry and anime industry news as well!
October 17, 2020
Spooky Anime Campfire Stories
Episode 269: This episode we had listeners submit pitches for Horror anime!  We sit around the campfire and tell these stories and see which ones give us the spoopy poopies! 06:15 Question of the Week 12:00 Waifu and Husbando 13:00 Listener Campfire stories...kinda
October 15, 2020
Summer Season 2020 Review
Episode 268:  Finally our Summer has ended and we are here to review the shows we finished in the Summer season of anime for 2020.  Sword Art Online Alicization, Rent A Girlfriend, Demon at Misfit Academy, and more!  What were your favorite Summer shows? 13:30 Listener Question of the Week 19:30 Waifu and Husbando 22:00 Re:Zero s2 23:20 The God of High School 33:45 Rent-a-Girlfriend 42:50 The Misfit at Demon Academy 49:00 SAO Alicization: War of the Underworld 56:00 Uzaki-chan Wants to Hang Out 59:00 Deca-Dence 1:09:00 Dropped shows and final thoughts
October 9, 2020
Newscast #87 - 10/2/20
Back with the newscast! This week we talk about some upcoming anime hype for Winter and some Fall coming soon.  New character in Smash, the 1/1 scale Gundam model that MOVES and at the end we talk about how Wizards of the Coast sucks at listening to Magic players.
October 3, 2020
Patron Pitch #1 - Alien 9, Bartender, and Tonkatsu DJ Agetaro
Episode 267: Nick and Dannie grab three shows from the Patron bag of show pitches and review Alien 9, Bartender, and Alien 9, Bartender, and Tonkatsu DJ Agetaro.  Suffice to say that Dannie bullies the patrons by sipping on hatorade the whole time!
October 1, 2020
Netflix Anime Binge #1
Episode 266: We binged 3 Netflix Anime and reviewed them for you!  On this episode we talk about Japan Sinks:2020, Great Pretender, and Aggretsuko Season 3!  
September 24, 2020
Newscast #86 - 9/19/20
Back with the Newscast!  We talk about whats coming next for the MCU, some of the new games coming out from the Sony conference and Nintendo's last mini direct, some upcoming anime hype, and the current console wars!
September 19, 2020
Top Best Favoritest OPs
Episode 265: A mixtape of some of the Summit hosts FAVORITE OPs. This time with more Dannie. This episode we take you through a mixtape each host has made of their favorite Anime OPs. What are some of your favorite Anime openings? 09:00 Listener Question of the Week 13:15 Waifu and Husbando 15:00 Main Topic: Favorite OPs 15:30 Ah My Goddess 19:15 .hack//sign OP 1 23:30 Re:Creators OP 1 25:30 Hunter x Hunter OP 1 30:00 Berserk '97 33:30 Death Parade 36:30 Kaguya-sama Love is War s1 40:55 Tokyo Ghoul OP 1 43:30 Outlaw Star 46:05 Cardcaptor Sakura OP 3 48:30 Nadia the Secret of Blue Water 50:30 Soul Eater OP 2 53:30 Honorable Mentions 1:00:15 Haikyuu s3 1:03:25 Himouto Umaru-chan OP 1 1:06:05 Vinland Saga OP 1
September 17, 2020
Back to School For an Edjuhmacation
Episode 264: Its that time of the year where kids and college bound kids are going back to school. This week we talk about some great school anime to prep YOU for going back to school and all of the anime you need to watch after you finish that AP Calc homework.  Unless you're a cool bad ass delinquent like Som and Smokey.
September 10, 2020
Anniversary Spotlight - Nadia: Secret of Blue Water (1990)
Episode 263: This week we take a look at one Hideaki Anno's earlier directorial works loosely based on Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne.  With some studio hiccups and back and forth between the animators and the NHK, this anime still adapts the aforementioned novel into a cool period fantasy piece.  What is the secret of the Blue Water? 08:00 Manga Book Club schedule 10:00 Listener Question of the Week 12:55 Waifu and Husbando 14:00 Main Topic: Nadia review
September 3, 2020
Summit Smackdown IV: Mecha Mayhem w/ Kai and Remy
Disclaimer: The audio of this is not individually edited...what you are hearing is the audio recording of the whole Discord chat accidentally recorded by the guest Kai..which was a blessing in disguise because other audios were compromised.  Thank you Kai for making that mistake instead and giving us this so we could salvage this AWESOME episode. Episode 262: Mecha MAYHEM! Time for a new Smackdown in which we pit BIG robots together to see who is the Ultimate Mecha from all of the great Big robot shows. 14:50 Listener Question of the Week 20:50 Waifu and Husbando 25:30 Round of 16 1:06:00 Lightning Round 1:09:50 Quarterfinals 1:30:30 Lightning Round 1:35:00 Semifinals 1:51:00 Lighting Round 1:55:00 Championship
August 27, 2020
Newscast #85 - 8/21/20
A lot of cool game news! New game Black Myth: Wukong drops its first trailer, Hades on Switch, Sega arcade machine mini cab with 36 games and more!  In Anime news we have a lot of anime  hype and the fall of KissAnime and KissManga discussed at the end.  What is your opinion on the whole ordeal?
August 22, 2020
Lets Argue #1: Sports Anime and Why Cant They Just Hadda Sek
Episode 261:  Welcome to our new series where we take debates in the anime world and argue about them.  This is an intro episode that just quickly devolved into roasting each other and our anime habits.  We hope to take more debates in the anime community to talk about for future eps of this series with more guests so we have more views on the subject. In the mean time just enjoy this episode of us yelling at each other. 06:40 Listener Question of the Week 13:40 Old anime 22:50 Why Nick hates sports anime 28:25 Darling in the FranxX 35:50 Animal face Johnsons 40:10 Anilist vs MAL 42:15 Watching on the phone 43:20 Manga book club 46:20 Romance sucks 53:30 Loli card game playmats
August 20, 2020
Newscast #84 - 8/14/20
BIG news this week as we talk about some upcoming video games, Fall Guys, Fortnite, and the big fall out between the creators of Avatar and Netflix involving the live action TV series of their show.  In Anime news some upcoming hype, including some movies, Noblesse, Poupelle and the Chimney Town, and AT&T's offer to sell Crunchy Roll to Sony for $1.5 Billion.  
August 15, 2020
Pokemon Movie 22 and Twilight Wings Review
Episode 260:  Pokemon is just great. Everyone should just watch Pokemon ANYTHING all the fucking time.  This episode we review Movie 22 which is the CG animated remake of Pokemon the First Movie: Mewtwo Strikes Back.  In the second half of the episode we review the short series: Pokemon Twilight Wings.  Short stories from the gym leaders and other characters of the Galar League. 08:00 Listener Question of the Week 11:45 Waifu and Husbando 14:00 Pokemon Movie 22 43:00 Pokemon Twilight Wings
August 13, 2020
Newscast #83 - 8/7/20
This week we mention some of the games mentioned at State of Play, Fall Guys, Smash Bros Update, John Wick 4 and 5, and more! For anime we got a new trailer for Demon Slayer Mugen Train, Crunchyroll Virtual Expo, Studio Arms bankruptcy, and our FIRST trailer for the Inu Yasha sequel: YashiHime!  At the end an opinion piece on Capcom's BIG Street Fighter V update out of nowhere.
August 8, 2020
Mom! Where's My Cereal?! Saturday Morning Cartoon Blocks
Episode 259: This episode we create our own Saturday morning blocks of anime. There was nothing better, as a kid, waking up on Saturday morning, getting a bowl of cereal or plate of pancakes, and turning on the TV to watch all the greatest shows ever on a Saturday morning.  What were some of your favorite shows on Saturday morning? If you could create a whole block of Saturday morning cartoons with anime what would  you make? 08:00 Listener Question of the Week 10:50 Waifu and Husbando 12:00 Great Pretender 17:00 Nick's cartoon block 33:30 Dannie's cartoon block 48:30 Som's cartoon block
August 6, 2020
Newscast #82 - 8/1/20
A lot of video game news this week! We talk about Animal Crossing update, Disgaea 4 Complete, the spiritual successor to Suikoden, and the Analogue Pocket.  In anime news we got some updates on the films that got delayed: Fate Grand Order and Shin Chan's 28th movie, Gundam Seed Ultra Edition, and at the end: opening the discussion on animators wages and how the pandemic may has effected it.
August 1, 2020
Summer Season 2020 1st Impressions
Episode 258:  Summer has already started and we are just gettin to it! A lot of sequels this season! We talk about Re:Zero Season 2, My Teen Romantic Comedy Season 3, God of High School, and more!  There wasn't as much to cover for 1st impressions this time around so there is only one part to this as oppose to two parts like how we normally do.  What are you watching this season? 06:30 Host question of the Week 10:25 Waifu and Husbando 14:00 Japan Sinks 21:30 Re:Zero s2 27:45 The God of Highschool 35:00 SAO: Alicization - War of Underworld s2 41:40 Fire Force s2 47:30 The Misfit at Demon Academy 51:25 Rent-A-Girlfriend
July 30, 2020
Newscast #81 - 7/24/20
Trying something new with the Newscast this week. Let me know if  you like it!  Videogame and anime news together with some movie news!
July 25, 2020
Spring Season 2020 Review
Episode 257: WE ARE BACK!  Not only that but we are back with SEASON 6 of Anime Summit.  Every year after our debut begins a new season of Anime Summit and we are here to kick it off by reviewing the Spring season of 2020.  Thanks for all of your continued support and let us know what you favorite Spring shows were! 11:00 Listener Question of the Week 15:45 Waifu and Husbando 18:00 BNA 25:00 Baki s2 29:15 Kaguya-sama s2 33:20 Tower of God 40:10 Gleipnir 47:15 My Next Life as a Villainess 49:45 Sing Yesterday to Me 50:50 Kakushigoto 58:30 Princess Connect ReDive 59:30 Ascendance of a Bookworm s2 1:00:20 Arte 1:01:45 Appare Ranman 1:02:50 Wave, Listen to Me 1:09:30 Favorite OP/ED 1:12:55 Anime of the Season
July 23, 2020
Newscast #80 - 7/18/20
Hi everyone! In this newscast we have some game updates and a small anime news section due to my sources being down.  A lot of Fall hype though!  Also an update from our neck of the woods here at Anime Summit.
July 18, 2020
AOQ7: One More AOQ and Fifi Le Fume
Hi everyone. Som here.  We were supposed to return this week back to our normal show but due to life I had to take another week off and me and Dannie made this instead.  Nick and Dannie wanted to make sure I was back to 100% before returning and I had a rough past couple of weeks.  I appreciate everyone's support and concern for me so much and I hope you all understand.  Thank you! Enjoy!
July 16, 2020
AOQ6: Manga Spotlight - Jujutsu Kaisen & Chainsaw Man w/ Noxi and Kicko
WARNING: SOME SPOILERS - AOQ6:  Som is joined by Noxi and Kicko from the Project MANGA Podcast to get yall hype for two amazing stories currently running in Weekly Shonen Jump: Jujutsu Kaisen and Chainsaw Man.
July 9, 2020
AOQ5: The Day of Sigma Mega Man X & Star Fox OVA Review w/ Remy
WARNING:SPOILERS - AOQ5:  This ep Som is joined by her cousin Mario (Remy) to review two OVA anime based on their childhood favorite video games: Star Fox and Mega Man X.  How well do these video game anime OVAs do as adaptations? Do they do the franchises justice?
July 9, 2020
Newscast #79 - 7/3/20
This newscast we talk about some upcoming games such as Destroy All Humans Remake, Recompile, and more!  A lot of 2020 and some 2021 anime hype, and eva tribute short film, and more news about anime coming back after being delayed such as SAO and Demon Slayer Mugen Train.
July 4, 2020
AOQ4: Clock to Draw. Weiss Schwarz Talk w/ Joel
Som teams up with her old internet show co-host Joel to talk about Weiss Schwarz and their fun times with the game.  And a little bit about their old cast show they did centered around the game as well!
July 2, 2020
AOQ3: Cinnamontography EPISODE I
The first AOQ ep that takes place of our two week break.  This quickly turned into a Free For All Podcast into a movie discussion so Som and Dannie decided it was time for a new AO series in which we talk about movies.  Have fun!
July 2, 2020
Newscast #78 - 6/26/20
In this newscast we talk about Pokemon Unite, Rogue Legacy 2, Marvels Avengers by SquareEnix, Cobra Kai Season 3 details, and The Witcher Season 2!  In anime news Cyberpunk 2077 gets an anime by Trigger, The World Ends With You gets an anime adaptation, Boruto returning after Covid delay, and Heavens Feel Movie 3 release details, and more!
June 27, 2020
Crunchyroll Originals and More w/ Miles
Episode 256: We were so excited to have Miles from Crunchyroll on to talk to us about Crunchyroll originals, what they got in store for us, and a bit of tease on what we can expect from this years Virtual Crunchyroll Expo!  BIG thank you for Miles and the Team at Crunchyroll for setting aside time for us to be on Anime Summit!
June 25, 2020
Newscast #77 - 6/19/20
Lots of Pokemon news! Pokemon Cafe Mix, new Sword and Shield DLC, and NEW POKEMON SNAP!  Some Overwatch news, Kingdom  Hearts, Smash Bros news, and more!  In anime news we talk about Tokyo Revengers Anime, Ultraman Z, some 2021 anime hype, and more! At the end we discuss a bit about animators wages and the horror stories animators share on Twitter.  This episode is dedicated to Sir Ian Holm.
June 20, 2020
Popular Anime We Hate
Episode 255:  That's right. We are coming for your favorite shows. Shield Hero? Haikyuu? Eromanga Sensei?  THEY SUCK. ALL OF THEM.  But honestly for real though, this is a personal list of shows that are popular or seemingly popular that we all dislike very much.  What are popular shows you hate?  06:10 Listener Question of the Week 10:20 Waifu and Husbando 12:15 Main Topic
June 18, 2020
Newscast #76 - 6/12/20
LONG ONE this week!  We talk about the PS5 presentation, new Guilty Gear Strive trailer, Spider Man Into Spider Verse 2, and Cobra Kai S3 update.  In Anime news we have more delays due to Covid including some anime films, Appare Ranman and SAO Alicization returning after Covid delays, and a look at D'ART Shtajio at the end!
June 13, 2020
Anime Shark Tank 2
Time for another Anime Shark Tank episode! Not only do the hosts come up with three new anime pitches; but also SIX participating Patron from our Patreon do as well!  Which one would you give you money to?  Vote on Twitter!! 05:20 AniTube Con recap 08:30 Listener Question of the Week 13:45 Waifu and Husbando 15:00 Main Topic: Shark Tank 16:00 Listener Pitches 43:20 Host Pitches
June 11, 2020
Newscast #75 - 6/5/20
In this ep we cover the Game Gear Micro, Pokemon Battle Academy, Adam Warlock in MCU, and are movie theaters gonna survive the pandemic?  In anime news we got MORE delays due this damn Rona, some hype for Fire Force Season 2, Hinamatsuri manga coming to an end, new Neptunia game, and more!
June 6, 2020
Anime QuaranTEAM
Honestly we should have done this episode earlier but we thought how fun would it be to think of a group of anime characters that you had to quarantine with!  Although this convo was hilariously fun it also hilariously devolves, quickly, into raunchy talk. Who would you choose if you had to pick 6 anime characters to do it with? Let us know! 11:55 Listener Question of the Week 16:00 Waifu and Husbando 18:00 Main Topic: Anime Quaranteam 18:25 Som's Team 25:55 Dannie's Team 31:45 Nick's Team
June 4, 2020
Newscast #74 - 5/29/20
At the beginning of this Newscast I talk about George Floyd.  I implore you to listen.  Anime Summit is a community of all kinds of Otaku and I want to be clear about that and show my support.  Thank you for your support and for listening.  This week there is a lot of news about movies and Theaters opening back up as places all around the world start slowly opening back up.  Some anime news is mostly hype stuff coming back after being delayed as well.  
May 30, 2020
Anime Spotlight: His and Her Circumstances (1998)
Episode 252: Finally a spotlight on an older romance! Nick and Dannie pop off on this romance anime that led them to be...disappointed? The class rep Yukino might be hiding some secrets from Soichiro, the male rep in her class.  Love secrets? Sexy time secrets? Listen to Nick and Dannie yell about the manga and the ending to this 90s romance. 05:45 RIP Zac Bertschy 09:00 Listener Question of the Week 14:30 Waifu and Husbando 16:00 Main Topic: His and Her Circumstances 1:00:30 Final Thoughts and Scores
May 28, 2020
Newscast #73 - 5/22/20
Already at the end of May yall.  This ep I talk about Kingdom Hearts Dark Road, Borderlands 3 DLC, Overwatch Anniversary Event, Zack Snyder cut of Justice League, and a potentially new film in the Sony Marvel Movie Universe.  In anime news we got some hype in the form of a Fire Force Season 2 trailer and the trailer for Jujutsu Kaisen!
May 23, 2020
Patron Topic #2: Overpowered Characters in Anime
Episode 251: Thank you to all the patrons for getting us a new batch of topics for us to do and we decided to go with our Patron Mitch's topic on overpowered characters!  We discuss the good, the bad, and the ugly when it comes to overpowered characters.  They can be a big flop or a success in driving the story; or just be so ridiculous you just love it. 08:45 Listener Question of the Week 15:45 Waifu and Husbando 16:15 Main Topic: OP characters
May 21, 2020
Newscast #72 - 5/15/20
In this newscast we have a lot of updates on games, a release date for The New Mutants, Summer Game Fest, Comic Con, EVO, and new Paper Mario game trailer for The Origami King.  In Anime news we have an update on the Inu-Yasha spin off, some upcoming anime hype, and more!
May 16, 2020
Top 5 Anime Villains
Episode 250: You ever hate a villain so much you hate them? Or rather you ever love a villain so much because you hate them?  This episode each of the hosts give a list of their top 5 favorite villains in anime.  Who are your favorites? 07:00 Listener Question of the Week 10:45 Waifu and Husbando 13:00 Top 5 Anime Villains 16:30 Number 5 29:30 Number 4 41:00 Number 3 54:40 Number 2 1:03:45 Number 1 1:19:00 Honorable Mentions
May 14, 2020
Newscast #71 - 5/8/20
Long news ep this week!  We talk about the Xbox Series X presentation and the list of games that will be available! A lot of movie news regarding updates on production is going for Guardians of the Galaxy and Suicide Squad as well as a whole bunch of Star Wars titles.  Some video game updates on Dragon Ball FighterZ and Samurai Shodown and more!  A lot of Summer and Fall anime hype as well! Some cons going virtual, Slime beginning its final arc, Inu Yasha sequel movie and some details about some virtual cons you can attend this summer!
May 9, 2020
Welcome to JurassNick Park
Episode 249: We finally did a Nick appreciation episode.  After everyone else already got one we finally decide to peak inside the mind of Too Slick Nick.  Just having fun and poking at the mindset of how Nick consumes anime and how he hates food. Show Nick some love! 05:30 Listener Question of the Week 10:45 Waifu and Husbando 14:15 What Nick disklikes in a show 16:05 Podcast origins 22:25 Early anime years 38:00 Nick's tastes
May 7, 2020
Newscast #70 - 5/1/20
Some anime hype this week! Also some upcoming ALL DIGITAL events happening! Pretty exciting as cons and events are getting cancelled, creators are collaborating with one another to curate digital only events to help keep people at home and give them something to look forward too while at home!  We got some game news for Assassins Creed Valhalla, Xbox Series X and more.  Some upcoming anime hype and manga hype too!  At the end I also give a small spoiler free review of Streets of Rage 4!
May 2, 2020
Spring 2020 1st Impressions Pt. 2
Episode 248: Part TWO of our 1st Impressions of the Spring season.  At the end we do mention sequels such as" Ascendance of a Bookworm, Food Wars, and others.  Also at the end we give a small list of shows this season that are delayed due to the pandemic.  This part we talk about : Gleipnir, Sing "Yesterday" For Me, My Next Life as a Villainess! All Routes Lead to Doom!, The 8th Son? Are you kidding me?, Arte, Wave, Listen to me!, Shironeko Project: Chronicle Zero, Diary of our Days at the Breakwater, and Gal and Dino. 07:40 Listener reviews 10:30 Anime Brothers guest spot 12:45 Listener Question of the Week 17:00 Waifu and Husbando 17:55 Gleipnir 27:35 Sing "Yesterday" for Me 38:00 My Next Life as a Villainess 43:35 The 8th Son, Are You Kidding Me? 49:35 Arte 55:55 Wave, Listen to Me 1:04:40 Shironeko Project: Zero Chronicle 1:08:40 Houkago Teibou Nisshi 1:12:00 Gal & Dino 1:16:25 Sequels and Continuing shows
April 30, 2020
Newscast #69 - 4/24/20
Lots of movie news on the upcoming Spider Man movie, Venom: Let There Be Carnage, and more!  XBox Series X to reveal new details soon about the games library, and Elijah Wood playing Animal Crossing.  In Anime news we have some more delays and some updates on what is being worked on still such as the Yuri On Ice movie, and more!
April 25, 2020
AOQ2: Three Goths Talk About Anime w/ Dominic Davi
AOQ2: I honestly cannot believe I got one of my childhood heroes to guest on this podcast. What the fuck.  Tsunami Bomb has been a punk band since the late 90s.  My taste in music mostly started out with anime music and Tsunami Bomb brought out the counter culture in me and brought me into my rebellious stage and my taste in music transitioned into that smoothly going from anime to Tsunami Bomb.  Punk and anime go hand in hand when talking about Tsunami Bomb and I was happy to not even just talk about music with Dominic but also let him come on here and NERD THE FUCK OUT and Dannie and I were excited AF to get more on his Plan-to-watch list! Check out Tsunami Bomb here! and make sure to listen at the end for all of the things Dominic is working on! Dominics Art! / Dominics Podcast - 3 Gigs Podcast Dominics Horror Podcast - Monster Candy Podcast 
April 24, 2020
Spring 2020 1st Impressions Pt. 1
Episode 247: Spring is here and we are diving right into our 1st Impressions already.  With the pandemic going on some shows are already delayed but at least we can dip our feet into the first few episodes this season.  This is part 1 and on this part we give our 1st impressions on the following shows: Tower of God, BNA, Kakushigoto, Balance Unlimited, Appare-Ranman!, Listeners, Princess Connect: ReDive, and Tamayomi. 08:20 Listener Question of the Week 12:15 Waifu and Husbando 14:00 Tower of God 22:40 BNA 31:10 Kakushigoto 38:20 Fugou Keiji Balance Unlimited 42:35 Appare-Ranman 50:10 Listeners 58:35 Princess Connect ReDive 1:02:45 Tamayomi
April 23, 2020
Newscast #68 - 4/17/20
Streets of Rage 4 released date! Some more movie news and release dates for Matrix 4, Captain Marvel 2, and Dr Strange! In anime news we have some delays for shows like Appare-Ranman! and others, and con cancellations, and Kondansha halting 10 of their magazines for awhile. Also details on the final Evangelion movie!  Pay attention to which shows you are watching and what manga you are reading for delays and cancellations!
April 18, 2020
Escaflowne (2000) - Weebo-Chad Review #2 w/ Zach
Episode 246: Nick is absent this week and with that Som and Dannie get to dust off and review one of their old favorites: Escaflowne.  The movie from 2000 which retells the story of Hitomi the Wing Goddess and The King of Dragons, Van.  With us from Vindicated Entertainment is Zach!  Find Vindicated Entertainment here!   Find their Youtube here!
April 16, 2020
Newscast #67 - 4/10/20
Lots of video game news! We talk about Sea of Stars, Streets of Rage 4, Cyberpunk 2077, the new DualSense controller for PS5, and FF7 Remake! In anime news we talk about SAO being delayed, Shonen jump weekly, US Manga publishers delay, and more!
April 11, 2020
AOQ1: A Quarantined Evening with ShaKing
AOQ1:  This is the first of AOQ eps where we record AO eps while being quarantined.  In this ep Som and Dannie decide to have another girls night with ShaKing!  Just hanging out talking about comics, movies, anime, and manga.  Hopefully this effort to give you extra content while in isolation helps pass the time.  We hope to do more to give you extra content!
April 10, 2020
Winter Season 2020 Review
Episode 245: HUZZAH back at it again to our normal episodes and just in time for our review of the winter season for 2020.  We do our best after recovering from our Decade eps to complete and review the shows we enjoyed this season.  Let us know what you liked this season! 09:30 Listener Question of the Week 12:45 Waifu and Husbando 13:45 Haikyuu!!: to the Top 17:45 Darwin's Game 21:40 In/Spectre 26:30 Bofuri 32:00 Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! 46:15 Somali and the Forest Spirit 57:10 Toilet-bound Hinako-kun 1:05:40 Id: Invaded 1:10:10 Dorohedoro 1:21:30 Smile Down the Runway 1:30:25 Favorite OPs and EDs 1:35:30 Anime of the Season
April 9, 2020
Newscast #66 - 4/3/20
We got some news on FFVII Remake, Last of Us 2, some new games coming to the Switch including Treachery in Beatdown City, Megadimension Neptunia, and some remasters of awesome Mario games such as Mario Sunshine, Mario Galaxy and many others. Some updates on movies being delayed due to the pandemic and some announced dates for some MCU films.  For anime news we have some Idol boy hype, Hidive updates, Saudi Arabian anime Folktale anime, Masaaki Yuasa stepping down from Science SARU, and a look at the new streaming service for classic anime RETRO CRUSH.
April 4, 2020
Top 50 Anime of the Decade (2010-2019) Pt. 2
DA DEE DUPDIDDA DUP DA DA--- THE SECOND PART of our Top 50 anime of the decade!. We have been working on this since the beginning of 2019.  Nick himself has been working on it since towards the end of 2018.  He curated most of this project by himself, from the shows we watched all the way through to the Decade eps themselves.  We hope you guys enjoyed this as much as we loved doing it.  Thank you to everyone who participated in Discords participation channel for these eps! Please use the link below to follow along.  It is a google doc that should be public to view.  If it doesnt work then please see tweets or check discord #announcements channels for image of them  01:15 Number 25 11:25 Number 24 21:20 Number 23 31:00 Number 22 39:25 Number 21 52:30 Number 20 1:03:30 Number 19 1:14:50 Number 18 1:24:25 Number 17 134:55 Number 16 1:43:30 Number 15 1:53:30 Number 14 2:04:30 Number 13 2:17:30 Listener Lists 2:22:00 Number 12 2:32:30 Number 11 2:40:40 Number 10 2:51:00 Number 9 3:05:25 Number 8 3:16:30 Number 7 3:27:35 Number 6 3:41:35 Honorable Mentions 3:49:15 Number 5 3:59:15 Number 4 4:12:00 Number 3 4:21:55 Number 2 4:32:45 Number 1
April 2, 2020
Newscast #65 - 3/27/20
Lots of game hype! Gears Tactics, Borderlands 3 DLC, Bleeding Edge, and some talk of Nintedo's Mini Direct! As well as some movie news!  For anime we have some summer hype, Tamayomi Baseball, Masaaki Yuasa's new series based on the 1970s novel Japan Sinks, some more con cancellations, and other movie hype.  At the end I speak a bit about what I (Som) have been doing to pass the time while we are all hunkerin down in isolation.
March 28, 2020
Top 50 Anime of the Decade (2010-2019) Pt. 1
THE TIME IS NOW. FOR ANIME SUMMITS TOP 50 ANIME OF THE DECADE.  This is a biggun folks.  In this part we talk about our bottom 25 of the 50. (50-26).  For part 2 we will cover the top 25! Enjoy! Below you can find a public google doc! 04:30 Trends of the decade 14:00 Anime of the Decade lists 16:30 Number 50 26:30 Number 49 34:00 Number 48 43:20 Number 47 54:45 Number 46 1:04:00 Number 45 1:12:45 Number 44 1:20:00 Number 43 1:28:15 Number 42 1:40:00 Number 41 1:47:50 Number 40 1:55:15 Number 39 2:03:10 Number 38 2:11:15 Number 37 2:15:30 Number 36 2:18:20 Number 35 2:25:10 Number 34 2:32:20 Number 33 2:37:30 Number 32 2:42:30 Number 31 2:46:30 Number 30 2:51:00 Listener lists 2:54:30 Number 29 3:04:35 Number 28 3:14:10 Number 27 3:22:00 Number 26
March 26, 2020
Newscast #64 - 3/20/20
LONG ONE TODAY HOMIES.  We talk about some game news such as Sea of Stars, Doom Eternal, some new console news, and Overwatch's new character ECHO!  In anime news we have a lot of anime hype reminders, some scheduling changes for airing simuldubbed shows, and some BIG Con cancellations due to the current state of the world with the pandemic.  PLEASE PLEASE VISIT THE WEBSITES of Anime Boston and Anime Central for news on the cancellations and what you can do if you want a refund.
March 21, 2020
Castlevania Season 3 Review
Episode 242: Your favorite Vampire Hunters are back in Season 3 of Netflix's Castlevania.  In this review we talk about the unique four stories being told   simultaneously throughout this season and how its executed.  With Dracula gone how does Wallachia and the country fair now? 06:30 Listener Question of the Week 10:15 Waifu and Husbando 11:15 Castlevania season 3 52:00 Final Thoughts
March 19, 2020
Newscast #63 - 3/13/20
Disclaimer: In the beginning of this newscast i talk a little bit about the COVID-19 virus or the Corona Virus.  I did so at the behest of Nick because he was going to shit himself if I didn't.  Although I dont want to use our platform to talk about current events like this as this platform is a place for yall to get away from that stuff, I did want to mention it also to maybe be a helping voice in such concerning time.  That being said if you want to skip it because you are well informed on the subject then please skip ahead about 7 minutes.  Follow for more info. That being said I hope you enjoy this newscast like always as we talk about major events cancelled due to the virus, Overwatch Archives, Reggie the CEO of Nintendo joining Gamestops board of directors, and Bill Gates leaving the two public Microsoft Boards, and more video game news.  In anime we have a lot of anime film hype as well as some Spring hype reminders!
March 14, 2020
Anime Spotlight: Gundam Thunderbolt (2016)
Episode 241: Our spotlight of Gundam Thuderbolt. In Dannies absence we finally do our FIRST review of a Gundam show.  During the One Year War battles continue in the Thunderbolt Sector, with the Federation hoping to reclaim a part of Colony territory that was once their from the forces of Zeon. Nick and Som review this awesome show and dive a bit into the lore of the Universal Century! 10:00 Listener Question of the Week 11:55 Waifu and Husbando 16:00 Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt 1:01:30 Final thoughts and scores
March 12, 2020
Newscast #62 - 3/6/20
In this weeks newscast we talk about Suicide Squad, Spawn in MK11, Half Life ALYX, Overwatch Comp hero bans and more.  For anime news we have some more upcoming seasonal hype, movie hype, Weathering with you winning a Japanese Academy Award, the new Digimon reboot, Hideo Kojima watching Made in Abyss, and at the end..a special report on the Playstation 2 turning 20 years old!
March 7, 2020
Promare (2019) Review
Episode 240: FINALLY our review of the feature film by Studio Trigger: Promare.  Promepolis, a thriving city is threatened by the Mad Burnish: a terrorist group made up of the Burnish, humans who are blessed or cursed with special flames that command them to burn everything to the ground.  We give our burning review with our burning souls after yelling about our burning review with our burning souls while we burn this burning review down.....while burning. 07:00 Listener Question of the Week 14:00 Promare (2019) review 49:30 Final thoughts and scores
March 5, 2020
Newscast #61 - 2/28/20
BIG one today. We dive into the latest on The Invisible Man, The Dark Cinematic Universe, Tom Hollands speaks on Sonys Spider-Man, new Mythical Pokemon Zarude, new Shovel Knight puzzle game, more details about the XBox Series X and the PS5.  For anime we have some Spring seasons HYPE!  SAO Alicization, new films, new Pokemon movie, new manga by the creator of Crows, middle eastern Manga The Journey film adaptation is done being animated, and MUCH more.
February 29, 2020
Manga Therapy ft. Noxi
Episode 239:  Remember when we said in the beginning of the year we were gonna read more manga?  Well we decided to call in a professional and we called NOXI from the Project M.A.N.G.A. Podcast!  Noxi comes in and presents his resume and Phd. in Manga and schools us on the ways of the black and white art form and then recommends each Anime Summit host on what to read to get us popping more in the manga scene. You can follow Noxi and the rest of the Project M.A.N.G.A. fam with the links below!
February 27, 2020
Newscast #60 - 2/21/20
This week we talk about upcoming Batman film with new set photos, a petition for JJ Abrams to release a longer cut of Rise of Skywalker, a set photo from Venom 2 of Woody Harrelson as Cletus Kassady AKA CARNAGE, and video game movies are the next big thing?  In anime news we got some Spring hype, Beastars hype, Sakura Con hosting Beastars staff, and live action anime films.
February 22, 2020
Summit Smackdown III: Shounen Showdown Ft. Weebology Podcast
Episode 238: Welcome to SMACKDOWN III.  This time we pit Shounen characters against one another and are joined by none other than THE WEEBOLOGISTS: Rick and Ethan!  Together with the five of us yelling at each other we pit 16 characters together in which all of logic goes out the window and comes down to to two important points: Is the character rich and/or who would you rather do? You can find The Weebology Podcast here! and their instagram here! 07:30 Weebology 1/1/1 15:00 Listener Question of the Week 21:30 Main Topic: Summit Smackdown 3 23:45 Sweet 16 1:12:40 Elite 8 1:41:45 Final 4 2:01:00 Championship
February 20, 2020
Newscast #59 - 2/14/20
We got some video game news! Pokemon HOME is now out! We also talk about some reviews over the new Riot Games virtual card game.  Sonic movie news, comic book movie news, and a look at Robert Pattinsons THE BATMAN.  In anime we got a lot of anime hype for the coming season and films in the summer, and we talk about Interspecies Reviewers ... again.
February 15, 2020
Winter 2020 1st Impressions Pt. 2
Episode 237: PART TWO of our first impressions for the Winter 2020 season.  This week we cover In/Spectre, Bofuri, Interspecies Reviewers, Somali and the Forest Spirit, Smile Down the Runway and more! Let us know what you are watching this season on our Discord!
February 13, 2020
Newscast #58 - 2/7/20
WHEW LAD What a big news week we got this week.  The Nintendo Switch already halfway through its life span? Whats next in the MCU? Evo 2020 games REVEALED??? For anime we talk about the upcoming adaptaion of the Manhwa webtoon Tower of God, the new Space Battleship Yamato, new One Piece Pirate Warriors game coming out in March, Interspecies Reviewers getting pulled, and the controversy surrounding the latest chapter of My Hero Academia.
February 8, 2020
Winter 2020 1st Impressions Pt. 1
Episode 236: All of us are VERY sorry for the delay! Here we talk about our 1st impressions for the first batch of shows such as Plunderers, Darwins Game, Eizouken, Dorohedoro, and more! 05:30 Listener question of the week 09:45 Waifu and Husbando 12:00 Darwin's Game 17:30 Plunderer 24:00 Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! 33:20 Toilet-bound Hanako-kun 41:00 RikeKoi 47:00 Dorohedoro 55:00 Nekopara 59:20 Infinite Dendrogram 1:07:50 Sorcerous Stabber Orphen 1:15:00 Favorite OP/ED
February 7, 2020
Newscast #57 - 1/31/20
This week we got movie coverage about New Mutants, Doctor Strange 2, and many reboots that dont need to happen.  Some new anime hype for the anime Listeners, and upcoming film Sayonara Tyranno!  Also a One Piece live action?
February 1, 2020
The 4th Annual Summies: Top 10 Anime of 2019
Episode 235: OK. Look...I know we said we werent going to do a summies but we decided to do one kind of like how we do our seasonal reviews. So consider it a MINI-Summies.  We each go over our personal top 10 anime of 2019. 11:20 Listener question of the week 17:00 Waifu and Husbando 20:05 Favorite OP and ED of 2019 28:18 Summies 2019 (first half) 1:13:05 Listener Top 10 lists 1:23:05 Summies 2019 (second half)
January 30, 2020
Newscast #56 - 1/24/20
This week we got A LOT of movie news! Also is Disney+ really have this many production issues? Some upcoming anime hype, Otakon 2020, Anime Frontier in Texas, and also a new Digimon remake of season 1?
January 25, 2020
The Best Like No One Ever Was: Pokemon The Origin Review
Episode 234:  So this episode was straight up supposed to be a review of Pokemon Origins (Pokemon The Origin) and it turned it to just fan gushing over Pokemon as a whole.  Come along the nostalgia trip as Nick and Som discuss the days of when you ripped of your friend by trading them a Lickitung for their Articuno. 07:20 Listener question of the week 14:00 Waifu and Husbando 16:30 Brief history of Pokemon 33:15 Pokemon the Origin
January 23, 2020
Newscast #55 - 1/17/20
This week we talk about some DC movies, Doom Eternal, FE Three Houses DLC, and the new Smash Bros Ultimate chars.  In Anime news new phone games for Symphogear and Black Clover, some mangas ending, and a look into Som's Fighting Game History!
January 18, 2020
Fall Season 2019 Review
Episode 233: Our review of the last season of 2019: FALL.  We talk about ALL of the sequels pretty much, animal face johnsons in BEASTARS, and Nick and Dannie yell at each other about Ascendance of a Bookworm and sports anime. 07:00 Waifu and Husbando (Myne and Askeladd) 10:30 My Hero Academia 4th szn 12:30 SAO: War of Underworld 21:00 Cautious Hero 22:30 Food Wars 4th Plate 29:30 Oresuki 34:00 Beastars 48:40 Fate Grand Order 50:00 Welcome to Demon School! Iruma-kun 51:00 Babylon 52:00 Ahiru no Sora 54:50 Ascendance of a Bookworm 59:30 Stars Align 1:04:30 Chihayafuru 1:07:40 After School Dice Club 1:12:30 Dr. Stone 1:17:15 Fire Force 1:20:30 Vinland Saga 1:35:30 Anime of the Season 1:39:00 Final thoughts and wrap-up
January 16, 2020
Newscast #54 - 1/10/20
This week we go over some video game news such as the new DLC for Pokemon Sw/Sh and Code Shifter by ArcSys, as well as some comic book hype like the hew Harley Quinn series, Power Rangers/TMNT crossover, and the new Darth Vader series.  For anime we got some movie hype with MHA movie, and Tokyo Godfathers coming to US theaters along with Digimon Last Evolution movie as well, and the CrunchyRoll Anime Awards!
January 11, 2020
Anime New Year's Resolutions
Episode 232: In this ep the gang goes over some things they want to conquer going into 2020.  Read more manga! Watch more anime! More podcast things! 2 chicks at the same time, man.
January 9, 2020
Newscast #53 - 1/2/20
Happy New Year! Due to the new decade just starting and recovering from the holidays AND SURGERY. Som brings you a shorter newscast this week.  But in this ep we talk about the Gainax and Anno situation a little bit.  Join our Discord and talk to me about it!
January 4, 2020
Anime Spotlight: Ore Monogatari!! (2015)
Episode 231: HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE! We are kicking off the new year with our LAST Decade Spotlight episode. This time showcasing the unique love story: Ore Monogatari!!  
January 2, 2020
An AO Holiday Special: A Few Of Our Favorite Things
AO4: Here is an AO Holiday Special to keep you guys full of Summit content. Som, Dannie, and ShaKing have a girls night and just talk about stuff they like, some anime, pizza, VHS tapes, Knives, and owning things.  Happy Holidays and we will be back next week!
December 26, 2019
Newscast #52 Special - A Look Back
Just as a warning we do get a bit mushy at the end.  But we look back on some of the big things that happened in the past year and even some in the past decade in the world of Anime.  Heres to doing a year of newscasts and another year of doing them!
December 21, 2019
Anime Spotlight: Death Parade (2015)
Episode 230: We have finally caught up to the year we became a Podcast in our Decade Anime Spotlight series.  This time looking into the Winter season of 2015 with the mysterious and enigmatic world of Death Parade; an anime that takes place an unknown in-between world in where the dead are judged and are either sent to be reincarnated or the Void. Welcome to Quindecim!
December 19, 2019
Anime Summit Newscast #51 - 12/13/2019
SPOILERS FOR KINGDOM HEARTS 3...IM AN IDIOT AND JUST LET IT SLIP OUT LIKE A DUMMY BUT I DIDNT WANNA CUT IT OUT.  Anyway...Today on the news we have some anime hype and other anime news! Lots of game news and we go over the Game Awards!
December 14, 2019
Hype for 2020! w/ ShaKing #MoveTheJunkToTheTrunk
Episode 229: Today we talk about what we are excited for in 2020 and are joined by none other than ShaKing from the r/anime Podcast!  With ShaKing we go over all of the upcoming anime, streaming services, and things that we may be excited to see die in 2020 in the Anime world!
December 12, 2019
Anime Summit Newscast #50 - 12/6/2019
Lots of 2020 anime Hype! Lots of DC movie hype as well! What are you looking forward to in 2020?
December 7, 2019
Summit Smackdown II: Husbando Wars
Epsiode 228: ITS TIME FOR SMACKDOWN II: HUSBANDO WARS. Thats right. After having a lot of fun with the first Smackdown being the Waifu Wars, we decided to do one for Husbandos.  For the memes? For the plot armor? Because of white hair? Because of dick? WHO WILL BE THE HUSBANDO OF THE HOUR?
December 5, 2019
Anime Summit Newscast #49 - 11/29/2019
Hope you all had a great Thanksgiving! Today we got some Rise of Skywalker news, CATS movie news, final say on the Stadia, and more.  For anime we got some 2020 hype for the Winter season, Light Novel of the decade rankings, and upcoming games.  At the end an opinion piece on what we know about Overwatch 2 so far.
November 30, 2019
Anime Spotlight: Barakamon (2014)
Episode 227: We are coming on the final stretches of our Decade Spotlight series in getting hype for our Anime of the Decade episode! Today we look at Barakamon from 2014.  This slice of life is hilarious, easy to watch, and decently animated. We talk about our favorite moments and if it will make it on our Decade list!
November 28, 2019
Anime Summit Newscast #48 - 11/22/2019
Lots of movie news! We talk about The Maxx adaptation, Disney+, Texas Chainsaw Massacre remake, and more. Some video game news includes a new Symphogear smartphone game, SFV: Champion Edition, ArcReco, and Guilt Gear Strive.  In anime we got some Winter hype including Arte, Pet, and much more!
November 23, 2019
Good For Health, Bad For Education. A Review of the Timeless Film: Akira (1988) w/ JP
Episode 226: Here it is. Anime Summit's Review of Akira. Joining us is one of Som's best friends and film addict, JP.  We go through the film and talk about its many achievements while also discussing some of its developing process.  We try to break down the themes of greed, corruption, spirituality, and many other wonders this amazing and timeless classic gave us.  
November 21, 2019
The Boy Who is Treated - Terrace Talk Episode 10
A lot of tiny nothings happen this week. Romantic opportunities are missed, multiple dates happen, but still nobody has kissed!!!!
November 19, 2019
Anime Summit Newscast #47 - 11/15/2019
On this newscast we got some BIG video game news and rumors, new Sonic trailer, new Mass Effect and new SOCOM! Also we got some more 2020 anime hype, a new idol anime, final arc of Vinland Saga has begun being drawn, and a opinion question for Pokemon Sword and Shield!
November 16, 2019
Fall Season 2019 1st Impressions Pt. 2
Episode 225: Second batch of Fall 1st Impressions! In this episode we talk about SAO: Alicization War of The Underworld, Cautious Hero, Assassins Pride, Beastars, After School Dice Club, Didnt I say to make my abilities average in the next life?, Stars Align, Ascendence of a Bookworm, and Blade of the Immortal.
November 14, 2019
Girlfight - Terrace Talk Episode 9
Woah!!! The girls letting their claws out this week on Terrace House! Miscommunication, tears, and dramatic looks abound!
November 12, 2019
Anime Summit Newscast #46 - 11/8/2019
Today on the news we talk about Blizzards upcoming titles some more, Into the Spiderverse Hype, new Guilty Gear trailer, and more. For Anime we talk about some 2020 anime and 2021 anime hype, Dengeki Bunkos new cross over mobile game, and a history report on Anime cutscenes in games.
November 9, 2019
Fall Season 2019 1st Impressions Pt. 1
Episode 224: Fall is here and a couple of weeks in and we are ready to give our first impressions of the first batch of shows. In this episode we talk about My Hero Academia S4, Food Wars 4th Plate, ORESUKI Are you the only one who loves me?, No Guns Life, Kemono Michi: Rise Up, CHOYOYU!: High School Prodigies Have It Easy Even in Another World!, Ahiru No Sora, and Babylon.
November 7, 2019
Anime Summit Newscast #45 - 11/1/2019
We are in November! Fall season has started so there is not too much hype but we do have big news from Blizzcon and we also talk about a teaser for Into The Spiderverse 2 and also the Academy awards changing rules to allow more anime films to be submitted for nominations. At the end Som talks about Blizzard apologizing for their reaction to Blitzchung.  
November 2, 2019
Anime Spotlight: Ping Pong The Animation (2014)
Episode 223: For the first anime of 2014, in our Decade Spotlight, we review Ping Pong The Animation.  Directed by Masaaki Yuasa and based on the manga from the 90's by Taiyou Matsumoto.  A great visual spectacle and character driven story arc told with the setting of Ping Pong.
October 31, 2019
Passive Boys - Terrace Talk Episode 8
Damn these passive Boys! These girls put their hearts on the line, and for what? So these no good boys can lounge around and act like the girls' presence is a guaranteed thing?! Damn them!! Let's go on a romance strike!!! Who's with me?!?
October 29, 2019
Monster Double Feature: Kawajiri Spotlight. Demon City Shinjuku (1988) and Wicked City (1987) Review
Episode 222: Spooky season is upon us and what better way to celebrate then with two, count 'em, TWO Monster movies from the 80s! ANIME Monster movies! We dive into the works of Yoshiaki Kawajiri and take a look at two of his directorial works: Demon City Shinjuku and Wicked City.  What lies beyond the border of Shinjuku and Tokyo in the DEMON CITY?!? What happens after the Treaty of the Human World and Black World expires in the WICKED CITY?!?
October 24, 2019
A Woman to Treat - Terrace Talk Episode 7
Some big bombshells are romantically dropped in the name of love this week! Ruka is on the outs, and the new hot thing is Kenny! Kwoka and Claire are back to be confused by Chinese and to compare the house members to food! Also, this is the start of the review rush! If we can get 10 reviews on iTunes ( that mention Terrace Talk, we will do something special for all of you as thanks!
October 22, 2019
Anime Summit Newscast #44 - 10/17/2019
A lot of video game news! Talking about the new Pocket Analogue and more Pokemon Sword and Shield news, as well as upcoming movie news! Some Spring 2020 anime trailers revealed, new Manga from the creator of After the Rain and more!
October 19, 2019
Anime Spotlight: Kyousou Giga (2013)
Episode 221: We take you back for the 2nd part of 2013 of our Decade Spotlight reviews to the Fall season of that year to review one crazy show: Kyousou Giga.  The story of Gods, other worlds, existence and non existence, and family.  
October 17, 2019
The Grass is Greener on the Other Side - Terrace Talk Episode 6
The house gets flip-turned upside-down this week with many people revealing targets of affection! Shohei is oblivious, Haruka melts into a couch, and and Risako drinks water! Join the discussion at
October 15, 2019
Anime Summit Newscast #43 - 10/11/2019
There is a LOT of 2020 anime hype in this ep! Also, as a disclaimer, Som does talk about the current situation happening with Blizzard and how she feels about it.  Just to clarify these are her feelings on it and hers alone and not reflective of everyone's at Anime Summit.  
October 12, 2019
InTENsity In TEN out of TEN Anime
Episode 220: What makes an anime deserving of a 10 out of 10 score? We try to break down why we gave shows on our list a score of 10 while also trying to discuss what makes a show deserve a 10 and also perhaps that some shows are perfect, but do not deserve a score of 10.  What makes you score a show 10 out of 10?
October 10, 2019
Reiwa!! - Terrace Talk Episode 5
Heisei is over! Reiwa is now!!! The emperor let's his son take the thrown, the house members all get toasted, and Haruka takes the 'Vette out for a drive! Join the discussion at!
October 8, 2019
Anime Summit Newscast #42 - 10/4/2019
ITS FALL! Spooky season is upon us and its getting cold out! This week we talk about some video game news, Pokemon Sword and Shileds 18 gyms, new Pokemon anime, some fall hype, some movie hype, an update on KyoAni, and some discussion on anime industry struggles.
October 5, 2019
Summer Season 2019 Review
Episode 219: Summer is over and SHIT did we watch a lot of shows. We review this season and talk about Vinland Saga, Fire Force, Given, O Maidens In Your Savage Season, Demon Slayer, Fruits Basket, and more! Let us know what you thought of this season and what some of your favorite shows were!
October 4, 2019
I Want to Be a Hero - Terrace Talk Episode 4
Woah! Things are heating up in the house between the youngins!!! Claire and Kwoka are back to talk about what happens when Ruka and Risako get a little social lubricant flowing!! Send us your feedback at or on discord at
October 1, 2019
Anime Summit Newscast #41 - 9/27/2019
Lots of news today as we head into Fall! We talk about the new Terminator Game, a new wireless SNES controller for Switch, and Pennywise being modded as Mr X in Resident Evil 2, and of course....SPIDEY IS BACK IN THE MCU! We also talk about the Bokuro no Kyoto Manga winners, some upcoming anime movie hype, Sturgill Simpsons new record accompanied by the new CG anime film "Sound and Fury" , Sony's new venture launch with Funimation, and of course the collab with Hidive and MyAnimeList! This episode is dedicated to pioneer animator Kazuko Nakamura.  She was 86 years old and dented the animation industry in the 60s with her Femme Footprint in an industry that was dominated by men back then. Rest in Paradise Kazuko!
September 28, 2019
Patron Topic #1: Anime Theme Parks
"Ok so imagine Disney came to you guys and said they have room for a 5th park in Orlando and they want it to be anime themed and you're in charge of designing it. What anime(s) or genres would you base it around? What are a few of the rides/shows/attractions/restaurants based on shows that you would each include?" This is the Patron generated topic by one of our Patrons Katkyoin! Thanks! The first in our series of Patron made topics!
September 26, 2019
Dreamed of Her - Terrace Talk Episode 3
Claire and Kwoka are back to talk about dreams, soft bois, and pancakes! Send us your comment at or on discord at
September 24, 2019
Anime Summit Newscast #40 - 9/20/2019
This weeks news we talk about the Switch Lite! Upcoming games hype! And Charles Xavier might be the new X-Men/House of X Villain?  Anime hype as always and we talk about Ash winning the Alola Championship!
September 21, 2019
Eiken (2003) - Weebo Chad Review with Drew
Episode 217: Welcome to a review that none of us thought we would do. We thought it would be funny to find one of our most casual anime watcher friends and make them watch the over gratuitous boob and panty fan service OVA anime: Eiken.  Our casual friend Drew comes on and gives us and wild take on this ridiculous and terrible GIANT sized OVA where boobs are the size of Jeeps and physics are just thrown out the window!
September 19, 2019
Tempura Incident - Terrace Talk Episode 2
Kwoka and Claire are back to talk about more Terrace House!! Kenji teaches Haruka Guitar, and a heated argument builds up over Tempura!!! Let us know your thoughts on the show on discord ( or at !!!
September 17, 2019
Anime Summit Newscast #39 - 9/13/2019
Big one again! with Tokyo Game Show this weekend we have a lot of video game news, a reboot of the Disney hit classic Gargoyles, new Batman movie news, and also a cast list reveal of the new Suicide Squad film by James Gunn! A lot of 2020 anime hype and Mangas ending and at the end we talk about the new Apple Arcade! This episode is dedicated to Eddie Money and Robert Axelrod! Rest in Paradise!
September 14, 2019
Johnsons, Jimjams, and Jumblies
Episode 216: The role of fan service in anime. We talk about the SEXY kind of fan service before just honestly derailing into just a silly mess of penis butt talk and it honestly was fun and hilarious.  Are there any anime out there you think are good examples or bad examples of fan service? Let us know in our Discord!
September 12, 2019
We're Back in Tokyo - Terrace Talk Episode 1
Kwoka and Claire are here with a brand new podcast show to talk about the current season of Terrace House, the critically acclaimed Japanese Reality Show available September 10th on Netflix globally! Send us your thoughts on the show on discord ( or via email at !!!!
September 10, 2019
Anime Summit Newscast #38 - 9/6/2019
BIG newscast today! With another Nintendo Direct happening this past week and October upon us, Som breaks down some of the highlights of Nintendo direct as well as some of the fall shows coming up for the fall season of anime.  Also at the end a little history of Som growing up with Nintendo! This episode is dedicated to Jessi Combs of Mythbusters and beloved NA voice actor Michael Lindsay!
September 7, 2019
Summit Smackdown: Waifu Wars
Episode 215: Welcome to the first edition of our new series: Summit Smackdown. Where the hosts yell at each other about stuff. In this case: WAIFUS.  We compiled a list of 16 waifus and seeded them in a tournament bracket and then proceeded to debate through the bracket until a winner was chosen. WHO YOU GOT? Let us know if you like this on our Discord or Twitter! Let us ALSO know if we need to do another Waifu Wars episode to get all of the waifus we missed!
September 5, 2019
Anime Summit Newscast #37 - 8/30/2019
LOTS of cool video game news! We talk about the new Joker trailer, Overwatch maybe coming to Switch and its new role queue system, and the remake of Harvest Moon: Mineral Town Friends series, and also the new teaser for a brand new series in the Resident Evil Universe.  In Anime news some upcoming hype, Nyankees Manga ending, Mewklekitty getting an anime, BEASTARS Sanrio merch, and at the end Som drops the Som Bomb on some of her feelings on the goings on of the Anime Industry.
August 31, 2019
Anime Spotlight: Gatchaman Crowds (2013) & Gatchaman Crowds insight (2015)
Episode 214: Mac is back to fill in Som's absence in our latest Decade Spotlight! Shout out to Mac! The Summit hosts take a look in this two-fer-one review for Gatchaman Crowds and Gatchaman Crowds insight; exploring the characters, politically driven story, vibrant colors, and animation in this modern take based on the beloved classic: Science Ninja Team Gatchaman! 
August 29, 2019
Anime Summit Newscast #36 - 8/23/2019
Big newscast again! We talk a bit about Makoto Shinkais new film, the new film by the creators of Anohana, new Sanrio Boys characters, and more! And a lot of controversy on how big production companies and game companies handle business.  Let me know about what you all think of the Sony and Disney deal that could leave Spider-Man taken out of the MCU.
August 24, 2019
Dannie Does Dallas
Episode 213: Welcome back Dannie! Dannie is back from school and is ready to talk about all of the anime she has watched and caught up since she finished. We talk about some of the shows from previous seasons to get her takes on them since shes been away for 6 weeks!  Make sure to give Dannie a big congrats when you can!
August 22, 2019
Anime Summit Newscast #35 - 8/16/2019
A lot of video game hype! Gun Gun Pixies getting a Switch port, Travis Strikes Back getting a PC and PS4 port! New Sword and Shield trailer too! Some upcoming movie hype as well and a lot of anime news! We talk about some new Isekais, African Office Worker, Kengan Ashura on Netflix, and also JETRO (Japan Extrenal Trade Org.) gathering numbers and information on Anime consumer content in France and the U.K.
August 17, 2019
Wishlist for the Future of Anime
Episode 212: Som and Nick discuss the current state of anime and what they want for the future of the industry as a whole.  We talk about the rights of old anime and new, streaming services, the direction of writing, and the fate of dying genre of Mecha/Big Robot anime.
August 15, 2019
Anime Summit Newscast #34 - 8/9/2019
More upcoming anime hype! New trailer for Evangelion 3.0+1.0 came out today! New promos for many anime indcluding Beastars and Blackfox! Also have a lot of movie news including the Future of the MCU and the task of integrating Deadpool and X-Men into their catalog. At the end we also talk about the Senate Bill that passed regarding Loot Boxes in video games.
August 10, 2019
Anime Spotlight: Girls Und Panzer (2012)
Episode 211: With this review this concludes are 2012 run of our decade spotlights! Today we talk about Girls Und Panzer; a really fun and great show about cute girls driving heavy war machines in the Panzer or Tank sport known as Senshado.  We go over the series and the sequel film Girls Und Panzer Der Film, along with diving into some background information on the nods to countries all over the world.
August 8, 2019
Anime Summit Newscast #33 - 8/2/2019
THIS ONE IS A BIGGUN. We talk about Ninja going to Mixer exclusively, some movie hype, new characters for Street Fighter V, a lot of anime hype including the new character project Handead Anthem, some updates on KyoAni, Sentai Holdings getting funding from Japan's new program, Discotek licenses, and an opinion on what Jim Carey said about Sonic being remodeled and redone for the movie!  And some news about exHentai!
August 3, 2019
Summer 2019 1st Impressions Pt. 2
Episode 210: Part 2 of our 1st Impressions! This batch we talk about Vinland Saga,  How Many Kilograms are the Dumbbells You Lift?, Demon Lord, Retry!, Cop Craft, The Ones Within, Given, Granbelm, Machikado Mazoku.  We also give some final impressions and go over what we are immediately dropping and our favorite OPs and EDs of the Season!
August 1, 2019
Anime Summit Newscast #32 - 7/26/2019
Were back with another newscast! There are a few KyoAni updates but if you want to hear our full report on it, please go listen to last weeks newscast! This week we talk about some more comic news, a few upcoming anime, Fantasia film fest, some Pokemon hype, and an opinion on Entertainment companies cashing in on nostalgia.  As said in this newscast here is a link on more info about the bank account where KyoAni has set up to take direct donations. 
July 27, 2019
Summer 2019 1st Impressions Pt. 1
Episode 209: Part 1 of 2 of our 1st Impressions for the 2019 Summer Season! In this batch we talk about Dr. Stone, Fire Force, Arifureta, Isekai Cheat Magician,  Do You Like Your Mom? Her Normal Attack is Two Attacks at Full Power, Tejina-Senpai, Maidens of the Savage Season, Kanata no Astra, and To The Abandoned Sacred Beasts.
July 25, 2019
Newscast Special: Kyoto Animation Arson Attack
On the morning of July 18th, 2019...In the Fushimi Ward of Kyoto, Japan, a man walked into Kyoto Animations Studio 1 location and began setting the studio ablaze with gasoline and fire. 70 plus people were injured and 34 of them as of this recording were pronounced deceased. This news report by Nick and Som goes over the details of what has been confirmed so far.  Also details on how all of is in the Anime Community can help out to support the company directly.  A lot of us in the Anime Summit Squad were hurt and still are and this is our way to use our platform and voice to hopefully amplify support and condolences for the victims and their families.  Links to help out are here: KyoAni Store to buy and download hi res images from their shows GoFundMe set up by Sentai Filmworks 
July 20, 2019
Anime Expo 2019 Report w/ Manime Matt
Episode 208: Nick along with our good friend Manime Matt gives the report on their experience at Anime Expo! From panels to the dealers room to getting saucy with the homies. Followed by a great story of how Matt bought his first Doujin!
July 19, 2019
Anime Summit Newscast #31 - 7/12/2019
Big ep today! We talk about some upcoming game hype, Power Rangers movie reboot, Legend of the White Dragon by Bat in the Sun, and the Nintendo Switch Lite! Also a review of Dr Mario World for mobile devices! For anime we have some upcoming Anime hype, the beginning of Japan's Government plan to bring more anime to other foreign countries, Evangelion's new fashion line, and a discussion about HBO Max and what that means for CrunchyRoll.
July 13, 2019
Spring Season 2019 Review
Episode 207: WHEW thank GOD Nick is back from Expo so we can give this Spring Review for you.  We talk about our completed Spring shows such as Dororo, Sarazanmai, Hitorribochi, Senryu Shoujo, Isekai Quartet, One Punch Man 2, and of course Attack on Titan Season 3. What were your favorite shows this season?
July 12, 2019
Anime Summit Newscast #30 - 7/5/2019
Thank you guys so much! 4 years of Anime Summit and 30 newscasts! Here is to another year! This episode I touch on The Walking Dead ending and Attack on Titan ending?? Some upcoming anime hype and upcoming games hype!
July 6, 2019
Neon Genesis Evangelion
Episode 206: You read the title right. We finally are doing an Evangelion episode in celebration of being a Podcast for 4 years; and also because we can now watch it on Netflix! The history, background, and the points of why we love it can all be heard on this episode.  Thanks Hideaki Anno for a great show! This is our season premiere episode of Season 5 of Anime Summit Podcast!
July 4, 2019
Anime Summit Newscast #29 - 6/28/2019
So many adaptions of video games and other nerdy things are coming about.  I dont know how to feel about all of them.  We also cover some things being shown at Anime Expo and Otakon and some more upcoming anime films and shows coming soon! This episode is dedicated to Etika, a Youtuber who recently passed away.  Avid nerd and Nintendo enthusiast. This ones for you!
June 29, 2019
Anime Spotlight: Hyouka (2012)
Episode 205: We are ALMOST halfway through our Decade Spotlight series. This time with our 2nd out of 3 entries for the year of 2012 with the coming of age anime Hyouka .  This slice of life anime is very calm and easy going but shrouded in themes of life, understanding, and the simple but complex act of growing up. Tell us what you think of this anime and let us know if you guys got a decade top 50 list going with us!
June 27, 2019
Anime Summit Newscast #28 - 6/21/2019
This episode of the news we cover the latest from some upcoming anime such as My Hero Academia and Fire Force. A potential MCU adaptation of the SpiderVerse?? Some upcoming Anime Expo showings for some anime including PROMARE! And a discussion piece at the end that talks about working conditions in the Animation Industry and the practices of Studio Madhouse.
June 22, 2019
Anniversary Spotlight: Riding Bean (1989)
Episode 204: The classic OVA that spawned the famous spin off Gunsmith Cats..RIDING BEAN.  We dive into this campy action short film and bring to light the quality of anime from the late 80's. From its animation to its music! Nostalgia boner incoming.
June 20, 2019
Anime Summit Newscast #27 - 6/14/2019
SO MUCH HYPE! We have a lot of upcoming anime hype, US theater dates for Promare, Anime Expo screenings, and an opinion on some of my favorite E3 announcements!
June 15, 2019
Netflix Spotlight: BAKI (2018)
Episode 203: Nick and Dannie form a NEW Ultimate Podcast Duo to bring you a review for the Netflix Produced anime BAKI; a continuation of the series from 2001 which covers The Most Evil Death Row Convicts Arc.  In Som's absence Nick and Dannie try their best to review the show and get through the podcast without Som keeping everything together.
June 13, 2019
Anime Summit Newscast #26 - 6/7/2019
This week we got a lot of gaming news. Baldurs Gate 3, Overwatch, and Persona 5 the Royal! For anime we talk about some upcoming anime including the new Hibike! Euphonium, Detective Conan Smart Game, the new fighting game for Grandblue Fantasy, and more! Big pieces at the end include a first impressions on the new gaming platform known as Stadia, and the Netflix announcement of the Magic the Gathering animated series!
June 8, 2019
Best Rainy Day Anime
Episode 202: Whats the best anime to watch on a rainy day? Sometimes your plans don't always go as planned and you end up stuck at home bored as shit OR the rain just puts you in a low energy and somber mood and you don't want to go out at all.  You decide to watch anime! What anime do you watch on days like these? We discuss what we think are some good anime to watch on a rainy day.
June 6, 2019
Anime Summit Newscast #25 - 5/31/2019
SO MUCH HYPE. We talk about some crazy movie trailers that recently came out such as Terminator Dark Fate, Rambo Last Blood, and the new Dark Crystal film coming to Netflix, the new Death Stranding trailer, Xbox One Game Pass.  In anime news we have a lot of upcoming anime hype such as Ascendance of a Bookwork, the anime film based on The Alchemist Code, and some others.  Some more anime gaming news such as Digimon Survival, Madoka Magica mobile game getting western release, and Disgaea mobile game returning! 
June 1, 2019
Anime Spotlight: The Daily Lives of High School Boys (2012)
Episode 201: Another month down which means its time for another episode of our Decade Spotlight series.  We start off the year 2012 with The Daily Lives of High School Boys .. A slice of life that is absurd as much as it is hilarious, centering around the every day life of three high school friends and the other boys around them.  Shout out to Kenneth for being our first Patron on Patreon!
May 30, 2019
Anime Summit Newscast #24 - 5/24/2019
May is almost over! This week we got another section of upcoming anime hype! Also mention some anime films coming to US theaters such as Millennium Actress and the new Hibike! Euphonium film.  A Law banning Loot Boxes in video games, Promare hype, Pokemon news, and also the announcement of the Akira film set to release in May 2021 with Taika Waititi as director.  This episode is dedicated to Jose Lavat. RIP!
May 25, 2019
200th Special! Meet the Hosts w/ Games and QA
 Episode 200:  Here is a fun special episode for you guys. Celebrating 200 episodes of the Anime Summit Podcast.  We talk about how we got into anime, where we are going from here, and play some games and ask some Discord member questions.  We love you guys and thank you so much for letting us get to 200 episodes.  Here is to another 100, 300, or 500! 
May 23, 2019
Anime Summit Newscast #23 - 5/17/2019
Today Som talks about Square's new Avengers game, Invader Zim and Rocko's Modern Life Movie, some hot new anime games from Medabots, Is It Wrong To Pick Up Girls In A Dungeon?, and Pokemon, Detective Pikachu busting the box office, and an opinion piece on Spoilers and how to handle them.
May 18, 2019
SNAP! Anime Avengers Vs Thanos
Episode 199:  There was an idea, called the Anime Avengers Initiative. The idea was to bring together a group of remarkable Anime characters, to see if they could become something more. See if they could work together when we needed them to to fight the battles we never could.  Is what Nick "Nick Fury" Nick said when we did this topic! We gather around and make a team of Avengers made up of six anime characters who we think could stop Thanos wielding the gauntlet with all six stones.  Who would be on your team? Vote for the host who you thought made the best team! Send us a message:
May 16, 2019
Anime Summit Newscast #22 - 5/10/2019
Today I got a lot of opinions man! But also a lot of anime hype! We talk about Sonic the movie (again I know), Cobra Kai Season 3, the Polymega console, 7Seeds,  The Hero is Overpowered but Overly Cautious isekai anime, Eevee Tamagotchi, Kill La Kill IF story trailer, and of course the new trailer for Final Fantasy 7 Remake.
May 11, 2019
Spring 2019 1st Impressions Part 2
Episode 198: Part 2 of our 1st impressions of the Spring season for 2019! We go over Sarazanmai, Isekai Quartet, Carole & Tuesday, Fairy Gone, and more! Let us know what you guys are going to be watching this season! Do you guy also feel like maybe this season is a little lacking?
May 9, 2019
Anime Summit Newscast #21 - 5/3/2019
Springtime is glorious and another week of news! This episode we talk about Video Game Hall of Fame Inductees, Metal Gear Solid Board game, Shonen Jumps new Special Anthology Manga, Hibike! Euphonium US theater dates, and an opinion piece on adaptations of Video games and anime along with talking about the new Sonic movie trailer.
May 4, 2019
Spring 2019 1st Impressions Part 1
Episode 197: Spring is here and its glorious! For the first part of our 1st impressions for Spring we talk about One Punch Man Season 2, Demon Slayer, Fruits Basket (2019), Kenja No Mago, We Never Learn, Meddlesome Kitsune Senko-San, Ao-Chan Can't Study, and Senryu Shoujo!
May 2, 2019
Anime Summit Newscast #20 - 4/26/19
BIG episode for newscast! Its the size of a regular podcast episode! Today we go over a bunch of hype stuff like the new anime art Magic the Gathering cards, PS5 details update, update on the Persona 5 news, updated list on Disney+, Castlevania Collection game, the future of Dragon Ball Super, TMS Entertainment anime on Youtube, some upcoming anime, and an opinion on the live action Gundam with Legendary Pictures.
April 26, 2019
Anime Spotlight: Mawaru Penguindrum (2011)
Episode 196: Time for another decade spotlight to get hype for our Anime of the Decade episode! For the second part of our 2011 segment we chose to watch and review Mawaru Penguindrum, a work directed by  Kunihiko Ikuhara after his long absence since completed Revolutionary Girl Utena.  We go over the many themes and try our best to dissect the many underlying messages in this wacky, dark, and complex show.
April 25, 2019
Anime Summit Newscast #19 - 4/20/19
Lots of stuff today! News talked about this week includes: New details about the PS5, some upcoming anime, Tanya the Evil movie in US theaters, Berserk manga update, new Build Divers anime, Capcoms new home arcade plug and play system, Makoto Shinkai and Masaki Yuasa's new films at Annecy animation film fest, Rumiko Takahashi's new manga MAO, lots of other manga hype, and potential plans for Japanese based discount chain store Don Quijote to expand internationally.  This episode is dedicated to Monkey Punch, the creator of Lupin the III, who recently passed away. Rest in Peace!
April 20, 2019
Anniversary Spotlight: Rurouni Kenshin Trust & Betrayal (1999)
Episode 195: Nick had a great idea to catch all of the anniversaries of awesome anime as we approach them! This year the OVA Trust & Betrayal for the beloved series Rurouni Kenshin, which chronicles the days of when Kenshin Himura as the Hitokiri Battousai AKA Battousai the Manslayer. We review this OVA and go in depth of some of the history of the Bakumatsu era and the lore of Kenshin!
April 18, 2019
Anime Summit Newscast #18 - 4/12/19
This newscast we have an update on the Ufotable Tax Evasion scandal, some Jump Force hype, movie trailers for Ni No Kuni, Children of the Sea, and Star Wars Episode IX, a look at Disney's new streaming service, and a surprise update on the fate of Studio Xebec.
April 13, 2019