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AniTAY Podcast S6 E15: Death Dukes, Pirate Princesses, and Something Called "Star Wars"

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AniTAY Podcast S7 E1: AniTAY's Favorite Animes of 2021
2021 went by so quickly and had so many good anime. AniTAY discusses some of their favorites in today’s podcast This episode’s members: Hybridmink, TGRIP, Requiem and Doctorkev, with Thatsmapizza handling the editing duties. The AniTAY Podcast is a bi-weekly podcast brought to you every other Wednesday. It is available on all your favorite podcast services! If you like us, be sure to subscribe on your favorite service and give us 5 stars! Your support is much appreciated and will help us grow and continue to provide this style of content. Itinerary Intro: 0:00–1:23 Housekeeping: 1:24–3:22 Seasonal Shows Dress Up Darling: 3:23–7:30 Tribe Nine: 7:31–9:06 Rust Eater Bisco: 9:07–11:23 Demon Slayer: 11:24–13:38 Ms. Kuroitsu from the Monster Development Department: 13:39–15:43 Requiem for the Rose King: 15:44–18:18 Slow Loop: 18:19–19:35 Anime of the Year Discussion: 19:36–1:30:14 The Top 10: 1:30:15–1:58:22 Honorable Mentions: 1:58:23–2:00:59 Outro: 2:01:00 — End Missed the previous episode of the AniTAY Podcast? Check it out here:
January 26, 2022
AniTAY Podcast Season 7 Episode 0.5 Winter 2022 Season Preview: EXTREME BASEBALL
New year, new anime. But traditions never die: here’s the Winter 2022 Season Preview, where we look at a list of shows and spitball opinions that may or may not be informed. What do we think is going to be good, what are we going to regret shitting on when it inevitably becomes one of the best shows of the season? Tune in to find out! This episode’s members: Raitzeno, Reikaze, Requiem, Thatsmapizza, TheMamaLuigi The AniTAY Podcast is a bi-weekly podcast brought to you every other Wednesday. It is available on all your favorite podcast services! If you like us, be sure to subscribe on your favorite service and give us 5 stars! Your support is much appreciated and will help us grow and continue to provide this style of content. Intro 0:00:00 - 0:01:51 Housekeeping 0:01:51 - 0:04:54 Shows Akebi’s Sailor Uniform 0:04:54 - 0:08:06 Arifureta: From Commonplace to World's Strongest Season 2 0:08:06 - 0:09:53 Attack on Titan Final Season Part 2 0:09:53 - 0:11:59 Baraou no Souretsu (Requiem of the Rose King) 0:11:59 - 0:13:46 CUE! 0:13:46 - 0:14:19 Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc 0:14:19 - 0:15:57 Doll's Frontline (Girls’ Frontline) 0:15:57 - 0:20:21 Fantasia Sango - Realm of Legends 0:20:21 - 0:22:18 Futsal Boys!!!!! 0:22:18 - 0:25:21 Hakozume: Koban Joshi no Gyakushuu (Police in a Pod) 0:25:21 - 0:27:07 How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom Part 2 0:27:07 - 0:28:22 In the Land of Leadale 0:28:22 - 0:30:44 Life With an Ordinary Guy Who Reincarnated Into a Total Fantasy Knockout 0:30:44 - 0:32:59 Love of Kill 0:32:59 - 0:35:25 Miss KUROITSU from the Monster Development Department 0:35:25 - 0:37:55 My Dress-Up Darling 0:37:55 - 0:41:10 Ninjala 0:41:10 - 0:43:30 ORIENT 0:43:30 - 0:46:38 Princess Connect! Re:Dive Season 2 0:46:38 - 0:49:27 Salaryman's Club 0:49:27 - 0:50:46 Rusted Armors 0:50:46 - 0:52:37 Sabikui Bisco 0:52:37 - 0:54:35 Saiyuki RELOAD: ZEROIN 0:54:35 - 0:55:43 Sasaki and Miyano 0:55:43 - 0:57:14 She Professed Herself Pupil of the Wise Man 0:57:14 - 0:59:16 Slow Loop 0:59:16 - 1:01:38 Teasing Master Takagi-san Season 3 1:01:38 - 1:02:30 The Genius Prince's Guide to Raising a Nation Out of Debt 1:02:30 - 1:06:22 The Strongest Sage with the Weakest Crest 1:06:22 - 1:10:36 Tokyo 24th Ward 1:10:36 - 1:13:09 Tribe Nine 1:13:09 - 1:15:39 Vanitas no Carte Part 2 1:15:39 - 1:16:41 World's End Harem 1:16:41 - 1:18:59 Shorts, Movies, OVAs 1:18:59 - 1:24:09 Shows excited for 1:24:09 - 1:29:49 Ending 1:29:49 - 1:31:37
January 12, 2022
AniTAY Podcast S6 E21: Drinking of Kings
It’s finally the end of the year and the AniTAY crew finish it off by discussing their favorite animes and drinks. This episode’s members: Hybridmink, TGRIP, Requiem and Doctorkev, with Thatsmapizza handling the editing duties. The AniTAY Podcast is a bi-weekly podcast brought to you every other Wednesday. It is available on all your favorite podcast services! If you like us, be sure to subscribe on your favorite service and give us 5 stars! Your support is much appreciated and will help us grow and continue to provide this style of content. Itinerary Intro: 0:00–1:37 Housekeeping: 1:38–2:59 Seasonal Shows 86: 3:00–5:18 Demon Slayer: 5:19–8:14 Mushoku Tensei S2: 8:15–14:26 Aquatope on the White Sand: 14:27–18:42 Muv-Luv: 18:43–24:42 Aggretsuko: 24:43–28:40 Ranking of Kings: 28:41–36:25 Blue Period: 36:26–40:51 My Senpai is Annoying: 40:52–42:30 Sakugan: 42:31–44:23 Yuki Yuna is a Hero S3: 44:24–46:13 Mieurko-Chan: 46:14–47:33 News My Hero Academia: 47:34–51:04 Disney: 51:05–53:03 Makoto Shinkai: 53:04–56:53 Spy x Family: 56:54–1:00:08 Chainsaw Man: 1:00:09–1:03:12 Bleach: 1:03:13–1:05:59 Ruroni Kenshin: 1:06:00–1:09:16 Overlord S4: 1:09:17–1:13:33 Topic of the week: Favorite shows of the year: 1:13:34–1:34:43 Ending: 1:34:44 — End Missed the previous episode of the AniTAY Podcast? Check it out here:
December 29, 2021
AniTAY Podcast Season 6 Episode 20: Magic High Schools and Moist Meat Mechas
The season’s coming to a close, but we’ve basically already talked about all the shows. So, what happens next? The return of the Loog, awful shows and and Mechs — the perfect combination! This episode’s members: DoctorKev, TheMamaLuigi, Requiem, Reikaze, with Reikaze handling the editing duties.   The AniTAY Podcast is a bi-weekly podcast brought to you every other Wednesday. It is available on all your favorite podcast services! If you like us, be sure to subscribe on your favorite service and give us 5 stars! Your support is much appreciated and will help us grow and continue to provide this style of content. Itinerary Intro: 0:00:00–0:01:19 Housekeeping: 0:01:19–0:04:01 News 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim Game Comes to Switch on April 12 0:04:01–0:07:55 The Quintessential Quintuplets Inspire Life-Sized Acrylic Stands 0:07:55–0:10:08 The irregular at magic high school: Reminiscence Arc Anime Special’s Promo Video Reveals December 31 Airing 0:10:08–0:16:06 VTuber Kizuna Ai Goes on Indefinite Hiatus Next February 0:16:06–0:21:10 hololive’s Momosuzu Nene Makes Surprise Voice Appearance in The World’s Finest Assassin Anime — Except in Mainland China 0:21:10–0:24:08 Fushigi Yugi Manga Gets New 1-Shot in September 2022 0:24:08–0:27:04 Shaman King 0:30:37–0:32:17 Sequels: Vanitas, World End Harem, Golden Kamui 0:32:17–0:36:41 HIDIVE Adds Lupin III Anime Parts 1–5, The Woman Called Fujiko Mine Anime 0:36:41–0:42:20 Seasonal Shows  The Great Jahy Will Not Be Defeated! 0:42:20–0:47:15 The Faraway Paladin 0:47:15–0:51:44 Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation Part 2 0:51:44–1:01:49 86: Eighty Six Part 2 1:01:49–1:07:08 JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean 1:07:08–1:12:20 The Fruit of Evolution: Before I Knew It, My Life Had It Made 1:12:20–1:17:36 Topic of the Week: Favorite Mech? 1:17:36–1:40:05 Ending 1:40:05–1:41:41
December 15, 2021
AniTAY Podcast S6 E19: If You Were an Anime, Would You Rewatch Yourself?
If life was an anime? Would you watch one about yourself more than once. Our podcast considers this existential question and much more in this week’s podcast. This episode’s members: Hybridmink, TGRIP, Requiem and Doctorkev, with Thatsmapizza handling the editing duties. The AniTAY Podcast is a bi-weekly podcast brought to you every other Wednesday. It is available on all your favorite podcast services! If you like us, be sure to subscribe on your favorite service and give us 5 stars! Your support is much appreciated and will help us grow and continue to provide this style of content. Itinerary Intro: 0:00 - 1:01 TGRIP, Digimon Tamers Article: 1:02 - 2:35 AniTAY Early Impression Articles: 2:36 - 4:32 Seasonal Shows Vampire Cosmonaut: Irina: 4:33 - 8:27 Violet Evergarden (Movie): 8:28 - 10:36 Blue Period: 10:37 - 15:45 Heike Monogatari: 15:46 - 20:01 A.M.A.I.M Warrior at the Borderline: 20:02 - 24:05 Rumble Garanndoll: 24:06 - 26:51 Aquatope on White Sand: 26:52 - 31:45 Ranking of Kings: 31:46 - 37:39 Digimon Ghost Game: 37:40 - 40:01 Ganbare Douki-Chan: 40:02 - 41:59 Takt op.Destiny: 42:00 - 44:11 News Attack on Titan Merchandise: 44:12 - 46:05 New Fate Spin Off Anime: 46:06 - 49:59 Ali Band’s Drummer is Arrested: 50:00 - 51:05 Toei Animation Toxic Workplace: 51:06 - 55:29 Topic of the week: Would you rewatch an anime?: 55:30 - 1:34:50 Ending: 1:34:51 - End You can find TGRIP’s digimon article here: Missed the previous episode of the AniTAY Podcast? Check it out here:
December 01, 2021
AniTAY Podcast Episode 18: We Hope You Like Isekai
Tired of Isekai? Well.. if you’re an anime fan, there is no escape. The AniTAY Podcast is no exception — enjoy isekai talk!This episode’s members: Requiem, Gugsy, Raitzeno and Reikaze, with Reikaze handling the editing duties.The AniTAY Podcast is a bi-weekly podcast brought to you every other Wednesday. It is available on all your favorite podcast services! If you like us, be sure to subscribe on your favorite service and give us 5 stars! Your support is much appreciated and will help us grow and continue to provide this style of content. Itinerary Intro 0:00:00–0:01:17 Housekeeping 0:01:17–0:04:19 News  Sequels Announced 0:04:19–0:11:32 What Is Happening In the Anime Industry in 2020–2021? An Analysis of The Animation Industry Report 2021 0:11:32–0:14:32 Kadokawa Anime Producers Want Isekai To Take Over the World 0:14:32–0:24:35 Sega’s New Downsized Arcade Opens in Ikebukuro 0:24:35–0:29:12 Seasonal Shows  The World’s Finest Assassin Gets Reincarnated in Another World as an Aristocrat 0:29:12–0:33:09 Muv-Luv Alternative 0:33:09–0:43:45 The Faraway Paladin 0:43:45–0:52:39 Komi Can’t Communicate 0:52:39–1:00:41 86: Eighty Six Part 2 1:00:41–0:58:56 Mieruko-chan 0:58:56–1:13:28 Banished from the Heroes’ Party, I Decided to Live a Quiet Life in the Countryside 1:13:28–1:20:39 Topic of the Week: Favorite Western Animation/Cartoon 1:20:39–1:40:31 Ending 1:40:31–1:42:06
November 17, 2021
AniTAY Podcast S6 E17: Babies as a Measure of Time
We’re a few weeks into the fall season of anime and we’ve gotten a better sense of the hits and misses of the season. For this episode, we cover many of the new animes we didn’t cover in the previous podcast. This episode’s members: Requiem, DocKev, Hybridmink, and Thatsmapizza; Thatsmapizza is handling the editing this time as well.
November 05, 2021
AniTAY Podcast S6 E16: It's A Req-olution!
With a new season, comes change! For the AniTAY Podcast, this change comes in the form of a new host! Our good old friend Requiem hosts his first AniTAY Podcast while we talk about the new shows from the Fall 2020 Season. This episode’s members: Requiem, DocKev, Reikaze, and Thatsmapizza; Reikaze handling the editing duties.
October 20, 2021
AniTAY Podcast S6 E15: Death Dukes, Pirate Princesses, and Something Called "Star Wars"
The summer season of anime has finally come to an end, but before we move on to new content, let’s wrap things up the only way AniTAY knows how: with our final thoughts (hot takes) on all our favorite and least favorite series! This episode’s members: hybridmink, Requiem, DocKev, and new guest Viking! Thanks to thatsmapizza for their work editing this episode of the podcast!
October 06, 2021
AniTAY Podcast S6 E14.5: Fall 2021 Anime Season Preview
It's that time of the (upcoming) season again: the AniTAY season preview podcast! Join us as we go through the list of anime scheduled for the fall 2021 anime season. If you want to follow along, go to, make sure your browser is set to "English titles," and sort alphabetically. This season is looking like a busy one! As an aside, this will be the last episode that I (Protonstorm) host for the foreseeable future. I am stepping down as regular host to work on other personal projects, but I will still be involved in the backend organizing at some level. Thank you to everyone who has listened to my podcasts over the years! This episode's members: Protonstorm, Raitzeno, Thatsmapizza, Gugsy (first half), and Requiem (second half)
September 22, 2021
AniTAY Podcast S6 E14: We Discuss the Neon Genesis Evangelion Movie (3.0 + 1.0)
The new Neon Genesis Evangelion movie is out, and local expert DocKev (and those other guys) is here to give his final verdict. Also on the docket for today's episode: The Shirobako movie, The Duke of Death and His Maid, global anime sales, and... anime in Scotland?? What could that even mean? Only one way to find out! This episode's members: hybridmink, Requiem, DocKev, TGRIP
September 08, 2021
AniTAY Podcast S6 E13: Anime Monopoly
The cart is before the horse. The cows have pulled a prodigal son on us. Pigs have flown. I am speaking, of course, of Sony's recent purchase of Crunchyroll, which effectively cements their monopoly on anime streaming in the United States (to say nothing of our wayward Canadian brothers). But the anime community continues to soldier on, and we here at AniTAY limit our conversation about Funiroll Crunchymation to one segment of this episode to make plenty of room for seasonal discussion, so fear not, dear listeners.  This episode's members: Protonstorm, Raitzeno, Requiem, TheMamaLuigi
August 24, 2021
AniTAY Podcast S6 E12: The Doc Is In, and the Girlfriends Are Out
Summer is here, and so is the latest episode of the AniTAY Podcast! Today, we give some of our early thoughts on the new summer 2021 anime season, with just a pinch of salt and a dash of hot takes. This episode's members: hybridmink, Requiem, DocKev, Raitzeno
August 06, 2021
AniTAY Podcast S6 E11: The Detective Is Already Dead to Pizza
The summer 2021 anime season has gotten the ball rolling with tons of premieres. But which shows are worth watching, and which ones are definitely, definitely not? It's ultimately up to you, but before you decide for yourself, the AniTAY crew is here to provide our unsolicited advice. Later in the episode, we break down some of the latest news, including the swift rise and fall of "Anime Tube," MAPPA nonsense, and the latest in Ufotable's long-running tax fraud scandal.  This episode's members: Reikaze, Gugsy, Thatsmapizza, Requiem
July 15, 2021
AniTAY Podcast S6 E10.5: Summer 2021 Anime Season Preview
With another season of anime right on the horizon, your favorite authors and requiem are here to give our wild predictions. The catch? None of us have any idea what we are talking about (except for our source material-reader Raitzeno, of course). How many of our predictions will prove true? How many will prove idiotic? Only time can tell. This episode’s members: hybridmink, DoctorKev, Thatsmapizza, Raitzeno, Requiem Thanks to Thatsmapizza for their work editing this episode of the podcast!
June 29, 2021
AniTAY Podcast S6 E10: Man Gets Caught Smuggling Weed into Japan, and Other Tales from the Abyss
Just when you thought this was an anime podcast, we bring you breaking news from Japan: Hiroyuki Sawano’s next concert will be available online!! Also, something about marijuana? Can’t be too important. Let’s talk about Full Dive: This Ultimate Next-Gen Full Dive RPG Is Even Shittier than Real Life! instead. Whew, that title is a mouthful. This episode’s members: Protonstorm, Reikaze, Requiem, Gugsy Itinerary Intro 0:00:00–0:01:34 Bookkeeping 0:01:34–0:03:53 Shows We’ve Been Watching Full Dive 0:03:53–0:11:43 Vivy: Fluorite Eye’s Song 0:11:43–0:23:58 So I’m a Spider, So What? 0:23:58–0:35:27 Vinland Saga 0:35:27-0:43:26 News Dark Horse Video Game Division 0:43:26-0:55:33 Aniplex online concert 0:55:33-1:01:08 Otakon to be held in-person 1:01:08 -1:11:12 Marijuana arrest 1:11:12-1:19:36 Topic of the Week: Anime You’d Like to See Remade 1:19:36–1:34:45 Ending 1:34:45-1:36:19
June 17, 2021
AniTAY Podcast S6 E9: Zomboland Saga
Due to audio issues, we had to record this episode multiple times. Thankfully, hybridmink was able to replace me as host when I wasn't able to make it to the rerecording session. The result is a new and improved versi- Just kidding, of course. All versions of this episode are equally as bad as each other. But if you're looking for our thoughts on spring anime, ebay erotica, and the life of Berserk author Miura, then give this episode a listen. This episode's members: hybridmink, Requiem, DocKev, Kinksy
June 02, 2021
AniTAY Podcast S6 E8: Old Men Talk about Demon Slayer Mugen Train
Everyone wants to get a piece of that Demon Slayer pie, from Gigguk to Gugsy (equally famous anibloggers). But where are the old people? What do they think of the movie? Well wonder no more, my friends, because today we bring a tightly-woven episode of the oldest men hybridmink could dig out of the AniTAY author Discord. And fear not, anime hipsters, for this episode contains more than slayers of demons. Nier Replicant, Shadows House, and random old anime from your grandfather’s childhood all have their time to shine. This episode’s members: hybridmink, Requiem, DocKev
May 19, 2021
AniTAY Podcast S6 E7: It's MARTIN TIME (Full Dive)
On this week's episode of the AniTAY Podcast, we pivot from our wide-ranging seasonal impressions featured in our previous episode to hone in and talk about a few specific new shows at length. From the comedic insanity of Full Dive to the unending journey of To Your Eternity, we've got some spicy takes about some of the biggest hits and anti-hits of the season.  This episode's members: "The Professional" Protonstorm, "Riveting" Reikaze, "Gugsy" Gugsy, Req
May 05, 2021
AniTAY Podcast S6 E6: Weeb to the Future
Now that the spring season is in full swing, it’s time to for our rapid-fire first impressions! Today’s episode features our more m a t u r e cast members, so if you’ve ever wondered what it is like to hear four senior citizens yell about Japanese cartoons, wonder no more. This episode’s members: hybridmink, Requiem, DocKev, Kinksy
April 22, 2021
AniTAY Podcast S6 E5.5: Spring 2021 Anime Season Preview
We are right on the cusp of April, and you know what that means: a new season of anime! As is tradition, the AniTAY Podcast crew gathered together to take a gander at the latest and greatest of upcoming Japanese animation projects. What do we think will be good, what do we think will be bad, and how awkward will all these predictions become when they are inevitably proven wrong? Give this episode a listen to find out! This episode's members: Protonstorm, Raitzeno, DocKev, Kinksy, Requiem
March 31, 2021
AniTAY Podcast S6 E5: Dil Hates The Devil Is a Part-Timer!
Within the anime fandom, even the most abhorrent of shows have their supporters. Equally as important, for each and every show with fans there is an equally rabid group of haters. Today's episode is about the haters; haters of The Devil Is a Part-Timer (dil), haters of the new Netflic original anime High Rise Invasion (kinksy), and haters of Neon Genesis Evangelion (requiem). But why do they hate? I think part of it is that they see themselves reflected in those anime, and they can't bear the sight of it. If you want their reasoning, you'll have to listen to this episode! This episode's members: DilKokoro, Reikaze, Requiem, Kinksy
March 24, 2021
AniTAY Podcast S6 E4: Anime Weapons and Nanana's Buried Treasure
What are your favorite anime weapons? I want you to think about your answer to this before Requiem inevitably explains why his favorite is from Ice Age "90s" anime, whatever that means. Much more importantly, the crew also gives their thoughts on the latest and greatest anime of Winter 2021, from sequels like The Promised Neverland to newcomers like Wonder Egg Priority and more.  This episode's members: hybridmink, DocKev, DilKokoro, Requiem
March 10, 2021
AniTAY Podcast S6 E3: The Bottom-Tier Mushoku Tensei?
Looking for some really deep dives on a couple of the top anime hits of the season? Then this episode of the AniTAY Podcast is for you! This extra-long episode features in-depth discussion on Bottom-Tier Character Tomozaki-kun, Mushoku Tensei, and more. From pants-wearing titans to animator scholarships in Japan, we also cover the latest in Japanese pop culture news later in the episode. (As you may have noticed, both this episode and the last episode were a couple of days later than our usual posting. I’m hoping to return to our regular bi-weekly Wednesday date for the next episode.) This episode’s members: Protonstorm, Raitzeno, #1 Pecorine Player DilKokoro, Gugsy
February 26, 2021
AniTAY Podcast S6 E2: Attack on Anatomy
After a two-day delay (issues with audio editing, sue me) the AniTAY Podcast is back with another spicy rack of anime takes, as is essential to any good weeb cuisine. After all, no anime season can truly be counted as having started until Requiem alerts us to his terrible taste. On a related subject, you are all perhaps aware that a show called Cells at Work! CODE BLACK is airing, which means it is time for our doctor-in-residence DocKev to chime in with his opinion on the show. But I can assure you that whatever direction you think that conversation is going to go in, you are wrong. But how wrong? Only one way to find out!
February 12, 2021
AniTAY Podcast S6 E1: The 2020 Year in Review
The AniTAY Podcast is back for the New Year with a brand new season. And what better way to start off a new round of podcast episodes than taking a proper look back at the year that was? This episode, we step away from our regular format for our special yearly look at the official AniTAY top anime of 2020 list. For anyone looking to hear more about the reasoning (and disagreements) behind our official rankings, this is the episode for you! **Warning: the audio for this episode was damaged, sorry! We are working to find a new method for recording to avoid this problem in the future.** This episode’s members: Protonstorm, Kinksy, Requiem, and special guest TGRIP
January 27, 2021
AniTAY Podcast S5 E20.5: Winter 2021 Season Preview
It's that time of the (future) season again. Join AniTAY authors as we attempt to divine which shows will be the best and worst of the season. Will we be terribly wrong? If our past record is to be believed, the answer is "yes," but we will try our best anyway.  This episode's members: hybridmink, DocKev, Raitzeno, Thatsmapizza, Requiem
December 31, 2020
AniTAY Podcast S5 E20: The Day I Became a VTuber
It’s a tale as old as time. A boy is told from a young age that he can become whatever he wants when he grows up, but hidden behind those words is the truth that not all dreams come true. The AniTAY Podcast seeks to bring to fruition as many youthful dreams as we can, which is why we teamed up with the Make-A-Wish Foundation* to help young lad DilKokoro fulfill his dream of becoming a VTuber. Find out more about our mission in this week’s installment of the AniTAY Podcast. But more importantly, this episode of the AniTAY Podcast was an opportunity for us to do some deep dive discussions on some of the hot topic anime this season, including The Day I Became a God, The Irregular at Magic High School, and Higurashi: Gou. We also discuss some of our (least) favorite anime characters of all time toward the end of the episode. Please enjoy the final AniTAY Podcast episode of 2020! This episode’s members: Protonstorm, DilKokoro, Kinksy, TheMamaLuigi
December 16, 2020
AniTAY Podcast S5 E19: Why Do We Watch Anime? A Study
The AniTAY Podcast is back and it’s not about to take any prisoners. Not after the last time’s PR disaster. The Fall 2020 anime season is still chugging along, and it will surprise exactly no one to learn that both Kinksy and Requiem continue to watch terrible anime. These terrible shows take many forms. Some, like Wandering Witch, are debatable. Others, like By the Grace of God, were probably never going to be good in the first place. This may lead you to ask: how do these guys even choose which anime to start watching at the beginning of the season?? This question, along with many others, will be answered in this week’s episode. This episode’s members: hybridmink, Requiem, Kinksy, Thatsmapizza
December 02, 2020
AniTAY Podcast S5 E18: Waiting for IRL Waifus
The AniTAY Podcast is back for the first time since our transfer to Medium. This episode was actually recorded in the final days of our kinja blog, but we managed to avoid chatting too much about what at the time felt like our impending doom. Regular member DilKokoro stepped into the host chair to lead our intrepid anime explorers as we break down the latest in Fall 2020 season anime, upcoming sequel (prequel?) announcements, and even our favorite anime couples. Please give this episode a listen to show your support! Every view counts!! This episode’s members: DilKokoro, Requiem, DocKev, Stinolez, Reikaze
November 19, 2020
AniTAY Podcast S5 E17: AniTAY When They Cry
You asked, and we delivered: five hours (eight minutes) of Higurashi discussion, unfiltered, brought to you by the sick monsters at the AniTAY podcast. And that’s just the beginning of our chat about the blockbuster Fall 2020 anime season. Things move to a more general Japanese pop culture discussion in the second half of the episode. From DocKev’s deep-seated hatred for the Muv-Luv visual novel series to a biting critique of a poor man’s attempt to compile a top 25 rivals in anime list, the crew manages to cover bases I didn’t even know existed. This episode’s members: hybridmink, Dilkokoro, Requiem, DocKev
November 04, 2020
AniTAY Podcast S5 E16: Everyone Is Angry
The AniTAY Podcast is back for some of that Fall Madness action. Does Jujitsu Kaisen live up to the hype? Will Wandering Witch stay good? (Apparently not, it turns out.) Whose “anime that makes me angry” answer left everyone in shock? Find out all this and more on this week’s episode. This episode’s members: Protonstorm, Dilkokoro, Requiem, Thatsmapizza, Gugsy
October 22, 2020
AniTAY Podcast S5 E15.5: Fall 2020 Season Preview
It's that time of the (pre)season again: the seasonal preview podcast is live. Join the AniTAY podcast crew as we navigate the chaotic landscape of upcoming Fall 2020 anime, where little is sacred and absolutely nothing is completely off the table. Everything from Golden Kamuy Season 3 to the latest P.A. Works/Key collaboration is up for grabs, and we can't say with certainty that none of it will contain any objectionable content. This episode's members: hybridmink, Raitzeno, Kinksy, DocKev, Requiem
September 30, 2020
AniTAY Podcast S5 E15: My Japanese DMV Experience Is Wrong, As I Expected
This week on the AniTAY Podcast, we take some deep dives into anime both old and new that some of our members have been watching. Looking for some in-depth discussion about Re:Zero, Beastars, or even Pet Girl of Sakurasou (for some reason)? Then this is the episode for you! As a bonus, I’ll even throw in a story about my harrowing journey to obtaining my Japanese drivers license... This episode’s members: Protonstorm, DilKokoro, Kinksy, TheMamaLuigi
September 16, 2020
AniTAY Podcast S5 E14: Roll over Emilia, the White Witch Is Best Snow Waifu
You Won't Believe What hybridmink SAYS on This Podcast! Listen Further for 10 Reasons Why hybrid Is WRONG...and 5 Reasons He's Not! The 4th One Will ShOcK YoU! The AniTAY Podcast is no stranger to hot takes, and this episode is no exception, but I must admit that I truly believe that hybrid's opinions about Re:Zero will in fact shock you. Stay tuned this episode for ALL the gang's seasonal impressions, and even a few recommendations for clearing out ye olde backlog. The season's low number of new shows makes it the perfect opportunity to catch up on all the anime you've been putting off for years. This episode's members: hybridmink, DocKev, Requiem, and Thatsmapizza
September 02, 2020
AniTAY Podcast S5 E13: Bootleg Gundam Kits, Voltron, and Cosplaying Wives
This week on the AniTAY Podcast, regular podcast member Dilkokoro takes on the role of host just in time to address some serious controversies in the anime fandom. We also discuss the many sequel anime airing this season and end the episode with a trip to anime memorabilia nostalgia town.  This episode's members: Dilkokoro, DocKev, Requiem, Raitzeno
August 19, 2020
AniTAY Podcast S5 E12: Kinksy Is Terrible, Just an Awful Person Really
There may be fewer anime series than usual airing this season, but that hasn’t stopped AniTAY from plowing full steam ahead into the latest anime, manga, and general weeb news. New Netflix releases, newly-banned light novels, and new Irregular at Magic High School are just the beginning of this action-packed episode. And for those who stick until the end, what Kinksy says will shock you! This episode’s members: Protonstorm, Dilkokoro, Requiem, Kinksy
August 05, 2020
AniTAY Podcast S5 E11: Summer 2020 First Impressions
The AniTAY Podcast is ripe and ready for some new summer 2020 anime impressions. There aren’t quite as many shows this season as one might usually expect (thanks rona), but that just means that the AniTAY Podcast had the time to leave no stone unturned as we offer our unsolicited opinions on every show Crunchyroll and FUNimation managed to get their grubby hands on. Finally, for fans who stay tuned all the way through, we end the episode with some of our deepest and darkest anime regrets. This episode’s members: hybridmink, Requiem, Thatsmapizza, DocKev
July 22, 2020
AniTAY Podcast S5 E10: We All Have a Rachel
We return to our regular programming with the AniTAY Podcast to discuss anime old and new, from blockbuster hits such as The Severing Crime Edge to artistic series that really push the boundaries of the art form such as 8th Son. Our intrepid ‘casters also take the time to address the proverbial elephant in the nerd room that is Twitter by tackling the subject of spoiler culture on the internet. This episode’s members: hybridmink, Requiem, Dilkokoro, DocKev
July 02, 2020
AniTAY Podcast S5 E9.5: Summer 2020 Season Preview: Special Rutabaga Edition
It’s that time of the (upcoming) season again! Tune into the latest episode of the AniTAY Podcast to get all the hot takes on the coming-to-a-theater-near-you Summer 2020 anime season!! This episode’s members: Protonstorm, Raitzeno, Dilkokoro, Kinksy, Requiem
June 17, 2020
AniTAY Podcast S5 E9: Furry Moist Meat Sockets (Gleipnir)
Believe it or not, today is the one year anniversary of the re-vamping of the AniTAY Podcast to a regular cast and specific airing dates (among other things). And in honor of this achievement, this episode is about...I’m not going to repeat it. It’s in the title. Blame DocKev’s write-up in the most recent collab for this mess. I refuse to take responsibility. This episode’s members: hybridmink, Requiem, Gugsy, Kinksy
June 03, 2020
AniTAY Podcast S5 E8: It's Time to Talk about CGI Anime
The AniTAY crew is back to give our latest thoughts on the Spring 2020 anime season! We also (finally) discuss our least favorite CGI anime. Number 3 will shock you! There's always new stuff going down in the world of anime, from HBO's new partnership with Crunchyroll to another crazy explosion in sales for the Demon Slayer manga (seriously, like even more than last year). Stay tuned to the whole episode to get the scoop on the latest in anime news as well as the hottest in anime takes. I don't remember any particularly scorching ones this time, but this sort of thing is all in the eye of the beholder, so you'll just have to find out for yourself.  This episode's members: Protonstorm, Requiem, TheMamaLuigi, DocKev
May 20, 2020
AniTAY Podcast S5 E7: How Many Dads
The AniTAY Podcast has returned to ask a crucial question: how many dads? Also, we chat about some streaming service news, currently airing anime, and Gugsy professes his love for Golden Time in a shockingly revelatory moment. Does he actually do so? Or did I just make that up? Who in the chat properly shaves their neckbeards? Find out on this episode of the AniTAY Podcast.
May 06, 2020
AniTAY Podcast S5 E6: A Season of Wonders, and Also 8th Son
The spring 2020 anime season is upon us. Although man shows are getting delayed, quite a few have managed to wrap up production ahead of time and (as of writing) are still broadcasting on schedule. We here at AniTAY have gone to great lengths to watch all the anime we can. For the podcast. Because we care. Except for Gugsy, I think he’s just watching anime because he’s a nerd. Anyway, check out this episode to hear some of our first impressions of the new season.
April 22, 2020
AniTAY Podcast S5 E5.5: Spring 2020 Anime Season Preview
The AniTAY Podcast returns after an absence for AniTAY Comedy Week with a look at the upcoming Spring 2020 (April-June) anime season. From the good to the bad the the very very bad, no anime is safe from our soon-to-be-proved-wrong predictions. Note: In the interest of getting ahead of most season premieres, we have decided to post this episode a few days early instead of Wednesday. Episode 6 will return to our usual Wednesday schedule and is planned for April 22nd. This episode’s members: hybridmink, Raitzeno, Gugsy, Requiem, Thatsmapizza, Kinksy
April 05, 2020
AniTAY Podcast S5 E5 - Anime in the Time of Air Bud
The AniTAY Podcast has survived a lot of things: Raitzeno’s cooking, coronavirus, the fall of Gawker, and even the rise of the Animasocists. But in this decrepit age of corrupt politicians and ragged masses of Twitter users huddled in the internet cold, one is tempted to recall a brighter time, a time when the only airs our heroes put on were Jordans. I am talking, of course, about the famous anime series, Air Bud. We also talk about some anime this episode, like our anime recommendations for when you’re quarantined at home!
March 25, 2020
AniTAY Podcast S5 E4 - Anime in the Time of Coronavirus
The AniTAY Podcast today is graced by the presence of a long-lost ally, NomadicDec, and no time is wasted in grilling him on his current viewing/playing habits before devolving into a nightmare of terrible takes on currently airing anime with a slight pinch of coronavirus. Can we be destroyed by a virus if we are already destroying ourselves? I leave you with that question. This episode’s members: hybridmink, Kinksy, Requiem, NomadicDec Itinerary Intro: 0:00 - 1:44 Final Fantasy 10: 1:45 - 5:30 Hatoful Boyfriend: 5:31 - 13:01 Sorcerer Saber Orphen: 13:02 - 21:17 Gegege no Kitaro: 21:18 - 24:04 Dragon Ball Super and GT: 24:05 - 28:22 Somali and the Forest Spirit: 28:23 - 35:04 Smile Down the Runway: 35:05 - 36:09 Hanako-Kun: 36:10 - 40:46 In/Spectre: 40:47 - 45:27 If My Favorite Pop Idol Made It to the Budokan, I Would Die: 45:28 - 53:47 Railgun T: 53:48 - 55:18 Sonic the Hedgehog Movie: 55:19 - 1:00:35 Detective Pikachu: 1:00:36 - 1:07:00 Soul Lavant/Netflix: 1:07:01 - 1:13:32 Coronavirus: 1:14:19 - 1:19:42 Chainsawman: 1:19:43 - end Thanks to Thatsmapizza for their work editing this episode of the podcast!
March 04, 2020
AniTAY Podcast Season 05, Episode 3.5 - The Crunchyroll Anime Awards 2020
Every year, the folks at Crunchyroll give out their official anime awards for some of the best OSTs, characters, directors, and series in the industry. Unfortunately, with great visibility comes great criticism. Much like last year, the AniTAY crew got together to watch the awards ceremony via live stream and offer our live impressions/commentary. Come and join us in listening to “The Voice of the People” Tim absolutely destroy it on stage at the 2020 Anime Awards. Thanks to Thatsmapizza for their work editing this episode of the podcast!
March 01, 2020
AniTAY Podcast Season 05, Episode 03 - Darwin, Coronavirus, and Gacha Game Fans?!
What do Darwin(’s game), coronavirus, and gacha games all have in common? They’re all featured on the latest episode of the AniTAY Podcast! Join us as we bask in the winter 2020 anime season before plunging into the depths of terrible internet fandoms. This episode’s members: Protonstorm, Requiem, Thatsmapizza, Reikaze, Gugsy Itinerary Intro: 0:00 - 1:48 If My Favorite Pop Idol made it to the Budokan, I would Die: 1:49 - 8:57 In/Spectre: 8:58 - 15:52 ID:Invaded: 15:53 - 21:24 Seton Academy: 21:25 - 27:49 Darwin’s Game: 27:50 - 43:32 AI3 Production Issues: 43:33 - 45:47 Interspecies Reviewers: 45:48 - 51:45 Tower of God: 51:46 - 55:22 Coronavirus: 55:23 - 1:00:11 Recent Pokemon Fans: 1:00:12 - 1:03:44 Boston Sports Fans: 1:03:45 - 1:06:08 Beyonce Fans: 1:06:09 - 1:07:29 Gatcha Game Fans: 1:07:30 - 1:11:09 Rick and Morty Fans: 1:11:10 - end Thanks to Thatsmapizza for their work editing this episode of the podcast!
February 19, 2020
AniTAY Podcast Season 05, Episode 2.5 - Babylon Spoilercast
Coming at you live from AniTAY, it’s a bonus episode of the AniTAY Podcast! It perhaps goes without saying that Babylon made its viewers feel...something when it aired this fall. Months later, many of the AniTAY authors still haven’t recovered. And so today, I offer you the opportunity to join our local circus clowns in a spoiler-filled podcast where they discuss all things Babylon. Thanks to Reikaze for their work editing this episode of the podcast!
February 17, 2020
AniTAY Podcast Season 05, Episode 02 - Onee-sama
Just when you thought you had managed to leave all the negativity behind in the previous decade, the AniTAY podcast crawls out of the ruins of 2019 just in time for some winter 2020 anime impressions. Tune in this episode to hear about all things (not) anime, from the Oscars so some of what I will call familial hang ups on the part of our podcast members. What does that mean? Only one way to find out. Itinerary Intro: 0:00 - 3:07 Radiant S2: 3:08 - 5:30 Baccano: 5:31 - 7:57 Carol & Tuesday: 7:58 - 12:06 Psycho Pass S3: 12:07 - 12:40 Chihiyafuru S3: 12:41 - 14:10 Babylon: 13:11 - 18:30 Demon Slayers: 18:31 - 21:46 Oscars: 21:47 - 24:30 Made in Abyss: 24:31 - 27:13 Aoi Yuki: 27:14 - 31:21 Bofuri: 31:22 - 34:13 Astroid in Love: 34:14 - 37:14 Plunderer: 37:15 - 40:01 Infinite Dendrogram: 40:02 - 43:41 Somali and The Forest Spirit: 43:42 - 50:35 22/7: 50:36 - 55:04 ID: Invaded: 55:05 - 56:23 In/Spectre: 56:24 - 1:00:30 Sorcerer Stabber Orphen: 1:00:31 - 1:06:17 Science Fell in Love: 1:06:18 - 1:08:31 Oda Cinnamon Nobunaga, A Destructive God Sits Next to Me, Seton Academy & Room Camp: 1:08:32 - 1:12:00 Keep your Hands Off Eizouken: 1:12:01 - 1:16:42 A Certain Scientific Railgun T: 1:16:43 - 1:24:00 Magia Record: 1:24:01 - 1:26:52 Dorohedoro: 1:26:53 - 1:29:52 Outro: 1:26:53 - End Thanks to Thatsmapizza for their work editing this episode of the podcast!
February 05, 2020
AniTAY Podcast Season 05, Episode 01 - AniTAY's Top Anime of 2019
At long last, the hot take of the year that you all have been waiting for: AniTAY’s top anime of 2019! In this episode of the AniTAY Podcast, we go through the official AniTAY list as shown in our three part article series. Author TGRIP collected the top 10 anime from each AniTAY author, assigned points based on rank (i.e. #1 receives 10 points, #2 receives 9, etc), tallied the total score for each show, and created our official top anime list from the results. Since this episode was recorded before the final list was released, you can listen along to our genuine first impressions as we discuss the top 10. This episode’s members: Protonstorm, TGRIP, Kinksy, TheMamaLuigi, Requiem P.S. We have a new official theme song for the AniTAY podcast that premiered this episode (for the full version, check out the end of the episode). Give it a listen and let us know what you think! Thanks to Reikaze for their work editing this episode of the podcast!
January 22, 2020
AniTAY Podcast Season 05, Episode 0.5 - The Calm Before the Storm, A.K.A. Winter 2020 Anime Season Preview
The AniTAY Podcast rings in the new year with a preview for the winter 2020 anime season. Listen in as AniTAY authors gasp in horror at the terrors that await them in the new year. Will Raitzeno assume incorrectly that the next anime hit will actually be terrible (Konosuba)? Or will he be right on the money (most other times)? As you can see from the naming scheme for the title, the new decade brings with it a new season of the AniTAY podcast. Look forward to future developments for the podcast as the year progresses! Thanks to Reikaze for their work editing this episode of the podcast!
January 08, 2020
AniTAY Podcast Season 04, Book Club Episode 01
Hello everyone for a special book club edition of the AniTAY podcast! In this episode, TheMamaLuigi, Edmundton, Viking and I discuss the first volume of Sexiled: My Sexist Party Leader Kicked Me Out, So I Teamed Up With a Mythical Sorceress. We discuss the various themes, characters, the influences of the novel, and our general feelings about the novel in the podcast. I hope you enjoy the podcast and if you have any comments or suggestions for us books/light novels to read, please leave a comment on the article. This Episode’s Podcast Members are: Thatsmapizza, TheMamaLuigi, Edmundton, Viking Book read J-Novel Club via E-Book. The E-book can be purchased via various distributors now. The physical version of the book will be available on June 2, 2020.
January 05, 2020
AniTAY Podcast Season 04, Episode 13 - The Top 10 Waifus and Husbandos of 2019
The AniTAY podcast has returned for one final episode before the new year. It’s been a year of fantastic AniTAY highs and horrifying AniTAY lows on the podcast, but we aren’t done just yet! Today’s episode is chock full of terrible takes on the best looking anime people this year. We also talk some more about fall 2019 anime and kinksy is (regrettably) given time to share his least favorite anime of 2019. *This episode brought to you by Ertegun. This episode’s members: hybridmink, Requiem, Kinksy and Dilkokoro Itinerary Intro: 00:00 - 3:20 After School Dice Club: 3:21 - 6:51 High Score Girl S2: 6:52 - 11:37 Oresuki: 11:38 - 14:09 Ascendance of a Bookworm: 14:10 - 17:08 Inuyashiki: 17:09 - 22:43 Blade of the Immortal: 22:43 - 30:35 Gainax President Arrested: 30:36 - 33:22 Quintessential Quintuplets manga ending: 33:23 - 36:26 Top 100 Anime Titles of 2019 (as voted by Japan): 36:27 - 45:16 Playstation Commercial Scandal: 45:17 - 48:05 Top 5 Worst Anime of 2019: 48:06 - 53:11 Best Male Characters of 2019: 53:12 - 1:14:42 Best Female Characters of 2019: 1:14:43 - End Thanks to Thatsmapizza for their work editing this episode of the podcast!
December 18, 2019
AniTAY Podcast Season 04, Episode 12 - Let's Talk Pokemon Sword and Shield (and Anime)
I know everyone has been wondering: when will AniTAY address the great Pokemon schism of 2019? How can I decide whether or not to buy the games until I know what Gugsy thinks (to choose the opposite)? Look no further, because today we chat about all things Pokemon, fall 2019 anime, and even talk about our favorite anime offerings from 2019. This episode’s members: Protonstorm, Gugsy, Dilkokoro, Thatsmapizza Itinerary Intro: 00:00 - 0:52 AniTAY Articles and Pokemon Discussion Pokemon Sword and Shield: 0:53 - 12:31 Radiant: 12:32 - 16:16 Konosuba Movie: 16:17 - 17:34 Anime Seasons Rating Statistics: 17:35 - 21:47 Amazon Prime Video: 21:48 - 32:22 Currently Airing Anime Babylon: 32:23 - 43:19 Kemono Miichi: 43:20 - 51:15 Psycho-Pass 3: 51:16 - 1:02:23 Cautious Hero: 1:02:24 - 1:17:12 (Brief) News Shounen Jump Editor’s Gaffe: 1:17:13 - 1:27:32 Shifts in Anime Trends: 1:27:33 - 1:32:41 Question of the Week Vinland Saga: 1:32:42 - 1:37:38 Mob Psycho 100: 1:37:39 - 1:42:02 O Maidens in Your Savage Season: 1:42:03 - 1:45:45 The Promised Neverland: 1:45:46 - 1:53:58 Outro: 1:53:59 - End Thanks to Thatsmapizza for their work editing this episode of the podcast!
December 04, 2019
AniTAY Podcast Season 04, Episode 11 - The First Cut Is the Deepest
Have you ever seen the first episode of a new anime that wowed you so much that you ended up binging the whole thing? Well we have, some of us quite a few times. Join us as we talk about our favorite first anime episodes and also chat about current anime such as isekai, My Hero Academia, and My Hero Academia isekai (and other things). *hybrid’s audio got slightly desynced later in the episode. We have changed our recording methods to improve audio quality, but there are still some bumps in the road. We apologize for that and Requiem’s terrible favorite first episode selections. This episode’s members: hybridmink, Requiem, Kinksy, Raitzeno Chapters Intro: 00:00 - 1:00 AniTAY News: 1:01 - 3:48 No Guns Life: 3:49 - 6:05 Babylon (Not the fate kind): 6:06 - 8:15 Ascendance of a Bookworm: 8:16 - 10:53 Null & Peta: 10:54 - 13:49 Yu Yu Hakuso: 13:50 - 15:51 Chihyafuru: 15:52 - 17:26 Blade of the Immortal: 17:27 - 21:23 Sword Art Online: 21:24 - 23:41 We Never Learn: 23:42 - 28:34 Didn’t I Say to Make My Abilities Average Isekai: 28:35 - 31:52 Kemonomichi: 31:53 - 33:20 AniNews- Demon Slayer, anime cruise, Revue Starlight, Black Clover, Shinkai criticism: 33:21 - 43:47 Gai Rei Zero: 43:48 - 46:57 Amagi Brilliant Park: 46:58 - 48:47 Asura Cryin: 48:48 - 50:38 Little Witch Academia: 50:39 - 52:40 Shin Sekai Yori: 52:41 - 55:18 Majikoi oh Samurai Girls: 55:19 - 57:54 School Live: 57:55 - 59:39 Arpeggio of Blue Steel: 59:40 - 1:02:36 Denocoil: 1:02:37 - 1:03:38 Big-O/Star Driver: 1:03:39 - 1:06:50 The Devil is a Part Timer: 1:06:51 - 1:10:13 Girls Last Tour: 1:10:14 - end Thanks to Thatsmapizza for their work editing this episode of the podcast!
November 20, 2019
AniTAY Podcast Season 04, Episode 10 - No One Can Agree on Stars Align
Fall 2019 is in full swing and so are the hot takes about all the spicy products on the seasonal menu. After all, why kill each other over Popeye’s chicken sandwiches when we can just kill each other over some tennis anime? Join the AniTAY crew as we discuss Japanese emperors, Stars Align, and our favorite opening themes of 2019, all in one episode! *Apologies for slight cut outs in the audio this episode. Everyone’s internet was a bit sketchy when we recorded. This episode’s members: Protonstorm, Gugsy, Reikaze, Requiem Chapters Intro: 00:00 - 0:45 Hater’s Guide to MHA: 0:46 - 3:00 A Silent Voice: 3:01 - 4:14 Little Town Hero: 4:15 - 7:17 Maquia When the Promised Flower Blooms: 7:18 - 10:14 Pokemon Sword and Shield: 10:15 - 16:00 Stars Align News: 16:01 - 22:26 Japanese Imperial Enthronement: 22:27 - 27:27 Kabukicho Sherlock: 27:28 - 31:13 Stars Align: 31:14 - 46:49 Assassin’s Pride: 46:50 - 52:25 Cautious Hero: 52:26 - 58:58 Are You the Only One Who Loves Me: 58:59 - 1:05:10 Favorite Anime Openings (Gugsy): 1:05:11 - 1:12:16 Favorite Anime Openings (Requiem): 1:12:17 - 1:19:04 Favorite Anime Openings (Reikaze): 1:19:05 - 1:24:25 Favorite Anime Openings (Proton): 1:24:26 - End Thanks to Reikaze and Thatsmapizza for their work editing this episode of the podcast!
November 06, 2019
AniTAY Podcast Season 04, Episode 09 - Gugsy Is Wrong about My Hero Academia Again
Not content to let you enjoy the new fall anime season in peace, the AniTAY podcast has returned to offer you our thoughts on all the anime premieres from the past couple of weeks. Oh wait, did you actually like My Hero Academia? Sorry but according to the king of never letting it go, Gugsy, it actually turns out that you are wrong (although Dil disagrees). If you want to send him your hate mail, I’d recommend listening to the whole episode so that you can really thoroughly eviscerate him when you complain. This episode’s members: hybridmink, Gugsy, Requiem, DilKokoro, Edmundton Chapters Intro: 00:00 - 1:09 Mob Psycho 100 II AniTAY Review: 1:10 - 2:40 News Japan Sinks Masaaki Yuasa Film Announcement: 2:41 - 6:09 Drop Kick My Devil S2: 6:10 - 7:23 Yu Gi Oh Jewelry: 7:24 - 8:55 Fire Force Sales: 8:56 - 11:49 City Hunter Live Action French Adaptation: 11:50 - 13:51 Recent Anime Thoughts Promare: 13:52 - 15:26 Bunny Girl Senpai (Movie): 15:27 - 20:38 Seven Deadly Sins: 20:38 - 24:18 Blood Blockade Battlefront: 24:19 - 27:55 My Hero Academia: 27:56 - 32:04 Are you the Only One Who Likes Me: 32:05 - 38:15 Cautious Hero: 38:16 - 42:44 Food Wars: 42:45 - 49:42 Kono oto Tomare: 49:43 - 50:51 Fate Grand/Order: 50:52 - 53:11 Carol and Tuesday: 53:12 - 56:56 Bokurano: 56:57 - 1:01:57 Welcome to Demon School Iruma-Kun: 1:01:58 - 1:05:39 The Stars Align: 1:05:40 - 1:09:01 Beastars: 1:09:02 - 1:11:07 Fairy Gone: 1:11:08 - 1:13:09 No Guns Life: 1:13:10 - 1:15:24 Ascendance of a Bookworm: 1:15:25 - 1:18:20 Blade of the Immortal: 1:18:21 - 1:18:20 Babylon: 1:18:21 - 1:25:27 Outro: 1:25:28 - End Thanks to Thatsmapizza for his help editing this episode of the podcast!
October 23, 2019
AniTAY Podcast Season 04, Episode 08 - Sequels Sequels Are No Fun Unless They're Shared with Everyone
The summer 2019 anime season has come to a close, and what better way to send it off than to sing odes to the highest highs and lowest lows that the season has to offer? Join the AniTAY crew as we discuss the end of this season, take a look at some new and upcoming theatrical releases, and realize just how many sequels are coming out this fall despite the fact that some of our favorites are probably forever doomed to be sequel-less. This episode’s members: Protonstorm, Gugsy, TheMamaLuigi, DilKokoro Itinerary Intro: 00:00 - 00:40 I Love You Colonel Sanders (VN): 00:41 - 5:18 AniTAY Articles Sequel Guide Fall 2019: 5:19 - 9:11 Promare: 9:12 - 12:46 Naruto: 12:46 - 14:04 DocKev’s Monogatari Article Series: 14:05 - 16:37 News Demon Slayer/Anime Sequel Films: 16:37 - 20:13 Danmachi: 20:13 - 26:01 Promised Neverland: 26:02 - 30:02 Japan Times Article: 30:03 - 39:35 End of Season Anime Thoughts Carol and Tuesday: 39:36 - 55:51 Demon Girl Next Door: 55:52 - 1:00:21 MomSekai: 1:00:22 - 1:04:02 O Maidens in Your Savage Season: 1:04:03 - 1:10:58 Question of the Week: Anime That Should Get a Sequel Kuroko no Basket: 1:10:59 - 1:16:44 Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash: 1:16:45 - 1:24:13 Made in Abyss: 1:24:14 - 1:31:08 Tanaka-kun: 1:31:09 - End Thanks to Thatsmapizza for his help editing this episode of the podcast!
October 09, 2019
AniTAY Podcast Season 04, Episode 07 - This One's a Classic
This week’s episode is already a classic in more than one way. Want some of that piping hot Colonel Sanders news? We’ve got you covered. Want some chit-chat about the latest in anime nonsense? Done and done. And last but not least, we take a look at some of our favorite classic anime. What does everyone like? What excellent classic anime has Kinksy not yet managed to see despite finding the time to watch Conception last year? Find out on the latest episode of the AniTAY Podcast. This episode’s members: hybridmink, Requiem, Gugsy, Kinksy Itinerary Intro: 0:00 - 0:23 AniTAY Posts Dexomega’s Kingdom Post: 0:23 - 1:43 Dec’s Spy X Family Post: 1:43 - 2:29 Dororo review: 2:29 - 4:24 News Tanya the Evil Movie Comes to Crunchyroll: 4:24-6:36 Weathering with You: 6:36 - 8:00 Madoka Anime: 8:00 - 10:56 KFC Visual Novel: 10:56 - 14:25 Let’s actually talk about anime here Astra: 14:25 - 17:32 Cannon Busters: 17:32 - 21:03 Arufureta: 21:03 -25:26 Carole & Tuesday: 25:26 - 29:13 Fire Force: 29:13-32:58 Dr. Stone: 32:58-34:36 Lord El Melloi: 34-36 - 38:12 Blade of the Immortal: 38:12 - 41:32 Classic Anime Dragon Ball Z: 41:32-47:02 Perfect Blue: 47:02-49:07 Yu Yu Hakusho: 49:07-52:25 Clannad: 52:25-53:59 Nichijou: 53:59-57:13 City Hunter/etc: 57:13 -1:06:31 Conclusion: 1:06:31 - 1:07:14 Thanks to Reikaze for his help editing this episode of the podcast!
September 25, 2019
AniTAY Podcast Season 04, Episode 6.5 - Fall 2019 Season Preview
Rumor has it that a new anime season is on its way, and who better to report at the scene of the crime than AniTAY? Join our intrepid reporters as we plunge into the depths of the dark underbelly that is the isekai genre and provide our impressions of the upcoming anime season. We are joined this episode by our long-lost correspondent Dex who, riding his trusty GugRug, somehow managed to surf his way out of the isekai quagmire to make it onto this episode. Will we too make it out alive? What does GugRug even mean? These questions and more will be answered in this week’s exciting episode. This episode’s members: Protonstorm, Kinksy, Raitzeno, Gugsy, Dexomega, Thatsmapizza, Requiem Full Itinerary at
September 18, 2019
AniTAY Podcast Season 04, Episode 06 - Kinksy Is a Liar and a Thief
The AniTAY Podcast prides ourselves in being your third or fourth choice for anime news and commentary. But little did we know, there was a traitor amongst us all along. He’s a man so despicable that even the filthy pirates at Manga Rock revile him. I am talking, of course, of AniTAY author and frequent stowaway on the podcast, Kinksy. To find out more, you’ll have to give this week’s episode a listen. We also talk about some new anime like Weathering with You and sprinkle in some geopolitical news for some reason. Note: This episode was recorded like a day before Manga Rock announced they were shutting down (good riddance). Coincidence? I think not. This episode’s members: Protonstorm, Kinksy, Requiem, DilKokoro Itinerary Intro: 0:00 - 1:20 News Manga Rock/Piracy: 1:20 - 14:15 Shaq Animation: 14:15 - 19:14 Uzumaki OVA: 19:14-23:42 Korea & Japan Geopolitics: 23:42 - 30:43 AniTAY Collab: 30:43 - 36:50 What We’ve Been Watching Lately That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime: 36:50-41:20 Demon Girl Next Door: 41:20- 46:36 Weathering with You: 46:36 - 56:16 YU-NO: 56:16 - 1:00:22 Upcoming Hype Shows My Hero Academia S4: 1:00:22-1:04:17 Psycho-Pass 3: 1:04:17 - 1:12:19 High Score Girls S2: 1:12:19 - 1:14:55 Radiant S2: 1:14:55 - 1:18:20 Conclusion: 1:18:20 - 1:19:14 Thanks to Reikaze for his help editing this episode of the podcast!
September 11, 2019
AniTAY Podcast Season 04, Episode 05 - Aggressively Mediocre Podcast
This week’s AniTAY podcast starts off on a slightly different note with some video game discussion before quickly devolving into the aggressive mediocrity that is most anime (according to gugsy). But are there some diamonds in the rough, and is one of them Granbelm? Only one way to find out! This episode’s members: hybridmink, Gugsy, Requiem, Dilkokoro Itinerary Intro: 0:00 - 0:35 Tales of Berseria: 0:36 - 6:52 Fire Emblem Three Houses: 6:53 - 12:56 Kentaro Miura: 12:57 - 17:40 We Never Learn: 17:41 - 19:24 Vinland Saga: 19:25 - 23:19 Canon Busters: 23:20 - 29:07 Danmachi Season 2: 29:08 - 32:53 Rascal Doesn’t Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai: 32:54 - 38:49 City Hunter: 38:50 - 39:49 O Maidens in your Savage Season: 39:50 - 44:50 To the Abandoned Sacred Beasts: 44:51 - 48:43 Dr. Stone: 48:44 - 56:23 Dropped Shows: 56:24 - 1:01:46 Granbelm: 1:01:47 - 1:03:23 Yu-No: 1:03:24 - 1:08:49 Outro: 1:08:50 - End Thanks to Thatsmapizza for his help editing this episode of the podcast!
August 28, 2019
AniTAY Podcast Season 04, Episode 04 - Terrible Tastes
After the devastating loss of the previous episode, the AniTAY Podcast has managed to return despite longtime fans’ hopes that we would just end it and finally remove Requiem’s platform for offering his terrible anime selections to the unsuspecting masses. This episode, we warm up with some bad takes from Japanese anime fans (via Crunchyroll) and move on to some truly terrible takes from the AniTAY authors themselves. When will the madness end? This episode’s members: hybridmink, Kinksy, Requiem, Dilkokoro Itinerary Intro: 0:00 - 1:37 News (IGN Article on Demon Slayer): 1:38 - 5:03 News (Crunchyroll popularity poll): 5:04 - 20:35 Jojo’s Bizzare Adventure: 20:36 - 27:23 Vinland Saga: 27:24 - 31:25 Astra Lost in Space: 31:26 - 35:54 Fruits Basket: 35:55 - 40:30 Carol and Tuesday: 40:31 - 45:20 Kotura-san: 45:36 - 48:53 Code Geass: 49:15 - 53:01 Angel Beats: 53:02 - 54:12 Denocoil: 54:13 - 58:29 Kinksy’s Rapid Fire Anime Recommendations: 58:43 - 1:02:45 Land of the Lustrous: 1:03:32 - 1:05:04 Ghost in the Shell: 1:05:10 - 1:09:05 Tokyo Ghoul: 1:09:19 - 1:13:17 Neon Genesis Evangelion: 1:13:18 - 1:20:22 (RIP Requiem) Outro: 1:20:23 - End Thanks to Thatsmapizza for his help editing this episode of the podcast!
August 16, 2019
AniTAY Podcast Season 04, Episode 03 - Podcast Cheat Magicians
This episode is an extra-long one! With the spring season coming to an end and the summer already beginning, we decided to try concluding this past season and give our first impressions of the new one. I apologize in advance for my colleagues’ shit taste (and Gugsy’s audio mishaps). This episode’s members: hybridmink, Gugsy, Requiem, TheMamaLuigi Note: This episode was originally intended for posting earlier this week, but we decided to delay the release out of respect for the victims of the horrible fire at Kyoto Animation’s Studio 1. Please be aware that the contents of this episode were recorded several days before the incident. Itinerary Intro: 00:00 - 00:54 Demon Slayer: 00:55 - 6:00 Aggretsuko S2: 06:00 - 9:06 Aoi-chan: 9:07 - 12:06 Sarazanmai: 12:07 - 17:16 Senryu Girl: 17:17 - 18:20 Kono Oto Tomare: 18:21 - 19:50 Mix: 19:51 - 22:14 Fruits Basket: 22:15 - 24:29 Carol & Tuesday: 24:30 - 26:43 Attack on Titan: 26:44 - 29:04 Some Brief Anime News: 29:05 - 38:15 Dr. Stone: 38:30 - 41:20 Fire Force: 41:21 - 44:15 Danmachi: 44:17 - 47:17 Vinland Saga: 47:20 - 49:43 Cop Craft: 49:44 - 52:02 To the Abandoned Sacred Beasts: 52:03 - 53:01 Are you Lost: 53:02 - 55:31 Maou-Sama Retry: 55:32 - 56:49 If It’s for My Daughter: 56:50 - 58:04 Astra Lost in Space: 58:05 - 1:01:15 O Maidens in Your Savage Season: 1:01:06 - 1:04:26 Grandblem: 1:04:27 - 1:05:44 The Ones Within: 1:05:45 - 1:07:12 Arifureta: 1:07:13 - 1:08:12 Isekai Cheat Magician: 1:08:13 - 1:09:24 Wasteful Days: 1:09:25 - 1:10:40 Fate/Waver: 1:10:41 - 1:12:41 AniTAY question of the Week: 1:12:42 - end Thanks to Thatsmapizza for his help editing this episode of the podcast!
July 19, 2019
AniTAY Podcast Season 04, Episode 2.5 - Summer 2019 Preview
The AniTAY Podcast season preview returns! Join us as we take a few (sometimes educated) guesses at the good, bad and ugly of the upcoming summer 2019 anime season! This episode doesn’t follow our new format, so we decided to label it episode 2.5 stay tuned in the upcoming weeks for a return to our regular programming. This episode’s members: Protonstorm, Kinksy, Reikaze, Edmundton, Raitzeno Itinerary Intro: 0:00 - 0:56 A Certain Scientific Accelerator: 0:56 - 5:00 Arifureta: 5:00 - 9:15 Astra Lost in Space: 9:15 - 12: 18 BEM: 12:18 - 15:44 Cop Craft: 15:44 - 18:40 Do You Love Your Mom and Her Two-Hit Multi-Target Attacks?: 18:40 - 21:00 Dr: Stone: 21:00 - 24:11 Ensemble Stars: 24:11 - 24:56 Fire Force: 24:56 - 27:21 Given: 27:21 -28:57 Granbelm: 28:57 - 31:50 Hensuki: Are you willing to fall in love with a pervert, as long as she’s a cutie?: 31:50 - 34:51 How Heavy are the dumbbells you lift?: 34:51-37:54 Is it Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? II: 37-54 - 40:05 Isekai Cheat Magician: 40:05 - 42:30 Takagi San 2: 42:30 - 43:49 Kochoki: Wakaki Nobunga: 43:49 - 45:23 Lord El-Melloi II-sei no Jikenbo: “Rail Zeppelin” Grace note:45:23 - 47:41 Machikado Mazoku: 47:41 - 49:09 Maou-sama Retry!: 49:09 - 50:30 O Maidens in Your Savage Season: 50:30 - 52:23 Symphogear XV: 52:23 - 54:26 The Ones Within: 54:26-56:11 To the Abandoned Sacred Beasts: 56:11—58:00 Try Knights: 58:00 - 1:00:15 If It’s for My Daughter, I’d Even Defeat a Demon Lord: 1:00:15 - 1:02:33 Vinland Saga: 1:02:33-1:04:51 Waresho! Warera! Shodobutsu Aigo Iinkai: SkippedWasteful Days of High School Girls: 1:04:51 - 1:06:41 Shorts/Left Over: 1:06:41-1:09:10 Movies: 1:09:10 - 1:14:48 Conclusion: 1:14:48 - End A special thanks to Rockmandash12/Reikaze for his help editing this episode of the podcast!
July 03, 2019
AniTAY Podcast Season 04, Episode 02 - We Never Learn, Literally
In this week’s episode of the AniTAY Podcast, new host hybridmink leads a discussion on the latest video game announcements from E3, Gugsy hawks his latest baseball anime wares, and the cast shares their hype shows for the upcoming summer 2019 anime season. This episode’s members: hybridmink, Protonstorm, Gugsy, and Raitzeno Itinerary Question of Last Week Review Funny Anime Convention Stories: 0:20 - 4:55 Anime/Japanese Pop Culture News Nisiosin Translation 2nd Most in English: 4:55 - 9:55 Visual Novels: 9:55 - 12:44 E3: 12:44 - 20:03 Anime Discussion Kimetsu no Yaiba/Demon Slayer: 20:03 - 26:17 Ao Chan Can’t Study: 26:17 -29:33 Meddlesome Kitsune Senko-san: 29:33 -33:43 We Never Learn: 33:43 - 37:50 Mix: 37:50 -45:44 Question of the Week Some Anime Looking Forward to Next Season: 45:44 - 53:08 Conclusion: 53:08 - 54:09 A special thanks to Rockmandash12/Reikaze for his help editing this episode of the podcast!
June 19, 2019
AniTAY Podcast Season 04, Episode 01 - Podcast of the Re;surrection
The AniTAY Podcast is back, this time with the premiere of the fourth season of the podcast and a new format. Join myself, hybridmink, TheMamaLuigi, and Requiem as we talk about the latest in anime and pop culture news from Japan. This episode, we discuss the successes/failures of One Punch Man’s sequel anime and the much more aggressive failures of some other shows this season before switching gears to discuss streaming rights, foreign tourism in Japan, and the extremely exciting new trailer for Makoto Shinkai’s new movie, Weathering with You. Itinerary Anime Discussion One Punch Man 2: 0:58 - 6:50 Code Geass (Spoilers): 6:51 - 14:38 RobiHachi: 14:38 - 18:01 Fairy Gone: 18:01 - 21:46 Nobunaga-sensei no Osanazuma (god help us all): 21:46 - 25:30 NEW SECTION - AniTAY Broadcasting Channel NEWS Attack on Titan Delay?!?: 25:30 - 30:06 Tourists are Causing Headaches in Japan: 30:06 - 40:50 Weathering With You: 40:50 - 51:20 NEW SECTION - Question of the Podcast Funny Anime Convention Stories: 51:20 - 1:02:24 Conclusion: 1:02:24 - 1:03:22 A special thanks to Rockmandash12/Reikaze and Stinolez for their help editing this episode of the podcast!
June 05, 2019
AniTAY Podcast Season 03, Episode 11 - Spring 2019 First Impressions
The Spring 2019 season is in full swing, and we here at AniTAY are hard at work on our seasonal anime recommendation collaboration. But for those of you who just can’t wait any longer, this is the podcast episode for you! Today’s spring first impressions episode is brought to you by yours truly along with bold commentators hybridmink, Rockmandash12, Requiem and new-to-the-podcast Edmundton. What did we think, and how bad is their taste?
April 26, 2019
AniTAY Podcast Season 03, Episode 10 - Spring 2019 Preview
The snow is melting, flowers blooming...spring is in the air. And we all know what that means: more anime. Join the AniTAY crew as we investigate this forecasted April shower of anime. This spring, Japan has trimmed some of the fat and there are fewer shows than previous years. This helped us continue our streak of hour and a half long preview episodes, a feat seemingly impossible as recently as two years ago. And when I say us, I mean myself and the lovely lads Raitzeno, Requiem, TheMamaLuigi, and newcomer XMetalWolf.
March 12, 2019
AniTAY After-Hours Season 03, Episode 01 - The 2019 Crunchyroll Anime Awards
You may have seen/heard that the Crunchyroll Anime Awards aired last month. Quite a few of us over here on AniTAY tuned in together to listen. This is the resulting audio. This is not an official episode of the podcast (there was really no planning or organization involved whatsoever), but if you are looking for some goons to listen to and inevitably be disappointed by the award selections with, then look no further than this podcast. To follow along, watch the Crunchyroll Anime Awards video ( The podcast recording starts about 20 seconds into the award video, so if you start the podcast at that point you can be in sync with us as you watch.
March 06, 2019
AniTAY Podcast Season 03, Episode 09 - Walking in a Winter Wonderland 2019
From the menu of anime airing this winter, we here at AniTAY have selected some of our favorites to discuss on this brief episode. Join me as I settle down for the winter and have a lovely discussion with newcomer TheMamaLuigi and series regulars dilkokoro and Requiem.* *Disclaimer: Gugsy is also present in this episode.
February 06, 2019
AniTAY Podcast Season 03, Episode 08 - 2018 in Review
The AniTAY podcast’s year-in-review episode is finally here! Join us as we take an extra long look at the year of 2018 in anime! This podcast follows a similar structure to the 2017 one that was never published (may it rest in peace). Naturally, that means no one knows how we do this, so I’ll outline it: we go through the list of AniTAY’s favorite anime of 2018 and discuss our thoughts on all of the shows from the bottom of the list to the top! At the time of recording this, the final part with the top 10 anime was still not published yet, so most of the members of the podcast did not know which shows were going to appear. If you want to join them in surprise, then give this a listen before reading the article! Joining me on our podcast adventure this time were intrepid lads Gugsy, hybridmink, Requiem, Thatsmapizza, and TGRIP. Please judge their terrible taste in 2018 anime for one final time along with me. Itinerary To follow along with us, use the articles on the kinja tag “AniTAY top 2018.” I’ve dropped the URL below:
January 17, 2019
AniTAY Podcast Season 03, Episode 07 - And Then It Was Winter Again
We’re back, and in the interest of time I decided to do a winter preview episode before our end-of-the-year episode (stay tuned). Let’s take a glance at the winter 2019 season! Joining me today are cast members Raitzeno, Stinolez, Rockmandash12, and Kinksy. Believe it or not, we actually clocked in at around the hour and a half goal that I always have. That makes the first time in a while (ever?).
January 09, 2019
AniTAY Podcast Season 03, Episode 06 - Some Fall Thoughts
Happy holidays folks! Let’s send the fall 2018 season off in style with a new podcast episode. It’s the only present you’re getting from us, so you better enjoy it. On today’s episode, I am joined by community members Hybridmink, Requiem, Kinksy, and Thatsmapizza to discuss some of our favorite (or for some, not-so-favorite) shows from this anime season. Itinerary Intro: 0:00:00 to 0:03:50 Karakuri Circus: 0:03:51 to 0:14:50 Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai: 0:14:51 to 0:29:42 SSSS.Gridman: 0:29:43 to 0:39:50 That Time I got Reincarnated as a Slime: 0:39:51 to 0:56:15 Zombie Land Saga: 0:56:15 to 1:10:39
December 30, 2018
AniTAY Podcast Season 03, Episode 05 - Fall 2018 Guesses
Haven’t you heard? There’s a new season of anime that started this week! It’s really hard to look back and imagine what I thought an anime was going to be before I watched it. I always have expectations going in, but these are inevitably subverted in some way after actually watching. I imagine there are many shows that I predicted but was totally (embarrassingly, even) off the mark about. Fortunately, we here at AniTAY have a habit of recording our follies and preserving them for future generations. Maybe you’ve already seen everything, or perhaps you haven’t even watched a single episode yet. Either way, you should probably listen to this podcast considering you’ve come this far. I’m joined this time for our fall 2018 preview by Gugsy, Requiem, Raitzeno, and TGRIP.
October 07, 2018
AniTAY Podcast Season 03, Episode 04 - Maquia Spoilercast
Have you heard of the recently-theatrically-released Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms? Well, some of us on AniTAY are big fans, so we decided to discuss it a little bit on the podcast in our first spoilercast in a while! Today’s episode features anime connoisseurs MementoMorie, Rock...ManDash...12, and Shade. Since this is a spoilercast, the entire plot of the movie is open for discussion. In other words, if you want to avoid spoilers, this isn’t the podcast for you! However, if you have seen the movie and/or want to hear an hour-plus discussion about it, then check out the audio below:
August 26, 2018
AniTAY Podcast Season 03, Episode 03
Believe it or not, there once was a podcast episode recorded in January. Unfortunately, the audio was lost, and I was out of the country for the next few months. But now the podcast is back, and better than ever*! *not really Although actually now that I think about it, the audio recording/editing equipment used in this episode is actually higher quality than previous episodes, so you might notice an improvement in general audio quality, but anyways: On today’s episode, I sit down with anime geniuses TGRIP, Gugsy, Nan, and Kinksy as we attempt to have an intervention for Kinksy’s destructive anime habits disguised as a discussion about the Summer 2018 anime season. Itinerary Intro: 0:00:00 - 0:01:01 Asobi Asobase: 0:01:02 - 0:12:44 Banana Fish: 0:12:45 - 0:22:35 Cells at Work: 0:22:36 - 0:33:29 Grand Blue: 0:33:30 - 0:48:21 Planet With: 0:48:22 - 0:56:49 Final Impressions/We get Derailed: 0:56:50 - 1:13:02
August 18, 2018
AniTAY Podcast Season 03, Episode 02
After a break, the AniTAY podcast has returned to discuss the Fall 2017 anime season. Recorded just before the season started, the podcast involves yours truly and AniTAY authors Gugsy, Kinksy, Dilkokoro, and Nan attempting to guess at which shows would be good this season. What did we think of the upcoming season? How right/wrong were we? Will Gugsy ever get anyone to watch a show he recommends? Find out the answers to these and more in this month’s podcast.
October 08, 2017
AniTAY Podcast Season 03, Episode 01 - Hello 2017, We're Late
The AniTAY podcast is back! Truth is, this episode was recorded over a month ago, but there were a few editing delays so you’re getting it now. If it makes you feel any better, the members this time were Shade, Dil, Requiem, Stanlick, and Exile, so it’s not as if you were missing anything. This episode, we talked about the new *at the time* Winter 2017 season along with some of our winter break anime activities. Also: something weird was going on with one of the mics, no idea why. You might notice what I’m talking about when you listen. Itinerary Intro: 0:00:00 - 0:29:57 Amazon Strike(out): 0:29:58 - 0:48:46 Interviews With Monster Girls: 0:48:47 - 1:01:11 Gabriel DropOut: 1:01:09 - 1:10:10 KonoSuba S2: 1:10:13 - 1:20:00 ACCA: 1:20:01 - 1:31:10 Outro: 1:31:11 - 1:32:12
February 26, 2017
AniTAY Podcast Season 02, Episode 15 - Goodbye, 2016
Welcome weary traveler to the final AniTAY podcast of 2016! Today I am joined by Grex, Gugsy, Raitzeno and Requiem to discuss the year that was and take a look at the upcoming winter season. Itinerary Introduction (Proton messes up): 0:00-2:08 Podcasters AOTY: 1:29 - 16:55 Grex’s AOTY: 1:29 - 4:43 Gugsy’s AOTY: 4:44 - 7:08 Req-Raitzeno’s AOTY: 7:09 - 9:44 Requiem’s AOTY: 9:45 - 11:25 Protonstorm’s AOTY: 11:26 - 14:45 Favourite Seasons: 14:46 - 16:55 The Season Ahead: 16:56 - 2:02:05 ACCA: 13-ku Kansatsu: 18:03 - 20:46 AKIBA’(S TRIP): 20:47 - 23:10 Ao no Exorcist: Kyoto Fujouou-hen: 23:11 - 25:43 BanG Dream!: 25:44 - 28:00 Chaos;Child: 28:00 - 31:06 Demi-chan wa Kataritai: 31:07 - 33:05 Fuuka: 33:06 - 35:36 Gabrial DropOut: 36:37 - 37:12 More Gintama: 37:13 - 38:08 Granblue Fantasy (Tales Tangent): 38:09 - 42:21 Handshakers: 42:22 - 44:39 Idol Jihen: 44:40 - 50:16 Kobayashi-san Chi no Maidragon: 50:50 - 54:24 Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! 2: 54:25 - 57:99 Kuzu no Honkai: 58:00 - 1:03:02 Little Witch Acedemia: 1:03:03 - 1:07:45 Masamune-kun no Revenge: 1:08:08 - 1:14:17 Minami kamakura koukou joshi jitensha-bu: 1:14:18 - 1:17:40 Onihei: 1:17:41 - 1:20:39 Reikenzan: Hoshikuzu-tachi no Utage: 1:20:40 - 1:23:07 Rewrite/ 2nd Season Moon-Hen/Terra-Hen (SPOILERS): 1:23:08 - 1:24:49 SCHOOLGIRL STRIKERS: 1:24:50 - 1:26:11 Seiren: 1:26:12 - 1:31:27 Shouwa genroku Rakugo Shinjuu: Sukeroku Futatabi-hen: 1:31:28 - 1:32:00 SUPPPPEEER LOVERS 2: 1:32:01 - 1:33:00 Tales of Zestiria the X 2: 1:33:01 - 1:33:58 Urara Meirochou: 1:33:59 - 1:36:24 Youjo Senki: 1:36:25 - 1:39:23 Yaoimushi Pedal: NEW GENERATION: 1:39:24 - 1:42:24 ELDLIVE: 1:42:25 - 1:47:34 Shorts, Movies and Specials: 1:47:35 - 1:55:41 Final Impressions: 1:55:42 - 2:02:05
December 31, 2016
AniTAY Podcast Season 02, Episode 14 - Double-Sized
The podcast makes an epic return with a double-sized cast (totally not something I came up with at the last minute), and we’ve got a lot of Fall 2016 anime to discuss! Itinerary Intro: 0:00:00-0:06:23 Izetta the Last Witch: 0:06:24-0:15:16 (Exile x Tanks: 0:11:27-0:11:33) Girlish Number: 0:15:17-0:20:22 Yaoi on Ice: 0:20:23-0:29:19 (Exile x Tanks: 0:25:06-0:25:09) WWW.Working!!: 0:29:19-0:37:45 (Exile x Tanks: 0:36:31-0:37:45) Magical Girl Raising Project: 0:36:46-0:45:11 (Stan shows up: 0:43:52-0:44:23) (Exile x Tanks: 0:44:42-0:44:49) Kiss Him Not Me: 0:45:11-0:51:49 (Exile x Tanks: 0:51:21-0:51:49) Touken Ranbu (For some reason): 0:51:49-0:56:27 March Comes in like a Lion: 0:56:27-1:02:10 (Exile x Tanks: 1:01:02-1:01:13) Occultic;Nine: 1:02:10-1:09:37 Bloodivores (Sorta): 1:09:37-1:11:02 Poco’s Udon World: 1:11:02-1:18:37 Scorching Ping Pong Girls: 1:18:37-1:23:51 Keijo (rip): 1:23:51-1:32:03 Flippin’ Flappers: 1:32:03-1:38:04 Favorite Anime This Season: 1:38:04-1:42:49
October 30, 2016
AniTAY Podcast Season 02, Episode 13 - TMS's Summer of Feelz
It’s hot, and it’s summer time... meaning it is time to hear about heated discussions of anime! Joining me is Gugsy, Jonuiuc, Requiem, and Kinksy in a fun discussion about topics like feelz. Timestamps Intro: 00:00 - 03:09 General Impressions: 03:09 - 05:35 91 Days: 05:35 - 10:50 Mob Psycho 100: 10:50 - 16:36 NEW GAME!: 16:36 - 24:18 Alderamin on the Sky: 24:18 - 35:45 TMS’s Summer of Feelz (Sweetness & Lightning, Orange, ReLIFE: 35:45 - 52:45 Other “Feelz” Shows: 52:45 - 1:00:16 Conclusion: 1:00:16 - 1:02:28 (End)
August 12, 2016
AniTAY Podcast Season 02, Episode 12 - AniTAY Expo 2016
Big things have been happening in the world of AniTAY, as a bunch of us went to AX 2016! Because of this, we decided to do a special edition podcast episode for the occasion, so here it is! In this special episode we have myself (RockmanDash), Krakken_Unleashed, Tenshigami, and Discalibur talking about the experiences at the biggest Anime convention in North America. (FYI, someone forgot to wear headphones so during the recording you can hear the other voices in the background at times. Sorry!) Timestamps Intro: 0:00 - 6:23 Panels: 3:27 - 25:21 Discalibur’s Experience at AX: 25:21 - 36:40 Rockmandash’s Experience at AX: 36:40 - 39:56 Krakken_Unleashed’s Experience at AX: 39:56 - 51:09 Tenshigami’s Experience at AX: 51:09 - 1:00:50 Conclusion: 1:00:50 - 1:09:28 (End)
August 07, 2016
AniTAY Podcast Season 02, Episode 11 - Shots Fired At The Animasochists
It’s been a while, but I’m running the show (At least the post-production...) for this episode of the AniTAY Podcast! This episode’s all about the Spring 2016 anime season and in this episode with roasting targeted at the Animasochists, we have myself, Protonstorm, Dexomega, and Kristof. Also, we unfortunately lost a part the recording for a section in the Re:Zero discussion and there may be a bit more background oddities than usual so I apologize in advance. Itinerary Warning: 0:00 - 0:27 Intro: 0:27 - 3:27 ACEN: 3:27 - 7:37 Kiznaiver: 7:37 - 18:41 Re:Zero: 18:41 - 37:19 Slice of Life: 37:19 - 49:14 (This section contains Flying Witch, Tanaka-kun is Listless, and Haven’t you heard? I’m Sakamoto.) Big Order: 49:14 - 53:44 Hundred: 53:44 - 1:08:28 (This section is kinda a Magic High School Discussion in general though...) Season Overall: 1:08:28 - 1:15:02 Conclusion: 1:15:02 - 1:16:00/End
June 16, 2016
AniTAY Podcast Season 02, Episode 10
The AniTAY Podcast is back, and this time we’ve got some prime discussion on the Spring 2016 anime season, so gear up! With me on this episode were Gugsy, Requiem, Krakken_Unleased, and Nomadic Dec. Itinerary Intro: Start - 00:03:00 Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress: 00:03:00 - 00:11:46 Kiznaiver: 00:11:46 - 00:17:49 Mayoiga: 00:17:49 - 00:26:04 My Hero Academia: 00:26:04 - 00:35:01 Re:Zero: 00:35:01 - 00:42:58 Sakomoto desu ga: 00:42:58 - 00:48:19 Shounen Maid: 00:48:19 - 00:54:24 Takaka-kun wa Itsumo Kedaruge: 00:54:24 - 01:02:42 Twin Star Exorcist: 01:02:42 - 01:11:11 Closing: 01:11:11 - End
May 01, 2016
AniTAY Podcast Season 02, Episode 09 - AniTAY's Favorite Anime
Hello and welcome back to another installment of the AniTAY podcast! This time, we discuss the most intense thing yet: the results of the new 2016 “AniTAY’s Favorite Anime” poll. The members of the episode other than myself were Jonuiuc, Kinksy, Stanlick, and Raitzeno. However, Kinksy and I were the only ones with access to the poll results, so listen as we go through the lists and check out our reactions.
March 03, 2016
AniTAY Podcast Season 02, Episode 08
The AniTAY podcast returns to discuss Winter 2016! As always, I am joined by lovely people. This time: Stanlick, Rockmandash12, Exile, Kristof, and jonuiuc. Itinerary Intro: 0:00:00 - 0:03:51 Myriad Colors Phantom World: 0:03:52 - 0:15:08 Dagashi Kashi: 0:15:08 - 0:25:08 Undefeated Bahamut Chronicle: 0:25:08 - 0:35:20 Konosuba/Grimgar: 0:35:20 - END
January 31, 2016
AniTAY Podcast Season 02, Episode 07 - A Look at Winter 2016
This episode, the AniTAY podcast discusses the Winter 2016 anime season by going through the list of shows on and talking about what looks good, what looks bad, and what we do and don’t already know about them. I’m joined by Chef Raitzeno, Shade, Gugsy, and Kinksy. Intro: 0:00:00 - 0:05:34 Fall 2015 Discussion: 0:05:35 - 1:11:13 Final Impressions From the Cast: 1:11:14 - 1:13:58
December 27, 2015
AniTAY Podcast Season 02, Episode 06
Welcome back everyone to another podcast! This time, we elected to literally just have a random discussion and see how it turned out, so there are no time stamps. Sorry for the delay, I’ve been busy with finals so I didn’t get around to editing this one for a while. The next episode will be out within the next couple of weeks. THE CREW me MementoMorie Dex ‘better than your -ex’ omega Exile Stanlick
December 08, 2015
AniTAY Podcast Season 02, Episode 05
Hi guys, good news. There’s a new podcast. I know what you’re thinking right now: what is this episode about? When will the RSS feed be up for iTunes? How do I get Protonstorm’s autograph? Fortunately for you, one of those questions will be answered by listening to the podcast, but in the interest of politeness I’ll spoil it a bit here. I am joined in voice form today by Magnificent Morie, Gutterball Gugsy, Killed-like-Kenny Kevin, and Gnarly NomadicDec. We have a few thoughts for you concerning a couple of shows that aired this season, so if you want to hear them then press play. If not, then I don’t even know why you clicked on this article, so feel free to leave. Intro: 00:00 - 01:15 Dec: 01:16 - 05:10 Gugsy: 05:11 - 06:40 Kevin: 06:41 - 07:34 Morie: 07:35 - 08:23 Proton: 08:24 - 09:07 One Punch Man Cool-aid: 09:08 - 21:20 Ore Monogatari: 21:21 - 25:00 Sakurako: 25:01 - 38:20 Perfect Insider: 38:21 - 56:00 Noragami Aragoto: 56:01 - 1:12:40 Outro: 1:12:41 1:14:53
November 11, 2015
AniTAY Podcast Season 02, Episode 04
Hello everyone and welcome back to the AniTAY Podcast! This time, AniTAY discusses the new Fall 2015 season. On this episode are the lovely folks Kinksy, Stanlick, Grex, and Maelwys. Introduction 0:00:00 - 0:10:05 Kinksy 0:00:59 - 0:02:16 Grex 0:02:17 - 0:03:43 Purplewys 0:03:44 - 0:08:15 Stanlick 0:08:16 - 0:10:05 Summer Season Final Thoughts 0:10:06 - 0:28:49 Protonstorm 0:10:06 - 0:11:43 Stanlick 0:11:44 - 0:13:47 Kinksy 0:13:48- 0:16:44 Grex 0:16:45 - 0:18:30 Purplewys Part 10:18:31- 0:19:29 AniMasochist Interlude 0:19:30 - 0:24:50 Proton’s Worst Show 0:21:10 - 0:24:15 Stanlick’s Worst Show 0:24:16 - 0:24:50 Purplewys Part 2 0:24:51 - 0:28:49 Fall Season 1st Impressions 0:28:50 Perfect Insider 0:29:40 - 0:35:11 Comet Lucifer 0:35:12 - 0:37:41 Dance with Devils and Diabolic Lovers 0:37:42 - 0:43:17 One Punch Man 0:43:18 - 0:48:18 3 for 1 deal on Magical High Schools 0:48:19 - 0:52:31 Heavy Object 0:52:32 - 0:57:34 Noragami Aragoto 0:57:34 - 1:02:49 Shomin Sample 1:02:50- 1:06:14 Valkerie Drive Mermaid 1:06:15 - 1:08:20 Sakurako-san 1:08:21 - 1:13:29 Attack on Titan High 1:13:30 - 1:17:22 Outro 1:17:23 - 1:19:12
October 24, 2015
AniTAY Podcast Season 02, Episode 03
Welcome back to the AniTAY Podcast! This time around, I have another excellent cast consisting of myself as well as Stanlick, Raitzeno, Unimplied, and Ben Kanelos - Pyre231! For episode 3, we took a look at the upcoming Fall 2015 anime season and discussed our thoughts on upcoming shows. We used for the order of discussion as well as the plot summaries, so be sure to follow along from the webpage as you listen. Intro: 0:00:00 - 0:04:54 Fall 2015 Discussion: 0:04:55 - 1:32:10 Final Impressions From the Cast: 1:32:11 - 1:36:32
September 26, 2015
AniTAY Podcast Season 02, Episode 02
Hello everyone and welcome back to the podcast! Much like last week, Proton and a few other AniTAYers talk about some shows currently airing this season. This time around, our beautiful host Proton is joined by Dexomega, Rockmandash12, Jonuiuc, and Krakken_Unleashed. Intro – 00:00–07:40 Aquarion Logos – 07:41-17:09 Charlotte - 17:10-27:40 Classroom Crisis - 27:40-41:41 Aldnoah.Zero? - 41:42-45:11 Castle Town Dandelion - 45:12-56:30 Outro – 56:31-1:00:43 Thanks for listening!! Also, sorry about some of the Skype sounds you may have heard (will fix it for next time). Thanks to Sabtastic for the header image!
September 10, 2015
AniTAY Podcast Season 02, Episode 01 - Beggars Can't Be Choosers
Hello everyone! As you may have noticed, the podcast had been MIA for several months before a couple of days ago. This was due to a variety of issues regarding the production and editing, and although it was finally posted on Sunday, we have decided to change things up a bit to avoid long absences. I will be hosting the AniTAY Podcast Season 2 most of the time, and it is going to be more frequent and slightly shorter than previously, while also featuring a more fluid cast (for more info, listen to the first minute of the podcast as I attempt to explain). This episode, we discuss the Summer 2015 season with myself as well as Stanlick, MementoMorie, Exile, and Kristof. Intro – 00:00 – 01:10 Introducing the cast – 01:11 – 10:43 Ranpo Kitan: Game of Laplace – 10:44- 20:21 School-live! (abstract spoilers) – 20:22 – 31:28 Rokka: Braves of the Six Flowers – 31:29 – 48:13 Snow White with the Red Hair – 48:14 - 56:08 Sky Wizards – 56:09 – 1:04:51 Outro – 1:04:52 – 1:06:16 Thanks for watching and look forward to future releases (something tells me next week)!
September 01, 2015
AniTAY Podcast Season 01, Episode 13 - The Second Lost Episode
Welcome to the AniTAY Podcast! Here’s an extremely late episode of the AniTAY Podcast, recorded early in early July, but because Fruity disappeared off the face of the earth and Dex was busy having fun with the Xbox One SDK & Disney Infinity, he never edited it. It has some technical difficulties, but it’s worth a listen regardless. Also, it’s the last AniTAY podcast in this format, so give it a last hurrah! So, in this episode, because we recorded it when we did, we talked about the spring season and anticipation for the summer season, which we’re currently in. Hope you have a blast! Chapters Audio Demons Warning + Intro: Start - 1:21 Yamada Kun & The Seven Witches: 1:21 - 14:37 My Teenage Romantic Comedy SNAFU: 14:55 - 28:26 Ore Monogatari: 28:26 – 41:07 Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works: 41:07 - 1:12:59 Kekkai Sensen: 1:12:59 - 1:23:57 Spring 2015 Wrap Up/ Food Wars Tangent: 1:23:57 - 1:25:29 Summer 2015 Intro: 1:25:29 - 1:25:58 EvenSteven’s Picks Dragonball Super: 1:25:58- 1:31:12 Non Non Biyori Repeat: 1:31:12 - 1:33:45 Dex’s Picks Aquarion Logos: 1:33:45 - 1:40:49 Akagami no Shirayukihime: 1:40:49 - 1:44:02 Castle Town Dandilion: 1:44:02 - 1:48:26 Fruity’s Picks Gangsta: 1:48:26 - 1:52:37 Working!!!: 1:52:37 - 1:54:42 Rock’s Picks (Was gone during the Episode) GATE: 1:54:42 - 1:55:50 Charlotte: 1:50:50 -1:57:56 Jitsu Wa Watashi Wa (Actually I am): 1:57:56 -1:58:58 Summer 2015 Wrap Up/Ending: 1:58:58 - END
August 30, 2015
AniTAY Podcast Season 01, Bonus Episode 02 - How Long Would it Take to Watch Every Anime?
Today, a couple of us Ani-TAY authors were having a dandy Skype call and somehow the question, “How long would it take to watch every anime?” was asked. Specifically, if you started watching 10 hours of anime a day starting now (mid 2015), how long would it take to watch every anime that had already been made, including all of the new anime that would air during the time to complete this feat? The following was recorded. Keep in mind that these calculations based off values that are essentially ballpark estimates. It’s not sophisticated by any means and is only a loosely educated guess. Also, this is a snippet from the call, so there are no proper introductions. I hope you enjoyed it. :P
July 13, 2015
AniTAY Podcast Season 01, Bonus Episode 01 - Comedy Week Edition
Well, hey there! I bet you didn’t think this would exist! Fortunately, the brilliant minds behind Ani-TAY bring you another, super special bonus episode of the podcast. However, we’ve changed up the formula...slightly... so you all are in for a surprise! Make sure to stick around for the whole thing, trust me. Enjoy. Disclaimer: Protonstorm most definitely did not kidnap Ani-TAY authors for this social experiment, they were most definitely willing volunteers. CHAPTERS INTRO START - 01:09 Segment One Dexomega Days 1:10 - 6:50 Matt x Kei-chan: A Cosmic Love Story 6:51 - 11:22 Arigatou’s Bizzare Adventure 11:23 - 15:53 The Middle of Nowhere: Wild Kansas 15:53 - 21:17 Segment Two - Pain...Agony... Kevin Cries 21:18 - 22:29 The Maelware Test 22:30 - 24:03 Kevin Cries Harder 24:04 - 30:15 Stanlick Gets Stabbed 30:16 - 35:48 Maelware Test Concludes 35:49 - 39:55 Krakken Gets Harpooned 39:56 - 45:44 Protonstorm Goes Silent 45:45 - 54:40 Maelwys Spouts Nonsense/Kevin Announces His Love for Angel Beats 54:41 - 57:21 OUTRO 57:22 - 1:01:14 Ending Theme 1:01:40 - END A special thanks to Krakken for some ideas about the podcast, and Kevin for editing.
June 17, 2015
AniTAY Podcast Season 01, Episode 12 - Anniversary Special Episode
Let me just say, sorry for the super long delay. It’s been a very busy period for a lot of us and this was nearly the death of me. After that being said, it’s the one and only Ani-TAY Podcast !! Episode 12, we did it for a year!! This episode features the usual with Toshi filling in for Richard. we discuss some old anime along with the new ones, and Fruity planned something super fun at the second segment for everyone to enjoy!! Note: Kevin’s microphone went haywire at certain moments, so during the 54th minute and a bit onward, we are replying to Kevin even though you might not hear him!! Chapters (Thanks Michael) Intro START - 00:01:52 David’s Picks 00:01:53 - 00:09:29 Food Wars 00:09:30 - 00:13:30 Knights of Sidonia S2 00:13:31 - 00:18:57 Re-Kan Kevin’s Picks 00:18:58 - 00:23:10 Punchline 00:23:11 - 00:30:24 Akito the Exiled Ken’s Picks 00:30:25 - 00:35:37 Digimon Adventure Tri 00:35:38 - 00:42:24 Sound! Euphonium 00:42:25 - 00:43:14 nothing to see here... Toshi’s Picks 00:43:15 - 00:47:28 Triage X 00:47:29 - 00:52:28 Kekkai Sensen/Blood Blockade Battlefront 00:52:24 - 00:56:30 Ore Monogatari!!/My Love Story!! 00:56:31 - 1:03:57 The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan Part 2 - 1:03:58 Protonstorm Enters the Fray 01:05:55-01:21:04 Stanlick Strikes Back 01:21:05- 01:38:49 Krakken Reaches Out 01:38:50 - 02:09:29 Outro: 02:09:30 - END (quite a long outro)
May 28, 2015
AniTAY Podcast Season 01, Episode 11 - The Musical Edition
Hey everyone, it’s the eleventh episode of the podcast. In this episode we’re not actually singing like a musical (sorry), but we’ve got a discussion about powerful soundtracks and music in anime and games. While Richard couldn’t make it this episode, we did get to have Protonstorm on. Come check it out. Chapters Intro: START - 00:02:31 Log Horizon: 00:02:32 - 00:18:08 Saekano: 00:18:09 - 00:31:52 Your Lie in April: 00:31:53 - 00:43:59 Tokyo Ghoul sqrt(A): 00:44:00 - 00:57:56 Music Segment Intro: 00:57:57 - 00:58:42 Kevin’s Picks: 00:58:43 - 01:03:22 Michael’s Picks: 01:03:23 - 01:09:45 Ken’s Picks: 01:09:46 - 01:13:12 David’s Picks: 01:13:13 - 01:18:22 Comments: 01:18:23 - 01:24:22 Outro: 01:24:23 - 01:30:51 Bad Kevin: 01:30:51 - END
March 07, 2015
AniTAY Podcast Season 01, Episode 10 - From AniTAY with Love
Hey guys! Been a while right? Well don’t worry; we’re back with a brand new episode of the Ani-TAY Podcast, just in time! So sit back , relax and have a good time. Whole new year, whole new anime , same old cast! We’ll be discussing some of the brand new anime airing winter 2014, and touching on one that is still going strong. Also we go topical with February where the crew will tell us their favourite romantically themed anime in time for Valentines! Chapters Intro: START - 00:01:02 Yurikuma Arashi: 00:01:03 - 00:13:45 Yatterman Knights: 00:13:46 - 00:27:30 Death Parade: 00:27:31 - 00:43:20 Shirobako: 00:43:21 - 01:12:47 Romance Anime Segment Intro: 01:12:48 - 01:13:30 Rockmandash’s Picks: 01:13:31 - 01:17:36 Dexomega’s Picks: 01:17:37 - 01:23:35 Richard’s Picks: 01:23:36 - 01:33:48 Fruity’s Picks: 01:33:49 - 01:39:38 Dex’s Bonus: 01:39:39 - 01:41:13 Romance Anime Segment Outro: 01:41:14 - 01:41:48 Outro: 01:41:49 - END
February 08, 2015
AniTAY After-Hours Season 01, Episode 03
It’s been all of 3 months since we did one of these, so if you have no idea what it is, check out episodes 1 and 2. After Hours is where we just talk about anything we want, so we decided we’d talk about the past year of anime, and AniTAY (It was more of the latter). Today on this glorious 2 hour episode of after hours made to make up for the December episode we didn’t do, we have myself (Rockmandash12), Dex (Dexomega), Michael (Protonstorm), Thomas (Thatsmapizza), Koda (Koda89), and Scott (EvenSteven02). These episodes will have no chapters and are totally unstructured, with us going off many tangents because it’s after-hours! No restrictions or rules in place and hopefully just as much fun. Please excuse the not great editing and random mice clicking/keyboard/mic gains/etc. :/  
January 05, 2015
AniTAY Podcast Season 01, Episode 09 - SPOIL ALL THE THINGS
Right going to keep this short, and let you enjoy this behemoth of an episode. Hopefully everything turned out okay, and let me just say this, READ THE CHAPTERS IF YOU DON’T WANT SPOILERS!! That being said, we have the amazing Toshi Nakamura (ANOTHER KOTAKU WRITER) and he was just delightful! This episode we spoil everything and discuss some of the bigger named show this fall season 2014. Right Chart Also big thanks to Kevin (Rockmandash12) for producing a desperately needed podcast art, and on such quick notice (at time of asking) Chapters Intro with added toshi - 0:00:00-0:07:50 Fate Stay Night - 0:07:50 - 0:32:20 psycho pass 2 - 0:32:20 - 0:55:40 Super spoilers episode 8- 0:46:50 - 0:51:33 cross ange - 055:40 - 1:25:00 Bahamut & Garo - 1:25:00 - 1:49:30 SPOILERS, FOR EVERYTHING EVER, YOU’VE BEEN WARNED David Ruined Fafner - 1:49:30 - 1:54:45 AKB0048- 1:54:45 - 1:58:27 Idolmasters- 1:58:27-2:01:42 Kevin Ruined Code Geass -2:01:42 - 2:02:40 Steins Gate- 2:02:40 - 2:05:50 Schools Day- 2:05:50 - 2:13:00 White Album 2 - 2:13:00- 2:19:08 Richard Really Ruins Evangelion 2.0 & End of Evangelion 2:19:08 -2:30:00 Macross Wings of Goodbye 2:30:00 - 2:34:25 Madoka TV & Movie Rebellion 2:34:25 - 2:42:05 Toshi Ruins Fist of the North Star - 2:42:05 -2:47:55 K-on! & Movie - 2:47:55 - 2:51:00 Gundam Unicorn - 2:51:00 -2:55:00 Ken Ruins Kittens,Puppies & Llamas 2:55:00-2:57:00 Daily Lives of High School Boy - 2:57:00 - 2:59:30 Penguindrum 2:59:30 - 3:03:05 Kyoukai Senjou no Horizon season 1 - 3:03:05- 3:07:07 Outro
December 09, 2014
AniTAY Podcast Season 01, Episode 08 - The One Where We Made Fan-Fiction
IT’S EPISODE 8 guys!! My lord so close to double figures, because apparently double figures hold high significance! Ahh seasons changed and it’s already November, don’t know about you but it’s also much colder as well. So let’s see…..oh yeah the Ani-Tay podcast episode 8 features the amazing mdubs! Who’s written a lovely little piece here about cliché love story, give it a read it’s worth your time. As usual it’s your reoccurring cast of Me (FruityDrinks), Richard, David (dexomega) and Kevin (rockmandash12) making our scheduled appearance as well. Also thank Richard for our episode title. This episode we discussed some fun shows that are airing this season to freshen things up and keep up with the new change of the season, while closing off a major arc in Sword Art Online II. Sword Art Online II (Gun Gale Arc, I always read that as Gun Gal) Parasyte The Lord Marksman and Vanadis Trinity Seven Your Lie in April Now I’m sure we’ve all had our own opinion on certain anime. Saying various things on why it’s amazing, or why it’s horribly bad. We thought instead of that tried and true method (that and we did it in the earlier segment in the episode). We’ve decided to be proactive about our criticism and dipped our toes in the realm of fan fiction. (Hardly) We all picked separate shows and thought about ways on how to improve them, with certain changes to the plot or characters, maybe a new spin on an arc? With that in mind normally I do the second segment as an open topic but sadly things imploded all over my face and nothing went to plan, so instead you can post them here, but only after hearing our quick fix to make any anime amazing. At least you’ll understand why. Here’s the chapters thanks to David Intro: 00:00:00 - 00:05:01 Sword Art Online 2: 00:05:02 - 00:26:55 Parasyte: 00:26:56 - 00:38:08 The Lord Marksman and Vanadis: 00:38:09 - 00:51:17 Trinity Seven: 00:51:18 - 00:57:35 Your Lie In April: 00:57:36 - 01:08:43 End of Segment One: 01:08:43 - 01:13:34 Richard Signs off for the Night: 01:13:35 - 01:14:21 Segment 2 Intro: 01:14:22 - 01:14:44 Kevin’s (Rokujouma): 01:14:45 - 01:19:03 David’s (Nisekoi): 01:19:03 - 01:22:14 Matt (Golden Time): 01:22:15 - 01:27:12 Ken (Golden Time): 01:27:13 - 01:33:05 End of Segment 2: 01:33:06 - 01:36:20 Bonus Segment: Supporting the Industry: 01:36:21 - 01:46:10 Nozaki-kun and Sign-off: 01:46:11 - END  
November 12, 2014
AniTAY After-Hours Season 01 Episode 02
It’s been a while since we did one of these, so if you are not familiar with the concept, check out episode 1. After Hours is where we just talk about anything we want, and we certainly did that, but we tried to focus on this season. On this edition of after hours, we didn’t have Ken, so Kevin (Rockmandash12) is taking place of the host (and the editing ;-;), and like usual we have Dex (Dexomega), but joining our ranks is Michael (Protonstorm, First Half), Thomas (Thatsmypizza), and once again, Koda (Koda89). These episodes will have no chapters and are totally unstructured, with us going off many tangents because it’s after-hours! No restrictions or rules in place and hopefully just as much fun. Please excuse the not great editing and random mice clicking :/
September 21, 2014
AniTAY Podcast Season 01, Episode 06 - Happy Fun Time
Step right up, blast those speakers, put on your headphones, and quietly slip in your earphones (all at once). It's that time again where you listen to the ANI-TAY PODCAST EPISODE 6. Can you believe it 6 months we've been running this gig, from the days of recording a skype call (oh I missed those, easier to edit) to now actually recording locally. So thank you for your continued support! In this episode the cast is joined by the immaculate Protonstorm A.K.A Michael. Together we'll be discussing the most popular anime airing this summer 2014. We'll be voicing our opinions on these anime along with our general thoughts. While on the subject of popular shows that people tend to gravitate towards, we thought we'd indulge in past popular anime with our views on them. Hope you enjoy the episode!! Chapters ( thank you Dex) Intro: 00:00 - 03:55 Sword Art Online II: 03:56 - 22:06 Tokyo Ghoul: 22:07 - 35:38 Terror in Resonance: 35:39 - 53:10 Akame ga Kill: 53:11 - 01:08:27 Aldnoah.Zero: 01:08:28 - 01:26:28 Ending of Segment One: 01:26:29 - 01:27:05 Richard's Pick: 01:27:06 - 01:39:16 David's Pick: 01:39:17 - 01:49:49 Michael's Pick: 01:49:50 - 02:11:20 Ken's Pick: 02:11:21 - 02:15:12 Ending: 02:15:13
September 06, 2014
AniTAY Podcast Season 01, Episode 05 - Midsummer Spoilers
You know that scene in anime, 2 people agree to meet for a date, and one turns up really early and anxious, the other turns up a little late? Yeah I like to think this is what happened with the release of the podcast Podcast : Sorry I'm late, were you waiting long? You : No, it's okay I just got here (In reality you arrived and waited almost 2 weeks) Joining our ranks is the Deadly….Fatalis!! In this spoilerific episode ready to ruin your enjoyment of shows you've never seen (though since the release of this episode is a little late, hopefully it won't!) We picked shows that we really enjoyed at the start of the summer season, which made a great impression on us with the few episodes we had seen at the time. Only then for us to think back of previous shows which had achieve a similar feat of astounding us personally in their first few episodes. This is the part where you listen to the podcast and then forgive me for being late because you had a blast with the podcast. If not then let me again say sorry for being late! Chapters Intro: 00:00 - 3:55 Sabagebu - Survival Game Club: 3:56 - 12:37 Invaders of the Rokujyoma: 12:38 - 24:00 Ao Haru Ride: 24:01 - 35:09 Barakamon: 35:10 - 49:45 Ending of Segment One: 49:46 - 51:45 Open Topic: 51:46 - 52:37 Richard's Picks: 52:38 - 1:10:43 Kevin's Picks: 1:10:44 - 1:19:50 Fatalis' Picks: 1:19:51 - 1:39:30 David's Picks: 1:39:31 - 1:48:05 Ken's Picks: 1:48:06 - 1:56:46 User Comments: 1:56:47 - 2:07:55 Outro: 2:07:56 - End
August 18, 2014
AniTAY Podcast Season 01, Episode 04 - Summer Time
Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, beautiful people across the whole wide world (credit to Day[9]) Enjoying your summer ? Well it'll only get better with this episode of Ani-TAY Podcast! Special guest this episode is our own MainProtoganist. So we thought we'd switch it up a little for this episode since we're on the verge of a new season. We decided to do a retrospective view on our spring picks 4 months ago and say how we feel about the show in the end, after the season has ended. Only to pick ourselves up again and say top shows that aired during the spring that we thought were good! After that we thought it'd be fun to do it again, and do a summer preview on shows we expect to have fun with! Hindsight is a wonderful thing isn't it? Chapters Intro – 0:00 – 2:55 Richards Pick – 2:55 – 20:47 Davids Pick – 20:47 – 45:55 Marcus Pick – 45:55 – 1:03:09 Kens Pick – 1:03:09 – 1:10:33 Marcus Summer Preview – 1:10:33 – 1:14:23 Davids Summer Preview – 1:14:23 – 1:20:40 Kens Summer Preview – 1:20:40 – 1:24:37 Richards Summer Preview – 1:24:37 – 1:33:00 User Comments – 1:33:00: 1:35:00 Outro :135:00 – End
July 03, 2014
AniTAY Podcast Season 01, Episode 03 - Liars & Spoilers Edition
Hey! Ho! Great to see you beautiful people here once again, I know why you’re here. IT’S EPISODE 3 OF THE PODCAST!! Why is this the lair and spoilers edition? Because I screwed up the intro and outro thinking it was episode 4 (and the picture) , and Richard spoiled Death Note, so if you haven’t seen the anime, please skip the intro!!! This episode will feature a new guest which is RJAIMES!!! Round of applause!! Got a fun episode for you guys, featuring quite a lot of anime, and even special moments for two shows in the shape of Ping Pong and DAL2 (Yeah you guessed it , Dex) Also the open topic was this : Why do you watch anime? Had a little bit of fun and got lost somewhere within it, but it’s all interesting so don’t worry about it! Chapters Intro : Start - 6:50 Nisekoi : 6:50 - 16:50 Bokura wa Minna Kawaisou : 16:50 - 24:10 Isshuukan Friends : 24:10 - 31:56 Soredemo Sekai wa Utsukushii : 31:56 - 35:20 Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei : 35:20 - 49:36 Black Bullet : 49:36 - 1:05:40 Mekakucity Actors : 1:05:40 - 1:12:35 Ping Pong the Animation : 1:12:35 - 1:20:08 Date A Live 2 : 1:20:08 - 1:23:45 Open Topic : 1:23:45 - 1:35:00 Outro 1:35:00 - End
June 05, 2014
AniTAY Podcast Season 01, Episode 02 - B-b-b-b...Baka!!
Episode 2 is finally out after multiple and various delays! Totally sorry about that, but it’s here and ready for you! This episode features a special guest in the shape of Koda89 In this edition we discuss a handful of series that are airing in the spring 2014 (that we’re all watching) and discuss sequels/spin-offs and re-makes we would like to see, with spotlights on comments from you guys with your opinion on the open topic! Chapters 00:00 – 02:04 – Intro 02:04 – 15:40 – No Game No Life 15:40 – 32:14 – Captain Earth 32:14 – 41:30 – Kanojo ga Flag wo Oraretara 41:30 – 55:55 – Gokukoku no Bryhnhildr 55:55 – 1:04:22 – Ryuugajou Nanana no Maizoukin 1:04:22 – 1:18:03 – Hitsugi no Chaika 1:18:03 – 1:18:56 – Open Topic 1:18:56 – 1:30:05 – Koda’s Picks 1:30:05 – 1:35:46 – David’s Pick s 1:35:46 – 1:40:40 – Ken’s Picks 1:40:40 – 1:52:32 – Richard’s Picks 1:52:32 – 2:00:55 – User Comments 2:00:55 – 2:04:24 – Outro Fun
May 10, 2014
AniTAY After-Hours Season 01, Episode 01
After deliberating between ourselves, we decided we should do an after-hours episode. Difference is we’ll discuss everything and anything that was left out from the main podcast episode. This episode has Ken, David and Kevin as your usual members with a special guest Koda(Koda89) Also be reading out some user comments from the open article! These episodes will have no chapters and are totally unstructured, with us going off many tangents because it’s after-hours! No restrictions or rules in place and hopefully just as much fun.
April 12, 2014
AniTAY Podcast Season 01, Episode 01 - Pilot
A podcast made by the Kotaku reader-run anime community Ani-TAY, a sub-community of Talk Amongst Yourselves. The Ani-TAY Podcast features Kotaku author Richard Eisenbeis and Ani-TAY Community members FruityDrinks (Ken), Dexomega (David) and Rockmandash12 (Kevin)! This podcast is dedicated to the latest seasonal anime & discussing broad open subjects about anime in general. In addition to the main cast, we also feature a different guest from the community every episode! This episode’s special guest is Aestevalis (George)! A lot of preparation and work was put into this special pilot episode, and I hope you enjoy the fruits of our labour. As we cast our minds back over the course of two seasons we share our opinions on some of the biggest shows that aired. We also expressed our views on what we anticipate most for the spring 2014 in anime. It’s only right we then open up old wounds and scars that past series that have inflicted such onto us, due to that exact anticipation and hype which sometime surrounds a particular anime. The other times they’re just a sour disappointment. It sucked and we still watched them. Chapters of the Podcast Intro ————————————— 0:00-15:25 Log Horizon ————————- 15:25 - 27:40 Golden Time ————————- 27:40 - 42:28 Kill la Kill ——————————- 42:28 - 59:40 Noragami —————————— 59:40 - 1:10:50 Nagi no Asukara —————- 1:10:50 -1:21:05 Sakura Trick ———————— 1:21:05 - 1:31:30 Tonari no Seki-Kun ————-1:31:30 - 1:35:00 Our Next Season Picks ——- 1:35:45 - 1:58:37 Anime Let Down ——————1:58:37 - 2:19:42 Outro ———————————- 2:19:42 -2:25:00
April 02, 2014