Third Seat by the Window Episode 6: Magi Mari Magical Memories

Buggy and Chris are joined by Mari, AKA OtapleOneHalf, to learn about the comprehensive history of the magical girl genre, from majoko to Madoka Madoka and beyond, in the process discussing a variety of things including Super Sentai, vagina glomps, Miraculous Ladybug, and a surprising amount of Gainax and Trigger. Continue reading “Third Seat by the Window Episode 6: Magi Mari Magical Memories”

MeganeToast Episode 3: Ping Pong the Animation

Hero kenzan! Hero kenzan! Hero kenzan! The hero appears, bringing you a new episode of MeganeToast straight from Planet Ping Pong! In this episode, Chris and Buggy break down one of their favorite anime: Ping Pong the Animation Continue reading “MeganeToast Episode 3: Ping Pong the Animation”

Digicast 10: Just One George (Tamers Part 2)

Buggy, Tom, Chris, and Maddy finish up Tamers by asking the hard-hitting questions, like “how does one get drunk on milkshakes?” and “why does Ryo even exist?” Tom finally reveals the theory he’s been teasing since episode 1, and Chris reads a very NSFW creepypasta. Continue reading “Digicast 10: Just One George (Tamers Part 2)”

Third Seat by the Window Episode 5: Everyone’s A Critic (And So Can You!)

The Subtle Doctor joins Buggy and Chris to talk about critical analysis in the anime fandom, how to get into it, and where it’s succeeding and failing. Continue reading “Third Seat by the Window Episode 5: Everyone’s A Critic (And So Can You!)”

Digicast 9: Sora Gets Shafted (Tri Part 4)

Buggy passes the goggles. Maddy is hospitalized. Tom complains about animation. Chris does an old-timey radio voice. And everyone complains about how badly Sora seems to get shafted. Continue reading “Digicast 9: Sora Gets Shafted (Tri Part 4)”

Third Seat Special 2 – 2016 Retrospective

Buggy and Chris reflect on what they both consider to be a fantastic year in anime, talking through all the big anime (as well as others they enjoyed) and various events that happened throughout the year. Continue reading “Third Seat Special 2 – 2016 Retrospective”

Third Seat by the Window Episode 3: We Talked About Light Novels So We Chose an Obnoxiously Long Episode Title?!

Buggy and Chris are joined by J-Novel Club’s Sam Pinansky, who shares his experiences with the light novel industry and why he launched the site. Continue reading “Third Seat by the Window Episode 3: We Talked About Light Novels So We Chose an Obnoxiously Long Episode Title?!”

Spiral Radio Episode 1 – Monogatari Part 1: Kizu Genesis

What do you do when a highly acclaimed series that you should theoretically love doesn’t click with you? Is there some flaw in the series? Is the problem with you? And most importantly: if you try to approach the series again, this time with an open mind and determination to finally get the appeal, will you finally be able to love it? Andrew “Buggy” Koerner explores these questions and more in the debut episode of Spiral Radio. Continue reading “Spiral Radio Episode 1 – Monogatari Part 1: Kizu Genesis”

MeganeToast Episode 2: If Her Flag Breaks

Chris and Buggy break down as they attempt to break down Kanojo ga Flag wo Oraretara, AKA If Her Flag Breaks, AKA Gaworare in this episode of MeganeToast. They’ve seen this abomination 7 times between the two of them and they still haven’t figured out what the plot is or how the flag system works. Or even what to use as the title of the show. Also, Buggy’s a bit intoxicated throughout the entire episode, but, I mean…can you really blame him? Continue reading “MeganeToast Episode 2: If Her Flag Breaks”