Five Observations, Episode 3: In other words, “commenting” does not equate to “understanding”

Welcome to Five Observations, an anime and pop culture podcast! Each episode, I will share five things I have been thinking about. http://fiveobservations.com/podcast/5obs003.mp3 In this instalment: much-needed validation, the naive libertarianism of Kino's Journey, Thimbleweed Park's point-and-click nostalgia, maximum respect for simulcast translators, and the best and worst of the summer season. I’m Robert, and here …

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The Mundanime Podcast Episode VIII: Iyashikei(?)

Welcome to episode 8 of Mundanime Podcasts and Reviews. During this episode, Gyrozen and Taluun will discuss the naming convention regarding iyashikei or "healing anime" and what exactly makes iyashikei. Time: 52:02 |Download (Right click, Save As) You can email us at mundanimemail@gmail.com Kurt can be reached at anilist.co/user/Gyrozen Ben can be reached at twitter.com/TaluunBG …

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The GDB Power Rankings: Summer 2017, Week 9

Urtag Made in Abyss (ep9) Princess Principal (ep8) Welcome to the Ballroom (ep9) Gamers! (ep8) Re:Creators (ep20) Made in Abyss once again had another great episode accompanied with excellent music. We got to see the effects of climbing the Abyss and how severe it is no matter that distance travelled. This weeks Princess Principal was …

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The GDB Power Rankings: Summer 2017, Week 8

Urtag Made in Abyss (ep8) Princess Principal (ep7) 18if (ep8) Welcome to the Ballroom (ep8) Tsuredure Children (ep8) The music in Made in Abyss is what really sets it apart from the rest of the shows this season. It always fits the tone and helps emphasize what is going on. Even though this episode was …

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Spiral Radio Episode 2 – Death Note

"How did you get into anime?" This is a question anime fans love asking each other, and in this episode, Andrew "Buggy" Koerner shares his story of getting into anime through Death Note, as well as searching for why its once-insane popularity seems to have waned so drastically. Download (right-click, save link as) | Time: …

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The GDB Power Rankings: Summer 2017, Week 7

Urtag Made in Abyss (ep7) Princess Principal (ep6) Tsuredure Children (ep7) Gamers! (ep6) Magical Circle Guru-Guru(ep6) This week's episode of Made in Abyss was amazing, it rivals the first episode in quality. We learn a lot about Ozen, Riko, and Reg and the Abyss in general, as well as how terrifying and caring Ozen can …

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The GDB Power Rankings: Summer 2017, Week 6

Urtag Princess Principal (ep5) Made in Abyss (ep6) Tsuredure Children (ep6) Gamers! (ep5) New Game!! (ep5) At this rate, Princess Principal is going to take my anime of the season with how interesting this show is and continues being. I love what studio 3Hz is doing and hope they continue strong for the second half …

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The GDB Power Rankings: Summer 2017, Week 5

Urtag Princess Principal (ep4) Made In Abyss (ep5) Tsuredure Children (ep5) Kakegurui (ep5) Welcome to the Ballroom (ep5) Princess Principal takes my top spot once again with another interesting episode. I am really happy with the direction this show has taken and its interesting story. In second once again is Made In Abyss as the …

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