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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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 Mundanime Podcast Episode VII: The Snow Has Thawed

Welcome to episode 7 of Mundanime Podcasts and Reviews. During this episode, the pre-seasonal team from episode 1 returns to wrap up the winter 2017 anime season. Time: 2:30:30 | Download You can email us at mundanimemail@gmail.com Kurt can be reached at anilist.co/user/Gyrozen Buggy can be reached at twitter.com/DaLadybugMan and at baguburagu.wordpress.com/ Ben can be …

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The Mundanime Podcast Episode VI: A Service to the Fans

Welcome to the sixth episode of the Mundanime Podcast. During this episode, Taluun, Cheng, Serith, and Urtag will be setting the record straight on what fanservice is, and how the term is very misrepresented in the community, as well as its influence and presentation in the industry. Time: 1:30:30 | Download You can email us …

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Third Seat by the Window Episode 1×05: 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. Download (right click, save link as) | Time: 3:15:24 | iTunes | YouTube Link (coming soon) Social Media and Correspondence Buggy’s Twitter | Buggy’s YouTube | The Bugblog …

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The Mundanime Podcast Episode V: Awaiting the Bloom of Spring

Welcome to the fifth episode of The Mundanime Podcast! During this episode, Taluun, Gyrozen, Serith, Retui, and Urtag will discuss the upcoming spring 2017 anime season. We will discuss numerous full length anime and shorts, as well as our overall expectations and predictions for the season. Time: 2:33:05 | Download You can email us at …

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The Mundanime Podcast Episode IV: On the Tales and Exploits of 2016 (Part III)

The Mundanime Podcast Episode IV: On the Tales and Exploits of 2016 (Part III) Welcome to the fourth episode of The Mundanime Podcast, where the same crew (save for Gyrozen) will discuss what we view as noteworthy anime from the fall season of 2016 anime. Apologies in advance for some audio messups during this episode. …

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