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- What does anime do poorly? - The Great Debate
- Macross Anniversary BLOWN - Dramatic Reading
- The surprisingly quiet THE DISAPPEARANCE OF NAGATO YUKI-CHAN - Manga Review
- News: Lots of New Anime Announced, including MAMORU OSHII and IKUHARA! Plus KISHIMOTO's next work!
- Why screwball comedies so popular in anime? - Great Debate
- Evangelion's Last 2 Episodes Will NEVER Be Released - Dramatic Reading
- The experimental weirdness of THE CHOCOLATE PANIC PICTURE SHOW - Anime Review
- News: New Anime Announced! Mari Okada's First Film Released! 2 Big Anime Films on Netflix!
- Why is there so much fantasy anime now? - The Great Debate
- Mononoke Hime DISSED - Salty Waters (Dramatic Reading)
- The post-apocalyptic slice-of-life comedy GIRLS' LAST TOUR - Anime Review
- News: New Anime Coming and Licensed, details on SWORD ART ONLINE live-action, and more!
- Internationalization of Anime - The Great Debate
- How can fans grow anime fandom? - Great Debate
- Bandai in America - Salty Waters (Dramatic Reading)
- 2018 Winter Anime Preview Guide
- News: New Anime Announced! MONSTER MUSUME almost sold out in UK! FMA live-action on NETFLIX!
- News: FREE in US theaters! New BAR HUNTER franchise! CELLS AT WORK gets an anime!
- How can the anime industry get more Western fans? - The Great Debate
- Anime Stagnation - Salty Waters (Dramatic Reading)
- The ecchi action comedy CUTIE HONEY (1973) - Anime Review
- News: New MIYAZAKI! TANYA THE EVIL movie! SILENT VOICE in US theaters Feb 2! GODZILLA!
- The Great Debate: Why is the manga "always better"?
- Salty Waters: Thumbs Down on Akira and Ghost in the Shell
- The absurd slice-of-life comedy A SISTER'S ALL YOU NEED - Anime Review
- News: Anime Strike Shuts Down! New TIGER AND BUNNY and LOVE LIVE SUNSHINE! VIOLET EVERGARDEN dates!
- Questions and Answers for 2017
- The avant garde symbolism of Mamoru Oshii's ANGEL'S EGG - Anime Review
- News: CRUNCHYROLL simulcasts! SENTAI licenses TAKUNOMI! New NON NON BIYORI!
- March 2018
- Salty Waters (Dramatic Reading): Monster Pocket Mind Control
- A novel about the anime industry: ANIME SUPREMACY! - Novel Review
- News: HOSODA's films streaming! Live-action ONE PIECE! New CUTIE HONEY!
- Salty Tears: Mortal Sin
- Moebius's psychedelic space epic WORLD OF EDENA - Comic Review
- The sweet online romance RECOVERY OF AN MMO JUNKIE - Anime Review
- News: Simulcasts! MAMORU HOSODA's next film! VIOLET EVERGARDEN Jan. 10!
- Dramatic Reading of Old Anime Posts: 10 Years After
- Anime Soup Premiere! Weird clips from this week's anime
- Re:Monster vs. Reincarnated as Slime vs. How to Build a Dungeon volumes 1 - Manga Review
- News! MIYAZAKI's next film, new CARDCAPTORS on CR, BATMAN NINJA, and more!
- News: Live-Action FMA, KENSHIN Creator Possessed Child Pr0n?, POKÉMON movie makes $2.4M, and more
- The D&D comedy RUNE SOLDIER LOUIE - Anime Review
- Dramatic Reading of Old Anime Threads: Missing Millions
- Dramatic Reading of Old Anime Threads: Blind Faith in Disney
- The beautiful arthouse film THE TALE OF PRINCESS KAGUYA - Anime Review
- News: Anime at the Oscars, CR adds Star Blazers and gets hacked, and more
- News: Cameron's ALITA! DEADPOOL is PIKACHU!
- How to Run Stranger Things in The Whispering Road
- The adult competence of BLADE RUNNER: BLACK OUT 2022 - Anime Review
- News! More on HAYAO MIYAZAKI's next film! Possible SATOSHI KON adaptation! More FREE!
- The comedic horror of GEGEGE NO KITARO - Manga Review
- Why I Stopped Watching RE:CREATORS - Anime Review, eps 1-9
- A Dramatic Reading of an Old Anime Thread: More Violence
- Anime news! Industry sales high, Haruhi Suzumiya back at CR, and more
- Boogiepop Phantom vs. Serial Experiments Lain: How Similar Are They?
- Dramatic Reading of Old Anime Threads: I Resent Akira
- The historical comedy NINJA GIRL AND SAMURAI MASTER - Anime Review
- News: New Kawamori Anime! 30 New Anime From Netflix! More!
- A Dramatic Reading of Old Anime Threads: Armageddon
- Fall 2017 Anime Preview Guide! 21 Anime!
- News! New ASHITA NO JOE and MAJOR! LITTLE BUSTERS visual novel in America!
- Why I Stopped Watching Re:Creators (review of eps 1-9)
- News! INDEX! MAZINGER! MY-HIME!
- The adult competence of BLADE RUNNER: BLACK OUT 2022
- YOUR NAME Hollywood live-action! GUNDAM UNICORN unveiled! More anime news!
- The Big Hentai Discussion
- The pervy fun of GOLDEN BOY
- BLADE RUNNER short! New CARD CAPTOR SAKURA! More LITTLE WITCH ACADEMIA?
- The school life comedy of INTERVIEWS WITH MONSTER GIRLS
- Japanese Manga Scanners Arrested! ARIA Kickstarter! More KENSHIN live-action and GUNDAM: THE ORIGIN!
- Comedic calligraphy - SENGOKU CHOJYU GIGA - Anime Review
- CRUNCHYROLL to dub in non-English! ARIA Kickstarter expands! More TOONAMI!
- August 2017
- Anime News! TOONAMI, UTENA, KONOSUBA, TO HEART 2, and more!
- The sublime craft of DEN-NOH COIL
- The Backstory: Robotech Live-Action Movie
- News: More Anime! Code Geass! Director for Robotech Live-Action!
- The Restaurant of Many Orders - Anime Review
- The Backstory: Hideaki Anno Starts Animator Training Program
- News! NARUTO! CRUNCHYROLL! ANNO! (not all together...)
- Boogiepop Phantom: Who Is Worth Saving?
- The quiet arthouse film THE RED TURTLE
- The Backstory: Legendary anime studio Artland dies
- The Backstory: Gainax is making Leiji Matsumoto Films
- News: GAINAX movies! Studio Artland shuts down! More FULL METAL PANIC!
- Review of GUNDAM THUNDERBOLT episode 1
- Anime news: YOUR NAME spinoff manga, Amazon Prime licenses, Junji Ito anime, CAGLIOSTRO, and more!
- Boogiepop Phantom: Memories
- Review of Evangelion Parody DUAL PARALLEL TROUBLE ADVENTURE
- The Backstory: Khara's Lawsuit Against Gainax
- News: Gainax vs Khara! FLCL at AX! New GUNDAM!
- The quiet, beautiful domestic drama that is WOLF CHILDREN
- The Backstory on the Vivaldi's Four Seasons Anime Project
- News! In This Corner of The World! Cosplay! Four Seasons!
- Themes of Boogiepop Phantom Change and Escapism
- MISS HOKUSAI, The Arthouse Slice of Life Drama - Anime Film Review
- The Backstory: Indigo Ignited
- Anime News! COWBOY BEBOP live-action! SAKURA and Infini-T Force at Anime Expo! More!
- The Boogiepop Franchise
- The Backstory: The Legend of Grancrest War
- The Backstory: A Ghibli Park?
- News! GHIBLI PARK! GRANCREST WAR! MEGAZONE 23!
- Read or Die (OVA) - Anime Review
- The Backstory: Anime Technical Director Makes $900/month?!?
- New KyoAni Anime! More NON NON BIYORI! More UTENA! HARLOCK Manga in English!
- The Backstory: Lu over the Wall and Masaaki Yuasa
- Reviewing GRIMGAR OF FANTASY AND ASH
- News! MIYAZAKI! HOSODA! A SILENT VOICE! YOUR NAME!
- Boogiepop Phantom: What did I just watch?
- A perfect intro Gundam series? Review of GUNDAM BUILD FIGHTERS TRY
- News! More GUNDAM BUILD FIGHTERS! Crunchyroll adds old anime! YOUR NAME makes $47M in the US!
- How to Avoid Otaku Burnout - The Soapbox
- A love letter to Gundam fans: Gundam Build Fighters (Anime Review)
- YURI ON ICE film! More BLUE EXORCIST! Downloadable anime! More news!
- Gundam: The Origin Anime Review
- The Backstory: Yutaka Yamamoto and his "Twilight" Project
- NEWS! Crowdfunded Anime, Kids on the Slope live-action, Your Name makes $4M US, and more!
- name' is the most beautiful anime film I've seen - Anime Review
- Name' Makes Millions, Pokemon Sun & Moon Comes to America, and more!
- Gargantia of the Verdurous Planet - Anime Review
- No Stream Sunday, AND a Mini-Review of YOUR NAME!
- Your Name Makes $1.5 MILLION Dollars, Lodoss Licensed, and more!
- New Ghost in the Shell, Card Captor Sakura, Eureka Seven. And more!
- New ShowS?!? Plus a new schedule! Watch live!
- Review! Ghost in the Shell 2017 live-action is...worth seeing!
- News! Attack on Titan S2, Mind Game Kickstarter, Gundam, and more!
- December 2017