If your download of this episode has overlapping audio for about ten seconds at 24:40, redownload the file. This was a problem in the first version that was uploaded that has been fixed.
This week we’re breaking new grounds in laziness as we not only catch up on reading listener emails, we try out new microphones that sound well, bad. Fortunately, Ichigo from Anime Pulse is our guest to offer his unique and robotic-sounding perspective!
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- Official website of Steve Bennett, who is to be referred to from now on as “Stevie B”
- Cartoon Brew, the blog of Jerry Beck
- Teleport City
- Fansview.com’s page on Sailor Bubba – ignore the writeup on him, cause it’s a filthy lie
- Sailor Bubba bobbleheads
- ANN’s interview with Man-Faye where he equates cosplay attention whoring with crusading for the preservation of First Amendment rights
- Funimation’s trailers page where you can see their misleading Desert Punk trailer
- Fan-Service’s podcast index featuring not only them making fun of Desert Punk, but also their rap about Discipline – I think the “truth in advertising” version of the Desert Punk trailer is in the 3/4/06 episode, but I don’t remember
- Our episode all about Kazuo Koike
- A Brief Romp Through Tenchi Fandom History by David Nolen (update 10/28/07: should no longer 404)
As we discussed on the show, here is the link to the official website for the anime Karas as provided by Jacqueline Ghaemmaghami, the Grassroots Campaign Director of M80 Marketing:
We should be getting a DVD review copy of Karas in the near future, so look forward to that review.
- English edition of Web Comic Genzo where the new chapters of Gravitation are being released – Clarissa assures us that this is not a web comic even though it has “web comic” right in the name
- Eva Monkey, the Ultimate Evangelion Resource Site – for all you people who want to talk about “what Evangelion really means”
- ANN’s entry for what Gainax, makers of Evangelion, has worked on
- ANN’s entry for what BONES, makers of RahXephon, has worked on
- Blue Underground’s limited edition DVD release of The Final Countdown
- Patrick Macias with definitive proof that the second Japanorama series is real and forthcoming in June
- Website of the people who’ll put on Anime London – Daryl stumbled over his words by saying cosplay is something you “can’t not avoid”
- Phantasmagoria, made by Roberta “my convoluted puzzle solving logic killed adventure gaming” Williams with soundtrack by Nobuo Uematsu of Final Fantasy fame
- Anime Weekend Atlanta – note that we don’t REALLY have media passes to this just yet, but we can hope
- ASO Radio, an anime podcast Ichigo describes as “horrible”
- Official website of Dr Master, the former Comics One which still appears to be selling Crayon Shinchan
- The full text of the Discipline ad copy which you should STILL dramatically interpret and send in to us so we can play it (NOT SAFE FOR WORK OR CHILDREN)
Next week, Gerald reviews the Often Overlooked theatrical anime title Taro the Dragon Boy, Clarissa talks about both the anime and manga for Eyeshield 21, and Daryl’s search for THE TRUTH makes its triumphant and long-delayed return as he FINALLY get to reporting on what happened at Megacon, a sci-fi con aka garage sale with a lot of anime folks present.