ANNCast Holiday Special Part II

by Zac Bertschy and Justin Sevakis, Dec 30th 2009


ANNCast Holiday Special Part II: 2005-2009

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Well, here it is, ANNCast Holiday Special II: Die Harder.

No wait, make that ANNCast Holiday Special II: Attack of the Clones.

Wait wait, no, I've got it: ANNCast 2 Holiday 2 Special

We're covering 2005-2009 which were mostly pretty grim depressing wasteland years for the anime industry and as such things get a little dark, but that's OK because we're both very punchy and easily distracted thanks to talking about anime for 4 hours straight.

WITNESS! the fall of Geneon USA!

THRILL! to the slow fading of ADV Films!

COWER IN FEAR before your new monolithic overlords: Funimation!

And just so you don't forget: by no means is this intended to be an exhaustive or "complete" discussion of the last 10 years - Justin and I are simply reminiscing, staggering down memory lane with bottles in brown paper bags. There were the good times, the bad times, and a whole lot of questionable anime. No guests, no distractions, just shootin' the breeze. In other words, you've been warned: this is a whole lot of Justin and I going on and on at length about old stuff.

We're back to normal next week with our usual format and some cool guests so enjoy listening to Part II of the Holiday Special while dealing with your post-New Year's hangover. Perhaps it will drown out the thudding headache and lingering regrets.

See you next year!



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NSFW Language Warning: Lots more swearing this time. Can you blame us?

ANNCast Holiday Special II Breakdown

00:53 2005

17:25 2006

35:03 2007

51:59 2008

1:03:52 2009

And that's it! See you next week.

Have questions for the ANNCast crew? Tweet 'em to @ANNZac! Or check out the community forums thread about the show, or send email questions to zac@animenewsnetwork dot com!

Special thanks to Phillip Harrington for designing and creating the ANNCast logo.


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