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Why The Ranking of Kings is Heading to the Top

by Lynzee Loveridge, Jacki Jing, & James Beckett,

James, Jacki, and Lynzee discuss two series with completely different settings and characters but with one common thread. Also: SPY x FAMILY is getting an anime FINALLY and SAO: Progressive is starting to look really promising!

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Meet the Hosts!

As executive editor of Anime News Network, Lynzee Loveridge has the unique position of knowing what's tracking with the critics and with viewers in the anime fandom. She not only writes her own reviews every season but also reads everything from ANN's editorial staff! Outside of work, she's just a magical girl living in a Junji Ito world.

Jacki Jing is ANN's lead video producer and resident punch 'em up fangirl. You can find her binge-watching the latest shonen battle royale series, kicking ass on Twitch, and hosting events from esports to voice actor interviews.

James Beckett is one of ANN's resident series reviewers and he's never shy to let the world know how he really feels. You can find his impressions of the latest shows in the Preview Guide and well as episode reviews for hit anime series.

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00:00 Halloween Intros
09:00 Jacki went to the My Hero Academia film red carpet!
16:00 The live-action Cowboy Bebop and concerns about Vicious' hair
23:30 The SPY x FAMILY anime is looking good!
29:30 The Sword Art Online: Progressive movie is making bank
34:00 The Ranking of Kings can't be missed!
53:00 Komi Can't Communicate chat

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