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ANNCast - The Crunchiest Exposition

Zac and Jacob recap their long weekend at Crunchyroll Expo 2018, digging in to Alita: Battle Angel, Ulysses, Crunchyroll Originals, Yoshitoshi ABe , and even our old pal DARLING in the FRANXX ! ― ANNCast 334 - The Crunchiest Exposition Zac and Jacob recap their long weekend at Crunchyroll Expo 2018, digging in to Alita: Battle Angel, Ulysses, High Guardian Spice, Yoshitoshi ABe, and even our old pal...
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ANNCast - Mail's Here

Zac and Jacob uncork the mailbox for another round of listener questions - this fall's big anime movies, the third season of Free! , Rumiko Takahashi , live idol events and much more! ― ANNCast 333 - Mail's Here Zac and Jacob uncork the mailbox for another round of listener questions - this fall's big anime movies, the third season of Free!, Rumiko Takahashi, live idol events and much more! You can ...
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ANNCast - Final Franxxtasy

Zac and Jacob claw their way out of the center of the earth just in time to finally talk about the Darling in the Franxx finale. PLUS: Planet With, Otakon 2018, Star Blazers 2199 and a whole lot more! ― ANNCast Live at Otakon 2018 Zac and Jacob claw their way out of the center of the earth just in time to finally talk about the Darling in the Franxx finale. PLUS: Planet With, Otakon 2018, Star Blaze...
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ANNCast Live at Otakon 2018

ANNCast is back with the audio from our panel at Otakon 2018, featuring special guest Mike Toole! Zac and Mike take a quick tour of 20 years of ANN history, followed by a Q&A session with the audience. ― ANNCast Live at Otakon 2018 ANNCast is back with the audio from our panel at Otakon 2018, featuring special guest Mike Toole! Zac and Mike take a quick tour of 20 years of ANN history, followed by a...
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ANNCast - A Quick One While He's Away

We're losing our minds preparing for AX and the Summer 2018 Preview Guide, but we still had time to talk about the last couple weeks of Franxx, Full Metal Panic, a couple summer movies and more! ― ANNCast Episode 331 - A Quick One While He's Away We're losing our minds preparing for AX and the Summer 2018 Preview Guide, but we still had time to talk about the last couple weeks of Franxx, Full Metal ...
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ANNCast - Giant-Size Double Feature ANNCast

FIRST! Zac and Jacob return to the maddening world of DARLING in the FRANXX , PLUS FLCL2! THEN: Dave and Graziella from Friends from the Internet are back for 90 minutes of our E3 Game Show! It's all videogames! C'mon in! ― ANNCast Episode 330 - Giant-Size Double Feature ANNCast FIRST! Zac and Jacob return to the maddening world of Darling in the Franxx, PLUS FLCL2! THEN: Dave and Graziella from Fri...
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ANNCast - FRANXXly my Darling, I Don't Give A Damn

Zac and Jacob shake off the rust, pound their gloves and get on the mat once more with DARLING in the FRANXX . ― ANNCast Episode 329 - Franxxly My Darling, I Don't Give A Damn Zac and Jacob shake off the rust, pound their gloves and get on the mat once more with Darling in the Franxx. You can listen to the show on our player here, direct-download the MP3 version here, check out the show on Stitcher ...
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ANNCast Interview: Stephanie Sheh and Mike Sinterniklaas

This collaborative team is known for excellence at every level of ADR. In this episode, Mike and Stephanie stop by ANNCast to chat in-depth about their latest project, Lu over the Wall, in theaters May 11! ― ANNCast Episode 328 - Stephanie Sheh and Mike Sinterninklaas This esteemed collaborative team is known for excellence at every level of ADR - directing, writing, mixing, and of course, acting. I...
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ANNCast - Superhero Ouroboros

Zac and Jacob are shocked at how good Batman Ninja was! PLUS: DARLING in the FRANXX , Megalobox , Legend of the Galactic Heroes and even a whole Infinity War! ― ANNCast Episode 327 - Superhero Ouroboros Zac and Jacob are shocked at how good Batman Ninja was! PLUS: Darling in the Franxx, Megalobox, Legend of the Galactic Heroes and even a whole Infinity War! You can listen to the show on our player h...
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ANNCast - Just A Little Bit of Spring

Jacob's out sick, so interest editor Lynzee Loveridge stops by the podcast to help Zac sort through the best and worst of Spring 2018 so far. ― ANNCast Episode 326 - Just A Little Bit of Spring You can listen to the show on our player here, direct-download the MP3 version here, check out the show on Stitcher here, and we're also on Google Play Music right here, or you can just use these handy links:...
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ANNCast - Remember Gundam?

Zac and Jacob get in a fight with Wes Anderson's Isle of Dogs and Steven Spielberg's Ready Player One - PLUS: The end of Winter 2018 and your weekly allowance of FRANXX! ― ANNCast Episode 325 - Remember Gundam? Zac and Jacob get in a fight with Wes Anderson's Isle of Dogs and Steven Spielberg's Ready Player One - PLUS: The end of Winter 2018 and your weekly allowance of FRANXX! You can listen to the...
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ANNCast - Scotland Loves Anime

Andrew Partridge , founder of Europe's Anime Limited and the Scotland Loves Anime film festival drops by to share his history and insight into the world of European anime distribution. ― ANNCast Episode 324 - Scotland Loves Anime Andrew Partridge, founder of Europe's Anime Limited and the Scotland Loves Anime film festival drops by to share his history and insight into the world of European anime di...
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ANNCast - Frnxx fr th Mmrs

Zac and Jacob once more give Franxx, plus The Ancient Magus Bride's codependency explosion, After the Rain, A Place Further than the Universe, the Oscars, the Crunchyroll Awards and SO MUCH MORE! ― ANNCast Episode 323 - Frnxx fr th Mmrs Zac and Jacob once more give Franxx, plus The Ancient Magus Bride's codependency explosion, After the Rain, A Place Further than the Universe, the Oscars, the Crunch...
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ANNCast - Gundam Wing

Zac, Jacob and special guest Lauren Orsini scream and fight their way through all 49 episodes of Mobile Suit Gundam Wing, the Gundam show that conquered America in the 90s. They'll need a real Heero to get through this! ― ANNCast Episode 322 - Gundam Wing Zac, Jacob and special guest from Otaku Journalist, Gunpla101 and right here on ANN Lauren Orsini scream and fight their way through all 49 episod...
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ANNCast - Macy's Franxxgiving Day Parade

Zac and Jacob strap on their butt handles for a fistfight with DARLING in the FRANXX ! PLUS: catching up with The Ancient Magus' Bride and much more! ― ANNCast Episode 321 - Macy's Franxxgiving Day Parade Zac and Jacob strap on their butt handles for a fistfight with Darling in the Franxx! PLUS: casting spells of codependence with The Ancient Magus Bride and much more! You can listen to the show on ...
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ANNCast - Uncomfortably Real with Anime World Order

The Anime World Order crew drops by the ANNCast clubhouse once more to carpet bomb us with mindblowing truth about the best anime of 2017 and 2018 so far, plus games, movies, and a whole lot more. ― ANNCast Episode 320 - Uncomfortably Real with Anime World Order Three escaped fugitives, Daryl Surat, Gerald Rathkolb, and Clarissa Graffeo - an intergalactic gang of criminals otherwise known as the Ani...
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ANNCast - Surviving the Seven Seas

The scrappy, successful manga publisher behind Devilman and Made in Abyss stops by ANNCast to go in-depth on the manga market in 2018, plus light novels, classic manga and a new license announcement! ― ANNCast Episode 319 - Surviving the Seven Seas The scrappy, successful manga publisher behind Devilman and Made in Abyss stops by ANNCast to go in-depth on the manga market in 2018, plus light novels,...
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ANNCast - Come Mail Away

Zac and Jacob take a load off and open up some submissions from the reader mailbag - winter 2018 anime, movies, Star Wars and a whole lot more! ― ANNCast Episode 318 - Come Mail Away Zac and Jacob take a load off and open up some submissions from the reader mailbag - winter 2018 anime, movies, Star Wars and a whole lot more! You can listen to the show on our player here, direct-download the MP3 vers...
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ANNCast - Winter 2018 Anime Roundup

Zac, Jacob and special guest Gabriella Ekens fiendishly devour as many of the 2018 winter premieres as they can, plus Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters! ― ANNCast Episode 317 - Winter 2018 Anime Roundup Zac, Jacob and special guest Gabriella Ekens fiendishly devour as many of the 2018 winter premieres as they can, plus Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters! You can listen to the show on our player here, d...
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ANNCast - Devilman Crybaby's Day Out

Mike Toole stops by ANNCast to rip through all 10 stupefying episodes of Masaaki Yuasa's hyperviolent, hyperthematically complicated Netflix original DEVILMAN crybaby! WARNING: SPOILERS! ― ANNCast Episode 316 - Devilman Crybaby's Day Out Mike Toole stops by ANNCast to rip through all 10 stupefying episodes of Masaaki Yuasa's hyperviolent, hyperthematically complicated Netflix original Devilman Cryba...
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ANNCast's Best Anime of 2017

Zac, Jacob and an all-star panel of very special guests gather for a marathon-length debate over the top five best anime of 2017! ― ANNCast Episode 315 - ANNCast's Best Anime of 2017 Anime was unstoppable in 2017! Join an all-star panel of guests, including The Canipa Effect's Callum May, Anime Nostalgia Podcast's Dawn and our own Gabriella Ekens along with Zac and Jacob as they count down their 5 b...
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ANNCast - The Games of The Year 2017

2017 was a HUGE year for video games, so we've got a HUGE podcast counting down our Top 5 Games of 2017, with an all-star panel! ― ANNCast Episode 314 - Games of the Year 2017 2017 was a HUGE year for video games, so we've got a HUGE podcast counting down our Top 5 Games of 2017, featuring Dave and Graziella from Friends from the Internet, Dustin Bailey, formerly of This Week in Games, and Heidi Kem...
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ANNCast - Ecchi Sketches

Jacob Grady, FAKKU founder and freshly-minted owner of Kitty Media drops by ANNCast for another round of questions and answers about the business of ero (plus skateboards). ― ANNCast Episode 313 - Ecchi Sketches Jacob Grady, FAKKU founder and freshly-minted owner of Kitty Media drops by ANNCast for another round of questions and answers about the business of ero (plus skateboards). You can listen to...
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ANNCast - MMOtivation

Jacob and Zac dive back into the romcom world of Recovery of an MMO Junkie, catch up with The Ancient Magus' Bride, do a little arthouse movie roundup plus your Twitter questions! ― ANNCast Episode 312 - MMOtivation Jacob and Zac dive back into the romcom world of Recovery of an MMO Junkie, catch up with The Ancient Magus Bride, do a little arthouse movie roundup plus your Twitter questions! You can...
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ANNCast - New Dominion Thank Police

Jacob and Zac chew on Justice League for a while before digging in to your Twitter questions - Evangelion, Kino's Journey, Ancient Magus Bride and a whole lot more! ― ANNCast Episode 311 - New Dominion Thank Police Jacob and Zac chew on Justice League for a while before digging in to your Twitter questions - Evangelion, Kino's Journey, Ancient Magus Bride and a whole lot more! You can listen to the ...
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ANNCast - I Can't Believe I Fate The Whole Thing

Jacob and Zac saw Fate/stay night: Heaven's Feel AND Fate/Apocrypha and can't wait to argue about them. PLUS: Ancient Magus Bride, Mary and The Witch's Flower and more! ― ANNCast Episode 310 - I Can't Believe I Fate The Whole Thing Jacob and Zac saw Fate Stay Night Heaven's Feel AND Fate Apocrypha and can't wait to argue about them. PLUS: Ancient Magus Bride, Mary and the Witch's Flower and more! Yo...
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ANNCast - Danganronpa Deep Dive

Jacob, Sam, and Oren revisit this series' legacy from the first game all the way through the controversial new V3: Killing Harmony in this thrilling, chilling, killing retrospective. ― ANNCast Episode 309 - Danganronpa Deep-Dive Jacob, Sam, and Oren, who was the first fan to translate Danganronpa into English, revisit this series' legacy from the first game all the way through the controversial new ...
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ANNCast - Fall 2017 Anime Roundup

Zac and Jacob run through as many Fall 2017 anime season premieres as they can, from Ancient Magus Bride to Inuyashiki, and have nothing but hot takes for you. Plus twitter time! ― ANNCast Episode 308 - Fall 2017 Anime Roundup Zac and Jacob run through as many Fall 2017 anime season premieres as they can, from Ancient Magus Bride to Inuyashiki, and have nothing but hot takes for you. Plus twitter ti...
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ANNCast - Kemono Replicants

Zac and Jacob spit a whole ocean of hot takes on the Blade Runner anime, the untimely betrayal of Kemono Friends, One-Punch Man Season 2 and your Twitter questions! ― ANNCast Episode 307 - Kemono Replicants Zac and Jacob spit a whole ocean of hot takes on the Blade Runner anime, the untimely betrayal of Kemono Friends, One Punch Man Season 2 and your Twitter questions! You can listen to the show on ...
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ANNCast - Nap Squad

Zac and Jacob tackle Kenji Kamiyama's Napping Princess, plus the end of summer anime, new movies, and plenty of your questions! ― ANNCast Episode 306 - Nap Squad Zac and Jacob tackle Kenji Kamiyama's Napping Princess, plus the end of summer anime, new movies, and plenty of your questions! You can listen to the show on our player here, direct-download the MP3 version here, check out the show on Stitc...
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ANNCast - Little Witch Academia

Zac and Jacob smack their brooms together and head on a magical journey through Studio Trigger's foray into family-friendly fantasy: it's Little Witch Academia! ― ANNCast Episode 305 - Little Witch Academia Zac and Jacob smack their brooms together and head on a magical journey through Studio Trigger's foray into family-friendly fantasy: it's Little Witch Academia! You can listen to the show on our ...
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ANNCast - Kleckstarter

FIRST: Zac talks to Right Stuf CEO Shawne Kleckner about his enormous Aria Kickstarter. THEN: Zac and Jacob take your questions on fall 2017 anime, Netflix Death Note, Crunchyroll Expo and more! ― ANNCast Episode 304 - Kleckstarter FIRST: Zac talks to Right Stuf CEO Shawne Kleckner about his enormous Aria Kickstarter. THEN: Zac and Jacob take your questions on fall 2017 anime, Netflix Death Note, Cr...
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ANNCast - Back from the Grave

Zac returns with a full report from Otakon in Washington DC while Jacob hashes out My Hero Academia and Welcome to the Ballroom. ― ANNCast Episode 303 - Back from the Grave Zac returns with a full report from Otakon in Washington DC while Jacob hashes out My Hero Academia and Welcome to the Ballroom. You can listen to the show on our player here, direct-download the MP3 version here, check out the s...
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ANNCast - Kemono Friends

Zac, Jacob and special guest Paul Chapman bushwhack their way through Japari Park in an attempt to understand the international phenomenon known as Kemono Friends. ― ANNCast Episode 302 - Kemono Friends Zac, Jacob and special guest Paul Chapman of Crunchyroll News and The Greatest Movie Ever podcast bushwhack their way through Japari Park in an attempt to understand the international phenomenon know...
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ANNCast: Resurrection

Zac, Jacob, and Discotek's Brady Hartel round up the summer 2017 anime season, plus Anime Expo, San Diego Comic-Con, Castlevania and much much more! ― ANNCast Episode 301 - Resurrection Zac, Jacob and Discotek's Brady Hartel round up the summer 2017 anime season, plus Anime Expo, San Diego Comic-Con, Castlevania and much much more! You can listen to the show on our player here, direct-download the M...
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ANNCast - Rumiko Talkahashi

Zac and special guest Dawn from the Anime Nostalgia Podcast reveal their undying love for Rumiko Takahashi, titan of manga, creator of timeless classics like Urusei Yatsura, Ranma 1/2 and more. ― ANNCast Episode 300 - Rumiko Talkahashi Zac and special guest Dawn from the Anime Nostalgia Podcast reveal their undying love for Rumiko Takahashi, titan of manga, creator of timeless classics like Urusei Y...
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ANNCast - Programmed To Feel Pain

Friends from the Internet Dave Riley and Graziella Mattie join Zac to stare longingly into the void with Nier: Automata. PLUS: Persona 5 and our most anticipated games from E3! ― ANNCast Episode 299 - Programmed To Feel Pain Friends from the Internet Dave Riley and Graziella Mattie join Zac to stare longingly into the void with Nier: Automata. PLUS: Persona 5 and our most anticipated games from E3! ...
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ANNCast (Video) - A Silent Voice

Zac, Jacob and the hosts of This Week in Anime take on both the highly acclaimed manga and the brand-new film adaptation of A Silent Voice. ― ANNCast Episode 298 - A Silent Voice Zac, Jacob and the hosts of This Week in Anime take on Kyoto Animation's adaptation of the smash manga, A Silent Voice. You can listen to the show on our player here, direct-download the MP3 version here, check out the show...
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ANNCast - Psycho-Pass

Zac, Jacob and special guest Gabriella Ekens stitch their brains together for a deep dive on the entirety of PSYCHO-PASS - both seasons (yes, both seasons) and the film. ― ANNCast Episode 297 - Psycho-Pass Zac, Jacob and special guest Gabriella Ekens stitch their brains together for a deep dive on the entirety of PSYCHO-PASS - both seasons (yes, both seasons) and the film! You can listen to the show...
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ANNCast - Supernerds United

Justin Sevakis, Daryl Surat and Mike Toole reconvene to take on Berserk, Ghost in the Shell, retro anime rereleases and a whole bunch of your Twitter questions! ― ANNCast Episode 296 - Supernerds United Justin Sevakis, Daryl Surat and Mike Toole reconvene to take on Berserk, Ghost in the Shell, retro anime rereleases and a whole bunch of your Twitter questions! You can listen to the show on our play...
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ANNCast - The Sacred Scrolls of Wall

Zac, Jacob and special guest Lynzee take your questions on convention culture, long-running anime, giant DVD collections, franchise fatigue and much more! ― ANNCast Episode 295 - The Sacred Scrolls of Wall Zac, Jacob and special guest Lynzee take your questions on convention culture, long-running anime, giant DVD collections, franchise fatigue and much more! You can listen to the show on our player ...
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ANNCast - Zacura Quest

Zac and Jacob take on Sakura Quest, Re:Creators, Nier: Automata, and a special trip down VHS fansub memory lane. ― ANNCast Episode 294 - Zacura Quest Zac and Jacob take on Sakura Quest, Re:Creators, Nier: Automata, and a special trip down VHS fansub memory lane. You can listen to the show on our player here, direct-download the MP3 version here, check out the show on Stitcher here, and we're also on...
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ANNCast - Spring 2017 Anime Roundup

Zac and Jacob break down the entire Spring 2017 anime season, from Titans to Boruto to Eromanga-sensei. ― ANNCast Episode 293 - Spring 2017 Anime Roundup Zac and Jacob break down the entire Spring 2017 anime season, from Titans to Boruto to Eromanga-sensei. You can listen to the show on our player here, direct-download the MP3 version here, check out the show on Stitcher here, and we're also on Goog...
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ANNCast - A Ghost? In MY Shell?

Zac and Jacob take on the 2017 live-action Ghost in the Shell film from top to bottom. ― ANNCast Episode 292 - A Ghost? In MY Shell? Zac and Jacob take on the 2017 live-action Ghost in the Shell film from top to bottom. You can listen to the show on our player here, direct-download the MP3 version here, check out the show on Stitcher here, and we're also on Google Play Music right here, or you can j...
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ANNCast (Video) - Live From Shinjuku

Zac and Jacob are in Japan for AnimeJapan 2017 and managed a live podcast while in Shinjuku! In This Corner of the World, Netflix Death Note and much much more! ― ANNCast Episode 291 - Live from Shinjuku Zac and Jacob are in Japan for AnimeJapan 2017 and managed a live podcast while in Shinjuku! In This Corner of the World, Netflix Death Note and much much more! NOTE: the MP3 version of this show is...
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ANNCast (Video) - Kyousougiga

Zac, Jacob and two special guests plunge through the rabbit hole of Rie Matsumoto's psychedelic 2011 family apocalypse, KYOUSOUGIGA! ― ANNCast Episode 290 - Kyousougiga Zac, Jacob and two special guests - Dylan Kielman and friend of the show Brady Hartel - plunge through the rabbit hole of Rie Matsumoto's psychedelic 2011 family apocalypse, KYOUSOUGIGA! You can listen to the show on our player here,...
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ANNCast (Video) - Nacho Cheese Kiritos

Zac and Jacob strap on their augmented reality gear and do combat with the Sword Art Online movie. PLUS: The Legend of Zelda, Tanya the Evil and much more! ― ANNCast Episode 289 - Nacho Cheese Kiritos Zac and Jacob strap on their augmented reality gear and do combat with the Sword Art Online movie. PLUS: The Legend of Zelda, Tanya the Evil and much more! You can listen to the show on our player here...
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ANNCast - What A Novel Idea

Sam Pinansky, formerly of the crowdfunding platform Anime Sols, has a new project: licensing and translating light novels in English. It's a real education! ― ANNCast Episode 288: What A Novel Idea Sam Pinansky, formerly of the crowdfunding platform Anime Sols, has a new project: licensing and translating light novels in English. It's a real education! You can listen to the show on our player here, ...
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ANNCast (Video) - Sevakis of Death

Erstwhile co-host and current Answerman Justin Sevakis stops by the podcast to catch up on anime and industry news! Gundam on Hulu, Ghost in the Shell: Innocence and much more! ― ANNCast Episode 287 - Sevakis of Death Erstwhile co-host and current Answerman Justin Sevakis stops by the podcast to catch up on anime and industry news! Gundam on Hulu, Ghost in the Shell: Innocence and much much more! Yo...
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ANNCast (Video) - Scum As You Are

Zac and Jacob argue about the emotional honesty of Scum's Wish, plus Tanya the Evil, Ghost in the Shell (2017), Crunchyroll's one million subscribers and much more! ― " ANNCast Episode 286 - Scum As You Are Zac and Jacob argue about the emotional honesty of Scum's Wish, plus Tanya the Evil, Ghost in the Shell (2017), Crunchyroll's one million subscribers and much more! You can listen to the show on o...
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ANNCast - El Gee Bee Tee

Zac and Jacob are joined by an all-star panel to chat about LGBT representation in anime and manga, what works, what doesn't, and if things are getting better. ― ANNCast Episode 285: El Gee Bee Tee Zac and Jacob are joined by an all-star panel including Erica Friedman of Okazu, Jason Thompson, creator of Mangaka and film critic Valerie Complex to chat about LGBT representation in anime and manga, wh...
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ANNCast - Now We're Having Fun

Funimation's Justin Rojas and Jennifer Fu stop by ANNCast to dive into Funimation's 2016 bestsellers, the spring 2017 season, Code Geass, Escaflowne and much more! ― ANNCast Episode 284: Now We're Having Fun Funimation's Justin Rojas and Jennifer Fu stop by ANNCast to dive into Funimation's 2016 bestsellers, the spring 2017 season, Your Name in theaters, Code Geass, Escaflowne and much more! You can...
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ANNCast (Video) - Baity Feelsy

Zac and Jacob team up with editor Lynzee Loveridge to argue about Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid, Tanya the Evil and much more! PLUS: Anime shut out at the Oscars again! ― ANNCast Episode 283: Baity Feelsy Zac and Jacob team up with editor Lynzee Loveridge to argue about Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid, Tanya the Evil and much more! PLUS: Anime shut out at the Oscars again! You can listen to the show on ...
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ANNCast - It's High Noon

Zac and a panel of special guests run down the best games they played in 2016, the Nintendo Switch and 2017's biggest games! Overwatch, Final Fantasy XV, Resident Evil 7 and more! ― ANNCast Episode 280: It's High Noon Zac, Dave and Graz from Fast Karate for the Gentlemen and our own Dustin Bailey run down the best games they played in 2016, the Nintendo Switch and 2017's biggest games! The Last Guar...
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ANNCast (Video) - Winter 2017 Roundup

Zac and Jacob argue about all the best and worst shows of Winter 2017, from Scum's Wish to Monster Girls to Hand Shakers. PLUS: The Crunchyroll anime awards and much more! ― ANNCast Episode 281: Winter 2017 Roundup Zac and Jacob argue about all the best and worst shows of Winter 2017, from Scum's Wish to Monster Girls to Hand Shakers. PLUS: The Crunchyroll anime awards and much more! You can listen ...
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ANNCast (Video) - Winter Wonderland

Zac and Jacob consume the Yuri!!! on Ice finale (spoiler-free), run down the best anime of Fall 2016 and argue over their favorite (and least favorite) movies of the year, plus your twitter questions! ― ANNCast Episode 280: Winter Wonderland Zac and Jacob consume the Yuri on Ice finale (spoiler-free), run down the best anime of Fall 2016 and argue over their favorite (and least favorite) movies of t...
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ANNCast Series Discussion: Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte Cristo

The ANNCast crew revisits Gonzo's eye-popping 2004 re-imagining of The Count of Monte Cristo. How does it hold up 13 years later? ― ANNCast Episode 279: Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte Cristo Zac, Jacob and ANN's managing interest editor Lynzee Loveridge revisit Gonzo and Mahiro Maeda's lauded, gorgeous and gripping 2004 re-imagining of The Count of Monte Cristo. How does it hold up 13 years later? Y...
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ANNCast - What's My Name (Video)

Zac and Jacob spend the entire first video episode of ANNCast talking spoiler-free about Makoto Shinkai's amazing movie, your name., plus Yuri!!! on Ice and much more! ― ANNCast Episode 278: What's My Name Zac and Jacob spend the entire first video episode of ANNCast talking spoiler-free about Makoto Shinkai's amazing movie, Your Name, plus Yuri on Ice and much more! You can listen to the show on ou...
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ANNCast Interview: Right Stuf CEO Shawne Kleckner

Right Stuf CEO Shawne Kleckner joins us to talk all things Right Stuf - from bestsellers to the best releases to all things Gundam, plus your Twitter questions! ― ANNCast Episode 277: KLECK KLECK BOOM Right Stuf CEO Shawne Kleckner joins us to talk all things Right Stuf - from bestsellers to the best releases to all things Gundam, plus your Twitter questions! You can listen to the show on our player...
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ANNCast - Quite A Number

Zac and Jacob catch up with Yuri on Ice, Girlish Number, All Out and much more, plus your Twitter questions! ― ANNCast Episode 276: Quite A Number Zac and Jacob catch up with Yuri on Ice, Girlish Number, All Out and much more, plus your Twitter questions! You can listen to the show on our player here, direct-download the MP3 version here, check out the show on Stitcher here, and we're also on Google...
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ANNCast - The Discotek Threat

Discotek's Brady Hartel stops by to talk about what this boutique DVD & bluray studio has been up to, including Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie and the latest, greatest Lupin anime! ― ANNCast Episode 275: The Discotek Threat Discotek's Brady Hartel stops by to talk about what this boutique DVD & bluray studio has been up to, including Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie and the latest, great...
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ANNCast - Darkest Before The Dawn

A week full of Episode Fours won't stop Zac, Jacob and special guest Dawn from going on and on about Yuri on Ice, Girlish Number, Flip Flappers, Shelter and much much more! ― ANNCast Episode 274: Darkest Before the Dawn A week full of Episode Fours won't stop Zac, Jacob and special guest Dawn from going on and on about Yuri on Ice, Girlish Number, Flip Flappers, Shelter and much much more! You can l...
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ANNCast - Shin Godzilla

Zac and Jacob do battle with Anno Hideaki's political hot take, Shin Godzilla. PLUS: Miss Hokusai, Yuri!!! on Ice, Girlish Number and much much more! ― ANNCast Episode 273: Shin Godzilla Zac and Jacob do battle with Anno Hideaki's political hot take, Shin Godzilla. PLUS: Miss Hokusai, Yuri on Ice, Girlish Number and much much more! You can listen to the show on our player here, direct-download the M...
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ANNCast - Fall 2016 Anime Roundup

ANNCast is back! Zac and Jacob return to dissect the Fall 2016 anime season! Is Keijo a real sport? Did anyone make sense of Occultic Nine? Is Girlish Number the best show of the season?? ― ANNCast Episode 272: Fall 2016 Anime Roundup ANNCast is back! Zac and Jacob return to pull apart the Fall 2016 anime season! Is Keijo a real sport? Did anyone make sense of Occultic;Nine? Is Girlish Number the be...
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ANNCast - Gurren Lagann

Zac, Jacob and guest Eryn Dearden drill to the center of the 2007 smash Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann to discover if, after a whole decade, this bombastic blockbuster still has that burning manly spirit. ― ANNCast Episode 271: Gurren Lagann Zac, Jacob and guest Eryn Dearden drill to the center of the 2007 smash Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann to discover if, after a whole decade, this bombastic blockbuster ...
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ANNCast - A Thousand Miles

Zac and Jacob welcome Crunchyroll brand manager Miles Thomas to goof around for an entire hour about Danganronpa, Orange, Re:Zero, cake vs pastry donuts and much much more! ― ANNCast Episode 270: A Thousand Miles Zac and Jacob welcome Crunchyroll brand manager Miles Thomas to goof around for an entire hour about Danganronpa, Orange, Re:Zero, cake vs pastry donuts and much much more! You can listen t...
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ANNCast - Otakon Special with Mike & Daryl

Mike Toole and Daryl Surat are fresh off the plane from Otakon 2016 and they're here to tell the tale! PLUS: Char's Counterattack, Berserk and much more! ― ANNCast Episode 269: Otakon Special with Mike and Daryl Mike Toole and Daryl Surat are fresh off the plane from Otakon 2016 and they're here to tell the tale! PLUS: Char's Counterattack, Berserk and much more! You can listen to the show on our pl...
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ANNCast - Hater Patrol

Zac and Jacob didn't intend to sound like a pack of haters when discussing Mob Psycho 100, but here we are. PLUS: Sweetness & Lightning, Love Live! Sunshine!!, Suicide Squad and much more! ― ANNCast Episode 268: Hater Patrol Zac and Jacob didn't intend to sound like a pack of haters when discussing Mob Psycho 100, but here we are. PLUS: Sweetness & Lightning, Love Live Sunshine, Suicide Squad and mu...
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ANNCast Interview: Seven Seas Entertainment

Jason DeAngelis, Adam Arnold and Lissa Patillo from Seven Seas Entertainment, the scrappy independent publisher of the hit manga Monster Musume and much more, stop by ANNCast for a wide-ranging chat! ― ANNCast Episode 267: Seven Seas Entertainment Jason DeAngelis, Adam Arnold and Lissa Patillo from Seven Seas Entertainment, scrappy indie publisher of the hit manga Monster Musume, stop by ANNCast for...
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ANNCast - Berserk du Soleil

ANN reviewer Sam Leach joins Zac and Jacob on a blood-soaked journey through the first few episodes of Berserk, along with Danganronpa discussion and much more! ― ANNCast Episode 266: Berserk du Soleil ANN reviewer Sam Leach joins Zac and Jacob on a blood-soaked journey through the first few episodes of Berserk, along with Danganronpa discussion and much more! You can listen to the show on our playe...
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ANNCast - Cruel for the Summer

Zac and Jacob wrap up Anime Expo 2016 and dive right in to the brand-new summer season - Berserk, Orange, Love Live! Sunshine!! and much much more! ― ANNCast Episode 265: Cruel for the Summer Zac and Jacob wrap up Anime Expo 2016 and dive right in to the brand-new summer season - Berserk, Orange, Love Live Sunshine and much much more! You can listen to the show on our player here, direct-download th...
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ANNCast - Kiznaiver Fight

Zac, Jacob and their guest Nick find themselves emotionally connected by the wounds they endured watching Trigger's sensationally artistic spring series, Kiznaiver! PLUS: was The Lost Village supposed to be funny? ― ANNCast Episode 264: Kiznaiver Fight Zac, Jacob and their guest Nick find themselves emotionally connected by the wounds they endured watching Trigger's sensationally artistic spring ser...
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ANNCast - You're In The Game Show

E3 is over so that means it's time to talk videogames with Todd Ciolek, Dave Riley and Heidi Kemps! The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Resident Evil 7, Overwatch and much more! ― ANNCast Episode 263: You're In The Game Show E3 is over so that means it's time to talk videogames with Todd Ciolek, Dave Riley and Heidi Kemps! The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Resident Evil 7, Overwatch and ...
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ANNCast - Zack Davisson's World of Yokai

Yurei: The Japanese Ghost author and Shigeru Mizuki translator Zack Davisson stops by to discuss The Birth of Kitaro, machine translation, the chilling world of Japanese ghosts and more! ― ANNCast Episode 262: Zack Davisson's World of Yokai Yurei: The Japanese Ghost author and Shigeru Mizuki translator Zack Davisson stops by to discuss The Birth of Kitaro, machine translation, the chilling world of ...
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ANNCast - Super Lovers 64

Dawn from the Anime Nostalgia podcast stops by to debate which era of retro anime is objectively the best one, but we get completely sidetracked discussing this week's Super Lovers. You've been warned. ― ANNCast Episode 261: Super Lovers 64 Dawn from the Anime Nostalgia podcast stops by to debate which era of retro anime is objectively the best one, but we get completely sidetracked discussing this ...
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ANNCast - Kabaneri Sauvignon

Zac wants Jacob to explain why Kabaneri of the Iron Fortressis more than just another Attack on Titan - plus Sakamoto, Tanaka-kun and more with special guest Lauren Orsini! ― ANNCast Episode 260: Kabaneri Sauvignon Zac wants Jacob to explain why Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress is more than just another Attack on Titan - plus Sakamoto, Tanaka-kun and more with special guest Lauren Orsini of Forbes and ...
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ANNCast - Nicholas' Cage

Zac took a trip to the Lost Village and wants answers from Jacob and special guest Nick Creamer, who joins the show for some live questions and a whole lot of debate about this season's big shows! ― ANNCast Episode 259: Nicholas' Cage Zac took a trip to the Lost Village and wants answers from Jacob and special guest Nick Creamer, who joins the show for some live questions and a whole lot of debate a...
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ANNCast - RahXephon

Zac, Jacob and a special guest revisit the beautifully composed and thoughtfully constructed Evangelion-alike RahXephon after putting it off for way, way too long. ― ANNCast Episode 258: RahXephon Zac, Jacob and listener Alexander Smit (Twitter @BioD42) revisit the beautifully composed and thoughtfully constructed Evangelion-alike RahXephon after putting it off for way, way too long. You can listen ...
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ANNCast - Spring Forward, Fall Back

Zac and Jacob wrap up the spring season and pick their favorites from the lot, including My Hero Academia, Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress and much much more, plus live questions! ― ANNCast Episode 257: Spring Forward, Fall Back Zac and Jacob wrap up the spring season and pick their favorites from the lot, including My Hero Academia, Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress and much much more, plus live question...
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ANNCast - From The New World

Zac and Jacob didn't know going in that From The New World would become one of the best anime they've ever seen, but it sure was a nice surprise. Guest Max Holl joins the discussion. ― ANNCast Episode 256: From The New World Zac and Jacob didn't know going in that From The New World would become one of the best anime they've ever seen, but it sure was a nice surprise. Guest Max Holl joins the discus...
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ANNCast - Patience Rewarded

Zac and Jacob take a break before Spring Preview Guide to wrap up the winter season, hype up the spring and discuss the FLCL rebirth, the Escaflowne kickstarter and more! ― ANNCast Episode 255: Patience Rewarded Zac and Jacob take a break before Spring Preview Guide to wrap up the winter season, hype up the spring and discuss the FLCL rebirth, the Escaflowne kickstarter and more! You can listen to t...
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ANNCast - Beat The Clock

Ann Tomoko Yamamoto got Time of Eve off the ground on Kickstarter, and now she's back with the beloved - and underseen - shojo comedy Skip Beat, which has a big crowdfunding mountain to climb. ― ANNCast Episode 254: Beat The Clock Ann Tomoko Yamamoto got Time of Eve off the ground on Kickstarter, and now she's back with the beloved - and underseen - shojo dramedy Skip Beat, which has a big crowdfund...
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ANNCast - Criticproof

Zac and Jacob discuss the Psycho-Pass movie before gabbin' about anime criticism - what makes a good review, mistakes they've made, and much more. ― ANNCast Episode 253: Criticproof Zac and Jacob discuss the Psycho-Pass movie before gabbin' about anime criticism - what makes a good review, the mistakes they've made, and much more. You can listen to the show on our player here, direct-download the MP...
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ANNCast - Buncha Crunch

Victoria Holden and Evan Minto, the hosts of Crunchyroll's weekly podcast Crunchycast, finally stop by ANNCast to talk about what it's like working at Crunchyroll, the glory and the struggle of social media, and winter 2016 anime! ― ANNCast Episode 252: Buncha Crunch Victoria Holden and Evan Minto, the hosts of Crunchyroll's weekly podcast Crunchycast, finally stop by ANNCast to talk about what it's...
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ANNCast - Supernerds: Civil War

Daryl Surat and Mike Toole return to Supernerds headquarters to chat about Turn A Gundam, Evangelion 3.33, Fullmetal Alchemist and much more! PLUS: a license announcement from Discotek! ― ANNCast Episode 251: Supernerds: Civil War Daryl Surat and Mike Toole return to Supernerds headquarters to chat about Turn A Gundam, Evangelion 3.33, Fullmetal Alchemist and much more! PLUS: a license announcement ...
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ANNCast Episode Two Hundred and Fifty - Outlaw Star

Zac, Hope and special guest Karl Olson reach into the pantheon of Toonami classics and return with Outlaw Star, seemingly everyone and no one's favorite sci-fi action-adventure. Beware of psychic cacti. ― ANNCast Episode 250: Outlaw Star Zac, Hope and special guest Karl Olson reach into the pantheon of Toonami classics and return with Outlaw Star, seemingly everyone and no one's favorite sci-fi acti...
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ANNCast - Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Anime Magazine

Otaku USA editor Joseph Luster stops by the show to talk about his long and impressive career as an anime writer, and what it's like working for the last remaining anime magazine in America. ― ANNCast Episode 249: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Anime Magazine Otaku USA editor Joseph Luster stops by the show to talk about his long and impressive career as an anime writer, and what it's like worki...
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ANNCast - Winter Wasteland

Zac Bertschy and Hope Chapman duke it out over Konosuba, gush over Lupin III and hash out the rest of the winter 2016 anime season! ― ANNCast Episode 248: Winter Wasteland Zac Bertschy and Hope Chapman duke it out over Konosuba, gush over Lupin III and hash out the rest of the winter 2016 anime season! You can listen to the show on our player here, direct-download the MP3 version here, or you can ju...
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ANNCast - Itsudatte My Santa! Commentary Track

Snuggle up with your loved ones next to the yule log and take in the classic Christmas anime, Itsudatte My Santa!, with your hosts, Zac Bertschy and Hope Chapman. ― ANNCast Holiday Special: The Itsudatte My Santa! Commentary Track Snuggle up with your loved ones next to the yule log and take in the classic Christmas anime, Itsudatte My Santa, with your hosts, Zac Bertschy and Hope Chapman. We ran ou...
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ANNCast - Tutu Time

Hope Chapman and special guest Rose Bridges attempt to convince Zac that the beloved ballet-themed fantasy shojo drama Princess Tutu is the masterpiece everyone claims it is. ― ANNCast Episode 247: Tutu Time Hope Chapman and special guest Rose Bridges attempt to convince Zac that the beloved ballet-themed fantasy shojo drama Princess Tutu is the masterpiece everyone claims it is. You can listen to t...
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ANNCast - Custom Zaku

Zac and Hope talk about One-Punch Man, Iron-Blooded Orphans, Noragami, Utawarerumono, Digimon, a whole lot of other anime, and at no point do they discuss Star Wars. PLUS: Live questions from the chat! ― ANNCast Episode 246: Custom Zaku Zac and Hope talk about One-Punch Man, Iron-Blooded Orphans, Noragami, Utawarerumono, Digimon, a whole lot of other anime, and at no point do they discuss Star Wars....
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ANNCast - Visual Novel Invasion

The folks from Sekai Project, who just released a little visual novel called Clannad in English for the first time, are taking the visual novel world by storm. Today, they stop by ANNCast to talk about the past, present and future of the company. ― ANNCast Episode 245: Visual Novel Invasion The folks from Sekai Project, including co-founder Chris Ling, PR manager David Bruno, and European PR manager...
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ANNCast - A Game Show to Surpass Metal Gear

The X Button's Todd Ciolek and Fast Karate's Dave Riley once again return to ANNCast to talk all things video games: Undertale, Final Fantasy XIV, Fallout 4 and much much more! ― ANNCast Episode 244: A Game Show to Surpass Metal Gear The X Button's Todd Ciolek and Fast Karate's Dave Riley once again return to ANNCast to talk all things video games: Undertale, Final Fantasy XIV, Fallout 4 and much mu...
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ANNCast - Saved You a Kleck

Right Stuf CEO Shawne Kleckner returns for a round of the tough questions: what's up with Gundam in the US, the state of the industry in 2015 and much more! ― ANNCast Episode 243: Saved You a Kleck Right Stuf CEO Shawne Kleckner returns for a round of the tough questions: what's up with Gundam in the US, the state of the industry in 2015 and much more! You can listen to the show on our player here, ...
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ANNCast - Ghoul Runnings

Justin Sevakis returns to ANNCast just in time for Halloween to answer a bunch of spooktacular (and spooktacularly off-topic) questions! Hope and Zac are along for the ride. ― ANNCast Episode 242: Ghoul Runnings Get the Flash Player to see this player. Justin Sevakis returns to ANNCast just in time for Halloween to answer a bunch of spooktacular (and spooktacularly off-topic) questions! Hope and Zac...
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ANNCast - Angel Beatings

Jun Maeda's tearjerking afterlife dramedy Angel Beats! failed to melt Zac's cold black heart, but Hope Chapman and Brady Hartel are here to tell him why he's wrong. Here come the waterworks! ― ANNCast Episode 241: Angel Beatings Get the Flash Player to see this player. Jun Maeda's tearjerking afterlife dramedy Angel Beats failed to melt Zac's cold black heart, but Hope Chapman and Brady Hartel are h...

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