Midstreaming the Cube

by Zac Bertschy & Justin Sevakis,

ANNCast Episode 050 - Midstreaming the Cube

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It's our 50th episode! According to iTunes, you can now listen to ANNCast nonstop for nearly 3 days. What sort of horrible narcissists would think anyone would want to listen to them squawk about anime for that long? Answer: us, apparently!

We start out talking a bit about the recent string of bankruptcies in Japan, and then it's on to our usual discussion, including the dizzying lows of Breaking Bad, Wolf's Rain, Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust, and also some other stuff. Fun times!

Then the folks from Anime Midstream join us to talk about exactly what they're up to out in St. Louis, releasing the obscure but fun giant robot series Raijin-Oh on DVD! How they got started, what their process is, how they did casting and all that good stuff gets sussed out! YAY!

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NSFW Language Warning: A few curse words here and there. It's no big, broheim.

ANNCast Episode 50 Breakdown

00:20 Host introductions, the world's lamest celebration

1:00 The various and sundry anime studio bankruptcies and the circle of life

08:00 Justin licensed Animation Runner Kuromi for streaming

10:00 Stuff we've been watching: Wolf's Rain, Nadesico, Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust

24:35 Executive Producer Jimmy Taylor and Localization Director/Voice Actress Christine Thompson from Anime Midstream join us to talk about their plucky upstart company and Raijin-Oh.

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 [email protected] dot com!

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

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