On this episode, the crew gets geeky about sports, explores some amazing anime directors and find multiple opportunities to sell our souls for questionable reasons. All this and more on the A3K Podcast.
Episode Title: Giggle Fit Initiated
Episode Count: 76
Run Time: 02:40:37
Taping: June 5, 2014
Air Date: May 29, 2014
Opening & Closing Theme:
Breakfast in America by Supertramp
Coming to America The King’s Motorcade
Welcome back to another fantabulous edition of the A3K Podcast. I’m Sean Russell, your host and King Jaffe Joffer on the kingdom of Anime3000. Joining us this week, we have the return of Jd Banks from the Manga Corner, Cody Baier from The Other Side and Jahmere Durham from 2 Guys and a Mic.
On this episode, the crew gets geeky about sport, much to the dismay of Cody, Sean and Jahmere share some interesting information about their time at Florida Anime Experience, we discover that having the last name Watanabe is a good start to being a great anime director, Jd pleads her case to join 2 Guys and a Mic and we look at a poll that illustrates what really passes for popular anime in Japan. All this and more on this Full House edition of the A3K Podcast.
WHATCHA BEEN DOIN…
The 47 Ronin: A Graphic Novel (2013 manga by Sean Michael Wilson and Akiko Shimojima) [Shambhala Publishing, Inc.]
47 Ronin (2013 Keanu Reeves movie) [Universal Studios]
Barefoot Gen (by Keiji Nakazawa) [Last Gasp]
Sazae-san (by Machiko Hasegawa) [Kodansha]
Attack on Titan
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure
Super Street Fighter 4 (Capcom) Training in preparation for Ultra and infinite sadness
Florida Anime Experience
Hunter x Hunter Manga
Space Brothers Manga
What is your favorite sports-themed anime series?
Jahmere: Kuroko’s Basketball, Baka the Grappler, Hajime no Ippo, Princess Nine, Ace on the Diamond
Jd: Slam Dunk, Kuroko’s Basketball, Crimson Hero
Sean: Kuroko’s Basketball, One Out
BrainwasherDetective @hisuiRT: Gundam Build Fighters.
L.B. Bryant @otakureview: Princess Nine and Kuroko’s Basketball, Oh and Chihayafuru if that counts (Chihayafuru is not a sport)
Tom Langston @calaggie: Giant Killing.
Sherry @Sherry_DC: Prince of Tennis, Haikyuu, Kuroko no Basket and some others
青峰 大輝 (≧ω≦) @Quaidforever: Kuroko’s Basketball, HQ, and Free
ShounenKnightz @ShounenKnightz: Baby Steps. This series is phenomenal.
Gear9000 @Gear9000: Eyeshield 21
Michael Spaulding @spaulding24317: IGPX
Who is your favorite anime director?
Jd: Satoshi Kon (Paprika, Tokyo Godfathers), Isao Takahata (Grave of the Fireflies)
Jahmere: Satoshi Nishimori (Hajime no Ippo), Sunao Katabuchi (Black Lagoon)
Cody: Shinichiro Watanabe (Cowboy Bebop), Shinichi Watanabe (Excel Saga)
Sean: Satoshi Kon (Dream Machine), Mamora Hosoda (Wolf Children), Shinichiro Watanabe, Shinichi Watanabe
mat basic @maxreeper: Eiichiro Oda,Akira Amano, Masashi Kishimoto
Patrick Prudlik @PDotAlex: Shinichiro Watanabe, Satoshi Kon and… actually, that’s about it.
Austin @Ravufy: Takeo Takahashi (spice and wolf) Eiichiro Oda, and Shinichiro Watanabe.
Evan O @DMarthReturns: S. Watanabe
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2. FUNIMATION ANNOUNCES DRAGON BALL Z: BATTLE OF GODS IN THEATERS
3. RANKING OF POPULAR SPRING ANIME SERIES
4. VIZ REPRINTS JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE MANGA
5. NEW MANGA ADAPTATION FROM TRIGUN/GUNGRAVE
6. FUNIMATION VS ADV FINALLY SETTLED