Episode 600: Anniversary Special

On today’s episode of Anime Pulse we celebrate the 600th episode, and the 14th coming of our ancestral founder Ichigo. He joins Joseph and Andrew as they discuss what has been going on with Ichigo, as well as submitting the questions from our dear listeners for him to answer. We also talk about Ichigo the firefighter, what anime tropes you hate the most, and we even hear from our resident Southern Belle. No show will be held on Easter, but look forward to our return the week after where we’ll be covering the new anime of Spring 2019.

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VG Pulse 328: Desert Joker

This week on VGP, we have a bit of a shorter episode! We start off with a status update about the state of Millennium, before diving into the regular news where we discuss PlayStation 5 specs, Microsoft’s E3 conference date and time, and Joker finally being available in Smash! After the news I ramble more about Joker, and then we finish off with talk of anime! All this and more up next on VGP 328!! -Aki

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Episode 599: Kaguya-sama wa Neverland

Remember dear listeners, episode 600 will feature an old favorite of the show, Ichigo! If you want to ask the OG host of Anime Pulse any questions, you may submit them in the forums or by leaving them in the comments on either this or episode 598’s comments section. Want to know his favorite Japanese food? Why he is called the ‘Emo Eskimo’? Or perhaps how he came to be called Ichigo in the first place? All these questions and more are yours to ask! But first on this episode of Anime Pulse, Joseph talks about his new kink of being bullied by women and Andrew falls asleep watching Shazam. Industry news gets kids hyped for exercise, as well as JSDF trying to temp otaku to join with shotas. And the reviews wrap us up with Andrew tricking everyone into think he is reviewing an anime in 4 words, and Joseph enjoying a battle known as love where the loser is the first to confess.

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Script 2 Script 19: The Godfather

We going to make an episode you can’t refuse. Hey look, it’s that line from the Godfather that everyone knows. Which must mean we’re doing the Mario Puzo pulp classic which became one of the best films directed by Coppola. To top it off, we managed to see it in theaters as part of an anniversary rescreening with a small quiet audience without screaming children.

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Manga Pulse 397: Terror Man

Bob Ross always like to say there are no such things as mistakes. Only happy accidents. This is pretty easy to say when you paint for a living in a studio without anyone to backsass you. For those of us living in the twenty first century with access to multiple forms of instant communication, this compounds things and makes mistakes impossible to avoid.

Which is how Weltall and Tim both ended up reviewing the same manhwa, Terror Man. We kick off with our protagonist sitting in class getting challenged by a classmate to rock paper scissors. He never loses because he has “eyes of misfortune” that turn the wrong choice into purple. This also allows him to cheat at tests.

Luckily the author knows we’re not interested in seeing this develop into some love triangle at school because a transfer student shows up and is purple. He goes to the mall with his dad’s live in maid. She’s from Russia and loves pressing her large breasts into his face to tease him. When he tells her he sees the building is purple and figures it will collapse, she asks him how they should evacuate people.

They, reasonably, come to the conclusion that no one will believe the place will collapse without evidence. Instead of pulling the fire alarm, she calls a friend to bring over guns so they can spook everyone out by pretending to be terrorists. Yes, that is a much better plan than calling in a bomb threat.

Tim read ahead a bit further than Weltall and found this appears to be the start of a theme where the protagonist runs into a disaster and decides to dress up as a terrorist to save people. It manages to land firmly in Read It Now territory.

Episode 598: Ueno-San in Abyss

What happens when your family gets caught looking at child porn? What manga do otaku want to see adapted into anime? And can you win the heart of a man by inventing a way for him to drink your pee? All these questions and more are answered on this episode of Anime Pule. First up Joseph quickly jaunts through his week of IRL news, and Andrew asks us what conventions we would like to attend. Afterwards the two discuss the mask wearing Yoko Taro quitting his VR-YouTuber jig, and an ESL textbook teaching by using an ‘in another world’ story. And lastly the two go through their reviews, with Joseph overlooking a dense male protagonist and Andrew goes on a happy-friendly quest to find his mommy.

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VG Pulse 327: News Die Twice

This week on VG Pulse, we’re once again unsupervised! We start off with side notes of how quiet its been lately, before jumping into the regular news, where we discuss Prince Harry’s potential ban on Fortnite, confirmation that ES6 is a long ways off yet, and the hot mess that is BioWare right now! We then jump into the forums, before I talk a bit about Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice and why I don’t feel right about giving it a proper review, and we finish off with talk of anime! All this and more up next on VGP 327!! -Aki

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Popcorn Pulse 101: Gibson Must Die

There was something about the eighties where they firmly believed surfing was cool. Sure it was popularized by the fifties and sixties. By the time the eighties rolled around, the parents who surfed forgot to warn their kids how lame it is. This oversight lead to the Troma movie, Surf Nazi’s Must Die(1987).

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After Dark 39: Shooting Up Dildos in the Basement

Holy crap we’re alive! After working through moving to a new city and surviving some health issues Ryo has gotten back to business and uploaded this lovely episode for you dear listeners. What do the pervy duo have in store for you this time? Blackmail and not much else. Discover it’s never too late to turn back and join Ryo and Blonde for this episode of Anime Pulse After Dark!

Hentai: 9 O’clock Woman

Ryo: Yada Yada

Blonde: Yada Yada

Intro: Mozaik Role cover by Akem

Outro: Imitation from Nisemonogateri

Manga Pulse 396: Prison Hunter

Deep in the heart of the South American mountains there is a place, hidden among the peaks. There, artisans follow the craft of their ancestors, working with techniques that have remained unchanged for generations. All to make garbage that’s easily inferior to tools purchased at any big box store. Proving traditions can be stupid.

Tim reviews Prison School. The premise starts off simply enough. A school formerly restricted to girls only has decided to coed. How could this go wrong in a manga? Five guys decide to try and sneak a peek at the girls bath and get caught. The student council decides to punish them by placing them in prison uniforms and in a small prison on school grounds. It’s optional for the boys but if they don’t decide to participate, they’ll be expelled. It gets a Read It Now.

Weltall’s Hunter Age changes things up by being a full color comic. The first two chapters begin setting up a tragedy which befalls the kingdom. Then we flash forward sixteen years, just long enough for one of the protagonists to grow up and be clueless about it. When a prince has to escape assassins and plows directly into protagonist, the adventure begins. It gets a Crackers.

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