We’re into our second week of previews, and this time each host has a theme. Joseph is all about that love, and Andrew is all about that child abuse. Of course before they get to the previews, they discuss their IRL news as Joseph celebrates the termination of a bad employee and Andrew is excited about most of the hosts joining Discord. Then the industry news is up with topics like how the latest Dragon Ball movie is at the top of the Japanese charts, and the announcement that the Darling in the Franxx manga will differ from the anime. And finally the previews wrap us up, with Joseph battling love and pee and Andrew calling child protection services on demons.Continue reading Episode 589: Winter 2019 Previews #2
It’s a new year everyone, and you know what that means? New anime! 2019 is pulling out all the stops to bring you a crazy line up for its first season, with high school drama, sentient fighter jets, and old men who look like your girlfriend. Industry news hits hard with Bowestte in 2019, an “ugly girl” bar, and that western adaptation of Death Note has a bit of a train wreck. And then previews are back as Joseph copilots a living aircraft to fly away from drama, and Andrew grows a CG hero complex while trying to find a killer by talking too much.Continue reading Episode 588: Winter 2019 Previews #1
Pancakes or waffles, quitting Overwatch, and how to make Anime Pulse great again. All of these things and more are covered in this first show of 2019, with Joseph talking about completing Fate Grand Order and Andrew recommending new ways to improve Anime Pulse as a whole. Our Industry News segment only gets in two hits this week, with a rough start for Virtual YouTubers this year and OnePiece trying to get people to find work online. And the reviews wrap things up as Joseph sets fire to a French saint, and Andrew solves the mystery of an eternal diva.Continue reading Episode 587: Professor Layton and the Alchemist Knight
Happy New Years to all our listeners out there, this week Anime Pulse will be wrapping up 2018 with one last show. IRL news gets us the details on Joseph’s first High School Class Reunion, and Andrew gets us talking about our top five anime from 2018. Industry News stops by with topics like plus sized idols, the passing of a famous voice actress, and an anime announcement that will make you say “a cat is fine too.” Reviews cap the show off with Joseph taking over a virtual world in a third season, and Andrew slowly killing himself by drinking a poison called ‘imouto’.Continue reading Episode 586: Ore ga Suki Nano wa Overlord
This week on Anime Pulse the show is coming to the end of the year as they celebrate Christmas and bad anime, but first IRL news sweeps in with Joseph’s holiday spirit and Andrew needs to study for an exam retest but plans to be playing some Nintendo games instead. Such is the life of a student. Afterwards the two dash though Industry News, with topics like the Kanji of the Year, harassment of an animation studio, and the closure of an anime themed market in Tokyo. And finally the reviews drop down the chimney as Joseph fills your stocking with a competent RomCom, and Andrew dyes his hair pink and complains about his existential dread while eating a Toblerone.Continue reading Episode 585: High Score Yokio
This week on Anime Pulse Joseph tells us about the Christmas presents he bought for his family and friends, and Andrew goes straight into community stuff with questioning where we get our anime. Afterwards Industry News hits us up with topics like Shonen Jump trying to stay relevant, High School of the Dead never coming back, and the Funimation President complaining about Netflix. Lastly the reviews round us out with Joseph making a harem after being killed by god, and Andrew travels through time but doesn’t make much use of it.
This week on anime pulse, we greatly reduce the time we spend, or Joseph spends, on IRL news. Quickly covering how Joseph has been working overtime and deciding on who to bake this year for Christmas, and Andrew is also working hard at his new job and the community section. Industry news sees topics like the first magical boy to be a main cast member in Precure, and GiTS gets a new anime announced. And the reviews round things off with Andrew making out with vampires, and Joseph longing for his younger days of being molested by older women.
This week on Anime Pulse, Joseph talks about his plethora of Amazon purchases and Andrew is working himself to the bone. Afterwards the two go into industry news with topics like the Attack on Titan mangaka’s documentary, the live action Cowboy Bebop twitter announcement, and a deadly cute security bot makings its debut in Tokyo. And finally the reviews return to normal, as Joseph has a demonic orgy and Andrew gets prosthetic robot arms to punch people with.
Anime Pulse has finally made it out of the previews for the Fall season, meaning we’re back into reviews. We start off with Joseph burning an old computer desk during Thanksgiving, and Andrew covering the community section. IRL news hits us with China arresting BL authors, low dating numbers in Japan, and the continuation of the My Sister, My Writer saga. The review this week, because there’s just one, is a joint review of making lemonade when life hands you death.
This week Anime Pulse reveals that it has returned to being a weekly show for all listeners, happy Thanksgiving everyone! Killing turkeys and hunting natives aside, Joseph begins with IRL News of his peaceful day at work and Andrew’s house is falling apart. Afterwards the two cover news about a VR marriage and what the future of physical media is looking like, spoilers: It’s not good. And finally we knock out the final round of previews for Fall 2018, with Joseph grabbing some Imoutos and being nostalgic and Andrew cracking down on drugs and cute girls doing ninja things.