Category Archives: Anime Pulse

Episode 636: Winter 2020 Previews #1

No that’s not Jack Front nipping at your nose, it’s a new season of anime that blew in with the breath from old man winter. And what a frigid wasteland of selections it is! At least for Joseph that is. Andrew on the other hand seems to have let his inner child run free and is enjoying making snow angels and snow forts, while Joseph watches from inside like a grumpy old man sipping coffee while wrapped in several robes and counting his gold coins. Of course before we address the lack of isekai and harems, the IRL news has Joseph talking about a new manga he’s reading and wrapping up XCOM 2. Andrew on the other hand is looking to hear from our community, and his question is what you’re planing on watching. Industry news hits us with low wage earnings for Pokemon animators, and a mangaka starting up a fund for a traditional Japanese card game. And lastly come the first round of previews, as Joseph plunders a lamia’s goods and Andrew makes a contract to become a magical ghost idol.

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Episode 635: And The Award For Best Brother In Anime Goes To…

Feeling a dozen times better than he did last week, Joseph returns to bring you another episode of Anime Pulse. Joined as always by his faithful cohost, the two talk about their resolutions for 2020, lawsuits against Cloudflare, and putting your little sister in a box. First up IRL news get Joseph talking about the latest FGO event, and Andrew asks us to share our plans for the new year. Afterwards comes industry news with Joseph getting hyped for an OVA about a cthulhu sister, and a new anime being pulled just before broadcast due to boobies. And then comes the review, as Joseph and Andrew perform the fusion dance to come together and talk about killing demons in style.

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Episode 634: Okaa-San Nan-Kiro Moteru?

This week on Anime Pulse Joseph has come down with a case of the co-host, but he soldiers on so that you can have your Christmas Cake and eat it too. First up IRL news has Joseph coughing and hacking into the New Year, and Andrew wants us to clarify what anime from 2019 were the best and worst. Afterwards the two dig into some industry news, with boobie-less blood drives failing to attract and the best of the best according to Funimation netizens. And lastly come the first reviews of 2020, as Joseph gets pulled into an isekai with a milf and Andrew never skips leg day.

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Episode 633: Girls’ Last Dungeon

At long last the time has come, gifts shall be opened, and a new year will be celebrated. This week on Anime Pulse Joseph and Andrew exchange gifts and share their thoughts upon opening them, and afterwards Andrew asks us to reflect upon our favorite anime of the past decade. Then industry news takes us to Japan where some angry housewives don’t want to stinking park, and Miyazaki reveals that he may die before completing his next film. And lastly the reviews take us out of 2019 as Joseph runs away from mostly hot amazon girls, and Andrew goes on a final tour of a war torn city in winter.

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Episode 632: Isekai Cheat End

Ho ho ho, merry Animemas everyone. It’s a holiday fueled episode of Anime Pulse this week, where the spirits flow very much like the alcohol being consumed. Up first IRL news get Joseph flaunting his time off from work, and Andrew has us look back at some of the worst anime we have watched in the past decade. Afterwards the two head into industry news, with topics like an indie film about the sad sad lives of Mangakas and Made in the Abyss taking a joke to its limits. And then the review close out the show, and Joseph hands out coal to the bad little cheat magicians and Andrew uses his elf magic to save the lolis.

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Episode 631: Yuru Musume

It’s the week before Christmas, but that doesn’t mean Anime Pulse won’t stop giving the reviews. First up though IRL news has Joseph excited to hand out the gifts he bought, and Andrew wants to know who your top waifus and husbandos are. Afterwards industry news brings us topics like sleeping around with Monster Girls, the good and the bad of tourism, and yes, even more KickVic news. And lastly the reviews have Joseph adopting a demon loli, and Andrew travels to Mount Fuji with a bunch of moe girls.

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Episode 630: King’s Astra

We hope you enjoyed our guests from MFA, and be sure to keep an ear out for an appearance Joseph and Andrew will be making on their podcast in the coming week. With that said, this week on Anime Pulse we’re talking about spending our savings on a gatcha game, watching bad anime all the way to the end, and playing a deadly game of truth or dare. First up IRL news reveals Joseph has been in a giving mood this season, and Andrew got lost in Germany. Afterwards the industry news rolls through with new, oh so gracious, copyright laws in Japan and the man stepping in Vic’s shoes gets trolled. And finally the reviews wraps things up as Joseph goes planet hopping, and Andrew becomes king of a game.

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Episode 629: Chihaya Retry

This week on Anime Pulse, Joseph and Andrew find themselves joined by the hosts from My Favorite Anime podcast. Altogether we go over idols getting a way out of contracts, a demon lord who is going to die of cancer, who My Favorite Anime are, and the community topic of the week. First up IRL news introduces the crew of My Favorite Anime, Joseph’s disappointment after beating The Outer Worlds, and Andrew asks us what anime we are thankful for. Afterwards IRL news has Joseph getting hyped for the latest FGO singularity, and Andrew talks turkey about our favorite animes. Then industry news hits us with what should be the final KickVic update, as well as the Japanese government sticking up for their idols. And lastly come the reviews, as the MFA guys totally talk about a sports anime and Joseph diagnoses a demon lord with a bad smoking habit.

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Episode 628: Fall 2019 Previews #6

Being surrounded by a sea of otaku, the positive influence for anime, and cooking anime. These and more topics are what you’ll find on this week’s episode of Anime Pulse. First up IRL is out like a flash with The Outer Worlds still failing to hook Joseph and Andrew seeks out the answer to if anime has been a positive or negative influence on your life; with examples. Afterwards the industry news brings us topics like a monster-girl doctor anime, marrying otakus, and anime artists worrying their work is killing their love for industry. And finally we have reached our final episode of previews for this season, as Joseph cooks up a cayenne dish for a study group of girls and Andrew tries to decide whether to join a club of cute girls with guns or delusional pretty boys.

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Episode 627: Fall 2019 Previews #5

Western non-otakus losing their marbles over dragon maids, an assassin who calls his target my little lady, and the top female protagonist in anime. These topics and more can be found on this weeks episode of Anime Pulse. First up is IRL news with Joseph having mixed feeling about The Outer Worlds, and Andrew grills us on who we feel are out top female protagonists in anime. Afterwards industry news brings in topics like a boat full of otakus, a really desperate news channel hears out a mother complaining about manga, and Jump+ says it will only hire women who understand the hearts of boys. And lastly are the previews, as Joseph replaces his head with a gun while not assassinating his target, and Andrew tempts Joseph with a hot female antagonist while fighting the supernatural.

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