This week on Anime Pulse things return to more of a normal, with a review of the second season of Durarara by Joseph and a review of Eromanga by Andrew. First up is IRL news about Andrew’s struggles to obtain better internet, and Joseph talks about spending Saturday with his mother. Both hosts address comments on the previous show as well as an email, and then jump into industry news of Japanese Deer and FUNimation being bought up.
The Fujoshits are back in town, dear listeners, and they came for blood. Ryo and Blonde watch a shitty prison themed show and then discuss the history of yaoi and it’s byproduct: fujoshi. Break out the lube and get ready for this episode of Anime Pulse After Dark. Continue reading After Dark 20: The Yaoi Episode
This week’s episode of Anime Pulse is a bit of a hybrid, as Joseph tackles a review while Andrew continues on with previews. We got your typical tangents about movies, life, and baking. Then industry news has us discussing the ideal Japanese husband and that mini-game in DoA: Extreme Beach Volleyball about bumping butts, followed by a review of a Lolita Goddess who gets off on killing and a couple previews about fake magical girls and a strange centaur anime.
It it time to bring the pair out of cryosleep and review manga. After a small injection of vitamins and calories, we will dispatch them to the recording bridge for a session of mumbled words and discussion. If we have timeWhich is kind of weird. Why would you need to pass a magic test to see if you can get into the only magic school around? It settles down to a Borders.
Weltall then dives into Darwin’s Game, a manga where members of the Neo-Catholic Church are being killed by the mysterious “Darwin”. Or some dude gets dragged into a death game via a cell phone invite. Everyone playing seems to have powers and don’t die permanently unless they’re out of points. It’s realistic enough in character reactions that it earns a Read It Now. to apply caffiene, they may even be coherent enough to review a couple of manga or whatever the term is based on the local.
Tim reviews Spirit Blade Mountain, a manhua where there’s a magic mountain where all the magic people go to train. Our main character is maybe twelve and maybe the chosen one. He gets into the school and immediately begins the trial to even be accepted.
For our dear listeners, we offer up a new episode, this time filled with all that work place goodness. Ryo and Blonde review a title with many names and have some girl talk about underwear. Put on your panty hats and join us in this episode of Anime Pulse After Dark. Continue reading After Dark 19: Another Fucking Meeting
Continuing their look into the anime of the summer, Joseph and Andrew are back with another set of four shows. First up though is IRL news about drinking and badminton, followed by industry news about nudity in Jump and rumors of a One Piece live action series in America. Previews round things up with Joseph’s look at dumb girls and kissing cats, and Andrew’s insightful perspective on gambling and spies.
Continue reading Episode 516: Summer Previews #2
A new episode a new cohost, and this time it’s for good. Andrew Chan returns to take up the mantel of cohost, picked by listeners and commentators alike and just in time for round 1 of summer previews. IRL news is up first as usual with Joseph already complaining about work, and Andrew talking about his recent move. Industry news is next with topics like Asuna’s boobies, Anime in VR, and Ranma stamps that make you feel old. And of course the previews round out the show, a total of four altogether with some keepers and some not so much.
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What happens when you take the guy who played Angel in X-Men 3 and put him in a film that is a spiritual adaptation of Dead Space? Nothing until you add in another Popcorn Pulse Alumni Dennis Quaid. Jointly, we talk about Pandorum.
A terribly advertised movie with trailers that seemed to try and invoke the memories of Event Horizon. It’s set on a spaceship where Ben Foster wakes up with amnesia. He quickly runs into Dennis Quaid who gives him the quest to bring the core back online before it blows up the ship. As Ben makes his way through the ship, fighting possible space madness and reavers, he begins to learn that things aren’t quite what they seem. We fully spoil the twist of the movie within the episode though. Continue reading Popcorn Pulse 70: Police Panda