This week on Anime Pulse we got going back in time to take a new career path, Rumiko Takahashi is making a return in 2022, and the best and worst of 2021. First up is the IRL news with Joseph and Andrew celebrating the new year, talking about their top topics for best and worst anime of 2021. Then in the industry news Andrew takes it away with news of a return of the very first Rumiko work, and the website 5Chan inputs their top 10 anime of 2021. Finally in the first reviews of the new year Joseph awakens to find he has groundhoged himself right after he graduated High School, and yakuza Andrew gets hit on the head by a powerful girl falling from the sky and ends up as her caretaker.
Intro – “Japanese Style Trap Beat” by Annex from Royalty Free Anime Music
Outro – “Neko Mimi Mode“ by Dimitri from Paris from Tsukuyomi: Moon Phase
Remake Our Life! – Crackers
Hinamatsuri – Netflix