If spring is expected to bring flowers, then 2021 had quite the bouquet. With many high-profile series like Vivy and Megalo Box exceeding expectations, plus incredible hidden gems like Odd Taxi and SSSS.Dynazenon, we had quite a lot on our plates this season. This will likely be our final retrospective episode, and we go out with a bang.
UMAI! . . . UMAI! . . . UMAI! . . . (repeat as necessary)
Hey guys, sorry we're late, but it's finally time to start the Promised Neverweekly Season Tw--- oh. Oh, god. Ohhhh, noooooo.
The Promised Neverland is a series near and dear to our hearts. Join us as we reflect on how its second season became one of the biggest anime disappointments in recent memory and say our goodbyes to what USED TO BE one of our favorites.
If you want to read the manga (which we strongly recommend!) pick it up at chapter 37!
Spring! The season of new beginnings and new anime! Just like every other season, but this one has 86 times more pollen! The Podfathers team up with a true Anime Addict for our longest first impressions podcast ever!
Get on your skateboards, losers, it's egg time. The long winter is over, and it's time to discuss whether the abundance of hype lasted, or did The Promised Neverland ruin everything around it? In (very, very long!) podcast, we talk about every anime we watched in Winter 2021.
Going into the weekend with an adaptation of a REALLY COOL GAME! Moz gushes about The World Ends With You for an hour while Bacon and Panic patiently listen. Does it live up to the hype of the cult classic, or is it another bad video game anime adaptation?
The URL for the YouTube stream begins with "nut" and ends with "new". https://youtu.be/nutHB2XCNew Isn't that funny? I think it's hilarious. Also Attack on Titan sort of had a season finale but not really and there's going to be more in a year.
Two for the price of one!! That's like... two attacks!!
"Wow, Eren kinda sucks :/" --Levi
There's a lot of wine but not a lot of whining over this week's Attack on Titan episode. Everyone's flocking to the discussion!! Or whatever. I was just trying to be funny. Sorry.
Um, this episode is fine but the discussion is... unusual. No, it's fine, really it's fine, it's just... there's just... this person who kind of... let's just say he has a problem. Not a major one, but... look, some kinda weird stuff gets said in this podcast, so do be careful. You may want to use the bathroom before listening, because... you'll see. Or hear, I guess.
It's not racist if you want everyone on a specific area of land to die just because they exist. For being completely very not racist, Gabi suffers horribly as she horses around on a farm because she is definitely not a bad person with questionable morals and a lack of understanding of the world around her.
I have to put a trigger warning here because Bacon and Sinrus didn't like the episode very much, and apparently some people don't like it when others don't like things. They also talk about Civ for a while, which also requires a trigger warning.
A more low-key episode after the immense amounts of hype from the previous few eps. Sasha wants to know why people are black. That's basically it.
Keeping it meat & potatoes this time, no BS.
"AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA--why you screaming so DAMN loud. AAAAAAAAAAAAA" --Moz
TITANIC TITANS FIGHT TO THE DEATH IN THIS EPISODE AND THAT'S REALLY COOL SO WE TALK ABOUT IT
I was going to fill this summary with Hammer Smashed Face lyrics, but in reality the Warhammer Titan's the one who had their face smashed in. Not with a hammer, mind you, but with Eren's FISTS OF FURY. Maybe I could do some Five Finger Death Punch lyrics but honestly no one wants that. Also, a guy with a Monado avatar joined us this week.
"This episode had me levitating." - some random YouTube comment (episode as in the Attack on Titan episode, not the podcast episode, probably. that would be weird, albeit humbling.)
It's time to keep moving forward.
At the last minute, we decided to launch a new weekly series, this time for Attack on Titan's fourth season. In this episode, we cover the first three episodes of the new anime.
Who's that anime podcast who's uploading extremely late? That's right, it's us. Before we move on to the new anime of 2021, we must reflect upon the end of the year where the world ended, and thus comes the Fall 2020 Retrospective, where most of us didn't actually watch anime because who has time for that. That's probably not a good way to start, but if we say "2020 happened" then everyone just kind of gets it. Anyway, Elaina did nothing wrong.
That's right, losers.
We did it.
And just in time for 2020 in review.
Fate and Sha talk about all things animation including animation consistency, CGI, reused sequences, cel vs. digital, which series truly thrive from top tier animation, and Demon Slayer.
It's a musical Speakeasy! Except we probably won't sing live. Sorry. I'll sing something here - d-d-da da, da-da-da dadada, d-d-da da, da-da-da dadada
Directed by Neil Druckmann (delayed to 2077)
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