Anime Jam Session


Anime Jam Session is a 90+ minute weekly podcast hosted by DJ Ranma S, Mako-chan, and the resident staff writer Ari Rockefeller. Join them as they discuss topics in regards to anime, cosplay, conventions, video games, along with pop culture, tech, and other anime related topics.

Masashi Kishimoto celebrates 20 years of the Naruto anime with a special illustration, Trigun Stampede premieres Jan 7th, and a Pokémon card scammer out of Oklahoma causes problems. Also, Way of the Househusband starts Jan 1, Lucky Star manga spinoff with Konata Izumi, and SACRA MUSIC FES is back! Meanwhile in Japan, a man on a motorbike drives into police station to complain about rude drivers and Pepsi Japan creates a cola just for fried chicken? --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/animejamsession/support

Podcast by - 12/6/2022 8:54 PM Comments (0)

Popeye: The Manga! Also, Chie Nakamura takes a break from Boruto, singer Kiro Akiyama is arrested for assault, and welcome the cast of LoveLive!: The Musical! Plus, Vic Mignogna petitions to have his court case reviewed, and the new anime Pole Princess! Meanwhile in Japan, city employee kills a boar on school grounds, youth suffer from constipation due to toilets, and Asahi gifts employees bonus money to eat out? --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/animejamsession/support

Podcast by - 11/29/2022 7:41 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show, Ari Rockefeller brings us the Anime NYC wrapup! Also tonight, voices for Lupin III prequel revealed, we pay homage to JASON DAVID FRANK - Official Fan Page, and is there more Symphogear on the way?! Plus, a man arrested for threatening ComicMarket コミックマーケット, and Ranma ½ teams up with Felissimo International Limited! Meanwhile in Japan, Mandarake banned from selling adult items, a cop threatens a boar and to which it obeys, and Tsundere beer? --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/animejamsession/support

Podcast by - 11/22/2022 8:24 PM Comments (0)

We pay tribute to Kevin Lillard, one of the pioneers in cosplay photography, along with Kevin Conroy, the animated voice Batman, a generation... Also, super group THE LAST ROCKSTARS announce tour, Ash Ketchum is finally a world champion, and a hand drawn Star Wars short by Studio Ghibli. Plus, AFRO Samurai manga hits the US as a director's cut, and Goku is back in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade! Meanwhile in Japan, a town livestreams politician's faces to make sure they're not sleep and Daiso: The Trading Card Game? --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/animejamsession/support

Podcast by - 11/15/2022 8:25 PM Comments (0)

DJ Ranma S follows up with a  DerpyCon addendum and Anime NYC's latest changes on panels. Also, a Love Live School Idol Project seiyuu steps down due to their health, celebrate 30 years of Sailor Moon with an LP, new Godzilla project in the works, Neon Genesis Evangelion: the stage play, and a new anime entertainment complex! Meanwhile in Japan... a bus driver flunked a breathalyzer due to bread, hot bottled drinking water, and the government says not all miso is miso?! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/animejamsession/support

Podcast by - 11/8/2022 8:09 PM Comments (0)

It's DerpyCon 2022! Join DJ Ranma S and Mako-chan and they tell you about their return visit to this con after a multi-year hiatus! Plus their BAND-MAID concert review! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/animejamsession/support

Podcast by - 11/1/2022 8:44 PM Comments (0)

DJ Ranma S kicks things off by breaking down the whole Bayonetta controversy! Also tonight, new Lupin III anime, ADK Holdings president is arrested, and FullMetal Alchemist stage play is announced! Plus, Spy x Family teams up with BURGER KING JAPAN /バーガーキング・ジャパン, and the teaser for the FLOW virtual concert! Meanwhile in Japan, モスバーガー(MOS BURGER) awards 500 customers with a fried chicken sleeping bag, Osaka hotel with a heavy metal buffet theme, and the weirdest dating sim ever with romancing a guy with an ice cream head... --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/animejamsession/support

Podcast by - 10/25/2022 9:01 PM Comments (0)

We're talking Another Anime Convention (AAC) 2022! Join DJ Ranma S and Ari Rockefeller as they give a full review of their latest convention trip! Also if time persists, we have news about Hunter X Hunter, fans are going old school with Urusei Yatsura, and update on Kazuki Takahashi, the creator of Yu-Gi-Oh!, a skull found at ユニバーサル・スタジオ・ジャパン / Universal Studios Japan (USJ), and a car crashes in to Japan's oldest restroom?! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/animejamsession/support

Podcast by - 10/18/2022 9:05 PM Comments (0)

Chainsaw Man wins another Harvey Award, Love Live Superstar gets a season 3, and the next Splat-Fest is Pokémon themed! Also, Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card is coming to an end, Magic: The Gathering announces Final Fantasy and Transformers cards, and Golden Kamuy mangaka rates character's penis sizes?! Meanwhile in Japan, a bomb scare turns out to be sex toys, woman defrauded by a man trying to get home from space, a train anniversary event allows to hunt their lines for Pokémon's, and a new bar is English only and all you can drink! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/animejamsession/support

Podcast by - 10/11/2022 8:02 PM Comments (0)

We finally have news about Bleach! Also, Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai gets a sequel, and My Dress-Up Darling teams up with Saitama City to promote local doll production! Plus, Lycoris Recoil writer gets harassed over no yuri, KFC's Spanish Twitter memes it up, and Adult Swim ends streaming for multiples titles... Meanwhile in Japan, ninja vs samurai battle at castle ruins and pair whisky with fried chicken? --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/animejamsession/support

Podcast by - 10/4/2022 8:07 PM Comments (0)