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. This podcast is also syndicated weekly on VOG Network. Tuesdays at 9:30PM EST and Thursdays at 1PM EST.

On tonight's show... A cosplayer gets freaked out at Comiket  コミックマーケット, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba's producer comments on the future of anime, good news from Kyoto Animation about works on display! Also, a new Lupin the 3rd documentary, Neil Gaiman's role on Princess Mononoke, Hayao Miyazaki honored again, AnimEigo's new kickstarter tops out, and a special サザエさん - Sazae san? Meanwhile in Japan, an arrest over a fire extinguisher, tsundere cats, and a popular blanket?

Podcast by - 8/20/2019 8:00 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show...We catch up with World Cosplay Summit and the winners, what happened with Arisia, Inc., and live action Cowboy Bebop and Ein! Also, what's up with Billie Eilish and Nozomi Tojo? An arrest at Square Enix over a possible KyoAni fire threat? And an Otaku Summit 2020! Meanwhile over in Japan, a bank questions a man about an odd deposit and answer, ultra nutritious Nissin instant ramen, and a one handed Tenga vending machine?

Podcast by - 8/13/2019 8:00 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show... It's a two for one convention special! IchigoGami joins us for Otakon 2019, then DJ Ranma S and Mako-chan discuss BronyCon 2019! Then after the reviews, we talk Aggretsuko, Gundam model kits, and issues with Galaxy Express 999! Finally on Meanwhile in Japan, winner of the Magic: The Gathering Grand Prix get Original Cup Noodles? World Cosplay Summit hijinks with local mayor and governor cosplaying, and no more hair dying for Tokyo students?

Podcast by - 8/6/2019 8:00 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show... We some updates in regards to the Kyoto Animation fire, and some of it is good news! We also pay respects to Russi Taylor, the voice of Minnie Mouse... Fairy Tail comes to an end, new Digimon film shows the 02 crew, Pokémon Duel comes to an end, and a physical altercation from a Pokémon GO gym battle?! Meanwhile in Japan, language causes anger over "beached" shark, Hideo Kojima stopped at US customs for plastic pod baby, and a stalker tries to mark the object of his affection with tainted lotion?!

Podcast by - 7/30/2019 8:00 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show... We take a moment to pay respects to Kyoto Animation and the tragedy that happened... Then we discover that the tables may have turned on Vic Mignonga in his lawsuit... And Tokyo in Tulsa put their dealer's room where?! Pokémon GO x One Piece crossover and the epic Dragon Ball Z record break! Meanwhile in Japan... a Police Academy instructor gets a little too real with his demonstration, a bubble tea amusement park, and a man arrested for underwear theft?!

Podcast by - 7/23/2019 8:30 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show... We have our first guest since joining Twitch! Join DJ Ranma S, Ari Rockefeller, and IchigoGami for a round robin style interview with Trixal Cosplay! Then after with timer permitting, we have news! LA Dodger fans get a treat with Attack on Titan, possible Dragon Ball Z history at San Diego Comic-Con International, and Boruto cameo in Pokémon Sun and Moon? Meanwhile in Japan... A serial crapper stinks up Akihabara, naked chicken taco comes to Japan, and Japanese diners banned from restaurant in Japan?! Trixal Cosplay: https://www.facebook.com/TrixalCosplayModeling/ https://twitter.com/trixal_cosplay/

Podcast by - 7/16/2019 8:30 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show... Japanese Go Kart company owes Nintendo a lot of cash, Japanese artists creates samurai characters for each flag of the 2020 Olympics, Comiket  コミックマーケット restricts crowds with wristbands, and the Pokémon fandom is upset again... But about Pokemon Sword and Shield... And tonight we're bringing back the Open Forum! Tonight we discuss the re-release of Neon Genesis Evangelion, and what went wrong... Meanwhile in Japan, a Japanese Man arrested with Wario drugs, a slug disables train system, a panty thief is acquitted on charges due to ownership, and a teacher uses math to simplify anime series! 

Podcast by - 6/25/2019 8:30 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show... A sad moment in Pokémon, with a plush! Also, is the anime industry in crisis mode? New visuals for Netflix's Ghost In The Shell, reveals for the Dr. STONE anime, and what is Yuasa Masaaki working on? We pay tribute to Yuzuru Fujimoto, the final three tasty chapters of Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma, and Hirohiko Araki thanks Sherlock Holmes for JoJo's Bizarre Adventure? Meanwhile in Japan... Tokyo accidentally promotes child abuse, a boy band idol profusely apologizes for drugs, and a goat joins an idol group?! 

Podcast by - 6/18/2019 8:30 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show... We a night and day difference with cosplayers and makeup, an adult video star discusses the seedy underbelly of the anime industry, a new anime con in Texas, Anime Frontier! Voice actress Aya Hirano (平野 綾) will hold her fist concert in 4 years this summer, Toei Animation wants fresh blood in the industry as well as hosting a contest to pitch your anime! One anime director talks about the direction of anime and what he would and wouldn't do, and Aggretsuko season 2 dub! Meanwhile in Japan... An illustrator draws different types of perverts on the train, a worker gets fired and slices up sushi revenge, a singer is criticized by her Instagram photo, and the body soap for women that's popular by men?!

Podcast by - 6/11/2019 8:30 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show... Pokémon: Detective Pikachu comes to Nintendo Switch with a NEW ending! Also, Sailor Moon Myu hits next year, Rebecca Sugar to host the intro to Whisper of the Heart, Akira Toriyama is knighted in France, awesome Pokemon shirts are coming overseas, Detective Conan mobile game is released in a couple of days, and Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma manga comes to an end... Meanwhile in Japan... Olympics picture ban... Thief steals train brake handles... And Kfc Indonesia brings us crispy chicken skins?

Podcast by - 6/4/2019 8:30 PM Comments (0)