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... Vic Mignonga's reckoning! The verdict is in and we talk about it! Also, the Kyoto Animation - 京都アニメーション fire... Another victim, and more rebuilding... What's this? A Naruto collab with Coach and Michael B Jordan? Bushiroad pushes forward with a theater troupe and stage plays! A Certain Scientific Railgun is back, Sailor Moon "Girls Night Out" cafes, and Fate/Stay Night joins up with AXE Body Spray to fight the funk?! Meanwhile in Japan... Police officer arrested for clogging toilets, elderly person steals bike seats, and buy Starbucks Coffee with a pen?

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On tonight's show, it's Another Anime Convention (AAC)! Join DJ Ranma S and Ari Rockefeller as they both tell you their stories of an amazing New England convention! After that, Mako-chan brings us the news! Live action The Promised Neverland, young Naruto joins Boruto on the next arc, more on the upcoming Pokémon anime, get your anime tour on, update on former NGT48 idol, and do anime studios really fare on their sales? Meanwhile in Japan... Pager service ends, an airport Twitter account is shut down due to underage, backlash on idols selling "dates"?!

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On tonight's show, Mako-chan discusses a historic Japanese hotel run by the same family! Also, Kyoto Animation - 京都アニメーション victims are no longer in a life threatening situation, Pokémon GO adds a new region, more Fruits Basket, drama with an AKB48 member, Love Live All-Stars game date is announced, Sirfetch'd's inspiration, Sanrio Puroland helps with the zombie apocalypse, and a Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba seiyuu blocked by the official account? Meanwhile in Japan, Friends cafe in Tokyo, kanji toilet paper, and the story of a kid who became a flutist on the Zelda soundtrack!

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On tonight's show, we celebrate Ash Ketchum's victory, as well as a Digi charat reunion! Brand new Neon Genesis Evangelion 新世紀エヴァンゲリオン mobile game with figures, and the return of Sakura Taisen!!! Also man arrested with replica Lupin III gun, Super Nintendo World opens next year, man arrested for selling Love Live! μ's body pillows, and TOKYO GAME SHOW hits high numbers! Meanwhile in Japan, a KFC dating simulator, AI generated scent for your crush, and K͟e͟a͟n͟u͟ R͟e͟e͟v͟e͟s͟ appears at Tokyo Game Show!

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On tonight's show, we drop a few kind words about Colossalcon East, pay tribute to Robert Axelrod, discuss shoujo rap battles, Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai The Movie, and a new Pokémon anime! Also, Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind kabuki play, new Pokemon x Tamagotchi crossover, and Studio Trigger did what with Steven Universe?! Meanwhile in Japan, a blacklight stamp to ID gropers, a bar where the staff thanks you, Tenga teams with mechas, and a tsundere pizza from Domino's Pizza?!

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On tonight's show... The chaos and turmoil of Colossalcon East! And what happened with Canada's Anime Revolution? Did they really let a serial harasser in the con? MechaCon Anime Convention wraps it up, Shanghai police seize bootleg anime merch, and Pokémon Masterslaunches this week! Also, a new Rurouni Kenshin るろうに剣心 escape game, a new Love Live! School Idol Project single, and a brand new Ghost In The Shell manga! Meanwhile in Japan, 5 free beers for your ramen, strip club booth guy gets fishy, and getting cat pics?!

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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?

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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?

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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?

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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?!

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