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... It's Katsucon 2020! Join IchigoGami and WildSpice Cosplay as they discuss with DJ Ranma S the con as a whole! Then after that on Meanwhile in Japan, new capsule hotels that are tech oriented, have your car smell like a high school girl with new air freshener, and a shop clerk takes to twitter to plead with customers to calm down and stop abusing workers for masks being out of stock?!

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On tonight's show... Dragon Ball Z Abridged comes to an end, Castlevania gets a season 3, Toonami goes 3 hours, and Netflix has Resident Evil listed... Also, Sanrio x Digimon crossover, Miyazaki exhibit at the Oscars museum, Denzel Curry accused of tracing, and My Hero Academia has a new new name for a villain! Meanwhile in Japan... Stronger urinals made to combat wanton destruction, Egashira's channel denied for ad revenue, and Japan railways introduces anti-groper app for phones?

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On tonight show... A controversial name change in My Hero Academia, Funimation removes Interspecies Reviers, and holy cow the fallout! Another Hello Kitty crossover, now with Kamen Rider Decade! Dark Horse Comics releases hardcover Hellsing manga, live action One Piece, Naomi Watanabe in Doreamon movie, new info on Ghost in the Shell anime, and casting for new Love Live anime! Meanwhile in Japan... Butthole calligraphy kicks off comedians YouTube channel... Love doll funeral service... Japanese police officers keep forgetting their guns in public restrooms?!

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On tonight's show... We ask Mako-chan the Hot Topic question about ahegao clothing, as more cons look to ban the clothing! Also, new opening and ending themes for Mashin Sentai Kiramager, Netflix adds Pokémon: Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolved, Shōjo Kageki Revue Starlight the movie, disgraced voice acter Vic continues to maintain his innocence. Crunchyroll sponsors 3 new cons, 2 mangakas nominated for Eisner Hall of Fame, Annie Awards honor Kyoto Animation victims, and a seiyuu fired over inappropriate comments! Meanwhile in Japan... The new virgin killing sweater trend, tenant told to shut because his rapping sucks, and a maid cafe manager kidnapped and beaten by the yakuza?!

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On tonight's show, a follow up with the Nessa wig debacle, more Fruits Basket, ASMR Charmander to help you sleep, and Aoi Yuuki hands out a slap as a prize! Also, more Love Live! School Idol Project, Netflix streams Studio Ghibli, but there's a catch, voice actor Brice Armstrong passes, and Madman Anime raises funds for Australia wildfire! Meanwhile in Japan, a man arrested for licking the ear of a stranger he fancied, Osaka mayor wants to restrict kids smartphone use even in their own homes, and Tenga at it again with masturbatory aid shaped chocolates?! And now The Hot Topic of night, is ahegao clothing okay to wear at cons?

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On tonight's show, Yoshitaka Amano does Vogue Italia, Lilo & Stitch's Stitch gets it's own feudal manga, a Taiwanese cosplayer gets elected... Also, concerns about the Kyoto Animation - 京都アニメーション memorial site, Pokémon Sword and Shield with DLC, cosplayer steals a wig at MAGFest, Mariya takeuchi hits the Oricon (オリコン) Music Charts, aggressive photographers at ComicMarket コミックマーケット, and the true story of KFC and Japan during Christmas... Meanwhile in Japan, man beats fast food worker for missing nugget, a teacher arrested for forcing schoolgirl to wear collars and leash during lesson, and Adult Cream Pie coming to McDonald’s Japan?!

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On tonight's show, it's the 2019 year in review! Join DJ Ranma S, Ari Rockefeller, Mako-chan, IchigoGami (in Twitch chat), and WildSpice Cosplay as they go through the podcasts' top stories of the year, their own reflections on this year and the future... Wanna know what the top stories are? Gotta tune in!

Podcast by - 12/18/2019 8:00 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show... Shoko Nakagawa picked as Olympic Torchbearer! Johnny Yong Bosch picked as new voice of Broly in Dragon Ball franchise, but is there controversy?! Japanese law changes to allow for screenshots, what's up with Riko Sakurauchi and 7-Eleven Japan? Crunchyroll acquires majority stake of VIZ Media Europe, Alita: Battle Angel, POKÉMON Detective Pikachu, and Kingdom Hearts 3 nominated for Annie Awards, along with Alita: Battle Angel getting an Oscar nomination! Meanwhile in Japan, a lawyer comments on the legality of tattoo ban from hot springs, traditional bullying in schools, the return of Mayonaise Man?!

Podcast by - 12/10/2019 8:00 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show... The Otaku Summit 2020! What is it! We'll tell you! Neon Genesis Evangelion 新世紀エヴァンゲリオン returns to Shinkalion, changes in Japanese law that effects talent agencies and former clients, what does Edward Snowden have to with Lupin III? The return of Tokyo Mew Mew, with a twist! Captain Harlock's seiyuu passes, and Pokémon manhole covers in Hokkaido! Meanwhile in Japan... A senior citizen arrested for excessive complaints... A taxi runs over man and then drives into wall... And a busty Japanese YouTube chef sells ad space on her chest?!

Podcast by - 12/3/2019 8:00 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show... Is the end for Vic's lawsuit?! The judge hands own the sanctions! Our thoughts! Also, a woman is arrested for selling fake Anime Weekend Atlanta passes, a Japanese otaku politician to end censorship, the sales of Pokémon Sword and Shield! Akb48 Cafe&Shop Akihabara closes, サザエさん - Sazae san gets the Guiness record for it's long run, controversy about a manga involving a 40 year old and a high schooler, and the best Rumiko Takahashi anime and characters?! Meanwhile in Japan, crossdressing baseball players in beauty contest... Harajuku station to be demolished after Olympics... Japanese cafes join in on Frozen 2 fever?!

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