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, we discuss Funimation's recent news, more Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid, a kickstarted for an anime about a food truck, changes at Bandai with company acquisition and new president. Also a historical Tokyo bookshop closes, and a brand new Battle Angel Alita doll is in the works! Over in Oh Japan... Japanese idol singers offer bottles of their used bathwater to fans at eye-popping price, a man arrested for hair licking, and a street racer granny don't give a shit!

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On tonight's show... Nintendo to open a flagship store in Tokyo, 4th Neon Genesis Evangelion film is in production, 20th Century Fox is sued over Alita: Battle Angel, and we have a giant, life sized Bumblebee transformer near it's life sized Gundam counterpart! Also, Crayon Shin-chan spinoff is for the dogs... Two people arrested for selling fake Love Live! School Idol Project ( ラブライブ!) merchandise, and a Lupin III game that allows you to heist jewels! And over in Oh Japan... An adorable jackass otter gets own series, winning a years worth of ice cream, and Ariana Grande's tattoo?

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On tonight's show... We discuss the Vic Mignogna issue, a rumored father and son project at Studio Ghibli, and Rumiko Takahashi wins a prestigious award! Netflix is at it again, with Resident Evil, updated Toonami lineup, アニメ『Back Street Girls -ゴクドルズ-』 gets live action series! Sequel for POKÉMON Detective Pikachu, free global manga service, and a line Pokémon themed dress shirts! Over in Strange News From Japan, 6000 calorie sushi, getting cozy with a cockroach, and why you shouldn't brag about your mad ninja skills...

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On tonght's show, we discuss the Crunchyroll Anime Awards... Will there be more drama? How did Dragon Ball Super: Broly fare in theaters? Changes at Comiket  コミックマーケット as well as self-care. Updated pilgrimage sites for anime tourism, ownership changes at Project: A-Kon, and World Cosplay Summit hosts One Piece cosplay competition! Over in Strange News From Japan... Japan standardized English test launches weird meme, "tights world" on the loose, looking to ask the tough questions, police break up a fight between BanG Dream fans during Osaka concert?

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And we're back from break! On tonight's show, we're talking MAGFest 2019! This is DJ Ranma S and Ari Rockefeller's second trip, but Mako-chan's first, so let's the stories! Also, tragedy at Animé Los Angeles, and how you can help! And over in Strange News From Japan, A Naked man arrested on a stranger's balcony, a public broadcaster films innocent science experiment at well known porn location, and an idol apologizes for causing commotion over attack at her home?!

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On tonight's FINAL episode of the year... It's our Christmas show! Join DJ Ranma S, Ari Rockefeller, Mako-chan, WildSpice Cosplay, Yunie (in spirit, her internet died), and IchigoGami as they look back over holiday thoughts (good and bad), gifts, family, and also the most outlandish Strange News From Japan! Wanna know what those are? Gotta listen in!

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On this week's show... As we countdown to the holiday special... Netflix is back with a new Ghost In The Shell series, Rumiko Takahashi announces a new manga, Pop Team Epic is popular with Yahoo! JAPAN(ヤフー), Pokémon Trading Card game might be hitting smartphones... Issues with Love Live! School Idol Project ( ラブライブ!) mobile game, and an idol's even so popular it was canceled! Also in Strange News From Japan, cops called to break up brawl by drunk cops, book store employees harassed by dicks, and school tells skirt wearing students that they learn better with cold legs?!

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On this week's show... New Blade Runner anime from Adult Swim, Neon Genesis Evangelion returns, with controversy. A new hero in Precure, live action Cowboy Bebop, and fans are butthurt. YouTube shuts down manga spoilers, Tamagotchi Eevee sold out, and Kaito kid is at it again! And over on Strange News From Japan, a drunk Japanese VP stumbles into girls bathing area on field trip, urinates, loses job, another man arrested for pretending to visit another store for virtual points, and a man fired for being more educated than he claimed...

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On this week's show, we discuss upcoming details on Fruits Basket, along with Pokémon Tamagotchi Eevee, as well as Eevee Day! Brand new Lupin III special, Boku no Hero Academia / My Hero Academia stage play, and HunteR X HunteR goes on hiatus... Again. Over in Strange News From Japan, a naked man found in a locker, mom claps back hard at die hard Frieza fangirl, drunk in a wheelchair?!

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On this week's show, join That DJ Ranma S Guy and Ari Rockefeller as they talk about Another Anime Convention 2018! Then if time permits, we discuss the latest on Sailor Moon Sailor Stars! New Devil May Cry anime, and a popular convention game show host retires! And over in Strange News From Japan, an otaku has an expensive wedding for his 2D bride, man arrested for pretending to visit a shopping center almost 3 million times, and a man arrested for telling a woman he just wanted to rub her boobs?!

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