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, Free: Iwatobi Swim Club fans are upset over planted trees, the fifth annual Love Live! School Idol Project ( ラブライブ!)general election, and the Shingeki no Kyojin museum collaboration. Also, cosplayers clean up Ikebukuro after an event, and changes with idol shows? And five anime films on the list for the Oscars! Also in Strange News From Japan, a TV cameraman secretly records newspaper reporter film upskirt shots, all you can drink for 24 hours for $3, motivation poster that does the opposite, and a cat is a prime suspect in an attempted murder case?

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On tonight's show, sad news about a Pokémon GO player, and how you can help! Also, TV Tokyo Network celebrates 1,000 episodes of Pokémon, plus an Alexa app! What happened with Crunchyroll, and how you can protect yourself! Virtual reality coming to a cafe, change your voice to any anime girl, and Sazae-san loses a major sponsor... And in Strange News From Japan... Kitty balls, Kentucky Fried Chicken bath salts, and a moaning competition on a airline flight?!

Podcast by - 11/8/2017 9:15 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's Halloween themed episode... We discuss a list of Halloween themed anime from J-List! Also, the latest Sailor Moon collaboration, Shingeki no Kyojin season 3, new Free: Iwatobi Swim Club, and what's up a with a girl from Osaka suing to government?  Also, Ranma talks about the JAPANFes J-ANIME NIGHT(Halloween x Anime).  And in Strange News From Japan, a man arrested for using black magic, Halloween cat marshmallows, best time to pick up women, and what happened at that Halloween party?! 

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On tonight's show, Boku No Hero Academia gets a 3rd season! Also, crossover with Pacific Rim and Godzilla? New Ranma ½ cafe, massive Neon Genesis Evangelion crossover, and Team Rocket recruiting? And why did Hayao Miyazaki unretire? In Strange News From Japan... 74 year old ninja is caught, dumb thief caught reselling goods, and a Tokyo school helps transgenders and cross dressers act feminine?

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On tonight's show, we find out that AnimeNYC is hosting live action Fullmetal Alchmist film!  Also, the Love Live Sunshine Real Escape game gets theme song!  Media company Broccoli not doing well, and what's up with Detective Conan / Kaito Kid?  And the return of Tamagotchi!  And in Strange News from Japan, fortune telling with breasts, pocky and red wine, and on a sad note, we take a moment to honor the passing of Grape-kun.

Podcast by - 10/18/2017 9:15 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show, we talk about life with otaku parents... Then what happened with VICE and Yaoi-Con? New Professor Layton series, become a Fullmetal Alchemist character, and what's this about a male idol stripper game? Also, how Neon Genesis Evangelion prints money, Sailor Moon for president, and why does a Japanese idol singer miss Girl Scout Cookies? Also, in Strange News From Japan, a thigh high cafe, cat themed underclothes, a buttload of gold from China, some dude jumps out of a comic book store window... And a burglar caught, saying Naruto taught him to be a ninja?!

Podcast by - 10/10/2017 9:15 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show, Anime Punch is no more, and we tell you why! Also, Bain Capital buys 株式会社アサツー ディ・ケイ(ADK), Tokyo governor tries to balance Comiket with the Olympics. Voice actors have a rap battle, season three of Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma, and a live action version of Your Name? And in Strange News from Japan... Piko Taro made how much?! JAV actresses fart in your general direction, and tattoos are illegal unless you're a doctor?

Podcast by - 10/4/2017 9:15 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show, what's up with CUP NOODLES and Detective Conan? Magical Girl Pretty Sammy is back and needs our help! Yu Yu Hakusho is back with a new cell phone game, Love Live! School Idol Project ( ラブライブ!) drops a new mobile game on us! Anthropomorphic scarecrows, Fist of the North Star " Hokuto No Ken "on bluray, and another Dragon Ball Z mobile game? In Strange News from Japan, an enhanced otaku dating site, a cat cafe train, and edible origami?

Podcast by - 9/26/2017 9:15 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's back to school show, Digimon is coming to US cell phones! Also, Universal Studios Japan (USJ) has new anime and game attractions, Cowboy Bebop director to do Blade Runner 2049 short, and what DVDs are Sentai Filmworks phasing out? The director of Fullmetal Alchemist has some mighty strong words about the live action film, Tokyo Ghoul film hits US shores, and the top ten well endowed anime ladies that changed men! Also in strange news from Japan, man plucking pubes and puts them on a sleeping woman, cosplayers on a roof service, and what's up with Grape-kun? An update!

Podcast by - 9/19/2017 9:15 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show, follow up with Funimation's hurricane reliefe efforts! Also, what's the brouhaha with the Rurouni Kenshin (Live Action) film? The return of Galaxy Express 999, your favorite hero/heroine by era, Sanrio mashups with Godzilla and Yu Yu Hakusho, The Rose of Versailles screen adaptation, and Love Live!Sunshine Project's Love Live Sunshine!Aqours 2nd Love Live! Happy Party Train Tour! and locations! Also in Strange News From Japan, car rental places handing out stickers for foreign drivers, middle aged woman robs much younger man, and an old man is convicted of armed robbery?

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