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.

Possible Scott Pilgrim anime? We're hoping! And a HD remaster of the game too? Hoping for that too! Also Aniplex USA announces Aniplex Online Fest... We might have mentioned this. Life-sized Rem - Re:Zero figurine for sale, Studio Trigger and CD PROJEKT RED drops the Cyberpunk 2077 anime on us, Neon Genesis Evangelion celebrates 25 years with a new soundtrack with new and rare tracks, and Motoko Kusanagi graces the cover of a fashion magazine! Meanwhile in Japan, E-sports for seniors, new Japanese social media platform just for positivity, PAC-MAN celebrates 40 years with sake, and 必勝客 Pizza Hut Taiwan brings us ramen pizza?! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/animejamsession/support

Podcast by - 6/30/2020 8:36 PM Comments (0)

We discuss best and worse anime dads on Geek Roundtable. Also, Crunchyroll Expo goes virtual, first look into Studio Ghibli's CG film, new Transformers series is delayed, Free Comic Book Day is extended for a month, updates on new InuYasha spinoff, Yashahime, and new Sailor Moon movies delayed. Meanwhile in Japan, man pays bill with sex toy, art gallery encourages theft, bento shop staffer punished, and anime condoms? --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/animejamsession/support

Podcast by - 6/23/2020 9:20 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show, NHK WORLD-JAPAN apologizes over it's racial cartoon, Discotek Media asks the fans for help in finding anime, and variety show comedians become anime characters! In the world of cons, Funimation announces 1st round of panels, Anime Expo® hosts anisong concert, Otakon goes virtual, and what happened when a con opens up to the public in Florida? Meanwhile in Japan, IKEA opens shop in Harajuku, a store in Japan stops greeting customers and shoppers are enthralled, UNIQLO hands out gifts to customers, and crowdfunding to save a go kart service? --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/animejamsession/support

Podcast by - 6/16/2020 9:22 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show... Warner Bros. Entertainment Japan streams their "Stay Connected" anime panel, Toei Animation announces the winners of their anime pitch panel, and San Japan's chair resigns after his POC rants. Also, Tokusatsu stars join together for an online performance, rapper Lotus Juice speaks out for #BLM, and updates on live action Cowboy Bebop, and mixed thoughts on it! Meanwhile in Japan, local zoo sell beaver gnawed jeans to raise money, woman arrested for cyberstalking, full scale CUP NOODLES, and crowdfunding to save go-karting?! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/animejamsession/support

Podcast by - 6/9/2020 9:21 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show... The KyoAni arsonist is formally arrested, Sonic The Hedgehog gets a sequel, Freddie Mercury's The Great Pretender is used for the anime, The Great Pretender! Ghost In The Shell manga gets a VR Noh stage play, Aniplex hosts an online convention, and Wantanabe Mayu retires from voice acting. Meanwhile in Japan, teenager solicits the wrong woman, politicians want to make walking while looking at your phone illegal, and learn English with toilet humor! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/animejamsession/support

Podcast by - 6/2/2020 9:12 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show, we talk a bit of voice acting on Geek Roundtable! Also, Netflix streams Cardcaptor Sakura, Earthbound the manga, a paper company files for bankruptcy after ComicMarket コミックマーケット cancels. Plus, get ready for Anime Expo® Lite, cosmetic company sponsors anime music video ad, and the US government catches Pokémon bootlegs! Meanwhile in Japan, a perv hunter in it for the money, Tenga releases video chat backgrounds, and a jilted woman sends 1000 kilograms of onions to her ex?!

Podcast by - 5/26/2020 9:09 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show, Anime Central goes virtual, Animal Crossing manga, the Yoshiki / Marilyn Manson collaboration... New Love Live School Idol Project reveals for the upcoming anime, NHK WORLD-JAPAN reveals results of new Neon Genesis Evangelion poll, and Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba hits final chapter! Meanwhile in Japan, company bans an intercourse style due to safety concerns, and a 90 year old gamer breaks world record!

Podcast by - 5/19/2020 9:03 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show, more shenanigans with Geek Roundtable! Also... Golgo 13 goes on hiatus, InuYasha spinoff series, Comic-Con International brings us "Comic-Con @ Home" virtual event, and Cells at Work helps fight COVID-19 with inspired artwork! Meanwhile in Japan: Golden Week Edition, Piko Taro discusses internet trolls, snack maker rewards customer for incorrect packaging, and cyborg and robotic avatars by 2050?

Podcast by - 5/12/2020 9:04 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show... Tons of Funimation news! A virtual con, NIS America, Inc. titles added to stream, and a home anime club with Kodansha Comics! Also, the Kyoto Animation - 京都アニメーション building is demolished, Shōnen Jump seeks its next manga star, Transformers prequel in the works, and an Asuka Langley themed guitar! Meanwhile in Japan, a university gives all students grant to offset cost of digital classes, swimsuit models hold online drinking parties to encourage fans to stay home, and a comedian invents machine to help get you out of unwanted video chats?!

Podcast by - 5/5/2020 9:16 PM Comments (0)

A LOT of Sailor Moon news! New trailer, a sneak peek of the original anime scripts, episodes on YouTube! Also, anime and gaming backgrounds for your conference calls... Kodansha Comics brings manga to Nintendo Switch, and One Punch Man goes to Hollywood! Meanwhile in Japan, Buddhist Monk covers Bob Marley, stay at home poop tour, and what's the incentive of a employee only capsule machine?

Podcast by - 4/29/2020 11:03 AM Comments (0)