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.

Spurned wife sells husband's Yu-Gi-Oh! cards, Pretty Cure adult cosmetics, and Ghost In The Shell sake! Also, Gundam creator wants to crush Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba and Evangelion, Black Butler celebrates it's 15th anniversary, and Netflix's Castlevania comes to an end... Meanwhile in Japan, teacher disciplined for eating in class, man arrested for breaking into restaurant and wearing ladies uniform, and McDonald's Japan announces the Mommy McShake?! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/animejamsession/support

Podcast by - 4/20/2021 8:54 PM Comments (0)

We discuss the connection between Master Roshi and Oro from Street Fighter III! Also, Funimation settles their ADA lawsuit, and great news on Macross / Robotech front! Plus, live action Gundam from Netflix, Evangelion becomes the top grossing franchise, and how did Florida cops mistake replica Star Trek memorabilia as weapons?! Meanwhile in Japan, a KyoAni copycat arsonist, one man arrested for stuffing fried chicken in a mailbox, another man arrested for stealing and replacing shoes, and school does a bra check? --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/animejamsession/support

Podcast by - 4/13/2021 9:00 PM Comments (0)

We have a Hot Take! Buying Sailor Moon bootlegs for nostalgia! the hosts all have a say! Also, Hayashibara Megumi releases her discography online, Sailor Moon returns to the stage with a new musical, and Deadpool teams up with All Might! Plus, mobile game Obey Me get an anime, and tons of Love Live! School Idol Project updates, with a Crayon Shin-chan collab and new anime titles! Meanwhile in Japan, Designer House Valentino causes outrage with photoshoot disrespecting Japanese culture, 7-Eleven gets petty with another 7-Eleven, man steals over a 1 million yen of tiny fish, and Japanese City Manager gives speech to "play around" to increase birth rate with employees?! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/animejamsession/support

Podcast by - 4/6/2021 9:02 PM Comments (0)

Kicking things off with breaking news about SacAnime's Swap Meet! Then updated con cancellations, Harmony Gold says bye bye to Macross, and Yuru Camp gets a console game. Also Tokyo Babylon 2021 gets cancelled, EVA 3.0+1.0 makes a lot of money in Japan, and Funko releases Dragon Ball Z pops... In Japan. Meanwhile in Japan, the Olympic flame goes out and people are worried, labor ministry employee harassed by her own counselor, and a Japanese woman discovers that foreign women don't tell their breast sizes... --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/animejamsession/support

Podcast by - 3/30/2021 8:40 PM Comments (0)

Yamcha get's dunked on! Also, seiyu Masahiro Anzai passes, Sonic The Hedgehog 2 movie is in full production, anime and Japanese racing collabs, and Super Nintendo World is open! Meanwhile in Japan, a Coca-Cola subscription service, Tokyo Olympics ban foreigners, and advanced technology turns taxi windows into ad galleries, wow! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/animejamsession/support

Podcast by - 3/23/2021 8:48 PM Comments (0)

On today's special episode, Demon Slayer wins Japan's Academy Film prizes, including Animation of the Year, the Banana Fish manga gets a stage play, and Netflix signs a long term contract with Japanese studio for visual effects! Meanwhile in Japan, Tokyo Olympics ceremony chief resigns over remarks about Naomi Watanabe's weight... And she also puts a out a statement in regards to those remarks, and a Japanese sake brewery launches a special sake in honor of the LGBTQ+ community! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/animejamsession/support

Podcast by - 3/21/2021 2:02 PM Comments (0)

Vertical and Kodansha US merge together, former MythBusters Kari Byron is now busting anime myths, and the final Evangelion film hits 800 million yen! Also, recording artist Yoshiki receives the Japanese Medal of Honor, a new Record of Lodoss War mobile game, and a LARPer who could not take no for answer when it comes to someone else's girlfriend! Meanwhile in Japan, fried noodles in an elementary school were so hard it send kids and teachers to the hospital, the ban on plastics continue with spoons and forks, some elementary school forbid underclothes during PE, and new capsule toys that are plush fried foods! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/animejamsession/support

Podcast by - 3/16/2021 8:53 PM Comments (0)

We have three more cons postpone due to COVID-19. Also, live action Hellsing from the writer of John Wick, Hello Kitty gets the Hollywood treatment, and one voice actress goes from Love Live School Idol Project to another idol anime series! Plus, The Devil Is a Part-Timer gets a season 2, and Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba along with Pretty Cure get the Happy Meal treatment from McDonald's Japan! Meanwhile in Japan, we find out who may have been writing all of those love letter capsule toys, a gamer's mom snipes her son's gaming skills, and Naomi Watanabe is coming to NYC! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/animejamsession/support

Podcast by - 3/9/2021 8:52 PM Comments (0)

We get a COVID convention update, plus we get an update on the Otakon fundraiser! Also, Hatsune Miku anime is coming our way, along with news of a Spirited Away stage play, and RetroCrush adds Ronin Warriors/ Yoroiden Samurai Troopers to it's lineup! Meanwhile in Japan, woman who won a ruling against the NHK, now has to pay, a man is arrested for sending death threats to Square Enix, and frogs trick police into a false puppy rescue?! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/animejamsession/support

Podcast by - 3/2/2021 8:48 PM Comments (0)

We have another Hot Take, and it's on the Dark Side of Cosplay! Join the hosts as they discuss some of the stuff they've dealt with while cosplaying, and has it changed their views on cosplaying. Also, 15th Annual Seiyu Awards happened, and we tell you who got the "lifetime" achievements! Plus, DJ Ranma S discusses The Anime Awards for 2021, and were they rigged? We find out that 蜡笔小新 Crayon Shin Chan game is coming to Nintendo Switch, and Hatsune Miku collaborates with Pusheen! Meanwhile in Japan, a company holds socially distanced sauna events, a leader of a political party that refuses to pay the NHK, is forced to pay the NHK, and a follow up from a story from 4 years ago... Girl sues school over dyeing her hair, and the verdict is in! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/animejamsession/support

Podcast by - 2/23/2021 9:01 PM Comments (0)