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 have our first guest since joining Twitch! Join DJ Ranma S, Ari Rockefeller, and IchigoGami for a round robin style interview with Trixal Cosplay! Then after with timer permitting, we have news! LA Dodger fans get a treat with Attack on Titan, possible Dragon Ball Z history at San Diego Comic-Con International, and Boruto cameo in Pokémon Sun and Moon? Meanwhile in Japan... A serial crapper stinks up Akihabara, naked chicken taco comes to Japan, and Japanese diners banned from restaurant in Japan?! Trixal Cosplay: https://www.facebook.com/TrixalCosplayModeling/ https://twitter.com/trixal_cosplay/

Podcast by - 7/16/2019 8:30 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show... Japanese Go Kart company owes Nintendo a lot of cash, Japanese artists creates samurai characters for each flag of the 2020 Olympics, Comiket  コミックマーケット restricts crowds with wristbands, and the Pokémon fandom is upset again... But about Pokemon Sword and Shield... And tonight we're bringing back the Open Forum! Tonight we discuss the re-release of Neon Genesis Evangelion, and what went wrong... Meanwhile in Japan, a Japanese Man arrested with Wario drugs, a slug disables train system, a panty thief is acquitted on charges due to ownership, and a teacher uses math to simplify anime series! 

Podcast by - 6/25/2019 8:30 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show... A sad moment in Pokémon, with a plush! Also, is the anime industry in crisis mode? New visuals for Netflix's Ghost In The Shell, reveals for the Dr. STONE anime, and what is Yuasa Masaaki working on? We pay tribute to Yuzuru Fujimoto, the final three tasty chapters of Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma, and Hirohiko Araki thanks Sherlock Holmes for JoJo's Bizarre Adventure? Meanwhile in Japan... Tokyo accidentally promotes child abuse, a boy band idol profusely apologizes for drugs, and a goat joins an idol group?! 

Podcast by - 6/18/2019 8:30 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show... We a night and day difference with cosplayers and makeup, an adult video star discusses the seedy underbelly of the anime industry, a new anime con in Texas, Anime Frontier! Voice actress Aya Hirano (平野 綾) will hold her fist concert in 4 years this summer, Toei Animation wants fresh blood in the industry as well as hosting a contest to pitch your anime! One anime director talks about the direction of anime and what he would and wouldn't do, and Aggretsuko season 2 dub! Meanwhile in Japan... An illustrator draws different types of perverts on the train, a worker gets fired and slices up sushi revenge, a singer is criticized by her Instagram photo, and the body soap for women that's popular by men?!

Podcast by - 6/11/2019 8:30 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show... Pokémon: Detective Pikachu comes to Nintendo Switch with a NEW ending! Also, Sailor Moon Myu hits next year, Rebecca Sugar to host the intro to Whisper of the Heart, Akira Toriyama is knighted in France, awesome Pokemon shirts are coming overseas, Detective Conan mobile game is released in a couple of days, and Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma manga comes to an end... Meanwhile in Japan... Olympics picture ban... Thief steals train brake handles... And Kfc Indonesia brings us crispy chicken skins?

Podcast by - 6/4/2019 8:30 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show... Listen to our thoughts on CloverCon and Nezumi Con 2019! Then we discuss the latest fallout from AnimeNEXT, the delay of Sonic The Hedgehog live action film, thoughts on Dragon Ball: Evolution from a former Dragon Ball editor... Funimation sued over a patent infringement, a winner in Uniqlo's contest disqualified, and blessed be, season 2 of Aggretsuko! Meanwhile in Japan, man claims he wasn't drunk, but his body produces alcohol, man accused of assaulting his wife over YouTube videos, and a real life Yandere girl, stabs man 27 time because she loves him too much!

Podcast by - 5/28/2019 8:30 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show, new anime from Ghost in the Shell producer, get a credit when you pre-order Pokémon Sword and Shield, Attack on Titan wraps up, and we find Sailor Moon fan art from Yoshihiro Togashi! Also on the docket, more about Kalafina, dub cast for Cells at Work, mysterious CDs left around town, Plastic Love gets a music video, Geodude becomes an ambassador, did Ikuhara work on your favorite cartoon, and Armpit anime men... Meanwhile in Japan, teen boys caught peeping into girls hot spring, son finds live fish in parents fridge, and offering to talk about your interests may just stop solicitors?

Podcast by - 5/21/2019 8:30 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show... The cast talk POKÉMON Detective Pikachu, the numbers, the movie, unofficial music video and other cool stuff! Puella Magi Madoka Magica tops poll for best Heisei yuri, New Sailor Chibi Moon Proplica compact, Hello Kitty and the Sanrio Grand Prix, Sonic The Hedgehog co-creators thanks the fans, and 8 other Sonic cartoons better than the movie art, and a mangaka drink and draw! Meanwhile in Japan, a little sister love letter gacha, a train station uses disturbing chime to announce train boarding, and a drunk senior bites off friends fingers?!

Podcast by - 5/14/2019 8:30 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show...The live action cast of Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon reunite and it's feels so good! Also, a one-shot Death Note manga, new licenses from Discotek Media and Yen Press, Sonic The Hedgehog film director says that there will be changes to our blue hero! New Code Geass film, with a 10 year plan... Famed artist Yoshitaka Amano draws Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and more on the Kill la Kill video game! Now, Meanwhile In Japan... Man walks up to police with knife demanding fruit and money, another jumps off a bridge to celebrate, ends up in something that's not water, and teens arrested for tying rope across a road!

Podcast by - 5/7/2019 8:30 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show... DJ Ranma S discusses Castle Point Anime Convention 2019! Also, Yoshitaka Amano designs a Magic: The Gathering card, a plush for a period themed manga, and what's up with the new Boruto arc? Also, a Princess Leia Organa themed Star Wars manga, renting a 300-year old samurai-era house, and Comicfesta guarantees the next hit manga becomes an anime! Also, Jessica Nigri has some very import words of wisdom... Meanwhile in Japan, NGT48 heartfelt message, driver graduation ceremonies to help the elderly, and thank you with a can of air?!

Podcast by - 4/30/2019 8:30 PM Comments (0)