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're celebrating anime! First it's thirty years of Ranma ½ and fifty years of Lupin the 3rd! Otakon warns fans of a scam hotel site, a balloon crowdfunding for Mazinger Z, and 4DX screening of Yuri on ICE in Japan. Anime film festival in LA, live action City Hunter in the works, and a place in Tokyo to eat and rink in cosplay! And in Strange News From Japan, adult shaved ice, ramen flavored Pringles, and sushi robots?

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On tonight's show, has the Pokémon continuity ret-coned? Live action JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (ジョジョの奇妙な冒険) film gets awards, and Wonder Woman gets the anime treatment! Also, another season of Castlevania on Netflix and Artland Animation Studio closes. Wrapping things up in Strange News From Japan, a woman strips down at a train station, police under fire for not taking a confession seriously, and a Japanese company gives the best way to go home from work!

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On tonight's 'Murica themed show, Cartoon Network's Uncle Grandpa teaches English, Studio Ghibli fest in select US theaters, and did Disney & Pixar steal Inside Out? Over in anime news, Anime Expo® explain linecon fiasco, new shows coming to Toonami, and Comic-Con International hosts Voltron Season 3! Also, the "news" about Sailor Moon Crystal Season 4, and Gundam inspires science! And over in Strange News From Japan, new ramen brach has endless line of customers, old woman grounds flight over loose change, free condoms leads to long lines, and another ramen chain solves TP issue?

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On tonight's show, we talk about weapon sales and policies at Denver ComicCon and Anime Expo®, brand new Shokugeki no Soma, and a brand new ballroom dance anime! Anime Network Online closes up shop, and Magic Knight Rayearth cosmetics hit the stores. Also, the story of an animator paying a fee to quit, and a Dragon Ball Z jogging event! And on Strange News from Japan, assault and cork hunting, foreign girls needed for a maid cafe, and the scent of a sumo wrestler?!

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On tonight's show, The Slants win their trademark battle! Also, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure real escape game, and info on Attack on Titan Season 3! A new Nissin Cup Noodles commercial featuring Kiki's Delivery Service, updates for Pokémon GO, Godzilla sequels, and a Japanese hip-hop group at 82 years old? And in Strange News From Japan, man arrested for obscenity from a dojin, animated ピコ太郎 - PIKOTARO, and scratch and sniff dog and cat bellies?

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On tonight's show, get ready for showtime with Big O anime on bluray! And in the Tiger Mask W anime, who's the pro wrestler that plays himself? And what's in store for the anniversary event for Pokemon-Go? Sunrise Animation launches an animator training program, and a Pokémon Real Escape Game? New Final Fantasy manga is interesting to say the least, and Tite Kubo whips up original characters for Bleach novel. And over in Strange News From Japan, cop arrested for upskirt filming, drunk teacher attacks student in his own place, and Tenga Tengirls delivers interesting prizes...

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On tonight's show, cosplay and photographer correspondent WildSpice Cosplay joins us as she gives us the run down on Philadelphia Wizard World Comic Con! Then, what's up with Cowboy Bebop, a live action? Funimation cracks down on anime copyrights, and new Pokémon games?! Then in Strange News From Japan, yellow liquid in women only train cars, eating curry of naked women, and a booklet that shows you a 100 ways to use a condom?

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On tonight's show, we're talking BoroughCon 2017 with DJ Ranma S and Mako-chan! Then with Ari Rockefeller we're talking about the new Castlevania anime on Netflix, and the new Magikarp mobile game! Then in Strange News From Japan, a bear helps catch robbers, man splurges on mobile games with wife's inheritance, and why did a man threaten to kill schoolgirls over socks?

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On tonight's show, we're talking CloverCon! Join the staff as they discuss CloverCon 2017! Then after that, news about Ayumi Hamasaki music career, and a former Sailor Moon Musical Sera Myu cast member returns! Also, we have a live action Saint Seiya coming down the pipe, and Adult Swim brings back Lupin III! In Strange News From Japan, a Japanese love doll exhibit with an interesting way to pour alcohol, a shogun toilet seat, and using pubic hair to make music?

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On tonight's show, what happened with nyaa.se? Osomatsu-san headphones, a new Ghost In The Shell project for current technology, and the translated Magikarp song. Tokyo Ghoul cafe with grotesque food options, a JoJo's Bizarre Adventure escape game, and X Japan leader Yoshiki undergoes surgery. And in Strange News From Japan, a Subaru employee arrested after stealing tires off coworkers cars, the pizza potato crisis is over, and a manager poisons a part time worker for lack of work performance?!

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