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.

DJ Ranma S discusses his take on Anime NYC and Mako-chan covers a couple of interesting news tidbits from the con! Also, The Slayers in audiobook form, Kojima Productions (小島プロダクション)  expands into TV and film, J-pop star LiSA wins Song of the Year, and more 2.5 Stage Plays! Meanwhile in Japan, police station evacuated due to a bombshell, NESCAFÉ wants to keep you warm in the cold, and a local park's Engrish is quite interesting! --- Support this podcast:

Podcast by - 11/23/2021 8:10 PM Comments (0)

Updates on Yu Yu Hakusho, Alice In Borderland, Tiger & Bunny, Jojo's Bizzare Adventure, and a new anime, Kakegurui Twins! Also, the Kyubey credit card and no we're not kidding... Updates on Jump Festa and Comiket, Gundam Base pop up at San Diego Comic Con, LiSA's Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba theme hits 1 million views, and a woman is charged 6.5 million yen for unauthorized Demon Slayer cakes? Meanwhile in Japan, train driver sues Japan Rail over dock in pay, a shinkansen makes an unauthorized stop due to an elderly man?! --- Support this podcast:

Podcast by - 11/16/2021 7:51 PM Comments (0)

Party with Hatsune Miku with a free online event, man arrested for selling bootleg Love Live School Idol Project mousepads, and multiple Devil May Cry animated seasons? Also, The Dirty Pair Kickstarter reached, pirated manga site goes offline, and Vampire Hunter D audiobooks... Meanwhile in Japan, man in a Joker costume attacks people on a train, man arrested for stalking a woman via her bank account, another man attempts arson on a train, and Gundam crotch?! --- Support this podcast:

Podcast by - 11/9/2021 8:01 PM Comments (0)

The chain of Gundam Cafes close down, The Slayers 30th anniversary DVD/blu-ray special release, and BAND-MAID's new music video for the anime Platinum End. Also, Fruits Basket compilation film, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba fonts added to Adobe fonts, and Detective Conan mangaka and others draw tributes for Lupin III's 50th anniversary! Meanwhile in Japan, discover the newest item to keep you warm in the winter, and Comiket organizers say otaku should exercise before the event?! --- Support this podcast:

Podcast by - 11/2/2021 8:05 PM Comments (0)

We're talking Another Anime Convention (AAC)! Join DJ Ranma S and Ari Rockefeller as they discuss Another Anime Convention 2021 with WildSpice Cosplay throwing questions at them! Then over in Meanwhile in Japan, police using targeted YouTube ads to warn voyeurs and a man arrested for destroying censor mosaics in adult videos?! --- Support this podcast:

Podcast by - 10/26/2021 8:21 PM Comments (0)

Disney is getting into anime streaming, plus their mobile game Twisted Wonderland gets an anime! Also, the original Cowboy Bebop seiyuus return for the live action series, Heavy Metal Multimedia Project visual reveals, and Pamela Lauer returns to dub Dirty Pair! Plus, Pikachu and Eevee are in the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade, and Detective Conan hits 250 million copies worldwide! Meanwhile in Japan, Kaiju Cleanup documentary, Tom and Jerry cafes in Tokyo, and Kentucky Fried Chicken Japan is running out of french fries?! --- Support this podcast:

Podcast by - 10/19/2021 8:19 PM Comments (0)

The Great Philadelphia Comic Con is sued by the state over refunds, Rumiko Takahashi is inducted in the Hall of Fame, and WIT STUDIO,Inc. may be in massive debt! Also, Sword Art Online seiyuu Yoshitsugu Matsuoka throws the first pitch, new Puella Magi Madoka Magica Real Escape game featuring Walpurgisnacht, and if you like Squid Game, check out these other horror flicks! Meanwhile in Japan, capsule machines have random destination plane tickets, local ramen shop bans YouTubers, and specialty potato chips for one particular kind of sake? --- Support this podcast:

Podcast by - 10/12/2021 8:06 PM Comments (0)

We have some more convention updates from Wonderfest and Tokyo Comic Con, a kickstarted for the Dirty Pair, and the author of Pop Team Epic creates a YouTube cat channel! Plus, Shueisha loses Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba pattern trademark, Shinkalion (新幹線変形ロボ シンカリオン Z) adds Galaxy Express 999, and the new Japanese Prime Minister is an anime fan, promises to boost the industry! Meanwhile in Japan, a man is arrested for stealing an ex's Nintendo Switch, and teen saves a woman from a fire, credits anime! --- Support this podcast:

Podcast by - 10/5/2021 7:54 PM Comments (0)

Cowboy Bebop live action intro and the plotline of the live action series, second Death Note live action movie will deal with fans issues, and we get a Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid game! Also Hayao Miyazaki art exhibit in LA, the cast behind the Super Mario Bros film (and no one is happy), and a Record of Lodoss War platformer game for consoles! Meanwhile in Japan, a flight out of Narita Airport delayed by a turtle, idol photos wash up ashore, and an update on the guy who sold his car to pay for his cat's surgery! --- Support this podcast:

Podcast by - 9/28/2021 9:06 PM Comments (0)

We have Pokémon updates, new game app and illustration contest! Also, former employees sue Good Smile Company (ENGLISH) in a cross complaint, and ufotable founder admits to evading taxes! Plus, three new Mobile Suit Gundam projects, Spirited Away returns to theaters, and Yu-Gi-Oh! fans can now be Seto Kaiba with new briefcase and card set! Meanwhile in Japan, man yells at bear about why he's being attacked, elementary school teacher gives horrible excuse on leaving his phone in the girls locker room, and drinkable whipped cream?! --- Support this podcast:

Podcast by - 9/21/2021 8:12 PM Comments (0)