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.

This week... What happened with Universal FanCon?! We get in deep! Also great news about Gunsmith Cats! New Love Live! School Idol Project ( ラブライブ!) mobile game, tailors to the Queen of England make a spiffy, high end Gundam cosplay! New Bubblegum Crisis blu-rays, and the return of the Rurouni Kenshin manga, and with controversy... And in Strange News From Japan, big sumo dudes jumping, officially spring, a bladed duel between garbagemen, and a shogun arrested for being a pee-ping top?!

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This week, why is there a lifesize Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid figure at a school? Also, a new Super Sentai project featuring Sentai moms! Pokémon to arrive to Universal Orlando Resort, new Sakura Taisen and Record of Lodoss War videogames! And virtually marry an anime character? Also in strange news from Japan, sumo association bans even 5 year old girls from the ring, idol group disbands after premiere event due to too many differences, and a sickle fight?!

Podcast by - 4/18/2018 9:15 PM Comments (0)

This week, we pay respect to one of the co-founders of Studio Ghibli who passed. Also, the Japanese government asks ISPs to block unauthorized manga sites, and Funimation licenses Ai Tenchi Muyo!!  Rumiko Takahashi to start a new manga, Niantic settles Pokémon GO fest lawsuit, and what went wrong with Osomatsu-san?  In Strange News From Japan, a woman is arrested for literally kicking ass, fan attempts seppuku in front of retiring idol, and repeated recording of "thank you" for better tasting candy?!

Podcast by - 4/10/2018 9:15 PM Comments (0)

This week, the hosts talk about April Fool's pranks done by the anime, manga, and game industry out of Japan, and then they crew get on their soapboxes and discuss in detail how today's anime fans have it good!  Then in Strange News From Japan, Taiwanese man throws soup in a woman's face for being touched by hair, ex-soccer player collects poop, and male window silhouettes for women that live alone... Also, what happened to episode 351?

Podcast by - 4/4/2018 9:15 PM Comments (0)

This week, virtual YouTuber Kizuna AI(official)is casted in an anime, City Hunter is back with a new film, and the long awaited Gunsmith Cats kickstarter! New Cute High Earth Defense Club Love anime starts next month, and what's up with Shaman King? A Hello Kitty bullet train, and an Oregon tourism video done up Studio Ghibli style! And in Strange News From Japan, a follow up to last week's article about idol group and no dating, new bathroom signage for a bathroom, and a toilet that gives the best poop ever?!

Podcast by - 3/21/2018 9:15 PM Comments (0)

This week, info about Boku no Hero Academia season three! Also, Fuji Television and Niantic team up for an Ingresss anime, Fujiko Mine and lingerie, a Tokyo Beyblade bar, the Tokyo Yuriten Fair canceled, and a Shonen Jump cafe that brings back the 90s feels! Also in Strange News in Japan, a store clerk confuses a robber, an escape from Godzilla game, and Coke chu-hi?! Plus breaking news about Kalafina and Dragon Ball Z!

Podcast by - 3/14/2018 9:15 PM Comments (0)

This week, we're wrapping up stuff from Katsucon, along with news about Nobuhiro Watsuki, creator of Rurouni Kenshin! Also, idol magicians anime, trailer for Detective Pikachu, winners of the 2nd annual Crunchyroll Anime Awards, a Pop Team Epic teaser, and three new mangas in Shonen Jump! In Strange News From Japan, man arrested for calling employment office 159 times in 2 1/2 hours, a hot spring advertising for rival business, a road rage attack by sword, and sleep with a sexy daikon body pillow?!

Podcast by - 3/7/2018 9:15 PM Comments (0)

This week, we talk how Blade Runner inspired one mangaka, and his series. NIS America, Inc. suffered a data breach, Yoshitaka Amano draws artwork for The Shape of Water. We mourn the passing of David Ogden Stiers, and we cover the voices he has done. Death Note CCG comes to the US, and the 50th anniversary Shonen Jump library and visual on display in Tokyo, and vote for the best Gundam! And in Strange News from Japan... 2020 Olympic mascots are chosen, now to name them, idol group manager bans all gifts sent by fans, and a boy pees on elevator buttons as a prank, and ends up with swift karma justice!

Podcast by - 3/6/2018 9:15 PM Comments (0)

This week, we're wrapping up stuff from Katsucon, along with news about Nobuhiro Watsuki, creator of Rurouni Kenshin! Also, idol magicians anime, trailer for Detective Pikachu, winners of the 2nd annual Crunchyroll Anime Awards, a Pop Team Epic teaser, and three new mangas in Shonen Jump! In Strange News From Japan, man arrested for calling employment office 159 times in 2 1/2 hours, a hot spring advertising for rival business, a road rage attack by sword, and sleep with a sexy daikon body pillow?!

Podcast by - 2/28/2018 9:15 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show, we're talking Katsucon! Join IchigoGami and WildSpice Cosplay as they breakdown the ups, downs, ins, and outs of this con with That DJ Ranma S Guy! Plus our Skypeline for one jnight only, so if you went to the con, give us a call at AnimeJamSession! Also news about Sailor Moon if time permits! And in Strange News in Japan, a school opts for flexible clothing, farts of beautiful women with a rap battle, and male dance idols get a GPS plushie?

Podcast by - 2/21/2018 9:15 PM Comments (0)