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... New game from the people that made BanG Dream Girls Band Party, winners from the seiyu crown contest, and an arrest in a BitTorrent case? Also, a very valuable Pokémon card, a Love Live x New Japan Pro-Wrestling marriage, and an Orphen stage play! A Yahoo Japan workers tampers with site, for free manga, more live action Rurouni Kenshin, and a Studio Madhouse hospitalized?! Meanwhile in Japan... Latest update on NGT48, women only gym with free donuts, and cops are on the looking for a porn gifting man?

Podcast by - 4/16/2019 8:30 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show... New seasons of Cells at Work, The Promised Neverland, and Hi Score Girl announced! Revue Starlight Re LIVE mobile game, Cowboy Bebop casting revealed, Vocaloid producer passes, and Neon Genesis Evangelion bath salts? Also, Love Live! μ's website hijacked, new Japan Self-Defense Force mascots, and new Sonic The Hedgehog movie trailers? Meanwhile in Japan, teacher gives buzzcut to a student, "Weird Al" Yankovic tours Japan, a song about poo, and breast milk for crowdfunding?

Podcast by - 4/8/2019 9:15 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show... April Fool's jokes in the industry. Also, DJ Ranma Sand Mako-chan discuss Sailor Moon Super Live - NYC! Then, a Japanese company has a brutal honest exercise on sexual harassment... Kameha Con responds to guest cancellations, Love Live! School Idol Project ( ラブライブ!) spin-off game is canceled, Fruits Basket mangaka explains anime differences, Sakura Kinomoto and Twitter have something special, and Crunchyroll increases prices. Meanwhile in Japan... Teen arrested for roof pooping, more interesting April Fool's stuff from Japan, and a masturbatory rice aid?!

Podcast by - 4/1/2019 9:15 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show, it's Zenkaikon 2019 - Official! Join DJ Ranma S, Ari Rockefeller, Mako-chan, and WildSpice Cosplay as they take through all four days of the con, right in the heart of the Amish country! And if time permits, we mosey on over to Meanwhile in Japan where a family finds a stranger sleeping in their house, a naked woman running through a train station, a restaurant farewell party, and an update on an idol apology...

Podcast by - 3/25/2019 9:15 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show... Our favorite, residential lolita IchigoGami gives us an amazing dissertation on bs with Scarfing Scarves (Relax, we're on her side, we like her!), AnimeNEXT changes their bag check policy, and there's mixed reviews... A new cyberpunk cafe in Tokyo, Hello Kitty celebrates 45 years, outer senshi are added to the 4D Universal Studios Japan (USJ) attraction! World Cosplay Summit One Piece trophies are revealed, Full Metal Panic gets relicensed, and Osumatsu-san appears in Black Clover? M eanwhile in Japan, a cosplay thief is arrested, create electricity with virgin power, a name change for, "His lordship, the prince", and a man arrested for stealing workboots?

Podcast by - 3/19/2019 9:15 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show...We discuss more about #MeToo allegations, and an Attack on Titan editor is sentenced to jail... New Lupin III film, another Digimon movie with the original DigiDestined, and a theatrical run for Howl's Moving Castle's 15th anniversary! A Veteran animator gives advice on wages, Hello Kitty gets the Hollywood treatment, and Yuji Naka (creator of Sonic The Hedgehog) gives his thoughts on the upcoming film. Meanwhile in Japan, a sorta knife wielder, a frozen streaker, and udon over drugs?

Podcast by - 3/12/2019 9:15 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show... Celebrities weigh in on the term 'Comic Con', brand new Pokémon games, new Captain Harlock manga, and a new Detective Conan smartphone game! Funimation adds tiering options to its service, and it's not bad! An animation prep school helps the industry, Japan Cartoonist Association responds to new copyright laws, voice actor idol group celebrates 10 years, and an anime song label shut down... Meanwhile in Japan... A man reported for saying hello? Police say there's more... Concert canceled due to adult video game, and someone tell grandpa that's not a vase...

Podcast by - 3/6/2019 9:15 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show... Release dates for new Pokémon movie, a light novel is canceled over an argument, and mourn the passing of a voice actress... Spider-Man beats Mirai at the Oscars, Fruits Basket theatrical screenings, Cells at Work calendar for giving blood, Banpresto dissolves and falls into Bandai Spirits, artists complain law in regards to pirated media screenshots, and what titles are leaving Crunchyroll? Over in Meanwhile in Japan...Microwave chips recalled due to fire hazard, Man arrested for hitting cop that interfered with his Pokémon GO game, and Man arrested for selling modified Love Live! School Idol Project ( ラブライブ!) figures?!

Podcast by - 2/27/2019 9:15 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show, IchigoGami brings us a rundown of Katsucon 2019! Then more info on Vic Mignogna, which hopefully brings a lot of drama to a close. Also, another scummy cosplay photographer owns up to his transgressions, we hear about #MeToo from Japanese voice actors and actresses. Funimation announces some of the cast for Fruits Basket, Alita: Battle Angel cashes in hard on the big scree, and the top 20 anime dances... Where's your favorite? Meanwhile in Japan... Museum of poo opens up, Japan public broadcasting collectors leave threatening notes, and a stolen pair of antique jeans lead to arrest?!

Podcast by - 2/20/2019 9:15 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show, we discuss Funimation's recent news, more Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid, a kickstarted for an anime about a food truck, changes at Bandai with company acquisition and new president. Also a historical Tokyo bookshop closes, and a brand new Battle Angel Alita doll is in the works! Over in Oh Japan... Japanese idol singers offer bottles of their used bathwater to fans at eye-popping price, a man arrested for hair licking, and a street racer granny don't give a shit!

Podcast by - 2/13/2019 9:15 PM Comments (0)