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.

Squad up! Mako-chan is back, and we're gonna be running at full throttle! We're gonna ask her about being an anime fan in the 90s too! Then the Geek Roundtable brings us cosplaying during that time! Also, Paranoia Agent is back on Adult Swim, Tamagotchi teams up with Neon Genesis Evangelion 新世紀エヴァンゲリオン, the passing of another voice actor, and Hatsune Miku stars in a Stay At Home Special! Meanwhile in Japan, new Pokémon Gen 2 shirts, flower cutting to keep people inside, and a new invisible dessert?

Podcast by - 4/21/2020 9:42 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show, we have the squad with us! As we discuss Geek Roundtable, the cost of buying anime in the 90s... Meanwhile in Japan, boss punches employee for not staying home, pre-orders for LEGO Super Mario collection, and apartments for single people and their cats?

Podcast by - 4/14/2020 9:15 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show, it's the awesome foursome with another geek roundtable! Also, VIZ Media Europe becomes Crunchyroll Europe, new Tokyo Mew Mew and Digimon animes, and Netflix adds the rest of the 1986 classic anime, Saint Seiya! My Hero Academia is renewed, more Tiger & Bunny, and back with more Love Live School Idol Project controversy... Meanwhile in Japan, a teacher suspended for slapping and kicking student, a robber makes woman feed him, gives her masks in return, and a homemade instant rice from an ancient recipe...

Podcast by - 4/7/2020 8:52 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show, we're chilling out with the squad again with another casual show! Also tonight, another season of Castlevania, ComicMarket コミックマーケット 98 cancelled, Pokémon Sword and Shield expansion, and a surprise appearance in the new Doreamon movie trailer! Meanwhile in Japan, new Olympic dates, convenience store mix-up, free pizza for at home sakura viewings, and new Japanese escape game in English?!

Podcast by - 3/31/2020 8:37 PM Comments (0)

We're kinda stuck indoors, so we're chilling out tonight, so join the hosts on how we're coping! Also tonight, Love Live School Idol Project auditions! One Piece heads to Netflix, Funimation adds Rurouni Kenshin to their lineup, Sonic The Hedgehog hits early video release, and season 2 of Cells at Work! Meanwhile in Japan, the Olympics are delayed, a cosplayer finding hard to renew license, and a police box as a love hotel?!

Podcast by - 3/24/2020 8:56 PM Comments (0)

It's TED Talk Time! Join the hosts as the talk about what happened with Zenkaikon, the views of the congoers, and how we the hosts are dealing with COVID-19, and how these events are effecting you and everyone around you. Later on the show, we discuss more canceled events and more issues with Interspecies Reviewers... Baseball anime and Kyoto Animation - 京都アニメーション releases titles to watch free online! Meanwhile in Japan, a store curses toilet paper to protect from theft, students hold graduation ceremony in Minecraft, and a Japanese adult video company releases 200 free movies online and the server crashes?! *We ran into some issues with the mixer and the audio is warbled. Many apologies.

Podcast by - 3/17/2020 9:21 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show... More ways to keep boredom at bay when you're dealing with #coronavirus shutdowns, The iDOLM@STER アイドルマスター seiyuu Shiki Aoki comes out as a transgender man, why Hayao Miyazaki released Studio Ghibli titles on Netflix... Re:Zero − Starting Life in Another World season 2 delayed, but we get season 5 of Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma and Tenchi Muyo! New group in BanG Dream 少女樂團派對, and Castlevania controversy? Meanwhile in Japan... Mastubatory aides running low, more disturbing Little Sister capsule toys, and no more cherry blossom picnics? Government says please stop...

Podcast by - 3/10/2020 8:45 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's episode... Mako-chan gives us an update on the Coronavirus, and the impact on the fandom and events in Japan, Shōnen Sunday helps with publishing digital back issues for free, CLAMP joins forces with Netflix, and sad news from Studio Trigger... Ultraman makes his way to Marvel Comics, more info on Sailor Moon: Prism on Ice, the everlasting trauma of Robotech on fans, Ishuzoku Reviewers gets an ally, and... Cosplayers for Bernie Sanders? Meanwhile in Japan, dark ale made with crickets... Cat real estate agency allows you to live with cats... And cat diapers?!

Podcast by - 3/3/2020 8:54 PM Comments (0)

Ishuzoku Reviewers gets kicked off ANOTHER network! Also, what's the hullabaloo with Takami Chika's uniform and ambassadorship? New Transformers trilogy from Netflix, Sailor Moon ice skating show, Studio Ghibli OSTs on streaming sites, a moment of silence for Elyce Rosenstein, co-creator of the first Star Trek convention, a Nezuko cosplayer out of the loop of a joke at Katsucon, and should anime be more politically correct to overseas fans? Meanwhile in Japan, an idol stalker says he would do everything he could for her, bubble tea and cats at newest cafe, and we jump to the UK to figure out, what is curry and why are the Japanese there annoyed by it?

Podcast by - 2/25/2020 8:42 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show... It's Katsucon 2020! Join IchigoGami and WildSpice Cosplay as they discuss with DJ Ranma S the con as a whole! Then after that on Meanwhile in Japan, new capsule hotels that are tech oriented, have your car smell like a high school girl with new air freshener, and a shop clerk takes to twitter to plead with customers to calm down and stop abusing workers for masks being out of stock?!

Podcast by - 2/18/2020 8:44 PM Comments (0)