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.

The whole gang is back as they talk discuss CloverCon at Somerset County 4-H! Also, what's up with Anime Central's mask mandate? And a classic anime Urusei Yatsura is back with a new series! Plus, former Power Ranger Austin St. John brought up on federal charges, and Seven Seas Entertainment workers form a union. Meanwhile in Japan, a mysterious man disappears with a town's COVID fund, is then found... A fire chief starts a forest fire over a wasp... And a teenage girl calls the cops on a man she thinks is holding a knife, but it was something else?! --- Support this podcast:

Podcast by - 5/24/2022 8:20 PM Comments (0)

KISS bassist Gene Simmons is okay with "fictosexual" otaku, Love Live Sunshine teams up with Hatsune Miku, and dubs of 蜡笔小新 Crayon Shin Chan on Prime Video! Also, add the power of Evangelion to your PC, Rica Matsumoto discusses Pokémon royalties, and a photographer busted taking upskirt photos! Meanwhile in Japan, a punk rock candy store in Tokyo, Aichi police looking for stolen toilet handle, and a Japanese woman gets Kobe beef croquettes... Nine years later. --- Support this podcast:

Podcast by - 5/10/2022 8:02 PM Comments (0)

DJ Ranma S gives us a brief Castle Point Anime Convention rundown, then it's Sailor Moon news! New movies and a museum! New Chip & Dale's Rescue Rangers movie with anime and video game cameos, and a GoFundMe for Billy Kametz for his cancer fight! Also, My Neighbor Totoro stage play, Ukrainian blacksmiths helping the war effort, and voice actress Shoko nakagawa failed what? Meanwhile in Japan, guests pay for damages from boiling crab in hotel room and a Tokyo rapper for tagging subway line while drunk... --- Support this podcast:

Podcast by - 5/3/2022 8:46 PM Comments (0)

Shaman King reboot gets a sequel series, Amazon Studios in the lead for live action Voltron film, and Sailor Moon gets a retrospective for it's 30th anniversary. Also, One Piece get a rollercoaster at ユニバーサル・スタジオ・ジャパン / Universal Studios Japan (USJ), the second Sonic The Hedgehog Movie is still going strong with a spinoff series for Knuckles, and Black Clover manga goes on hiatus to prepare for the final saga. Meanwhile in Japan, schoolgirl threatens death over a locked bathroom, wet potato chips are the new trend, and trash cans disappearing on the railways? --- Support this podcast:

Podcast by - 4/26/2022 7:59 PM Comments (0)

We're talking Zenkaikon 2022! Yes, we mean it this time! Join DJ Ranma S, WildSpice, and Ari Rockefeller as they discuss the entire con of what they liked and did not like! --- Support this podcast:

Podcast by - 4/19/2022 8:15 PM Comments (0)

Our Zenkaikon episode is delayed, many apologies to our fans... And given how today has been in NYC, we're gonna keep it chill... So we're discuss the AnimeNEXT debacle, Sailor Moon on ice, Funimation's YouTube rebranding, Sonic The Hedgehog 2 movie hits high numbers, and updates on The Dirty Pair Kickstarter! Meanwhile in Japan, the return of Takeshi's Castle, a man is attacked while feeding a stray cat, and Japan's supply of Zima is near completion?! --- Support this podcast:

Podcast by - 4/12/2022 8:28 PM Comments (0)

Toonami turns 25, with more FLCL! Also, Dragon Ball Super movie is delayed, Pokémon fossil exhibit opens at the National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo, and Netflix announces TEKKEN: Bloodline! Plus, Tamashii Nations Tokyo(魂ネイションズTOKYO) movies into the former Gundam Café, and Maybelline releases a Pikachu makeup collection! Meanwhile in Japan, a man arrested for threatening SEGA 12 times, the plus side of returning lost wallets, and crowdfunding for pants that don't need underwear? --- Support this podcast:

Podcast by - 3/22/2022 8:59 PM Comments (0)

No anime streams in Russia, Chilean President get a Pokémon at the start of his administration, and a man uses covid relief loan to buy a Pokémon card ang gets arrested. Also we give our condolences to Mia Ikumi, artist of Tokyo Mew Mew, Toei Animation hacked, causing anime delays, and a Dragon Ball orchestral concert in LA! Meanwhile in Japan, all Tokyo schools to abolish rules on hair and underwear color, a youth conference petitions government to end mandated after school clubs, and Sadako on YouTube? --- Support this podcast:

Podcast by - 3/15/2022 10:05 PM Comments (0)

Funimation moves into Crunchyroll! Also, FullMetal Alchemist gets two more live action films and Jump Festa 2022 comes with subtitles! Plus, Bandai raises salaries, BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment brings us the Gundam Metaverse, and we say goodbye to voice actor Kirk Baily. Meanwhile in Japan, a Kyoto city official is arrested on bribery charges, crossbows now banned in Japan, and vote for Osaka World Expo's mascot?! --- Support this podcast:

Podcast by - 3/8/2022 9:17 PM Comments (0)

V-tuber Kizuna AI(official)gets her own anime, Pokémon Legends Arceus gets an anime web series, and Ghost In The Shell SAC 2045 season 2 is a Netflix exclusive! Also, charges against a former Jujutsu Kaisen manga translator advances, idol unit Iris streams a portion of their anniversary concert, and hold onto your butts, yaoi paddles are coming back (please no)! Meanwhile in Japan, a naked man in the laundromat, a cat become head priest at a shrine, and "gamer" apartments, complete with computer setup! --- Support this podcast:

Podcast by - 3/1/2022 8:33 PM Comments (0)