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, Crunchyroll to stream JoJo's Bizarre Adventure - Part 5 : Vento Aureo, anime producer arrested for kidnapping, Pokémon's Professor Oak has a new voice! The passing of Asou Miyoko, Card Captor Sakura gets a smartphone game, Dragon Ball Z's Goku, aka Masako Nozawa comes to New York Comic Con, and why did Conan O'brien travel to Japan? And in Strange News From Japan, a pro basketball league for voice actresses, no pooping sings in the street, a man robs a store with a hair trimmer?!

Podcast by - 9/5/2018 9:15 PM Comments (0)

This week,  JoJo's Bizarre Adventure art exhibit, Toei Animationbegins digital distribution, more Death Note and Bleach coming to Netflix! Pokémon hits Twitch, and what did Masako Nozawa adlibbed with Goku? In Strange News From Japan, what not to do get ride home when you're drunk... Pays to be rude? And how serious is the idol business?

Podcast by - 8/29/2018 9:15 PM Comments (0)

This week, That DJ Ranma S Guy tells Ari Rockefeller and IchigoGami about Liberty City Anime Con, so check out his thoughts! Also, winners of WCS, new Power Rangers film, and Yukito Kishiro's thoughts on the Alita: Battle Angel film. 66 pounds of hentai confiscated, and the passing of seiyuu Unshô Ishizuka... An in Strange News From Japan, how not to forget your phone in the bathroom, a new obon dance, and fairy tale ice cream?

Podcast by - 8/22/2018 9:15 PM Comments (0)

This week, it's Otakon! Join DJ Ranma S, WildSpice Cosplay, Ari Rockefeller, and IchigoGami as they tell you of their epic 4 day adventure! Then if time allows, find out who won at World Cosplay Summit, new titles from Sentai Filmworks and Discotek Media! And in Strange News from Japan, a social apartment in Japan to have 20 seat theater for private movie showings, a Tokyo politician creating and selling manga at Comiket, and the study on the effects of training in higher gravity, ala DBZ?!

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This week, it's Otakon! Join DJ Ranma S, WildSpice Cosplay, Ari Rockefeller, and IchigoGami as they tell you of their epic 4 day adventure! Then if time allows, find out who won at World Cosplay Summit, new titles from Sentai Filmworks and Discotek Media! And in Strange News from Japan, a social apartment in Japan to have 20 seat theater for private movie showings, a Tokyo politician creating and selling manga at Comiket, and the study on the effects of training in higher gravity, ala DBZ?!

Podcast by - 8/8/2018 9:15 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show, we talk the science behind Pokémon, One Punch Man, and other animes. More Digimon is headed our way, and a new Pokémon movie this fall. Kaito Kid is at again with stealing Detective Conan statue, Love Live Sunshine's Dia Kurosawa joins GranBlue Fantasy, more news about Love Live!Sunshine Project film, and another person is arrested in the Love Live sewer cover theft! Over on Strange News From Japan, the cheeseburger that isn't messing around, updates on ninja shortage, a 9 million dollar yen award, and a Buddhist priest tells it like it is?

Podcast by - 8/1/2018 9:15 PM Comments (0)

This week, long lost American Sailor Moon footage! Rumiko Takahashi inducted into the Will Eisner Comic Industry AwardsHall of Fame, new Mega Man anime on Cartoon Network, and what's going down with Voltron: Legendary Defender! More info on My Hero Academia movie, and an updated Alita: Battle Angel trailer! In Strange News From Japan, a woman arrested for stealing 17 grand from a convenience store, a man arrested for naked romp, and win chicken for a year by naming this statue!

Podcast by - 7/25/2018 9:15 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show, we discuss the NYCC/AX clusterfuck, the return of Attack on Titan and a cleansing campaign for it. One Piece x Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma spinoff, Sanrio x Pop Team Epic collaboration, and Funimation brings Cowboy Bebop back to theaters! An episode of Pokémon is banned, and Japanese voice actors cover Disney songs! And in Strange News From Japan, a man arrested for groping woman after pretending to be blind, Madame Tussauds in Tokyo offering free haircuts, and a private onsen with a karaoke machine?

Podcast by - 7/18/2018 9:15 PM Comments (0)

On tonight's show, an update to the Ingress anime, and Sapporo apologies for their mistake. New info on Love Live!Sunshine Projecttheatrical film, and updates on Otakon guests! VIZ Media brings us more JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, and live action Gundam?! Netflix brings us more anime premieres, and another update on the Love Live School Idol Project manhole covers! And in Strange News From Japan, East Japan Railway Company to install cameras in all trains to cut down on crime, life size anime figure exhibition in Tokyo, and Uncle Nipple strikes again?

Podcast by - 7/11/2018 9:15 PM Comments (0)

Congoer makes a threat at Anime Expo, so be safe out there! TOKYOPOP's Stu Levy causes drama at AX, and the return of the Venture Brothers! Jim Carrey ~ to play Dr. Robotnik in the upcoming Sonic The Hedgehog film, and The Incredibles 2 smashes records! Animation Guild suspends one of their own for sexual harassment, Sailor Moon Crystal to bring back a series designer, and a cosplayer job site opens up in Japan! And in Strange News From Japan, new Sapporo ad features creator of Neon Genesis Evangelion, school girl stays home to make a point, and ultra-literal otaku bathing habits?

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