In this very video game centric episode, John is kicking off the show with his Review of Akiba’s Trip and talks about why you might wanna pay a visit to this animated version of Akihabara as well. Then the gang discusses at length, why video game adaptions are a tricky beast and if Tales of Zestiria the X was able to overcome those mandatory hurdles.
Akiba’s Trip: The Animation (1:10)
Tales of Zestiria the X (16:49)
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Anime NOW: Tales of Zestiria the X Makes Playing Berseria an Emotionally Crushing Experience