Episode 42: Top Gear

Strap in and prepare for an epic ride, kids. In their longest show to date, John and CC take it upon themselves to review all currently existing seasons of the Magical Girl Action Hit Senki Zesshou Symphogear. After dishing out an introduction to the show’s plot setup, universe and main characters, they go through all four seasons to give you their spoiler-free and spoiler-heavy opinions on each of them. Lastly, both hosts discuss their favorite main cast member, piece of armor, villain and song from the entirety of the franchise.

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Symphogear – No Spoilers (1:41)

Symphogear – Spoilers (46:13)

Symphogear G – No Spoilers (1:01:13)

Symphogear G – Spoilers (1:14:06)

Symphogear GX – No Spoilers (1:29:29)

Symphogear GX – Spoilers (1:43:10)

Symphogear AXZ – No Spoilers (2:02:42)

Symphogear AXZ – Spoilers (2:22:22)

Best Girl (2:31:56)

Best Gear (2:38:10)

Best Villain (2:42:27)

Best Song (2:47:10)

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Crunchyroll: The Wild Brilliance of Symphogear

Anime NOW! – What to Know before Starting Symphogear AXZ

Anime NOW! – The Meanings behind the Names in Symphogear

Episode 41: Mysteries & Misunderstandings

On this episode CC digs into the Trash Stash once again, to talk about Vatican Miracle Examiner and explains why the show succeeds at being so bad that it’s good. Then John introduces the motley crew of Gamers and the gang discusses why the goofy rom-com ultimately didn’t live up to its potential.

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Trash Stash

Vatican Miracle Examiner (1:09)


Gamers (18:04)

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ANN – This Week in Anime: What the Hell Just Happened in Vatican Miracle Examiner?

Anime NOW! – A Talk with the Lead Voice Actor of Vatican Miracle Examiner

Anime NOW! – The Beautiful, Exotic Darkness of Vatican Miracle Examiner

Anime NOW! – The Vatican Miracle Examiner Mixes Religion and Scooby-Doo

Crunchyroll: Hobbies, Handles, and Hangups! The Labels that Define Gamers!

Crunchyroll: “GAMERS!” In-Game Locations Compared to Their Real World Counterparts! [Part 1]

Crunchyroll: “GAMERS!” In-Game Locations Compared to Their Real World Counterparts! [Part 2]

Anime NOW! – The Real and Fake Video Games of Gamers!

Anime NOW! – Gamers is True to Its Title, But Not in the Way You Might Think

Anime NOW! – In Gamers, Believing in Stereotypes is the Root of Everyone’s Problems

Anime NOW! – For Non-Gaming Viewers of Gamers, Aguri Represents the Rest of Us