CC kicks off this episode by reviewing Dragon Pilot: Hisone and Masotan, discussing its many flaws and why the show couldn’t live up to its potential. Then John talks about the Sword Art Online Spin-Off Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online and lists the many ways in which this show manages to surpass the original series. Riding thistrain of positivity into the station, CC wraps up the show with a hype-laden rant about Yowamushi Pedal and explains why this franchise is one of the best Sports Anime series in existence.
Dragon Pilot: Hisone and Masotan (1:09)
Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online (40:44)
Yowamushi Pedal – Season 1-4 (1:06:41)
Sakuga Blog: Dragon Pilot – Hisone & Masotan Production Notes 01
Sakuga Blog: Dragon Pilot – Hisone & Masotan Production Notes 02
ANN – This Week in Anime: Is the New Gun Gale Online Better Than Sword Art Online?
ANN Interview: The Staff of SAO Alternative Gun Gale Online
Crunchyroll: The Secret Charms of Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online
Crunchyroll: Logging Into the Fascinating Post-Apocalyptic Setting of Gun Gale Online
Crunchyroll: How the New Sword Art Online Captures the Appeal of FPS Games
Crunchyroll: The Author and Leading Lady of SAO Alternative Talk Gun Gale Online
Crunchyroll: The Redemption of the Underdogs in Yowamushi Pedal