Episode 76: Down the Rabbit Hole

John and CC take a sightseeing tour of the underworld and almost lose their collective minds while tearing apart the trainwreck that is the third season of the iconic light novel adaption Sword Art Online. And since it’s this season’s final Anime Brain Freeze episode, there is also some Chop ‘n’ Drop and Best of the Season entries to discuss.

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Chop ‘n Drop (1:51)



Sword Art Online: Alicization (15:34)


Best of the Season (1:37:32)


Related Links:

ANN – Interview: The Staff of Sword Art Online Alicization

Crunchyroll – The Stakes are Higher Than Ever in Sword Art Online: Alicization!

Crunchyroll – Alice in Sword Art Online: A Wonderland of Danger

Anime Feminist [Feature] – When Creators Strive to Improve Female Representation: The case of Sword Art Online’s Reki Kawahara

Mother’s Basement: SAO Alicization – Dumpster Fire Simulator 2019

Episode 75: A slimy Date in Neverland

The hosts dive right back into the light novel hole as CC reviews the fantastical isekai adventures of a businessman turned little JRPG slime in That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime. Then John tackles the first three seasons of the goofy science-fantasy dating sim crossover Date A Live. Last but not least it’s CC’s turn again to wrap up the show with his Review of the long awaited adaption of the thrilling Shonen Jump suspense/horror series The Promised Neverland.

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That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime (1:46)

Date A Live III (33:49)

The Promised Neverland (1:04:06)


Related Links:

ANN – This Week in Anime: Is That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Worth Watching?

ANN – Interview: The Staff of That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime

ANN – Rimuru Tempest and Robinson Crusoe: How to Build a Civilization

ANN – This Week in Anime: Did That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Peak Too Early?

Mother’s Basement: You Gotta Watch ‘That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime’

Gigguk – Slime Isekai: The Best Kind Of Isekai Anime

ANN – Shelf Life: Date A Live II

Crunchyroll FEATURE: “Date A Live Museum” at Gamers Akihabara Store

ANN – This Week in Anime: Why You Should Be Watching The Promised Neverland

ANN – This Week in Anime: The Promised Neverland is Only Getting More Intense

Crunchyroll: The Promised Neverland’s ‘Mom’ is Already Anime’s Mom of the Year

Crunchyroll: The Promised Neverland’s Escape To-Do List

Crunchyroll: The Adapted Vision of The Promised Neverland

Crunchyroll: How Top Notch Animation Helps The Promised Neverland Succeed In Its Horror

Crunchyroll: The Promised Neverland and the Battle for Hope

Sakuga Blog: The Promised Neverland Production Notes

Mother’s Basement: How to Write a Great Anime Villain – The Promised Neverland