Episode 78: Lacking a Punch

The hosts begin this episode by talking about the horrible tragedy that befell Kyoto Animation on July 18, 2019. After that CC details the adventures of the three Kappa boys in Sarazanmai, the latest project from the mind of writer/director Kunihiko Ikuhara. Then John wraps up the show by kicking off the discussion of the lackluster sequel to the first series the gang ever reviewed on ABF: One Punch Man.

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News:

Kyoto Animation arson attack (1:20)

 

Reviews:

Sarazanmai (12:03)

One Punch Man – Season 2 (31:48)

 

Related Links:

GoFundMe: Help KyoAni Heal

RightStuf: $1 Donation to Kyoto Animation

Twitter: How to buy KyoAni Hi-Res Artwork

Twitter: How to donate to KyoAni’s bank account

Mother’s Basement: The Power of Anime

Gigguk: Thank You Kyoto Animation.

ANN: Sarazanmai Episode Reviews

ANN – This Week in Anime: What the Hell is Happening in Sarazanmai?

ANN – This Week in Anime: What is Sarazanmai All About?

Crunchyroll: Why You Should Watch More Of ‘Sarazanmai’ Director Kunihiko Ikuhara

Crunchyroll – Anime vs. Real Life: Sarazanmai

Crunchyroll: Underneath The Butts And The Dancing, Sarazanmai Is Beautiful

Crunchyroll: Wanting To Connect – Sarazanmai on Selfishness and Desire

Crunchyroll: Sarazanmai Has Barely Scratched The Bizarre Surface Of The Kappa

Sakuga Blog: Sarazanmai Production Notes

ANN – This Week in Anime: One Punch Man Ain’t What He Used to Be

Mother’s Basement: What is Happening to One Punch Man?

Mother’s Basement: Does Anime Need Good Animation? (One Punch Man Season 2)

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Episode 77: Body & Soul

To battle the hot summer heat, John and CC unleash all the cool Anime premieres they could get their hands on in the Sneak Peek. After that they travel back in time to the Sengoku period and discuss the demon-slaying adventures of the wandering samurai Hyakkimaru and his little sidekick Dororo.

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Sneak Peek (1:20)

Granbelm (2:00)

To the Abandoned Sacred Beasts (4:30)

Given (8:57)

Dr. Stone (11:24)

Do You Love Your Mom and Her Two-Hit Multi-Target Attacks? (13:22)

Lord El-Melloi II’s Case Files: Rail Zeppelin Grace note (18:26)

Cop Craft (20:47)

Fire Force (24:04)

A Certain Scientific Accelerator (25:48)

Astra Lost in Space (28:08)

Senki Zesshō Symphogear XV (30:00)

Vinland Saga (34:44)

 

Review:

Dororo [2019] (40:17)

 

Related Links:

ANN – This Week in Anime: Is the Reboot of Osamu Tezuka’s Dororo Worth Watching?

ANN – This Week in Anime: Osamu Tezuka’s Dororo Gets Intense

ANN – This Week in Anime: Osamu Tezuka’s Dororo Gets a New Ending

Saguka Blog: Dororo – A Swordman’s Journey Through History

Mother’s Basement: Reinventing DORORO – Adapt or Die

Best of the Season Section

Hey guys & girls!

I added a page that lists our picks for Best of the Season to the site.

Now you can quickly find out which Anime got chosen as our personal favorite each given season and listen to either the episode we reviewed that series on, or the corresponding BotS episode itself.

Bis dann!

– CC