Episode 93: Easy Breezy

CC starts off this episode by saying a few words in memory of Zac Bertschy, the former executive editor of editorial content for Anime News Network, who recently passed away. Then John compares the two Anime adaptions of the light novel series Sorcerous Stabber Orphen and explains which version is worth your time. After that CC wraps up the show by reviewing Keep your Hands of Eizouken and talking about how the series managed to perfectly capture the creative process behind Anime production.

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RIP Zac Bertschy (1:20)


Sorcerous Stabber Orphen (13:25)

Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! (56:30)

Related Links:

ANN: Zac Bertschy – In Memoriam


ANN: Sorcerous Stabber Orphen Review

ANN: Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! Reviews

ANN – This Week in Anime: Why We Can’t Keep Our Hands Off Eizouken

Crunchyroll: Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! Is a Love Letter to Anime

Crunchyroll: How Eizouken Embodies the Messy Thrill of Storytelling!

Crunchyroll: How Eizouken Embodies the Messy Thrill of Storytelling! (Part Two)

Crunchyroll: Nothing But Respect For Our New Anime Queen, Eizouken’s Sayaka Kanamori

Crunchyroll: Imagination Running Wild: Eizouken and the Pursuit of Creation

Crunchyroll: Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken’s Solutions to Finding Creativity in Rough Times

Crunchyroll: Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!’s Look into the Heartfelt Moments of Animation Inspiration

Sakuga Blog: Keep your hands of Eizouken! Production Notes

Anime Feminist: The Gloriously Goofy, Geeky Girls of Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!

Episode 92: Overdue Overhaul

John and CC return with full force to bring you some Anime-powered solace in these trying times. First they take a look at all the spring season premieres and talk about how the Covid-19 pandemic affected some of the new shows in the Sneak Peek. After that they get reacquainted with the gang from UA High School and discuss the ups and downs of the 4th season of one of their favorite shonen series: My Hero Academia.

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Sneak Peek: (2:56)

Wave, Listen to Me! (4:59)

Tower of God (10:54)

Tamayomi: The Baseball Girls (15:38)

Sakura Wars the Animation (20:43)

Listeners (23:57)

Yu-Gi-Oh! Sevens (28:59)

Gleipnir (33:38)

Arte (36:52)

The Millionaire Detective – Balance: UNLIMITED (42:31)

Kakushigoto (45:55)

Digimon Adventure: (50:29)

Sing “Yesterday” for Me (54:09)

Appare-Ranman! (57:45)

Gal & Dino (1:02:02)

Princess Connect! Re:Dive (1:06:19)

Fruits Basket – Season 2 (1:12:15)

Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma: The Fifth Plate (1:13:22)

BNA: Brand New Animal (1:16:40)


My Hero Academia – Season 4 (1:31:00)

Related Links:

Wikipedia: Production of anime series delayed or suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic

ANN – This Week in Anime: Has My Hero Academia Taken Its Darkest Turn?

ANN – This Week in Anime: MHA’s Heroes Put it All on the Line in Overhaul Arc

Anime Feminist: My Hero Academia Shows Us How To Write Damsels (And Dudes) In Distress

Fanbyte: My Hero Academia and the Problem of the Supercop