Saturday, 22 April 2017

Show #144: Dexter's Laboratory - Ego Trip


A podcast as short and to the point as the small man himself as we take a brief journey with Dexter's Laboratory: Ego Trip!

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An ego trip by name and by nature as this TV movie served to cap off the run of the successful TV series with an all guns blazing bonanza that maybe goes a little too all-in on the action and a little too light on the beloved weirdo humour. And that's without going into the time travel aspect, which neither IMDB or Niall have grasped fully, and the secret childhood wishes of your hosts revealed live on air!

THE SHORT VERSION

Dexter, Dexter, Dexter and Dexter

A cool robot nonetheless

BUTTS

Thursday, 20 April 2017

SOTSM x DITB: Japan Animator Expo Part 1

Niall got a little bit high-falutin' over on Dynamite In The Brain as we sampled some of the cutting edge animated shorts brought to life by the talented folks who contributed to Japan Animator Expo. The first batch of twelve are consumed, covering such diverse topics as dragon dentistry, apartment life, the career of Koichi Yamadera and all the tenuous Neon Genesis Evangelion tie-ins you can handle! Which are cream of the crop and which are the slops? To find out you'll have to listen up!

Let’s Go! Episode 36 – A week late and a dollar short


A bonanza of banter belated by Brian's back pain! A fond farewell is bidden to Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid but luckily the dragon girl-shaped hole in our hearts is conveniently filled by Rage of Bahamut: Virgin Soul. No dragons in Dragon Ball Super at the moment but we do have a host of other supernatural entities gearing up for a fight, plus all the usual forest friends, super students and rowdy wrestlers.

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Monday, 17 April 2017

Let’s Go! Episode 35 – An Orderly Coup


The slow-boiling political intrigue of ACCA draws to a close, but who will come out on top in the most civil and well mannered conspiracy to grace anime? Meanwhile some familiar faces return as My Hero Academia goes back to school, Attack On Titan breaks back in and most importantly Goma-chan falls off the back of a lorry. Everything old is new again!

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Tuesday, 4 April 2017

SOTSM x DITB! Famous Anime Podcast – Shonen Jump: Kochikame Onwards


Niall joined those good old boys over at Dynamite In The Brain for rousing session of rating anime classics to be installed in their hall of fame. Series are covered adapted from manga that began between 1976 and 1984, such as Kochikame and Fist of the North Star, but what will make the final cut? To find out you'll just have to listen up!

Sunday, 2 April 2017

Let’s Go! Episode 34 – Baby Summoning I


Unexpected body horror appears in Dragon Ball Super as Bulma's pregnancy receives divine intervention. Meanwhile Nobunaga adds another castle to the collection, tigers face off on the pyramid of pain and Bono Bono learns how to make his own way in this crazy world.

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Show #143: Pilot Pot Luck - The First Course!



We're trying something a little different this time, or it'll seem somewhat familiar depending on how long you've been listening, as we sit down to our first serving of Pilot Pot Luck!

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The animation world is a swirling maelstrom of media, some of which is bound for glory and others that never venture any further. For this hopefully recurring format we'll be picking out some of those promising pilot episodes and demos and evaluating just how far they might go, or if history has shown the contrary then why that wasn't the case. On the inaugural menu we take in the Cartoon Network-ready randomness of Infinity Train, take a journey to discover The Reward and struggle in vain against Constant Payne! Grab some earphones and dig in!

THE SHORT VERSION

Maths mysteries

Gallant adventurers

Action scientists