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We're back this week with a story that will make your head spin, around and around, like a.... well, you know. We're talking about the 1998 horror manga by Junji Ito, Uzumaki. The works of Junji Ito have grown in popularity significantly over the last few years with the re-releases of many of his major works in the United States. To celebrate the 2…
 
10 years ago, a sweet pastel-pink magical girl and her saccharine adventures took the anime world by storm, and then promptly threw us all into a spiral of despair and Love(paper)craftian horror. On this episode, we're talking about the 2011 modern anime classic, Puella Magi Madoka Magica and it's divisive 2013 sequel film Rebellion. Produced by St…
 
Would you believe that this episode was recorded AN ENTIRE YEAR AGO?! Because of production schedules, editing issues, school, work, an international pandemic, and generalize malaise, it took us forever to release this. Fear not true believer, the tales of Otaku Unite! are timeless. Actually, no, that's a lie. Join us in our second Otaku-mentaries …
 
Woah, woah, what's this? Third Impact Anime doing a seasonal anime review!? That's (almost) unheard of! Yet here we are, talking about some of the shows that made an impression on us this past season, for better and worse. We're talking Megalobox: Nomad, Zombie Land Saga: Revenge, Odd Taxi, Those Snow White Notes, and more! What were some of your f…
 
Hey everyone! Look, another interview! For the third entry in our Leiji Matsumoto interview series, Sully chats with Jonathan Tarbox about Matsumoto’s WWII comic The Cockpit and how it relates to Ivan Morris’s analysis of Japanese literature and the “nobility of failure.” Jonathan also talks about his experiences in the anime convention scene, work…
 
Happy Pride Month, everyone! For our 2021 Pride podcast, Tori and Sully have a chat with yuri researcher and Yuricon founder Erica Friedman! Erica goes into the development of her upcoming book, By Your Side: The First 100 Years of Yuri Manga & Anime, what it took to trace the history of yuri as a genre across a whole century of material, what exci…
 
All aboard, it's demon-slaying time! On this episode of the Third Impact Anime Podcast, we're reviewing the recent big-screen anime hit, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba - The Movie: Mugen Train! Hosts Austin, Tori, Ryan, and Edwin break down the next chapter in the Demon Slayer saga by discussing the film's development, its instant popularity and bo…
 
The second installment of our special interview series revolving around the newly released essay collection on Leji Matsumoto, co-edited by past (and current) guest Helen McCarthy! Helen returns with her co-editor, Darren-Jon Ashmore, to discuss assembling the team of contributors for their new book, Leiji Matsumoto: Essays on the Manga and Anime L…
 
What did the podcaster in my mouth say to you?! On this episode of TIA, we're reviewing season 1 of Dorohedoro, based on the manga by Q Hayashida. We're talking about lizard dudes, gyoza fairies, giant cockroaches, mushrooms, buff ladies, baseball, and the power of friendship. Everything else is still lost in chaos. In the pre-show, we discuss the …
 
The first installment of our special interview series revolving around the newly released essay collection on Leji Matsumoto, co-edited by past guest Helen McCarthy. In this episode, Sully sits down with animation and comic book artist Tim Eldred and anime and cosplay scholar Ed Hoff to discuss their contributions to the book, the lasting influence…
 
Ahoy, straw hats! In this episode of the Third Impact Anime Podcast, we're happy to have with us writer, podcaster, and Twitter pun-lord, Grant the Thief! Grant is 1/3rd of the Asian media podcast, the Blade Licking Thieves, and is currently the weekly One Piece anime reviewer for Anime News Network. Bill caught up with Grant to discuss Asian media…
 
Remember when we were going to start a mini-series? Well WE STILL ARE because now there are TWO OF THEM! Kotatsu Corner is a mini-sode series where we take a break from our typical, highly organized episodes and just chat about whatever is on our minds. Naturally, most of the things on our minds are anime, video games, books, movies, and the occasi…
 
Note: This episode was recorded back in Spring/Summer of 2020. Scrape your Knuckles and catch some Tails because we're talkin' the blue blur himself! Sully, Tobias, and Ryan run full speed into our latest review on the 1996 Sonic the Hedgehog two-episode OVA from SEGA and Studio Pierrot (Urusei Yatsura, Creamy Mami, Yu Yu Hakusho). Please enjoy the…
 
Christmas was over a week ago now, but the festivities can't stop until we release a Christmas episode of some kind so, here it is! Sully takes us on a holly jolly journey into the second Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon feature film, Hearts on Ice, or just Sailor Moon S: The Movie. He's joined by fellow guardians, Will from Mid Shelf Gaming, and first-…
 
Shrink down to size with Tori, Austin, Edwin, and Andrew as they review the 2010 Studio Ghibli feature film The Secret World of Arrietty! If you're a big fan of Arrietty, let us know what it means to you in the comments and please enjoy the episode! This episode is brought to you by the fine folks at Shout Factory and GKIDS. At the time of this rec…
 
Wow guys, this one took a while to come out! We recorded this way back in the far off time of June 2020 and had to delay it to make space for our 100th episode celebration. But now that's firmly in the past and we can release this into the wild! Bill takes us on a planet-hopping journey with Kaiba, Masaaki Yuasa's 2008 television series. He is join…
 
Put on your masks, it's a toxic jungle out there! This time, Tobias, Austin, and Sully discuss Hayao Miyazaki's sophomore feature, Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, an adaptation of his original manga work. We discuss the film's development, legacy, messages, the involvement of Evangelion's Hideaki Anno, and how a film about wearing masks and tak…
 
Wow we finally made it episode 100! What better way to celebrate than by discussing the anime our name comes from... Neon Genesis Evangelion! What can really be said about Eva that hasn't been said already? Who knows, but we're going to give it a shot! The tales of Shinji, Rei, and Asuka have captivated the hearts and minds of audiences for 25 year…
 
We're back again with another interview! For this episode, Sully and Austin had the chance to sit down with noted anime scholar Helen McCarthy! Helen has been a pioneer in the English-speaking anime community for almost 40 years, having brought anime programming to UK sci-fi conventions, founding and editing Anime UK, and authoring over a dozen boo…
 
We're finally back after a month+ hiatus. Don't worry, things may have slowed, but they certainly haven't stopped. We're hoping to get back to a more regular release schedule soon. This week, Tori and Austin interview two brothers behind the anime-inspired apparel and lifestyle brand BOOMSLANK. If you frequent conventions in the United States, chan…
 
Sully and Tori are joined by two amazing guests to have a candid discussion about LGBTQ+ representation in anime, manga, and fandom spaces. Meta you know as the editor behind the Evangelion Fanzine, Rebirth Dilemma (who we interviewed back in January). Salvatore a.k.a. RetroSofa is a Cutie Honey expert, webcomic artist, and subtitle editor for Disc…
 
Tori, Austin, Ryan and Jon are back to review the 2019 smash hit, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba! Recording this episode required our "total concentration." We discuss the series' characters, gorgeous animation, and poignant themes of loss, perseverance, and empathy. We also discuss attending Anime Lockdown Con from May 1-3rd, 2020. Visit their sit…
 
With the recent release of Persona 5: Royal, we thought there was no better time to revisit the 2018 anime adaptation of Persona 5! Ryan, Tori, Sarah, and returning champion Jon all convene to discuss their personal history with the Shin Megami Tensei series, their love of the original Persona 5, a bit of Royal talk, and of course discussing how we…
 
Four gremlins discussing a series about three gremlins. This week we're reviewing Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! a recent TV series about making anime from anime virtuoso Masaaki Yuasa and the gang over at Science Saru. Tobias, Tori, Sully, and Edwin discuss the series' major themes about embracing a love of animation, creativity, friendship, and un…
 
Welcome to a brand-new sub show on the Third Impact Anime Podcast; Kotatsu Corner! Kotatsu Corner is a mini-sode series where we take a break from our typical, highly organized episodes and just chat about whatever is on our minds. Naturally, most of the things on our minds are anime, video games, books, movies, and the occasional international pan…
 
Take a walk on the WILD SIDE! In this episode, we look at the recent hit BEASTARS from Studio Orange and author Paru Itagaki. We discuss each major character in detail, studio Orange's pedigree, and the major themes of the show including identity, sexuality, power, bullying, and the plethora of animal metaphors. Due to the mature themes discussed i…
 
In the first part of our new mini series on "otakumentaries," we review the 2005 documentary from NHK (and in the US by Anime Works/Media Blasters), Akihabara Geeks. Akihabara Geeks follows a group of people through their daily life in Akihabara, Tokyo to examine the various types of fan cultures during that time period. If you'd like to check it o…
 
Holy kaiju, Batman! In this short bonus episode, Sully interviews Eric Elliott! Eric is the writer and editor of the fan-comic Batman Meets Godzilla based on the 1966 script treatment from Toho and Shinichi Sekizawa. Ever wondered what this lost movie would have looked like? Eric and his team are bringing it to life! Read it here: http://batmanmeet…
 
Andrew returns in his very first hosting role to discuss one of his and Tobias' favorite comedy anime of all time, the now-classic series Azumanga Daioh! Bill comes along for the ride to give the non-superfan perspective. They discuss the series' origins, its impact on anime fandom of the early 00's, how it holds up and doesn't hold up, and whether…
 
Makoto Shinkai's latest film Weathering With You was released in US theaters a few weeks ago! Tori, Austin, and Tobias share their thoughts on it and how it stacks up against Your Name., even though they felt bad about constantly comparing the two. It's hard not to, okay!! They also briefly discuss Kingdom Hearts III: ReMind, Lupin the IIIrd: The B…
 
A month after everyone else's Decade in Review lists, here's ours! Tori, Austin, Bill, and Sarah talk about 4 of their favorite anime from the past 10 years! Plus honorable mentions and lists from our listeners/random people we polled on the internet. Maybe we read yours? Let us on Twitter know if we did. Please enjoy this monster of an episode tha…
 
In this super special interview episode, Tori and Austin talk to Susan a.k.a. Metaandpotatoes about the incredible Neon Genesis Evangelion fanzine they put together called Rebirth Dilemma. Meta discusses how they came to become an Evangelion fan, how making a zine works, and tons more. If you'd like to order the zine for yourself, there are a few c…
 
This past weekend, Hayao Miyazaki celebrated his 79th birthday! What better way to celebrate than to review the film he regrets the most. On this episode, we take a look at 1992's Porco Rosso from Studio Ghibli (our VERY FIRST review of a Studio Ghibli movie). Bill and Austin also discuss some upcoming Third Impact Anime projects and our 2020 Anime…
 
Hey folks! We'll be on a brief hiatus until probably mid-January when we return to discuss our picks for anime of the decade! Until then, have a wonderful holiday and feel free to check out our backlog of episodes. We wish you a happy and healthy holiday and a happier and healthier 2020. See You Space Cowboys. Visit our website at www.thirdimpactan…
 
Surprising nobody, the Third Impact Anime gang spent this year's Halloween weekend at a convention -- Anime Weekend Atlanta, to be precise! How did the convention fair in this unconventional date? What guests did they bring out? How many people will stay up until 3 AM to see a panel about anime-inspired musical theater!? All these questions are ans…
 
Happy Black Jack-sgiving! Or, Black (Jack's) Friday? Either way, he'd be the best one to slice the turkey. This episode, we're gathering around the dinner table to discuss the Osamu Dezaki directed film based on the classic Osamu Tezuka character, Black Jack: The Movie! Joining us for this family get together is returning champion and "question-ask…
 
Note: This episode was recorded before Halloween and intended to be released before we went to Anime Weekend Atlanta but hey, we had a convention to prep for so please pardon the outdated info in the beginning. To stave off the inevitable arrive of Thank-Christmas-giving, we're here to extend the Halloween season just a bit with our post-Halloween …
 
To conclude(?) our reviews of 2019 Summer anime, we're back with Team "Our-Shows-are-Over-More-or-Less" giving final thoughts on: How Heavy are the Dumbells You Lift? Do You Love Your Mom and Her Two-Hit Multi-Target Attacks? O Maidens in Your Savage Season Tori, Sarah, and Edwin discuss what they loved and hated about their chosen shows and give y…
 
Following up on our previous Summer Anime Impressions episodes, we're back with "Team Midpoint". These shows will be running for more than one cour, so we're taking a break halfway to discuss our thoughts so far. Do they still burn as brightly as they did 13 weeks ago? Will they make history in the saga of anime canon? Here's the ensemble we're bri…
 
In this episode, Sully, Tobias, Austin, and Bill discuss Isao Takahata's directorial debut feature film, Horus, Prince of the Sun. We discuss the film's background, legacy, possible inspirations on The Legend of Zelda, and what we thought of watching it through our 2019, post-Ghibli eyes. In a lot of ways, it feels like an anime from the 60s, but i…
 
In this episode, Sully, Tobias, and Bill discuss Eiichi Yamamoto’s surreal, psychedelic classic Belladonna of Sadness, the story of a young French peasant woman who after a traumatizing event, uses the power of witchcraft to forge her place in her country’s national consciousness. The gang dig into the film’s deeper cultural, psychological, and art…
 
Here's the promised Group B of our summer seasonal anime impressions! Sorry this is coming out a week or so later than we intended. School has started and Austin is a BUSY BEE! In this episode, Tobias, Tori, Bill, and Edwin talk about their seasonal picks (1 per) and give their modest first impressions. The anime reviewed in this episode are: Fire …
 
Wow we're doing a seasonal impressions episode?! We haven't done that in forever! In this episode, Sarah, Austin, and Ryan talk about their seasonal picks (1 per) and give their modest first impressions. The anime reviewed in this episode are: Vinland Saga (Ryan) Do You Love Your Mom and Her Two-Hit Multi-Target Attacks? (Sarah) Dr. Stone (Austin) …
 
A couple weeks ago, we were given the great pleasure of attending Hamacon in Huntsville, Alabama for the second year in a row as their Featured Panelists. This year's Hamacon was the last EVER and while we are sad to see it go, we are truly grateful for the great times and awesome friends we've made through it! In this con-versation episode, Tori, …
 
Naoko Yamada (A Silent Voice, Liz & the Blue Bird) is one of the youngest and most critically acclaimed anime directors in the business today. Austin, Tori, and Andrew look back at her 2013 original TV series and subsequent sequel film, Tamako Market and Tamako Love Story. Thank you for listening! If you'd like to support our show, please consider …
 
If you haven't heard by now, Final Fantasy VII's long awaited Remake is coming out next March! We got a ton of new information about it at this year's E3, so of course it's the perfect time to revisit Final Fantasy VII in anime form! Austin, Tobias, and Tori are joined by our gaming pals, Will and Ryan of Mid Shelf Gaming, to discuss the 2005 film …
 
To celebrate Pride month, Sully sat down with voice actor, script writer, and ADR director David Wald to discuss his work in working to dub and license LGBTQ themed anime, including Love Stage!! and Hitorijime My Hero. David is known for voicing Gajeel Refox in Fairy Tail, Bulat in Akame ga Kill!, Berg Katze in Gatchaman Crowds, and Tetsutetsu in M…
 
So while some jerks were in Atlanta on Memorial Day weekend, the rest of us were in Raleigh for Animazement! The con brought us out as Featured Panelists, doing what we do best: talk way too much about Japanese cartoons. We had a total of 24 hours of content to provide over the weekend, some new, some old. As we’ve never really talked in-depth abou…
 
A couple weeks ago, bits and pieces of the Third Impact crew visited Momocon 2019 in Atlanta, GA. Panels, parties...plenty of fun was had! Join Ryan, Sarah, and recurring-side-characters-with-cult-followings Edwin and Will as they share some of their favorite experiences from the con and determine if Momocon is worth the hype or not! Thank you for …
 
Last weekend, at Animazement in Raleigh, NC, Sully got the chance to sit down with voice actor Linda Young, most famous for her iconic portrayal of the evil Frieza in the first Funimation dub of Dragon Ball Z! Besides Frieza, Linda has a long history of acting and voice work, from stage and commercials, to other anime roles. Notably she can be hear…
 
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