Vintage Anime Club Podcast

Vintage Anime Club Podcast

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A group of friends, a disc of anime, a bottle of wine…better make it two.
63 - Doctor Whonico (The Fantastic Adventures of Unico)
Nov 16 • 89 min
On this episode, Karen, Ed, Dennis, and Kate help you relive some of your supposed repressed childhood memories as we go over 1981’s The Fantastic Adventures of Unico. How could an adorable baby unicorn cause so much trauma? Osamu Tezuka, that’s how….
62 - Donovan’s Bizarre Adventure (Night Warriors: Darkstalkers’ Revenge)
Oct 30 • 139 min
On this episode, we have the OG trio of hosts Ed, Kate, and Dennis as we discuss the not so spooky but definitely full of monsters anime Night Warriors: Darkstalker’s Revenge, which was known as Vampire Hunter: The Animated Series in Japan. Yup, it’s…
61 - He’a a Bad Blade Runner (Armitage III)
Oct 19 • 118 min
On this episode, Karen, Ed, Kate, and Dennis have another Discord recording session to discuss Armitage III, the 1995 OVA series, not necessarily the movie. We’ve noticed quite a few sources of inspiration and other comparisons for this anime title,…
60 - The Wattsman Ball Pit (Dirty Pair: The Movie/Project Eden)
Oct 4 • 96 min
On this episode, Kate and Dennis return both sick and jetlagged to join Ed and Karen as they discuss the third and final Dirty Pair Feature: Project Eden, aka Dirty Pair: The Movie. With all the destruction they cause, will the Lovely Angels ever find…
59 - This Flight is Dirty (Dirt Pair Features 2 - Flight 005 Conspiracy)
Sep 20 • 88 min
On this episode, it’s a small club meeting with only Ed, Garrett, and Karen. Will this podcast stay the course, or will it go off the rails? You’ll have to listen in to find out as we discuss the second of three Dirty Pair features. Ed:…
58 - Annihilation: The Anime (Dirty Pair Feature 1: Affair on Nolandia)
Sep 6 • 80 min
On this episode, we have just a small meeting with Dennis, Ed, and Kate as we convene over Discord. After butchering the title for The Night Is Short, Walk On Girl, the club tackles the main discussion for the 1985 OVA of Dirty Pair: Affair on…
57 - SAAAAUUUUCEEEEERRRR~! (Dragon Half)
Aug 23 • 97 min
On this episode, Karen, Han, Ed, and Dennis meet up to discuss the cult favorite Dragon Half. We meet some crazy characters like Mink, Dick Saucer, Damarammu, Vina, the King, and many more. Violence, comedy, singing, action, romance, magic, and some…
56 - Manic Pixie Alien Girl (FLCL)
Aug 9 • 163 min
On this episode, Han, Garrett, Kate, Ed, and Dennis are joined by Jill, who definitely lends a helping hand with our lack of The Pillows knowledge as we discuss FLCL. After a long intro, we toss out the episode by episode discussion to go more…
55 - I Know Your No-Face (Spirited Away)
Jul 26 • 130 min
On this episode, special guest and non-anime fan Byram joins the crew of Dennis, Ed, and Han to talk about one of Byram’s few favorite anime titles, Spirited Away. As life takes Byram further away from Los Angeles, we decide to break our norms and go…
54 - The Mean Streets of North Seattle (Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie)
Jul 13 • 124 min
On this episode, we somehow survived the inferno known as Anime Expo. Dennis, Ed, Kate and Karen come back from being melted to discuss Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie. After a blitz of news from and during AX, we go into some Street Fighter…
53 - Everyone Wants the D (Vampire Hunter D)
Jun 28 • 111 min
A small group today as Dennis, Ed, Kate, and Han gather together to discuss Vampire Hunter D after a bit of a JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure discussion. Not Bloodlust, the original 1985 Vampire Hunter D. We talk about the trio of D characters in D, Doris,…
52 - Big Cliffhanger (The Big O 3 of 3)
Jun 14 • 166 min
On this episode, Bryan Newton returns to join in on the finale for the first season of The Big O, with Karen, Garrett, Ed, Kate, and Dennis. In the final four episodes, we take an extended look at the most noir-like episode of the series so far, how…
51 - Roger Smith is So Schway (The Big O 2 of 3)
May 31 • 121 min
On this holiday weekend recorded episode, we sit back and relax with Eve, Ed, Dennis, Garrett, Karen, and returning from her work inflicted exile is Caitlin, as we cover episodes 5-9 for The Big O season 1. After a brief tangent regarding anime…
50 - Collateral Damage (The Big O 1 of 3)
May 17 • 123 min
On this episode, we’re recording over Discord for the first time, so bear with us in a new, but not too often recurring format. We’ve got Dennis, Ed, Han, Garrett, and Karen here to talk about the Toonami classic, The Big O. We go over the…
49 - Magic Balls (Pom Poko)
May 3 • 92 min
In our second Ghibli movie for our second anniversary month, we’ve got a new visitor! Mike joins the show (a different Mike than previously) along with Diana, Dennis, Ed, and Han to discuss Isao Takahata’s film Pom Poko. For this review, we go over…
48 - I Want Candy (Grave of the Fireflies)
Apr 19 • 111 min
On this episode, most of the hosts are afflicted with mysterious anime disease preventing them from rewatching this movie, but fear not! Dennis and Eve are joined Garrett, Karen, and new special guest Alicia! It’s our second anniversary, and we’re…
47 - I Pray with My Sword (Nazca 3 of 3)
Apr 5 • 106 min
On this episode, Karen returns to chat with Eve, Ed, Kate, and Dennis to discuss the final episodes of Naza. Soon, we will be reincarnated to watch a different set of anime, but for now we’ll end the tale of Incan anime reincarnation. There’s the last…
46 - But How Was the Coffee? (Nazca 2 of 3)
Mar 22 • 100 min
On this episode, we return to Tawantinsuyu as Dennis, Ed, Eve, Kate, and Garrett discuss episode 5 through 8 of Nazca. There’s coffee talk with Dan, Kyoji’s growth as a warrior, that other girl talks and her name is Tatsuko, and Yuka’s regression….
45 - Top Gun 2040 (Macross Plus)
Mar 8 • 169 min
On this episode, Diana and Sam return with hosts Ed, Kate, Dennis, and our regulars Garrett and Han to discuss the 1994 OVA series Macross Plus. Full disclosure, Diana loves this series and makes it known. We don’t go into as much of an episode by…
44 - Kill Bilka: Vol. 1 (Nazca 1 of 3)
Feb 22 • 126 min
On this episode we have hosts Dennis, Ed, Eve, and Kate along with regulars Karen and Garrett to talk about Nazca, another anime featuring reincarnation. But this time, dealing with the Inca Empire. We talk about a swordsman’s pride, kendo scandals,…
43 - Girls Like Potatoes (Galaxy Express 999 [Film])
Feb 8 • 178 min
On this episode we have Dennis, Ed, Kate, Garrett, Caitlin, and Karen to discuss the 1979 theatrical film Galaxy Express 999. We discuss common Toei Animation cost cutting measures, Tetsuro’s always moving eyes, Matsumoto’s female character designs,…
42 - Tank on Me (New Dominion Tank Police)
Jan 24 • 146 min
On this episode we have Ed, Kate, Dennis, and Garrett all watching New Dominion Tank Police for the first time. While most of us have seen the original 1988 Dominion Tank Police, the 1993 sequel never came across our screens until this recording. We…
41 - The S Stands for GaSlighting (Please Save My Earth)
Jan 12 • 126 min
Happy 2018 everyone! We have Dennis, Ed, Kate, Garrett, and Karen to talk Please Save My Earth, a 1993 six episode OVA based on a long running shoujo manga series. It’s got everything! Love, romance, reincarnation, yazuka, psychic battles, and aliens!…
End of 2017 Special Episode 40 - Starstruck (your name.)
Dec 14, 2017 • 187 min
On this very special episode, we decide to throw all the rules out the window and go over what we feel will become a classic anime title twenty years from now: Makoto Shinkai’s your name. And you know what that means, right? SPOILERS SPOILERS SPOILERS…
39 - The Galactic Leyline: A Series of Tubes (Outlaw Star 6 of 6)
Dec 1, 2017 • 156 min
On this episode, Dennis, Eve, Han, and Karen are joined by special guest Bryan Newton, director on Rick & Morty and previously Teen Titans GO! plus host of the Animation Success Stories Podcast. Bit of a downer in the intro as we discuss Hiromi…
38 - Jim Hawking: Lady Killer (Outlaw Star 5 of 6)
Nov 16, 2017 • 144 min
On this episode, Alcuin returns as a guest as Dennis, Ed, Kate, Karen, and Han continue going over Outlaw Star. We also talk a little about the recent North American premieres of Fate/Stay Night: Heaven’s Feel - I. Presage Flower and Takeshi Miike’s…
37 - Ctarl-Ctarl Thanksgiving (Outlaw Star 4 of 6)
Nov 3, 2017 • 154 min
On this episode Dennis, Ed, Kate, Caitlin, Garrett, and Karen are joined by Han to discuss episodes 15-18 of Outlaw Star. We discuss the Anten Seven, emo Gene, Captain Ahab and Moby Dick, Harry MacDougall’s mechanical MacArm, the poor treatment of…
36 - The Cactus Made Me Do It (Outlaw Star 3 of 6)
Oct 19, 2017 • 130 min
Dennis, Ed, Kate, and Garrett are joined by Sanjay and Rishon for some more Outlaw Star discussion. We delve into the great space race, a real introduction for the MacDougall brothers, biohacking, “Is This Filler” along with comparisons to some Cowboy…
35 - This Is Pirate Fashion (Outlaw Star 2 of 6)
Oct 6, 2017 • 125 min
Gene Starwind, on this episode the Vintage Anime Club is once again joined by Han to continue discussing Outlaw Star. Gene Starwind, there will lots of Fred Luo talk, the ending of Gene vs Suzuka, sassy Gilliam being sassy, filler episodes, and…
34 - It’s a Chick in a Box (Outlaw Star 1 of 6)
Sep 21, 2017 • 160 min
On this episode, Dennis, Ed, and Kate are joined by now regular show members Caitlin, Garrett, and Karen, plus special guest Han as we discuss the first five episodes of the Toonami classic series, Outlaw Star. A definite fan favorite now seeing a new…
33 - I Can’t Believe It’s Not Fanelia (Escaflowne 10 of 10)
Sep 6, 2017 • 87 min
Dennis, Diana, Ed, Kate, and Sam are joined by Garrett and Karen to discuss Escaflowne: A Girl in Gaea, more commonly referred to as Escaflowne: The Movie. Since most of the actors return for their respective roles, we don’t really go over who played…
32 - EscaFUNI (Escaflowne 9 of 10)
Aug 23, 2017 • 157 min
On this episode, Dennis is the lone host joined by returning guests Garrett, Sanjay, and Rishon to discuss the Funimation release of The Vision of Escaflowne. A new dub! Uncut version, too! After we get to know Rishon’s anime origins, we get to delve…
31 - Small Medium at Large (Tokyo Babylon)
Aug 10, 2017 • 74 min
On this episode, Dennis, Ed, Eve, and Kate are joined by Caitlin, Garrett, and Han to talk Eve’s pick, the 1992 OVA Tokyo Babylon, from famed studios CLAMP (for the manga) and Madhouse (for the animation production). We talk about Subaru’s onmyoji…
30.5 - Post SDCC 2017 Hangover
Jul 26, 2017 • 58 min
Short episode today as Kate, Ed, Dennis and guests Caitlin and Garrett bore Han with our SDCC 2017 lows and highs. We talk some of the off-site events, shuttles, panels, Marvel, cosplay, lines, and then some. And then we just catch up on what we’ve…
30 - Red is the Coolest Color (Shinesman)
Jul 13, 2017 • 115 min
On this episode, Kate, Eve, Ed, and Dennis are joined again by Caitlin, Karen, and Han to talk about The Special Combat Duty Unit Shinesman! But bear with us as we recall and recover our experience at this year’s Anime Expo. For the sentai parody that…
29 - How to Tell If You’ve Been Ghosted (Cardcaptor Sakura Movie 1)
Jun 28, 2017 • 131 min
On this episode, Dennis, Ed, and Kate are joined by Caitlin, and new special guest Sanjay, and eventually his wife Rishon! We only had time to ask Sanjay some questions, but we promise to get Rishon next time she’s on. Too busy working towards…
28 - Tie Guy Kai (Akira)
Jun 16, 2017 • 149 min
So many people on again! Ed and Dennis are joined by returning guests Caitlin, Garret, Karen, and Han to talk about one of the anime classic Akira. How does it hold up to today’s standards, and is it still a technical marvel after all the animation…
27 - Did You Say Ninja Squirrel? (Ninja Scroll)
Jun 1, 2017 • 148 min
One this episode, we’ve got just about everyone on the show. Dennis, Diana, Ed, Eve, Kate, & after a long hiatus, Sam! We’re joined by Mike for the first time to talk about one of his and Diana’s favorites, the 1993 film Ninja Scroll. After…
26 - Trouble in Olumpos (Appleseed [1988])
May 17, 2017 • 75 min
On this episode, Han returns to join Kate, Ed, and Dennis as we go over the Masamune Shirow’s 1998 Appleseed OVA. With many different versions of this anime, we tried to go back to the first one, released by Manga Entertainment. Paradise isn’t all…
25 - When Pigs Fly (Porco Rosso)
May 4, 2017 • 95 min
On this wine and food filled podcast, Dennis, Ed, and Kate are joined by special guest and sommelier Han to talk about another Studio Ghibli classic, Porco Rosso. Kate and Dennis check out a couple of new shows on their own and also talk a…
24 - Parental Neglect (My Neighbor Totoro)
Apr 19, 2017 • 72 min
It’s our first year anniversary! Dennis, Ed, Eve, and Kate go over some show fun facts before talking about this episode’s topic: My Neighbor Totoro. We go over the characters, the plot (or lack thereof), theories surrounding the movie, and how…
23 - Two Black Wings, One Single Tear (Escaflowne 8 of 10)
Apr 6, 2017 • 188 min
On this episode, Diana returns to join Ed, Kate, and Dennis for our Escaflowne TV finale, with special guest Alcuin. We get to hear what Diana’s been up to, how Ed’s trip to Japan briefly was (he’s still jetlagged), and Alcuin’s anime history. We also…
22 - Computer Science Major (Ghost in the Shell)
Mar 23, 2017 • 77 min
That voice in your ears isn’t the Puppet Master, it’s the Vintage Anime Club! In a change of plans, Ed, Kate, and Dennis go over the 1995 classic Ghost in the Shell before the 2017 live-action version is released to see if it still holds up. We go…
21 - Fillerna II: Enter Mitomi (Escaflowne 7 of 10)
Mar 9, 2017 • 77 min
On this episode, Dennis, Kate, and Ed are joined once again by Karen as we go over the penultimate disc of Bandai’s release for The Vision of Escaflowne, episodes 21-23. Hitomi further develops her Vibe powers. Will catgirls ever find love? Does Allen…
20.5 - Voltron Legendary Defender
Feb 27, 2017 • 183 min
You’ve had plenty of time to see it. We’ve watched it a bunch of times, too. Dennis, Kate, and Eve are joined by guests Caitlin, Karen, and Garrett to take a break from anime to extol the virtues of Dreamworks’ Voltron: Legendary Defender seasons 1…
20 - Luck Be a Cat Lady (Escaflowne 6 of 10)
Feb 23, 2017 • 74 min
Kate, Ed, and Dennis continue on in the adventures in Gaea with special guest Karen. The romance subplots in Escaflowne come to the forefront now. We also talk about some upcoming anime home releases, toy festivals, Western historical figures in…
19 - My Friend “Fillerna” (Escaflowne 5 of 10)
Feb 9, 2017 • 76 min
On this episode, hosts Dennis, Ed, Eve, and Kate are once again joined by special guest Karen to continue our Escaflowne TV talk, this time for disc 5. We finally get some answers to some burning questions, but that also leads to even more questions!…
18 - Let Me Axe You Something (Tekken: The Motion Picture)
Jan 26, 2017 • 75 min
On this episode, Kate, Ed, and Dennis are joined by Garrett to discuss Tekken: The Motion Picture…well, technically it’s just a two-part OVA. But that’s what it was released as via ADV. We go over our history with the Tekken fighting game franchise…
17 - Too Late for Christmas (Oh! My Goddess 2 of 2)
Jan 12, 2017 • 56 min
It’s our first episode of 2017! Dennis, Ed, and Kate continue discussing the second volume of Oh! My Goddess OVA volume 2. We also go over things such as the irony that we were on break for Christmas and these episodes were Christmas related, phone…
16 - Saved by the Belldandy (Oh! My Goddess 1 of 2)
Dec 14, 2016 • 77 min
Happy holidays, folks! On our final episode of 2016, Ed, Kate, and Dennis are joined by Karen and Garrett to go over the first disc of the Oh! My Goddess OVA, episodes 1-3, but that comes after discussing some of our favorite Christmas related anime…
15.5 - One Piece Kabuki
Dec 4, 2016 • 54 min
Bonus episode! Eve, Kate, and Dennis talk about watching the Super Kabuki II: One Piece theatrical cut. This was a free show that aired twice in a day at the TCL Chinese Theater in Los Angeles, thanks to the Japan Foundation of Los Angeles. Dennis:…
15 - Crazy Dilandau Eyes (Escaflowne 4 of 10)
Nov 24, 2016 • 63 min
Happy Thanksgiving to those who celebrate! In this festive episode, Dennis, Eve, and Kate go over the next disc of Bandai’s The Vision of Escaflowne release, disc 4. We find out more about Chid’s past, Millerna’s long crush, Gaean version of Helm’s…
14 - Fate Says Swipe Right (Escaflowne 3 of 10)
Nov 9, 2016 • 113 min
Dennis, Ed, Eve, and Kate are joined by returning guests Caitlin and Karen as we discuss the third disc from Bandai’s The Vision of Escaflowne release. We wonder why the winged people are called “Draconian,” where Atlantis is located in this world,…
13 - Darthmetal Alchemist (Escaflowne 2 of 10)
Oct 26, 2016 • 88 min
Karen returns to join Kate, Ed, and Dennis as we go over the 2nd disc of The Vision of Escaflowne. Funimation has finally released their version of the dub along with the original dub and Japanese track, but we’ll go over the differences in a future…
12.5 - Macrossworld & AkibaFest 2016 Recap
Oct 20, 2016 • 59 min
On this episode, we’re going off the rails! Kate asks Diana and Sam how their experiences with Macross World and Akibafest went, considering it was on the same weekend! Kate has some microphone issues, so apologies for all the microphone noise. We go…
12 - Ancient FanAlien Artifacts (Escaflowne 1 of 10)
Oct 5, 2016 • 138 min
On this episode, Kate and Dennis are joined by returning guest Caitlin and new guest Karen as we go over the classic series The Vision of Escaflowne in honor of the 20th anniversary of the series finale and just before the re-release of the series on…
11.5 - Yaoi Con 2016 Recap
Oct 1, 2016 • 53 min
On this episode, it’s just a two person job, as Dennis asks Eve how she enjoyed Yaoi Con 2016. Panels, artists, doujinshi, and a survey? There’s also talk about moving to a new place, Dennis finally finishes Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans,…
11 - Bob & Glenn, Inc. (Iria: Zeiram the Animation)
Sep 21, 2016 • 60 min
On this episode, Dennis, Ed, and Kate go over the 90s sci-fi on The Sci-Fi Channel anime Iria: Zeiram the Animation. We talk about Iria’s brother’s actual name in English, the orphan trope: lovable or annoying, the unique world design, failing to come…
10.5 - Dragon Con 2016 Recap
Sep 13, 2016 • 62 min
On this episode, Diana and Sam return to talk with Dennis, Ed, and Kate about our Dragon Con trip. There was merriment, there was costumes, and there was lots and lots of alcohol. We go over Ed’s first Dragon Con experience, Dragon Con TV, Star Wars…
10 - Sorry About Last Night (Royal Space Force: The Wings of Honneamise)
Aug 24, 2016 • 70 min
On this episode, Kate, Ed, and Dennis go over Gainax’s first theatrical release Royal Space Force: Wings of Honneamise. Kate goes over why she chose it due to a bad convention experience. There’s also a big discussion of one scene in particular that…
9 - Killer Idol Dreams (Perfect Blue)
Aug 10, 2016 • 102 min
On this episode, Dennis, Ed, Eve, and Kate are joined by special guest and friend of the show Garrett, as we go over the late Satoshi Kon’s feature debut Perfect Blue. Psychological thriller, murder mystery, pop idols, nudity—some really thought…
8.5 - SDCC 2016 Recap
Jul 28, 2016 • 42 min
Kate, Ed, and Dennis talk briefly about this year’s San Diego Comic Con. Lines, lines as far as the eye can see. Also, Voltron, Pokemon Go, Star Wars, and Star Trek. And something about Hall H trailers? Get your swag on! Dennis: @ichnob | Diana:…
8 - All Out of Bubblegum (Bubblegum Crisis 3 of 3)
Jul 13, 2016 • 85 min
Our third and final episode talking about Bubblegum Crisis. Dennis, Ed, and Kate go over what they thought about the final two episodes, some of the ridiculous bonus features, and find out each other’s BGC waifus. We also discuss both Nene and…
7.5 - AX2016 Recap
Jul 7, 2016 • 50 min
Short episode today. Dennis, Ed, and Kate recap some of the events they participated in at this year’s Anime Expo, then Eve joins the call as Dennis leaves. The kicker this time? We’re all sober. No wine. WHAAAAT?! Dennis: @ichnob | Diana: @binkxy |…
7 - Sexy Vampire Robot (Bubblegum Crisis 2 of 3)
Jul 1, 2016 • 91 min
On this episode, we continue talking Bubblegum Crisis with OVA episodes 4-6. The AD Police finally start getting their act together. The Knight Sabers make some new friends. One of them threatens to leave?! And Mackie somehow does not get worse….
6 - I Already Have a Burger (Bubblegum Crisis 1 of 3)
Jun 15, 2016 • 83 min
On this episode we go over our first multi-disc anime review with the Bubblegum Crisis OVA. We talk about the first three episodes from the recently released Bubblegum Crisis Ultimate Edition Bluray, the first disc out of three total. We also go over…
5 - Just Animate the Fire (Samurai X: Trust & Betrayal)
Jun 1, 2016 • 111 min
On this episode, Eve gets to join Dennis, Kate, and Ed in person (yay!), and they’re all joined by special guest Caitlin, of We’re Not Twins Cosplay. This episode’s topic, Samurai X: Trust & Betrayal (aka Rurouni Kenshin first OVA series). We go…
4 - Become a God (Fatal Fury: The Motion Picture)
May 19, 2016 • 91 min
Dennis, Diana, Ed, and Kate go over one of Diana’s favorite anime titles, Fatal Fury: The Motion Picture. It’s the first title we have all watched dubbed for this podcast. We also go over terrible anime shirts from Hot Topic, Lollapalooza, and Anime…
3.5 - A Viz-it with Amy
May 12, 2016 • 28 min
Dennis and Kate make a quick stop at the Viz headquarters to visit the Animation Marketing Manager Amy! We talk all the new releases of old anime and manga titles, with a special focus on Hunter x Hunter, Sailor Moon, and Ranma 1/2. Amy also has a hot…
3 - Get to the Seed Pod (Green Legend Ran)
May 5, 2016 • 85 min
May the Fourth be with you! No battles in space this episode. Instead we go over another environmental disaster OVA with Green Legend Ran. Also, how not to design a DVD cover along with why implementing a DVD menu is essential, thanks to Pioneer’s…
2 - The Anime of Dr. Moreau (Blue Submarine No. 6)
Apr 21, 2016 • 74 min
Short staff today with Diana, Sam, and Eve out. But Kate is back to tell us stories of Japan, Ed gets a new figure preorder in, and Dennis is excited for all the Hunter x Hunter news. And today, we go over the Toonami classic Blue Submarine No. 6,…
1 - That Can’t Be Spiderwebs (Wicked City)
Apr 13, 2016 • 58 min
Kate is out and about in Japan, but Sam joins as another regular host as we discuss Wicked City, our impression of watching this 1987 adult thriller OVA under the scope of today’s society, especially Makie’s treatment in the story. And yes, apologies…
0 - Anime Origins
Apr 6, 2016 • 78 min
It’s the intro episode to the Vintage Anime Podcast! Like older anime? Miss the days when it was a more of a social experience watching with friends? So do we! Come join in our anime club where we’ll watch one disk each episode and discuss it over a…