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21: Glass Mask
Feb 4 • 36 min
Maya is a teenage girl who can’t seem to find motivation for her normal life, whether at school or making deliveries for her part time job at a Chinese restaurant. However, she is enthralled by movies, TV, and most of all: the theater. When a mysterious…
20: Hinako Note
Jan 28 • 33 min
Hinako moves from a small farming village to the grand city of Tokyo with the dream of becoming an actress. She only has one small barrier between her and her dream: the inability to partake in conversations. With the help of her new friends and…
19: Cromartie High School
Jan 21 • 23 min
An average student named Kamiyama enrolls at the infamous Cromartie High School - a rowdy school with a reputation for its delinquent students. With the help of his new friend with a purple mohawk, Kamiyama must adapt to life at this school full of…
18: Broken Blade
Jan 8 • 42 min
The Kingdom of Krisna discovers an ancient mech deep underground, but the magic they normally use to operate these machines doesn’t seem to have an effect on it. In order to utilize this great weapon in their war against the Athens Commonwealth, the king…
Christmas Special 2018
Dec 24, 2018 • 21 min
Kayla and Colin celebrate the holidays with their first annual AniMonday Christmas Special! Digging back through the archives for the year, they watch Christmas themed episodes from each of the shows that they’ve watched.
17: Z/X Ignition
Dec 17, 2018 • 41 min
The existence of humanity is threatened when gateways called “black spots” suddenly appear in major cities throughout the world. These gateways allow strange and dangerous creatures to carry out their territorial war at the expense of human lives. Only a…
16: Walkure Romanze
Dec 10, 2018 • 42 min
In a modern town where life functions much like it did in medieval times, students at the Winford Academy are trained to become either knights or begleiters. Knights are honorable and talented warriors who compete in the sport of jousting, and begleiters…
15: Touken Ranbu — Hanamaru
Dec 3, 2018 • 37 min
When a mysterious master summons legendary swords from Japanese history, they turn into awesome anime boys! The sword men spend their lives together at the citadel in the year 2205, but they are occasionally sent back in time to significant historical…
14: The Master of Ragnarok & Blesser of Einherjar
Nov 26, 2018 • 62 min
When a high school kid takes a selfie in front of a magic mirror, he is transported to an unknown world in the distant past. Using his incredible solar powered cell phone, whose antenna can cross interdimensional rifts through spacetime in order to pick…
13: Linebarrels of Iron
Nov 12, 2018 • 42 min
Apparently if a giant robot lands on you and kills you, it’s entirely possible that you’ll wake up as an immortal, nanobot–infused, murderous jerk with superhuman abilities. Also there’s a naked girl with amnesia. Linebarrels of Iron is about just such a…
12: Persona 4 — The Golden Animation
Nov 5, 2018 • 38 min
Based on the popular JRPG video game series, Persona 4: The Golden Animation focuses almost entirely on the relationship between Marie, a girl who mysteriously becomes part of The Velvet Room, and Yu, the protagonist of the game. These episodes offer…
11: The Asterisk War
Oct 29, 2018 • 46 min
After a major natural disaster, economic and political powers shift and much of the world’s major cities are destroyed. Consequently, a number of humans develop superpowers and become the Genestella. These super-powered people fight in huge tournaments…
10: Fafner in the Azure
Oct 22, 2018 • 39 min
Get in the f***ing robot, Kazuki! Fafner in the Azure: Dead Aggressor centers on a small island community that has hidden a dark secret for decades. When an alien creature attacks and starts to lay waste to the small town and its residents, members of the…
9: Super Robot Wars Original Generation
Oct 15, 2018 • 34 min
Long-running crossover video game franchise Super Robot Wars is nearly impossible to license, so its properties almost never make their way over to western audiences. Will the intrepid co-hosts be able to wade through several generations worth of lore and…
8: Mitchiri Neko
Oct 8, 2018 • 21 min
Do you like cats? Do you like to see cats doing adorable things like getting stuck in boxes, dunking basketballs, or pretending to be samurais? The Mitchirinekos are just the cat-like creatures for you! They are here to have fun and bring a smile to your…
7: Our Love Has Always Been 10 Centimeters Apart
Oct 1, 2018 • 39 min
A popular boy who aspires to become a filmmaker and an average girl who loves to paint most definitely have feelings for each other, but they would each rather distance themselves than express those feelings. When all they want to do is touch hands, this…
6: Bakemonogatari
Sep 17, 2018 • 45 min
The Monogatari series features a high school student named Araragi, whose former life as a vampire allows him to help others navigate their encounters with the paranormal and the divine. Its heavy reliance on wordplay and understanding of Japanese,…
Roll Followup: The Monogatari Series
Sep 10, 2018 • 1 min
A quick followup on our roll this week to clear up a very complex collection of anime based around the Monogatari series.
5: Love Tyrant
Sep 10, 2018 • 36 min
The Kiss Note is kind of like the Death Note, with more kissing but almost as much death. Love Tyrant is a 2017 anime series about Guri — a cupid who is the owner of a powerful notebook that allows her to make people fall in love with a kiss. Does this…
4: Kono Aozora ni Yakusoku wo
Sep 3, 2018 • 35 min
This week, AniMonday tackles its first adult visual novel turned anime! An island off the coast of Japan is populated mostly by the employees of Demizugawa Heavy Industry and their families. When this huge aerospace company decides to close down its…
3: Monster Musume
Aug 27, 2018 • 40 min
In a reality where the government reveals the hidden existence of mythological demi-humans and writes law to help them integrate into human society, tensions are high and relationships between humans and monsters are difficult to figure out. For the…
2: Magical Girl Ore
Aug 20, 2018 • 43 min
In Magical Girl Ore, a teenage girl named Saki dreams of becoming a pop idol in order to impress Mohiro — her best friend’s brother and famous pop singer. In her literal dreams, she envisions saving the world and winning Mohiro’s heart by becoming a…
1: Miss Machiko
Aug 13, 2018 • 32 min
Miss Machiko is a 1981 anime series about elementary school students who play pranks on their beautiful new teacher. Are these harmless pranks, or is Miss Machiko actually the victim of blatant sexual harassment? Is this 96 episode series worth watching?…
The Randomized Anime Podcast — Coming August 13th!
Jul 28, 2018 • 1 min
AniMonday is a weekly anime podcast hosted by Colin and Kayla Hemphill. Each week we hit the “random” button on Crunchyroll and watch whatever pops up, then discuss it on the show! Our first episode airs on August 13th. Thanks to Sithu Aye for letting us…