Extreme Anime Radio Podcast

Extreme Anime Radio Podcast

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The Extreme Anime Radio podcast brings you news, information, insights and commentary into the world of Anime and Japanese culture. From the people behind Extreme Anime Radio, the station that brought listeners around the world Anime and J-Pop music from 2001 until 2019. Please follow us on social media for the latest updates about the podcast! Visit linktr.ee/animeradio for links to our social media pages, to join the XAR chatroom, or to contribute via PayPal. Reach out to us by DM or e-mail extremeanimeradio@gmail.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/animeradio/support


September 16, 2020
Sep 18 • 59 min
JR and Nef discuss the latest news and unique food offerings from Japan, and the trials and tribulations of building a custom gaming PC, on this installment of the Extreme Anime Radio Podcast! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to…
August 24, 2020
Aug 25 • 69 min
In the final Extreme Anime Radio podcast of the summer, JR shares the highlights and lowlights after a week’s worth of playing Flight Simulator, and Nef reviews a detective manga involving an anthropomorphic dolphin. We also share the latest news from…
August 17, 2020 - Emma Castiel
Aug 18 • 66 min
Emma Castiel, a cosplayer of Sarah Yoshida based in England, joins JR and Nef for her first XAR podcast this year. Emma is congratulated for attaining the rank of “Captain” in her latest Dungeons and Dragons adventure, and we chat about her recent Sarah…
August 3, 2020
Aug 4 • 63 min
In this week’s podcast, JR and Nef discuss how the global pandemic is affecting Japan, and how it’s the probable cause for the imminent closure of one of Tokyo’s popular tourist destinations. Nef also discusses the current state of Hockey versus Baseball,…
July 22, 2020 - Season 2 Premiere
Jul 27 • 60 min
Welcome to Season 2 of the podcast! The show is hosted from Nef Land, as will be the case during the summer months. On this program, JR and Nef cover another potpourri of topics including custom computer builds, catching up on Anime, coronavirus, news…
July 1, 2020
Jul 6 • 57 min
With half of 2020 now gone (where is the reset button?) we conclude the first season of our brand new podcast. JR and Nef discuss everything from fireworks gripes to new manga apps. Nef finally receives a special crochet present from Shinigami Liz…
June 24, 2020
Jun 29 • 59 min
On the final podcast of June, Nef and JR chat about some recent manga and anime titles that they have been checking out, including “Crossing Time” and “World’s End Harem.” There are also discussions about gaming PCs, baseball and pandemic vacation plans…
June 17, 2020
Jun 21 • 56 min
Nef and JR cover a wide variety of timely topics on this edition of the Extreme Anime Radio Podcast. Topics include baseball, Japan travel updates and eSports. At the end of the program, JR taste tests unique potato chips from Japan and Nef brings up some…
June 10, 2020 - Baseball, Boat Race, Bokksu Snacks
Jun 14 • 53 min
It’s JR and Nef with the first XAR podcast for June. JR gives his take on the first episode of the 2013 anime Ace of Diamond, and Nef suggests why that might be the best baseball to watch on television right now. Discussion then turns to the world of…
May 27, 2020 - Coppelia Cosplay
May 30 • 66 min
On this edition of the podcast, JR and Nef are once again joined by Scottish cosplayer and dancer Coppelia Cosplay, one of the cosplayers of Sarah Yoshida. The three discuss a range of topics including dogs, Scotland, Japan, COVID-19, rugby and more… but…
May 20, 2020 - Conventions and Coronavirus
May 24 • 61 min
Among the topics on this installment of the podcast, JR and Nef talk about how a very small number of conventions are still making plans to proceed for this year… even as almost all others have cancelled amid the coronavirus pandemic. JR also reviews the…
May 13, 2020 - Nefmobile, Mariya Takeuchi and a Taste Test
May 17 • 71 min
In the first podcast for the month of May, Nef talks about the ups and downs in securing his brand new Nefmobile. We also talk about some light-hearted and interesting news from Japan in the current world that we live in, which includes a recent record…
April 29, 2020 - Japan Rail Pass Updates, Manga App Reviews
May 1 • 61 min
In the final podcast for April, JR talks about enhancements to the Japan Rail Pass coming in the summer, and he and Nef trade other ideas when it comes to things to see and do in Japan. Nef also gives a brief review of some manga he’s been looking at, as…
April 23, 2020 - Round Table: JR, Nef, Angela, Umi
Apr 27 • 59 min
On today’s program JR and Nef are joined by Angela (Morbid Heart Designs) and Umi, two of the cosplayers of Sarah Yoshida. They discuss how they are being affected by the current coronavirus pandemic and the repercussions on individuals and small…
April 16, 2020 - Round Table: JR, Coppelia, Kessho-Cho, Deerly
Apr 16 • 79 min
In this episode JR talks with three of the cosplayers of Extreme Anime Radio mascot Sarah Yoshida: Coppelia Cosplay from Scotland, Kessho-Cho Cosplay from England, and Deerly Cosplay from California. The chat ranges from light-hearted discussions about…
April 8, 2020 - COVID, Animal Crossing and Sake
Apr 9 • 70 min
In the first podcast of April (and the first live stream in 3 weeks), JR and Nef struggle to grip the reality that is facing today’s world. They discuss about the impact of the Coronavirus, particularly in Japan. On a more lighthearted note, JR reviews…
March 26, 2020 - Ballet Cosplay Safety
Mar 26 • 81 min
This is our special podcast on ballet cosplay safety. If you are thinking about integrating a ballet element into a future cosplay, then this program is for you. It is the culmination of nearly three months of recorded interviews with the cosplayers of…
March 18, 2020 - Round Table: JR, Nef, Mako, Jinnai
Mar 22 • 77 min
This episode features the XAR Podcast debut of anime music remixer Lord Katsuhiko Jinnai, who has been a key part of the history of Extreme Anime Radio, and the return of Sarah Yoshida cosplayer Mako-chan. They join JR and Nef for an open discussion on…
March 12, 2020 - Coronavirus, Video Games, Rent-A-Girlfriend
Mar 12 • 54 min
On this installment of the podcast, Nef and JR comment on how the Coronavirus situation has turned the world upside down in recent days. The subject then turns to video games and apps before discussing the current updates and trends in Japan. One aspect…
March 2, 2020 - Kessho-Cho Cosplay
Mar 8 • 66 min
Our first podcast for the month of March features our interview with Kessho-Cho Cosplay from the UK! She discusses how she got into cosplay, as well as two of her favorite cosplays that are special to her. Nef and JR discuss the latest on the coronavirus…
February 27, 2020 - Mako-chan and Umi
Feb 28 • 50 min
For the first time we have two simultaneous guests on the live stream, as JR and Nef welcome two Sarah Yoshida cosplayers and long-time supporters of Extreme Anime Radio over so many years… Mako-chan and Umi! Both attended the Love Live! Concert cinema…
February 12, 2020 - Deerly Cosplay
Feb 13 • 88 min
Our podcast this week features our interview with Deerly Cosplay, one of the cosplayers of Extreme Anime Radio mascot Sarah Yoshida. She’ll discuss how she got into cosplay, and her interests in Disney, Dungeons & Dragons, and Dance! Later, NefCanuck and…
February 5, 2020 - Bokksu with JR
Feb 7 • 75 min
JRHorse and NefCanuck take you through our first podcast of February! Nef will talk about a recent situation developing with Funimation and their distribution of the anime “Interspecies Reviewers”, and we sound the last call for JR’s appearance on the NHK…
January 30, 2020 - SwedishBallerina
Jan 30 • 69 min
A packed show to close out January and our first month of official podcasting! Featured on this program is our interview with cosplayer SwedishBallerina - one of the cosplayers of Sarah Yoshida - who will discuss her 2020 cosplay plans. Like Invisible…
January 22, 2020 - floralNINJAchan
Jan 23 • 56 min
Our featured interview on our podcast is with cosplayer floralNINJAchan. She’ll share her stories and explain the most important part of her cosplaying… teaming up with her twin sister as the cosplay duo Lemonade Pirates. Also, JR shares his thoughts with…
January 16, 2020 - Invisible Wonders Cosplay
Jan 16 • 65 min
On this show we interview Invisible Wonders Cosplay, the first cosplayer of color to portray our station mascot Sarah Yoshida. We dive into her love for the Japanese culture and for dance, and she tells us about her big moments in the spotlight, such as…
January 8, 2020 - emzynai
Jan 10 • 65 min
In the first Extreme Anime Radio Podcast, Nef and JR talk about the saturation of Anime streaming services. JR also interviews Canadian cosplayer emzynai. After nearly 19 years of streaming the latest, greatest and finest in Anime and J-Pop Music, Extreme…