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AniTAY Podcast S5 E8: It’s Time to Talk about CGI Anime
May 20 • 97 min
The AniTAY crew is back to give our latest thoughts on the Spring 2020 anime season! We also (finally) discuss our least favorite CGI anime. Number 3 will shock you! There’s always new stuff going down in the world of anime, from HBO’s new partnership…
AniTAY Podcast S5 E7: How Many Dads
May 6 • 95 min
The AniTAY Podcast has returned to ask a crucial question: how many dads? Also, we chat about some streaming service news, currently airing anime, and Gugsy professes his love for Golden Time in a shockingly revelatory moment. Does he actually do so? Or…
AniTAY Podcast S5 E6: A Season of Wonders, and Also 8th Son
Apr 21 • 88 min
The spring 2020 anime season is upon us. Although man shows are getting delayed, quite a few have managed to wrap up production ahead of time and (as of writing) are still broadcasting on schedule. We here at AniTAY have gone to great lengths to watch all…
AniTAY Podcast S5 E5.5: Spring 2020 Anime Season Preview
Apr 5 • 116 min
The AniTAY Podcast returns after an absence for AniTAY Comedy Week with a look at the upcoming Spring 2020 (April-June) anime season. From the good to the bad the the very very bad, no anime is safe from our soon-to-be-proved-wrong predictions. Note: In…
AniTAY Podcast S5 E5 - Anime in the Time of Air Bud
Mar 25 • 95 min
The AniTAY Podcast has survived a lot of things: Raitzeno’s cooking, coronavirus, the fall of Gawker, and even the rise of the Animasocists. But in this decrepit age of corrupt politicians and ragged masses of Twitter users huddled in the internet cold,…
AniTAY Podcast S5 E4 - Anime in the Time of Coronavirus
Mar 3 • 92 min
The AniTAY Podcast today is graced by the presence of a long-lost ally, NomadicDec, and no time is wasted in grilling him on his current viewing/playing habits before devolving into a nightmare of terrible takes on currently airing anime with a slight…
05, Episode 3.5 - The Crunchyroll Anime Awards 2020
Mar 1 • 98 min
Every year, the folks at Crunchyroll give out their official anime awards for some of the best OSTs, characters, directors, and series in the industry. Unfortunately, with great visibility comes great criticism. Much like last year, the AniTAY crew got…
05, Episode 03 - Darwin, Coronavirus, and Gacha Game Fans?!
Feb 19 • 75 min
What do Darwin(’s game), coronavirus, and gacha games all have in common? They’re all featured on the latest episode of the AniTAY Podcast! Join us as we bask in the winter 2020 anime season before plunging into the depths of terrible internet fandoms.…
05, Episode 2.5 - Babylon Spoilercast
Feb 17 • 48 min
Coming at you live from AniTAY, it’s a bonus episode of the AniTAY Podcast! It perhaps goes without saying that Babylon made its viewers feel…something when it aired this fall. Months later, many of the AniTAY authors still haven’t recovered. And so…
05, Episode 02 - Onee-sama
Feb 5 • 93 min
Just when you thought you had managed to leave all the negativity behind in the previous decade, the AniTAY podcast crawls out of the ruins of 2019 just in time for some winter 2020 anime impressions. Tune in this episode to hear about all things (not)…
05, Episode 01 - AniTAY’s Top Anime of 2019
Jan 22 • 120 min
At long last, the hot take of the year that you all have been waiting for: AniTAY’s top anime of 2019! In this episode of the AniTAY Podcast, we go through the official AniTAY list as shown in our three part article series. Author TGRIP collected the top…
05, Episode 0.5 - The Calm Before the Storm, A.K.A. Winter 2020 Anime Season Preview
Jan 8 • 93 min
The AniTAY Podcast rings in the new year with a preview for the winter 2020 anime season. Listen in as AniTAY authors gasp in horror at the terrors that await them in the new year. Will Raitzeno assume incorrectly that the next anime hit will actually be…
04, Book Club Episode 01
Jan 5 • 63 min
Hello everyone for a special book club edition of the AniTAY podcast! In this episode, TheMamaLuigi, Edmundton, Viking and I discuss the first volume of Sexiled: My Sexist Party Leader Kicked Me Out, So I Teamed Up With a Mythical Sorceress. We discuss…
04, Episode 13 - The Top 10 Waifus and Husbandos of 2019
Dec 18, 2019 • 110 min
The AniTAY podcast has returned for one final episode before the new year. It’s been a year of fantastic AniTAY highs and horrifying AniTAY lows on the podcast, but we aren’t done just yet! Today’s episode is chock full of terrible takes on the best…
04, Episode 12 - Let’s Talk Pokemon Sword and Shield (and Anime)
Dec 4, 2019 • 114 min
I know everyone has been wondering: when will AniTAY address the great Pokemon schism of 2019? How can I decide whether or not to buy the games until I know what Gugsy thinks (to choose the opposite)? Look no further, because today we chat about all…
04, Episode 11 - The First Cut Is the Deepest
Nov 20, 2019 • 73 min
Have you ever seen the first episode of a new anime that wowed you so much that you ended up binging the whole thing? Well we have, some of us quite a few times. Join us as we talk about our favorite first anime episodes and also chat about current anime…
04, Episode 10 - No One Can Agree on Stars Align
Nov 6, 2019 • 99 min
Fall 2019 is in full swing and so are the hot takes about all the spicy products on the seasonal menu. After all, why kill each other over Popeye’s chicken sandwiches when we can just kill each other over some tennis anime? Join the AniTAY crew as we…
04, Episode 09 - Gugsy Is Wrong about My Hero Academia Again
Oct 23, 2019 • 88 min
Not content to let you enjoy the new fall anime season in peace, the AniTAY podcast has returned to offer you our thoughts on all the anime premieres from the past couple of weeks. Oh wait, did you actually like My Hero Academia? Sorry but according to…
04, Episode 08 - Sequels Sequels Are No Fun Unless They’re Shared with Everyone
Oct 9, 2019 • 96 min
The summer 2019 anime season has come to a close, and what better way to send it off than to sing odes to the highest highs and lowest lows that the season has to offer? Join the AniTAY crew as we discuss the end of this season, take a look at some new…
04, Episode 07 - This One’s a Classic
Sep 25, 2019 • 67 min
This week’s episode is already a classic in more than one way. Want some of that piping hot Colonel Sanders news? We’ve got you covered. Want some chit-chat about the latest in anime nonsense? Done and done. And last but not least, we take a look at some…
04, Episode 6.5 - Fall 2019 Season Preview
Sep 18, 2019 • 103 min
Rumor has it that a new anime season is on its way, and who better to report at the scene of the crime than AniTAY? Join our intrepid reporters as we plunge into the depths of the dark underbelly that is the isekai genre and provide our impressions of the…
04, Episode 06 - Kinksy Is a Liar and a Thief
Sep 11, 2019 • 79 min
The AniTAY Podcast prides ourselves in being your third or fourth choice for anime news and commentary. But little did we know, there was a traitor amongst us all along. He’s a man so despicable that even the filthy pirates at Manga Rock revile him. I am…
04, Episode 05 - Aggressively Mediocre Podcast
Aug 28, 2019 • 69 min
This week’s AniTAY podcast starts off on a slightly different note with some video game discussion before quickly devolving into the aggressive mediocrity that is most anime (according to gugsy). But are there some diamonds in the rough, and is one of…
04, Episode 04 - Terrible Tastes
Aug 16, 2019 • 81 min
After the devastating loss of the previous episode, the AniTAY Podcast has managed to return despite longtime fans’ hopes that we would just end it and finally remove Requiem’s platform for offering his terrible anime selections to the unsuspecting…
04, Episode 03 - Podcast Cheat Magicians
Jul 19, 2019 • 99 min
This episode is an extra-long one! With the spring season coming to an end and the summer already beginning, we decided to try concluding this past season and give our first impressions of the new one. I apologize in advance for my colleagues’ shit taste…
04, Episode 2.5 - Summer 2019 Preview
Jul 3, 2019 • 79 min
The AniTAY Podcast season preview returns! Join us as we take a few (sometimes educated) guesses at the good, bad and ugly of the upcoming summer 2019 anime season! This episode doesn’t follow our new format, so we decided to label it episode 2.5 stay…
04, Episode 02 - We Never Learn, Literally
Jun 19, 2019 • 54 min
In this week’s episode of the AniTAY Podcast, new host hybridmink leads a discussion on the latest video game announcements from E3, Gugsy hawks his latest baseball anime wares, and the cast shares their hype shows for the upcoming summer 2019 anime…
04, Episode 01 - Podcast of the Re;surrection
Jun 5, 2019 • 63 min
The AniTAY Podcast is back, this time with the premiere of the fourth season of the podcast and a new format. Join myself, hybridmink, TheMamaLuigi, and Requiem as we talk about the latest in anime and pop culture news from Japan. This episode, we discuss…
03, Episode 11 - Spring 2019 First Impressions
Apr 26, 2019 • 66 min
The Spring 2019 season is in full swing, and we here at AniTAY are hard at work on our seasonal anime recommendation collaboration. But for those of you who just can’t wait any longer, this is the podcast episode for you! Today’s spring first impressions…
03, Episode 10 - Spring 2019 Preview
Mar 12, 2019 • 91 min
The snow is melting, flowers blooming…spring is in the air. And we all know what that means: more anime. Join the AniTAY crew as we investigate this forecasted April shower of anime. This spring, Japan has trimmed some of the fat and there are fewer shows…
AniTAY After-Hours Season 03, Episode 01 - The 2019 Crunchyroll Anime Awards
Mar 6, 2019 • 99 min
You may have seen/heard that the Crunchyroll Anime Awards aired last month. Quite a few of us over here on AniTAY tuned in together to listen. This is the resulting audio. This is not an official episode of the podcast (there was really no planning or…
03, Episode 09 - Walking in a Winter Wonderland 2019
Feb 6, 2019 • 63 min
From the menu of anime airing this winter, we here at AniTAY have selected some of our favorites to discuss on this brief episode. Join me as I settle down for the winter and have a lovely discussion with newcomer TheMamaLuigi and series regulars…
03, Episode 08 - 2018 in Review
Jan 17, 2019 • 153 min
The AniTAY podcast’s year-in-review episode is finally here! Join us as we take an extra long look at the year of 2018 in anime! This podcast follows a similar structure to the 2017 one that was never published (may it rest in peace). Naturally, that…
03, Episode 07 - And Then It Was Winter Again
Jan 9, 2019 • 94 min
We’re back, and in the interest of time I decided to do a winter preview episode before our end-of-the-year episode (stay tuned). Let’s take a glance at the winter 2019 season! Joining me today are cast members Raitzeno, Stinolez, Rockmandash12, and…
03, Episode 06 - Some Fall Thoughts
Dec 30, 2018 • 70 min
Happy holidays folks! Let’s send the fall 2018 season off in style with a new podcast episode. It’s the only present you’re getting from us, so you better enjoy it. On today’s episode, I am joined by community members Hybridmink, Requiem, Kinksy, and…
03, Episode 05 - Fall 2018 Guesses
Oct 7, 2018 • 141 min
Haven’t you heard? There’s a new season of anime that started this week! It’s really hard to look back and imagine what I thought an anime was going to be before I watched it. I always have expectations going in, but these are inevitably subverted in some…
03, Episode 04 - Maquia Spoilercast
Aug 26, 2018 • 68 min
Have you heard of the recently-theatrically-released Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms? Well, some of us on AniTAY are big fans, so we decided to discuss it a little bit on the podcast in our first spoilercast in a while! Today’s episode features…
03, Episode 03
Aug 18, 2018 • 73 min
Believe it or not, there once was a podcast episode recorded in January. Unfortunately, the audio was lost, and I was out of the country for the next few months. But now the podcast is back, and better than ever*! *not really Although actually now that I…
03, Episode 02
Oct 8, 2017 • 113 min
After a break, the AniTAY podcast has returned to discuss the Fall 2017 anime season. Recorded just before the season started, the podcast involves yours truly and AniTAY authors Gugsy, Kinksy, Dilkokoro, and Nan attempting to guess at which shows would…
03, Episode 01 - Hello 2017, We’re Late
Feb 26, 2017 • 92 min
The AniTAY podcast is back! Truth is, this episode was recorded over a month ago, but there were a few editing delays so you’re getting it now. If it makes you feel any better, the members this time were Shade, Dil, Requiem, Stanlick, and Exile, so it’s…
02, Episode 15 - Goodbye, 2016
Dec 31, 2016 • 122 min
Welcome weary traveler to the final AniTAY podcast of 2016! Today I am joined by Grex, Gugsy, Raitzeno and Requiem to discuss the year that was and take a look at the upcoming winter season. Itinerary Introduction (Proton messes up): 0:00-2:08 Podcasters…
02, Episode 14 - Double-Sized
Oct 30, 2016 • 102 min
The podcast makes an epic return with a double-sized cast (totally not something I came up with at the last minute), and we’ve got a lot of Fall 2016 anime to discuss! Itinerary Intro: 0:00:00-0:06:23 Izetta the Last Witch: 0:06:24-0:15:16 (Exile x Tanks:…
02, Episode 13 - TMS’s Summer of Feelz
Aug 12, 2016 • 62 min
It’s hot, and it’s summer time… meaning it is time to hear about heated discussions of anime! Joining me is Gugsy, Jonuiuc, Requiem, and Kinksy in a fun discussion about topics like feelz. Timestamps Intro: 00:00 - 03:09 General Impressions: 03:09 - 05:35…
02, Episode 12 - AniTAY Expo 2016
Aug 7, 2016 • 69 min
Big things have been happening in the world of AniTAY, as a bunch of us went to AX 2016! Because of this, we decided to do a special edition podcast episode for the occasion, so here it is! In this special episode we have myself (RockmanDash),…
02, Episode 11 - Shots Fired At The Animasochists
Jun 16, 2016 • 76 min
It’s been a while, but I’m running the show (At least the post-production…) for this episode of the AniTAY Podcast! This episode’s all about the Spring 2016 anime season and in this episode with roasting targeted at the Animasochists, we have myself,…
02, Episode 10
May 1, 2016 • 72 min
The AniTAY Podcast is back, and this time we’ve got some prime discussion on the Spring 2016 anime season, so gear up! With me on this episode were Gugsy, Requiem, Krakken_Unleased, and Nomadic Dec. Itinerary Intro: Start - 00:03:00 Kabaneri of the Iron…
02, Episode 09 - AniTAY’s Favorite Anime
Mar 3, 2016 • 67 min
Hello and welcome back to another installment of the AniTAY podcast! This time, we discuss the most intense thing yet: the results of the new 2016 “AniTAY’s Favorite Anime” poll. The members of the episode other than myself were Jonuiuc, Kinksy, Stanlick,…
02, Episode 08
Jan 31, 2016 • 60 min
The AniTAY podcast returns to discuss Winter 2016! As always, I am joined by lovely people. This time: Stanlick, Rockmandash12, Exile, Kristof, and jonuiuc. Itinerary Intro: 0:00:00 - 0:03:51 Myriad Colors Phantom World: 0:03:52 - 0:15:08 Dagashi Kashi:…
02, Episode 07 - A Look at Winter 2016
Dec 27, 2015 • 74 min
This episode, the AniTAY podcast discusses the Winter 2016 anime season by going through the list of shows on anichart.net and talking about what looks good, what looks bad, and what we do and don’t already know about them. I’m joined by Chef Raitzeno,…
02, Episode 06
Dec 8, 2015 • 91 min
Welcome back everyone to another podcast! This time, we elected to literally just have a random discussion and see how it turned out, so there are no time stamps. Sorry for the delay, I’ve been busy with finals so I didn’t get around to editing this one…
02, Episode 05
Nov 11, 2015 • 74 min
Hi guys, good news. There’s a new podcast. I know what you’re thinking right now: what is this episode about? When will the RSS feed be up for iTunes? How do I get Protonstorm’s autograph? Fortunately for you, one of those questions will be answered by…
02, Episode 04
Oct 24, 2015 • 79 min
Hello everyone and welcome back to the AniTAY Podcast! This time, AniTAY discusses the new Fall 2015 season. On this episode are the lovely folks Kinksy, Stanlick, Grex, and Maelwys. Introduction 0:00:00 - 0:10:05 Kinksy 0:00:59 - 0:02:16 Grex 0:02:17 -…
02, Episode 03
Sep 26, 2015 • 96 min
Welcome back to the AniTAY Podcast! This time around, I have another excellent cast consisting of myself as well as Stanlick, Raitzeno, Unimplied, and Ben Kanelos - Pyre231! For episode 3, we took a look at the upcoming Fall 2015 anime season and…
02, Episode 02
Sep 10, 2015 • 60 min
Hello everyone and welcome back to the podcast! Much like last week, Proton and a few other AniTAYers talk about some shows currently airing this season. This time around, our beautiful host Proton is joined by Dexomega, Rockmandash12, Jonuiuc, and…
02, Episode 01 - Beggars Can’t Be Choosers
Sep 1, 2015 • 66 min
Hello everyone! As you may have noticed, the podcast had been MIA for several months before a couple of days ago. This was due to a variety of issues regarding the production and editing, and although it was finally posted on Sunday, we have decided to…
01, Episode 13 - The Second Lost Episode
Aug 30, 2015 • 125 min
Welcome to the AniTAY Podcast! Here’s an extremely late episode of the AniTAY Podcast, recorded early in early July, but because Fruity disappeared off the face of the earth and Dex was busy having fun with the Xbox One SDK & Disney Infinity, he never…
01, Bonus Episode 02 - How Long Would it Take to Watch Every Anime?
Jul 13, 2015 • 13 min
Today, a couple of us Ani-TAY authors were having a dandy Skype call and somehow the question, “How long would it take to watch every anime?” was asked. Specifically, if you started watching 10 hours of anime a day starting now (mid 2015), how long would…
01, Bonus Episode 01 - Comedy Week Edition
Jun 17, 2015 • 63 min
Well, hey there! I bet you didn’t think this would exist! Fortunately, the brilliant minds behind Ani-TAY bring you another, super special bonus episode of the podcast. However, we’ve changed up the formula…slightly… so you all are in for a surprise! Make…
01, Episode 12 - Anniversary Special Episode
May 28, 2015 • 138 min
Let me just say, sorry for the super long delay. It’s been a very busy period for a lot of us and this was nearly the death of me. After that being said, it’s the one and only Ani-TAY Podcast !! Episode 12, we did it for a year!! This episode features the…
01, Episode 11 - The Musical Edition
Mar 7, 2015 • 90 min
Hey everyone, it’s the eleventh episode of the podcast. In this episode we’re not actually singing like a musical (sorry), but we’ve got a discussion about powerful soundtracks and music in anime and games. While Richard couldn’t make it this episode, we…
01, Episode 10 - From AniTAY with Love
Feb 8, 2015 • 104 min
Hey guys! Been a while right? Well don’t worry; we’re back with a brand new episode of the Ani-TAY Podcast, just in time! So sit back , relax and have a good time. Whole new year, whole new anime , same old cast! We’ll be discussing some of the brand new…
AniTAY After-Hours Season 01, Episode 03
Jan 5, 2015 • 120 min
It’s been all of 3 months since we did one of these, so if you have no idea what it is, check out episodes 1 and 2. After Hours is where we just talk about anything we want, so we decided we’d talk about the past year of anime, and AniTAY (It was more of…
01, Episode 09 - SPOIL ALL THE THINGS
Dec 8, 2014 • 195 min
Right going to keep this short, and let you enjoy this behemoth of an episode. Hopefully everything turned out okay, and let me just say this, READ THE CHAPTERS IF YOU DON’T WANT SPOILERS!! That being said, we have the amazing Toshi Nakamura (ANOTHER…
01, Episode 08 - The One Where We Made Fan-Fiction
Nov 11, 2014 • 111 min
IT’S EPISODE 8 guys!! My lord so close to double figures, because apparently double figures hold high significance! Ahh seasons changed and it’s already November, don’t know about you but it’s also much colder as well. So let’s see…..oh yeah the Ani-Tay…
AniTAY After-Hours Season 01 Episode 02
Sep 20, 2014 • 87 min
It’s been a while since we did one of these, so if you are not familiar with the concept, check out episode 1. After Hours is where we just talk about anything we want, and we certainly did that, but we tried to focus on this season. On this edition of…
01, Episode 06 - Happy Fun Time
Sep 5, 2014 • 139 min
Step right up, blast those speakers, put on your headphones, and quietly slip in your earphones (all at once). It’s that time again where you listen to the ANI-TAY PODCAST EPISODE 6. Can you believe it 6 months we’ve been running this gig, from the days…
01, Episode 05 - Midsummer Spoilers
Aug 17, 2014 • 132 min
You know that scene in anime, 2 people agree to meet for a date, and one turns up really early and anxious, the other turns up a little late? Yeah I like to think this is what happened with the release of the podcast Podcast : Sorry I’m late, were you…
01, Episode 04 - Summer Time
Jul 2, 2014 • 97 min
Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, beautiful people across the whole wide world (credit to Day[9]) Enjoying your summer ? Well it’ll only get better with this episode of Ani-TAY Podcast! Special guest this episode is our own MainProtoganist. So we…
01, Episode 03 - Liars & Spoilers Edition
Jun 4, 2014 • 120 min
Hey! Ho! Great to see you beautiful people here once again, I know why you’re here. IT’S EPISODE 3 OF THE PODCAST!! Why is this the lair and spoilers edition? Because I screwed up the intro and outro thinking it was episode 4 (and the picture) , and…
01, Episode 02 - B-b-b-b…Baka!!
May 9, 2014 • 124 min
Episode 2 is finally out after multiple and various delays! Totally sorry about that, but it’s here and ready for you! This episode features a special guest in the shape of Koda89 In this edition we discuss a handful of series that are airing in the…
AniTAY After-Hours Season 01, Episode 01
Apr 11, 2014 • 97 min
After deliberating between ourselves, we decided we should do an after-hours episode. Difference is we’ll discuss everything and anything that was left out from the main podcast episode. This episode has Ken, David and Kevin as your usual members with a…
01, Episode 01 - Pilot
Apr 1, 2014 • 145 min
A podcast made by the Kotaku reader-run anime community Ani-TAY, a sub-community of Talk Amongst Yourselves. The Ani-TAY Podcast features Kotaku author Richard Eisenbeis and Ani-TAY Community members FruityDrinks (Ken), Dexomega (David) and Rockmandash12…