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Convention Coverage

AoY Podcast #110 – Go Ghost Power in the Shell Rangers!!


Also known as: “How the end of the world is determined by a Krispy Kreme…”
and also: “I’m sure the bullies were labeled as Heroes…”

Download Episode Here! (Total Time: 2:18:35)

1995 called saying it wants new versions of their hit movies that year, which got the hosts talking about Power Rangers and Ghost in the Shell… from this year.

(0:00 – 1:05:08) Review: Power Rangers – Dustin and Jonn and guests Cloud and Daft join together to dawn our power suits and get ready to take on this movie full force with our MegaZords all in the name of friendship! Well, not really, but it did warrant a good discussion (specially when Daft showed up 30 minutes later). Power Rangers was a film Daft hated to love, and Dustin saw it as a movie he loved to hate. There are spoilers afoot in breaking down scenes that were just stupid to begin with, as well as how twitter won’t shut up about it being this pro-ELGEBETE diverse crap fest. This warrants other Haim Saban discussions and other stuff, including Dustin trying to get away from a devoted fan rambling off his Power Rangers love to him at a Hot Topic.

(1:05:08 – 1:06:18) Promo: Just slipping in a quick Anime Cart and RightStuf! promo for you guys to drop all your dough on their websites. (Happening RIGHT NOW, you can get a FREE Naruto Headband with any purchase from animecart.com. Even though in a previous episode I stated about dumb teens going there to get headbands, I just got one, because its FREE! so that makes me feel a little better about getting one to act like a “highly functioning autistic ‘narutard'”, and you should too. Use our discount, it does work! – Dustin)

(1:06:18 – 1:55:15) Review: Ghost in the Shell – Just as Daft was more forgiving of Power Rangers, Dustin was even more so with Ghost in the Shell, despite the twitter anti-whitewashing hate machine taking credit that they movie failed. Its been over a year since we talked about Ghost in the Shell, and if you want our 1995 review of that, it can be found in this giant link in this text. Although not a perfect film, Dustin explains his reason why this film shouldn’t have gotten the specific negative attention it got when they’re other factors wrong with the movie, but it was mostly complaining about the haters of this film online. It’s more got to Dustin trying to defend the film for the things it did right, which was more than what the internet was going to give it credit for. Also, mics are being thrown down in anger, just saying. Dustin also wrote an article for The Odyssey about this film, so give that a read.

(1:55:15 – 2:18:35) Closing Remarks: There is still more discussion on haters and the internet, as well Cloud talking a little about Anime Boston, Dustin hating that UNC won the NCAA tourney, Ghost from TCR going sober, The People v. Jontron, are pets racists?, and finding your brothers anime items in storage to claim as your own. All this and much more in this weeks episode. Also fair warning, Dustin mic is super loud for some reason, but that will be fixed next episode.

Music Selection:

OP1 – Power Rangers Theme by A Robot (or Dustin’s good friend)

ED – Dustin will try and forget about this film, but doubt it

OP2 – We dive hard in this ghostly landscape of a film…

This show has:

IF YOU BELIEVE that I got this from a garage… gotta represent that Sunagakure clan!

 


AoY Podcast #109 – Timbox Sausage Fest 2017!!!!


Also known as: “Hur hur, robot make me laugh!”

Download Episode HERE! ( Total Time: 2:34:36)

Basically, this episode is a general discussion, that was supposed to be about Sausage Party, but it ain’t all there guys. But, eff it, let’s just roll with what we got.

(0:00 – 1:28:00) The Timbox AuDIOtism Hour – After throwing in a promo at the beginning to promote AnimeCart.com, Dustin, Jonn and Daft talk about whatever they wanna talk about, which is mostly just dumb Slack chatroom non-drama, Timbox 123 and his many FULL LENGTH, ANIMATED, ONE MILLION PART FILM legacy adventures, Dustin sings THE GREATEST SONG IN THE WORLD,  and Justice League Dark (not really, but Daft says I should put that in – Dustin).

(1:28:00 – 2:06:15) SAUSAGE FEST-PARTY ’17!! – The most we talked about this terrible movie was us talking about the lowdown of how the animation studio who worked on it got screwed over, and then talked about adult Ralph Bakshi cartoons.

(2:06:15 – 2:34:36) Closing Remarks: Discussions include The New England JCPenny comic con, Dustin NCAA Tourny Bracket is toasted (aka screw off UNC for winning it once again!), local K Marts out of business and more.

Music Selection:

OP – Severe ‘Tism headed this way…

ED – The greatest song sung by Dustin “Trey Parker”…

This show has:

Fine works by Timbox…


AoY Podcast #105 – Our One Rogue Star Wars Christmas Special


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Also known as: “Captain… CAAAAAAAAAAAVEMAAAAAAUUUNN “

Download Episode HERE! (Total Time: 3:02:44)

What better way to end out 2016 but to travel back long ago, in a galaxy far far away. This time Dustin and Jonn are joined by previous guests Daft and Vekou to talk about Star Wars: Rogue One.

(0:00 – 1:07:30) Review – Star Wars: Rogue One Review – The council of nerds have all gathered to talk about the recent Star Wars film, which seems to be divided in the fandom of who likes and dislikes this movie. All hosts mention the movies strengths and weaknesses, as well as talk about other Star Wars material. This of course gets us talking about story lines in video games, nerd conversations on Clerks movie levels, and much more.

(1:07:30 – 3:02:44) Post-Christmas Holiday Closing Remarks – A lot has happened over the past month, and the hosts have something to say about it. Aside from talking about what we all got for Christmas, we give RIP shout outs to Alan Thicke, Carrie Fisher and George Michael passings. We also mention convention talk from Daft’s North East Comic Con review and seeing the Hanna Barbera exhibit, where as Dustin went to experience what happens when a high school puts together a comic con in the middle of nowhere. There is also discussion of a book about Tommy Wiseau, talk of terrible and cool animation industry people, Dustin desire to meet Jerry Beck and Fred Patton, abandoned Flinstone parks, the recent ramblings of Peter Fay, who to ban from our chat, and much more.

Music Selection:

OP – I’m sure people wish 2016 can be blown up with the Death Star already…

ED – Get ready to run into the Thicke of 2017…

This show has:

Mr. Plinkett makes some good points on the film, gotta give it to him there…

Yes… this conversation happened in this episode…

The sweet toy bumpers on Boomerang in the early 2000’s…

 

The worst con you'll never go too... in Ninety Six SC

The worst con you’ll never go too… in Ninety Six SC

 

Daft at the Hanna Barbera exhibit

Daft at the Hanna Barbera exhibit


AoY Podcast #103 – Gundam The Origin 4 OVA Review


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Also known as “I’m so high, being high up on the Moon Man!”

Download Episode HERE! (Total Time:2:32:23 )

Tis the season for Christmas and space governments to be formed, as Dustin and Jonn review Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin – Eve of Destiny.

(0:00 – 54:23) Review: Gundam The Origin: Eve of Destiny – From all of the Gundam the Origin OVA’s we have covered, this one is no different in how great these adaptations have been in adapting the Yazuhiko story from the manga. Both hosts sum up what is in the OVA as usual, but of course get Side (7) tracked on other dumb topics. These topics include how Gary Johnson would grow weed on the moon, fat redneck kids who review food, Feminists probably don’t watch Gundam, people who defend LameDam: Iron Bored-ed Orphans, Dustin and his past high school Gundam films (which may or may not ever see the light on YouTube), economics around the rental system between Japan v. America, Gundam talk and much more.

(54:23 – 55:43) Promo’s – We gotta throw in that bit to help promote AnimeCart now, which whatever you need from them, they can hook you up son!!

(55:43 – 2:32:23) Post- November 9th Closing Remarks (aka POST-ELECTION-AFTERMATH-BREAKDOWN-END-OF-THE-WORLD-DISCUSSION) – Yep, the American election happened, and Dustin and Jonn have their say on it, for a good while. Whatever your opinion of the election might be, don’t write us off on our viewpoints just yet, or jack our rides. Dustin discusses the point of his article that a few people read, former TZ members who got banned, Dustin going to YALLFest and GETTIN HITCHED!!, our stories on seeing dead things, land zoning discussions and much more!

Music Selection:

OP – The Rise of Zeon has begun…

ED – America is once again saved… maybe…

This show has:

 

WHY CANT THINGS WORK!!!!!

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Your memory shall live on… fair fat steed…

 


AoY Podcast #98 – Animazement 2016 Review


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Also known as: “AHHH SWEET, MY CHILDHOOD!”

Download Episode HERE! (Total Time: 1:38:17)

So to stay with proper convention review tradition, Dustin brings us his convention coverage of Animazement, 3 months after it happened, because that’s how we roll on this podcast.

(0:00 – 1:28:05) Con Report: Animazement 2016 – Because the summer was full of other episodes of topics that had a more pressing matter to be put out, Dustin finally tells his tale of his yearly trek to Animazement. All in all, between being stuck down in the dealers room dungeon by day and hitting up the virtual arcade streets of Initial D by night, this was a rather laid back year for Dustin. Of course, it wasn’t entirely that boring since he went on his tales of playing really good VR and arcade games in turn for house sitting at Mighty Rabbit Studios over the con weekend, working the dealers room beat, meeting up with old friends of the Initial D arcade scene, items to be sold and had and much more. This also goes off track a bit with Jonn and Dustin talking about retro gaming, recording the Animeigo panel, what is true cyberpunk, Dustin idea anime panels to get approved, and still more to add.

(1:28:05 – 1:38:17) Closing Remarks – This didn’t last that long since the news was rather irrelevant from things TCR Ghost said back in May, card game talk, people on ani-twitter gripe against anime cons, cats and more. Pretty soon well be getting to episode 100…

SPEAKING OF OUR UPCOMING 100TH EPISODE!!: Here’s the deal: Episode 100 is coming up and both hosts want you listeners to send us some suggestions on what to do. Should we read email sent by you? Should we do a review of something? Show off our anime collection on video? Demolition Derby? I dunno, you tell us! So to send us suggestions, email us at: aoypodcast@gmail.com, or you could tweet at us over at@AoYPodcast. It’s that simple to use guys! Depending on how many people submit ideas, Dustin and Jonn will pick the most doable idea and execute it, and there will be recognition for it! So let the podcast know by Episode 99 and we’ll see what happens!
– Dustin (Zeonic)

Music Selection:

OP – コーリーは最大のアニメです (Kori wa saidai no animedesu)

ED – The Pioneer dub of the Cory anime song

This show has:

An extremely rare anime indeed…

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