AoY Podcast #167 – Belated Memorial Day Weekend Con Reports Halloween Special (MomoCon & Anime Boston 2022)
Also known as: “Why are there multiple ‘Ice Age’ AMVs on here?”
And also: “I’m a responsible adult, NOOOOOOOOOO!!!”
Download Episode HERE! (Total Time: 2:45:25)
What a perfect way to release a podcast about con reviews from nearly 6 months ago before going to a major con like Anime Weekend Atlanta mere hours away. These are the stories of MomoCon and Anime Boston of 2022.
(0:00 – 25:30) Pre-Con Talk Nonsense: Daft and Dustin talk for a bit before diving into Dusitn trip to Momocon this year in replacing the annual Animazement trip because circumstances worked in far better favor for Dustin to go to Momo than Animazement. This goes into AMV talk and mentioning the Synced Together Documentary playing at your local major con, Anime Boston AMV Results, Ice Cream truck imposters in Jonn neighborhood, and crazy girl stories from Dustin.
(25:30 – 1:37:05) MomoCon 2022 Talk: Dustin dives into his first impressions of Momocon, and was not dissapointed in the slightest. This goes into Gundam Battle Pods, meeting Power Rangers and My Hero voice actors, locations in Texas, Explaining to people what a Bucees is, state liquor sale laws, Netflix Bebop and One Piece talk, weed laws in Fulton County, Daft recounts the AMV competition for Dustin, CW shows and the latest Chris Chan News as of June 2022.
(1:37:05 – 2:45:25) Anime Boston Talk: Daft recounts his tale of having the most comfortable living situation he’s ever had at a convention, pre-Register line talk between both Anime Boston and Momocon, Covid policies between conventions, cosplayer talk, Dustin meeting Carl Horn again at Momocon, panels discussions, Daft talks about the Discotek Panel, Let’s Go Brandon merch, Nick Fuentes gets brought up for some reason, and a whole lot more!
This show has:
Also known as: ” Seriously, what kind of business is this?? Her whore house? House of the Used should just be her vaginas name.”
Download Episode HERE! (Total Time: 55:44)
This is a special episode as we were reached out by the main directors of the upcoming UwUCon. Please join UwUCon Executive Director Preston and Assistant Director Lauren Knight as they take their time to promote and discuss the upcoming convention hitting the Mesa, Arizona area the end of October of 2022. That is of course just the first half of this interview, since the last half is filled with convention talk, movie rental store stories from Hollywood Video and Blockbuster Video, and cops cracking down on street racers!
This show has:
Also known as: “I slept on a 4 foot laser yeah…”
Including: “…And now when she tells me ‘sa dan desu’, I’m guessing that she rather just forget you…. uuugghhh”
Download Episode HERE! (Total Time: 1:51:39)
With 2021 bringing back larger conventions again, Dustin and Jonn talk about their experiences with Anime Weekend Atlanta and Phoenix Toy Con.
(0:00 – 1:08:28) Convention Reports 2021: Jonn hits the ground running with what he did at Phoenix Toy Con the same time Dustin was at Anime Weekend Atlanta. While Jonn was getting great stuff like Bloodstained on the Nintendo Switch and other great comic goodies, Dustin was getting his moment in the spotlight with a grand AMV win at the VAT Exposition contest along with an award at Youmacon AMV Contest all at the same time. Both get into topics about Marvel films, Covid guidelines between the two conventions, things we bought and #LetsGoBrandon. Dustin goes extensively on how his Initial D and B.A.D. panels went, navigating the horrendous Atlanta 285 construction/World Series traffic, meeting industry peeps like Carl Horn, picking up import games of such anime series at random, sleeping at different places with different peoples cats, reading off crappy Evangelion poetry, playing Initial D Zero in the arcade, seeing Tiffany Grant again, Anitubers who rant against AWA because of questionable panels, and much more!
(1:08:28 – 1:59:39) Closing Remarks (i.e. more Chris “Jebuzz Sanix blu hart” Chan prison letters) – This is really self explanatory, this is how we spent our time Reading. These. Letters. Anything with other politics was very brief.
This show has (CONVENTION PHOTOS!):
One of Dustin submissions for AWA Pro AMV Contest
Second entry for AWA Pro AMV Contest
Winner of Best Documentary IN THE WORLD for VAT Expo 2021
Also known as: “And the lesson here is don’t give women guns!”
And also: “TELL ME WHERE THE INTERNET IS, IM CUT’N IT DOWN!!”
Download Episode HERE! (Total Time: 3:52:41)
Get ready for a very interesting podcast regarding the end of a film series and an internet celebrity all in one supersized episode. This time Dustin and Jonn talk about Neon Genesis Evangelion 3.0+1.0 and The Demise of Chris Chan.
(0:00 – 56:35) Review: Neon Genesis Evangelion 3.0+1.0 – This film series originally was supposed to end a decade ago, but its been nearly a decade since the last film was released in Japan. Jonn and Dustin go into their views on the Rebuild of Evangelion films as a whole including their review of it’s final film. This gets into discussions about classic films you can watch on streaming services, the dubbing controversies of Evangelion, Evangelion expanded universe talk, Eva in the manga and much more.
(56:35 – 1:41:34) Closing Remarks – Politics and this podcast go together like Chinese food and chocolate pudding, lets face it! This gets the ranting machine going with Dustin and Jonn on topics such as the American withdraw of Afghanistan, the Covid vaccine, Q Anon, other American issues, God destroys George Floyd monument, burning down your town when your team wins at sports, Chris Chan update as of August 15, The Clinton Body Count, the fall of Andrew Cuomo, and much more!
(1:41:34 – 3:52:41) Neon CWCgesis Sonichugelion: The End of Chrischangelion: You (cannot) Bang Your Mom! – This was recorded before our Evangelion film recording and what we describe about Chris Chan getting arrested was information at the beginning of August as the events were unfolding. This gets into other lolcow talk regarding the eCeleb dramatic life of Ethan Ralph, what is constituted as defamation, our memorable moments of Chris Chan history, Dustin doing his History of Anime on Cartoon Network panel for Anime Lockdown, ANN Journalism Rant with a dash of Youtubers rant, ranting about Jungle Cruise by Disney, classic films you should see, is Russia a great place to move too?, summary of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, and much more!
This show has:
Also known as: “I can cure your coronavirus with lead poisoning… to the face!”
And also: “ZOOM GAS, IT DID THE GRAVEYARD SMASH!”
Download Episode HERE! (Total Time: 5:25:34)
Instead of doing three bite sized episodes for the listener, we’re gonna cram everything we recorded into one super deluxe crap-of-o-combo podcast for our listeners which involves reviews of the CoronaVirus, Chuck E. Cheese in the Galaxy 5000, Dirty Harry and Death Wish films.
(0:00 – 2:21:54) Act One: The George Floyd Arc – This was recorded in early June and it involves the thoughts of Dustin, Daft and Jonn giving commentary about the American social riots over the death of George Floyd and the CoronaVirus outbreak at that time. This also includes The (non)prophetic word by Tracy Cooke, Florida Man Pastor fights the power/virus, RIP Zac Bertschy, the Carl Macek ANN episode as well as other memorable ANNCast episodes, convention coverage of AgamaCon and WebCon2020, other online cons that happened at the time, 4Kids anime talk, the best of Peter Fay, Samurai Pizza Cats talk, Dustin doing awesome at AMV competitions and a whole lot more in store!
(2:21:54 – 4:24:15) Act Two: It’s all Funi Games at Chuck E. Cheese – We count this review of Chuck E Cheese In the Galaxy 5000 as an anime review for the sole purpose that it came from Funimation at the end of the 20th century, before the rat got replaced by Goku as the company cash cow. Before any of that happens, Dustin and Daft have a bit of backstory behind the animatronic adventures of Rock A Fire, how needless it is to have Weather Awareness, more covid talk, Dustin getting a SNK MVSX, arcade talk, Dustin tells his (non) heart wrenching story of being a Covid Survivor, the end of an Unknown Hinsin, Kluspo cartoons talk, discussions on Adult Swim shows and politics, Ralph Retort sex tape debacle and Ghost response to that, and much more in store!
(4:24:15 – 5:25:34) Act Three: The Death Wish’s of a Dirty Harry – Jonn and Dustin give their impressions on an overview of the Dirty Harry and Death Wish films, all the while talking about police procedures and politics behind them. This includes Dustin rant on BLM politics with Christianity, DNC talk, forgetting Teri Hatcher name from Lois and Clark, Dustin watching V: The Series and Star Fleet and much more!
BONUS (Not in Episode) – ZOOM GAS, ITS A BLAST!!!!
ED2 – RIP Stuart Baker career…
ED3 – Go Ahead, Make My Day…
This show has:
Dustin schooling newbs in anime (@30:13 in case the video doesn’t go to that time directly)
Sadly WebCon only got half of my panel for my History of Anime on Cartoon Network, but there is still a good chunk there from 2005 onward.
Dustin getting back into the art of making AMV’s, and its paying off…
Back when the Copeland Christian Empire made crap like this…