We go back to the far reaches of anime time, in our flux capacitor fitted, time machine Ferrari…

Convention Coverage

AoY Podcast #136 – Merry Con-Mas Special (Animazement / AWA 2018)


Also known as: “When am I going to get me a Nice Pair of Shoes!!!”

And also: “And there gonna air, Boruto… Bourto… Believe it Jonn, Belieeeeeeve IT!”

Download Episode HERE! (Total Time: 4:29:48)

It’s per tradition that we release convention reports half a year after the con happened, because oh freaking well. So if your wanting someone to drone on about their time at a con that you weren’t at during a long holiday flight or drive, we got your covered!

(0:00 – 1:34:15) Animazement 2018 Con Report – Dustin regales his tale of a con that happened when the weather was a whole lot warmer, where the first time in years he is a regular con lackey roaming the hallways and not dealing with patrons in the dealers room. Stories can be told about hanging out with other Otaku he’s know about online and their posse, Dustin old parking job and the economics surrounding that industry, modifying your SNES, getting sweet swag from Limited Run Games on a yearly visit, trying to talk to women at the bar with a Salvador Dali art work on their back, the dreaded bootleg dealer came back, rednecks whining about stuff they don’t have in public restaurants, drunken dads that roam the cons and more. This also includes how we thought the Starbucks training lead to other problems, seeing a Steely Dan/Doobie Bros concert in Atlanta, video game and anime talk, and much more.

(1:34:15 – 02:25:29) Closing Remarks Part 1 – This is just the opinions of ours relating back in May, that people have already forgotten about but ohwellwhocaresanyways. This includes televangelists who buy jets in the name of Jesus and Christianity talk, hot takes on the news, how Rosanne got cancelled and much more.

(02:25:29 – 04:03:30) Anime Weekend Atlanta 2018 Con Report – If anything was lacking from Animazement, AWA made that up tenfold. Dustin recants his experience by hanging out with his buddy downtown to ride on electric scooters after eating some Pho’King amazing food, getting the correct panelist badge, meeting with old friends, meeting cool people like Tim Eldred, Micheal Sinterniklaas, Darius Washington and Andy Field, talking about panels done at the convention (which were titled Anime in High Gear, Christianity in Anime and Mobile Suit Gundam in America), buying Neil Nadelman old Gundam laserdiscs, getting the sweet hookup on Voltes V from Dave Merrill, getting to meet the Corn Pone man himself in person, people who have seizures at the con and how the staff handles that proper, Is Daryl Surat a Pokemon Seizure Episode Denier that it was ALL A CONSPIRACY? and more.

(04:03:30 – 04:29:48) Closing Remarks Part 2 – Somehow we get into closing remarks territory with the past pre-hearing of the Kavanaugh case, banned episodes of Pokemon, general anime and politics talk, people who had complaints on panels at AWA from an alt-right perspective and more.

 

Music Selection:

OP – Night Trap theme, just because…

ED – The Southern Cons shall Rise AGAIN!

ED – Boruto is on Toonami, BELIEVE IT!!!!

 

This show has:

Trust me, it really is this good…

 

 

 

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AoY Podcast #130 – The Marvel Movie 3-Pack (Deadpool 2, Logan, Guardians 2)


Also known as: “How did you fix this?… CELTIC MAGIC!”
And also: “I gave yo momma cancer, that’s why i’m bad guy!”

Download Episode HERE! (Total Time: 04:13:35)

In this Omnibus Collectors Edition of the podcast, you get a bundled 3 Marvel movies in one super packed episode, featuring Deadpool 2, Logan and Guardians of the Galaxy 2!

(0:00 – 46:00) Issue #1: Deadpool 2 – We start out our review to tell RighStuf were sorry in dropping the ball on promoting them, and we hope by telling the listeners of this sweet deal on the Outlaw Star Collecters Edition will make up for that big mistake. This is mostly the hosts talking about their best parts of the film and talking about comics in general. Also included is Dustin being happy Cable is finally in a movie, talking about the little things that makes this movie really good, how people have issues with asians with colored hair, Rob Liefeld designs rantings, Dustin and his mistake on creating Rapters in Jurassic World Evolution, and much more!

(46:00 – 2:13:30) Issue #2: Logan/Guardians 2 COMBO PACK! – This was a recording we’ve had in the backroom of our podcast vaults for over a year because Dustin didn’t know when to put it out when we recorded it over a year ago, which was roughly before he went to Animazement last year! All we had to do was dust off the package and BAM, it’s as good as sold on the front shelf! This starts out with how to fix your internet with magical powers of the Scotsman, Jonn and his story seeing Logan in the “Two Dollar Tard Theater,” retro gaming talk, land owners rights and imminent domain laws, Logan and the Weapon X discussion, Future of X-Men movies, how Disney loves to screw up Star Wars and much more!

(2:13:30 – 04:13:35) DOUBLE BONUS CLOSING REMARKS! – This goes into closing remarks from over a year ago with whatever the political turmoil was in the middle east with ISIS (but that’s pretty much taken care of anyways, so whocaresmovingalong), that bombing of the Ariana GrandeLatte concert, history lesson of how (not) well communism works, rantings on “raising awareness” including that great American Dad episode making fun of it, Late SHOUTOUT to the passing of Sir Roger Moore and how he was in Spice World, James Bond talk, old Timbox info, Samurai Jack talk from last year and a bunch more nonesense. This of course goes into the next portion of recent closing remarks with latest Chris Chan news of him melting down at Too Many Games, how the LGBT are imploding on themselves, general politics, Dustin gives a fair review of Augusta GA, Family Guy being spot on with millenials and much more!

Music Selection:

OP 1 – Time to man up the Cable way, X-FORCE STYLE! 

OP 2 – Guardians Disco Inferno

ED 1 – Kurt Russel just played his role from Starman

ED 2 – You Millenials get your own song, how sweet…

This show has: 

I’ll take Bloody, GOREY VIOLENCE over your affections Chris any day…

RIP Sir Moore….

Dustin and the statue of the King of Soul himself, James Brown…

Selena Kyle left her damn cat at the comic book store again…


AoY Podcast #127 – The 2018 Anime Boston Chronicles


Also known as: “I support my Yaoi loving daughter…”

And also: “So is Drew Bledsoe the best anime character?”

Download Episode HERE! (Total Time:3:02:37 )

It’s that time of year, where con season is upon us. So to kick things off as usual guests Daft and Cloud return to talk about their yearly trek to Anime Boston!

(0:00 – 51:45) The Anime Boston Chronicles: Chapter Cloud – Our resident Precure fanboy Cloud stops by and fills us in on his adventure at Anime Boston, filled with meeting Guest of Honor, buying stuff and places to eat. To find more detail about his experience go to his blog found here. This also has us chiming in on the Sailor Moon panel, places to eat in Boston, failed Adult Swim pilots about Bostonians, Leiji Matsumoto manga releases, which live action movie was worse, prices from dealers like Anime Asylum and the cel market and much more.

(51:45 – 02:44:35) The Anime Boston Chronicles: Chapter Daft – Daft joins in to go into a longer digest of the “other side” of the convention, including hotel wrasslin matches, good artists at artist ally, getting to meet Steve Blum and how he does his panels, Greg Ayres stories (including what parents thought YAOI meant in the early 2000’s), past video players like Juice Box and Game Boy Advance Video, Toonami April Fools talk, arcade games at the con, old anime trading cards, Jonn dog has a nightmare of Daft’s adventures, Sports talk with Daft and Dustin, and much more!

(02:44:35 – 03:02:37) Closing Remarks: Really nothing much was said other than the occasional Peter Fay and Love That Goku tweets, Daft trying to proposition Cloud sister into wrasslin next year, getting educated on what Easter is all about, and why the Pats let Brady literally kiss their superbowl away.

 

Music Selection:

OP – The real Southies of Anime Boston

ED – Fly, Eagles Fly!

 

This show has:

DAFT PHOTO BOMB:

DREW BLEDSOE IN ATTACK MODE!!!!

The Punk Skateboarder YGO player that you shoved in the lockers back in the day…

Daft IRL shitpost shirts…

 

 


AoY Podcast #126 – Outlaws vs. Cowboys: The Bebop Stars of Space


Also known as: “The Beau Billingslea Power Hour on Toonami!”

Download Episode HERE! (Total Time: 3:05:30)

We talk about the two biggest titans in the galaxay among anime fans in the early 2000’s, where we review Outlaw Star and Cowboy Bebop!

(0:00 – 45:40) Review: Outlaw Star – This podcast episode is the historic record of the pinnacle of what was important to anime fans on Cartoon Network starting from 2001 and beyond. Outlaw Star was a big anime among the viewers of Toonami, and Dustin heard about this show for years until he finally saw the series shown on Toonami recently for the first time. Both hosts Jonn and Dustin and special guest Daft chime in to talk about the overview of the series with some spoilers thrown in. This also includes how its vital importance that Jonn dad tells Jonn in the call that the dog is eating cheese off the floor, the stupidity of Transformers cartoons, Outlaw Star merch in America, FLCL revival talks, will Hamtaro be on Toonami for Aprils Fools Night? (as of this writing, Adult Swim showed FLCL Alternative subtitled on TV, followed by Mind Game, and a bunch of the regular block airing in the same format, because I’m writing this about 1am on April Fools night – Dustin), Toonami censorship on TV and much more.

(45:40 – 1:39:00) Review: Cowboy Bebop – This episode marks the 20th anniversary since the anime first aired on TV Tokyo, and how it later showed up that late summer on the new Adult Swim block on Cartoon Network in 2001. Both hosts recant how much of an impact Bebop has had on them as anime fans all these years later, including the merch that’s out there (you can find the pdf of the Bebop Anime Guides here at my blog – Dustin). This goes into account what particular episode got Dustin involved in Bebop, our top 3 Bebop episodes, the TV edits, and a whole lot more!

(1:39:00 – 3:05:30) Closing Remarks – This is chock full of material that covers for the month of March since we last recorded, including how Love that Goku got social services on his butt, Linkara leaving TGWTG and the twitter thread full of the company drama, Meson in dire need, the fully funded Kickstarter for Gunsmith Cats, The Toys That Made Us Netflix Documentary series, Dustin con talks on Toylanta and SC Comic Con, RIP Toys R Us/southern food stores/Return of KB Toys, the Mystery of Miami Mike finally solved by The Anime Nostalgia Podcast and the stupid weeaboo drama that follows on the ANN Forums, Dustin mentions his thoughts on Pacific Rim 2, and much more!

Music Selection:

OP – The Outlaws of the Galaxy…

OP 2 – And the Cowboy’s who chase ’em…

ED – The Miami Mike Jam…

Zinger – What Miami Mike does these days…

This show has:

Something Timbox would like…

We finally know the truth behind Miami Mike…

Cartoon Network approved!

Throw that worthless queen away…


AoY Podcast #125 – Wakandan Panther Review


 

Also known as: “I will kick the tree over right into the [sic] ground and climb it horizontally…”

 

Download Episode HERE! (Total Time: 2:23:25)

This time we discover the lost imaginary nation of Wakanda and hunt down the interests of a black panther in the Marvel universe with our review of Black Panther.

(0:00 – 57:00) Movies Review: Black Panther – Now that the film as of this episode has broken the one billion dollar box office amount, the highest rated movie on Rotten Tomatoes and is the center of American political social media discussion, both Dustin and Jonn just see the film as another Marvel movie. Both get into the politicized rhetoric of online reviewers who praise this movie, Dustin discusses Death Wish and Mazinger Z Infinity as being far better films than Black Panther, and also discuss what we liked and didn’t like about the film.

(57:00 – 2:23:25) Closing Remarks – It’s once again time for opinions about all the events that has happened in the past month since our last episode, which leaded to discussions about gun control, should teachers be armed, Alex Jones v. CNN v. Youtube, the GRAND RETURN of Love That Goku, Dustin attends the Atlanta SciFi Expo (which as of this post, the website is 404, so that should tell you something) in a ghetto mall, Jonn mentions the Black Lightning show, Toonami boob censorship, latest Chris Chan documentary and much more.

Music Selection:

OP – Dew U No Deh WHEEEYYYY!

ED – This podcast will turn the freggin frogs gay!

This show has: