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AoY Podcast #168 – Anime Weekend Atlanta 2022 Con Report Bleated Christmas Special


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Also known as: “‘Gundam is serious business’, no it’s not!”

And also: “The way to my heart is through Bubblegum Crisis…”

Download Episode HERE! (Total Time: 2:06:05)

This idealy was supposed to come out before Christmas, then on Christmas Day maybe, but none of that happened. Dustin Christmas weekend was a s***show day to say the least. Our real Christmas special will come out on the next episode, which in turn is really our 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY of doing this. 10 years of failed promises, broken dreams, lowered expectations, and somewhere in the middle of that is a review of Japanese cartoons somewhat. This time its a con report from the end of October at Atlanta, so enjoy that!

(0:00 – 1:36:45) Con Report: Anime Weekend Atlanta 2022 – Chalk it up to laziness and loss time that back to back episode releases are just more con reports, but we’ll get it right for the next one im certain! Dustin comes back to regail his tale of the major anime con in Atlanta for our listeners. This gets into his invovlement in doing AMV stuff with AMV people, winning awards at AWA,  settling some issues with people, Jonn discusses what he did that same weekend that wasn’t at UwUCon, crime and drugs in our local major cities, the haters on Twitter, what we got at the cons, how Dustin is now officially an uncle, Dustin impressions with seeing the latest Mobile Suit Gundam: Cucuruz Doan movie in theaters since the last time he saw a Gundam film in theaters (which was Char’s Counterattack), a quick overlook at 801 T.T.S Airbats anime, Cardcaptors en espanol, how Gundam is seriouz buzinezz!, first impressions of the latest Gundam Witch from Mercury series, what panels Dustin did at AWA this year, Discotek future releases were looking forward too, the Legacy of VegettoEX, passing out in room parties on a Saturday night, get buried in KISS merch, how AWA has a line and drinking problem, and much more!

(1:36:45 – 2:06:05) Closing Remarks – Not too much to say other than addressing a few things from months ago that isn’t a big issue until we bring it up again to light. This includes our quick thoughts on the American mid-Term elections since this was recorded before Nov. 8th, Responding to a Gatomatt Video, the Return of Brick, Elon early reign on Twitter as of last month, 90’s fads, and a few more things to boot!

 

Music Selection:

OP – GLEK GLEK GLEK GLEKGLEEEEK!!!

ED – This convention made us….

 

This show has:

I so need to see this dub…

The greatest AMV trailer in the world….

Dustin entries to animemes…

Best Comedy for AWA Accolades….

Best AMV for AWA…

I DEMAND THE SUN TO BE MOVED TO ANOTHER LOCATION!!

Freaking terrible…

 

Most Wanted Editor

 

Saturday at the awards show was a good night!

 

Swag from the con!

 

The greatest of con swag…

When you wanna die like a rockstar…


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!

 

Music Selection: 

OP – Boston… its been a while hasn’t it….

ED – Momo was a good time…

 

This show has:

Zeonic stiff competition in the Trailer category for Anime Boston…

 

GUNDAM BATTLE PODZ!!!!

 

Chris(tine) Chan Version 1.1

 

Chris Chan Model T-100

 

Pure Art…

 


AoY Podcast #165 – Between a (Chris) Rock and a Batplace: ANOTHER TANKOBON SPECIAL! (Cowboy Bebop, The Batman, Closing Remarks)


Also known as: “We will now discuss the breaking of the brick…”

Download Episode HERE! (Total Time: 4:45:27)

 

 

Better late than never right, even when your almost 5 months from when you released your last episode. Well were back with a nearly stacked deck of a podcast because we just want to release out stuff like a Tankobon no one asked for. Here is another 3-in-1 recording with our official review of Netflix Cowboy Bebop, The Batman and smooshed into the middle is a closing remarks segment of news that happened long ago that no one cares about it now, but here it is!

(0:00 – 1:26:21) Part I: Cowboy Bebop (Netflix) Review – Back in late February we recorded our episode about this Netflix series after Jonn had a chance to sit down and watching, and fully admits that Dustin was correct in how great of a show it was, issues and all. Of course, another big worldwide event happened that we had to talk about before going into Bebop, and that is the Russia v. Ukraine War/Conflict/Skirmish/whatever historians are going label this in about 50 years. We give our initial thoughts on what was coming out through the media and other news sources at the time for about 37 or so minutes before we just said “We’ll were not doing much to solve this, let’s just talk about Bebop.” Also included is Dustin talking about how he can’t figure out a 3D printer, old Cartoon Network program blocks, why RightStuf is releasing Gundam Seed so freggin high, and much more!

 

(1:26:21 – 3:03:07) Part II: The jammed packed gooey-ooey Closing Remarks Special – We were about to do it, we were gonna talk about Batman… and then we didn’t. Instead of caped crusader talk, its filled with Ruskie crusader talk of the Ukraine war one month later (and the people on the ground reporting on it NSFW), RIP Gilbert Gottfried, The Slap Heard Around The World, Dustin being on The Dad’s Anime Stashe Podcast Trivia Contest (and winning it hands down), DeSantos vs. Disney Corp, Dustin being a guest to talk about AMV’s, the destruction of food processing places in America, Global and American politics, The legacy of Toonman, vtuber interviews Van-Pires actor, and much more!

 

(3:03:07 – 4:45:27) Part III: The Batusi of high class Cinema – We Did It, much much later than we wanted too, but its done. We talk about The Batman. Daft joins in as our special returning guest to give his thoughts on the film, and more insight on the Rise and Fall of Toonman. This also includes comic book store talk, political comics in the 2000’s, History of Batman comics, The Fast and Furious movie franchise, past podcasts, Sports Talk with Daft and Dustin on the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs, Dustin recounts the Halo TV series, creepy twitter users and a whole lot more!

 

Music Selection:

OP1 – 1.2.3… Let’s get cancelled…

OP2 – We will now break the Brick to our listeners!

OP3 – The Batusi Rises…

ED – Tune in Next Time! Same Bat Time, Same Bat Channel!

 

This show has:

 

Get to know the world of AMVs by Dustin…

Teaching feminist the hard lessons in life…

 


AoY Podcast #164 – Hathaway’s Flash / Book of Boba Fett Review


 

This show has: “…There’s nobody else in my (…) space suit, why do I have to wear a mask?”

Download Episode HERE! (Total Time: 2:10:54)

 

So you thought it might be another couple of months before our next episode, well we’ve come to prove you wrong! We got a double dose of content in this batch with our review of Hathaway’s Flash and The Book of Boba Fett.

(0:00 – 44:55) Opening Remarks – Somehow “Ok so let’s start talking about Gundam” turned into a hodgepodge of closing remark material to kick off this episode. But hey, its all good. This gets into probably the podcast no one asked for that requires a YouTuber to give commentary on, the Shenmue anime that is on Toonami, differences of electrical outlets in different parts of the world, video gaming talk, Dustin having the ability to watch whatever he wants to on physical media, coming back around to Sol Bianca, Discotek media releases, crazy girls online, how to promote 90’s nostalgia for GenZeerz, minor Chris Chan talk and a few more things.

(44:55 – 1:28:04) Review: Hathaway’s Flash – So far this is the best Gundam to happen to Gundam in a decade (minus Unicorn probably). For a film that came out last year that is adapting a book from 1989, both host find great promise in where this story is going to lead the viewer in the next two films. This gets into The Great Reset talk, politics in Gundam, an upcoming re-enactment of what Dustin believes Bright Noa is going to do to Hathaway, anime releases on Bluray, the world of Crowdfunding, Dustin first thoughts on Bean Bandit Kickstarter release, and much more.

(1:28:04 – 2:10:24) Review: The Book of Boba Fett – Both Dustin and Jonn were very impressed with the latest Filoni series by Disney+, and both go into detail on what they liked and didn’t like about the series that has been properly named The Mandalorian Season 2.5. This also gets into Star Wars canonical debates, general Star Wars talk, Dustin fouling up once again on who is going to win the Super Bowl, WILL THERE BE ANOTHER PODCAST WHEN WW3 STARTS?!?!, and much more.

 

Music Selection:

OP – It’s actually a pretty good Gundam…

ED – “I’m getting back my ‘vette, cuz im Boba da Fett!”

 

This show has:

40 years later…. and that barrier is still broken from Episode 1…

 

Please rescue license this anime Discotek…

What’s going to happen….?

…Absolutely nothing…

 


AoY Podcast #162 – No Time To Die Review


Also known as: “It’s practical joke, no Fauchi?”

And also: “Look, the Millennium Falcon go ‘buurrr'”

Download Episode HERE! (Total Time: 2:00:21)

 

 

After waiting for a long amount of time, Dustin and Jonn give their thoughts on the latest James Bond flick No Time To Die.

(0:00 – 1:20:10) Review: No Time To Die – After numerous delays due to the Covid and the unseen future of movie theaters for the past two years, both Dustin and Jonn get to see the last-for-certain-maybe flick of Daniel Craig as James Bond. Both had a great time with the film, and bring up many questions that the film laid out for the viewers with the biggest one: What will happen to James Bond in the future? This also goes into knife dealers at anime cons, the terribly comedic Leprechaun films, more Covid talk, Jonn seeing My Hero Academia in theaters, James Bond talk in general, Dustin winning Goldeneye on VHS in the 90’s, toxic comic culture, X-Men cartoon reboot, Star Wars, Adult Swim schedule talk and more.

(1:20:10 – 2:00:21) Closing Remarks: This was a majority of our thoughts on the at-then Rittenhouse trial and how our guess on what would happen were dead on. This gets into the death of Lowtax, Chris Chan talk and much more.

 

Music Selection:

OP – Adios, Mr. Bond…

ED – The Ballad of The Rittenhouse….

 

This show has:

Just think, there’s 8 movies of these in total…