AoY Podcast #161 – Con Report 2021 (AWA 2021 / Arizona Toy Con)
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.
OP – Future seems to express how I treat such mask policies…
ED – The number one song on iTunes, or was…
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
AoY Podcast #159 – Neon Genesis Evangelion 3.0+1.0 Review / The End of ChrisChangelion Special
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!
OP – Metaphorically and literally speaking…
ED1 – The End of one Merge and the beginning of another…
ED2 – Congrats to the Ecuadorian Gold Medalists of Tokyo 2020
This show has:
AoY Podcast #154 – End of the Year SuperPod!! (WW84, Mandalorian, Video Games Review)
Also known as: “What’s the worst thing to end 2020? The Cyberpunk 2077 release or the election results?”
And also: “The Wookie porn is coming up, oh boy!”
Download Episode Here: (Total Time: 5:47:42)
It’s the last show of the year and of the decade, and it comes out hours before the ball drops into 2021! It’s a 3-in-1 bundle of episodes since the first two were supposed to come out during Christmas (which didn’t happen). Now you can enjoy listening to them at your lame New Years Eve party or getting over a hangover on New Years Day!
(0:00 – 1:59:20) ACT 1 – Our Gaming Episode that didn’t make it out in time for ThanksGaming – The excuse for our ThanksGaming and not having one was reasons of not having the time to do it. But hey, Dustin and Jonn talk about a plethora of games that came out in 2020 like Cyberpunk 2077, Mario 3D All Stars, Star Wars Squadrons, Final Fantasy 7 Remake and a few others. This also includes side banter and closing remarks talk of Peter Fay tweets, surviving Atlanta the night Biden got elected on the news, election results talk, Baked Alaska arrest and the world around streams and the IP2 community, RIP Shoutouts to Alex Trebek, Sean Connery to name a few that have passed away, and much more!
(1:59:20 – 3:42:22) ACT 2 – Our annual Star Wars something review of The Mandalorian Season 2 – Because of the entertainment empire of Disney and their golden calf of Star Wars titles to make, Dustin and Jonn go over the Mandalorian series and hit up more on the Star Wars universe. This also gets into a rant on Anita Sarkeesian, remembering when the Bleach fandom had their online meltdown, RIP Boba Fett actor Jeremy Bolloch and Goku voice actor Kirby Marrow, classic film talk such as Gone With The Wind and Metropolis, comedians, Sealab 2021, the upcoming Star Wars series from Disney, how Mega64 makes far superior Evangelion content, Dustin and hosting his AWA panel online (you can find that here on this Google Drive file because I’d rather not put on Youtube in fear of copyright, so enjoy! – Dustin) and much more!
(3:42:22 – 5:47:42) FINAL ACT – A somewhat review of Wonder Woman 84 with a platter of a bunch of nerd ramblings – Dustin, Jonn and Daft come on the mic to give their thoughts on the latest Wonder Woman film, but in reality like 30 or so minutes was spent talking about that movie while they would rather talk about anything and everything else that sidetracked the conversation. Included in this dish is sports talk, live action shows we were watching, Jonn and Daft trash on Looney Tunes Rabbit Run, how the 80’s have warn out its welcome in media, 90’s nostalgia, cartoon remake talks, comics, how it is watching Marvel films with your parents, the Christmas gifts we got this year, Daft explains Section 230 to Dustin, and much more! There’s also a zinger about some dumb 90’s show called Van Pires that Daft wants to review, which that’s something to look forward too!
OP – We fondly remember thee 2020…
Interlude 1 – Afroman gets no love during Christmas dawg!
Interlude 2 – Santa Claus didn’t die for your sins…
ED – Don’t we all feel the same about this year…
This episode has:
The one skit that pissed off Dustin mom…
Yea Evangelion 4.0 just isn’t gonna be that good….
“If Boba Fett wasn’t dead before, he sure as hell is now…” – Jerry from The Eltingville Club
One of the best Disney shorts…
AoY Podcast #148 – A Somewhat X-Men: Dark Phoenix Review
Also known as: “She was doing the horizontal mambo with Alabama darkside snake?”
And also: “Its Time To C-C-C-CU-CU-C-C-CUMMM!!!
Download Episode HERE! (Total Time: 02:18:18)
If you guys thought that COVID-19 would silence us, think again! We’re a little late but no big deal. Dustin and Jonn are joined by the great Mass-Hole himself Daft to talk about X-Men: Dark Phoenix and a ton more stuff…
(0:00 -22:45) Preshow Jibber Jabber – Dustin and Daft catch up on talking about stuff before Jonn hops on the call. This includes topics such as artists at anime cons, where to get sweet anime T Shirts, toy talk regarding Daft Punk figures, Evangelion pops and the James Bond figure Dustin got a while ago.
(22:45 – 02:18:18) X-Men: “Up-In-The-Air” Dark Phoenix Review talk – This is just one giant blender of different topics that contains a hint of X-Men: Dark Phoenix. We all do talk about that film, but its in between the Star Wars Episode 9 thoughts, incest undertones in Star Wars, READING OUT LISTENER FANMAIL!, the cancellation of Interspecies Reviewers anime by Funimation, Star Trek talk, comic book/movie/Kevin Smith talk, Peter Fay tweets and RIP to Kobe Bryant and Kirk Douglas of of course much more.
OP – To be a true Phoenix, you must be Made of Fire!
ED – Worst or Greatest Trailer song to a CGI Hedgehog movie…
This show has:
AoY Podcast #144 – Hunter x Hunter Review / Extended Closing Remarks
This show has: “There’s a character on this video game with the username ‘Nigg,’ and that sorta sounds like ‘Ging’.”
And also: “Anything that is created by the Ottoman Empire you stay far away from that!”
Download Episode HERE! (Total Time: 3:28:02)
In this episode, our listeners will be treated to us talking about a completed Shonen Jump series (the anime version that is) where we review Hunter x Hunter.
(0:00 – 1:00:00) Review: Hunter x Hunter (2011) – This recently concluded on Toonami, which prompts Dustin and Jonn to talk about what they remember, going back 3 or so years its been on TV in the states. This also includes our RIP shoutouts to Rutger Hauer and his filmography, how The FP is the Greatest Movie Ever!, and Yuu Yuu Hakusho discussion.
(1:00:00 – 1:37:55) Closing Remarks Take One – This was broken up into two sections due to time constraints, but this is really a hidden extended closing remarks segment of a show this go around. Topics for this part include the recent El Paso shooting, Christianity, The importance of SexEd, women sports and Dustin getting kicked from that CN Reborn discord server (link to goodies found here that we’ll cover in the next episode).
(1:37:55 – 3:28:02) Closing Remarks Take Two – This continues onto our coverage about the reported deposition from Vic Mignogna, our current thoughts on #KickVic, more Christianity talk (thanks to this nifty PregarU video), Jonn throws down the politics discussion from the Democratic Debates, the latest Evangelion Zine that Dustin almost was part of (you can read his rough draft here), how Vice is full of crap, and much more in this episode.
OP: A story about finding your father, that took way too long…
ED1: The theme of victory from being banned once more…
ED2: Many hipster tears went into this Evangelion fanzine…
This show has:
One of Rutger Hauer best roles… ok, one of many (but you know this is the true best movie ever made).
A must see movie of the decade… before it ends…