Anime is back with a full roster of shows for the Fall 2020 season, but do any of them look good? You’ll just have to listen and find out.
Luchador Gran faces off against Titan in a pro-wrestling match. Djeeta has entered Albion Academy and can’t help falling for Katalina-senpai, like literally every other member of the cast.
Coming down the home stretch of a weird season with show ending at odd times, we wrap up Great Pretender (for now), Gundam Build Divers Re:Rise, and Kamen Rider Zero-One.
We talk anime business with the sale of Crunchyroll and the death of KissAnime, then on to our usual batch of Summer shows.
We check out the return(s) of Millionaire Detective – Balance: UNLIMITED and Appare Ranman, then talk about the other shows this season we have somehow convinced ourselves to keep watching.
A global pandemic is ravaging mankind and world leaders have failed to stop it… and in this anime, a virus that turns people into monsters is ravaging mankind and world leaders have failed to stop it. A samurai and a ninja from the edo period are transported to the present day and join a team of researchers trying to stop the virus.
Definitely not sponsored by Crunchyroll
Shinichi Sakurai enters college and discovers his high school underclassmen named Uzaki is attending the same school. After observing Sakurai for a full year, Uzaki decides he’s too much of a loner and is determined to pull him out of his shell.
Facing extinction at the hands (claws?) of the Gadoll, mankind has found safety inside the mobile fortress called “Deca-Dence”. A young girl named Natsume is locked into career of maintaining the ship, but her true desire is to be a solider fighting the Gadoll.
The crew tries to savor the last moments of talking about good anime before going into the Summer season.
We suffer through the small group of new shows airing next season so that you don’t have to.
On a serious note, we share a few words of support for Black Lives Matter and the ongoing protests. Then we try and get back to talking anime, including a surprise new contender for best show of the season.
After our usual anime recap, we take a deep, deep dive into BNA: Brand New Animal and the current state of Trigger.
Jel plays Sakura Wars and catches up on BNA with mixed results, and we touch base on all our shows that are surprisingly still airing.
The crew discusses the impact of COVID-19 on the anime industry and catches up on shows we’re watching, while we still can…
In one of our longest episodes ever, the crew tries to tackle all the notable shows from the Spring 2020 season.
A girl named Kokkoro is sent to awaken and serve a sleeping hero, who has forgotten his past. They encounter a girl they call Pecorine (who is I’m assuming is a princess), and the trio head toward Pecorine’s homeland.
After a nasty fall, spoiled child Katarina Claes suddenly remembers her past life: she was a teenage otaku and the world she lives in resembles “Fortune Lover”, a visual novel game she played before she died. To make matters worse, she realizes she has been reincarnated as the game’s antagonist that meets a terrible end in every route. Can her extensive knowledge of the game help change her fate or will it only make things worse?
Fresh off splitting with her ex-boyfriend, Minare Koda goes off on a drunken rant to a total stranger at a bar. And so begins her career in… radio?
Winter 2020 was alright? The crew gives final thoughts on Keep Your Hands of Eizouken, Dorohedoro, and all the other shows we’ve been watching.