Zigg looks back on a year that soared and stumbled in equal measure, and picks out the stories that shone the brightest.
Like many people, this year has been rather busy for me for a variety of reasons both personal and practical. So rather than my usual arbitrary awards show with bespoke categories, I’ll just be going through all the anime I watched in 2020 in chronological order and giving each one the words I think they deserve, for either good or ill.
The crew tries to savor the last moments of talking about good anime before going into the Summer season.
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.
In a world devoid of music and under constant attack by monstrous creatures known as the Earless, Echo Rec is a boy who makes his living as a junk collector in his small town. One day, he stumbles upon a mysterious girl with an audio input jack on her body and no memories of her past. Turns out she possesses the rare ability of a Player, an individual capable of controlling mechs called Equipment. The two embark on a journey of self discovery.
The crew looks at the notable, for better or worse, anime coming up next season.