Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #114 - Resident Evil

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #114 - Resident Evil

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) continue their Resident Evil trend as they discuss the first game in the series and its wild history between the multiple releases. We also discuss the game’s story, playing as beefy Chris Redfield, and taking care Chris.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #113 - Resident Evil: Vendetta

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #113 - Resident Evil: Vendetta

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) dive into the wild world of the CG animated Resident Evil films based off the video games as we watch the latest of those that takes place between Resident Evil 6 and 7. We discuss the wild, wild action in this film, Leon being sad, Chris being beefy, and the film fridging Rebecca.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #112 - Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #112 - Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) discuss an anime that AL got Jared to finally watch after having read the manga initially. We talk about the anime’s entire run thus far, what makes it fun and enjoyable, the joys of having adult characters, how it’s relatable, and the bummer of anime adaptations that barely touch upon a manga’s story.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #111 - Tales of Vesperia

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #111 - Tales of Vesperia

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) travel back to 2008 to talk about a JRPG that was a XBOX 360 exclusive for a long time until just recently. We discuss our initial time with the game, what’s new in the definitive edition, how one of the costumes made Jared be incredibly shocked, and how Patty is a great new addition to the game.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #110 - Is Manga Literature?: Critical Analysis of an Underdeveloped Medium

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #110 - Is Manga Literature?: Critical Analysis of an Underdeveloped Medium

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) celebrate Jared’s birthday by discussing his recent senior seminar project from college that he did where he created a course on manga. We talk about the structure of the course, how manga is treated in academia, what manga the course would use, and why a course such as this is important.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #109 - Pop Team Epic

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #109 - Pop Team Epic

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) finished watching Pop Team Epic back in September of last year, but there’s no better time than now to discuss the series. We talk about the anime’s run, our favorite gags and jokes, and how much we really want to see an actual version of Hoshiiro Girldrop.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #108 - The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #108 - The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) dove deep into a lengthy JRPG series in the Trails of Cold Steel games as we played through the first game. We talk about all the wild twists and turns and how much we ended up enjoying this game with it getting us very excited to play more of the series.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #107 - 2018 Game of the Year Awards

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #107 - 2018 Game of the Year Awards

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) have tallied everything up and are ready to present their Game of the Year awards! Who walks away as the Best Game of 2018? Who gets one of the coveted supplemental awards that we will give out? What’s our favorite anime of the year? These questions are all answered in our final episode of 2018.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #106 - Gundam Wing: Endless Waltz

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #106 - Gundam Wing: Endless Waltz

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) ring in the holidays with another anime film that takes place during Christmas in Gundam Wing: Endless Waltz. AL has never watched anything Gundam related so she went into this extremely confused and left extremely confused, but we discuss the film, Gundam Wing’s rise in North America, and some of the interesting marketing techniques for the series in Japan.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #105 - Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #105 - Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) are prepared for everyone to be here as we discuss the latest iteration of Smash Bros. We talk about what parts we enjoyed, what parts we absolutely did not enjoy [looking at you unlock system], and what’s up with World of Light.

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