Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) talk about the 2005 hit Shadow of the Colossus thanks to the recently released remake. We discuss whether or not the game lives up to the enormous hype that has been built around it, what this release means for remakes and game preservation, how it is to play the game in 2018, and figuring out how to keep expectations in check.Read More
Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) and Jared switch up the podcast from what we normally talk about and instead discuss a Korean drama. We talk about the show itself, what makes it so good, the drama and comedy aspects, and how it differentiates itself from other Korean dramas. Jared talks about his first experience with a Korean drama and AL gives her opinion on why this is one of her favorites.Read More
CONTENT WARNING: This episode contains discussions of suicide, self-mutilation/self-harm, and disturbing themes. Listener discretion is advised.
Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) have a few games to talk about so they bring out the grab bag once again to discuss four different games. Jared brings Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth - Hacker's Memory and Dragonball FighterZ, two very recent releases to the episode to discuss. AL has the Friends to the End DLC for Shantae 1/2 Genie Hero and Doki Doki Literature Club!. There are spoilers for each game so be careful if you are still playing a certain game we discuss this week.Read More
Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) discuss an anime from 2016 and a currently ongoing manga in ReLIFE. We discuss each episode, talk about the manga up to where the anime concludes, and discuss a certain change between the anime and manga. AL talks about the dub and what she liked about it. We also talk about the ways the series pulls off being non-traditional in terms of the formats it uses for the anime and manga.Read More
Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) and Jared head back to the early 2000s to talk about one of CLAMP's hits in Chobits. AL has been a fan for years and Jared has now watched the show for the first time. We discuss various themes of the show and how it is surprising with its twists and turns that subvert the viewer's expectations. Make sure to get excited about checking email.Read More