Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #79 - E3 2018

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #79 - E3 2018

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) breakdown all the press conferences from this year's E3! From EA to Nintendo we talk about all the games that were said on any stage and give our reactions to them. We also discuss what games we are most looking forward to after a strange year of press conferences.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #78 - Code Realize OVA & 7'Scarlet

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #78 - Code Realize OVA & 7'Scarlet

Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) and Jared go back to the world of otome and double up on it! We discuss the recently released Code Realize OVA that is a brand new story following the conclusion of the anime. We also talk about the latest otome release on the Vita with 7'Scarlet and AL runs down the wild story. Finally, we wrap up the episode with some E3 2018 predictions, so you'll be able to hear how much we get right.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #77 - Persona 3 Dancing Moon Night, Persona 4 Dancing All Night, Persona 5 Dancing Star Night

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #77 - Persona 3 Dancing Moon Night, Persona 4 Dancing All Night, Persona 5 Dancing Star Night

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) put their dancing shoes on to discuss the 3 Persona dancing games. We talk about the latest releases with Persona 3 Dancing Moon Night and Persona 5 Dancing Star Night and what is new, the basis around the story mode replacement, and how the remixes are. Of course, it wouldn't be something Persona 5 related if Atlus didn't do something incredibly problematic, so we have to discuss that with regard to a certain group dance in the game. We also talk Persona 4 Dancing All Night since that has been given a PS4 port.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #76 - Hyrule Warriors Definitive Edition

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #76 - Hyrule Warriors Definitive Edition

Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) and Jared breakdown one of AL's two favorite franchises being smooshed together in The Legend of Zelda and Musou games. We talk about the story, the ways the game plays to the various games in the Zelda franchise, and some of the fun fan service. Time to mash the attack button and take down thousands of enemies.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #75 - Mass Effect: Andromeda & Final Fantasy XV

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #75 - Mass Effect: Andromeda & Final Fantasy XV

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) bring forth two games which can be seen to them as disappointing to infuriating. Jared talks about Mass Effect: Andromeda, the controversial latest entry in the Mass Effect franchise and how it maybe doesn't deserve all the flack it gets, but is disappointing. AL discusses Final Fantasy XV and how the game does not do anything to our notion that it is a bad game and left her feeling frustrated after finally getting through the entirety of the game.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #74 - The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #74 - The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask

Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) and Jared discuss yet another title in The Legend of Zelda series. We discuss how we feel about Majora's Mask, what we like and dislike about the game, whether it deserves the controversial stance it gets, and dunk hard on the Zelda timeline.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #73 - Psychedelica of the Black Butterfly & Yakuza 6

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #73 - Psychedelica of the Black Butterfly & Yakuza 6

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) finally have a chance to take a break so we dive into two games we played through recently. AL discusses the latest otome release and how ridiculous the story gets, which is in line with otome games. Jared talks about the rest of Yakuza 6 which has twists, turns, and beating people up. Both games sure get sad. Spoilers are abound for both so be careful!

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #72 - We Take Fun Seriously: The Creation of the Video Game Industry In the United States

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #72 - We Take Fun Seriously: The Creation of the Video Game Industry In the United States

Jared and Dr. Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) take a different direction this week as we go more academic and look at the history of video games in the United States. Based off of AL's dissertation (WHICH SHE PASSED!), we discuss the very beginning of the industry including the first games created, the formation of Atari, its acquisition by Warner, the downfall of Atari, and the revival of the industry thanks to Nintendo.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #71 - Your Name Manga

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #71 - Your Name Manga

Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) and Jared return to Your Name with a new format as they look at how the manga adaptation tells the story. We discuss the jump from film to manga, how the different medium approaches various scenes and the story as a whole, and whether or not the manga works with regards to the story.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #70 - FLCL

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #70 - FLCL

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) take it back to the turn of the 21st century with one of the more highly regarded shows of that era, FLCL. How is the show when coming at it for the very first time and rewatching it after its original US airing? Does the series holdup or is it a product of its time? These questions and more as we attempt to breakdown the show before the two sequel series coming later this year.

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