Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #121 - I Want To Eat Your Pancreas & Pop Team Epic Special

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #121 - I Want To Eat Your Pancreas & Pop Team Epic Special

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) have two completely different subjects to talk about this week. First, we discuss the light novel and manga of I Want To Eat Your Pancreas with how the two are different, the story and what’s good about it, and what scenes we’re looking forward to seeing in the movie. After that we dive into the Pop Team Epic special episodes that came out on April Fool’s Day which continue the ridiculousness of that series.

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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 #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 #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 #104 - The 2019 Preview

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #104 - The 2019 Preview

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) look ahead to the future (zura) and see what video games and anime that are coming out in 2019 they are excited about. We go through a lot of different games that have at least some form of release date or are rumored to come out in 2019 and also some anime that will come out next year as well. Like last year, we recorded this before the awards shows that happened this week so those announcements are not represented here.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #100 - Ranking The Last 99 Episodes

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #100 - Ranking The Last 99 Episodes

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) have reached 100 episodes of the Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA and decided that the only way to celebrate was to figure out what was the best out of all the anime, video games, and conceptual ideas we’ve had. So we did just that. It’s time to figure out what’s the best of the best and have some controversy along the way.

If you’d like to see our end results, click here to see the lists!

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #92 - A Place Further Than The Universe

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #92 - A Place Further Than The Universe

Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) and Jared discuss an anime from earlier this year with A Place Further Than The Universe. AL recently decided to watch it so we break down the show episode-by-episode and talk about what makes the series so good and especially episode 11.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #90 - Beyond the Boundary

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #90 - Beyond the Boundary

Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) and Jared talk about the 2013 hit in Beyond the Boundary/Kyoukai no Kanata! AL somehow forgot to mention that she was watching this to Jared until the very end, which led for a humorous exchange, but we discuss the happenings of the series and the sequel movie as well to see how good the action/romance series from Kyoto Animation is.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #88 - JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #88 - JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) return after a year to discuss part 3 of JoJo in Stardust Crusaders. We give a breakdown of what happens throughout the entirety of this portion of the series, our favorite and most hyped moments, the best new characters, and how good the Viz English dub is. 

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