Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #119 - Devil May Cry 5

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #119 - Devil May Cry 5

Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) and Jared played through the wild and wacky Devil May Cry 5 which was Jared’s first real experience with the main series, while AL has been playing these games from the start. We also discuss William Blake poetry, the amazing previz cutscenes, and the bonkers story.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #118 - resident evil 4

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #118 - resident evil 4

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) podcast for the first time in person and continue the Resident Evil train as Jared played through RE4 for the very first time. We discuss the game, how it feels playing it today compared to in 2005, the claims of it being one of the best games ever made, QTEs, the wonders of escorting Ashley, and what happens when kitties fight.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #117 - Persona Music Madness

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #117 - Persona Music Madness

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) return with more madness in the month of March as we now try to figure out what is the best song throughout all of the Persona games. We’ve gathered 64 songs across every game and debate which one will be the scientifically best song through our various criteria for what makes these songs good.

If you want to fill out your own bracket, go here: https://challonge.com/im6t2jkv (as a heads up, double or triple check that your bracket goes through as we’ve had some issues from some people with regards to this fact.)

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #116 - Resident Evil 2

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #116 - Resident Evil 2

Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) and Jared run through the wild history of Resident Evil 2 as AL recently played through the Resident Evil 2 remake! We discuss the new upgrades and features, Mr. X gon give it to ya, Steve the zombie, and Leon ‘98.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #115 - Code: Realize ~Wintertide Miracles~

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #115 - Code: Realize ~Wintertide Miracles~

Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) and Jared return to the world of Code: Realize to see how this series is going to wrap up with the final fan disc. We discuss the newest route, some Christmas dates, making a Romanticism era otome game, and how good Sisi dressed up as a reindeer is.

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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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