Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #129 - JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable - Chapter 1

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #129 - JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable - Chapter 1

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) prepare themselves for their episode on Diamond Is Unbreakable as a whole by watching the live action film that covers the beginning. We discuss the differences, how JoJo is brought to life and how they utilize stands, our ideas if they ever do decide to make more movies in this series, and jojokes.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #128 - Orange (Live Action Film)

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #128 - Orange (Live Action Film)

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) return to the world of Orange to discuss the live action adaptation that predated the anime. We discuss the differences between this and the other forms the series has taken and how it is as an adaptation. [For more on the anime, check out Episode 85]

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #127 - Hi Score Girl

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #127 - Hi Score Girl

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) go back in time to the 90s and see what was happening with the Japanese arcade scene while discussing Hi Score Girl! We discuss the first season and the three bonus episodes that have aired already, all the different games that are featured in the show, and discuss what will happen in the second season later this year.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #126 - Love Live! Sunshine!! The School Idol Movie Over The Rainbow

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #126 - Love Live! Sunshine!! The School Idol Movie Over The Rainbow

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) discuss the finale of the Love Live Sunshine story as we talk about the film as a whole, what it means to the overall series, and how the film contrasts with the series. We also talk about the new song performances with how good they are and the growth of certain characters. Also there are of course spoilers.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #125 - Final Fantasy X

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #125 - Final Fantasy X

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) finally have a discussion that’s been years in the making. We finally talk about Final Fantasy X. After having an episode about its sequel two years ago, we come back to its predecessor since it has been released on new hardware. Plus, Jared has finally finished the game for the first time. We discuss specific characters, our thoughts on Tidus, that laughing scene, and whether Jared’s opinion has changed on the game since the X-2 episode.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #124 - Video Games & Adaptations

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #124 - Video Games & Adaptations

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) take things a little easier this week as we discuss the ins and outs of adaptations regarding video games. Whether it’s games becoming something else or other media becoming games, we talk about what makes them work, what doesn’t, and some of our favorites.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #123 - Zanki Zero: Last Beginning

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #123 - Zanki Zero: Last Beginning

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) have extended their lives and been reborn as they discuss the new game from some of the Danganronpa team in Zanki Zero. We discuss the parallels it shares with Danganronpa, the individual character stories themselves, whether parts of this game are actually needed.

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Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #122 - Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #122 - Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) go back to the start of the Ace Attorney series to take a look at the very first game. With it coming up on its 20th anniversary in two years, we discuss each case in the game, the origins of all these iconic characters, and whether or not you remember the DL-6 incident.

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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 #120 - Grab Bag (Captain Toad, Sailor Moon Games, Donkey Kong Country 2, K-ON! After School Live!)

Seasonal Anime Checkup OVA Episode #120 - Grab Bag (Captain Toad, Sailor Moon Games, Donkey Kong Country 2, K-ON! After School Live!)

Jared and Anne Ladyem (anneladyem.com) recently played through a wide variety of games while they hung out together, so they’re gonna talk about them! We discuss Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker, Sailor Moon, Sailor Moon R, Sailor Moon S: Jougai Rantou!? Shuyaku Soudatsusen, Sailor Moon Super S: Fuwa Fuwa Panic, Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy’s Kong Quest, K-ON! Houkago (After School) Live! HD Ver., and Jared briefly talks about Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice and AL talks a bit about The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel.

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