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 #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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