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Crunchycast

Crunchycast is the official podcast of Crunchyroll. Each week, we'll be bringing you the hottest news and perspectives on the world of anime. Join hosts Evan and Victoria as they delve into the best programming the web has to offer, explore pressing questions, and interview the anime community and industry's most compelling personalities.
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Sep 24, 2016

In this episode, Evan, Victoria and Reina talk about the latest goings on in the world of anime including the Ghost in the Shell live-action movie and KochiKame, a manga that’s been running for a record 40 years!

The gang talks about their thoughts on Mob Psycho 100 as it draws to a close.

All that plus answers to your burning questions.

We also say farewell to Evan in this episode, his last as co-host of the Crunchycast. Evan will be back on the show as a guest, so keep watching for more Victoria, Reina and Evan.

Follow Evan on Twitter: @vamptvo

Victoria is posting videos on her YouTube channel.

Reina has a YouTube Channel, too!

You can find more episodes of Crunchycast on Crunchyroll, YouTube, iTunes,Stitcher Radio, and our Libsyn page.

The Crunchycast is hosted by Victoria Holden and Reina Scully and recorded at Crunchyroll HQ. If you have any questions for our hosts, you can reach us at crunchycast@crunchyroll.com, or on Twitter at @SailorBee and @ReinaScully respectively.

Noah Hafford produced Crunchycast’s opening and ending music. You can find more of Noah’s music at his SoundCloud.

Sep 16, 2016

This week, Victoria and guest co-hosts, Reina Scully and Elliot Trinidad, talk about FUNimation teaming up with Crunchyroll, anime's best voice actors, and Reina’s translation of Oreca Battle. In the news, Pokemon has a mini-series on YouTube, New Game's next Hot Springs OVA episode, and the studio behind Re:Zero is producing a new Peace Maker Kurogane anime.

All that good stuff, plus answers to your burning questions.

Victoria is posting videos on her YouTube channel.

Reina has a YouTube Channel, too!

Follow Elliot on Twitter! He's @nameoftheyear

You can find more episodes of Crunchycast on Crunchyroll, YouTube, iTunes, Stitcher Radio, and our Libsyn page.

The Crunchycast is hosted by Victoria Holden and Reina Scully and recorded at Crunchyroll HQ. If you have any questions for our hosts, you can reach us at crunchycast@crunchyroll.com, or on Twitter at @SailorBee and @ReinaScully respectively.

Noah Hafford produced Crunchycast’s opening and ending music. You can find more of Noah’s music at his SoundCloud.

Sep 2, 2016
Victoria and Evan argue about their 50 favorite anime in this special 50th episode of Crunchyroll's official anime podcast, the Crunchycast!
 
For those curious to check out some of Victoria and Evan's favorites, here's the full list (in no particular order):
  1. Millennium Actress

  2. Evangelion

  3. Macross

  4. 5 Centimeters Per Second

  5. Dragon Ball Z

  6. FLCL

  7. Cowboy Bebop

  8. Kill la Kill

  9. Princess Tutu

  10. Naruto

  11. Sailor Moon

  12. Eureka Seven

  13. Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

  14. Escaflowne

  15. Daicon

  16. Space Battleship Yamato

  17. Mobile Suit Gundam

  18. Serial Experiments Lain

  19. Perfect Blue

  20. Paraonia Agent

  21. Rurouni Kenshin: Trust and Betrayal

  22. Birdy the Mighty: Decode

  23. Record of Lodoss War

  24. 3x3 Eyes

  25. Sorcerer Hunters

  26. Aura Battler Dubine

  27. Berserk TV (original)

  28. Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi

  29. Genshiken

  30. Fruits Basket

  31. Bokurano

  32. They Were Eleven

  33. Ah! My Goddess The Movie

  34. AnoHana

  35. Saint Seiya

  36. Magic Knight Rayearth

  37. Kino’s Journey

  38. Utena

  39. Wolf’s Rain

  40. Baccano!

  41. Zatch Bell

  42. Hare+Guu

  43. Fantastic Children

  44. Gargantia

  45. Spirited Away

  46. Princess Mononoke

  47. Nausicaa

  48. Only Yesterday

  49. Grave of the Fireflies

  50. The Animatrix
 
All that good stuff, plus answers to your burning questions.

Evan is writing for Ani-Gamers and Otaku USA.

Victoria is posting videos on her YouTube channel.

You can find more episode of Crunchycast on Crunchyroll, YouTube, iTunes, Stitcher Radio, and our Libsyn page.

The Crunchycast is hosted by Victoria Holden and Evan Minto and edited by Bill Zoeker. If you have any questions for our hosts, you can reach us at crunchycast@crunchyroll.com, or on Twitter at @SailorBee and @VamptVo respectively.

The opening and ending music in Crunchycast are produced by Noah Hafford, who can be found at his SoundCloud.

Aug 26, 2016
As the Summer anime season draws to a close, Victoria and Evan are talking about some of their favorite shows including Re:ZERO, Mob Psycho 100, New Game, and JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure.

In the news, Trigger’s mascots get animated in a 5th Anniversary Celebration sequence, which followed a Luluco marathon. Also, a new collectible card game is in the works called Astro Boy:Edge of Time, featuring characters created by Osamu Tezuka.f
 
All that good stuff, plus answers to your burning questions.

Evan is writing for Ani-Gamers and Otaku USA.

Victoria is posting videos on her YouTube channel.

You can find more episode of Crunchycast on Crunchyroll, YouTube, iTunes, Stitcher Radio, and our Libsyn page.

The Crunchycast is hosted by Victoria Holden and Evan Minto and edited by Bill Zoeker. If you have any questions for our hosts, you can reach us at crunchycast@crunchyroll.com, or on Twitter at @SailorBee and @VamptVo respectively.

The opening and ending music in Crunchycast are produced by Noah Hafford, who can be found at his SoundCloud.

Aug 19, 2016
This week, Evan is back from Otakon and ready to tell you and Victoria about all the great stuff he saw and did while he was there — including his favorite panels. Evan also started playing No Man’s Sky, find out what his impressions are.
 
In the news, “Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress” and “Macross Delta” are shaking up the Newtype anime magazine rankings. Also, “Turn A Gundam” is coming to Blu-ray thanks to Nozomi Entertainment. Watch for it in 2017.
All that, plus answers to the anime questions you guys sent in via email, on Twitter and Facebook!

Evan is writing for Ani-Gamers and Otaku USA.

Victoria is posting videos on her YouTube channel.

You can find more episode of Crunchycast on Crunchyroll, YouTube, iTunes, Stitcher Radio, and our Libsyn page.

The Crunchycast is hosted by Victoria Holden and Evan Minto and edited by Bill Zoeker. If you have any questions for our hosts, you can reach us at crunchycast@crunchyroll.com, or on Twitter at @SailorBee and @VamptVo respectively.

The opening and ending music in Crunchycast are produced by Noah Hafford, who can be found at his SoundCloud.

Aug 13, 2016

This week to talk about all the new anime they're watching including Bananya, Moyashimon, and the Thunderbolt Fantasy. In the news, "In this Corner of the World" gets a November release date and the new tropical island-themed Pokémon gets a new Meowth!

All that, plus answers to the anime questions you guys sent in via email, on Twitter and Facebook!

Evan is writing for Ani-Gamers and Otaku USA.

Victoria is posting videos on her YouTube channel.

You can find more episode of Crunchycast on Crunchyroll, YouTube, iTunes, Stitcher Radio, and our Libsyn page.

The Crunchycast is hosted by Victoria Holden and Evan Minto and edited by Bill Zoeker. If you have any questions for our hosts, you can reach us at crunchycast@crunchyroll.com, or on Twitter at @SailorBee and @VamptVo respectively.

The opening and ending music in Crunchycast are produced by Noah Hafford, who can be found at his SoundCloud.

Aug 9, 2016

Evan and Victoria are back together this week to talk about all the new anime they're watching including Love Live! Sunshine!!, Under the Dog and 91 Days. In the news, the ambitious fan project Moon Animate Make-up is back with another entire episode of Sailor Moon animated by over 300 different animators in various styles. Also, a dedicated fan has recreated the glider from Miyazaki's "Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind" and it really flies!

All that, plus answers to the anime questions you guys sent in via email, on Twitter and Facebook!

Evan is writing for Ani-Gamers and Otaku USA.

Victoria is posting videos on her YouTube channel.

You can find more episode of Crunchycast on Crunchyroll, YouTube, iTunes, Stitcher Radio, and our Libsyn page.

The Crunchycast is hosted by Victoria Holden and Evan Minto and edited by Bill Zoeker. If you have any questions for our hosts, you can reach us at crunchycast@crunchyroll.com, or on Twitter at @SailorBee and @VamptVo respectively.

The opening and ending music in Crunchycast are produced by Noah Hafford, who can be found at his SoundCloud.

Aug 3, 2016

This week, Victoria is joined by a very special guest co-host, Reina Scully. In this episode, they talk about the adorable new show Bananya, Reina’s translation of Akame ga Kill, and the Berserk episode guide available on Crunchyroll. In the news, New Game, the Time Bokan 24 reboot, and new Kirito Bedsheets were released!

Victoria is posting videos on her YouTube channel.

Follow Reina on Twitteron YouTube too!

You can find more episode of Crunchycast on Crunchyroll, YouTube, iTunes, Stitcher Radio, and our Libsyn page.

The Crunchycast is hosted by Victoria Holden and Evan Minto and edited by Bill Zoeker. If you have any questions for our hosts, you can reach us at crunchycast@crunchyroll.com, or on Twitter at @SailorBee and @VamptVo respectively.

The opening and ending music in Crunchycast are produced by Noah Hafford, who can be found at his SoundCloud.

Jul 21, 2016

This week, Evan, Miles and Nate talk about Mob Psycho 100, Re:ZERO, Pokemon Go and JRPGs. In the news, One Piece - Heart of Gold was finally released and the No Game, No Life movie was announced! 

One Piece Special

Evan is writing for Ani-Gamers and Otaku USA.

Victoria is posting videos on her YouTube channel.

You can find more episode of Crunchycast on Crunchyroll, YouTube, iTunes, Stitcher Radio, and our Libsyn page.

The Crunchycast is hosted by Victoria Holden and Evan Minto and edited by Bill Zoeker. If you have any questions for our hosts, you can reach us at crunchycast@crunchyroll.com, or on Twitter at @SailorBee and @VamptVo respectively.

The opening and ending music in Crunchycast are produced by Noah Hafford, who can be found at his SoundCloud.

Jul 7, 2016

This week, Evan and Victoria take Crunchycast on the road to Anime Expo in Los Angeles, California. This episode was recorded on stage for Anime Expo attendees.

In the news, we talk about One Punch Man coming to TV. Plus, Crunchyroll announces a huge batch of anime that we're bringing to DVD and Blu-ray with English dubs.

Evan's watching anime this week including Now and Then, Here and There. Victoria's watching the new season of Berserk on Crunchyroll and waiting to binge watch Kiznaiver.

All that plus, we're talking about our favorite things at Anime Expo (like interviewing Studio Trigger, playing Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 and the Berserk premiere event) and we answer our live audience's anime-flavored questions.

Evan is writing for Ani-Gamers and Otaku USA.

Victoria is posting videos on her YouTube channel.

You can find more episode of Crunchycast on Crunchyroll, YouTube, iTunes, Stitcher Radio, and our Libsyn page.

The Crunchycast is hosted by Victoria Holden and Evan Minto and edited by Bill Zoeker. If you have any questions for our hosts, you can reach us at crunchycast@crunchyroll.com, or on Twitter at @SailorBee and @VamptVo respectively.

The opening and ending music in Crunchycast are produced by Noah Hafford, who can be found at his SoundCloud.

Jun 18, 2016

This week, Evan and Victoria talk about The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, the latest episode of Space Patrol Luluco and Toradora. In the news, Sir Ian McKellen reads Archer's invocation from Fate/Stay Night, the most unpopular Pokemon launches a campaign to improve its image, and "your name" will have its world premiere at Anime Expo in Los Angeles.

All that plus answers to your anime questions!

Evan is writing for Ani-Gamers and Otaku USA.

Victoria is posting videos on her YouTube channel.

You can find more episode of Crunchycast on Crunchyroll, YouTube, iTunes, Stitcher Radio, and our Libsyn page.

The Crunchycast is hosted by Victoria Holden and Evan Minto and edited by Bill Zoeker. If you have any questions for our hosts, you can reach us at crunchycast@crunchyroll.com, or on Twitter at @SailorBee and @VamptVo respectively.

The opening and ending music in Crunchycast are produced by Noah Hafford, who can be found at his SoundCloud.

Jun 14, 2016

In this episode, Evan and Victoria talk about anime conventions like A-Kon, AnimeNEXT and Fanime. In the news, the Studio Ghibli co-founders Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata speak out about the role of an artist’s gender and what Studio Ghibli has in the works including Miyazaki’s first full CGI work.

Also this week, Evan and Victoria talk about some of the anime they’re watching including Bakuon and My Hero Academia.

Evan is writing for Ani-Gamers and Otaku USA.

Victoria is posting videos on her YouTube channel.

You can find more episode of Crunchycast on Crunchyroll, YouTube, iTunes, Stitcher Radio, and our Libsyn page.

The Crunchycast is hosted by Victoria Holden and Evan Minto and edited by Bill Zoeker. If you have any questions for our hosts, you can reach us at crunchycast@crunchyroll.com, or on Twitter at @SailorBee and @VamptVo respectively.

The opening and ending music in Crunchycast are produced by Noah Hafford, who can be found at his SoundCloud.

May 27, 2016

This week's episode was recorded live on Facebook Live. In this episode, Evan and Victoria are joined by Crunchyroll's resident Re:Zero expert, Miles Thomas. The news includes a poll of the worst starter Pokémon and the best Spring anime of 2016.

Throughout the show, we're answering live questions asked by viewers in the chat. All that, plus the gang talks about Re:Zero, one of the best shows of the current anime season. Evan's back on Full Metal Alchemist Brotherhood and Miles is watching Flying Witch.

Evan is writing for Ani-Gamers and Otaku USA.

Victoria is posting videos on her YouTube channel.

You can find more episode of Crunchycast on Crunchyroll, YouTube, iTunes, Stitcher Radio, and our Libsyn page.

The Crunchycast is hosted by Victoria Holden and Evan Minto and edited by Bill Zoeker. If you have any questions for our hosts, you can reach us at crunchycast@crunchyroll.com, or on Twitter at @SailorBee and @VamptVo respectively.

The opening and ending music in Crunchycast are produced by Noah Hafford, who can be found at his SoundCloud.

May 20, 2016
This week, Victoria and Evan bring you the latest anime news including Paramount Pictures surprise posting of a full-length movie, Millennium Actress to YouTube. Then, they dig into the latest episode of Kabaneri, Evan talks about the Sakuga MADs he's been watching on YouTube and fills you in on 20th Century Boys manga.
 
All that, plus answers to the questions you guys sent in and posted in the comments.

Evan is writing for Ani-Gamers and Otaku USA.

Victoria is posting videos on her YouTube channel.

You can find more episode of Crunchycast on Crunchyroll, YouTube, iTunes, Stitcher Radio, and our Libsyn page.

The Crunchycast is hosted by Victoria Holden and Evan Minto and edited by Bill Zoeker. If you have any questions for our hosts, you can reach us at crunchycast@crunchyroll.com, or on Twitter at @SailorBee and @VamptVo respectively.

The opening and ending music in Crunchycast are produced by Noah Hafford, who can be found at his SoundCloud.
May 13, 2016

This week’s Crunchycast was recorded live and streamed to Facebook Live! Every week, Crunchycast hosts Evan Minto and Victoria Holden bring you everything that’s going on in the world of anime. In the news we talk about the new starters coming to Pokemon Sun and Moon, an anime-themed coffin and a crazy detective drama that’s loosely based on characters from The Legend of Zelda.

Also in this episode, we talk about some of the anime we’ve been watching including Kabaneri, Space Patrol LULUCO, Twin Star Exorcists and Re:Zero.

All that, plus answers to the questions asked by our live viewers. For the full show notes, check out http://crunchyroll.libsyn.com!

Evan is writing for Ani-Gamers and Otaku USA.

Victoria is posting videos on her YouTube channel.

You can find more episode of Crunchycast on Crunchyroll, YouTube, iTunes, Stitcher Radio, and our Libsyn page.

The Crunchycast is hosted by Victoria Holden and Evan Minto and edited by Bill Zoeker. If you have any questions for our hosts, you can reach us at crunchycast@crunchyroll.com, or on Twitter at @SailorBee and @VamptVo respectively.

The opening and ending music in Crunchycast are produced by Noah Hafford, who can be found at his SoundCloud.

Apr 28, 2016

This week, Victoria and Evan talk about some of their favorite shows from the Spring 2016 anime season. Their favorites include SPACE PATROL LULUCO, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, Sailor Moon Crystal, and the new Teekyu Spin-off. Also, Evan's been checking out an anime from the seventies called Captain Harlock, which is available to stream on Crunchyroll. All that, plus Victoria talks about her trip to Japan and answers to your questions!

In the news:

You can watch the shows we talked about completely free on Crunchyroll!

Sailor Moon Crystal

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure

SPACE PATROL LULUCO

Captain Harlock

 

Your Questions:

  • Do the shows we have been waiting for this season have lived up to our expectations?
  • What kinds of things do we want to see from Japan that's not getting brought overseas? Radio shows?
  • If we could make any anime into an amusement park here in the states which would we choose.
  • What do we think about berserk being CGI?
  • What anime would you like to see as a stage play next? Gundam maybe???
  • What is the best way to network with people who work in anime at conventions?

Evan is writing for Ani-Gamers and Otaku USA.

Victoria is posting videos on her YouTube channel.

You can find more episode of Crunchycast on Crunchyroll, YouTube, iTunes, Stitcher Radio, and our Libsyn page.

The Crunchycast is hosted by Victoria Holden and Evan Minto and edited by Bill Zoeker. If you have any questions for our hosts, you can reach us at crunchycast@crunchyroll.com, or on Twitter at @SailorBee and @VamptVo respectively.

The opening and ending music in Crunchycast are produced by Noah Hafford, who can be found at his SoundCloud.

Apr 18, 2016

This week on the Crunchycast, host Evan Minto is joined on the big orange couch by Crunchyroll's Tiffany Chen and Nate Ming. After a brief intro to Tiffany's and Nate's roles at Crunchyroll, the gang talks about Twitter's crush on Ellen Baker, the super-kawaii Japanese text book english teacher. Also, Crunchyroll and KADOKAWA announce a strategic alliance that will bring even more must-watch anime to Crunchyroll subscribers. Then, Nate tells us about his visit to Bandai Namco's HQ. All that, plus KIZNAIVER, JOKER GAME and answers to your burning anime questions.

In the news:

The Crunchycast crew also tackles your questions including:

  • Which anime was it that got us into the anime world?
  • Does Crunchyroll get to screen an anime before purchasing the license?
  • Ghost in Shell TV vs Ghost in the Shell Oshii movies! FIGHT!
  • What is the most disgusting thing we have ever eaten?

Evan is writing for Ani-Gamers and Otaku USA.

Victoria is posting videos on her YouTube channel.

You can find more episode of Crunchycast on Crunchyroll, YouTube, iTunes, Stitcher Radio, and our Libsyn page.

The Crunchycast is hosted by Victoria Holden and Evan Minto and edited by Bill Zoeker. If you have any questions for our hosts, you can reach us at crunchycast@crunchyroll.com, or on Twitter at @SailorBee and @VamptVo respectively.

The opening and ending music in Crunchycast are produced by Noah Hafford, who can be found at his SoundCloud.

Apr 7, 2016

This week Evan Minto is joined by special guests from the Crunchyroll crew, Sam Wolfe and Danika Harrod. In this episode, we’re totally addicted to Miitomo, Nintendo’s first big entry in world of mobile apps and games. We also talk about the Spring anime season. The gang is watching SPACE PATROL LULUCO and loving it. We’re all looking forward to Joker Game. Evan has the new season of Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure on his watch list. All that, plus answers to your questions! For the full show notes, check out http://crunchyroll.libsyn.com!

In the news:

The Crunchycast crew also tackles your questions including:

  • Why is there a trend with terrible "boy enters magic school" anime lately?
  • What is our dream cute girls doing things show?
  • What are some of the best/worst Anime Fandoms?
  • Do we think turning anime or manga into giant multimedia franchises dilutes the quality of the work?
  • 3DS or PS Vita for gaming and more specifically for playing games related to anime or based off of anime?
  • How do we muster up the courage to ask someone out?

Evan is writing for Ani-Gamers and Otaku USA.

Victoria is posting videos on her YouTube channel.

You can find more episode of Crunchycast on Crunchyroll, YouTube, iTunes, Stitcher Radio, and our Libsyn page.

The Crunchycast is hosted by Victoria Holden and Evan Minto and edited by Bill Zoeker. If you have any questions for our hosts, you can reach us at crunchycast@crunchyroll.com, or on Twitter at @SailorBee and @VamptVo respectively.

The opening and ending music in Crunchycast are produced by Noah Hafford, who can be found at his SoundCloud.

Mar 24, 2016

This week we explain why we disappeared for two weeks -- time moves differently in Japan. Victoria’s headed to Anime Boston, where Crunchyroll is the presenting sponsor. If you’re a Crunchyroll Premiere member, pick up a Crunchyroll Premiere BADGE at the registration desk to get the VIP treatment at Anime Boston. Evan announces that Crunchyroll will be adding “JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable” to its Anime Simulcasts starting April 1st. Evan and Victoria are both playing Fire Emblem Fates. Find out who’s fighting for Nohr and who’s on Hoshido’s side. All that, plus answers to your questions!

In the news:

Evan and Victoria also tackle your questions including:

  • Why is Sasuke's mom so cute?
  • Of all the burgers in Anime, which one do we want to eat the most?
  • Takumi or Leo?
  • Would our parents presence at an anime con embarrass us? 

Evan is writing for Ani-Gamers and Otaku USA. 

Victoria is posting videos on her YouTube channel.

You can find more episode of Crunchycast on Crunchyroll, YouTube, iTunes, Stitcher Radio, and our Libsyn page.

The Crunchycast is hosted by Victoria Holden and Evan Minto and edited by Bill Zoeker. If you have any questions for our hosts, you can reach us at crunchycast@crunchyroll.com, or on Twitter at @SailorBee and @VamptVo respectively.

The opening and ending music in Crunchycast are produced by Noah Hafford, who can be found at his SoundCloud.

Mar 4, 2016

This week Victoria just started watching KONOSUBA, and one of the first scenes is a nod to video game preorder bonuses. We’re still watching ERASED and you should be too! Then, after you watch ERASED, you should watch ERASED: Group Watch, a Crunchyroll after-show for ERASED. It’s on Crunchyroll.com and YouTube so find it in those places! All that, plus the latest anime news and answers to your questions. For the full show notes, check out http://crunchyroll.libsyn.com!

In the news:

 Evan and Victoria also tackle your questions including:

  • What’s Victoria's favorite cosplay? 
  • Has anyone ever ran any pickup lines on us at a convention?
  • What is our favorite one-off/side story episode in an anime?
  • What's something that we are always ready to talk about but that no-one ever asks after?

 

Evan is writing for Ani-Gamers and Otaku USA.

Victoria is posting videos on her YouTube channel.

You can find more episode of Crunchycast on Crunchyroll, YouTube, iTunes, Stitcher Radio, and our Libsyn page.

The Crunchycast is hosted by Victoria Holden and Evan Minto and edited by Bill Zoeker. If you have any questions for our hosts, you can reach us at crunchycast@crunchyroll.com, or on Twitter at @SailorBee and @VamptVo respectively.

The opening and ending music in Crunchycast are produced by Noah Hafford, who can be found at his SoundCloud.

Feb 26, 2016

This week we talk about ERASED episode 7 putting the series back on track - and whether it ever really went off the track. Evan’s still talking about Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood. Victoria went to a game launch event held by NISA and had a blast. She may also have eaten a penguin. All that, plus Evan’s getting in line for RightStuf’s Discotek sale . Find out what’s in his cart AND answers to your anime and non-anime questions!

In the news:

Evan and Victoria also tackle your questions including:

  • What shows do we feel have gained momentum since the start?
  • What "otaku tour" would we want to go on to see the physical location drawn into an anime?
  • Are there any anime that got us interested in a new hobby?
  • Do we have any favorite artists (both anime and non)?
  • Shinichirô Watanabe is a great director. What is our favorite Shinichirô Watanabe anime?

Evan is writing for Ani-Gamers and Otaku USA.

Victoria is posting videos on her YouTube channel.

You can find more episode of Crunchycast on Crunchyroll, YouTube, iTunes, Stitcher Radio, and our Libsyn page.

The Crunchycast is hosted by Victoria Holden and Evan Minto and edited by Bill Zoeker. If you have any questions for our hosts, you can reach us at crunchycast@crunchyroll.com, or on Twitter at @SailorBee and @VamptVo respectively.

The opening and ending music in Crunchycast are produced by Noah Hafford, who can be found at his SoundCloud.

Feb 20, 2016

This week we talk about Evan possibly finishing Fire Emblem Awakening in time for the release of Fire Emblem Fates. We weigh in on the news that Astro Boy may get his own live-action movie. Plus, If you were planning on watching Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, better do it quick before FUNimation loses their license. All that, plus our thoughts on Katsucon 2016 AND answers to your anime and non-anime questions!

In the news:

 

Evan & Victoria also tackle your questions including:

  • What did we eat in DC at Katsucon?
  • What are our ethnographic observations on Undertale taking over the con scene this year?
  • Is there a con we have never been to before but would like to go?
  • Who are our favorite young up-and-coming directors?
  • What are our thoughts on Muco and dogs in general?
  • Have we ever had to awkwardly explain to a family/friend/significant other, that the anime you were watching wasn't what they thought it was?
  • What American cartoons would we want to get the anime treatment?
  • Is the iyami "sheee!" pose going to become the "dabbing" of 2016 like I hope it does?

Evan is writing for Ani-Gamers and Otaku USA.

Victoria is posting videos on her YouTube channel.

You can find more episode of Crunchycast on Crunchyroll, YouTube, iTunes, Stitcher Radio, and our Libsyn page.

The Crunchycast is hosted by Victoria Holden and Evan Minto and edited by Bill Zoeker. If you have any questions for our hosts, you can reach us at crunchycast@crunchyroll.com, or on Twitter at @SailorBee and @VamptVo respectively.

The opening and ending music in Crunchycast are produced by Noah Hafford, who can be found at his SoundCloud.

Feb 12, 2016

This week we talk about Myriad Colors Phantom World, why we like it and why people aren’t sticking around past episode 1. Also, we thought they were going to remove the magical petting mini-game from the western release of Fire Emblem Fates. But lucky for us, it’s still kinda there. All that, plus “Robot Carnival” with robot love stories AND answers to your burning anime-flavored questions!

In the news:

Evan, Victoria & Miranda also tackle your questions:

  • How much of your time is spent watching anime?
  • Do you have room in your hearts for new super robot anime?
  • What is something you would like to see change in the anime industry?
  • What are some older anime you think newer fans really ought to check out?

Evan is writing for Ani-Gamers and Otaku USA.

Victoria is posting videos on her YouTube channel.

You can find more episode of Crunchycast on Crunchyroll, YouTube, iTunes, Stitcher Radio, and our Libsyn page.

The Crunchycast is hosted by Victoria Holden and Evan Minto and edited by Bill Zoeker. If you have any questions for our hosts, you can reach us at crunchycast@crunchyroll.com, or on Twitter at @SailorBee and @VamptVo respectively.

The opening and ending music in Crunchycast are produced by Noah Hafford, who can be found at his SoundCloud.

Feb 5, 2016

Guest Miranda Sanchez (@HavokRose) from the IGN Anime Club Podcast joins Evan Minto and Victoria Holden in the Crunchycast Studio. This week, the gang discusses the Winter 2016 anime season. Miranda’s watching ERASED & Phantom World, a show that made Victoria cry. Evan’s on a Sherlock Holmes kick and Miranda’s obsessed with Genos (and Undertale) fan art.

Also in this episode:

  • Jellyfish (the band) and their connection to Puffy AmiYumi
  • Bayonetta
  • Lots of feels

In the news:

Kingdom Hearts megafan creates a custom made Oath Keeper engagement ring.

Fans start a Change.org petition to have Danny DeVito voice Pikachu in the recently announced Detective Pikachu game for the Nintendo 3DS. This Always Sunny/Pikachu mashup will make you a believer.

Evan, Victoria & Miranda also tackle your questions:

  • Jeff Hotnog (FB): What are you guys' favorite examples of videogames based off anime or favorite anime based off videogames?
  • @saintgabriel7: What are shows that you were into last season that you didn't keep up with? (Or want to marathon)
  • Preston Williams (FB): Shirobako, Bakuman, Shokugeki no Soma, Hikaru no Go: what profession do you want sensationalized in anime next?
  • @korradorra: Has there ever been a live action anime film you truly enjoyed and liked? Even if it wasn't "well made”.

Miranda hosts IGN Anime Club.

Evan is writing for Ani-Gamers and Otaku USA.

Victoria is posting videos on her YouTube channel.

You can find more episode of Crunchycast on Crunchyroll, YouTube, iTunes, Stitcher Radio, and our Libsyn page.

The Crunchycast is hosted by Victoria Holden and Evan Minto and edited by Bill Zoeker. If you have any questions for our hosts, you can reach us at crunchycast@crunchyroll.com, or on Twitter at @SailorBee and @VamptVo respectively.

The opening and ending music in Crunchycast are produced by Noah Hafford, who can be found at his SoundCloud.

Jan 30, 2016

On this week's Crunchycast, Victoria and Evan talk about some of the shows that are on their watch list including Dragon Half and Erased. In the news, they uncover the rumors surrounding a possible TV adaptation of Akira and consider the size of Kamen Rider's belt. All that, plus answers to your burning questions and more!

Show Notes

You can find more episodes of Crunchycast on Crunchyroll, YouTube, iTunes, Stitcher Radio, and our Libsyn page.

The Crunchycast is hosted by Victoria Holden and Evan Minto and edited by Bill Zoeker. If you have any questions for our hosts, you can reach us at crunchycast@crunchyroll.com, or on Twitter at @SailorBee and @VamptVo respectively.

The opening and ending music in Crunchycast are produced by Noah Hafford, who can be found at his SoundCloud.

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