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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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Feb 18, 2017

In this special episode of the Crunchycast our host Victoria Holden (@sailorbee) is joined by good ol' Miles Thomas (@MilesExpress999) and Tiffany Chen (@lugiamania) to discuss the war stories in their personal journeys to bring Crunchyroll to where it is today! We couldn't have done it without you all so thank you so much and join us in a toast to the next BILLION!!!

 

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

 

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.

Feb 11, 2017

Welcome to the Crunchycast! This week Victoria is joined by Chastity Vicencio (@Chastity_V) and Alexa Corriea (@AlexaRayC) to celebrate V-Day. The ladies cover everything from best anime couples to why love sucks!!!! 

Feb 4, 2017

Welcome to the Crunchycast! This week Victoria is joined by Nick Robinson (@babylonian) and they discuss the hot new mobile app Fire Emblem Heroes. Nick's got some theories on a potential Switch port of Smash Bros and it's the funniest episode number we've done yet!

 

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

 

Victoria is posting videos on her YouTube channel.

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.

Jan 21, 2017

Welcome to the Crunchycast, this week we've got hot takes and hot mics (sorry about that!) We talk about Nintendo's announcement of over one million new Fire Emblem games and monsters big and small from Godzilla to Dragon maids. Our hosts also set their potty-mouths free so be prepared for some terrible language (also sorry about that!)

 

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

 

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.

Jan 14, 2017

In this episode Victoria is joined by none other than our very own Miles. We discuss the results of the Anime Awards as a hot topic and point of controversy(?!) How do you feel about the results? Also discussed is the new season of anime and which shows we think we'll stick with or stop watching FOREVER!

 

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

 

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.

Jan 7, 2017

Reina is off to a bad start this year as she has been sick but her Sims may be worse off under her reign! On a lighter note we started Akiba's Trip and it far surpassed our expectations!

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

 

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.

Dec 24, 2016

In this episode Reina and Victoria discuss Crunchyroll's first ever Anime Awards as well as the anime adaptation of Saint Seiya and the most tweeted animes of 2016! PLUS we destroy the set with christmas gifts that are too big for our tiny studio.

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

 

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.

Dec 18, 2016

In this episode Reina and Victoria discus their anime of the year choices, Dragon Ball Z fandom, and what shows you should recommend to friends looking to get into anime! Plus we discuss terrible people, are we some of them? YOU be the judge! Choose wisely.

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

 

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.

Dec 10, 2016

The infamous Evan Minto of Crunchycast FAME joins Victoria to talk about what he's been up to since he left the show, what anime he has in mind for his 2016 ANIME OF THE YEAR list and what shows he's looking forward to this Winter~ !!! Victoria and Evan are finally back together and it's as hilarious as ever. 

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.

Dec 3, 2016

This week, D.J. Kirkland is back to talk about Final Fantasy XV with Victoria!

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

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.

Nov 26, 2016

Tiffany joins Victoria and Miles this week to talk about new Funimation titles coming to Crunchyroll, Final Fantasy XV, the upcoming Snow Miku 2017 design, Tiffany’s epic struggle to bring a life-size Snorlax to the United States, and even more reactions to Yuri!!! on Ice — DAT KISS.

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

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.

 
Nov 20, 2016

DJ Kirkland joins Reina Scully (@ReinaScully) and Vicrtoria Holden (@sailorbee) to talk about the new, time-limited Evangelion XR ride (Victoria raps about it) and the exclusive Detective Conan Case Closed Escape Game at Universal Japan that Reina Scully is dying to try, Persona 5, Overwatch, and all their reactions to episode 7 of Yuri!!! on Ice. We love Victor!

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

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.

Nov 12, 2016

Reina Scully finally returns from Japan to talk about what Sonic the Hedgehog characters match Yuri!!! on ICE characters; her love of volleyball anime, Haikyu!!; limited edition Hatsune Miku figures; and much more on this week's Crunchycast!

 

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

 

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.

Nov 5, 2016

The Death Note version of that Pen Pineapple Apple Pen song is SCARY! RWBY Vol.4 is showing some changes. Miles is here to tell us how he broke down America's favorite anime series. Plus, Nate Ming shares his excitement for all of the video games coming out this holiday season!

Oct 29, 2016

Is Yuri!!! On Ice the anime of the fall season? Yuki Yuna is a Hero is getting a second season next year! And, Kyoto Animation is making an anime version of Ms. Kobayashi's Dragon Maid, instead of making more Violet Evergarden. Victoria, Miles, and Elliot discuss all this and more on Crunchycast.

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.

Oct 22, 2016

Alanah Pearce of IGN joins Victoria and Bill to talk about Nintendo's newly announce Switch console, Dragon Ball Super coming to Crunchyroll, and the hottest anime of the Fall, Yuri!!! On Ice!

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

 

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.

Oct 15, 2016

This week, Anthony Carboni joins the Crunchycast gang to celebrate Victoria's Birthday!!! In the news, Akiba Souken's Top 5 Summer Anime, RWBY, and Hatsune Miku VR Future Live is available. On our watch lists this week: Yuri!!! On ICE, Time Bokan 24, and Shin Godzilla.

 

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

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 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.

Oct 8, 2016

This week, the Crunchycast gang ranks their favorite Zelda games. In the news, Keijo!!!!!!!! says it's a serious sports drama, there's a Flying Witch ARG in Japan to promote anime tourism, and we talk about this week's anime Blu-ray top sellers.

On our watch lists this week are Yuri!!! On ICE, Izetta the Last Witch, and Natsume's Book of Friends.

All that plus answers to your anime-flavored questions in this episode of the Crunchycast.

Victoria is posting videos on her YouTube channel.

Reina has a YouTube Channel, too!

Elliot is @nameoftheyear. Miles is @milesexpress999

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.

Oct 1, 2016

This week, hosts Victoria Holden and Reina Scully are joined by special guest Harmony, our Crunchycast production assistant. In the news, we talk about the Crunchyroll Fall Rollout, a NEW GAME! art book, and a new Godzilla movie.

Victoria's started watching "The Ancient Magus' Bride" an anime that's been adapted from a manga. Part I is on Crunchyroll. Reina tells us what she thinks about the final episode of Mob Psycho 100. Harmony's been watching Orange, which also just wrapped up.

All that, plus answers to your burning anime questions!

Victoria is posting videos on her YouTube channel.

Reina has a YouTube Channel, too!

Harmony's on Twitter @harharharmony

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 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.

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