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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 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.

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