The summer season of anime has finally come to an end, but before we move on to new content, let’s wrap things up the only way AniTAY knows how: with our final thoughts (hot takes) on all our favorite and least favorite series!

This episode’s members: hybridmink, Requiem, DocKev, and…


It’s that time of the (upcoming) season again: the AniTAY season preview podcast! Join us as we go through the list of anime scheduled for the fall 2021 anime season. If you want to follow along, go to anichart.net, make sure your browser is set to “English titles,” and sort…


The new Neon Genesis Evangelion movie is out, and local expert DocKev (and those other guys) is here to give his final verdict. Also on the docket for today’s episode: The Shirobako movie, The Duke of Death and His Maid, global anime sales, and… anime in Scotland?? What could that…


“It’s a slow season,” they said. “Not that many good anime right now,” they said. …


The cart is before the horse. The cows have pulled a prodigal son on us. Pigs have flown. I am speaking, of course, of Sony’s recent purchase of Crunchyroll, which effectively cements their monopoly on anime streaming in the United States (to say nothing of our wayward Canadian brothers). …


Summer is here, and so is the latest episode of the AniTAY Podcast! Today, we give some more of our early thoughts on the new summer 2021 anime season, with just a pinch of salt and a dash of hot takes.

This episode’s members: hybridmink, Requiem, DocKev, Raitzeno

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The summer 2021 anime season has gotten the ball rolling with tons of premieres. But which shows are worth watching, and which ones are definitely, definitely not? It’s ultimately up to you, but before you decide for yourself, the AniTAY crew is here to provide our unsolicited advice. …


“What does it mean to be myself?” Ryuta Shibuya asks viewers of Barakamon. The entire band suddenly goes silent; it’s only the first line of the anime’s opening theme, but even the vocalist struggles to provide an answer. He isn’t the only one wondering, though: Seishu Handa struggles with the…


With another season of anime right on the horizon, your favorite authors and Requiem are here to give our wild predictions. The catch? None of us have any idea what we are talking about (except for our source material-reader Raitzeno, of course). How many of our predictions will prove true…


Just when you thought this was an anime podcast, we bring you breaking news from Japan: Hiroyuki Sawano’s next concert will be available online!! Also, something about marijuana? Can’t be too important. Let’s talk about Full Dive: This Ultimate Next-Gen Full Dive RPG Is Even Shittier than Real Life! instead…

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Co-Editor in Chief of AniTAY and Coordinator for International Relations in Hokkaido, Japan. Degrees in History and Japanese Lang & Lit. Overly enthusiastic.

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