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Anime News Network's ANNCast

ANNCast is the official weekly podcast from Anime News Network, the internet's most trusted anime news source since 1998. Hosted by ANN's senior staff (each with over a decade in the business), the show is a laid-back, fun and frank discussion about Japanese animation, its audience and its industry -- often revealing secrets about how things really work. Guests include prominent figures in both the business of anime and the fan community.

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The ANN Aftershow - Return of the Titans

Lynzee, Jacki, and James dive into the newest season of Attack on Titan! What is Eren's end game? Is he lying to everyone about sterilizing the Eldians? Is Levi still alive? Also, the biological processes of Titans are confusing!

1hr 4mins

18 Jan 2022

Rank #1

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The ANN Aftershow - Jujutsu Kaisen 0 Dominates the Box Office

Lynzee and James return from holiday festivities to discuss JJK 0's explosive theatrical premiere, what Hayao Miyazaki looks like in 3D, ODDTAXI's latest development and the new episodes of Demon Slayer and Ranking of Kings!

1hr 5mins

28 Dec 2021

Rank #2

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The ANN Aftershow - Shonen Jumpin' for Joy

Lynzee and James run down all the exciting announcements from Shonen Jump Fest, the shocking news about the Please Tell Me, Galko-chan creator, and the big demon reveals in this week's Demon Slayer episode!

1hr 7mins

22 Dec 2021

Rank #3

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The ANN Aftershow - See You Later, Space Cowboy!

James and Lynzee bid farewell to the maligned Cowboy Bebop live-action series as well as the original's beloved writer Keiko Nobumoto. Also get up to date on the latest episodes of Demon Slayer and Ranking of Kings, right here!


14 Dec 2021

Rank #4

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The ANN Aftershow - Heading to Demon Slayer's Red Light District

Lynzee Loveridge and James Beckett are sentenced for anime crimes at Green Dolphin Prison. Find out why the latest entry in JoJo's Bizarre Adventure is changing things up for the better. Also, after months of waiting, it's finally time to kick off the new arc of Demon Slayer which will see our young heroes integrating into the Red Light District to fight new demons!

1hr 7mins

7 Dec 2021

Rank #5

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The ANN Aftershow - Futuristic Catastrophes

Lynzee and James discuss Adult Swim's new Blade Runner: Black Lotus, the early review for Netflix's Cowboy Bebop, and 'daddy juice' which only makes sense if you watched last week's Ranking of Kings!

1hr 3mins

16 Nov 2021

Rank #6

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The ANN Aftershow - Art School Drama Memories

Lynzee and James relive the horrors of art school with a discussion of Netflix's Blue Period! Also: get up to date on the latest episodes of Ranking of Kings and the big cliffhanger.


9 Nov 2021

Rank #7

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The ANN Aftershow - Why The Ranking of Kings is Heading to the Top

James, Jacki, and Lynzee discuss two series with completely different settings and characters but with one common thread. Also: SPY x FAMILY is getting an anime FINALLY and SAO: Progressive is starting to look really promising!

1hr 15mins

6 Nov 2021

Rank #8

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The ANN Aftershow - Is Jujutsu Kaisen Better than Demon Slayer?

Lynzee and Jacki welcome back James to check in on how Mugen Train is going in its new format -- is it worth stretching out for eight whole weeks? Also: Irina: The Vampire Cosmonaut, takt. op Destiny, Fruit of Evolution, and The Faraway Paladin!


26 Oct 2021

Rank #9

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The ANN Aftershow - What're You Watching Right Now?

Lynzee and Jacki surf through anime limbo in search of this season's big hit. Also, what the hell is going on in Platinum End? Is takt.op Destiny awesome or boring? Is Ranking of Kings the fantasy epic we've been waiting for?


20 Oct 2021

Rank #10