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IGN Anime Club

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IGN Anime Club meets every week to talk about anime news, new and classic shows, cosplay, conventions, and more. At the end of every episode hosts Miranda, Alaina, and Meghan invite listeners to join them in watching and discussing a featured show.

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IGN Anime Club meets every week to talk about anime news, new and classic shows, cosplay, conventions, and more. At the end of every episode hosts Miranda, Alaina, and Meghan invite listeners to join them in watching and discussing a featured show.

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Love the show and I hope you can come back on a regular weekly schedule!

Great!

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Amazing podcast, love everyone one it!

iTunes Ratings

136 Ratings
Average Ratings
109
10
7
2
8

Great Show!

By BarbaricAlchemy - Apr 07 2017
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Love the show and I hope you can come back on a regular weekly schedule!

Great!

By Spellknight3264 - Jul 06 2016
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Amazing podcast, love everyone one it!

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IGN Anime Club

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IGN Anime Club meets every week to talk about anime news, new and classic shows, cosplay, conventions, and more. At the end of every episode hosts Miranda, Alaina, and Meghan invite listeners to join them in watching and discussing a featured show.

IGN Anime Club Episode 34 - Holiday Special

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Meghan is back! She joins Miranda and Kallie to discuss some of our most memorable holiday episodes, the best gifts to give to other anime fans, and anime you should watch with your family.

Shows in this episode: 

  • One-Punch Man
  • Comet Lucifer
  • Spice and Wolf
  • Haikyu
  • Beautiful Bones - Sakurako's Investigation
  • Nisekoi
  • My Love Story
  • Sailor Moon S: The Movie
  • Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood
  • Death Parade
  • Cowboy Bebop
  • Steins;Gate
  • Natsume's Book of Friends
  • Death Note
  • Fairy Tale
  • Black Butler
  • My Neighbor Totoro
  • Dragon Ball
  • Himouto! Umaru-chan
  • Yowamushi Pedal
  • Free
  • Sound! Euphonium
  • Pokemon
  • Gurren Lagann
  • SpongeBob SquarePants

Dec 16 2015

1hr 6mins

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IGN Anime Club Episode 78 - Winter 2017 Part 1

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Miranda, Meghan, and Mike are joined by IGN's Mitchell Saltzman to discuss Amazon's Anime Strike, new (and old!) anime movies in theaters, and what anime they've been watching from the winter 2017 season.

This week we discussed Kids on the Slope episodes 9 and 10 for the Watch Party. Head to the article page on IGN for this episode to vote for the next Watch Party series. Voting closes on Monday, January 30 at 3 PM PST.

Anime mentioned in this week's episode:

  • Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju
  • Konosuba - Gon's Blessing on this Wonderful World!
  • Higurashi When They Cry
  • Soul Eater
  • Fuuka!
  • Sailor Moon R: The Movie
  • One Piece Film: Gold
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions
  • Interviews with Monster Girls
  • Rewrite
  • Blue Exorcist
  • Blue Exorcist Kyoto Saga
  • ACCA: 13-Territory Inspection Dept.
  • Saga of Tanya the Evil
  • Patlabor
  • Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid
  • OneRoom
  • Gabriel DropOut
  • Piacevole
  • Suzuka
  • Bleach
  • Durarara!!
  • Kuromukuro
  • Robotech
  • Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress
  • Berserk
  • Neon Genesis Evangelion
  • Little Witch Academia
  • Hajime no Ippo
  • Kids on the Slope

Jan 25 2017

1hr 8mins

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IGN Anime Club Episode 48 - Anime Spring Season Off to a Heroic Start

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Kallie, MirandaMike, and Meghan discuss the start of anime's new spring season. Plus, New Day's amazing Dragon Ball Z entrance at WrestleMania, gorging on junk food while watching anime, and more!

Anime mentioned in this episode:

  • Final Fantasy XV: Kingsglaive
  • Brotherhood: Final Fantasy XV
  • Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju
  • Osomatsu
  • Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash
  • Erased
  • Haikyuu!
  • Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans
  • Dagashi Kashi
  • Dimension W
  • Space Patrol Luluco
  • Kumamiko
  • My Hero Academia
  • Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney
  • Re: ZERO - Starting Life in Another World
  • Bakuon
  • Endride
  • Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn RE: 0096
  • JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable
  • One-Punch Man
  • Yurikuma Arashi
  • K-On
  • School-Live
  • Gundam Wing
  • Shirobako

Apr 06 2016

1hr 11mins

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IGN Anime Club Episode 39 - Our Favorite Anime of 2015

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Bandai Namco joins IGN Anime Club to discuss their upcoming anime games and their favorite shows of 2015.

Anime mentioned in this episode:

  • Naruto
  • Naruto Shippuden
  • Digimon
  • Sword Art Online
  • One Piece
  • Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma
  • Yakitate!! Japan
  • Wakakozake
  • Himouto! Umaru-chan
  • Danganronpa: The Animation
  • Puella Magi Madoka Magica
  • One-Punch Man
  • Dragon Ball Z
  • Sailor Moon
  • School-Live!
  • Shirobako
  • Death Parade
  • God Eater

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Jan 27 2016

53mins

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IGN Anime Club Episode 76 - Kallie's Favorite Things

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Miranda, Kallie, Mike, and Meghan reunite to give Kallie a fun sendoff in her final episode as a host of IGN Anime Club. They discuss a few of Kallie's chosen topics, including anime murder mysteries, 2D versus 3D animation, and Pokemon.

In this week's Watch Party, the club discusses Kids on the Slope episodes 3 and 42 (available on Blu-ray, Crunchyroll, The Anime Network and Hulu). We'll be back in the first week of January to discuss episodes 5 and 8.

Anime mentioned in this week's episode:

  • Bungou Stray Dogs
  • Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans
  • Drifters
  • Kuromukuro
  • Vampire Knight
  • Magical Girl Raising Project
  • Flip Flappers
  • Himouto! Umaru-chan
  • Armitage III
  • My Hero Academia
  • Poco's Udon World
  • FLCL
  • Strike the Blood
  • FLCL
  • Toradora
  • March Comes in like a Lion
  • Kiss Him, Not Me
  • Yuri!!! On Ice
  • Keijo!!!!!!!!
  • Rampo Kitan: Game of laplace
  • Higurashi When They Cry
  • Erased
  • Psycho-Pass
  • Redline
  • Little Witch Academia
  • Sailor Moon
  • Sound! Euphonium
  • Pokemon
  • Kids on the Slope

Dec 14 2016

1hr 4mins

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IGN Anime Club Episode 37 - Winter 2016 Part 1

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Meghan, Kallie, and Miranda discuss 10 of the new anime from the winter season and wonder if it's possible to fall in love with statue idol men. It's a strange episode. Meghan also gives a great explanation of rakugo.

Anime mentioned in this episode:

  • Erased
  • Noragami
  • K-On!
  • Yowamushi Pedal
  • Free!
  • Sound! Euphonium
  • Your Lie in April
  • Makura no Danshi
  • Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju
  • Prince of Stride: Alternative
  • Haruchika
  • Sekko Boys
  • Myriad Colors Phantom World
  • Dagashi Kashi
  • Dimension W
  • Wakako Zake Live-Action
  • Ojisan and Marshmallow
  • Gurren Lagann

Jan 15 2016

52mins

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IGN Anime Club Episode 64 - Anime Worth Rewatching

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This week, the club discusses anime that improve upon a second viewing... and ones that maybe don't hold up that well.

Shows mentioned in this episode:

  • Re: Zero - Starting Life in Another World
  • Dragon Ball
  • Kuromukuro
  • JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable
  • Sweetness & Lightning
  • Handa-kun
  • Tanaka-kun Is Always Listless
  • Haven't You Heard? I'm Sakamoto
  • Berserk
  • Amanchu
  • Steins;Gate!
  • Puella Magi Madoka Magica
  • Haikyu!!
  • Cowboy Bebop
  • Hunter x Hunter
  • Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
  • Spice & Wolf
  • Attack on Titan
  • Digimon
  • Sailor Moon
  • Pokemon Generations
  • Psycho-Pass

Sep 14 2016

1hr 7mins

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IGN Anime Club Episode 50 - Is Amazon and Netflix Streaming Simulcast Anime a Good Thing?

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With Netflix picking up new anime and Amazon's launch of a standalone streaming subscriptionKallie, MirandaMike, and Meghan speculate what these services could do for the anime industry. The club also talks about the Netflix release of Ajin, and celebrate the 50th episode of IGN Anime Club.

Anime mentioned in this episode: 

  • Kiznaiver
  • Bungou Stray Dogs
  • Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress
  • Joker Game
  • Space Patrol Luluco
  • One-Punch Man
  • School-Live
  • Yurikuma Arashi
  • JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders
  • JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable
  • Kuromukuro
  • Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
  • The Seven Deadly Sins
  • Perfect Bones
  • Gurren Lagann
  • Re:Zero - Starting Life in Another World
  • Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion
  • Ajin: Demi-Human
  • My Hero Academia
  • Kill la Kill
  • Tanaka-kun is Always Listless
  • Shirobako

Apr 20 2016

1hr

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IGN Anime Club Episode 46 - Discussing Magical Girls with Nina Freeman

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Game designer Nina Freeman joins MirandaMikeMeghan and Kallie to talk about the magical girl genre. What qualifies girls who use magic as magical girls? Which have the best familiars? And, most importantly, what can we learn from the great shows in this genre? Remember, Homura did nothing wrong.

Anime mentioned in this week's episode:  

  • Sailor Moon
  • Digimon Adventure Tri
  • She and Her Cat
  • Only Yesterday
  • The Boy and the Beast
  • Psycho-Pass: The Movie
  • Beck: Mongolian Chop Squad
  • Nana
  • Erased
  • Peach Girl
  • Lovely Complex
  • Robot Carnival
  • Perfect Blue
  • Kamisama Kiss
  • Yamishibai: Japanese Ghost Stories
  • Wakakozake
  • Oruchuban Ebichu
  • Hamtaro
  • Konosuba: God's Blessing on this Wonderful World
  • Princess Tutu
  • Revolutionary Girl Utena
  • Puella Magi Madoka Magica
  • Himouto! Umaru-chan
  • Cardcaptor Sakura
  • Magic Knight Rayearth
  • Fairy Tail
  • Tokyo Mew Mew
  • Sailor Moon Crystal
  • Shirobako

Mar 16 2016

1hr 11mins

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IGN Anime Club Episode 42 - Anime Movies You Should Watch

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This week on IGN Anime Club Miranda, Meghan, and Mike discuss fantastic anime films outside of Studio Ghibli, including films from directors like Mamoru Hosoda, Satoshi Kon, and Makoto Shinkai. Plus, Miranda expresses her mixed feelings over Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash and the club gushes over Myriad Colors Phantom World.

Be sure to head over to the show's article on IGN for information about our latest contest.

Anime mentioned in this episode:

  • Prince of Stride: Alternative
  • Dimension W
  • Tokyo Ghoul
  • Patema Inverted
  • Myriad Colors Phantom World
  • Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash
  • 5 Centimeters Per Second
  • Only Yesterday
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! The Darkside of Dimensions
  • One Piece Film: Gold
  • The Boy and the Beast
  • Sekko Boys
  • Ghost in the Shell
  • Akira
  • Redline
  • Adolescence of Utena
  • Paprika
  • Millennium Actess
  • The Girl Who Leapt Through Time
  • Digimon: The Movie
  • Garden of Words
  • Voices of a Distant Star
  • Sailor Moon
  • One-Punch Man
  • One Piece
  • Gurren Lagann

Feb 19 2016

49mins

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IGN Anime Club Episode 74 - Leave Lelouch Alone

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This week MirandaKallie, and Mike are still a little weird from the holiday weekend, but manage to discuss some pretty big anime news (Code Geass and Cardcaptor Sakura are getting new seasons), a little bit about Pokemon Sun and Moon, what it means to be a big brother, stuffing, and the anime they think have some of the most satisfying endings.

In this week's Watch Party, the club discusses FLCL episodes 5 - 6. Next week we'll discuss Kids on the Slope episodes 1 - 2. 

Anime mentioned in this week's episode: 

  • Yuri!!! On ICE
  • Panty Stocking with Garterbelt
  • Magical Girl Raising Project
  • Over the Garden
  • Sound! Euphonium
  • Drifters
  • Brotherhood: Final Fantasy XV
  • Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV
  • Yuri!!! On Ice
  • Cardcaptor Sakura
  • Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion
  • Sailor Moon
  • Kill la Kill
  • Cowboy Bebop
  • Psycho-Pass
  • Death Note
  • Sailor Moon Crystal
  • Avatar: The Last Airbender
  • The Legend of Korra
  • Steins;Gate
  • First Love Monster
  • Puella Magi Madoka Magica
  • Shirobako
  • Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun
  • Gurren Lagann
  • Kids on the Slope
  • FLCL

Nov 30 2016

1hr 7mins

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IGN Anime Club Episode 73 - Anime Episodes We're Thankful For

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This week Miranda, Kallie, and Mike discuss Yuri on Ice episode 7 and the anime episodes that help shape our love for various anime series, genres, and characters. There's also a pretty long manga nostalgia rant. This episode does get into spoiler territory, but there are warning for each show before the crew discusses an episode.

Head over to the episode article on IGN to vote for the next Watch Party! IGN Anime Club discussed FLCL episodes 3 - 4 for this week's Watch Party.

Shows mentioned this episode: 

  • Yuri!!! On ICE
  • Poco's Udon World
  • Magical Girl Raising Project
  • Flip Flappers
  • Sweetness and Lightning
  • Haikyuu!!!
  • Bleach
  • Free: Eternal Summer
  • Yuri!!! On Ice
  • Food Wars
  • Kiss Him, Not Me
  • Toradora
  • Neon Genesis Evangelion
  • Mr. Osomatsu
  • Pokemon
  • Sailor Moon
  • Kill la Kill
  • Revolutionary Girl Utena
  • Shirobako
  • Puella Magi Madoka Magica
  • Naruto
  • One Piece
  • FLCL
  • The Ancient Magus' Bride (manga)
  • Dragon Ball (manga)
  • Shaman King (manga)
  • Ragnarok (manga)
  • Fruits Basket (manga)
  • DearS (manga)
  • Inuyasha (manga)
  • Vampire Knight (manga)

Nov 23 2016

1hr 10mins

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IGN Anime Club Episode 71 - Britney Spears Is a Weeaboo

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This week, KallieMike, and Meghan have a very eclectic chat about Dragon Ball, Kiss Him, Not Me, and... Britney Spears?!

Shows and manga mentioned on this episode:

  • FLCL
  • Dragon Ball (manga)
  • Dragon Ball Z
  • Dragon Ball Super
  • All Out!!
  • Tiger Mask W
  • Ultimate Muscle
  • Yuri!!! On ICE
  • Poco's Udon World
  • Haikyuu!!
  • Kiss Him, Not Me
  • Steins;Gate
  • Gurren Lagann
  • One Piece

Nov 09 2016

1hr 21mins

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IGN Anime Club Episode 41 - Love and Tragedy

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With Valentine's Day on the way, Miranda, Kallie, Meghan, and IGN's Mike Mamon discuss the best anime couples (spoiler warning!) and how you can add a little more anime to your Valentine's Day plans.

Anime mentioned in this episode:

  • Erased
  • Psycho-Pass
  • Evangelion 3.33
  • Hajime no Ippo
  • Kids on the Slope
  • Charlotte
  • Inuyasha
  • Hunter x Hunter
  • Death Parade
  • Gate
  • Haikyuu!
  • Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans
  • Sailor Moon
  • My Love Story
  • Toradora
  • Code Geass
  • Revolutionary Girl Utena
  • Fruits Basket
  • Dragon Ball Z
  • Spice and Wolf
  • Steins;Gate
  • Mobile Suit Gundam AGE
  • The Seven Deadly Sins
  • Sound! Euphonium
  • Pokemon
  • Gurren Lagann

Feb 10 2016

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IGN Anime Club Episode 58 - 16 Summer Anime and Counting

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This week Miranda, Kallie, Mike, and Meghan talk about 16 anime from the summer season, and get into a heated debate over anime burgers. If you're interested in voting for the next Watch Party show, be sure to head over to the IGN Anime Club Facebook group.

Anime mentioned in this episode:

  • Berserk
  • Sweetness and Lightning
  • Food Wars: The Second Plate
  • Bananya
  • Re: Zero - Starting Life in Another World
  • Orange
  • Kuromukuro
  • Mob Psycho 100
  • 91 Days
  • Days
  • JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable
  • Taboo Tattoo
  • Time Travel Girl
  • Amanchu
  • New Game
  • Magi: Adventure of Sinbad
  • Charlotte
  • Shirobako

Jul 20 2016

1hr 22mins

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IGN Anime Club Episode 43 - Hanging out With the Voice of Natsu

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Todd Haberkon (the voice of Fairy Tail's Natsu, D. Gray-man's Allen Walker, Sgt. Frog's Keroro) joins Miranda, Meghan, and Mike to discuss voice acting in anime and video games, the secret behind Keroro's leap, and why Todd Haberkorn got a Fairy Tail tattoo. Be sure to listen to the end of the episode to hear the winners of last week's Mamoru Hosoda contest. Thank you to everyone who entered!

Anime mentioned in this episode:

  • Dagashi Kashi
  • Fairy Tail
  • Sgt. Frog
  • Attack on Titan: Junior High
  • Guyver: The Bioboosted Armor
  • Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust
  • Chaos;Head
  • D. Gray-man

Feb 24 2016

47mins

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IGN Anime Club OVA 4 - Talking Anime and Final Fantasy With WWE's Xavier Woods

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On this very special episode of IGN Anime Club,  WWE superstar Xavier Woods joins MeghanMike, and Kallie to talk about the power of positivity, which anime characters would win in a fight, and what anime makes him feel good!

Shows mentioned in this episode:

  • Steven Universe (Western cartoon)
  • Case Closed
  • Kuroko’s Basketball
  • Haikyuu!!
  • Prince of Tennis
  • Hajime no Ippo
  • Ultimate Muscle
  • Yu Yu Hakusho
  • Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma
  • Gurren Lagann
  • One Piece
  • Bleach
  • Naruto
  • Dragon Ball Z
  • Slayers
  • Hunter x Hunter
  • One-Punch Man
  • Danganronpa
  • Sailor Moon
  • Mr. Osomatsu
  • Wakakozake
  • Panda-Z
  • Persona series (game)
  • Final Fantasy series (game)

Jun 07 2016

51mins

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IGN Anime Club Episode 38 - Winter 2016 Part 2

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Miranda, Meghan, and Kallie finish up their discussion of the new winter anime, and wonder which senpai will notice them in the new mobile game Notice Me Senpai.

Anime in this episode:

  • Aokana: Four Rhythm Across the Blue
  • BBK/BRNK
  • Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash
  • Please Tell Me! Galko Chan
  • Schwarzes Marken
  • Tabimachi Lateshow
  • Girls Beyond the Wasteland
  • Konosuba
  • Undefeated Bahamut Chronicle
  • Divine Gate
  • Valkyria Chronicles
  • Ouran High School Host Club
  • Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma
  • One-Punch Man
  • Erased
  • Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend
  • Gate
  • Steins;Gate
  • Active Raid
  • Gurren Lagann

Jan 21 2016

57mins

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IGN Anime Club Episode 69 - Fall 2016 Preview Part 2

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This week MirandaKallieMike, and Meghan discuss a few more shows from the fall season, including Flip Flappers, Yuri on Ice, and Keijo. We also talk about Dragon Ball Super finally making its way to the west, and give some love to the IGN Anime Club Facebook Group.

Anime mentioned in this episode:

  • Yuri!!! On ICE
  • Kiss Him, Not Me
  • Izetta: The Last Witch
  • Keijo!!!!!!!!
  • Drifters
  • Hellsing
  • Code Geass: Lelouche of the Rebellion
  • Dragon Ball Super
  • Erased
  • Orange
  • Blood Blockade Battlefront
  • March Comes in like a Lion
  • Poco's Udon World
  • Bloodivores
  • Girlish Number
  • Bungo Stray Dogs Season 2
  • Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans Season 2
  • Magical Girl Raising Project
  • Flip Flappers
  • Psycho-Pass

Oct 26 2016

1hr 21mins

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IGN Anime Club Episode 54 - Waifu, Husbandos, and Best Girls

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This week, MirandaKallieMeghan, and Mike talk about why it's not weird to have a waifu or husbando. We share our biggest crushes, debate this season's Best Girl, and discuss why there's no "Best Boy." Let us know who are your favorites!

Be sure to go to the article on IGN for this episode for details on the One Piece giveaway contest!

Shows mentioned in this episode:

  • One Piece
  • Tanaka-kun Is Always Listless
  • Eureka Seven
  • Death Note
  • Haven't You Heard? I'm Sakamoto
  • Space Patrol Luluco
  • Kill la Kill
  • Little Witch Academia
  • Kiznaiver
  • Flying Witch
  • Himouto! Umaru-chan
  • Gatchaman Crowds Insight
  • One-Punch Man
  • Slayers
  • Fate (series)
  • Gurren Lagann
  • Fruits Basket
  • Puella Magi Madoka Magica
  • Fullmetal Alchemist
  • Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress
  • Shirobako

May 25 2016

57mins

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Your Name Spoilercast - IGN Anime Club

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SPOILER WARNING! IGN Anime Club reconvenes to discuss one of the coolest anime films they've seen in awhile. Full spoilers for the movie (including commentary on the sub and dubbed version) are in this video. Be sure to let us know what you thought about the movie in the comments below.

Apr 13 2017

27mins

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IGN Anime Club Episode 82 - See You Space Cowboy

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Miranda, Meghan, Mike, and Mitchell talk about some personal topics and answer a ton of questions from fans. Though this is the last regular episode of IGN Anime Club, keep us on your feeds for spoilercasts, unboxings, and other content.

Shows mentioned in this episode: 

  • One Piece
  • Dragon Ball Super
  • Fuuka
  • Scum's Wish
  • ACCA: 13-Territory Inspection Dept.
  • Blue Exorcist
  • Death Parade
  • Case Closed
  • Yowamushi Pedal
  • Interviews with Monster Girls
  • Makura No Danshi
  • Konosuba
  • Re:Zero − Starting Life in Another World
  • Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle
  • Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood
  • Ranma ½
  • Dragon Half
  • Slayers
  • Project A-ko
  • Little Witch Academia
  • Bleach
  • Naruto
  • Sailor Moon
  • Code Geass
  • Escaflowne
  • Yotsuba&! (manga)
  • Pokemon
  • Himouto! Umaru-chan
  • Yuri!!! On Ice
  • Polar Bear Cafe
  • Rumbling Hearts
  • Abunai Sisters
  • Dragon Ball Z
  • Inuyasha
  • Cardcaptor Sakura
  • Higurashi When They Cry
  • Cowboy Bebop
  • Durarara
  • Berserk
  • Kill la Kill
  • Hunter x Hunter
  • Michiko & Hatchin
  • Neon Genesis Evangelion
  • Macross
  • Ghost in the Shell
  • Haikyuu!
  • Vampire Knight
  • Kamfer
  • Dimension W
  • Digimon
  • Yu-Gi-Oh!
  • Your Lie in April
  • Grave of the Fireflies
  • Toradora!

Mar 08 2017

1hr 5mins

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IGN Anime Club Episode 81 - LeSean Thomas on Making Anime

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Special guest LeSean Thomas (Legend of Korra, Cannon Busters, Children of Ether) joins Miranda, Meghan, Mike, and Mitchell to discuss his past projects, what it's like to work in animation, and his thoughts on diversity in the animation industry. We skipped the Watch Party this week (sorry!), but tune in next episode for our continued discussion of Toradora. 

Anime mentioned this week:

  • Cannon Busters
  • Yuri!!! On Ice
  • My Hero Academia
  • One-Punch Man
  • Attack on Titan
  • Space Dandy
  • The Heroic Legend of Arslan
  • Kill la Kill
  • Blue Exorcist Kyoto Saga
  • My Love Story
  • Scum's Wish
  • Interviews with Monster Girls
  • Saga of Tanya the Evil
  • Dragon Ball Super
  • Michiko & Hatchin
  • Death Note
  • Gatchaman Crowds
  • Cowboy Bebop
  • Samurai Champloo
  • Terror in Resonance
  • Macross Plus
  • Kids on the Slope
  • JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
  • Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid
  • Fullmetal Alchemist
  • Photon: The Idiot Adventures
  • Saber Marionette R

Feb 15 2017

1hr 12mins

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IGN Anime Club Episode 80 - Unconventional Anime Romance

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MirandaMike and new host Mitchell get in the romantic spirit by discussing their favorite anime ships and unconventional romances. The group also talks about some issues with the Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid dub and kicks off the new Watch Party with Toradora episodes 1 and 2. Next week we'll have special guest LeSean Thomas on the show.

Anime mentioned this week: 

  • Yu-Gi-Oh!
  • Scum's Wish
  • Fuuka
  • March Comes in Like a Lion
  • Konosuba
  • Dragon Ball Super
  • Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid
  • JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
  • JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable
  • Akiba's Trip The Animation
  • All Out!!
  • Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans
  • One Piece
  • Monster
  • Shimoneta
  • Kill la Kill
  • Saga of Tanya the Evil
  • Days
  • Durarara
  • Code Geas: Lelouch of the Rebellion
  • School Rumble
  • Fairy Tail
  • Tanaka-kun Is Always Listless
  • Bleach
  • Pokemon
  • Toradora

Feb 08 2017

1hr 8mins

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IGN Anime Club Episode 79 - Winter 2017 Part 2

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Miranda, Meghan, and Mike talk about Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links, Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions and a slew of other new winter anime including Scum's Wish and Saga of Tanya the Evil.

This week's Watch Party featured Kids on the Slope Episodes 11 and 12. Next week we're starting a new Watch Party for Toradora. 

Anime mentioned this week:

  • Descending Stories: Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju
  • Yu-Gi-Oh!
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions
  • Scum's Wish
  • Granblue Fantasy The Animation
  • Fairy Tail
  • Flying Witch
  • Fuuka
  • JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
  • Yowamushi Pedal New Generation
  • Minami Kamakura High School Girls Cycling Club
  • Hand Shakers
  • Masamune-kun's Revenge
  • ACCA: 13-Territory Inspection Dept.
  • Saga of Tanya the Evil
  • Kids on the Slope
  • Toradora

Feb 01 2017

1hr 19mins

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IGN Anime Club Episode 78 - Winter 2017 Part 1

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Miranda, Meghan, and Mike are joined by IGN's Mitchell Saltzman to discuss Amazon's Anime Strike, new (and old!) anime movies in theaters, and what anime they've been watching from the winter 2017 season.

This week we discussed Kids on the Slope episodes 9 and 10 for the Watch Party. Head to the article page on IGN for this episode to vote for the next Watch Party series. Voting closes on Monday, January 30 at 3 PM PST.

Anime mentioned in this week's episode:

  • Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju
  • Konosuba - Gon's Blessing on this Wonderful World!
  • Higurashi When They Cry
  • Soul Eater
  • Fuuka!
  • Sailor Moon R: The Movie
  • One Piece Film: Gold
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions
  • Interviews with Monster Girls
  • Rewrite
  • Blue Exorcist
  • Blue Exorcist Kyoto Saga
  • ACCA: 13-Territory Inspection Dept.
  • Saga of Tanya the Evil
  • Patlabor
  • Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid
  • OneRoom
  • Gabriel DropOut
  • Piacevole
  • Suzuka
  • Bleach
  • Durarara!!
  • Kuromukuro
  • Robotech
  • Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress
  • Berserk
  • Neon Genesis Evangelion
  • Little Witch Academia
  • Hajime no Ippo
  • Kids on the Slope

Jan 25 2017

1hr 8mins

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IGN Anime Club Episode 77 - Our Favorite Anime from 2016

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The crew is back with guest Mitchell Saltzman to discuss their favorite anime from the fall season and their top three anime from 2016. Be sure to check out IGN's Best of 2016 awards to see which anime won IGN's Best Anime Series award and Best Opening award.

In this week's Watch Party, the club discusses Kids on the Slope episodes 5 to 8 (available on Blu-ray, Crunchyroll, The Anime Network and Hulu). We'll be back next week to discuss episodes 9 and 10.

Anime mentioned in this episode:

  • Yuri!!! On Ice
  • Erased
  • Re:Zero - Starting Life in Another World
  • Izetta: The Last Witch
  • Flip Flappers
  • Magical Girl Raising Project
  • Poco's Udon World
  • JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable
  • Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans
  • Drifters
  • Mob Psycho 100
  • Re:Zero - Starting Life in Another World
  • My Hero Academia
  • Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju
  • Amanchu
  • Konosuba
  • Higurashi When They Cry
  • Soul Eater
  • Hajime no Ippo
  • Kids on the Slope

Jan 11 2017

1hr 12mins

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IGN Anime Club Episode 76 - Kallie's Favorite Things

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Miranda, Kallie, Mike, and Meghan reunite to give Kallie a fun sendoff in her final episode as a host of IGN Anime Club. They discuss a few of Kallie's chosen topics, including anime murder mysteries, 2D versus 3D animation, and Pokemon.

In this week's Watch Party, the club discusses Kids on the Slope episodes 3 and 42 (available on Blu-ray, Crunchyroll, The Anime Network and Hulu). We'll be back in the first week of January to discuss episodes 5 and 8.

Anime mentioned in this week's episode:

  • Bungou Stray Dogs
  • Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans
  • Drifters
  • Kuromukuro
  • Vampire Knight
  • Magical Girl Raising Project
  • Flip Flappers
  • Himouto! Umaru-chan
  • Armitage III
  • My Hero Academia
  • Poco's Udon World
  • FLCL
  • Strike the Blood
  • FLCL
  • Toradora
  • March Comes in like a Lion
  • Kiss Him, Not Me
  • Yuri!!! On Ice
  • Keijo!!!!!!!!
  • Rampo Kitan: Game of laplace
  • Higurashi When They Cry
  • Erased
  • Psycho-Pass
  • Redline
  • Little Witch Academia
  • Sailor Moon
  • Sound! Euphonium
  • Pokemon
  • Kids on the Slope

Dec 14 2016

1hr 4mins

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IGN Anime Club Episode 75 - Our Least Favorite Anime Endings

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This week, the Club discusses anime that ended badly - and which ones need another season or just to quit while they were ahead.

Shows mentioned in this episode: 

  • God Eater 
  • Brotherhood: Final Fantasy XV
  • Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV
  • Summer Wars
  • All Out!
  • Yuri!!! On Ice
  • Marvel Disk Wars: The Avengers
  • Amanchu
  • Days
  • Hajime No Ippo 
  • Hunter X Hunter
  • Air Gear
  • Erased
  • Death Note
  • Gangsta
  • Berserk (1997)
  • Kids on the Slope

Dec 07 2016

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IGN Anime Club Episode 74 - Leave Lelouch Alone

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This week MirandaKallie, and Mike are still a little weird from the holiday weekend, but manage to discuss some pretty big anime news (Code Geass and Cardcaptor Sakura are getting new seasons), a little bit about Pokemon Sun and Moon, what it means to be a big brother, stuffing, and the anime they think have some of the most satisfying endings.

In this week's Watch Party, the club discusses FLCL episodes 5 - 6. Next week we'll discuss Kids on the Slope episodes 1 - 2. 

Anime mentioned in this week's episode: 

  • Yuri!!! On ICE
  • Panty Stocking with Garterbelt
  • Magical Girl Raising Project
  • Over the Garden
  • Sound! Euphonium
  • Drifters
  • Brotherhood: Final Fantasy XV
  • Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV
  • Yuri!!! On Ice
  • Cardcaptor Sakura
  • Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion
  • Sailor Moon
  • Kill la Kill
  • Cowboy Bebop
  • Psycho-Pass
  • Death Note
  • Sailor Moon Crystal
  • Avatar: The Last Airbender
  • The Legend of Korra
  • Steins;Gate
  • First Love Monster
  • Puella Magi Madoka Magica
  • Shirobako
  • Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun
  • Gurren Lagann
  • Kids on the Slope
  • FLCL

Nov 30 2016

1hr 7mins

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IGN Anime Club Episode 73 - Anime Episodes We're Thankful For

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This week Miranda, Kallie, and Mike discuss Yuri on Ice episode 7 and the anime episodes that help shape our love for various anime series, genres, and characters. There's also a pretty long manga nostalgia rant. This episode does get into spoiler territory, but there are warning for each show before the crew discusses an episode.

Head over to the episode article on IGN to vote for the next Watch Party! IGN Anime Club discussed FLCL episodes 3 - 4 for this week's Watch Party.

Shows mentioned this episode: 

  • Yuri!!! On ICE
  • Poco's Udon World
  • Magical Girl Raising Project
  • Flip Flappers
  • Sweetness and Lightning
  • Haikyuu!!!
  • Bleach
  • Free: Eternal Summer
  • Yuri!!! On Ice
  • Food Wars
  • Kiss Him, Not Me
  • Toradora
  • Neon Genesis Evangelion
  • Mr. Osomatsu
  • Pokemon
  • Sailor Moon
  • Kill la Kill
  • Revolutionary Girl Utena
  • Shirobako
  • Puella Magi Madoka Magica
  • Naruto
  • One Piece
  • FLCL
  • The Ancient Magus' Bride (manga)
  • Dragon Ball (manga)
  • Shaman King (manga)
  • Ragnarok (manga)
  • Fruits Basket (manga)
  • DearS (manga)
  • Inuyasha (manga)
  • Vampire Knight (manga)

Nov 23 2016

1hr 10mins

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IGN Anime Club Episode 72 - What We Want From Dragon Ball Super

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IGN Anime Club and special guest Brian Malkiewicz talk about all things Dragon Ball Super as well as the Ghost in the Shell news from Tokyo.

Nov 16 2016

40mins

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IGN Anime Club Episode 71 - Britney Spears Is a Weeaboo

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This week, KallieMike, and Meghan have a very eclectic chat about Dragon Ball, Kiss Him, Not Me, and... Britney Spears?!

Shows and manga mentioned on this episode:

  • FLCL
  • Dragon Ball (manga)
  • Dragon Ball Z
  • Dragon Ball Super
  • All Out!!
  • Tiger Mask W
  • Ultimate Muscle
  • Yuri!!! On ICE
  • Poco's Udon World
  • Haikyuu!!
  • Kiss Him, Not Me
  • Steins;Gate
  • Gurren Lagann
  • One Piece

Nov 09 2016

1hr 21mins

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IGN Anime Club Episode 70 - Bunny Ears and Horror Manga

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This week  MirandaKallieMike, and Meghan are joined by IGN's Chloi Rad to talk about some of the creepiest horror anime. For more on horror manga, be sure to check out Chloi's 7 Scary Horror Manga to Read for Halloween. Head over to the show's article on IGN to vote for the next Watch Party!

Shows, manga, and games discussed this week:

  • Yuri!!! On ICE
  • Magical Girl Raising Project
  • Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans
  • Paranoia Agent
  • Ashita no Joe
  • Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma
  • Berserk
  • Mob Psycho 100
  • Dragon Ball (manga)
  • Fragments of Horror (manga)
  • Pet Shop of Horrors (manga)
  • Domu: A Child's Dream (manga)
  • Dragon Ball Super
  • Yamishibai
  • Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion
  • Monster (manga)
  • Gyo (manga)
  • The Drifting Classroom (manga)
  • Yume Nikki (game)
  • Yomawari: Night Alone (game)
  • Psycho-Pass

Nov 02 2016

1hr 2mins

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IGN Anime Club Episode 69 - Fall 2016 Preview Part 2

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This week MirandaKallieMike, and Meghan discuss a few more shows from the fall season, including Flip Flappers, Yuri on Ice, and Keijo. We also talk about Dragon Ball Super finally making its way to the west, and give some love to the IGN Anime Club Facebook Group.

Anime mentioned in this episode:

  • Yuri!!! On ICE
  • Kiss Him, Not Me
  • Izetta: The Last Witch
  • Keijo!!!!!!!!
  • Drifters
  • Hellsing
  • Code Geass: Lelouche of the Rebellion
  • Dragon Ball Super
  • Erased
  • Orange
  • Blood Blockade Battlefront
  • March Comes in like a Lion
  • Poco's Udon World
  • Bloodivores
  • Girlish Number
  • Bungo Stray Dogs Season 2
  • Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans Season 2
  • Magical Girl Raising Project
  • Flip Flappers
  • Psycho-Pass

Oct 26 2016

1hr 21mins

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IGN Anime Club Episode 68 - Fall 2016 Preview, Part 1

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This week on IGN Anime Club, KallieMike, and a new guest, IGN's Mitchell Saltzman, go over the new fall shows they're watching and which are their favorites so far.

Shows mentioned in this episode:

  • Yuri!!! On ICE
  • Kiss Him, Not Me
  • All Out!!
  • Days
  • Tiger Mask W
  • Izetta: The Last Witch
  • Keijo
  • Drifters
  • Hellsing
  • Monster Hunter Stories: Ride On
  • The Ancient Magus' Bride
  • WWW.WAGNARIA!!
  • Psycho-Pass

Oct 12 2016

1hr 2mins

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IGN Anime Club Episode 67 - Games We Never Want to Be Trapped In

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This week on IGN Anime Club, Stephen Akana from Bandai Namco joins Miranda, Mike, and Meghan to discuss Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization. The group also shares which fantasy worlds they never, ever (ever!) want to be trapped in, and which shows do the whole "stuck in a video game" trope right.

Shows we mentioned this week: 

Sword Art Online Digimon Overlord .Hack Log Horizon Re:Zero -Starting Life in Another World KonoSuba: God's Blessing on This Wonderful World Gundam D. Gray-man Hallow Berserk Tiger Mask W Noragami JoJo's Bizzare Adventure Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash Attack on Titan Ace Combat Accel World No Game No Life Rokka: Braves of the Six Flowers

Oct 05 2016

48mins

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IGN Anime Club Episode 66 - Our Favorite Anime of Summer 2016

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This week on IGN Anime Club, KallieMike, and Meghan discuss which summer shows they'll miss most and which of the upcoming fall anime they can't wait to see.

Shows mentioned in this episode:

  • My Love Story!!
  • One Piece
  • Dragon Ball (manga)
  • Re: Zero - Starting Life in Another World
  • Food Wars: The Second Plate
  • Mob Psycho 100
  • One-Punch Man
  • Amanchu
  • JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable
  • Berserk
  • Tiger Mask W
  • Haikyuu!!
  • All Out!!
  • Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans
  • Sound! Euphonium
  • Fune wo Amu (dictionary anime)
  • Psycho-Pass

Sep 30 2016

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IGN Anime Club Episode 65 - Tokyo Game Show 2016

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Miranda, MikeMeghan, and James talk about the announcements from Tokyo Game Show, maid cafes, illegal football moves, and the new Ghost in the Shell footage. Plus, Miranda unboxes some of her new collectibles from Japan. Be sure to check out the IGN Anime Club Episode 65 article on ign.com to see our gallery of the maid cafe!

Anime mentioned in this episode: 

  • Re: Zero - Starting Life in Another World
  • Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex
  • Ghost in the Shell Movie
  • Orange
  • Mob Psycho 100
  • Ajin
  • 91 Days
  • Amanchu
  • Love Live! Sunshine!!
  • B-Project
  • Ghost in the Shell: Arise
  • Berserk
  • Dragon Ball
  • Parasyte - The Maxim
  • Psycho-Pass

Sep 23 2016

1hr 8mins

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IGN Anime Club Episode 64 - Anime Worth Rewatching

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This week, the club discusses anime that improve upon a second viewing... and ones that maybe don't hold up that well.

Shows mentioned in this episode:

  • Re: Zero - Starting Life in Another World
  • Dragon Ball
  • Kuromukuro
  • JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable
  • Sweetness & Lightning
  • Handa-kun
  • Tanaka-kun Is Always Listless
  • Haven't You Heard? I'm Sakamoto
  • Berserk
  • Amanchu
  • Steins;Gate!
  • Puella Magi Madoka Magica
  • Haikyu!!
  • Cowboy Bebop
  • Hunter x Hunter
  • Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
  • Spice & Wolf
  • Attack on Titan
  • Digimon
  • Sailor Moon
  • Pokemon Generations
  • Psycho-Pass

Sep 14 2016

1hr 7mins

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