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Crunchycast

Welcome to the official Crunchyroll Podcast, CrunchyCast! 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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Crunchycast Ep. 68 - Fire Emblem, Godzilla, Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid

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.

37mins

21 Jan 2017

Rank #1

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Crunchycast Ep. 69 - Fire Emblem Heroes, Smash Bros, My Hero Academia

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.

27mins

4 Feb 2017

Rank #2

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Crunchycast Ep. 67 - The Anime Awards, P.A. Works, Winter Anime Season

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.

32mins

14 Jan 2017

Rank #3

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Spirited Away, Iconic Anime Couples, His and Cute High Earth Defense Club LOVE! | Crunchycast Ep. 70

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!!!! 

26mins

11 Feb 2017

Rank #4

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Crunchycast Ep. 72 - Resident Evil VII, Zelda, ACCA: 13-Territory Inspection Dept.

In this week's Crunchycast Victoria (@sailorbee) is joined by Reina Scully (@reinascully) and Elliot Trinidad (@nameoftheyear) to discuss the hottest cereal mascot, Elliot's discovery of an ancient technological treasure known to some today as "the PS4" and Resident Evil VII! But enough about us what's up with you? Doin' okay? Been watching much anime lately? I realize it might be somebody's birthday out there so hey, happy birthday! I hope it's a great one. Take care everyone and have a nice weekend :) 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.

29mins

25 Feb 2017

Rank #5

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Crunchycast Ep. 73 - Voice Behind Noctis Talks FFXV & Anime!

In this week's Crunchycast Victoria (@sailorbee) and Reina Scully (@reinascully) are joined by Ray Chase (@raychase) to discuss all things Final Fantasy and voice acting! Tune in to hear behind the scenes intel on Noctis and co. as well as Ray's roles in some of our favorite 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! 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.

32mins

4 Mar 2017

Rank #6

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Crunchycast Ep. 71 - Special THANKS A MILLION Episode!

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.

30mins

18 Feb 2017

Rank #7

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Crunchycast Ep. 66 - Akiba's Trip, The New Year, and Torturing Sims

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.

29mins

7 Jan 2017

Rank #8

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Crunchycast Ep. 65 - The Anime Awards, Saint Seiya, Christmas Gifts

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.

27mins

24 Dec 2016

Rank #9

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Crunchycast Ep. 64 - My Hero Academia, Dragon Ball Z, Re:Zero

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.

31mins

18 Dec 2016

Rank #10

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Crunchycast Ep. 63 - Yuri!!! On ICE, And Yet the Town Moves, and EVAN!

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.

33mins

10 Dec 2016

Rank #11

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Crunchycast Ep. 62 - Final Fantasy XV, Final Fantasy XV, FINAL FANTASY XV!!

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.

33mins

3 Dec 2016

Rank #12

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Crunchycast Ep. 61 - New Funimation Titles, Final Fantasy XV, and a LIFE-SIZE SNORLAX.

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.

42mins

26 Nov 2016

Rank #13

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Crunchycast: Yuri!!! on Ice Episode 7, Persona 5, Overwatch, & Universal Japan!

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.

40mins

20 Nov 2016

Rank #14

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Crunchycast Ep. 59 - Sonic Characters in Yuri On Ice?! & Reina is Back!!!

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.

51mins

12 Nov 2016

Rank #15

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Crunchycast: Ep58 - Death Note Pineapple Pen and RWBY Vol. 4

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!

42mins

5 Nov 2016

Rank #16

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Crunchycast Ep. 57 - Yuri on Ice, Yuki Yuna, and Kyoto Animation

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.

35mins

29 Oct 2016

Rank #17

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Crunchycast Ep. 56 Nintendo Switch & Dragon Ball Super w/ Alanah Pearce!

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.

37mins

22 Oct 2016

Rank #18

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Crunchycast Ep. 55 - Anthony Carboni is here! Victoria's Birthday!! Yuri on Ice and Hatsune Miku VR

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.

52mins

15 Oct 2016

Rank #19

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Zelda Games Ranked, PLUS Keijo!, Yuri!!! on Ice and Izetta Premiere - Ep 54

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.

40mins

8 Oct 2016

Rank #20