Episode 46: Are Ya Winnin', Son?
Digimon Tamers Episodes 2 - 4. Join us on our foray into the early chapters of Digimon Tamers and get acquainted with the season’s new friends, new foes, and everyone else in between. Grab your soapboxes and stack ‘em high, cuz it’s time to get analytical as the NovaCast continues its in-depth analysis of hot new gimmicks, epic foreshadowing, and gun-totin’, pants-wearin’ bunny-dogs. Save the date (yes, THAT date), cuz this is one Tamerific, gamerific episode you won’t want to miss!
10 Jun 2021
Episode 45: Original Character Do Not Guil
Digimon Tamers Episode 1. The NovaCast is back for their most anticipated season yet! Join us as we wax nostalgic about Digimon Tamers, the show's unlikely origins, and of course its legendary creator, the one and only Chiaki J. Konaka. In our exploration of Digimon's densest first episode yet, we kick the tires, contrast it with past series, gush about fave parts both present and future, and applaud the fantastic voice cast. So join us for this new journey, tamers, because it's time to save and defend the world! Resources to help and support Palestine: Anera: https://www.anera.org/ Palestine Children's Relief Fund: https://www.pcrf.net/ Medical Aid for Palestinians: https://www.map.org.uk/ The BDS Movement: https://bdsmovement.net/what-is-bds
27 May 2021
NovaCast OVA 3: Summer Wars
Before the NovaCast train barrels on to Tamers junction, we’re taking a brief stop at Mamoru Hosoda's magnum opus (and Fake Dating AU masterpiece): Summer Wars! Whether it’s your fiftieth, fifth, or first time watching, there’s a lot to say about Our War Game’s spiritual successor—the one-of-a-kind film that just BARELY missed out on an Oscar nom. So come with us to the wonderful land of OZ as we fire up our Love Machines to dissect what makes Summer Wars slap as hard as it does.
6 May 2021
Episode 44: Skamageddon
Digimon Adventure 02: Revenge of Diaboromon. The last stop of the Adventure 02 Love Train takes the NovaCast to the terminus of one WILD OVA. Join the crew as we discuss Digital rights, what it takes to hack the planet, callbacks galore, some mindbending revelations, and our most precious Joements. Stick around at the end for the definite tier list of the Odaiba queen's most fab looks--it's the Mimi Fashion Spectacular!
29 Apr 2021
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Episode 43: Take Back the Forgotten Tomorrow: The Digimon Adventure 02 Retrospective
Join Sloane, Scrafty, Thom, and special guest Ron "TaleSpun" Taylor as they take a look back at Digimon Adventure 02 in the NovaCast’s biggest episode yet! It’s a contemplative trip down a long and winding memory lane to appraise a polarizing season with lots to love—and loathe. So dust off your soapboxes, fire up your subtitled Blu-Rays, and energize your Digi-Armour—let’s bid a temporary goodbye to the Adventure-verse with a grand sendoff!
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Episode 42: Yellin' About Yolei
Digimon Adventure 02 Episode 50. The time has come, the end is nigh, and we're calling on the hopes and dreams of all our listeners to get us through our greatest foe yet: the infamous epilogue! Join us for some belated April Fool's Day chuckles, the disturbing secret behind the last episode's title, and arc conclusions both good and bad. All things must come to an end, so let's give Adventure 02 the sendoff it deserves with fun, facts, fun facts, and more headcanons than you can shake a Digivice at!
8 Apr 2021
Episode 41: He's Back! A Myotismon's Story
Digimon Adventure 02 Episodes 48 - 49. The final big bad has taken center stage, and he's gonna tell us FAR more about his evil plan than we'd ever care to know. What we DO care about though, is the original "everyone is here!" moment, more Hiroki x Oikawa fuel, and fervent soapboxing for Yolei, Daisuke, and even Davis! Though these episodes of Digimon may be hit-or-miss, this episode of the NovaCast is all hits, baby! So let's all go to the Digital World!
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Episode 40: No Heterosexual Explanation
Digimon Adventure 02 Episodes 46 - 47. The time has come to probe the depths of Oikawa's lore--and bleeding heart--and learn how the palest man in Odaiba ties into the increasingly-twisting story. Plus: some major milestones for the show, the big matchup you’ve all been waiting for, analyses of Japan’s new millennium, and more familiar faces to love and lose. Be sure to stick around for the mailbag to hear us discuss our favorite smaller villains and a gritty Digimon show pitch unlike anything you’ve seen before!
25 Mar 2021
Episode 39: Get in the Robot, Kari
Digimon Adventure 02 Episodes 43 - 45. Yukio Oikawa is going on a trip to the market, and filling his basket with such delicious ingredients as eleventh hour big bads, Digimon balance patches, and a surprise onslaught of last-minute lore. You won’t want to miss the Kamiya siblings' big Evangelion moment, the continued thriving of a beloved armor evolution, and our final goodbye to the plot point that never was. What’s YOUR favourite cereal, and why is it Ken Krunchies?
18 Mar 2021
Episode 38: Found Dead in Maiami
Digimon Adventure 02 Episodes 40 - 42. It’s Christmas, and you know what THAT means: time to start multiple international incidents! Remember: what happens in Versailles STAYS in Versailles, and that includes Yogi Bear-based preventative measures and dubious Russian dishes. Join the NovaCast on the long-awaited Digimon World Tour as we dig into the hottest Digi-news and pour one out for two legendary writers. The final stretch of Adventure 02 is nigh—what’s in store for our hosts and heroes?
11 Mar 2021