Anime Roundtable v2.0 #45 – June 20 2021

For this Father’s Day episode, we tried to do a full Bullets episode. But one small thing nicely bloomed into a big thing The first couple bullets worked on a common thread again. This time…Demon Slayer(2:23) 4:21 – Matt Alt’s article on the Demon Slayer phenomenon in the New Yorker becomes a cannonball of a…More

Anime Roundtable v2.0 #44 – June 12 2021

The return episode from Anime North begins by looking back on The Stay At Home Edition. Mainly the things Mike missed, like current references, and the fact that familiar people were watching in the Twitch stream Then we start our episode with music as a common thread. First with the On Mike’s Mind story from…More

Anime Roundtable v2.0 #42 – May 15 2021

We start this week with doing a COVID update first in Toronto and then in Tokyo and how that has affected planned events to come in the summer with Mike doing his best to connect various places in the pandemic to Toronto’s local fandom Then we get takes from Kevin, Moh, and Geoff from last…More

Anime Roundtable v2.0 Space Heater Chat: May Edition – May 8 2021

Mike and James return in another unvarnished and unedited talk. We tried to rush this in mainly because Mike wanted to get back to watching the final of the first Overwatch League tournament of the season. But you know that’s wishful thinking We come back to the Sony and their backtrack on their decision to…More

Anime Roundtable v2.0 #41 – May 5 2021

We start by asking for Moh and Geoff’s opinions from the last episode and it intially starts with conventions (2:25)  2:53 – Geoff states a hope for the long term of the fan run style convention and how its solutions will be quite different from industry conventions 6:35 – Moh gives a thought as to…More

Anime Roundtable v2.0 #40 – The Lockdown Return: April 18 2021

We catch up with JP, the man behind Anime Lockdown with some thoughts one year later on the online convention 4:08 – Anime Lockdown’s Twitter hasn’t been too active because JP feels there hasn’t been anything interesting to tweet 6:28 – JP answers the question on a second edition of Lockdown. And how that would…More

Anime Roundtable v2.0 #39 – April 10 2021

We begin this episode of the Offical Podcast of Anime North…by acting like it, and talking with its Social Media Coordinator. In a sit down chat with Mike, Chris Nebelsky gives us a look behind the scenes of AN, in terms of the decisions to cancel its last two in person editions, and the move…More

Anime Roundtable v2.0 Space Heater Chat: Easter Edition – April 3 2021

Mike and James go unvarnished and unedited again, with the thinking that this will now be a regular feature We start by talking the latest in the local COVID fight (spoiler: on the ropes, with a possible TKO coming), which leads into Canadian movie theatre plans for things like the upcoming Violet Evergarden and Demon…More