Anime Roundtable #9

After assessing PS3, Wii, and EVA bodycounts, we’ll talk about Makoto Shinkai and his current place in the anime scene, as a trailer for his latest work comes online. And then a discussion on the concept of the “alternate universe” in anime and manga. Second last show of 2006. Mike Nicolas, Neil Sinclair, James Austin,…More

Anime Roundtable #8

Tonight we’ll wonder if CMX is still feeling the past concerning Tenjho Tenge and then talk about our favourite obscure manga out there. This on the eve of the latest salvo in the video game wars, and the return of a roundtable regular… honest. Mike Nicolas, Neil Sinclair, James Austin, Angela Jordan. (1:05:17)   Links…More

Anime Roundtable #7

Revisiting the “manga” question, G4’s demise (or restructuring) in the US and the overall affect on anime on North American TV, and Rumiko Takahashi’s legacy as the Ranma manga ends its North American run. Highlighted by a long awaited return to the table this week…not Neil’s though. Mike Nicolas, James Austin, Angela Jordan, Courtney St.…More

Anime Roundtable #6

Fine Arts and it’s relationship with Anime and Manga, the Artist Alley experience, Gedo Senki’s delayed release in North America, and the bigger picture in comparing the sales of the Naruto and Bleach mangas. First four person table of the season. Mike Nicolas, James Austin, Dean Colak, Angela Jordan. (1:02:10)   Links of interest Angela…More

Anime Roundtable #5

This time around, YTV’s license to start The Anime Channel in Canada, Funimation and the C&D letters, and our thoughts on the new fall shows in Japan. Mike Nicolas, James Austin, Dean Colak. (1:05:02)  More

Anime Roundtable #4

In our first episode in six months, we talk about our summers anime wise, the relationship between publishers and the doujin scene in Japan, and Del Rey and their new mature line. Going three around the table to settle back in. Season Premier. Now available in both audio and Apple iPod enhanced versions. Mike Nicolas,…More

Anime Roundtable #3

On this episode, Horn and Koike, and the increasing misdefining of the word “Manga”. Something to listen to while multitasking. Mike Nicolas, Neil Sinclair, James Austin, Courtney St. John. (44:18)  More

Anime Roundtable #2

Discussion on the comments made by Al Khan, Howl’s Moving Castle at the Oscars, CLAMP to visit North America in July, our favourite anime and manga couples. Download and listen to it as you go to sleep… Mike Nicolas, Neil Sinclair, James Austin, Courtney St. John. (52:12)  More

Anime Roundtable #1

We’ll talk about the Canadian National Police Services’ website definition of Anime and Hentai, recent anime and manga licenses, and live action works based on anime and manga on the debut episode. Mike Nicolas, Neil Sinclair, James Austin. (51:27)  More