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

Anime Roundtable v2.0 #38 – March 27 2021

We start this week with some thoughts on recent current events. Which leads nicely into… 14:29 – Cineplex opens a website for the Violet Evergarden and Demon Slayer movies with tickets going on sale March 30th 17:29 – Mike gives his thoughts after finsihing the Demon Slayer anime on Netflix, with a brief look back…More

Anime Roundtable v2.0 #37 – March 13 2021

Honestly, we spend the entire first segment of the show on some sombre and reflective notes…And arguably unrelated too We’ll start the episode looking back on the Great East Japan Earthquake ten years on 2:05 – Mike recalls the first notices he got on it through DJCity on FB, watching the news the following morning,…More

The Space Heater Chats: Fifteen Years Later – March 6 2021

There have been many people who have been in and out sitting around the Anime Roundtable throught the years, but two guys have remained a constant Mike Nicolas and James Austin sit down and reminisce on the Roundtable’s fifteen year journey. From its beginnings at a university anime club, to the highs of Official Status…More

Anime Roundtable v2.0 #36 – February 27 2021

With the realization that this will be the last episode before the Roundtable’s 15th anniversary, we begin the episode with some talk about Gamestop’s late week resurgence on the stock market. And how that covers up the issues with Gamestop’s retail operations, notably in Canada (1:52). Then we take a deep dive and go to…More

Anime Roundtable v2.0 #35 – February 13 2021

We begin the Lunar New Year and Valentines Day edition with some thoughts on the earthquake that had hit Eastern Japan earlier in the day. Then we get around to talking about the Canadian leg of the Japan Film Festival Plus put on by the Japan Foundation Toronto (8:20). With some talk on the following…More

Anime Roundtable v2.0 #34 – January 30 2021

Perhaps it’s appropriate that this episode is coming out in time for Groundhog Day. Mainly because the episode is being presented in the reverse order in which it was recorded 3:24 – Mike gives a quick podcasting lesson and explains why the first half of the episode had to be re-recorded. The moral of the…More