What time is it, everybody? GOLDEN TIME!!!
Actually it isn't, it's time for the latest episode of Jtor AM, but Golden Time is involved, so it's kind of true. This week: the Toonami people try to get us hyped about a new anime... | subscribe
What time is it, everybody? GOLDEN TIME!!!
Actually it isn't, it's time for the latest episode of Jtor AM, but Golden Time is involved, so it's kind of true. This week: the Toonami people try to get us hyped about a new anime...
In return for Ben kindly volunteering to be my official Valvrave: The Liberator therapist, this week I decide to pay him back by becoming his official Samurai Flamenco therapist. Unfortunately for Ben, he's a much better therapist than I am, so while I'm basically okay with my friendly neighborhood space vampires and their exploits, Ben is still terribly distraught over the whole Guillotine Gorilla situation. Can you blame him?
In other news, Kyousougiga decides to make a surprising amount of sense, Golden Time's Linda is full of it as far as Tim's concerned, and Lafayette from True Blood becomes a giant Durian-themed Roman gladiator because Kamen Rider Gaim is quickly becoming the world's best television program.
The most important thing you need to know about this week's Jtor AM is that Ben has become my official Valvrave therapist; if you want your own Valvrave therapist, you're just going to have to find someone else, because I've got him booked solid through the end of the year. Remember, Jtor AM does not recommend watching Valvrave without the assistance of a licensed professional like Counselor Huber. Jtor AM also doesn't recommend using staplers to gently disable neighborhood thugs unless you are either a masked hero, or other law-enforcement professional. We do however recommend Outbreak Company.
This week, my dreams come true as Brittany joins the podcast and I finally get to talk about Diabolik Lovers. Ben apparently decided to have some kind of a life and couldn't join us this time, but it's probably just as well, since hearing us talk about that show might drive him to heinous acts of violence.
Anyway, not only do we learn all sorts of cool stuff about our community manager-- like the fact that she once picked up the entire series of Record of the Lodoss War for 25 cents-- but we're also joined by a special guest for the Anime Talk segment! I swear, it's like Podcast Christmas. The only thing that could possibly make me happier now is a copy of Sorcery Saga: The Curse of the Curry God (hint hint hint).
As per usual, this week we discuss all the exciting news in the world of anime: Viz continues to expand, Crunchyroll is dominating the market One Piece at a time, something clearly financial in nature happened at some point, and the Girls Und Panzer dub cast could totally beat up any other English dub cast, with or without tanks. We also discuss the pertinent questions provoked by some of this season's most popular shows: is Nudist Beach the best secret anime organization ever? Is Flamenco Girl actually Bruce Wayne, or does she just have a Scrooge McDuck-style money pit in her basement? Is discussing the questionable horse physics of Walkure Romanze the new discussing the questionable water physics in Nagi No Asukara?
All that, and we finally properly discuss Kamen Rider Gaim! Tim isn't actually watching Gaim, but apparently he's giggled over all the transformation sequences on Youtube, which is effectively the same thing as watching it.
This week, Tim is too hung over to even care about dubbed Space Dandy, which makes him pretty darn hung over. In fact, in this listless state, he's like the natural enemy of Sal "OMG I'm so psyched I'm so psyched!" G-Rodiles, but unfortunately, the two of them do not have an epic tokusatsu-style battle on the podcast. Of course, if they did, Sal would try to fight with a sword made out of juicy orange slices while Tim just threw half-empty vodka bottles, so it would be less of a battle and more of a mixed drink. Meanwhile, I continue to watch Valvrave because I was a bad person in a past life and must repent, and Ben has to hear about me watching Valvrave because sometimes life just isn't fair.
So, in other words, a typical week at our virtual Jtor office. Also, mechs.
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