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Jtor AM 26: All those horrible shows you love

9:00 PM on 04.11.2014 // Karen Mead

Did you know there's a hidden corpse in Nisekoi?

This week's show is longer than usual because we discuss pretty much every show that exists. Join Tim "I think this show is stupid and you're stupid for liking it," Sheehy, Ben "I'm too nice to say you're stupid but I'll just judge you silently," Huber, L. "I think I maybe liked it? Kind of? A little?" B., and your host, Karen "So maybe I am stupid, DEAL WITH IT!" Mead as they navigate the best and worst of the spring 2014 anime season. We're also joined by Jeff "Who even cares about anime, I just got back from Japan BITCHES!" Chuang.

Still, despite all the anime on our plates, we still make time to ask the insightful questions that we know the anime community depends on, like: Would Nisekoi be improved if there was an actual dead girl buried in the cellar? Was Captain Earth written with a Magnetic Poetry Set, Mecha Edition? Does Irregular at Magic High School get any points for being interesting if all the cool stuff was stuffed in the first 30 seconds, never to be seen again? Does one teenaged assassin throwing three sticks of Pocky at another teenaged assassin count as an "action scene"? And does Ben only enjoy Soul Eater NOT! due to an unusual and mysterious absence of groping? All this, and more, in a jam-packed episode 26!

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Show Notes:

News:

0:01:29 -- Princess Jellyfish film announced

0:03:44 -- Crunchyroll teams up with FujiTV to bring the DRAMA

0:07:55 -- Here comes the first Persona 3 movie release

Anime Talk:

0:09:55 -- Nisekoi 13

0:14:17 -- Captain Earth 1

0:20:03 -- Blade and Soul 1

0:24:11 -- One Week Friends 1

0:28:24 -- Sound Robot Damidaler 1

0:33:06 -- The Irregular At Magic High School 1

0:41:36 -- Black Bullet 1

0:44:05 -- Baby Steps 1

0:45:39 -- Haikyu!! 1

0:48:06 -- Mushishi S2 1

0:49:35 -- The Comic Artist and His Assistants 1

0:52:49 -- Selector Infected Wixoss 1

0:56:07 -- Riddle Story of the Devil 1

0:59:40 -- The Kawai Manor Something Something Something 1

1:01:41 -- The World is Still Beautiful 1

1:04:22 -- Kamigami no Asobi 1

1:06:16 -- Dragonar Academy 1

1:08:05 -- Soul Eater NOT! 1

Stuff:

1:10:41 -- Jeff tells us about his most recent trip to Japan and how some concerts there are louder than you might think, Tim talks Final Fantasy 14, L.B. rewatches Coupling and doesn't know how to be sick.



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