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IGN Anime Club meets every week to talk about anime news, new and classic shows, cosplay, conventions, and more. At the end of every episode hosts Miranda, Alaina, and Meghan invite listeners to join them in watching and discussing a featured show.
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Apr 13, 2017

SPOILER WARNING! IGN Anime Club reconvenes to discuss one of the coolest anime films they've seen in awhile. Full spoilers for the movie (including commentary on the sub and dubbed version) are in this video. Be sure to let us know what you thought about the movie in the comments below.

Mar 8, 2017

Miranda, Meghan, Mike, and Mitchell talk about some personal topics and answer a ton of questions from fans. Though this is the last regular episode of IGN Anime Club, keep us on your feeds for spoilercasts, unboxings, and other content.

Shows mentioned in this episode: 

  • One Piece
  • Dragon Ball Super
  • Fuuka
  • Scum's Wish
  • ACCA: 13-Territory Inspection Dept.
  • Blue Exorcist
  • Death Parade
  • Case Closed
  • Yowamushi Pedal
  • Interviews with Monster Girls
  • Makura No Danshi
  • Konosuba
  • Re:Zero − Starting Life in Another World
  • Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle
  • Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood
  • Ranma ½
  • Dragon Half
  • Slayers
  • Project A-ko
  • Little Witch Academia
  • Bleach
  • Naruto
  • Sailor Moon
  • Code Geass
  • Escaflowne
  • Yotsuba&! (manga)
  • Pokemon
  • Himouto! Umaru-chan
  • Yuri!!! On Ice
  • Polar Bear Cafe
  • Rumbling Hearts
  • Abunai Sisters
  • Dragon Ball Z
  • Inuyasha
  • Cardcaptor Sakura
  • Higurashi When They Cry
  • Cowboy Bebop
  • Durarara
  • Berserk
  • Kill la Kill
  • Hunter x Hunter
  • Michiko & Hatchin
  • Neon Genesis Evangelion
  • Macross
  • Ghost in the Shell
  • Haikyuu!
  • Vampire Knight
  • Kamfer
  • Dimension W
  • Digimon
  • Yu-Gi-Oh!
  • Your Lie in April
  • Grave of the Fireflies
  • Toradora!
Feb 15, 2017

Special guest LeSean Thomas (Legend of Korra, Cannon Busters, Children of Ether) joins Miranda, Meghan, Mike, and Mitchell to discuss his past projects, what it's like to work in animation, and his thoughts on diversity in the animation industry. We skipped the Watch Party this week (sorry!), but tune in next episode for our continued discussion of Toradora. 

Anime mentioned this week:

  • Cannon Busters
  • Yuri!!! On Ice
  • My Hero Academia
  • One-Punch Man
  • Attack on Titan
  • Space Dandy
  • The Heroic Legend of Arslan
  • Kill la Kill
  • Blue Exorcist Kyoto Saga
  • My Love Story
  • Scum's Wish
  • Interviews with Monster Girls
  • Saga of Tanya the Evil
  • Dragon Ball Super
  • Michiko & Hatchin
  • Death Note
  • Gatchaman Crowds
  • Cowboy Bebop
  • Samurai Champloo
  • Terror in Resonance
  • Macross Plus
  • Kids on the Slope
  • JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
  • Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid
  • Fullmetal Alchemist
  • Photon: The Idiot Adventures
  • Saber Marionette R
Feb 8, 2017

MirandaMike and new host Mitchell get in the romantic spirit by discussing their favorite anime ships and unconventional romances. The group also talks about some issues with the Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid dub and kicks off the new Watch Party with Toradora episodes 1 and 2. Next week we'll have special guest LeSean Thomas on the show.

Anime mentioned this week: 

  • Yu-Gi-Oh!
  • Scum's Wish
  • Fuuka
  • March Comes in Like a Lion
  • Konosuba
  • Dragon Ball Super
  • Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid
  • JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
  • JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable
  • Akiba's Trip The Animation
  • All Out!!
  • Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans
  • One Piece
  • Monster
  • Shimoneta
  • Kill la Kill
  • Saga of Tanya the Evil
  • Days
  • Durarara
  • Code Geas: Lelouch of the Rebellion
  • School Rumble
  • Fairy Tail
  • Tanaka-kun Is Always Listless
  • Bleach
  • Pokemon
  • Toradora

 

Feb 1, 2017

Miranda, Meghan, and Mike talk about Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links, Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions and a slew of other new winter anime including Scum's Wish and Saga of Tanya the Evil.

This week's Watch Party featured Kids on the Slope Episodes 11 and 12. Next week we're starting a new Watch Party for Toradora. 

Anime mentioned this week:

  • Descending Stories: Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju
  • Yu-Gi-Oh!
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions
  • Scum's Wish
  • Granblue Fantasy The Animation
  • Fairy Tail
  • Flying Witch
  • Fuuka
  • JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
  • Yowamushi Pedal New Generation
  • Minami Kamakura High School Girls Cycling Club
  • Hand Shakers
  • Masamune-kun's Revenge
  • ACCA: 13-Territory Inspection Dept.
  • Saga of Tanya the Evil
  • Kids on the Slope
  • Toradora
Jan 25, 2017

Miranda, Meghan, and Mike are joined by IGN's Mitchell Saltzman to discuss Amazon's Anime Strike, new (and old!) anime movies in theaters, and what anime they've been watching from the winter 2017 season.

This week we discussed Kids on the Slope episodes 9 and 10 for the Watch Party. Head to the article page on IGN for this episode to vote for the next Watch Party series. Voting closes on Monday, January 30 at 3 PM PST.

Anime mentioned in this week's episode:

  • Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju
  • Konosuba - Gon's Blessing on this Wonderful World!
  • Higurashi When They Cry
  • Soul Eater
  • Fuuka!
  • Sailor Moon R: The Movie
  • One Piece Film: Gold
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions
  • Interviews with Monster Girls
  • Rewrite
  • Blue Exorcist
  • Blue Exorcist Kyoto Saga
  • ACCA: 13-Territory Inspection Dept.
  • Saga of Tanya the Evil
  • Patlabor
  • Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid
  • OneRoom
  • Gabriel DropOut
  • Piacevole
  • Suzuka
  • Bleach
  • Durarara!!
  • Kuromukuro
  • Robotech
  • Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress
  • Berserk
  • Neon Genesis Evangelion
  • Little Witch Academia
  • Hajime no Ippo
  • Kids on the Slope
Jan 11, 2017

The crew is back with guest Mitchell Saltzman to discuss their favorite anime from the fall season and their top three anime from 2016. Be sure to check out IGN's Best of 2016 awards to see which anime won IGN's Best Anime Series award and Best Opening award.

In this week's Watch Party, the club discusses Kids on the Slope episodes 5 to 8 (available on Blu-ray, Crunchyroll, The Anime Network and Hulu). We'll be back next week to discuss episodes 9 and 10.

Anime mentioned in this episode:

  • Yuri!!! On Ice
  • Erased
  • Re:Zero - Starting Life in Another World
  • Izetta: The Last Witch
  • Flip Flappers
  • Magical Girl Raising Project
  • Poco's Udon World
  • JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable
  • Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans
  • Drifters
  • Mob Psycho 100
  • Re:Zero - Starting Life in Another World
  • My Hero Academia
  • Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju
  • Amanchu
  • Konosuba
  • Higurashi When They Cry
  • Soul Eater
  • Hajime no Ippo
  • Kids on the Slope
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