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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
Dec 14, 2016

Miranda, Kallie, Mike, and Meghan reunite to give Kallie a fun sendoff in her final episode as a host of IGN Anime Club. They discuss a few of Kallie's chosen topics, including anime murder mysteries, 2D versus 3D animation, and Pokemon.

In this week's Watch Party, the club discusses Kids on the Slope episodes 3 and 42 (available on Blu-ray, Crunchyroll, The Anime Network and Hulu). We'll be back in the first week of January to discuss episodes 5 and 8.

Anime mentioned in this week's episode:

  • Bungou Stray Dogs
  • Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans
  • Drifters
  • Kuromukuro
  • Vampire Knight
  • Magical Girl Raising Project
  • Flip Flappers
  • Himouto! Umaru-chan
  • Armitage III
  • My Hero Academia
  • Poco's Udon World
  • FLCL
  • Strike the Blood
  • FLCL
  • Toradora
  • March Comes in like a Lion
  • Kiss Him, Not Me
  • Yuri!!! On Ice
  • Keijo!!!!!!!!
  • Rampo Kitan: Game of laplace
  • Higurashi When They Cry
  • Erased
  • Psycho-Pass
  • Redline
  • Little Witch Academia
  • Sailor Moon
  • Sound! Euphonium
  • Pokemon
  • Kids on the Slope

 

Dec 7, 2016

This week, the Club discusses anime that ended badly - and which ones need another season or just to quit while they were ahead.

Shows mentioned in this episode: 

  • God Eater 
  • Brotherhood: Final Fantasy XV
  • Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV
  • Summer Wars
  • All Out!
  • Yuri!!! On Ice
  • Marvel Disk Wars: The Avengers
  • Amanchu
  • Days
  • Hajime No Ippo 
  • Hunter X Hunter
  • Air Gear
  • Erased
  • Death Note
  • Gangsta
  • Berserk (1997)
  • Kids on the Slope
Nov 30, 2016

This week MirandaKallie, and Mike are still a little weird from the holiday weekend, but manage to discuss some pretty big anime news (Code Geass and Cardcaptor Sakura are getting new seasons), a little bit about Pokemon Sun and Moon, what it means to be a big brother, stuffing, and the anime they think have some of the most satisfying endings.

 

In this week's Watch Party, the club discusses FLCL episodes 5 - 6. Next week we'll discuss Kids on the Slope episodes 1 - 2. 

Anime mentioned in this week's episode: 

  • Yuri!!! On ICE
  • Panty Stocking with Garterbelt
  • Magical Girl Raising Project
  • Over the Garden
  • Sound! Euphonium
  • Drifters
  • Brotherhood: Final Fantasy XV
  • Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV
  • Yuri!!! On Ice
  • Cardcaptor Sakura
  • Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion
  • Sailor Moon
  • Kill la Kill
  • Cowboy Bebop
  • Psycho-Pass
  • Death Note
  • Sailor Moon Crystal
  • Avatar: The Last Airbender
  • The Legend of Korra
  • Steins;Gate
  • First Love Monster
  • Puella Magi Madoka Magica
  • Shirobako
  • Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun
  • Gurren Lagann
  • Kids on the Slope
  • FLCL
Nov 23, 2016

This week Miranda, Kallie, and Mike discuss Yuri on Ice episode 7 and the anime episodes that help shape our love for various anime series, genres, and characters. There's also a pretty long manga nostalgia rant. This episode does get into spoiler territory, but there are warning for each show before the crew discusses an episode.

Head over to the episode article on IGN to vote for the next Watch Party! IGN Anime Club discussed FLCL episodes 3 - 4 for this week's Watch Party.

Shows mentioned this episode: 

  • Yuri!!! On ICE
  • Poco's Udon World
  • Magical Girl Raising Project
  • Flip Flappers
  • Sweetness and Lightning
  • Haikyuu!!!
  • Bleach
  • Free: Eternal Summer
  • Yuri!!! On Ice
  • Food Wars
  • Kiss Him, Not Me
  • Toradora
  • Neon Genesis Evangelion
  • Mr. Osomatsu
  • Pokemon
  • Sailor Moon
  • Kill la Kill
  • Revolutionary Girl Utena
  • Shirobako
  • Puella Magi Madoka Magica
  • Naruto
  • One Piece
  • FLCL
  • The Ancient Magus' Bride (manga)
  • Dragon Ball (manga)
  • Shaman King (manga)
  • Ragnarok (manga)
  • Fruits Basket (manga)
  • DearS (manga)
  • Inuyasha (manga)
  • Vampire Knight (manga)
Nov 16, 2016

IGN Anime Club and special guest Brian Malkiewicz talk about all things Dragon Ball Super as well as the Ghost in the Shell news from Tokyo.

Nov 9, 2016

This week, KallieMike, and Meghan have a very eclectic chat about Dragon Ball, Kiss Him, Not Me, and... Britney Spears?!

Shows and manga mentioned on this episode:

  • FLCL
  • Dragon Ball (manga)
  • Dragon Ball Z
  • Dragon Ball Super
  • All Out!!
  • Tiger Mask W
  • Ultimate Muscle
  • Yuri!!! On ICE
  • Poco's Udon World
  • Haikyuu!!
  • Kiss Him, Not Me
  • Steins;Gate
  • Gurren Lagann
  • One Piece
Nov 2, 2016

This week  MirandaKallieMike, and Meghan are joined by IGN's Chloi Rad to talk about some of the creepiest horror anime. For more on horror manga, be sure to check out Chloi's 7 Scary Horror Manga to Read for Halloween. Head over to the show's article on IGN to vote for the next Watch Party!

Shows, manga, and games discussed this week:

  • Yuri!!! On ICE
  • Magical Girl Raising Project
  • Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans
  • Paranoia Agent
  • Ashita no Joe
  • Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma
  • Berserk
  • Mob Psycho 100
  • Dragon Ball (manga)
  • Fragments of Horror (manga)
  • Pet Shop of Horrors (manga)
  • Domu: A Child's Dream (manga)
  • Dragon Ball Super
  • Yamishibai
  • Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion
  • Monster (manga)
  • Gyo (manga)
  • The Drifting Classroom (manga)
  • Yume Nikki (game)
  • Yomawari: Night Alone (game)
  • Psycho-Pass

 

Oct 26, 2016

This week MirandaKallieMike, and Meghan discuss a few more shows from the fall season, including Flip Flappers, Yuri on Ice, and Keijo. We also talk about Dragon Ball Super finally making its way to the west, and give some love to the IGN Anime Club Facebook Group.

Anime mentioned in this episode:

  • Yuri!!! On ICE
  • Kiss Him, Not Me
  • Izetta: The Last Witch
  • Keijo!!!!!!!!
  • Drifters
  • Hellsing
  • Code Geass: Lelouche of the Rebellion
  • Dragon Ball Super
  • Erased
  • Orange
  • Blood Blockade Battlefront
  • March Comes in like a Lion
  • Poco's Udon World
  • Bloodivores
  • Girlish Number
  • Bungo Stray Dogs Season 2
  • Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans Season 2
  • Magical Girl Raising Project
  • Flip Flappers
  • Psycho-Pass
Oct 12, 2016

This week on IGN Anime Club, KallieMike, and a new guest, IGN's Mitchell Saltzman, go over the new fall shows they're watching and which are their favorites so far.

Shows mentioned in this episode:

  • Yuri!!! On ICE
  • Kiss Him, Not Me
  • All Out!!
  • Days
  • Tiger Mask W
  • Izetta: The Last Witch
  • Keijo
  • Drifters
  • Hellsing
  • Monster Hunter Stories: Ride On
  • The Ancient Magus' Bride
  • WWW.WAGNARIA!!
  • Psycho-Pass
Oct 5, 2016

This week on IGN Anime Club, Stephen Akana from Bandai Namco joins Miranda, Mike, and Meghan to discuss Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization. The group also shares which fantasy worlds they never, ever (ever!) want to be trapped in, and which shows do the whole "stuck in a video game" trope right.

Shows we mentioned this week: 

Sword Art Online
Digimon
Overlord
.Hack
Log Horizon
Re:Zero -Starting Life in Another World
KonoSuba: God's Blessing on This Wonderful World
Gundam
D. Gray-man Hallow
Berserk
Tiger Mask W
Noragami
JoJo's Bizzare Adventure
Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash
Attack on Titan
Ace Combat
Accel World
No Game No Life
Rokka: Braves of the Six Flowers

Sep 30, 2016

This week on IGN Anime Club, KallieMike, and Meghan discuss which summer shows they'll miss most and which of the upcoming fall anime they can't wait to see.

Shows mentioned in this episode:

  • My Love Story!!
  • One Piece
  • Dragon Ball (manga)
  • Re: Zero - Starting Life in Another World
  • Food Wars: The Second Plate
  • Mob Psycho 100
  • One-Punch Man
  • Amanchu
  • JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable
  • Berserk
  • Tiger Mask W
  • Haikyuu!!
  • All Out!!
  • Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans
  • Sound! Euphonium
  • Fune wo Amu (dictionary anime)
  • Psycho-Pass
Sep 23, 2016

Miranda, MikeMeghan, and James talk about the announcements from Tokyo Game Show, maid cafes, illegal football moves, and the new Ghost in the Shell footage. Plus, Miranda unboxes some of her new collectibles from Japan. Be sure to check out the IGN Anime Club Episode 65 article on ign.com to see our gallery of the maid cafe!

Anime mentioned in this episode: 

  • Re: Zero - Starting Life in Another World
  • Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex
  • Ghost in the Shell Movie
  • Orange
  • Mob Psycho 100
  • Ajin
  • 91 Days
  • Amanchu
  • Love Live! Sunshine!!
  • B-Project
  • Ghost in the Shell: Arise
  • Berserk
  • Dragon Ball
  • Parasyte - The Maxim
  • Psycho-Pass
Sep 14, 2016

This week, the club discusses anime that improve upon a second viewing... and ones that maybe don't hold up that well.

Shows mentioned in this episode:

  • Re: Zero - Starting Life in Another World
  • Dragon Ball
  • Kuromukuro
  • JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable
  • Sweetness & Lightning
  • Handa-kun
  • Tanaka-kun Is Always Listless
  • Haven't You Heard? I'm Sakamoto
  • Berserk
  • Amanchu
  • Steins;Gate!
  • Puella Magi Madoka Magica
  • Haikyu!!
  • Cowboy Bebop
  • Hunter x Hunter
  • Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
  • Spice & Wolf
  • Attack on Titan
  • Digimon
  • Sailor Moon
  • Pokemon Generations
  • Psycho-Pass
Sep 9, 2016

IGN's moe news boy, Andrew Goldfarb, joins Miranda, KallieMike, and Meghan to discuss Persona 5 the Animation - The Day Breakers, the Crunchyroll and Funimation partnership, and importing anime merchandise from Japan.

There's no Watch Party this week, but you can join us on the next episode to discuss Psycho-Pass (available on Funimation, Crunchyroll, and Blu-ray) episodes 5 - 8! 

Anime mentioned in this episode: 

  • Re: Zero - Starting Life in Another World
  • Servamp
  • Orange
  • Kuromukuro
  • Persona 5 the Animation: Day Breakers
  • Berserk
  • 91 Days
  • Danganronpa 3
  • Persona 4 the Golden Animation
  • Persona 4: The Animation
  • Brotherhood: FFXV
  • Euruka 7
  • School Days
  • Makura no Danshi
  • Free! Iwatobi Swim Club
  • Cowboy Bebop
  • Psycho-Pass

 

Aug 31, 2016

This week on IGN Anime Club, KallieMike, and Meghan spotlight A-1 Pictures and discuss the huge variety and number of anime they've adapted. They also have a solid wishlist for adaptations the studio could do in the future, especially video game ones.

Shows mentioned in this episode:

  • Amanchu
  • Berserk
  • Re:Zero - Starting Life in Another World
  • JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable
  • Eureka Seven
  • Dragon Ball Z
  • Dragon Ball (manga)
  • Steven Universe (Western animation)
  • Zenmai Zamurai
  • Big Windup
  • Black Butler
  • Fairy Tail
  • Working!!
  • Blue Exorcist
  • The Idolmaster
  • Sword Art Online
  • Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic
  • Space Brothers
  • Oreimo
  • The Seven Deadly Sins
  • Your Lie in April
  • Persona 4: The Golden Animation
  • Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend
  • GATE
  • The Asterisk War
  • Brotherhood: Final Fantasy XV
  • Erased
  • Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash
  • Ace Attorney
  • Orange
  • Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day
  • Aldnoah.Zero
  • Anthem of the Heart
  • Qualidea Code
  • Psycho-Pass
Aug 24, 2016

Miranda, Kallie, Mike, and Meghan discuss the term anime as well as their favorite animations that aren't quite considered anime.

Shows mentioned in the episode:
Re: Zero - Starting Life in Another World
New Game
DAYS
Taboo Tattoo
Mob Psycho 100
The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.
Amanchu
Code Geass
Soul Eater
Bungou Stray Dogs
Himouto! Umaru-chan
TMNT
Teen Titans
Berserk
Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy 15
Avatar: The Last Airbender
The Legend of Korra
Fairy Tail
RWBY
Thunderbolt Fantasy
Steven Universe
Psycho Pass

Aug 18, 2016

IGN Anime Club is back on its weekly schedule! MirandaKallieMike, and Meghan talk about their favorite dubs and discuss whether or not they'd want to see the return of dubbed anime openings. Kallie and Miranda also give their impressions on Psycho-Pass: Mandatory Happiness.

Next week is the start of the Psycho-Pass Watch Party! Be sure to watch the first two episodes of the anime and contribute to the discussion on the IGN Anime Club Facebook, email, or on Twitter with #ignime

Anime mentioned in this episode: 

  • First Love Monster
  • Planetarian
  • Re: Zero - Starting Life in Another World
  • Mob Psycho 100
  • JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable
  • The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.
  • Amanchu
  • Sweetness and Lightning
  • Haikyu
  • Digimon
  • Konosuba
  • Ouran High School Host Club
  • Pokemon
  • My Hero Academia
  • Spice and Wolf
  • New Game
  • Food Wars: The Second Plate
  • Tokyo Ghoul
  • One Piece
  • Cowboy Bebop
  • Michiko and Hatchin
  • Steins;Gate
  • 5 Centimeters per Second
  • Psycho-Pass
Aug 3, 2016

This week Miranda, Kallie, Mike, and Meghan discuss live action anime adaptation, including the recent announcement of a Sword Art Online live action series and the Detective Pikachu movie (plus some casting suggestions). They also talk about the summer season, Danganronpa, and Dragon Ball.

Next episode we'll be watching 5 Centimeters Per Second for the Watch Party. Voting for the next Watch Party will take place in the IGN Anime Club Facebook group.

Shows mentioned this episode:

  • Danganronpa
  • New Game!
  • Orange
  • Love Live! Sunshine!!
  • Servamp
  • First Love Monster
  • Planetarian
  • 91 Days
  • Days
  • Dragon Ball (manga)
  • Dragon Ball Z
  • Battery
  • Puzzle & Dragons X
  • Persona 3
  • Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
  • Re: Zero - Starting Life in Another World
  • Kuromukuro
  • Wakakozake
  • Ghost in the Shell
  • Sailor Moon
  • Black Butler
  • Sword Art Online
  • Death Note
  • Attack on Titan
  • My Love Story
  • Dragon Ball Evolution
  • Shirobako
Jul 20, 2016

This week Miranda, Kallie, Mike, and Meghan talk about 16 anime from the summer season, and get into a heated debate over anime burgers. If you're interested in voting for the next Watch Party show, be sure to head over to the IGN Anime Club Facebook group.

Anime mentioned in this episode:

  • Berserk
  • Sweetness and Lightning
  • Food Wars: The Second Plate
  • Bananya
  • Re: Zero - Starting Life in Another World
  • Orange
  • Kuromukuro
  • Mob Psycho 100
  • 91 Days
  • Days
  • JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable
  • Taboo Tattoo
  • Time Travel Girl
  • Amanchu
  • New Game
  • Magi: Adventure of Sinbad
  • Charlotte
  • Shirobako
Jul 9, 2016

IGN Anime Club recaps the biggest news from Anime Expo and what they've been watching from the summer anime season.

Shows mentioned in this episode:

  • Code Geass
  • Dragon Ball Super
  • Revolutionary Girl Utena
  • Attack on Titan
  • One-Punch Man
  • Berserk
  • Sweetness and Lightning
  • Food Wars: The Second Plate
  • Bananya, The High School Life of a Fudanshi
  • Re: Zero - Starting Life in Another World
  • Orange
  • Kuromukuro
  • Shirobako
Jul 1, 2016

IGN Anime Club is back! Miranda, Kallie, and Mike recap some of the cool anime games they saw at E3, discuss some of their favorite shows from the spring season, and yell a bunch about the second season of Food Wars. Then, of course, they discuss the other cool shows they're excited for. 

Jun 7, 2016

On this very special episode of IGN Anime Club,  WWE superstar Xavier Woods joins MeghanMike, and Kallie to talk about the power of positivity, which anime characters would win in a fight, and what anime makes him feel good!

Shows mentioned in this episode:

  • Steven Universe (Western cartoon)
  • Case Closed
  • Kuroko’s Basketball
  • Haikyuu!!
  • Prince of Tennis
  • Hajime no Ippo
  • Ultimate Muscle
  • Yu Yu Hakusho
  • Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma
  • Gurren Lagann
  • One Piece
  • Bleach
  • Naruto
  • Dragon Ball Z
  • Slayers
  • Hunter x Hunter
  • One-Punch Man
  • Danganronpa
  • Sailor Moon
  • Mr. Osomatsu
  • Wakakozake
  • Panda-Z
  • Persona series (game)
  • Final Fantasy series (game)
Jun 1, 2016

For the second studio spotlight, Mike, Miranda, Kallie, and Meghan discuss the fun anime that's come from anime studio Gainax over the years, and where the studio could be headed next. The members also talk about their adventures at Fanime.

Anime mentioned this episode: 

  • The Lost Village
  • Re: Zero - Starting Life in Another World
  • JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable
  • God Eater
  • Panty and Stocking with Garterbelt
  • Neon Genesis Evangelion
  • Appleseed
  • FLCL
  • His and Her Circumstances
  • Ebichu
  • Aim for the Top! Gunbuster
  • Diebuster
  • Wish Upon the Pleiades
  • Shirobako
May 25, 2016

This week, MirandaKallieMeghan, and Mike talk about why it's not weird to have a waifu or husbando. We share our biggest crushes, debate this season's Best Girl, and discuss why there's no "Best Boy." Let us know who are your favorites!

Be sure to go to the article on IGN for this episode for details on the One Piece giveaway contest!

Shows mentioned in this episode:

  • One Piece
  • Tanaka-kun Is Always Listless
  • Eureka Seven
  • Death Note
  • Haven't You Heard? I'm Sakamoto
  • Space Patrol Luluco
  • Kill la Kill
  • Little Witch Academia
  • Kiznaiver
  • Flying Witch
  • Himouto! Umaru-chan
  • Gatchaman Crowds Insight
  • One-Punch Man
  • Slayers
  • Fate (series)
  • Gurren Lagann
  • Fruits Basket
  • Puella Magi Madoka Magica
  • Fullmetal Alchemist
  • Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress
  • Shirobako

 

May 18, 2016

IGN Anime Club gives a rundown of "moe" characters in anime and explains why Star Wars' BB-8 might be a great example.

Anime mentioned in this episode:

  • Harmony
  • Toradora!
  • Voices of a Distant Star
  • She and Her Cat
  • Space Patrol Luluco
  • Kiznaiver
  • Kill la Kill
  • Sailor Moon
  • K-On!
  • YuruYuri
  • Nichijou
  • Lucky Star
  • Hetalia: Axis Powers
  • Gurren Lagann
  • Star Wars (not an anime, but it's important)
  • Himouto! Umaru-chan
  • Puella Magi Madoka Magica
  • School-Live!!
  • Shirobako
May 11, 2016

IGN Anime Club talks good, bad, and completely absent anime moms. Seriously, where are all the moms?

Anime mentioned in this episode: 

  • Durarara!!
  • Love Live!
  • Tanaka-kun Is Always Listless
  • Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works
  • Eureka Seven
  • Space Patrol Luluco
  • Erased
  • My Hero Academia
  • Hajime no Ippo
  • Wolf Children
  • Naruto
  • Sailor Moon
  • Summer Wars
  • Pokemon
  • Puella Magi Madoka Magica
  • Shonen Maid
  • Fullmetal Alchemist
  • Attack on Titan
  • Shirobako
May 4, 2016

This week, Kallie, MirandaMike, and Meghan celebrate the rise and fall of anime studio Manglobe, responsible for series like Samurai Champloo, Ergo Proxy, and most recently, Gangsta. We also discuss whether seinen anime can be as successful as shonen and shojo series and if Gangsta could possibly get a second season.

  • Tanaka-kun is Always Listless
  • Haven't You Heard? I'm Sakamoto
  • Big Order
  • Future Diary
  • Yu Yu Hakasho
  • High School Fleet
  • Flying Witch
  • Twin Star Exorcists
  • Kill la Kill
  • Bakuon
  • Puella Magi Madoka Magica
  • Kiznaiver
  • Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion
  • School-Live
  • Ninja Scroll
  • Attack on Titan
  • Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress
  • Himouto! Umaru-Chan
  • Samurai Champloo
  • Ergo Proxy
  • Michiko and Hatchin
  • The World God Only Knows
  • Deadman Wonderland
  • Samurai Flamenco
  • Gangsta
  • Shirobako
Apr 20, 2016

With Netflix picking up new anime and Amazon's launch of a standalone streaming subscriptionKallie, MirandaMike, and Meghan speculate what these services could do for the anime industry. The club also talks about the Netflix release of Ajin, and celebrate the 50th episode of IGN Anime Club.

Anime mentioned in this episode: 

  • Kiznaiver
  • Bungou Stray Dogs
  • Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress
  • Joker Game
  • Space Patrol Luluco
  • One-Punch Man
  • School-Live
  • Yurikuma Arashi
  • JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders
  • JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable
  • Kuromukuro
  • Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
  • The Seven Deadly Sins
  • Perfect Bones
  • Gurren Lagann
  • Re:Zero - Starting Life in Another World
  • Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion
  • Ajin: Demi-Human
  • My Hero Academia
  • Kill la Kill
  • Tanaka-kun is Always Listless
  • Shirobako
Apr 13, 2016

Kallie, MirandaMike, and Meghan tackle the second half of the spring anime season, discuss the strangeness of Amazon Prime simulcasting anime, and briefly celebrate IGN Anime Club's first birthday.

Anime mentioned in this episode:

  • Kiznaiver
  • Bungou Stray Dogs
  • Flying Witch
  • Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress
  • Haven't You Heard? I'm Sakamoto
  • Twin Star Exorcists
  • Joker Game
  • The Lost Village
  • And You Though There Is Never a Girl Online?
  • Cerberus
  • Tanaka-kun Is Always Listless
  • Shonen Ashibe Go! Go! Goma-chan!
  • Nisekoi
  • Space Patrol Luluco
  • Attack on Titan
  • Shirobako
Apr 6, 2016

Kallie, MirandaMike, and Meghan discuss the start of anime's new spring season. Plus, New Day's amazing Dragon Ball Z entrance at WrestleMania, gorging on junk food while watching anime, and more!

Anime mentioned in this episode:

  • Final Fantasy XV: Kingsglaive
  • Brotherhood: Final Fantasy XV
  • Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju
  • Osomatsu
  • Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash
  • Erased
  • Haikyuu!
  • Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans
  • Dagashi Kashi
  • Dimension W
  • Space Patrol Luluco
  • Kumamiko
  • My Hero Academia
  • Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney
  • Re: ZERO - Starting Life in Another World
  • Bakuon
  • Endride
  • Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn RE: 0096
  • JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable
  • One-Punch Man
  • Yurikuma Arashi
  • K-On
  • School-Live
  • Gundam Wing
  • Shirobako
Mar 23, 2016

Kallie, MirandaMike, and Meghan take a look at the studios behind some of their favorite anime this week, and some grim realities of the anime industry. There's also a spoiler filled discussion of One Piece's latest arc and Erased's penultimate episode (starting around 13:10 for Erased) along with a chat about Stardew Valley's romance options.

Anime mentioned in this week's episode:

  • Erased
  • Naruto
  • Konosuba: God's Blessing on this Wonderful World
  • One Piece
  • Kill la Kill
  • Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju
  • Nisekoi
  • Gurren Lagann
  • Neon Genesis Evangelion
  • Dragon Ball Super
  • Sailor Moon Crystal
  • Digimon Adventure Tri
  • Paprika
  • Bleach
  • Gangsta
  • Shirobako
Mar 16, 2016

Game designer Nina Freeman joins MirandaMikeMeghan and Kallie to talk about the magical girl genre. What qualifies girls who use magic as magical girls? Which have the best familiars? And, most importantly, what can we learn from the great shows in this genre? Remember, Homura did nothing wrong.

Anime mentioned in this week's episode:  

  • Sailor Moon
  • Digimon Adventure Tri
  • She and Her Cat
  • Only Yesterday
  • The Boy and the Beast
  • Psycho-Pass: The Movie
  • Beck: Mongolian Chop Squad
  • Nana
  • Erased
  • Peach Girl
  • Lovely Complex
  • Robot Carnival
  • Perfect Blue
  • Kamisama Kiss
  • Yamishibai: Japanese Ghost Stories
  • Wakakozake
  • Oruchuban Ebichu
  • Hamtaro
  • Konosuba: God's Blessing on this Wonderful World
  • Princess Tutu
  • Revolutionary Girl Utena
  • Puella Magi Madoka Magica
  • Himouto! Umaru-chan
  • Cardcaptor Sakura
  • Magic Knight Rayearth
  • Fairy Tail
  • Tokyo Mew Mew
  • Sailor Moon Crystal
  • Shirobako

 

Mar 9, 2016

From cooking schools to ninja academies, the Club discusses the best (and worst) places to learn in all of anime.

Anime mentioned in this episode:

  • Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash
  • Rokka: Braves of the Six Flowers
  • Tokyo Ghoul
  • Hunter x Hunter
  • Fate/Zero
  • Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works
  • The Boy and the Beast
  • Erased
  • Puella Magi Madoka Magica
  • Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma
  • Ouran High School Host Club
  • Naruto
  • Prince of Stride
  • Eyeshield 21
  • One-Punch Man
  • Fairy Tail
  • Little Witch Academia
  • School-Live!!
  • Cromartie High School
  • Attack on Titan: Junior High
  • Kill la Kill
  • Anti-Magic Academy: The 35th Test Platoon
  • Nisekoi
  • Gurren Lagann
Mar 2, 2016

Meghan, Kallie, and Mike discuss Hajime no Ippo, Haikyuu!, Slam Dunk, and more!

Anime mentioned in this episode:

  • Psycho-Pass
  • Prince of Stride

  • Pokemon: The First Movie

  • Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu

  • Hajime no Ippo

  • Slam Dunk

  • Free! - Iwatobi Swim Club

  • Prince of Tennis

  • Yowamushi Pedal

  • Haikyuu!!

  • Eyeshield 21

  • My Heavenly Hockey Club (manga)

  • Initial D

  • Redline

  • Kids on the Slope

  • One-Punch Man

  • Steins;Gate
  • Gurren Lagann
  • One Piece
  • Kuroko’s Basketball

Feb 24, 2016

Todd Haberkon (the voice of Fairy Tail's Natsu, D. Gray-man's Allen Walker, Sgt. Frog's Keroro) joins Miranda, Meghan, and Mike to discuss voice acting in anime and video games, the secret behind Keroro's leap, and why Todd Haberkorn got a Fairy Tail tattoo. Be sure to listen to the end of the episode to hear the winners of last week's Mamoru Hosoda contest. Thank you to everyone who entered!

Anime mentioned in this episode:

 

  • Dagashi Kashi
  • Fairy Tail
  • Sgt. Frog
  • Attack on Titan: Junior High
  • Guyver: The Bioboosted Armor
  • Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust
  • Chaos;Head
  • D. Gray-man

 

Feb 19, 2016

This week on IGN Anime Club Miranda, Meghan, and Mike discuss fantastic anime films outside of Studio Ghibli, including films from directors like Mamoru Hosoda, Satoshi Kon, and Makoto Shinkai. Plus, Miranda expresses her mixed feelings over Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash and the club gushes over Myriad Colors Phantom World.

Be sure to head over to the show's article on IGN for information about our latest contest.

Anime mentioned in this episode:

  • Prince of Stride: Alternative
  • Dimension W
  • Tokyo Ghoul
  • Patema Inverted
  • Myriad Colors Phantom World
  • Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash
  • 5 Centimeters Per Second
  • Only Yesterday
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! The Darkside of Dimensions
  • One Piece Film: Gold
  • The Boy and the Beast
  • Sekko Boys
  • Ghost in the Shell
  • Akira
  • Redline
  • Adolescence of Utena
  • Paprika
  • Millennium Actess
  • The Girl Who Leapt Through Time
  • Digimon: The Movie
  • Garden of Words
  • Voices of a Distant Star
  • Sailor Moon
  • One-Punch Man
  • One Piece
  • Gurren Lagann
Feb 10, 2016

With Valentine's Day on the way, Miranda, Kallie, Meghan, and IGN's Mike Mamon discuss the best anime couples (spoiler warning!) and how you can add a little more anime to your Valentine's Day plans.

Anime mentioned in this episode:

  • Erased
  • Psycho-Pass
  • Evangelion 3.33
  • Hajime no Ippo
  • Kids on the Slope
  • Charlotte
  • Inuyasha
  • Hunter x Hunter
  • Death Parade
  • Gate
  • Haikyuu!
  • Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans
  • Sailor Moon
  • My Love Story
  • Toradora
  • Code Geass
  • Revolutionary Girl Utena
  • Fruits Basket
  • Dragon Ball Z
  • Spice and Wolf
  • Steins;Gate
  • Mobile Suit Gundam AGE
  • The Seven Deadly Sins
  • Sound! Euphonium
  • Pokemon
  • Gurren Lagann
Feb 4, 2016

This week, IGN Anime Club highlights the 8 winter anime you should have on your radar and Nintendo games that would make great anime.

Anime mentioned in this episode:

  • One Piece
  • Fairy Tail
  • Digimon
  • Gintama
  • Sailor Moon
  • Kill la Kill
  • Prince of Stride: Alternative
  • Erased
  • Dimension W
  • Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash
  • Haruchika: Haruta and Chika Blossom Simulcast
  • Myriad Colors Phantom World
  • Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju
  • Sekko Boys
  • Pokemon
  • Inazuma Eleven
  • Animal Forest: Theater Version
  • The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! (American TV series)
  • The Legend of Zelda (American TV series)
  • Gurren Lagann
Jan 27, 2016

Bandai Namco joins IGN Anime Club to discuss their upcoming anime games and their favorite shows of 2015.

Anime mentioned in this episode:

  • Naruto
  • Naruto Shippuden
  • Digimon
  • Sword Art Online
  • One Piece
  • Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma
  • Yakitate!! Japan
  • Wakakozake
  • Himouto! Umaru-chan
  • Danganronpa: The Animation
  • Puella Magi Madoka Magica
  • One-Punch Man
  • Dragon Ball Z
  • Sailor Moon
  • School-Live!
  • Shirobako
  • Death Parade
  • God Eater

Kids on the Slope

Jan 21, 2016

Miranda, Meghan, and Kallie finish up their discussion of the new winter anime, and wonder which senpai will notice them in the new mobile game Notice Me Senpai.

Anime in this episode:

  • Aokana: Four Rhythm Across the Blue
  • BBK/BRNK
  • Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash
  • Please Tell Me! Galko Chan
  • Schwarzes Marken
  • Tabimachi Lateshow
  • Girls Beyond the Wasteland
  • Konosuba
  • Undefeated Bahamut Chronicle
  • Divine Gate
  • Valkyria Chronicles
  • Ouran High School Host Club
  • Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma
  • One-Punch Man
  • Erased
  • Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend
  • Gate
  • Steins;Gate
  • Active Raid
  • Gurren Lagann
Jan 15, 2016

Meghan, Kallie, and Miranda discuss 10 of the new anime from the winter season and wonder if it's possible to fall in love with statue idol men. It's a strange episode. Meghan also gives a great explanation of rakugo.

Anime mentioned in this episode:

  • Erased
  • Noragami
  • K-On!
  • Yowamushi Pedal
  • Free!
  • Sound! Euphonium
  • Your Lie in April
  • Makura no Danshi
  • Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju
  • Prince of Stride: Alternative
  • Haruchika
  • Sekko Boys
  • Myriad Colors Phantom World
  • Dagashi Kashi
  • Dimension W
  • Wakako Zake Live-Action
  • Ojisan and Marshmallow
  • Gurren Lagann
Jan 6, 2016
Kallie, Meghan, and special guest Vince recommend the best shows to watch all at once... and ones you maybe shouldn't marathon.
  • Voltron
  • One-Punch Man
  • Beautiful Bones: Sakurako's Investigation
  • The Perfect Insider
  • Tokyo Ghoul
  • Snow White with the Red Hair
  • Psycho-Pass
  • Death Note
  • Bleach
  • Fooly Cooly (FLCL)
  • Michiko & Hatchin
  • Teekyu
  • I Can't Understand What My Husband Is Saying
  • Wakakozake
  • Naruto
  • Attack on Titan
  • Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma
  • My Love Story!!
  • Fruits Basket
  • Steins;Gate
  • Puella Magi Madoka Magica
  • Texhnolyze
  • Serial Experiments Lain
  • Spice and Wolf
  • Gurren Lagann
Jan 4, 2016

In this special episode, Miranda, Meghan, and Kallie answer listener questions and discuss the future of IGN Anime Club.

Dec 30, 2015

Bandai Namco's Associate Brand Manager Stephen Akana and Community Specialist David Lee join the IGN Anime Club hosts to talk about the new Sword Art Online game, One Piece, and more from Jump Festa.

Dec 16, 2015

Meghan is back! She joins Miranda and Kallie to discuss some of our most memorable holiday episodes, the best gifts to give to other anime fans, and anime you should watch with your family.

Shows in this episode: 

 

  • One-Punch Man
  • Comet Lucifer
  • Spice and Wolf
  • Haikyu
  • Beautiful Bones - Sakurako's Investigation
  • Nisekoi
  • My Love Story
  • Sailor Moon S: The Movie
  • Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood
  • Death Parade
  • Cowboy Bebop
  • Steins;Gate
  • Natsume's Book of Friends
  • Death Note
  • Fairy Tale
  • Black Butler
  • My Neighbor Totoro
  • Dragon Ball
  • Himouto! Umaru-chan
  • Yowamushi Pedal
  • Free
  • Sound! Euphonium
  • Pokemon
  • Gurren Lagann
  • SpongeBob SquarePants

 

Dec 9, 2015

IGN's Katie Kasarda joins Kallie and Miranda this week to, like most adults, try and understand the teens - the anime teens. Where are their parents? Why are they so darn mature? How do they always score the seat in the back of the class? We also discuss Undertale and Kallie talks about her time at PlayStation Experience.

Anime in this episode: 

 

  • Penguindrum
  • Digimon Adventure Tri
  • The Perfect Insider
  • Beautiful Bones: Sakurako's Investigation
  • Cowboy Bebop
  • One-Punch Man
  • Revolutionary Girl Utena
  • Yuri Kuma Arashi
  • Puella Magi Madoka Magica
  • Sound! Euphonium
  • YuruYuri
  • Hanayamata
  • K-On!
  • Parasyte
  • School Days
  • Durarara
  • Persona 4 Golden: The Animation
  • Another
  • Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun
  • Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works
  • Anthem of the Heart
  • Neon Genesis Evangelion
  • Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches
  • Gurren Lagann
  • Undertale (Game)
  • Hatoful Boyfriend (Game)
  • My First Errand (Hajimete no Otsukai)

 

Dec 2, 2015

IGN's James Faulkner joins Kallie and Miranda this week to discuss the most delicious-looking food in anime and a few of our favorite anime that does food best. Also, Miranda gives a brief breakdown on Digimon Adventure Tri and we imagine what our holiday parties would look like with our favorite anime characters.

Anime mentioned in this episode: 

  • Shirobako
  • Digimon Adventure
  • Digimon Adventure Tri
  • Dragon Ball Super
  • Sailor Moon Crystal
  • Revolutionary Girl Utena
  • YuruYuri
  • Yuri Kuma Arashi
  • Sound! Euphonium
  • Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma
  • Naruto
  • Makura no Danshi
  • Blood Blockade Battlefront (Kekkai Sensen)
  • Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun
  • Bonjour Sweet Love Patisserie
  • My Love Story
  • Yakitate Japan
  • Ponyo
  • Steins;Gate
  • Gurren Lagann
  • Master of None (not anime)
  • Banshee (not anime)
Nov 18, 2015

Max Scoville returns to IGN Anime Club to talk about the great Hayao Miyazaki films with Miranda, Meghan, and Kallie. The group also discusses Meghan's Sword Art Online: Lost Song review, and how anime games could be better. 

Anime Mentioned This Week: 

 

  • Akira
  • Sword Art Online
  • Bubblegum Crisis
  • Dragon Ball Z
  • Fist of the North Star
  • Project A-ko
  • Yuri Kuma Arashi
  • Penguindrum
  • Revolutionary Girl Utena
  • Nichijou
  • Princess Kaguya
  • Lily C.A.T.
  • Sound Euphonium
  • Wakakozake
  • Spirited Away
  • Princess Mononoke
  • Kiki's Delivery Service
  • My Neighbor Totoro
  • Ponyo
  • Porco Rosso 
  • Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind 
  • Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro
  • Howl's Moving Castle 
  • When Marnie Was There 
  • The Wind Rises

 

Nov 11, 2015

The club shares their favorite anime heroes and villains... and who they'd like to see couple up. Plus, they recommend 4 classic '80s shows!

Anime mentioned: 

  • One-Punch Man
  • Fairy Tail
  • Beautiful Bones - Sakurako's Investigation
  • The Perfect Insider
  • Project A-Ko
  • Dirty Pair
  • Fist of the North Star
  • Bubblegum Crisis
  • Death Note
  • Pokémon
  • Dragon Ball Z
  • Sailor Moon
  • Slayers
  • Kill la Kill
  • Food Wars
  • Puella Magi Madoka Magica
  • JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
  • Persona 4: The Animation
  • Pokémon
  • Sword Art Online
  • Steins;Gate
  • Record of Lotus War
  • Cutie Honey
  • Gurren Lagann

 

Nov 4, 2015

KallieMeghan, and Miranda watched Anthem in the Heart in theaters this week and discuss their thoughts on the film. With anime becoming more available, the group speculates what could happen if anime reaches mainstream popularity, talk about weird Yo-Kai, and the best arcs in Sword Art Online

Shows mentioned this week: 

  • Sword Art Online
  • Steins;Gate
  • Yo-Kai Watch
  • The Perfect Insider
  • Sakurako's Investigation - Beautiful Bones
  • One-Punch Man
  • Anthem of the Heart
  • Seven Deadly Sins
  • Knights of Sidonia
  • Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
  • Steven Universe
  • RWBY
  • Ghost in the Shell
  • Kill la Kill
  • Rick and Morty
  • BoJack Horseman
  • Archer
  • Futurama
  • Gurren Lagann

 

Oct 30, 2015

This week IGN Anime Club transforms into Umaru, discusses different types of horror anime, and announce the next Anime Watch Party show.

Anime mentioned in this week's episode: 

  • xxxHolic
  • Milpom
  • Shiki
  • Boogiepop Phantom
  • Himouto! Umaru-chan
  • Beautiful Bones - Sakurako's Investigation
  • The Perfect Insider
  • Yamishibai
  • Another
  • Ghost Stories
  • School-Live!
  • Nisekoi
  • High School of the Dead
  • Elfen Lied
  • Higurashi no naku koro ni (When They Cry)
  • School Days
  • Paranoia Agent
  • Perfect Blue
  • The Enigma of Amigara Fault (manga)
  • Mnemosyne
  • Death Note
  • Monster
  • Steins;Gate
  • Gurren Lagann
Oct 21, 2015

Jared joins KallieMeghan, and Miranda as they discuss what they love and hate about fan service in anime. Plus, Jared offers insight into the cultural differences between Japan and the West.

Anime mentioned in this episode:

  • The Devil Is a Part-Timer
  • Call Me Tonight
  • Burn-Up W
  • Utawarerumono: The False Faces
  • Comet Lucifer
  • Gunbuster
  • Free!
  • Slayers
  • Prison School
  • Steins;Gate
  • Himouto! Umaru-chan
  • Neon Genesis Evangelion
  • Gangsta
  • Mitchiko and Hatchin
  • Asterisk War
  • Shimoneta: A Boring World Where the Concept of Dirty Jokes Doesn't Exist
  • Bakemonogatari
  • Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma
Oct 14, 2015

KallieMeghan, and Miranda tackle another batch of fall anime and are pleasantly surprised with some great new mature shows and another funny anime parody. The club analyzes a few of the new not-so-short anime shorts and Kallie expresses her disdain for talking animals.

Anime discussed in this episode:

 

  • Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans
  • Mr. Osomatsu
  • Utawarerumono: The False Faces
  • Beautiful Bones - Sakurako's Investigation
  • The Perfect Insider
  • Kagewani
  • Aldnoah.Zero
  • Lovely Muco
  • School-Live
  • Milpom
  • Fushigi Yugi
  • Fairy Tail
  • Yamishibai
  • Steins;Gate

 

Oct 9, 2015

Spoiler warning for all of the School-Live anime! In this special episode of IGN Anime Club, Alaina Yee rejoins the group to dig into School-Live's best moments. 

Oct 7, 2015

This week IGN Anime Club recaps many of the shows debuting in fall. They also compare the uncanny similarities between two new anime and debate Attack on Titan: Junior High's effectiveness as a parody.

Anime discussed in this episode: 

  • Attack on Titan: Junior High
  • Concrete Revolutio: Choujin Gensou
  • One-Punch Man
  • Owarimonogatari
  • Young Black Jack
  • JK-Meshi!
  • Comet Lucifer
  • The Asterisk War
  • Chivalry of a Failed Knight
  • Lance N' Masques
  • Kagewani
  • Hakone-chan
  • Bottom Biting Bug
  • Steins;Gate
Sep 30, 2015

This week IGN Anime Club finishes their discussion about summer anime, list off a few fall shows they're excited for, and dig into two more Steins;Gate episodes.

Anime discussed in this episode:

  • Gangsta
  • Makura no Danshi (Pillow Boys)
  • Steins;Gate
  • Love Live! School Idol Project
  • Overlord
  • Rokka no Yuusha
  • GATE
  • Ranpo Kitan: Game of Laplace
  • The Rose of Versailles
  • Shimoneta: A Boring World Where the Concept of Dirty Jokes Doesn’t Exist
  • Attack on Titan: Junior High
  • Beautiful Bones - Sakurako's Investigation
  • Concrete Revolutio: Choujin Gensou
  • One Punch Man
  • Kowabon
  • Owarimonogatari
  • Young Black Jack
  • JK-Meshi!
  • The Perfect Insider
Sep 25, 2015

This week IGN Anime Club discusses their favorite shows and the best surprises from the summer 2015 anime season. Plus, Miranda discusses all the cool things she saw at Tokyo Game Show.

Sep 16, 2015

This week, the Club shares their best tips for cosplay beginners and the anime characters they can't wait to cosplay. Plus, one member is sending cute videos from Japan!

Anime mentioned in this episode: 

  • Actually, I Am
  • Charlotte
  • Cowboy Bebop
  • Danganronpa
  • Fairy Tail
  • Gangsta
  • Himouto! Umaru-chan
  • Kill la Kill
  • Makura no Danshi (Pillow Boys)
  • Miss Monochrome
  • Monthy Girls' Nozaki-kun
  • Nisekoi
  • Pokémon
  • Puella Magi Madoka Magica
  • Ranma 1/2
  • School-Live
  • Slayers
  • Steins;Gate
  • Wakakozake
Sep 9, 2015

This week, IGN Anime Club discusses One Piece, the good and bad of Attack on Titan, and why they're not super into Monster Musume.

Anime discussed in this episode: 

One Piece
Makura no Danshi (Pillow Boys)
Gangsta
Naruto
Nisekoi
Teekyu
School-Live
Charlotte
Himouto! Umaru-chan
Attack on Titan
Steins;Gate
Monster Musume
Gatchaman Crowds: Insight
Overlord
Wakakozake

Sep 3, 2015

This week on IGN Anime Club MirandaAlainaKallie, and Meghan discuss rumors of a FLCL remake and their favorite Otaku characters in anime. Plus, the group says a sad goodbye to one its members.

Anime mentioned in this episode:

  • FLCL
  • Makura no Danshi (Pillow Boys)
  • Slayers Himouto! Umaru-chan
  • Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun
  • Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma
  • School-Live
  • Charlotte
  • Gangsta
  • Neon Genesis Evangelion
  • The World God Only Knows
  • Watamote - No Matter How I Look at It, It’s You Guys' Fault I’m Not Popular
  • Yowamushi Pedal
  • Steins;Gate
  • No Game, No Life, 
  • Sword Art Online
  • Overlord 
Aug 31, 2015

Funimation's Justin Rojas joins IGN Anime Club for a special episode to discuss Funimation's history with Dragon Ball, dating sims, and the challenges of dubbing a simulcasted anime series.

Anime mentioned during the show: 

Dragon Ball Z

Dragon Ball Super

Samurai Pizza Cats

Sailor Moon

The Boy and the Beast

Wolf Children

Summer Wars

Fullmetal Alchemist

Space Dandy

Psycho-Pass

Gangsta

Sky Wizards Academy

Prison School

Black Lagoon

Himouto! Umaru-chan

Free!: Eternal Summer

Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker

Yu Yu Hakusho

Shimoneta: A Boring World Where the Concept of Dirty Jokes Doesn’t Exist

Tokyo Ghoul

Yuri Kuma Arashi

Aug 26, 2015

Viz Media's Charlene Ingram joins MirandaAlainaKallie, and Meghan this week to speculate what kind of anime would feature U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and discuss the complexities of creating box sets. The group also looks back on which '90s anime they'd like to see make a comeback and talks about how Viz is celebrating Naruto at this year's New York Comic Con.

Aug 19, 2015

MirandaAlainaKallie, and Meghan and one of IGN's Code Foo interns, Kumaran Chanthrakumar, lament some of their most disappointing anime, discuss Shimoneta's strange cookies, and muse over Castle Town Dandelion's subtle yet enjoyable fan service. This week in the Anime Watch Party, Anime Club discusses Steins;Gate episode 4 and 5.

Aug 12, 2015

MirandaAlainaKallie, and Meghan somehow tie in Dota 2 to anime, debate Umaru Doma’s most interesting traits, and break down some of the worst tropes and characteristics of shoujo anime. To end on a more positive note, the ladies discuss some of their favorite shoujo anime that defy some of the superficial characteristics.

This week on Anime Watch Party, Anime Club goes over Steins;Gate episodes 3 and 4.

Aug 5, 2015

From Cowboy Bebop’s classic Tank to Attack on Titan’s epic Guren no Yumiya, Miranda, Alaina, Meghan, and Kallie talk about their favorite theme songs and what makes them worth watching. Anime Club breaks down the best kinds of theme songs, and discuss some of the best ending themes. This episode also marks the beginning of the second Anime Watch Party, featuring Steins;Gate.

Jul 29, 2015

Voice actor and musician Vic Mignogna (Edward Elric from Fullmetal Alchemist, Tamaki from Ouran High School Host Club) joins MirandaAlainaKallie, and Meghan to discuss the difficulties of dubbing anime and what it's like to be a voice actor. Stay tuned to the end of the show for information on the next Anime Watch Party.

Jul 22, 2015

From figures to wall scrolls and posters, IGN Anime Club discusses some of the coolest collectables and some surprising shows from the summer lineup. Head over to the show article on IGN to vote for the next Anime Watch Party series.

Jul 15, 2015

Zach Ryan joins MirandaAlaina, and Meghan in discussing a few more summer anime. We dig into what went wrong with some of the Final Fantasy movies, and how they could be better in the future. The club also talks about which JRPGs they'd like to see get an anime series. As mentioned on the show, IGN Anime Club now has t-shirts! Head over to go.ign.com/store to check out the design and colors.  

Jul 8, 2015

AlainaMeghan, and Miranda are joined by IGN'sKallie Plagge to give their first impressions of a handful of summer anime, including Gangsta, Ushio and Tora, GATE, and more. Meghan talks about her time at this year's Anime Expo, and the group explains why IGN isn't reviewing Dragon Ball Super quite yet.

Jul 1, 2015

After a short break, IGN Anime Club is back! Alaina, Meghan, and Miranda say farewell to some of their favorite spring anime and break down the summer anime they're most looking forward to. The club discusses their favorite — and least favorite — surprise series of spring, and think on what shows they dropped that may be worth going back to. Be sure to check out the show's article on IGN to cast your vote for your favorite series of spring and what we should do next for the Anime Watch Party.

Jun 10, 2015

With E3 just around the corner, MirandaAlainaMeghan, and returning guest Jared Petty dig into some of the history of anime games, including the first American and European Dragon Ball game for the NES, and analyze how anime games are treated today. We also take a look at a few of the worst and best anime based on video games, and make a wishlist of games we wish were anime.

Jun 3, 2015

IGN's Brian Malkiewicz and Frank Knight join IGN Anime Club to discuss the Pokemon and Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG, whether or not Pokemon's anime is better than Digimon, and they announce a new contest.

The Pokémon Company International is not the giveaway sponsor nor coordinator, nor has any formal association with the contest, but is a supplier of the product.

May 27, 2015

IGN's Kallie Plagge joins the anime club to discuss anime conventions, cosplay, horror manga, and childhood memories of anime. The crew ends the show with the Anime Watch Party discussion of Cowboy Bebop episodes 11 and 12.

May 20, 2015

IGN's Vince Ingenito joins AlainaMeghan and Miranda to talk about the true meaning of shonen and how the genre is often overshadowed by its most popular franchises. The group also discusses how filler can benefit a show and list their favorite types of shows to rewatch.

May 13, 2015

MirandaAlaina, and Meghan sit down with guest Jared Petty to discuss a little bit of anime history, when anime was finally allowed to grow up in America, Alaina's memories of working in the manga industry, and announce the winners of Anime Club's first contest. Anime Club also discusses Cowboy Bebop Episodes 7 and 8 as part of the Anime Watch Party.

May 6, 2015

Crunchyroll's brand manager Victoria Holden and engineer Evan Minto join MirandaAlaina, and Meghan to discuss what the future may hold for the anime industry, how to get a job in the anime industry, and the love/hate relationship with JoJo's Bizarre Adventure's Dio.

Apr 29, 2015

From music to cartoons, anime and manga influence western pop culture in many ways. Mitch joins the Anime Club to discuss some of the greatest (and worst) cultural mashups, Dragon Ball Super, and how spoilers can ruin everything.

Apr 22, 2015

Marty joins the Anime Club to discuss binge watching, our favorite shows of all time, and how to get back into anime after taking a long break. We discuss Cowboy Bebop episodes 1 and 2 for this week's Watch Party.

Apr 15, 2015

Max joins the Miranda, Meghan, and Alaina to discuss how difficult it was to find new anime in the '80s, the reason there are Dragon Ball characters named after vegetables, and the challenges of voice acting.

Apr 8, 2015

In the first episode of IGN Anime Club, Alaina, Miranda, and Meghan discuss Attack on Titan, spring 2015 anime, and some of their cosplay history. 

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