Episode 152 – The Contrasting Conflict Conundrum

Episode 152 - The Contrasting Conflict Conundrum

It’s June, and that means certain grown-ass people will be throwing a conniption fit over everything and everyone. But for us here, that means only one month until Anime Expo, and also a bit of a lull until then, so we’ll be spending the month looking around for some interesting stories to talk about. In this case, said stories of interest include a strange revelation of a Death Note MUSICAL, a look at the manga and novel sales numbers halfway through the year, a not-great update on Kodansha’s FUBAR manga app, some smaller convention panels worth going over, and a frank and honest discussion over a recent episode of Oshi no Ko – it may not be for everyone, though.

At least there’s always the old standby of laughing at attempted plagiarism again. Everyone enjoys that.

intro – video games and memes in the prideful month
11:22 – main stories
1:13:24 – announcements and updates
1:43:58 – convention announcements
2:06:03 – home video releases

11:22 – there’s a Death Note musical happening in London
23:24 – let’s talk about Oshi no Ko episode 6 (content warning)
40:12 – laughing at plagiarism and “AI” again
46:41 – Oricon half-year sales marks
1:01:43 – an update on K Manga (it’s still bad)
1:13:24 – what did MAPPA announce?
1:19:24 – Zom 100 coming to Hulu… AND Netflix?
1:23:00 – Delicious in Dungeon dated for January
1:25:14 – Ōoku anime and BASTARD!! HMDF S2 on Netflix this summer
1:28:24 – Seven Seas audiobook imprint announced
1:32:34 – BOCCHI THE ROCK! compilation movie announced
1:38:06 – The First Slam Dunk film premiering at Anime Expo
1:39:21 – generic anime is delayed
1:40:53 – but WHY tho? (Tenchi Muyo GXP sequel OVA now on Crunchyroll)
1:43:58 – Anime Central: Crunchyroll summer and beyond pickups
1:49:34 – (more) Mashle dub cast revealed
1:57:07 – MCM London Comic-Con: Anime Limited announcements
2:01:56 – MCM: Yen Press
2:06:03 – home video releases (Ranma 1/2 movies/OVA, Gundam, Aniplex August, Sentai September)

additional audio from:
System of a Down – “Cigaro”
Death Note: The Musical Concept Album (yes really)

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Where to find us:
Alex – @AuraOfAzure
Andrew – @MangaMan9000, youtube.com/DubTalk
Jet – @Divinenegahttps://thenerdyabyss.wordpress.com

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