The Speakeasy #080: Voltron, Kubo and the Two Strings, Otakon, Akito the Exiled

Ongoing Investigations: Voltron Legendary Defender by Dreamworks, Kubo and the Two Strings by Laika, and Code Geass: Akito the Exiled by Sunrise.

Food for Thought: What is the most important thing for Otakon to get right its first year in D.C.?

Topics: Otakon 2016

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And now your helpful bartenders at The Speakeasy present your drink:

Last Goodbye

  • 1 oz cognac
  • 3/4 oz cherry brandy
  • 1/4 oz triple sec
  • 1/2 oz lime juice
  • 1 tsp grenadine syrup
Pour into an old-fashioned glass half-filled with broken ice, and serve.

The Speakeasy #076: Dagashi Kashi, Kadokawa, Detective Conan, Kouji Wada

Ongoing Investigations: Twin Star Exorcists vol. 1 by Yoshiaki Sukeno, Long Way North from Sacrebleu Productions, Maybe Movies, and Norlum, Dagashi Kashi from Studio Feel, Detective Conan: Sunflowers of Inferno (movie 19) from TMS Entertainment, Haruchika: Haruta & Chika from P.A. Works.

Food for Thought: What anime would benefit most from watching it completely cold?

Topics: Goodbye Kouji Wada, Kadokawa Partners with Crunchyroll and Yen Press, Eisner Nominations.

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And now your helpful bartenders at The Speakeasy present your drink:

Kit Kat Shooter

  •  1 part Creme de Cacao dark
  • 1 part Frangelico
  • 1 part Baileys Irish Cream

As much as you like but equal amounts of each. Serve in shot glasses.

 

The Speakeasy #075: My Little Monster, Fire Emblem, Spectre, Gravity Falls

Ongoing Investigations: 007: Spectre from Eon Productions, Firefight and Calamity by Brandon Sanderson, Fire Emblem Fates from Intelligent Systems, Gravity Falls from Disney, My Little Monster by Robico.

Food for Thought: What upcoming videogames are you looking forward to?

Topics: Crowdfunding round-up with Riding Bean, The Vision of Escaflowne, Kaze no Yo ni, Mayoiga. Amazon and Noitamina partnership, Netflix and Production I.G partnership, Production I.G’s FLCL, Anime Mirai Becomes Anime Tamago.

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And now your helpful bartenders at The Speakeasy present your drink:

Vesper Martini

  • 3 measures of Gordon’s Gin
  • 1 measure of vodka
  • 1/2 measure Kina Lillet
  • Lemon peel for garnish

“Three measures of Gordon’s, one of vodka, half a measure of Kina Lillet. Shake it very well until it’s ice-cold, then add a large thin slice of lemon peel. Got it?” Casino Royale, Chapter 7