The Speakeasy #117: Avatar the Last Airbender, Sakura Wars, Xabungle, Here is Greenwood + More

We take this month to talk about all the stuff we’ve been watching during the pandemic. Kate discusses rewatching Avatar the Last Airbender and getting back to The Legend of Korra, exploring 80s robot show Six God Combination God Mars, and rewatching Here is Greenwood. Al fulfills his promise to come back to discuss the new Sakura Wars game and anime, plus he talks about Combat Mecha Xabungle, and he finishes off the Shelock Holmes inspired Case File nº221: Kabukicho.

Secret Santa 2017 Project Reveal

hisui_icon_4040_round It is once again time to learn the identity of your Anime Secret Santa. Where they a kindly Befana who left you an undiscovered anime gem or a wicked Frau Perchta made you watch Hand Shakers. Hopefully, either way, everyone involved had a good time and hopefully learns a little about their fellow anime fans.

Or if nothing else has made a bitter rival whose destruction will give them strength to carry on even in the darkness times.

One quick question for everyone to think about as they look over the list below: What could we do next year to make this even better. At this point, I think the Secret Santa Project is a fairly well-oiled machine. This is the 9th year for this exchange so I think we have worked out most of the major kinks. But is there something we have missed? It is entirely possible. This is also the time to innovate. 2018 could be a fun time to try a little twist on what he have done in the past.

If you have an improvement, variant (other than Manga Secret Santa), or a bit of advice for next year just kindly let us know below.

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The Speakeasy #091: Castlevania, Ideon, One Piece

Ongoing Investigations: Netflix Castlevania, One Piece Water Seven Arc, Space Runaway Ideon.

Song: “Fukkatsu no Ideon” by Isao Taira (OP to Space Runaway Ideon)

Food for Thought: What is your favorite “Kill’em All” Show?

Topics: World’s Largest Manga Library, GKIDS Picks Up Ghibli Catalog, Crunchyroll Producing Anime, 2017 Top-selling Media Franchises in Japan, Ai-Mai-Mi Stage Play

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