I am DONE with You: Winter 2015 (Who Needs Sleep?)

hisui_icon_4040 So another anime season is wrapping up and anyone who regularly follows the blog and podcast will know that means we have to do the Case Closed Reviews as shows end. We have to do them quickly because the new shows for the SWAT reviews are right around the corner. But there are a few shows that I watch on my own that have wrapped up recently. Since Kate did not watch them I don’t feel like recording a solo Case Closed Review but I do feel like I should put down my finals thoughts in some format. I decided to put out this post just in case anyone was curious how these shows turned out in the end.

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The Speakeasy #063: Qui Gon Gin—John Allison, Star Wars, Crowdfunding, and Ninjas

Drink #063: Qui Gon Gin
John Allison, Star Wars, Crowdfunding, and Ninjas

Ongoing Investigations: Giant Days by John Allison, Lissa Treiman, and Whitney Cogar; The Magicians series by Lev Grossman, Whispered Words (vol. 3) by Takashi Ikeda, Fresh PerCure and Go! PreCure 5 by Toei, Star Wars Rebels S1 by Lucasfilm Animation.

Topics: To All the Corners of the World Crowdfunding Campaign, Non-Japanese Anime Artist Shares His Experience, Seven Seas Roleplaying Plans and Space Dandy card game, World-wide Simulcast of Ninja Slayer, Pacific Rim 2, Yoshihiro Tatsumi.

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

Qui Gon Gin

  • 1 oz Gin
  • 2 oz Melon liquor
  • 1 splash Lime juice
  • Fill with Tonic water
  • 1 Lime wedge 

Directions: For the Qui Gon Gin and Tonic, mix the first three ingredients in a highball glass and top with tonic water. Garnish with a lime wedge and, if possible, use a green glow stick as a stir. Drink and stray away from the topic of midi-chlorians.

 

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The Speakeasy #062: Early Morning Splash—Figures, Shojo Art, Idea Channel, and Tomino

Drink #062: Early Morning Splash
Figures, Shojo Art, Idea Channel, and Tomino

Ongoing Investigations: Idea Channel meet-up NYCWorld of Shojo Manga: Mirrors of Girls’ Desires exhibit, Black Bard by Sazanami IchiyaPretty Cure Splash Star and Fresh Pretty Cure! by Toei Animation.

Topics: WonderfestHiroaki Yura resigns from Creative Intelligence/Under the DogSummit of the Gods Manga Gets French CG Animated FilmG-Reco Website is Fielding Questions for Gundam Creator Yoshiyuki TominoCrunchyroll And Discotek Media Partner, and Discotek Talks Crowdfunding.

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Bonus recording from after Kate got the chance to visit the Shojo Manga: Mirrors of Girls’ Desires exhibit at Baruch College.

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

Early Morning Splash

1.6 oz peach vodka
3.2 oz orange juice
3.2 oz Sprite® soda
Make a half-n-half drink with orange juice and Sprite with a splash of peach vodka.

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