The Speakeasy #070: Glitter Bomb—Barakamon, Felicia Day, Omakase, Glitter Force

Drink #070: Glitter Bomb
Barakamon, Felicia Day, Omakase, Glitter Force

Ongoing Investigations: You’re Never Weird on the Internet (Almost) by Felicia Day (memoir), Maria the Virgin Witch: Exhibition by Masayuki Ishikawa, Barakamon vols. 1-3 by Satsuki Yoshino, Fables by Bill Willingham and Mark Buckingham.

Topics: Glitter Force, Omakase by Viewster, Attack on Titan American anthology, Tiger & Bunny American movie.

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

Glitter Bomb

  • 1/2 oz. After Shock
  • 1/2 oz. Goldschlager

Combine and shoot.

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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S.W.A.T. Reviews: Winter 2015 Pt. 1

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The premise of these reviews is simple: watch the first episode of a series and then immediately sit down to record a review mini-podcast. The reviews are five- to ten-minutes long and entirely off the cuff. As always we only review new shows (so no sequels or continuations) and try to avoid anything that just looks outright awful. These are the first batch from the new season and now we’ve broken them into (helpful?) categories:

Sentence: Free to Go

Listen – First impressions of Yurikuma Arashi from Silver Link. It is streaming on Funimation.

Listen – First impressions of Death Parade from MADHOUSE. It is streaming on Funimation and Hulu.

Listen – First impressions of Rolling Girls from Wit Studio. It is streaming on Funimation.

Listen – First impressions of Yatterman Night from Tatsunoko Productions. It is streaming on Funimation.

Sentence: On Parole

Listen – First impressions of Assassination Classroom from Lerchee. It is streaming on Funimation.

Listen – First impressions of Maria the Virgin Witch from Production I.G. It is streaming on Funimation.

Sentence: Lock ‘Em Up and Throw Away the Key

Listen – First impressions of Samurai Warriors from Production NAS. It is streaming on Crunchyroll and Funimation.