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‘Interspecies Reviewers’ Review: I Can’t Believe It’s Not Hentai!
March 13, 2020

In Anime Airwaves #19, we review 異種族レビュアーズ (Ishuzoku Reviewers), the controversial series from studio Passione. In a world where many different humanoid species exist and prostitution is legal, there exists various brothels for each kind of species run...

‘My Hero Academia: Heroes:Rising’ Review: National Lampoon’s Anime Vacation
March 06, 2020

In Anime Airwaves #18, we review 僕のヒーローアカデミア THE MOVIE ヒーローズ:ライジング (Boku no Hero Academia the Movie 2: Heroes:Rising), the hyped series from studio Bones. The number one hero anime is back in theaters for a battle beyond anything fans have ever seen!

‘How Heavy Are the Dumbbells You Lift?’ Review: Do You Even Lift, Senpai?
February 28, 2020

In Anime Airwaves #17, we review Dumbbell Nan Kilo Moteru?, the hyped series from studio Doga Kobo. During a regular after-school grub crawl, gluttonous high schooler Hibiki Sakura is confronted about her ever-expanding waistline by her best friend,

'Made in Abyss' Review: Whistleblowers, Do the Limbo!
February 21, 2020

In Anime Airwaves #16, we review Made in Abyss, the hyped series from studio Kinema Citrus. The Abyss—a gaping chasm stretching down into the depths of the earth, filled with mysterious creatures and relics from a time long past.

'Food Wars' Review (Shokugeki no Soma: Shin no Sara): Eat With Your Eyes
February 14, 2020

In Anime Airwaves #15, we review Shokugeki no Soma: Shin no Sara, the hit series from studio J.C. Staff. At Tootsuki Culinary Academy, a heated eight-on-eight Shokugeki known as the Régiment de Cuisine rages on between Central and the rebel forces led ...

'Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!' Review: A World of Pure Imagination
February 07, 2020

In Anime Airwaves #14, we review Eizouken ni wa Te wo Dasu na!, the show from studio Science Saru. Special guest Sasha Duran from the Spoop Hour podcast joins the discussion. Midori Asakusa sees the world a bit differently.

Hearthstone's Battlegrounds, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, & Xbox Hardware and the Future of Gaming
February 01, 2020

In Power Creep #14, we talk about Star Wars Jedi: Fallen order, Hearthstone’s Card-Battle-Royale, Battlegrounds, Xbox hardware news, and and what streaming means for the future of gaming. The audio effect “Monster Chuckle” by Domarius is licensed under...

'Ni No Kuni' Review: A Leap of Faith
January 31, 2020

In Anime Airwaves #13, we review Ni No Kuni, the show from studio OLM. Special guest Terrell Royster from the Around the Geek podcast joins the discussion. High schooler Yuu and his friend Haru get involved in a case involving his childhood friend Koto...

'Re:Creators' Review: Reverse Isekai-tus
January 21, 2020

In Anime Airwaves #12, we review Re:Creators, the show from studio TROYCA. Humans have designed countless worlds—each one born from the unique imagination of its creator. Souta Mizushino is a high school student who aspires to be such a creator by writ...

'Knives Out' Review
December 29, 2019

Welcome to Picture Perfect, Pop Culture Bento’s Motion Picture Podcast! In Picture Perfect #13, we review the latest whodunnit murder-mystery, Knives Out. Do we make the case for Knives Out as the best movie of the year?