Kaiseki Anime Podcast Episode 113 – Do It Yourself!! & BOCCHI THE ROCK!

  • 00:00 Intro
  • 01:35 Do It Yourself!!
  • 12:50 BOCCHI THE ROCK!
  • 23:03 Outro

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Music Credits:

  • “Clover 3” by Vibe Mountain
  • Do It Yourself!! OP: “Dokidoki Idea o Yoroshiku!” by Konomi Inagaki, Kana Ichinose, Ayane Sakura, Azumi Waki, Karin Takahashi, and Nichika Ōmori
  • “Seasons” by roljui

Kaiseki Anime Podcast Episode 112 – Akiba Maid War & Chainsaw Man

  • 00:00 Intro
  • 01:09 Akiba Maid War
  • 14:36 Chainsaw Man
  • 22:48 Related shows
  • 26:43 Outro

You can find Kaiseki Anime Podcast on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and Google Play. Subscribe to us now! Please also take a moment to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts—these reviews increase our visibility to new viewers, as well as gives us the feedback we need to improve.

If you have any questions or comments, let us know by commenting below, through Twitter with #KaisekiAnimePodcast, or on our personal Twitter accounts.

Music Credits:

  • “Clover 3” by Vibe Mountain
  • Chainsaw Man OP: “Kick Back” by Kenshi Yonezu
  • “Seasons” by roljui

[Review] Romantic Killer is the RomCom You Can’t Help but Love

A ton of promising shows dropped at the start of this fall season, but one that continues to fly under the radar due to its Netflix release late in the season is Romantic Killer, an eye-catching romcom with a defiant heroine. On the surface, this show looks to be a modern Cinderella; we have Anzu Hoshino, a girl whose life revolves around three greats: video games, her cat, and chocolate. When Riri the fairy pops into her life with a mission to add some romance into Anzu’s life à la otome game tropes, we start the roller coaster that is our lead’s attempts to survive the onslaught of handsome young men and compromising scenarios. What started as a seemingly structured storyline with a predictable ending turned rapidly into one of my favorites of the fall that may very well be among the most entertaining romantic comedies of surprising depth in recent anime seasons.

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Kaiseki Anime Podcast Episode 111 – Taming the Final Boss, Raven of the Inner Palace, & Bibliophile Princess

  • 00:00 Intro
  • 01:00 I’m the Villainess, So I’m Taming the Final Boss
  • 08:45 Raven of the Inner Palace
  • 15:01 Bibliophile Princess
  • 23:35 Fall favorites
  • 25:43 Outro

You can find Kaiseki Anime Podcast on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and Google Play. Subscribe to us now! Please also take a moment to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts—these reviews increase our visibility to new viewers, as well as gives us the feedback we need to improve.

If you have any questions or comments, let us know by commenting below, through Twitter with #KaisekiAnimePodcast, or on our personal Twitter accounts.

Music Credits:

  • “Clover 3” by Vibe Mountain
  • I’m the Villainess, So I’m Taming the Final Boss OP: “Kyо̄kan Sarenakute mo Ii Janai” by Rie Takahashi
  • “Seasons” by roljui

Kaiseki Anime Podcast Episode 110 – Fall 2022 Anime Season Impressions

  • 00:00 Intro
  • 01:15 Housing Complex C
  • 02:17 Human Crazy University
  • 02:37 Legend of Mana -The Teardrop Crystal-
  • 03:02 More than a Married Couple, but Not Lovers.
  • 04:55 My Master Has No Tail
  • 05:58 The Little Lies We All Tell
  • 06:50 VAZZROCK THE ANIMATION
  • 07:15 Beast Tamer
  • 09:15 Bibliophile Princess
  • 10:56 BLEACH: Thousand-Year Blood War
  • 12:15 BOCCHI THE ROCK!
  • 13:57 The Eminence in Shadow
  • 18:23 Encouragement of Climb: Next Summit
  • 20:10 Futoku no Guild
  • 21:33 I’m the Villainess, So I’m Taming the Final Boss
  • 23:37 I’ve Somehow Gotten Stronger When I Improved My Farm-Related Skills
  • 24:41 Management of a Novice Alchemist
  • 25:19 LOVE FLOPS
  • 26:21 Muv Luv Alternative S2
  • 27:47 Raven of the Inner Palace
  • 28:56 Reincarnated as a Sword
  • 30:33 Shinobi no Ittoki
  • 31:52 To Your Eternity Season 2
  • 32:06 Urusei Yatsura (2022)
  • 33:22 Akiba Maid War
  • 35:36 BLUELOCK
  • 36:46 Boruto: Naruto Next Generation
  • 36:51 Chainsaw Man
  • 37:56 Do It Yourself!!
  • 39:21 Golden Kamuy Season 4
  • 40:17 Mob Psycho 100 III
  • 40:34 Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury
  • 43:56 SPY x FAMILY Cour 2
  • 46:36 Welcome to Demon School! Iruma-kun S3
  • 47:04 Outro

Transcription

Marina
Welcome to Kaiseki Anime, where we air new episodes every other week. “Kaiseki” covers currently airing anime, older series seen recently, and other relevant topics for the season. I’m your host, Marina, of the blog, “Anime B&B,” and with me is my co-host Draggle, of the cleverly titled “Draggle’s Anime Blog.”

Draggle
This week, we discuss our fall 2022 season impressions. So as usual, shall we start with the trash that we’ve dropped?

Marina
Yeah, and there are a lot just overall, but also a lot in this tier and the one above it. So we need to get going and try to go over them as quickly as we can.

Draggle
Okay, we’ll be fast.

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Kaiseki Anime Podcast Episode 109 – Summer 2022 Anime Season Review

  • 00:00 Intro
  • 01:29 Black Summoner
  • 02:01 The Devil is a Part-Timer! Season 2
  • 02:43 Harem in the Labyrinth of Another World
  • 04:18 Vermeil in Gold
  • 05:39 A Couple of Cuckoos
  • 08:05 Extreme Hearts
  • 09:03 Love All Play
  • 09:53 Love Live! Superstar!! Season 2
  • 12:21 Parallel World Pharmacy
  • 13:30 Rent a Girlfriend S2
  • 15:02 Shine on! Bakumatsu Bad Boys
  • 16:14 Teppen!!!!!!! Laughing Till You Cry
  • 17:55 When Will Ayumu Make His Move?
  • 18:23 The Yakuza’s Guide to Babysitting
  • 19:23 Yurei Deco
  • 23:17 Aoashi
  • 24:05 Classroom of the Elite Season 2
  • 25:56 Engage Kiss
  • 26:44 Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? IV
  • 28:00 Made in Abyss: The Golden City of the Scorching Sun
  • 30:53 My Stepmom’s Daughter is My Ex
  • 32:05 Overlord IV
  • 34:26 SHADOWS HOUSE 2nd Season
  • 35:52 Summer Time Rendering
  • 38:04 Call of the Night
  • 39:10 Lycoris Recoil
  • 41:05 Boruto: Naruto Next Generations
  • 42:04 CYBERPUNK: EDGERUNNERS
  • 43:05 Fuuto PI
  • 44:26 Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury – PROLOGUE
  • 44:51 Uncle From Another World
  • 46:07 Utawarerumono Mask of Truth
  • 46:20 Outro

Transcript:

Marina
Welcome to Kaiseki Anime, where we air new episodes every other week. “Kaiseki” covers currently airing anime, older series seen recently, and other relevant topics for the season. I’m your host, Marina, of the blog, “Anime B&B,” and with me is my co-host Draggle, of the cleverly titled “Draggle’s Anime Blog.”

Draggle
This week, we review the summer 2022 anime season.

So, it was quite a season, I guess.

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[Review] Parallel World Pharmacy – A Drawn-out What If

It wasn’t too long ago that I wrote about Parallel World Pharmacy‘s use of cosmetics and skincare, so I’ll refrain from speaking too long on the series now other than to quickly go over what did and didn’t work for me over the course of the season. As an isekai and slice-of-life, PWP did well to draw me into its world and our protagonist’s place in it. I thoroughly enjoyed seeing Falma use his experience from his former life as a pharmacologist to aid in his current one as a pharmaceutist now that medicine and magic co-exist. The show’s attempt to ramp up the drama in the latter part of the season reminded viewers, perhaps uncomfortably, about our own recent pandemic. While I appreciated the higher stakes, Falma’s near perfect handling of this emergency in addition too all the previous ones dampened any real concern, resulting in an ultimately forgettable series.

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[Review] SHADOWS HOUSE 2nd Season – New Faces, Same Emilico

The second season of SHADOWS HOUSE couldn’t have come sooner, and it wasn’t too long into it that I was reminded of all that I loved in the first season. Character interactions like those between Emilico and Kate, a dark Victorian-esque setting blanketing the scenery with shadows and lace, and a mystery that carries on still unsolved–these all balanced together to create a story that continues to enthrall. If, however, you hoped for resolution to our children’s fears, then you’ll be disappointed to know that this sequel does not wrap up the mysteries, but rather sets the stage for even more curiosities as they step closer to adulthood.

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[Review] Lycoris Recoil is the Joy that Keeps on Giving (and never changing)

As busy as the summer anime season was this year, there was a whole lot of mediocrity on that list. Only a handful of shows rose above the masses, with Lycoris Recoil taking one of the highest spots with charm and gusto. So much of the story might have faltered in other, lesser experienced hands, but each week the series defied the weaker elements of its framework with strong characters and writing. I’d be pressed to consider this show the best of the season, if not for the less-than-satisfying ending which lacks a much needed change for true resolution.

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[Review] Aoashi – Fighting to the Limits

The time has finally arrived, my long-awaited sports anime that ticks off all the boxes and then some, leaving me wanting for more. The set-up, our characters, their journey, and the final game all contribute to what I love most in this type of show. I don’t know if a sequel is in the works, but if it happens, I will be there cheering wildly from the stands.

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