By Ben & Jon
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In which, brothers Ben and Jon discuss anime, Japan, and nerd culture.
||Clean63: Humanity has Declined II: But with Snails this Time||Ben and Jon get all washed up in the newest installment of Humanity has Declined.. oh wait, no, this is Suisei no Gargantia (Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet) which has fewer fairies and more giant space snails.||5/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean62: Fan(tom) Service||The brothers get their wit sharpened with one of the most celebrated anime of the decade: Bakemonogatari. What appears on the surface to be a fan-service extravaganza of head-tilting proportions turns out to also be chock full of wit, rich imagery,||4/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean61: Anyway, Here’s Wonderbread||Ben and Jon get knee deep in fairies and shenanigans as they review the surprisingly cynical comedy Humanity has Declined (Jinrui wa Suitai Shimashita/人類は衰退しました). The series revolving around an unnamed heroine and her daily life as a||4/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSP: Spring 2018 Anime Season Preview||Ben and Jon bring you their take on the new season of anime for spring 2018. Running down the Anichart.net listings from least to most popular, they discover what they consider shows to be worth checking out and which should probably crawl back to what.||4/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean60: Technicolor Dreamscape||The brothers do a deep dive into a land of Pure Illusion when they enter the technicolor dreamscape of Flip Flappers. Ben and Jon discuss the surprisingly complex subtext and philosophy in a show about two girls,||4/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean59: Needs More Tanukis||The brothers are back in the season 4 premiere of Aniki! With the new season comes a new format covering your favorite series in a single episode. First up on the docket is Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun (Gekkan Shōjo Nozaki-kun).||3/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSP: Winter 2018 Anime Season Preview||Ben and Jon return during their winter break to wax poetic on deep cuts and the winter 2018 anime season line up. Running through the list from Anichart.net, from least to most anticipated series, the brothers unearth some stinkers, some sleepers,||1/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean58: My Dad Was a Robot||The finale of Aniki season 3 finally arrives with the last episode of Eve no Jikan. Misaki’s lack of chill is revealed as stemming from a fractured relationship with his dad and his boyhood robot. The magic of the café takes shape in the thrilling co||12/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean57: Extremely Insensitive||Rikuo has a crisis of faith in his new robot buddies when an upstart android steals the spotlight from him at a piano competition. Misaki also discovers that yet another patron at Eve no Jikan is a robot. Also featuring: Back Street Girls, Happiness,||12/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean56: How Much Green in Five?||How hard is it to keep one rule? Don’t discriminate between robots and humans. But when a walking bucket of bolts with a sad past walks into Eve no Jikan, Rikuo and Misaki have a very hard time abiding. Also featuring: Re:Zero, Nagi no Asukara,||12/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Two nerds review two silly shows
You guys have great chemistry! I love Jojo. Can't wait for more.
If you're into Anime or Otaku culture, these brothers deliver a well-produced show. They're well-versed in their subject matter and the show moves along smoothly. Highly recommended if you're into the subject matter!
If you like your anime, you'll be sure to get a kick out of Aniki!