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Third Impact Anime Episode # 124 – Con-versations: Animazement 2022

An anime convention happened, and we happened to be there. Here us chat about the good, the great, the so-so, and the unexpected of Animazement 2022! Topics include…

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Third Impact Anime Episode # 123 – Night on the Galactic Railroad (& other Kenji Miyazawa Anime)

Put on your otter-skin coats for a journey into some classic Japanese children’s literature. On this episode, Austin and Bill are talking about the 1985 classic anime movie…

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Third Impact Anime Episode # 122 – Our Top 15 Anime MOVIES of the Two-Thousand-Tens

Here it is! Our Definitive Top 15 ranking of the best anime movies of the 2010s. We said we were going to do this all the way back…

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ANNOUNCEMENT: Third Impact Anime are Featured Panelists for Animazement 2022!

After we failed to completely disappoint them back in 2019, we’re happy to announce that the fine folks at Animazement have once again invited us to be the…

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Third Impact Anime Episode # 121 – Junji Ito’s Fragments of Horror (manga)

It’s almost April, and you know what that means… we’re only 6 months away from Halloween! Why not get the party started early with another episode covering a…

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Third Impact Anime Episode # 120 – Girls’ Last Tour feat. BokuSatchii

To continue our recent seasonal theme of reviewing anime with snow in them (see: Fate/Zero), we’re back with a review of the post-apocalyptic iyashikei (meaning healing) series, 2017’s…

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Third Impact Anime Episode # 119 – Best Anime WE Watched in 2021

We watched a LOT of anime in 2021, and not all of it was released then. So instead of doing a “Best of 2021” list, we just had…

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Kotatsu Corner #3 – IDK, Post-Holiday Title

Almost a year to the date we released our last Kotatsu Corner episode, but here’s another one! Kotatsu Corner is our side-show where we talk about non-anime related…

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Anime Secret Santa 2021! A Review of Time of Eve: The Movie (2010)

Here I am at the 11th hour of the Christmas season (now the day after, so I guess it’s the 13th hour?) writing my Anime Secret Santa review…

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Third Impact Anime Episode # 118 – Fate/Zero

We hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and/or Saturday with your friends and loved ones! To celebrate the holiday season. we’re covering an entry in the long…

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Third Impact Anime Episode # 117 – Detective Conan! Franchise Intro & Review of Movie 9: Strategy Above the Depths

One truth prevails, and that truth is that Bill is a huge Detective Conan fan. Yet, he’s never had a chance to gush about it on the podcast.…

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Third Impact Anime Episode # 116 – Junji Ito’s Uzumaki (Manga)

Happy (the week after) Halloween! We’re back this week with a story that will make your head spin, around and around, like a…. well, you know. We’re talking…

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Third Impact Anime Episode # 115 – Puella Magi Madoka Magica (2011) & The Movie: Rebellion (2013)

10 years ago, a sweet pastel-pink magical girl and her saccharine adventures took the anime world by storm, and then promptly threw us all into a spiral of…

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#114 – Otaku Unite! (2004) Anime Documentary Review

Would you believe that this episode was recorded AN ENTIRE YEAR AGO?! Because of production schedules, editing issues, school, work, an international pandemic, and generalize malaise, it took…

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Episode # 114 – Otaku Unite! (2004 Anime Documentary)

Would you believe that this episode was recorded AN ENTIRE YEAR AGO?! Because of production schedules, editing issues, school, work, an international pandemic, and generalize malaise, it took…

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We’re Back! TIA is coming to Queen City Anime Convention

After a year and a half with no conventions, we’re making our grand re-appearance! Masked and vaccinated, we’ll be attending Queen City Anime Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina…

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Episode # 113 – Spring 2021 Anime Season in Review!

Woah, woah, what’s this? Third Impact Anime doing a seasonal anime review!? That’s (almost) unheard of! Yet here we are, talking about some of the shows that made…

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Episode # 112 – Interview with Jonathan Tarbox! Talking Leiji Matsumoto, Anime Conventions, and working in manga!

Hey everyone! Look, another interview! For the third entry in our Leiji Matsumoto interview series, Sully chats with Jonathan Tarbox about Matsumoto’s WWII comic The Cockpit and how…

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#111 – Pride Month Special! A Conversation with Erica Friedman (Yuri Scholar & Manga Editor)

Happy Pride Month, everyone! For our 2021 Pride podcast, Tori and Sully have a chat with yuri researcher and Yuricon founder Erica Friedman! Erica goes into the development…

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Pride Month Special! Episode # 111 – A Conversation with Yuri Scholar, Erica Friedman!

Happy Pride Month, everyone! For our 2021 Pride podcast, Tori and Sully have a chat with yuri researcher and Yuricon founder Erica Friedman! Erica goes into the development…

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Episode # 110 – Demon Slayer – The Movie: Mugen Train

All aboard, it’s demon-slaying time! On this episode of the Third Impact Anime Podcast, we’re reviewing the recent big-screen anime hit, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba The Movie:…

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Episode # 108 – Dorohedoro (Season 1)

What did the podcaster in my mouth say to you?! On this episode of TIA, we’re reviewing season 1 of Dorohedoro, based on the manga by Q. Hayashida.…

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Episode # 109 – Interview with Helen McCarthy and Darren-Jon Ashmore on Leiji Matsumoto and Anime/Manga Scholarship

The second installment of our special interview series revolving around the newly released essay collection on Leji Matsumoto, co-edited by past (and current!) guest Helen McCarthy (Listen to…

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Episode # 107 – Interview with Leiji Matsumoto Scholars, Tim Eldred and Ed Hoff

The first installment of our special interview series revolving around the newly released essay collection on Leji Matsutmoto, co-edited by past guest Helen McCarthy. In this episode, Sully…

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Episode # 106 – Interview with Podcaster & Writer, Grant The Thief!

Ahoy, straw hats! In this episode of the Third Impact Anime Podcast, we’re happy to have with us writer, podcaster, and Twitter pun-lord, Grant the Thief! Grant is…

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Anisong Excellence! Introducing the Official Third Impact Anime Spotify Playlist

Over the last few weeks, we’ve been hard at work compiling a brand-new resource for our listeners to enjoy a.k.a. another way for us to inflict our tastes…

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Kotatsu Corner #2 – Toucan, Too Furious

Remember when we were going to start a mini-series? Well WE STILL ARE because now there are TWO OF THEM! Kotatsu Corner is a mini-sode series where we…

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Peace, Love, and Primals: My Final Fantasy XIV Experience

As we now sit in 2021, I have been looking back on what were my favorite media experiences of 2020. At first, I was just going to create…

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Media That Brought Me Joy in 2020

Well dang. 2020 is finally over. After a year of things being a huge pile of doo-doo, and 2021 being already off to a rocky start, I hope…

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Sully’s 2020 Selections

I agonized over what to title this. I didn’t want to call it “highlights”, because I wouldn’t consider all of these to be the most shining examples of…

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Episode # 105 – Sonic the Hedgehog (OVA) 1996

Remember theaters? Remember that Sonic the Hedgehog movie with Jim Carrey? That was 50 years ago… but we’re not talking about that today. At least, not really. Scrape…

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TIA Holiday Special! Episode # 104 – Sailor Moon S: The Movie

Christmas was over a week ago now, but the festivities can’t stop until we release a Christmas episode of some kind so, here it is! Sully takes us…

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Bill’s Top 8 Entertainment of 2020

COVID-19 has been taxing on us all emotionally and mentally. Entertainment has helped me distract from the dark and harsh reality of the virus. Here’s to 2021 being…

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Ryan’s Top 14 Things of 2020

So we all know the big event that happened this year and any retrospective article is gonna talk about it so I’m not gonna waste your time explaining…

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Sarah’s Best of 2020 a.k.a. “The Cope List”

Listen y’all, we all know 2020 was a crazy, awful year on many fronts. That being said, there are things that helped me get through this year either…

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Kingdom Hearts II Turned Me Into an Otaku

“Hey Austin, you should borrow this game. I think you’d really like it,” said an unsuspecting friend in my 6th grade class as he handed me a copy…

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Tobias’ Top Ten of Twenty-Twenty

One would think after an entire year of being encouraged to stay at home, we would all have tons of media to fill our Top Ten lists. Maybe…

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A Preview of Anisong’s Next Gen Artists: Lantis & Purple One Star New Generation LIVE 2020

Bright and early on Thanksgiving morning, our very own Tori and Sarah gave thanks for their love of anime and the music connected to it by watching a…

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Episode # 103 – The Secret World of Arrietty

Shrink down to size with us for our review of Studio Ghibli’s 2010 animated feature, The Secret World of Arrietty. This film is an adaptation of the classic…

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Episode # 102 – Kaiba (2008)

Wow guys, this one took a while to come out! We recorded this way back in the far off time of June 2020 and had to delay it…

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Episode # 101 – Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

Put on your masks, it’s a toxic jungle out there! This time, Tobias, Austin, and Sully discuss Hayao Miyazaki’s sophomore feature, Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind,…

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Moving Heaven and Earth – A look back at Castle in the Sky

While Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind may be the first original film project cited in Miyazaki’s canon, the honor of being the first true Studio Ghibi…

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The Cat Returns Review

The Cat Returns is a swashbuckling adventure that finds our main character Harou on a quest to discover her own self-confidence. While not as visually stunning as other…

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The Cat Returns Review

The Cat Returns is a swashbuckling adventure that finds our main character Harou on a quest to discover her own self-confidence. While not as visually stunning as other…

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All in All, You’re Just Another Pig in the Wall: Porco Rosso Review

The name Hayao Miyazaki conjures up a certain type of movie. Awe-inspiring fantasy against a backdrop of idyllic vistas, starring youthful main characters, with at least one mouth-watering…

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Episode # 100 – Neon Genesis Evangelion (TV) and 100th Episode Celebration!

Wow we finally made it episode 100! What better way to celebrate than by discussing the anime our name comes from… Neon Genesis Evangelion! What can really be…

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Be Part of Our 100th Episode!

Three years, a name change, 99 episodes, and numerous special guests later and we’ve finally made it to episode 100! We could not have kept going all this…

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Be Part of Our 100th Episode!

Three years, a name change, 99 episodes, and numerous special guests later and we’ve finally made it to episode 100! We could not have kept going all this…

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Episode # 99 – Interview with Anime Scholar Helen McCarthy

For this episode, Sully and Austin had the chance to sit down with noted anime scholar Helen McCarthy! Helen has been a pioneer in the English-speaking anime community…

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Episode # 98 – Interview with Justin and David of BOOMSLANK

We’re finally back after a month+ hiatus. Don’t worry, things may have slowed, but they certainly haven’t stopped. We’re hoping to get back to a more regular release…

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