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Day with The Cart Driver Season 3 Episode 1 – Tired of being cold this anime winter

Basically everything I post this month will include a Tanya face at the top. Welcome back to A Day with The Cart Driver anime podcast, where two married weebs bicker about anime. Myself and Day from GAR GAR Stegosaurus are back with season 3, because it’s been a long enough break since the last episode that introducing […]

16 CommentsYear in Review / By Scamp /

The Anime of the Year Awards and Top 10 Anime Series of 2016

2016 was an…interesting year in the wider sense of things, but in the narrow world of anime it has been one of the strongest of the decade so far. It might not have had the absolute highs of 2013 but it had a greater strength in depth where there were anime it hurt me that […]

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Vote for your best anime of 2016

As I’ve done for the past few years, I’m opening a poll for my readers (what’s left of you at least, although hopefully everyone is streaming back with all this hot content I’ve been posting lately) to vote on their favourite anime of the year. Same rules apply as ever. It must be an anime […]

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Top 10 Anime Moments of Suck 2016

It’s been fun this last year. Anime has been generally quite good and we just had our wonderful Christmas meals and a big comfort sleep after a massive dinner and too much chocolate. But before we enter the new year, there is one final cleansing exercise we must all embark on. On the day furthest […]

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12 Days of Anime #1: Sukeroku’s final performance

Sukeroku’s final performance is the perfect final encapsulation of everything that makes Shouwa Era Rakugo Shinjuu such a great anime. From the very first episode I had always admired how the anime showed the entire rakugo performances because to properly use them to tell your story, you needed a level of nuance beyond most others. […]

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12 Days of Anime #3: Dream of a hero

There was a fantastic moment in the first episode of My Hero Academia that I felt summed up what the show was trying to say. The main character had just been told he doesn’t have any superpowers. To a kid like him who watched videos of heroes endlessly and wanted nothing more in his life […]

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12 Days of Anime #4: Mob Psycho’s bodybuilding club

Bodybuilders have always struck me as weird. It’s not about being fit and healthy, which I could understand. It’s the strange desire to achieve an unnatural image of ripped muscles so they can feel more attractive. Maybe it has something to do with body building magazine covers featuring frankly unhealthy amounts of veins ready to […]

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12 Days of Anime #5: Yuri’s drunken dance

Pro tip: If you want me to like an anime, put in some strip tease dancing. It worked for Panty and Stocking it worked for Dominion Tank Police, and now it has worked for Yuri on Ice.

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