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Third Impact Anime is a group of simple otaku who love exploring the artistry, history, and community of anime. Hosted by Austin and many awesome friends. Keep up with us on Twitter @TI_Anime!

Third Impact Anime is a group of simple otaku who love exploring the artistry, history, and community of anime. Hosted by Austin and many awesome friends. Keep up with us on Twitter @TI_Anime!
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Third Impact Anime is a group of simple otaku who love exploring the artistry, history, and community of anime. Hosted by Austin and many awesome friends. Keep up with us on Twitter @TI_Anime!

Twitter:

@TI_Anime

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English


Episodes

#80 - Belladonna of Sadness

9/17/2019
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In this episode, Sully, Tobias, and Bill discuss Eiichi Yamamoto’s surreal, psychedelic classic Belladonna of Sadness, the story of a young French peasant woman who after a traumatizing event, uses the power of witchcraft to forge her place in her country’s national consciousness. The gang dig into the film’s deeper cultural, psychological, and artistic meanings, as well as debate in the canon of anime films and its complex relationship with trauma, sexuality, and agency Thank you for...

Duration:01:53:43

#79 - Summer 2019 Impressions (Group B)

8/25/2019
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Here's the promised Group B of our summer seasonal anime impressions! Sorry this is coming out a week or so later than we intended. School has started and Austin is a BUSY BEE! In this episode, Tobias, Tori, Bill, and Edwin talk about their seasonal picks (1 per) and give their modest first impressions. The anime reviewed in this episode are: Fire ForceHow Heavy are the Dumbbells That You Lift?Ensemble StarsO Maidens in your Savage SeasonCarole & TuesdayDemon Slayer: Kimetsu no YaibaCop...

Duration:01:36:24

#78 - Summer 2019 Impressions (Group A)

8/9/2019
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Wow we're doing a seasonal impressions episode?! We haven't done that in forever! In this episode, Sarah, Austin, and Ryan talk about their seasonal picks (1 per) and give their modest first impressions. The anime reviewed in this episode are: Vinland SagaDo You Love Your Mom and Her Two-Hit Multi-Target Attacks?Dr. StoneFire ForceDemon Slayer: Kimetsu no YaibaEnsemble Stars The goal is to reconvene after the season is over and do a post-mortem review of all of these. There will also be...

Duration:01:08:40

#77 - Farewell, Hamacon

8/7/2019
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A couple weeks ago, we were given the great pleasure of attending Hamacon in Huntsville, Alabama for the second year in a row as their Featured Panelists. This year's Hamacon was the last EVER and while we are sad to see it go, we are truly grateful for the great times and awesome friends we've made through it! In this con-versation episode, Tori, Tobias, Austin, and Edwin are joined by fellow podcast host, current co-director of Momocon, and former Director of Awesome at Hamacon, Basil...

Duration:02:25:07

#76 - Tamako Market & Tamako Love Story

7/14/2019
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Naoko Yamada (A Silent Voice, Liz & the Blue Bird) is one of the youngest and most critically acclaimed anime directors in the business today. Austin, Tori, and Andrew look back at her 2013 original TV series and subsequent sequel film, Tamako Market and Tamako Love Story. Thank you for listening! If you'd like to support our show, please consider sharing our show with your friends, or donate to us on either Ko-Fi or Patreon! Show notes are available on our website:...

Duration:01:25:22

#75 - Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children Review

7/1/2019
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If you haven't heard by now, Final Fantasy VII's long awaited Remake is coming out next March! We got a ton of new information about it at this year's E3, so of course it's the perfect time to revisit Final Fantasy VII in anime form! Austin, Tobias, and Tori are joined by our gaming pals, Will and Ryan of Mid Shelf Gaming, to discuss the 2005 film Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children, as well as it's 2009 "Complete" version and other adjacent FFVII anime projects. We discuss how we watched...

Duration:02:06:54

#74 - Pride Month Special! Localizing LGBTQ Anime with David Wald

6/25/2019
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To celebrate Pride month, Sully sat down with voice actor, script writer, and ADR director David Wald to discuss his work in working to dub and license LGBTQ themed anime, including Love Stage!! and Hitorijime My Hero. David is known for voicing Gajeel Refox in Fairy Tail, Bulat in Akame ga Kill!, Berg Katze in Gatchaman Crowds, and Tetsutetsu in My Hero Academia, and has been the ADR director for Love Stage!!, Hitorijime My Hero, Kokkoku, Bloom Into You, and the upcoming dub of Cutie Honey...

Duration:01:50:57

#73 - Con-flicts Vol. 2: Animazement 2019

6/18/2019
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So while some jerks were in Atlanta on Memorial Day weekend, the rest of us were in Raleigh for Animazement! The con brought us out as Featured Panelists, doing what we do best: talk way too much about Japanese cartoons. We had a total of 24 hours of content to provide over the weekend, some new, some old. As we’ve never really talked in-depth about our panels on the podcast, we break all of them down in this Dynamaxed episode of the Third Impact Anime Podcast. If you missed Animazement, or...

Duration:02:51:27

#72 - Con-flicts Vol. 1: Momocon 2019

6/6/2019
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A couple weeks ago, bits and pieces of the Third Impact crew visited Momocon 2019 in Atlanta, GA. Panels, parties...plenty of fun was had! Join Ryan, Sarah, and recurring-side-characters-with-cult-followings Edwin and Will as they share some of their favorite experiences from the con and determine if Momocon is worth the hype or not! Thank you for listening! If you'd like to support our show, please consider sharing our show with your friends, or donate to us on either Ko-Fi or...

Duration:01:17:29

#71 - Interview with Linda Young (Voice of Frieza in Dragon Ball Z)

6/2/2019
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Last weekend, at Animazement in Raleigh, NC, Sully got the chance to sit down with voice actor Linda Young, most famous for her iconic portrayal of the evil Frieza in the first Funimation dub of Dragon Ball Z! Besides Frieza, Linda has a long history of acting and voice work, from stage and commercials, to other anime roles. Notably she can be heard as Genkai in the dub of Yu Yu Hakusho, and the land lady in Double Decker. Huge thanks to Linda for coming on the show, and to Animazement for...

Duration:00:37:35

#70 - Interview with Robert Woodhead (Founder and CEO of AnimEigo)

5/29/2019
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Last weekend at Animazement in Raleigh, NC, Bill and I had the pleasure of having Robert Woodhead on the show. Robert is the Founder and CEO of Wilmington, NC's AnimEigo, one of the oldest anime licensing companies in North America. Anime fans these days would know them best for their highly successful Kickstarter campaigns to re-release titles such as Bubblegum Crisis, Otaku no Video, Riding Bean, and most recently, Gunsmith Cats. Huge thanks to Robert for coming on the show! And thanks to...

Duration:00:46:35

#69 - Penguin Highway Review

5/18/2019
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Tori, Austin, and Tobias review the latest anime adaptation of a Tomihiko Moremi novel, Penguin Highway! We have lots of good things to say about it, but a solid handful of critiques as well, so give it a listen! Hopefully you had the chance to see it in theaters recently yourself! Our next convention coming up is Animazement in Raleigh, North Carolina (May 24th-26th, 2019) and we hope to see you there! We will be performing many panels so feel free to attend and say hi! Thank you for...

Duration:01:33:21

#68 - Lupin III: Bye Bye Lady Liberty Review and Monkey Punch Tribute

5/5/2019
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This week, Austin and Bill pay tribute to Kazuhiko Katō (a.k.a. Monkey Punch), the creator of Lupin the Third, who passed away of pneumonia on April 11th, 2019. To celebrate his life and work, we're reviewing the first Lupin the Third TV special, 1989's Bye Bye Lady Liberty! Please enjoy! Show notes are available at www.thirdimpactanime.com Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/TI_Anime PodBean: https://thirdimpactanimepodcast.podbean.com/ YouTube:...

Duration:01:00:02

BONUS - Perfume & Sailor Moon: The Super Live

4/17/2019
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Tori and Austin recount their recent trip to NYC to see Frozen on Broadway, Perfume in concert, and Sailor Moon: The Super Live! Sully jumps in as well to give a brief history of Sailor Moon on stage. Please enjoy! Available on most podcasting services! Show notes are available at www.thirdimpactanime.com Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/TI_Anime

Duration:01:13:58

#67 - Super Mario Bros: Great Mission to Rescue Princess Peach! (1987) Review

4/8/2019
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In this week's episode, Sully, Ryan, and Jon travel into the Mushroom Kingdom where things aren't as they seem, and arguably aren't as they should be. We're reviewing the 1987 theatrical film, Super Mario Brothers: Great Mission to Rescue Princess Peach! Sounds exciting, right? Well..... listen and find out. Available on most podcasting services! Show notes are available at www.thirdimpactanime.com Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/TI_Anime

Duration:01:10:12

#66 - Devilman OVA Review

3/22/2019
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We're diving back into the Go Nagai-iverse with a review of the 80s/90s Devilman OVA! Sully, Ryan, Tobias, and returning good boi Jon give you the rundown on this infamous OVA, discussing the cast & crew, production history, relation to the original Devilman manga and TV series, the so-bad-it's-good English dub (courtesy of Manga Ent. UK), and how it compares to Masaaki Yuasa's Devilman Crybaby from 2018. Have you seen this OVA? What are your thoughts on it? Which version of Devilman is...

Duration:01:35:25

#65 - Alita: Battle Angel Review

3/10/2019
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If we had to sum up our review of Alita: Battle Angel, it would be "go see this movie!" Austin, Tobias, Tori, and Bill give their thoughts on the film, how it compares to the original OVA, what their favorite moments were, and we answer your questions from Twitter and Facebook! We will be Featured Guest Panelists coming up at the end of this weekend in Winston-Salem, NC at Triad Anime Convention: www.triadanimecon.com. If you're planning on attending, definitely come say hi or come check...

Duration:01:15:15

#64 - Urusei Yatsura: Beautiful Dreamer Review

2/21/2019
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LUM HAS INVADED! Sully, Austin, Tobias, and Bill take a journey into the wild and crazy world of Urusei Yatsura with arguably it's most famous and critically acclaimed entry, the Mamoru Oshii directed film Urusei Yatsura 2: Beautiful Dreamer! So what's this Urusei Yatsura thing all about? Are you telling me the Angel's Egg and Ghost in the Shell guy can do comedy too? What is The Curse of Lum? Did Groundhog Day rip this movie off? All answers and more to be found here! Are you a fan of...

Duration:02:03:04

#63 - Super KonMari-o Bros. 2 - A Review of Tidying Up with Marie Kondo

2/16/2019
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Back in Episode 44, Sully, Bill, and Austin discussed the Konmari method of tidying up. Since then, Marie Kondo has become an online sensation with her recent Netflix series Tidying Up with Marie Kondo that released in January. In this episode, we take a look at her new show and reevaluate our thoughts on her method and how to apply it to anime/nerd fandom. We also answer twitter questions, both related and unrelated! Note: This episode was recorded BEFORE Kingdom Hearts III was released so...

Duration:01:24:59

#62 - Interview with Tiffany Grant (Voice of Asuka in Neon Genesis Evangelion)

1/30/2019
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We are so excited to share with you all our interview with the legendary, the iconic, the incomparable Tiffany Grant! You may know Tiffany from her performances in innumerable ADV Films and Sentai Filmworks dubs, including her most iconic role as Asuka Langley Soryu/Shikinami in Neon Genesis Evangelion and the Rebuild of Evangelion films. Tiffany was kind enough to give us some of her time to pick her brain about voice acting, how anime dubs/conventions have changed over time, what...

Duration:00:56:19