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I’ll keep it short and sweet! I’m Reikan and I love anime, video games, Japanese culture, economics, politics, and much more. I love giving analysis and commentary on all of these things! Many of you who are seeing this may have been following me for at least a year...or 4. I am trans and staunchly anti-elitist as well. I have been building a community of intelligent and kind geeks for 4 years strong and I have no intention of ever stopping.

I’ll keep it short and sweet! I’m Reikan and I love anime, video games, Japanese culture, economics, politics, and much more. I love giving analysis and commentary on all of these things! Many of you who are seeing this may have been following me for at least a year...or 4. I am trans and staunchly anti-elitist as well. I have been building a community of intelligent and kind geeks for 4 years strong and I have no intention of ever stopping.
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I’ll keep it short and sweet! I’m Reikan and I love anime, video games, Japanese culture, economics, politics, and much more. I love giving analysis and commentary on all of these things! Many of you who are seeing this may have been following me for at least a year...or 4. I am trans and staunchly anti-elitist as well. I have been building a community of intelligent and kind geeks for 4 years strong and I have no intention of ever stopping.

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English

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(530) 616-8258


Episodes

Anime FB Tier List & The FB Death Trap (w/ Ba$ed Imouto)

6/17/2019
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In this podcast, we are discussing the “Anime Facebook Tier List” thatFally and I made at the end of May. This rustled the jimmies of a few pages, despite going over well with most of the pages listed in it. We also discuss how and why a content ought to leave or avoid FB as a means to grow an audience due to FB being a “death trap” for FB creators. You can see the tier list post here (pages are listed in the comments by me):...

Duration:01:48:20

Hip-Hop & Shonen Talk (w/ Sürrae)

6/3/2019
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We have returned from a hiatus to discuss Hip Hop in anime, shonen, and to start off we're getting personal like we've never done before to let you dear listeners get to know who you're listening to a bit more~ You can find our guest (all 3 tracks used are his and will be featured in future podcasts) and follow him here: https://soundcloud.com/isyoureal Follow our lovely co-host, Fally on his Medium: https://medium.com/@FallySenpai You can also subscribe to ya girl, Reikan:...

Duration:02:26:02

Re: Paying For Exposure in Art | Weebspeak

3/10/2019
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☆ In this podcast, Reikan describes why and how artists can have better lives with a bold vision for what we can do to fight for artistic expression and give artists more freedom from want and fear from economic anxiety. ☆ If you like what you see, please like, comment, follow! ♡━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━♡ ☆ Support my efforts to make content like this: https://www.patreon.com/reikan ✧・゚: *✧・゚:*(*uωu)*:・゚✧*:・゚✧ ☆ Come talk with me and make friends on my Discord server: https://discord.gg/sReP9yR...

Duration:00:12:27

Re: Vic Mignogna & MeToo Discourse

2/11/2019
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In these trying times, we find ourselves in the face of a crisis in our fandom. How do we approach MeToo? How do we find balance between truth, justice, community, and more if balance is what we need at all? In this podcast, I challenge you to rethink how you approach these discussions and challenge principles that you may be misusing and misunderstanding. Is neutrality something to achieve? Perhaps not. Feel free to take time to ponder on this and let me know what you think. I'm more than...

Duration:00:21:30

Weebspeak | Shrodinger’s Cat: Thinking Outside of the Box

1/31/2019
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☆ In this podcast, Fally describes a way of analyzing anime that is profound and bold. You can read more in his article here for the full thoughts on applying his analysis to Bunny Girl Senpai: https://medium.com/@FallySenpai/schr%C3%B6dingers-cat-is-an-anime-girl-701a4ab58507 ☆ If you like what you see, please like, comment, subscribe! ♡━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━♡ ☆ Support my efforts to make content like this: https://www.patreon.com/reikan ✧・゚: *✧・゚:*(*uωu)*:・゚✧*:・゚✧ ☆ Come talk with me and make...

Duration:00:35:42

How to Address the Labor Violations in the Gaming Industry

10/19/2018
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For those unaware, Rockstar (game studio who brought you GTA, LA Noire and Red Dead Redemption) has had a history of “alleged” labor violations and is well known as well to exploit workers—quite a video game industry standard known as “crunch time” where anybody necessary in the studio “volunteers” for unpaid overtime in insane working conditions (100+ hours/week). In this video, I lay out what we can do about it and how to move forward as both consumers and workers alike. ——————— Sources...

Duration:00:10:55

2017 Anime In Hindsight

9/14/2018
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If you like what you see here, please consider supporting us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/overlycriticalotakus --------------- Audio was mixed and edited by one of our lovely OCO community members, Soma Holiday: https://www.somaholidaymixing.com/

Duration:02:00:13

Neo Yokio Was Actually Good

9/14/2018
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If you like what you see here, please consider supporting us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/overlycriticalotakus --------------- Audio was mixed and edited by one of our lovely OCO community members, Soma Holiday: https://www.somaholidaymixing.com/

Duration:01:54:08

Are Anime Fans Spoiled? (w/ Rogersmith2004)

9/14/2018
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Is the Anime Community Spoiled Rotten? If you like what you see here, please consider supporting us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/overlycriticalotakus --------------- Audio was mixed and edited by one of our lovely OCO community members, Soma Holiday: https://www.somaholidaymixing.com/

Duration:01:52:35

The State of Journalism (w/ Zac Bertschy of ANN and Zaid Jilani of The Intercept)

9/14/2018
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In this episode of Weebspeak, we are joined by Zac Bertschy (Executive Editor at Anime News Network) and Zaid Jilani (Reporter at The Intercept) to discuss the State of Journalism. While we did not have time to discuss the current philosophical issues that we face everyday, we went into detail about the practical issues that journalists from all walks of life and all specializations have in common and we give advice to jaded as well as new journalists coming into the profession. If you like...

Duration:01:29:08

Anime: The Growing Experience (w/ Under the Scope)

9/14/2018
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This podcast has us blessed to have on Jack from an AniTube channel called: Under the Scope. Under the Scope is a fan just like all of us and freely speaks his mind on how the Anime that he watches affects him and allows his romantic views of Anime to grace our screens. We will be discussing how Anime has shaped us and how we can shape our experiences as a community in return not only for the present, but the future generations as well. If you like what you see here, please consider...

Duration:01:44:30

Fall 2017 Simulcast Line Up

9/14/2018
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If you like what you see here, please consider supporting us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/overlycriticalotakus ------------------ Audio was mixed and edited by one of our lovely OCO community members, Soma Holiday: https://www.somaholidaymixing.com/

Duration:01:59:00

The Price Of Gaming

9/14/2018
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If you like what you see here, please consider supporting us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/overlycriticalotakus ------------------ Audio was mixed and edited by one of our lovely OCO community members, Soma Holiday: https://www.somaholidaymixing.com/

Duration:01:25:43

Life in Japan Be Like (w/ RCAnime)

9/14/2018
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RCAnime is a darling of the AniTube community and is currently living in Japan (as is our other OCO admin: Outback Power Ranger)! Today we're talking about what it takes to live in Japan and what it's AHCTUALLY like! If you like what you see here, please consider supporting us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/overlycriticalotakus ------------------ Audio was mixed and edited by one of our lovely OCO community members, Soma Holiday: https://www.somaholidaymixing.com/

Duration:02:18:49

What Do We Want? MAID CAFES (w/ Sugar Pink Cafe)

9/12/2018
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We are doing a live podcast to let people know what we found in our survey this past weekend during Saboten 2018! We are joined by two lovely friends of ours who run Arizona's Matsuri Festival as well as Sugar Pink Cafe (one of the most popular maid cafes in the valley!) Come join in and ask anything! If you like what you see here, please consider supporting us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/overlycriticalotakus AND BE SURE TO FOLLOW SUGAR PINK CAFE AND ASK ANY QUESTIONS THAT YOU WANT:...

Duration:01:58:22

A Curious Look At Isekai Anime (w/ Pause and Select)

9/12/2018
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Today we're joined by the YouTube group: Pause and Select to discuss the Isekai genre (i.e. Re:Zero, Shelter, SAO, etc). Feel free to ask us any questions! Please support OCO on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/overlycriticalotakus & by subscribing and hitting that bell to get notified whenever we upload! ————— OCO: https://www.facebook.com/overlycriticalotakus/ ------------- Audio was mixed and edited by one of our lovely OCO community members, Soma Holiday:...

Duration:01:57:26

A Look Into Matsuri (w/ Arizona Matsuri Staff)

9/12/2018
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Today we're talking about Japanese festivals and how you can join a local mega party near you! Arizona Matsuri staff will explain how they do what they do and what you can expect to see when you visit one of these amazing sights to see (Japan right at home). Please support OCO on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/overlycriticalotakus & by subscribing and hitting that bell to get notified whenever we upload! ————— OCO: https://www.facebook.com/overlycriticalotakus/ Be sure to like and follow...

Duration:01:19:56

Cosplay Community & You

9/12/2018
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Hello! Welcome to Season 2 of the Weebspeak podcast! Today I am joined by a lovely local cosplayer who will be talking to me about everything cosplay! Please support OCO on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/overlycriticalotakus & by subscribing and hitting that bell to get notified whenever we upload! ————— OCO: https://www.facebook.com/overlycriticalotakus/

Duration:01:20:20

Lets Talk Shounen

9/12/2018
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Please support OCO on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/overlycriticalotakus & by subscribing and hitting that bell to get notified whenever we upload! ————— OCO: https://www.facebook.com/overlycriticalotakus/

Duration:02:18:47

What Makes A Good Horror

9/12/2018
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Please support OCO on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/overlycriticalotakus & by subscribing and hitting that bell to get notified whenever we upload! ————— OCO: https://www.facebook.com/overlycriticalotakus/

Duration:01:11:27