Animecast: The State of Anime


It’s time for an extra meaty Animecast with this newest Discussional Episode. After hitting a few news subject, we give our updated take on the state of the anime industry by reviewing the biggest changes that have happened in the recent year. Following this, we hit up some community questions and round things off with some comical talk of Cross Ange.

e11fatestaynightunlimitedbladeworks02Our spoiler involved discussion of Cross Ange: Rondo of Angel and Dragon is our final topic of the podcast and begins at the 2:16:50 mark. If you haven’t watched up to episode 21 of the series, avoid listening beyond that point.

Special thanks to Lenzark, Tori, Ellie, shikakage, JackTWD4th, HenshinAllNight, and Homebound11 for the great questions and comments featured on this episode!

The intro for this episode is “Aoi” by Sakanaction. The outro for this episode is the second OP for Cross Ange called “The Apocalypse of Truth” by Yoko Takahashi.

We hope you all enjoy!

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Co-Founder of and Co-Host of the OtakuSpirit Animecast. A huge fan of anime since the early 1990s, consuming over 1300 shows. Outside of Otaku Spirit, he has been a judge for the Anime Awards and aided in reviewing titles for some publishers. While he's late to the collecting scene, he's found a lot of joy in filling his DVD/Blu-ray collection as well as collecting figures. Sharing this joy, he posts unboxing and feature videos on anime goods to YouTube.