Animated ACTION! - Episode 7 - Samurai Jack, season 5 (part 1)

Ink from Oldtaku no Radio and I cut into the VERY long-awaited finale of Genndy Tartakovsky's masterpiece, Samurai Jack!




Animated ACTION! - Episode 5 - Lloyd Kaufman & Troma

The independent filmmaking legend calls in from Tromaville to chronicle Troma Entertainment's long history with animation, including the Toxic Crusaders TV series, the TromAnimation Film Festival, My Neighbor Totoro, and a whole lot more.



Lloyd Kaufman

Animated ACTION! - Episode 4 - Otakon 2016 & Under the Dog

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Convention panelists and good friends, Nate Mollen and Dylan "Hazukari" Kielman report in from their time spent at Otakon this past summer, and then the three of us give a tactical analysis of the crowdfunded anime short, Under the Dog.



Nate Mollen

Dylan Kielman

Animated ACTION! - Episode 3 - WWE meets Scooby-Doo/The Flintstones

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Sports anime enthusiast Kory Cerjak and I step into the squared circle to tag against a pair of unlikely crossover movies between WWE and two of Hanna-Barbera's most well-known casts of characters.



Kory Cerjak

Animated ACTION! - Episode 2 - Cyborg 009 vs. Devilman

I interview old school science-fiction superfan August Ragone, who gives us a crash course in Japanese superheroes from the '60s and '70s, and we find time to dig into this animated clash of titans from manga's golden age.

Among other things in this episode, we also touch on:

  • Other Cyborg 009 and Devilman iterations
  • Other works by Jun Kawagoe
  • Bob Wilkins
  • Cartoon/Fantasy Organization
  • San Diego Comic-Con in the '80s
  • Toonami
  • Powerpuff Girls reboot
  • Godzilla
  • Ultraman
  • Space Battleship Yamato 2199
  • Kimba the White Lion
  • Astro Boy
  • Kamen Rider
  • Getter Robo
  • Gatchaman
  • Marine Boy
  • Gundam
  • Kikaider
  • Why the anime industry is in desperate need of a cold shower


August Ragone