Tag Archives: Podcast

Episode 9: Casshern Sins

Originally Posted: 2/26/12

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Because you demanded it! A crossover between the Five Point Podcast and Yerocha’s Shades of Grey manga review! Be sure to check out his website at http://shadesofgreymanga.wordpress.com/ and http://www.shonenbeam.com.

In this episode, Bobcat, Burkion and Yerocha tackle Casshern sins. Set in a post apocalyptic future, one amnesiac man must try to figure out why armies of robots want to eat him. Was the series in working order, or did it need a quick tune up?

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Episode 8: Spice and Wolf

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Originally Posted: 2/19/12

In the eighth episode of the Five Point Podcast, Bobcat and Burkion delve into the popular series Spice and Wolf. How much will they love a show about medieval merchants?

Well, there’s only one way to find out! … but since they keep their phone numbers private, the next best option is to watch the episode.

Episode 7: Origin: Spirits of the Past

Originally Posted: 2/12/2012

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This week, Bobcat and Burkion look at Origin: Spirits of the Past, a requested review from friend of the show Flaktrap.

In a post apocalyptic future, it’s technology versus a biological hivemind for the future of the planet. Only one unlikely hero, chosen as the representative of the hivemind, can defeat the coming technological genocide.

… I know what you’re thinking, but this came out years before James Cameron’s Avatar.

Episode 6: Squid Girl

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Originally Posted: 2/4/2012

In this episode, Bobcat and Burkion look at the show Squid Girl (also known as Invasion Squid Girl, depending on which localization you look at). Squid Girl is the story of a young girl with a squid on her head and her goal of subjugating the human race. Did we have a taste for calamari, or did we toss it back?

Episode 5: Gravitation

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Originally Posted 1/29/12

In this episode, Bobcat and Burkion tackle a shounen ai show. Gravitation is the story of two young men trying to make it in the cutthroat world of J-Pop, and the budding (?) romance between one of the band members and an emotionally distant and abusive novelist. Did this series draw us in, or did it plummet to Earth at a rate of 9.8 meters per second squared?

Episode 4: Tales From Earthsea

Originally Posted: 1/22/12

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Oh boy! A studio Ghibli movie based on the famous and beloved Earthsea fantasy series. Is this meeting of two great things like chocolate and peanut butter, or chocolate with battery acid?

… well, the fact that it got a mere 46% on Rotten Tomatoes and won two Japanese Raspberry Awards for Worst Director and Worst Movie should give you some idea. How did such a great combination go so wrong? Watch to find out!