ANNCast is the official weekly podcast from Anime News Network, the internet's most trusted anime news source since 1998. Hosted by ANN's senior staff (each with over a decade in the business), the show is a laid-back, fun and frank discussion about Japanese animation, its audience and its industry -- often revealing secrets about how things really work. Guests include prominent figures in both the business of anime and the fan community.
Industry veteran and former Funimation Director of Marketing Lance Heiskell takes a magical and occasionally terrifying journey through his storied career during the American anime DVD bubble of the mid-2000s. Strap in!
Zac and returning guest Lynzee Loveridge suck all the life out of PA Works' original vampire anime Sirius the Jaeger, wade through the giant catalog of vampire anime and ponder the fleeting nature of Netflix anime.
Zac and special guest Managing Editor Lynzee Loveridge get trapped inside The Promised Neverland and calculate how long it would take to watch all of One Piece. Plus: most anticipated Spring anime, Captain Marvel and much more!
Right Stuf CEO Shawne Kleckner drops by for a fun, in-depth holiday update from the trenches of the anime retail business and THEN Zac and Jacob break down the latest NHK Ghibli documentary, Dragon Ball Super: Broly and much more!
Zac and Jacob dive back in to the controversial sequel Madoka Magica Rebellion for its 5th anniversary and embark on a tour of the writing evolution of Gen Urobuchi through Madoka, Psycho-Pass and Thunderbolt Fantasy!