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.
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!
Jacob's out this week, so Interest editor and monster enthusiast Lynzee Loveridge stops by for a spell to ask: what makes a truly memorable spooky anime? Plus a Fall season update, scary movie breakdown and more!
Kodansha Comics is releasing the Sailor Moon manga all over again, so Manga Answerman Deb Aoki joins the show for a chat with Kodansha editor Lauren Scanlan and superstar translation team Alethea and Athena Nibley for a chat about what it took to put this giant book together.