Blade Licking Thieves

Join us as we lick our blades, banter and ramble on, and provide in depth reviews of some of our favorite (and not so favorite) Anime, Kaiju, Martial Arts, Chambara, and Asian films. You can find out more about our show, all of our previous episodes, and our show notes at our blog:

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#70: The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires

We interrupt our regularly scheduled programming this evening to bring you a scream filled night of ghouls, ghosts, vampires, and kung fu. *Record Scratch* You heard me! On tonight's Blade Licking Thieves spooktacular we're watching the 1974 Hammer Films and Shaw Brothers co-production, The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires, in which Hammer Films regular, Peter Cushing (a.k.a...



Team B #7: Dog Soldiers

Team B are back at it once again: enduring the pain, so we don't have to. This episode they're taking a bite out of director Neil Marshall's Dog Soldiers (2002). It's an action / horror film about a group of soldiers on a rescue mission that's about to go horribly wrong -- when werewolves attack!


 2020-10-19  n/a

#69: Cat Soup / One Piece: Baron Omatsuri and the Secret Island

Our series of donation funded listener requests continues with a Blade Licking Thieves' double feature! First, we have a review of Tatsuo Sato and Masaaki Yuasa's short, surreal and slightly twisted 2001 OVA, Cat Soup, based on the manga by the late Nekojiro...


 2020-10-04  n/a

Team B #6: Escape from New York

Ultra cool grouch and Hideo Kojima love interest Snake Plissken (Kurt Russell) has twenty four hours to rescue the President of the United States from the world’s largest maximum security prison, New York City.  Tune in to find out whether Snake is a bad enough dude to save the president as BLT Team B check out John Carpenter’s cult classic Escape from New York (1981).


 2020-08-19  n/a

#68: Pacific Rim

We’re kicking off our series of listener requested episodes with Guillermo Del Toro’s lover letter to the Kaiju and Mecha genres: Pacific Rim! So, tune in, enter the drift with us, and let’s cancel the apocalypse! Review (17:14) Twitter Questions (1:42:05 )


 2020-08-03  n/a

Team B #5: Color Out of Space

BLT Team B review Color Out of Space, writer-director Richard Stanley's new film adaptation of the classic H.P. Lovecraft horror short story, featuring the latest and greatest advancements in CAGE RAGE™ technology.


 2020-07-23  n/a

#67: Terminator 2: Judgement Day

TERMINATOR 2: JUDGEMENT DAY.    That's it.  That's the blurb.  Review (43:13)


 2020-07-02  n/a

#66: The Prodigal Son (1981)

Special guest Nate Ming joins the Blade Licking Thieves to talk about one of his all time favorite martial arts films, The Prodigal Son (1981), an action comedy romp featuring the mega talents of Yuen Biao, Sammo Hung, Lam Ching-ying, and Frankie Chan. Review (36:08)


 2020-05-31  n/a

#65: The Dagger of Kamui

We chat about the 3-D anime, centered around 1990s arcade nostalgia, Hi Score Girl.  Argue the merits of the Berserk anime before a court of law.  Sally forth into the whimsical world of slimes, heroes, and dragons with the launch of Dragon Quest Your Story.  And, finally, review a hidden gem from 1985, Rintaro's tragically underappreciated ninja epic: The Dagger of Kamui.    


 2020-04-13  n/a

#64: Nameless Gangster: Rules of the Time

We spend an hour talking Tezuka's Phoenix, Sega's Yakuza series, and too-horny-for-TheHeat-mecha-show Godannar, among other things, before breaking into our review of director Yoon Jong-bing's Nameless Gangster: Rules of the Game (2012), which chronicles the rise and fall of two South Korean gangsters (Choi Min-Sik and Ha Jung-woo) during the 80's and 90's.      


 2020-03-16  n/a