Anime Summit

176 EpisodesProduced by Eric Kwoka

The Anime Summit Podcast spawned from the /r/Anime Reddit Community as a project to help spread our love of anime and get more connected to the content we enjoy!Join our discord at to join the conversation!

176 Episodes | 2016 - 2019

Newscast Special: Kyoto Animation Arson Attack

July 20th, 2019


On the morning of July 18th, 2019...In the Fushimi Ward of Kyoto, Japan, a man walked into Kyoto Animations Studio 1 location and began setting the …

Anime Expo 2019 Report w/ Manime Matt

July 19th, 2019


Episode 208: Nick along with our good friend Manime Matt gives the report on their experience at Anime Expo! From panels to the dealers room to …

Anime Summit Newscast #31 - 7/12/2019

July 13th, 2019


Big ep today! We talk about some upcoming game hype, Power Rangers movie reboot, Legend of the White Dragon by Bat in the Sun, and the Nintendo Switch Lite! Also a review of Dr Mario World for mobile devices! For anime …

Spring Season 2019 Review

July 12th, 2019


Episode 207: WHEW thank GOD Nick is back from Expo so we can give this Spring Review for you.  We talk about our completed Spring shows such as Dororo, Sarazanmai, Hitorribochi, Senryu Shoujo, Isekai Quartet, One Punch …

Anime Summit Newscast #30 - 7/5/2019

July 6th, 2019


Thank you guys so much! 4 years of Anime Summit and 30 newscasts! Here is to another year! This episode I touch on The Walking Dead ending and Attack on Titan ending?? Some upcoming anime hype and upcoming games hype!

Neon Genesis Evangelion

July 4th, 2019


Episode 206: You read the title right. We finally are doing an Evangelion episode in celebration of being a Podcast for 4 years; and also because we can now watch it on Netflix! The history, background, and the points …

Anime Summit Newscast #29 - 6/28/2019

June 29th, 2019


So many adaptions of video games and other nerdy things are coming about.  I dont know how to feel about all of them.  We also cover some things being shown at Anime Expo and Otakon and some more upcoming anime films …

Anime Spotlight: Hyouka (2012)

June 27th, 2019


Episode 205: We are ALMOST halfway through our Decade Spotlight series. This time with our 2nd out of 3 entries for the year of 2012 with the coming of age anime Hyouka .  This slice of life anime is very calm and easy …

Anime Summit Newscast #28 - 6/21/2019

June 22nd, 2019


This episode of the news we cover the latest from some upcoming anime such as My Hero Academia and Fire Force. A potential MCU adaptation of the SpiderVerse?? Some upcoming Anime Expo showings for some anime including …

Anniversary Spotlight: Riding Bean (1989)

June 20th, 2019


Episode 204: The classic OVA that spawned the famous spin off Gunsmith Cats..RIDING BEAN.  We dive into this campy action short film and bring to light the quality of anime from the late 80's. From its animation to its …

Anime Summit Newscast #27 - 6/14/2019

June 15th, 2019


SO MUCH HYPE! We have a lot of upcoming anime hype, US theater dates for Promare, Anime Expo screenings, and an opinion on some of my favorite E3 announcements!

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Netflix Spotlight: BAKI (2018)

June 13th, 2019


Episode 203: Nick and Dannie form a NEW Ultimate Podcast Duo to bring you a review for the Netflix Produced anime BAKI; a continuation of the series from 2001 which covers The Most Evil Death Row Convicts Arc.  In Som's …

Anime Summit Newscast #26 - 6/7/2019

June 8th, 2019


This week we got a lot of gaming news. Baldurs Gate 3, Overwatch, and Persona 5 the Royal! For anime we talk about some upcoming anime including the new Hibike! Euphonium, Detective Conan Smart Game, the new fighting …

Best Rainy Day Anime

June 6th, 2019


Episode 202: Whats the best anime to watch on a rainy day? Sometimes your plans don't always go as planned and you end up stuck at home bored as shit OR the rain just puts you in a low energy and somber mood and you …

Anime Summit Newscast #25 - 5/31/2019

June 1st, 2019


SO MUCH HYPE. We talk about some crazy movie trailers that recently came out such as Terminator Dark Fate, Rambo Last Blood, and the new Dark Crystal film coming to Netflix, the new Death Stranding trailer, Xbox One …

Anime Spotlight: The Daily Lives of High School Boys (2012)

May 30th, 2019


Episode 201: Another month down which means its time for another episode of our Decade Spotlight series.  We start off the year 2012 with The Daily …

Anime Summit Newscast #24 - 5/24/2019

May 25th, 2019


May is almost over! This week we got another section of upcoming anime hype! Also mention some anime films coming to US theaters such as Millennium Actress and the new Hibike! Euphonium film.  A Law banning Loot Boxes …

200th Special! Meet the Hosts w/ Games and QA

May 23rd, 2019


 Episode 200:  Here is a fun special episode for you guys. Celebrating 200 episodes of the Anime Summit Podcast.  We talk about how we got into anime, where we are going from here, and play some games and ask some …

Anime Summit Newscast #23 - 5/17/2019

May 18th, 2019


Today Som talks about Square's new Avengers game, Invader Zim and Rocko's Modern Life Movie, some hot new anime games from Medabots, Is It Wrong To Pick Up Girls In A Dungeon?, and Pokemon, Detective Pikachu busting the …

SNAP! Anime Avengers Vs Thanos

May 16th, 2019


Episode 199:  There was an idea, called the Anime Avengers Initiative. The idea was to bring together a group of remarkable Anime characters, to see …

Anime Summit Newscast #22 - 5/10/2019

May 11th, 2019


Today I got a lot of opinions man! But also a lot of anime hype! We talk about Sonic the movie (again I know), Cobra Kai Season 3, the Polymega …

Spring 2019 1st Impressions Part 2

May 9th, 2019


Episode 198: Part 2 of our 1st impressions of the Spring season for 2019! We go over Sarazanmai, Isekai Quartet, Carole & Tuesday, Fairy Gone, …

Anime Summit Newscast #21 - 5/3/2019

May 4th, 2019


Springtime is glorious and another week of news! This episode we talk about Video Game Hall of Fame Inductees, Metal Gear Solid Board game, Shonen …

Spring 2019 1st Impressions Part 1

May 2nd, 2019


Episode 197: Spring is here and its glorious! For the first part of our 1st impressions for Spring we talk about One Punch Man Season 2, Demon Slayer, Fruits Basket (2019), Kenja No Mago, We Never Learn, Meddlesome …

Anime Summit Newscast #20 - 4/26/19

April 26th, 2019


BIG episode for newscast! Its the size of a regular podcast episode! Today we go over a bunch of hype stuff like the new anime art Magic the …

Anime Spotlight: Mawaru Penguindrum (2011)

April 25th, 2019


Episode 196: Time for another decade spotlight to get hype for our Anime of the Decade episode! For the second part of our 2011 segment we chose to watch and review Mawaru Penguindrum, a work directed by  Kunihiko …

Anime Summit Newscast #19 - 4/20/19

April 20th, 2019


Lots of stuff today! News talked about this week includes: New details about the PS5, some upcoming anime, Tanya the Evil movie in US theaters, Berserk manga update, new Build Divers anime, Capcoms new home arcade plug …

Anniversary Spotlight: Rurouni Kenshin Trust & Betrayal (1999)

April 18th, 2019


Episode 195: Nick had a great idea to catch all of the anniversaries of awesome anime as we approach them! This year the OVA Trust & Betrayal for the beloved series Rurouni Kenshin, which chronicles the days of when …

Anime Summit Newscast #18 - 4/12/19

April 13th, 2019


This newscast we have an update on the Ufotable Tax Evasion scandal, some Jump Force hype, movie trailers for Ni No Kuni, Children of the Sea, and Star Wars Episode IX, a look at Disney's new streaming service, and a …

Anime Interventions

April 11th, 2019


Episode 194: Today we are gathered around to talk to you about how your decisions in anime have effected us personally. Just kidding, we are actually gathered to talk to each other about how are anime related habits …

Anime Summit Newscast #17 - 4/5/19

April 6th, 2019


Spring season is here and Winter is over so not a lot of hype on upcoming anime but still a BIG news week.  Som talks about the new era of Japan, Dragon Ball Z 30th Anniversary Box set, Kill La Kill IF, the new Square …

Winter Season 2019 Review

April 4th, 2019


Episode 193: The snow is melting and the Winter season for this year has ended! We review our completed shows and discuss how it compares to recent seasons and also how it compares to the previous winter season.  What …

Anime Summit Newscast #16 - 3/29/19

March 30th, 2019


AnimeJapan 2019 has wrapped up and we do a quick run down of all of the hype it brought. Also talked about is Ufotable tax evasion, Funimation partnering with bilibilli, Shantae 5, Dragon Ball World Heroes Mission, …

Anime Spotlight: Usagi Drop (2011)

March 28th, 2019


Episode 192: Starting off with 2011 for our Decade Spotlight series we talk about Usagi Drop. An anime centering around 30 year old business man …

Anime Summit Newscast #15 - 3/22/19

March 23rd, 2019


This weeks newscast we talk about some new PVs, upcoming anime such as Fire Force and No Gun Life! Also the video game hall of fame, Kill La Kill IF, the decrease in DVD and bluray sales in Japan, and upcoming Netflix …

What Makes A Good First Episode?

March 21st, 2019


Episode 191: This week we try and answer the question: What makes a good first episode?  We have talked about the "3 Episode Rule" where you watch …

Anime Summit Newscast #14 - 3/15/19

March 16th, 2019


Springs almost here! Today we talk about some upcoming anime, all of Metalder going on Youtube, Jump Force and Dragon Ball Fighterz DLC, Japans Bill on illegal downloads, Netflix's new partnerships, and an opinion on …

We Rate Your Anime 3x3's!

March 14th, 2019


Episode 190: We asked all of our listeners on our Discord to make a 3x3 of Anime that represent their tastes! Then we tried to recommend them a show based on their 3x3s! Let us know how well we recommended a show to you …

Anime Summit Newscast #13 - 3/8/19

March 9th, 2019


The new Masaaki Yuasa film looks so good! Today I also talk about upcoming anime, Masahiro Sakurai working himself to death, Gundam Live action news, new Nintendo Labo kit, and why Sonic The Hedgehog looks worse then …

Alita: Battle Angel (2019) Review w/ Kwoka

March 7th, 2019


Episode 189: The time has come for us to sit down and review yet another live action adaptation of a manga.  Today we review Alita: Battle Angel directed by Robert Rodriguez with James Cameron as a Producer.  We go over …

Anime Summit Newscast #12 - 2/28/19

March 2nd, 2019


Today all three hosts are on the newscast to give a special report on the Crunchy Roll Awards! Are these awards being handled well? Were people happy …

Anime Spotlight: Katanagatari (2010)

February 28th, 2019


 Episode 188: On this month and this evening, the crew reviews White Fox's anime adaptation of Nisio Isin's ‘Katanagatari.’ Join us as we explore the wit, adventure, and legacy of this tale. Cheerio! 

Anime Summit Newscast #11 - 2/22/19

February 23rd, 2019


This newscast I have another opinion piece at the end about the ending of the era of physical media.  I also get hype for Carole & Tuesday, …

Interview with Cup and Luu of Acadubia

February 21st, 2019


Episode 187: Som and Nick sit down with Cup and Luu from a voice acting/dubbing company called Acadubia.  They tell us how they started, what their goals are as a company, and even give us some marketing 101. Details on …

Anime Summit Newscast #10 - 2/15/19

February 16th, 2019


Whole lot of news this week! We touch on Nintendo Direct Hype, Mazinger Z Vs Transformers, a couple of Netflix animated originals, live action Your …

Winter 2019 1st Impressions Part 2

February 14th, 2019


Episode 186: Round two of our 1st impressions for the Winter Season of 2019! Today we talk about The Rising of the Shield Hero, The Promised Neverland, Kakegurui XX, Domestic Girlfriend, and some others.  Let us know …

Anime Summit Newscast #9 - 2/8/19

February 9th, 2019


Light news this week with another opinion piece at the end! This week we talk about Capcom Store Opening, Mecha Bars in Japan, My Hero Academia's creator getting an award in South Korea, Base set Pokemon card game box …

Winter 2019 1st Impressions Part 1

February 7th, 2019


Episode 185: Winter 2019 is finally here and we are getting hype! In this part we give our first impressions on about Mob Psycho 100 2, Dororo, My Roommate Is A Cat, Endro!~, Kaguya Sama, and some others. 

Anime Summit Newscast #8 - 2/1/2019

February 1st, 2019


Welcome to February! Here is the news from the last week of January! Today we discuss upcoming anime, video game hype, Season 2 of Dragon Ball FighterZ, J-World closing down, upcoming anime screenings in the US, Cowboy …

Anime Spotlight: The Tatami Galaxy (2010)

January 31st, 2019


Episode 184:  This week, Som and Nick review Masaaki Yuasa's blistering adaptation of the novel by Tomihiko Morimi. Join us as we break down the …

Anime Summit Newscast #7 - 1/25/19

January 26th, 2019


This newscast we talk about some gaming hype, France's adaptation of a City Hunter TV show, SAO Arcade game, the Kingdom Hearts 3 leak, and at the end an opinion piece on Jordan Peele turning down directing a live …

The 3rd Annual Summies: Anime Summit's Top 10 Anime of 2018

January 25th, 2019


Episode 183: THE THIRD ANNUAL SUMMIES. Ok to be fair we didn't start calling it the Summies until Nick came up with the term recently BUT YES! It is …

Anime Summit Newscast #6 - 1/18/19

January 19th, 2019


Today on the news there is a lot of video game hype and movie hype. Tricia also gives us a weather report before I delve into Dragon Ball Super movies numbers in the U.S., Kemonomichi getting an anime, and Jump Force …

Anime Monkey Paw and #PlanningOnThePodcast

January 17th, 2019


Episode 182: YOUR FAVORITE PODCAST DUO IS BACK #TeamNom. Nick and Som are minus a Dannie so we fool around with the Monkey Paw...A great anime? But …

Anime Summit Newscast #5 - 1/11/19

January 12th, 2019


This week on the news we got a lot of movies to get hype for! New City Hunter movie, Made In Abyss, and new Gundam film Trilogy: Hathaway's Flash. …

Fall Season 2018 Review

January 10th, 2019


Episode 181: Finally after messing up the 1st Impressions and doing it 3 times and after having a few fun episodes we are back on that Anime grind and binge.  We review the shows of Fall Season of 2018 and go over our …

Anime Summit Newscast #4 - 1/4/19

January 5th, 2019


Happy New Year! This newscast Dannie joins Som to bring you news about upcoming goodies like Kingdom Hearts 3 Deluxe Edition and Cardcaptor Sakura Clear Card goodies! We also talk about Pokemon and a potential Mewtwo …

So Long My Kouga, Professional White Guy

January 4th, 2019


Episode 180: Kwoka... The host who brought us all together is stepping down from the main podcast we produce. Although he will still be making Extra content and AO content, we will miss him on the main show with his …

Anime Summit Newscast #3 - 12/28/18

December 29th, 2018


Happy Holidays! Bit of a slow news week because of the holidays but thats ok. Today we mention some upcoming anime, DB Super movies box office slam, …

AO Christmas: MoonUnit and Forest Whit-Taker and Farts

December 25th, 2018


I dont EVEN know what to write for this description. This is just to tie you guys over while we take the week off. Kwoka farted and Nick ruins everything and Som hypotheticals people in their clavicles and Dannie doesnt …

Anime Summit Newscast #2 - 12/16/18

December 22nd, 2018


Welcome to the 2nd newscast! I got a lot of cool feedback on the last one so here we go! Som gives her take on One Punch Man PV for season 2, some …

Liz And The Blue Bird Review

December 20th, 2018


Episode 179: Kyoto Animation and Naoko Yamada does it again with Liz And The Blue Bird, a spin off to Hibike! Euphonium season 2. We watch the film and give our review on BASED KYOANI'S latest film and talk about how …

Anime Summit Newscast #1 - 12/9/18

December 16th, 2018


NEEEWWEEOOOOOWWWOOWWOWSSSS. Here is the first episode of our Newscast! Since we took out the news from our regular podcast this is how we are going …

Anime List Destruction Ft. Manime Matt

December 13th, 2018


Episode 178: You gave Darling in the Franxx a 9? You have horrible taste! Is what they say to Som because she gave Darling in the Franxx a high score on MAL. Using the MAL Graph app we dissect and roast each others …

How Far to Paradise? Top Anime Hidden Gems

December 6th, 2018


Episode 177: Have you gone through your MyAnimeList lately? We did and we found some under appreciated hidden gems that we want to recommend to YALL. Going by some guidelines, we try to find anime that we consider …

Progressively and Alternatively Fooly Coolying Everywhere (FLCL 2 & 3 Review)

November 29th, 2018


Episode 176: Of course to follow up our review of the original FLCL, we had to of course review the two new short seasons, FLCL: Progressive and …

Crack Dat Whip! Castlevania Season 2 Review w/ Kai (Clearandsweet)

November 23rd, 2018


Episode 175: Remember that one time when Dannie guested on our podcast and reviewed Netflix's Castlevania with us? Well now we GOTTA do a review for the second season obviously. Som reveals her power level of fandom of …

Fall Season 2018 1st Impressions Pt. 2 or 3 Maybe

November 15th, 2018


Episode 174: I am so sorry that we have to do this to yall with the current season going strong already BUT WE HAVE TO GET OUR FIRST IMPRESSIONS IN. So with Dannie back we re-record the rest of our 1st Impressions. …

Fall Season 2018 1st Impressions Pt. OOPS

November 10th, 2018


Episode 173: Ok so if you follow us on social media or Discord you know that YA GURL FUCKED UP. So this is the first part of Fall Season 2018 1st …

Fall Season 2018 1st Impressions Pt. 1

November 1st, 2018


Episode 172: Fall season! The leaves are on the ground and its cold as a witches titty outside (For some of us anyway). In the beginning of this …

Spooky Anime Review: Shiki

October 25th, 2018


Episode 171: We in the spoopy season now! Pumpkins, Monsters, and VAMPIRES! In this episode we talk about the highly rated show Shiki. The small town of Sotoba appears to be going through a mysterious epidemic after …

80's Ultraviolence Classic: Urotsukidouji Review

October 18th, 2018


Episode 170: We are in the middle of Spooptober which means were gonna pull out (LOL) the erotic horror anime Legend of the Overfiend and review it. …

Anime Shark Tank

October 11th, 2018


Episode 169: In the style of the show Shark Tank, each of us comes up with an idea for an anime show and we pitch it to the other hosts to see if the …

Summer Season 2018 Review

October 4th, 2018


Episode 168: Summer is officially over and with that we come to the end of the Summer Season of Anime for 2018. A lot of this season some shows REALLY stood out from the rest. So much so that we thought …

Anime Fantasy Football

September 27th, 2018


Episode 167: ITS FOOTBALL SEASON! Nick wants us to do this because WERE GOING TO PLAY SOME GOOD OLD FASHIONED FOOTBALL...Even though Nick's teams is complete BS and RUINS A PERFECTLY GOOD GAME OF FOOTBALL. FOOTBALL!! …

Watching Anime in Live Action: The Movie

September 21st, 2018


Episode 166: Live action anime movies? Gotta ask...why are these a thing? Especially recently in Japan they are popping up like daisies every couple of month. AND DONT GET ME STARTED ON GHOST IN THE SELL AGAIN. (See: …

Mary and the Witch's Flower Review

September 13th, 2018


From the remnants of Studio Ghibli comes Studio Ponoc and their first feature film, "Mary and the Witch's Flower".  We all watched the film and give our reviews on the film and delve just a bit if it was a good launch …

Terrace House

September 8th, 2018


We gather around to talk about the Japanese reality show sweeping the world!!!


Animu Life Lessons Revisited

September 6th, 2018


**EMOTIONAL**  Just kidding just kidding.  But on this ep we revisit Anime Summit Podcast episode 42.  We talk about things we've learned from anime and talk about some shit that we believe are take aways from …

Host Swap: Cromartie High School and Paradise Kiss Review

August 30th, 2018


HOST SWAP! We gotta make sure Dannie gets to swap a show with everyone. Last time she swapped Princess Jellyfish with Nick's Baccano!

This time around …

Summer Season 2018 Mid Impressions

August 23rd, 2018


Halfway through Summer and so far all we have learned is how allergies work. We go through the Summer season for our mid impressions and tell you …

Top Anime To Watch Before You Die

August 16th, 2018


Of course us hosts are only human and can only consume so much anime in our free time.  But what are some anime that you think people should see …

Som Appreciation Episode

August 9th, 2018


This week we show appreciation to Som the Bomb, the turkey tom, the mom.  Shes been with us since the beginning and why the fuck not.  Please enjoy this for fun episode appreciating Som with us as we grill her about …

Judging an Anime by its Cover

August 2nd, 2018


We take a look at Key Visuals and the cover arts on MyAnimeList and talk about how we often judge them by their covers to pick what we want to watch. How do you pick what you want to watch besides the PV?  Then we also …

Summer Season 2018 1st Impressions

July 26th, 2018


SUMMER SEASON 2018! Its way too fucking hot outside so we are staying inside to watch Summer Season Anime...ALL FOR YOU.  We go through most of the shows and let you know what we like, dont like, and what we just plain …

Anime Expo 2018 and 3 Years Atop the Summit

July 19th, 2018



For our premiere we talk about Anime Expo 2018 and talk about where we were 3 years ago at the birth of Anime Summit...Of course the only way to do that properly is having our guest be...

But in …

Kwoka In Korea! Q/A and FFA

July 13th, 2018


Here is a fun episode while Nick recovers from AX 2018 and Kwoka gets back in the swing of things. We ask Kwoka about Korea and answer listener questions too.  We are happy he's back but at the same time praying that we …

Spring Season 2018 Review

July 5th, 2018


WHAT A SEASON! Megaloboxing, Klaxosaurs, and psycho kinetic power wielding girls.  This season was TRULY fun and had a nice handful of decent shows …

Carving Goku's Face Into Mt. Rushmore

June 28th, 2018


If you were given a HUGE mountain and you were told to carve FOUR things that represent FOUR shows that are monumental to Anime Entertainment, what …

Why the MAL Top 100 Anime Series are WRONG

June 21st, 2018


We know its just by popularity...but yall still WRONG! In all seriousness we check out the Top 100 TV anime series on MyAnimeList and try and see if …

Fooly Coolying EVERYWHERE! (FLCL Review)

June 14th, 2018


Its time to talk about what is known to be a cult classic and even a timeless anime: FLCL aka Fooly Cooly/Furi Kuri...What does Fooly Cooly mean to …

Our Own Toonami Blocks

June 7th, 2018


Nick, Som, and Dannie go back in time on the Nostalgia Hype train and reminisce about the time when the afternoon Toonami Block played on Cartoon Network.  We then try to tackle the idea of coming up with our own …

Unpopular Opinions w/ BlackCriticGuy

May 31st, 2018


Here we go again with one of our favorite guests! Tony AKA Black Critic Guy! Hes back to join us and talk about anime and unpopular opinions we have …

Spring Season 2018 Mid-Impressions

May 24th, 2018


How is your Spring going? Ours is a bit overwhelming! So many shows...But for our mid impressions we fuck around and talk shit once again and let you guys know what we dropped and picked up so far this season.

Host Swap: Baccano! and Princess Jellyfish Review

May 17th, 2018


HOST SWAP! Havent done one of these in awhile!  This time Nick and Dannie trade shows: Nick hands Dannie Baccano! and Dannie gives him Princess Jellyfish.  Give MANLY MAN Nick some girly gender bending shit every once …

Hosts Favorites: OSTs

May 10th, 2018


CUE THE MUSIC! A good soundtrack will power the visual entertainment we are enjoying.  In this case its Anime! Here are some of our favs because we thought it powered the anime perfectly..or it was just because we liked …

Cosplay! w/ Heather

May 3rd, 2018


Today we have a cosplay spotlight! In are first ep covering Cosplay we talk with Discord member Heather!  She loves cosplay and loves making costumes..She tells us why she loves anime and loves to go to conventions in …

Spring Season 2018 1st Impressions

April 26th, 2018


Spring is here! We are a couple of weeks late on this one but here we have our first Impressions of what we believe to be so far a pretty awesome Season for Anime.  This ones a long one as we go over all of the awesome …

My Cousin Mario

April 19th, 2018


How was anime consumed back in the day? Som's cousin Mario tells us tales from Suncoast Video Store and how bootlegs got him through the times before …

Winter Season 2018 Review

April 13th, 2018


Sorry this is late! But here is our review of the Winter 2018 Review...With a few SOLID gems of shows, the Summit crew try and discuss if the rest of the season was not good or not bad but just ok.

Free For All / Sick Day

April 5th, 2018


Hi everyone! So due to Nick being sick...we had to move some topics around and do this ep last minute...we rather bring you content then none at all..So Som and Dannie decide to hang out and just talk about whats going …

Steins;Gate Review

March 29th, 2018


Steins;Gate!  Time to get hype for the sequel coming out in Spring 2018: Steins;Gate 0!!!  By of course making Som and Dannie watch Steins;Gate since they havent seen it before those bitches...

Does The Fandom Ruin The Anime?

March 23rd, 2018


Sometimes we blame the fandom for ruining a show and we end up not watching it...Does that seem unreasonable?  Maybe ..but We talk about our own experiences to try and answer the question.

Studio Ghibli, Part 7

March 15th, 2018


Here it is yall.. The last of our Ghibli Review series...its been fun! And we of course will still revisit other associated works.. For now...please enjoy our final part in our Studio Ghibli Review...Shout out to our …

Heroes And Villains

March 8th, 2018


What makes a good Hero? What makes a good Villain?

Why does Dannie hate cheetos?

You thought you were listening to the Anime Summit Podcast...But its actually ME! DIO!

Nah but forreal though.

Animu That Deserves Sequels/Reboots

March 1st, 2018


This is on EVERY Otaku's minds.  Theres that list in all of our minds of anime that couldve been done better, ended better, or it just DIDNT end and …

Winter Season 2018 Mid Season Review

February 22nd, 2018


What up dope fresh Summit Squad!  Are you guys still watching this season?  Som thinks this season is weird so far; but her opinion doesnt matter cuz shes a filthy casual and Nick has superior taste, and Dannie has a …

In This Corner of the World Review

February 15th, 2018


We talk about Anime Cinema again! This time with "In This Corner of the World"... A fictional account set in the actual account of Hiroshima Japan before and after the drop of Atomic Bomb during World War II.  Exploring …

Romance in Anime <3

February 8th, 2018


How is romance displayed in Anime? Do we like it? Is it plot device? Is their kissy kissy face?  Check it out in this free range discussion episode on talking about the romance in Anime as Valentines Day draws near

Anime of 2017 Review

February 2nd, 2018


Finally the BIG kahuna...The Yearly Review for all of the Anime in 2017....Ok maybe not ALL but like a lot of them....I have one set of eyes and so much time before I get tired ok.

Dannie, Som, and Nick decide to each …

Winter Season 2018 First Impressions

January 25th, 2018


New season! Winter 2018! The first anime season of the year.  You know the drill....Weve watch a bunch of first eps of shows to get a feel of what Anime has to offer us for Winter 2018!

Devilman Crybaby Review

January 18th, 2018


Netflix is steppin up the anime game! This time we review Netflix & Masaaki Yuasa's take on DEVILMAN! Created by the famous Go Nagai. In this remake things get raunchy, bloody, and devil....eeee...Devil-ey? …

Anime New Years Resolutions

January 11th, 2018


We can always improve how we consume Anime! We can always watch more shows, read more manga, or even choose new waifus and husbandos!  The Anime …

Welcome Dannie!!!

January 5th, 2018


Happy New Year! New challenges await the Anime Summit weve called the help of a recent guest to take up the mantle of Anime Summit Host! ThatDannie! Danielle has been an Otaku since a young age like the rest …

White Album 2 Review

December 24th, 2017


Nick LITERALLY googled #1 Christmas Anime and this is what came up. So we watched it and it was legit.  White Album 2 Review comin at you from Nick and Som!

5 Tokyos Per Second

December 24th, 2017


The Holidays are everywhere! So we tried our best to watch and review some cool Holiday-ish stuff.  Today we talk about "5 Centimeters Per Second" …

Fall 2017 Season Mid Impressions

December 23rd, 2017


DISCLAIMER: This was recorded before the Thanksgiving Episode. But since we were behind it was done kind of out of order...Please look forward to it all going back to normal and back on track after this episode. Today …

Studio Ghibli, Part 6

December 23rd, 2017


Welcome to Ghibli Review PART 6. Today we talk about "Arriety" "From Up On A Poppy Hill" and "The Wind Rises"

Thanksgiving Special

December 22nd, 2017


Happy Thanksgiving!

Sorry for the late upload.  This ep we talk about being grateful for Holo...Because Som has never seen Wolf Children because shes …

Anime Summit Halloween Special

November 21st, 2017


Today we talk about two halloweenish sorta animus. The First off being "Le portrait de Petit Cosette" followed by "Electromagnetic Girlfriend" aka …

Vamp Hunter D

November 6th, 2017


Nick, Som, and Dannie get together to talk about Vampires, Hunters, and Ds.

Fall 2017 First Impressions

October 30th, 2017


Nick and Som cuddle up and prepare for the winds of change to bring new colors to our trees and waifus to our lives.

Kino's Journey Review

October 23rd, 2017


Som and Nick sit down to discuss Kino's Journey due to a sequel being released this season!

Netflix Reviews - Castlevania, Death Note

October 9th, 2017


This was recorded before Neo just wait....

Summer 2017 Review

October 5th, 2017


In this extra long episode, Nick and Som talk at each other about things. Mostly Japanimated things.

Rewatches Revisited Revision 3.14

September 23rd, 2017


Sorry for the Delay! Pls don't hurt the Mac.

Pretty straightforward for this episode ladies and germs. We talk about rewatch value and the such, maybe make some orgasm noises, and we discuss horse orgasms for some …

Summer Opinions Part 2

August 26th, 2017


So uh, we did a thing where we recorded our opinions halfway through the summer season. Too bad they're not totally complete, but it will get you by! Plus, a very steamy news section!

Nagi No Asukara Review

August 16th, 2017


This episode We discuss the fantastic anime that is Nagi no Asukara! What are your thoughts on this? You should totally let us know on discord, or …

The Ending Theme Smackdown!

August 10th, 2017


On this episode of Anime Summit:

-Mac says "Fantastic" more than once
-Nick has good taste
- and Som proves that Martian Successor Nadesico is his favorite anime of all time!

Be sure to pay attention to the ending …

MANime Matt Guest special!

August 2nd, 2017


So this week, the MAN of the hour happens to be none other than
MANime Matt! He struts in, brings his MANly opinions, shits on some shows, and walks out a total MAN. We shall sing songs of the day we recorded this...

Studio Ghibli, Part Four (Parkour)

July 26th, 2017


The movies up for chat today Are "My Neighbors the Yamadas", "Spirited Away", and "The Cat Returns". And lets be real, you're only here for spirited away probably ;)

Summer 2017 First Impressions

July 19th, 2017


3 guys walk into a talent agent's office and put on a show! The title? Summer 2017 first impressions!

Spring 2017 Final Impressions

July 19th, 2017


Som and Nick (No mac) talk about their feelings concerning the spring 2017 season!

Feels on Wheels!

June 21st, 2017


(Nick was the genius that came up with the title for this episode)

What are feels? Does it matter that Length time Diameter plus Weight over Girth …

A 'Driver's High' on OPs!

June 13th, 2017


What do we think are great OPs? What do we feel makes a solid OP theme for an anime? Tune in to find out!

On this Episode;

-Som becomes a Crustacean

How should Scoring be done?

June 12th, 2017


Here we gather to talk about what we think of the commonly seen scoring systems of Anime fans! We chat about the different scales, our opinions of them, and what we think is the best!

Mac may or may not have been way …

Koe No Katachi review episode

May 27th, 2017


In one of our fastest turn arounds ever, we come together to talk about Koe no Katachi. And boy oh boy, is it a movie worth remembering. Tune in to hear our thoughts on the movie and the themes of it!

Mac may or may …

Spring 2017 Midseason Checkup

May 22nd, 2017


On this Installment of the Anime Summit Chomcast...

Som Gets hit By La Chancla
Nick Watches Anime while recording
And Mac makes strange noises

Oh, and something something Spring 2017 season. That Happens too.

Kwoka Aprreciation Episode

May 17th, 2017


Gather round as we talk about very important things, and say what we (Som and Nick) love about kwoka so much!

Mac may or may not have passed out and missed recording the episode. Oops.

We turn 100 Episodes old!

May 8th, 2017


Who would have thought? It's been a long time since episode 1... almost 2 years to be exact, and yet here we are. Still here, talking anime, making …

Ghibli Part 3

May 2nd, 2017


The third installment of our series on Ghibli! Up for discussion this go around we have Pon Poko, Whispers of the Heart, and Princess Mononoke!

Spring 2017 First Impressions

April 24th, 2017


The gang all comer together to tell you what we think about the spring 2017 season! Just put your faith in us, we won't lead you astray!

Also, details about a very short competition for an awesome prize!

Ghost in the Shell

April 17th, 2017


BlackCriticGuy joins the cast to talk about Ghost in the Shell, new and old.

Inspirational Characters

April 10th, 2017


The gang gathers around and talks about the characters that motivate us!

Paranoia Agent and Rage of Bahamut

March 27th, 2017


We talk about two awesome shows today! WOOOOOOOO

90's Anime Were Better

March 20th, 2017


We talk about 90's anime and why it's so much better than current anime.

Also, we argue about Crunchyroll


Mac Appreciation Week

March 13th, 2017


We gather round to celebrate Mac and see him off on his journey to Europe to visit the land of Kraut and Nazis!

Studio Ghibli Batch 2

March 6th, 2017


We are all back together to talk about Kiki's Delivery Service, Only Yesterday, and Porco Rosso!

Winter 2017 Catch Up

February 27th, 2017


The gang is back to talk about this current Winter Season of 2017!

Kwoka was missing last time so we focus on the things he's been watching and his views on many of the shows we talked about last time!


The Hentai Episode

February 20th, 2017


After fan demand, we're back to talk about hentai on this romantic Valentine's Episode!

We answer fan questions and tell some stories and talk about how much we feel 2d waifus deserve sweet loving too!


Free for all with Mothers Basement

February 13th, 2017


We are pleased to bring you a very special episode featuring Geoff aka Mothers Basement! We reminisce about our respective time in Japan, Touch base on shows that are actually good, and are subjected to numerous …

Free for All w/ Black Critic Guy

February 6th, 2017


We're joined by Black Critic Guy ( to talk about anime, and movies, and lots of other stuff.


Don't …

Hyperdimension Neptunia Free for All

January 30th, 2017


Kwoka is back, and we also have a guest! ShadowSeraph joins us to talk about one of his favorite shows, Hyperdimension Neptunia! Neptunia is a show …

Winter 2017 First Impressions

January 23rd, 2017


On this episode, Mac Nick, and Som chat a bit about the shows that are currently airing this season! Find out which shows are worth watching, and which are just cringe worthy.

Ghibli Special, 'In The Beginning'

January 16th, 2017


At Nick's Suggestion, we take a walk down memory lane and talk about some classic Studio Ghibli Works. We kick off the series by covering the first 3 movies to come out, "Castle in the Sky", "Grave of the Fireflies", …

Anime Summit 2016 Awards Show

January 10th, 2017


To watch the vide that shows our pretty faces, check out


Otherwise tune is to hear us discuss our favorite anime from this past year!

Kimi no na wa, all the way to Redline!

January 9th, 2017


On our First episode of 2017, we talk about 2 excellent movies! First we touch base on Redline; an over the top movie about racing, then we bring …

The Live Episode!

January 2nd, 2017


We all gather together in Minnesota to livestream and meet each other! Kwoka talks about his exploits, Mac and Nick drink water, and Som poops! Check out the video at our Youtube Channel!

Shinsekai Nadesico Trade (Gekigan Flare Edition)

December 24th, 2016


It's Time for yet another Trade! Mac brings Shinsekai Yori to the table for Som to watch, and Som brings Martian Successor Nadesico for Mac to watch! Tune in for this very special episode of Dystopias and Scifi goodness!

Animator Expo Shorts

December 19th, 2016


This time around, Mac, Nick, and Som gather around the great round table that is the intertubes to talk about all of the Animator expo shorts that have come out since it began! We tell you which ones are worth checking …

Midseason Followup

December 13th, 2016


Gather around as we touch base on a couple of the currently airing shows! Kwoka magically shows up to record, Nick interrupts, Som was born in 1990, and Mac edits!

Underrated, Overrated, or whatever...

November 30th, 2016


With Kwoka out vacationing, Mac takes the helm and guides us into a topic of Underrated and Overrated shows! Listen to us argue about overrated and underrated things. There may also be some Spongebob talk in there...

Anime Questions Answered

November 28th, 2016


The gang comes together to answer YOUR questions LIVE on the air! Log in to to ask your questions NOW!


Don't forget …

Boogiepop Phantom & Haibane Renmei

November 21st, 2016


Som and Nick traded shows, and now they talk about them.


Both shows from early 2000.

Fall 2016 Update

November 14th, 2016


The Presidential race is over, and the week has stressed everyone out. But let's ignore that and instead talk about Chinese porn cartoons!

The Fall season is well underway, and the diamonds are floating to the top, but …

The Re:Zero Episode

October 24th, 2016


It's time for us to finally talk about how we feel about the most popular show of the last two season! Yaaaaay! It's time to talk about Re:Zero!


Fall 2016 First Impressions

October 17th, 2016


Fall is HERE!!! A whole new slew of anime for us to talk about and be eventually disappointed by!



Bearface Actress

October 13th, 2016


Hasoda and Kon. Two great directors. Two great movies. Tune in as we discuss the artistic merits of Bakemono no Ko and Millennium Actress!


Don't …

Summer 2016 Review

October 3rd, 2016


Summer is over! As the trees turn orange and red, we reflect on the anime that graced out screens when the sun was out to get us the most!


What are our most memorable shows? The ones that defied our expectations? and …

Holding Hands is Romantic?!

September 26th, 2016


It's time to talk about playing Barry Manilow for your favourite 2d waifu! It's time to talk about Romance in Anime!

Anime likes to take vastly different paths through romantic plots when compared across genres. From …

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