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The Last Rican's World of Anime and Video Game Music

49 EpisodesProduced by Darryl BowersWebsite

Here you can find not only the VGM Fight Club Podcast but also Senpai's Playlist. Be it anime or video games, I got you covered. So grab a pair of headphones, crank up the volume and relax. Also while the VGM Fight Club is family friendly, Senpa's Playlist is for a more mature crowd as there is swea… read more

49 Episodes | 2020 - 2021

VGM Fight Club 3x03 GTT vs R&P Express II

September 24th, 2021


Team Game That Tune (John Harrington and Jessie Moore) defend their VGM Fight Club Tag Team Championship against the R&P Express (Pernell and Rob). The theme? Co-Op games. Each team brings some awesome tracks and I …

VGM Fight Club 3x02 16Bit Bloodbath

September 12th, 2021


*reupload with correct tracks*

On this weeks episode we see Bedroth defend his title against the first ever VGM Fight Club Champion, Kungfu Carlito. The match is a 16bit Bloodbath. Will Bedroth be able to continue his …

Senpai's Playlist 3x03 Cruisin or IKEA sells meatballs?!?!?!

September 10th, 2021


On this episode me and Claire tracks that we like to drive to. Whether it be to go get gas, go to work, or even go to IKEA to get meatballs; these tracks help make the drive much easier and more entertaining. We also …

VGM Fight Club 3x01 SEGA Street Fight II: Battle for Supremacy

September 3rd, 2021


*edited to fix end of episode issue*

Last season it was revealed that none other then Ed Wilson of The VGMbassy was backing the Inner Circle and vowed to take over the VGM Fight Club, only to then proceed to take over …

Senpai's Playlist 3x02 Saturday Night Soul or 2nd Base Is Over The Shirt

August 28th, 2021


On this episode Me and Claire play anime music we feel you can get busy too. Have either of us actually done anything to these tracks? Nope. But we just might.....we also talk about religion, relationships, whether or …

Senpai's Playlist 3x01 Nostalgia Episode or Julez Take The Damn Thing With You!

August 13th, 2021


#FREEMVC2 We are back with season 3. People we have waited over a decade for Neon Genesis Evangelion 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon A Time to release. And it's finally here!!! So me and Claire decided to do an episode around anime …

VGM Fight Club Fighters Lounge: Carry On My Wayward Sons

August 6th, 2021


For those of you who listen to the show, you know my current situation involving my children. Tonight is my last night with them (till christmas). I …

VGM Fight Club Season 2 Finale Ninja Turtles vs Power Rangers 2x10

June 21st, 2021


Welcome to the season finale of our second season. Tonights match up will see myself take on the VGM Fight Club Champion in a rematch with the title on the line. There can only be one and this time this fight will not …

Senpai's Playlist 2x10 Waifu War or Those weren't storms......Those were acts of God

June 19th, 2021


Season 2 Finale. 1 week late but here nonetheless, we bring you our fans the Waifu War episode. Me and Claire pit our waifu's head to head in not only an actual fight, but also a …

VGM Fight Club Fighters Lounge: Final Stand

June 9th, 2021


You just got to the final boss. You're woefully under prepared. But who cares!?!??! That boss track is rocking!!! So sit back and enjoy this little …

VGM Fight Club 2x09 Pokemon Gen 2 vs Gen 5

June 5th, 2021


So, young Shootkapow has come all the way over from Very Good Music VGM Podcast to challenge me to a gen vs gen pokemon match. More specifically Gen …

Senpai's Playlist 2x09 Anime Love Story or Taco Salad of Bullshit and Fuckery

May 26th, 2021


So after a brief hiatus, Claire returns to help me with the next episode. We decide to go with our original idea for this show and do the anime lover story. While listening to the tracks we each tell the other's love …

VGM Fight Club 2x08 Super Racing Bros

May 23rd, 2021


Tonight marks a milestone in VGM Fight Club history. Tonight we will crown our first ever VGM Fight Club Tag Team Champions. Its John "J Gangsta" Harrington and Jessie "Sega Legend" Moore representing Team GTT up …

Senpai's Playlist 2x08 Happy Bday Julie or 9'6" Waifu of Death

May 16th, 2021


After a short hiatus we are back. But where is Claire? She has the night off so she can shower Julie with tons of lovins because it is Julie's Bday …

VGM Fight Club 2x07 Licensing Hell In A Cell

May 8th, 2021


After a long hiatus, we are back in business. The title is on the line as Triple Hammock defends against Bedroth, John Herrington, and Commissioner Bowers in a Fatal 4 Way match to determine who will win the title. Will …

Senpai's Playlist 2x07 Anime Wildcard or They traded a Haunter that was holding an Everstone

April 15th, 2021


So sometimes life gets in the way. So me and Claire decide to just host a wildcard episode. We also talk about seeing Demon Slayer Mugen Train, my …

VGM Fight Club 2x06 Dad Fight

April 7th, 2021


After a brief spat between our oldest children, I take on the one and only Bedroth (aka Bloodroth) of VGM- A Very Good Music Podcast, in a head to …

Senpai's Playlist 2x06 I Can't Believe This Isn't Hentai or RIP Mooncake

April 4th, 2021


It's finally here!!! The most wild episode we've done in awhile. Granted both me and Claire were half dead from work and daily life, but somehow we …

VGM Fight Club: Fighters Lounge DOOM Edition

March 29th, 2021


Disclaimer: One or two swears words are uttered during the episode. Please Enjoy

On this episode of the Fighters Lounge; I'm joined by the one and only Alex "The Messenger of Pain" Messenger. We discuss the DOOM …

VGM Fight Club 2x05 Capcom Cage Fight II

March 27th, 2021


Listeners of the VGM Fight Club, I bring today one of the greatest rivalries this show has ever seen. Dare I say any VGM Podcast has seen. I bring you the conclusion of Alex "The Messenger" Messenger vs John "J-Gangsta" …

Senpai's Playlist 2x05 Bleach Retrospective or I'm Still Trying To Get Over Porno Graffiti

March 19th, 2021


This week we have a very special episode. Not only are we listening to the opening songs from the Bleach anime series, we are also joined by Claire's …

VGM Fight Club 2x04 Smoothest Slugfest

March 13th, 2021


This episode is definitely one of the smoothest ones I've done in awhile. While battling an impending cold and a sick child, I pit the current champ …

Senpai's Playlist 2x04 Uverworld Dedication or Do It For The Virgins!!!!

March 5th, 2021


Disclaimer: Episode is very explicit

This week me and Claire dedicate the episode to the band Uverworld. Their music has been heard all over the world and in some of your favorite anime. So sit back and enjoy while we …

VGM Fight Club 2x03 Anime Asylum Match

February 27th, 2021


Disclaimer: Some Swearing in this episode

Welcome to another episode of the VGM Fight Club. This week we have the crew of Game That Tune VGM Podcast competing against each other for the VGM Fight Club Championship. …

VGM Fight Club: Fighters Lounge Persona 5 Edition

February 25th, 2021


I am joined by the one and only Diamond Dallas Pernell for a very unique episode of the Fighters Lounge. While we play tracks from Persona 5 and Persona 5 Strikers, we talk about the Persona and Shin Megami Tensei …

Senpai's Playlist 2x03 Pokemon Celebration or That's Baby Spice!!!

February 20th, 2021


So with the 25th anniversary of Pokemon a week away, me and Claire decide to play our favorite tracks from the Pokemon series. This includes the original series and movies. While we talk about the series we also discuss …

VGM Fight Club 2x02 Playstation Pit Fight

February 13th, 2021


Episode two sees the winner of our first ever Royal Rumble Pernell (Diamond Dallas Purenell aka DDP) go up against the VGM Fight Club Champion John …

Senpai's Playlist 2x02 Anime and Video Games or Gotta Get That Bday Cake!!

February 5th, 2021


Its Claire's Bday!!! Well, actually her bday was Sunday, but we're going to celebrate it today with an episode topic she picked. And that topic is Anime based on video games or the concept of video games. As we play our …

VGM Fight Club 2x01 VGM Royal Rumble

February 1st, 2021


People of the world I welcome you to the new season of the VGM Fight Club. And what better way to kick off the new season then with our own version of the Royal Rumble. We have 8 participants vying for a shot at John …

Senpai's Playlist 2x01 Among Us: Anime Edition or Skip To The 14:21 Mark

January 22nd, 2021


Myself and Claire are back with the 2nd Season of Senpai's Playlist. Our first episode topic revolves around a game that took the world by storm last …

VGM Fight Club Season Finale WARGAMES

December 21st, 2020


After the debauchery and shenanigans of the previous episode, both Mr, Herrington and Mr. Messenger will compete....IN WARGAMES!!!! That's right, I have both men put together of 3-5 VGM Podcast fans/host in a team based …

Senpai's Playlist 1x09 Our Favorites of 2020 or Who's The Mother?

December 18th, 2020


On the season finale, Claire and myself play tracks from our favorite anime of 2020. Along the way we discuss the genre that is known as power trash fantasy, sports manga, Claire's backlog, and how I relate to Subaru …

VGM Fight Club 1x08 Bringing The Hype

December 6th, 2020


On our eighth episode, our newest VGM Fight Club Champion; Alex "The Messenger" Messenger defends his championship against our newest member to the roster; John "J Gangsta 187" Harrington. They compete to see who can …

Senpai's Playlist 1x08 Waifu Matchup or There's Only One Type of Cuffing I Want To Do

December 5th, 2020


On our second to last show of the season, in honor of cuffing season (which Claire is just learning about) we decide to have a Waifu matchup. Claire chooses 3 waifus for me and vice versa. We also explain why said …

VGM Fight Club PPV Event: Triple Podcast Threat

November 23rd, 2020


On this 21st Day of November, I gather various members of the VGM Podcast community to do battle for the VGM Fight Club Championship. The current champ Bedroth has had a few weeks of rest, but now he must defend his …

Senpai's Playlist 1x07 Full Metal Alchemist Retrospect or It Will Always Be Too Soon #justicefornina

November 20th, 2020


On what is our 7th episode, me and Claire decided to go with Claire's idea and do an episode with tracks from the Full Metal Alchemist series. We …

VGM Fight Club Episode 1x06 6th Gen Grudge Match

November 12th, 2020


People, I welcome to the 6th episode of the VGM Fight Club. Having survived my apartment being possessed, I am back with a truly interesting match. …

VGM Fight Club Bonus: Fighters Lounge Jazz Edition

November 11th, 2020


It's finally here, the jazz lounge. So pour a drink, pull up a chair, and chill out to some jazz inspired VGM music while you talk tactics. Enjoy

1. …

Senpai's Playlist 1x06- We Love LiSA or There's Debauchery Here

November 6th, 2020


A special episode from one of mine's and Claire's favorite J-Pop singers, LiSA. We play a full whopping 12 tracks plus one bonus track I found to …

VGM Fight Club 1x05 Pick Your Poison Match

November 2nd, 2020


On a particularly windy Halloween night, I host a Pick Your Poison Match between none other then the hosts of Rhythm and Pixels; Rob and Pernell. …

Senpai's Playlist 1x05- That's Just Disturbing or It's A Mixture of Cleavage & Insects

October 23rd, 2020


On this weeks episode, me and Claire pick tracks from anime that are just out right disturbing. From haunted schools, to immortals, and all the way …

Episode 4 SEGA Street Fight

October 20th, 2020


The new champion Utopianemo finds himself up against the one and only Bedroth. Both contestants duke it out in a SEGA Street Fight for the VGM Fight Club Championship. So grab a steel pipe and some chains, cause we're …

Senpai's Playlist Episode 4 Weebs Through Time or My Giant Shiny Sand Castle B****!

October 15th, 2020


Me and Claire decide to take a trip back in time to a simpler time (last year). 2019 was the year I first met Claire and broke my Magfest drought of not being able to go for so many years. So we play tracks from anime …

Senpai's Playlist Episode 3 Wu-Tang Forever or Does Anyone Remember Milk Thing?

October 8th, 2020


After receiving a threatening message in the middle of the night, I call upon the expertise of Kungfu Carlito to help me train for my inevitable death match. As we journey through various martial arts anime tracks and …

VGM Fight Club Episode 1x01- Battle of The Latins

October 5th, 2020


The very first episode pits me The Last Rican up against Kungfu Carlito. The episode is a bit rough. But thanks for listening. The theme was Fighting games and Beat em Ups.

VGM Fight Club 1x03 Capcom Cage Fight

October 4th, 2020


This week we have returning champ Kungfu Carlito looking to go 3-0 against UtopiaNemo. I lock both competitors in a steel cage barring any tracks from Megaman games for this match. Carlos gets first go each round. Who …

Senpai's Playlist 1x02 Why Do You Make Us Cry Japan or Darryl Watches Too Much Shonen

October 1st, 2020


This week I invite my very good friend and ECPL alum Claire to the show. We decided on the subject of anime that made us cry. Be they tears of joy or sadness we definitely have some choice tracks. We also talk about the …

Senpai's Playlist Episode 1x01- All That Jazz or What the hell is Death Jazz

September 23rd, 2020


First episode of my new podcast focusing on music in anime and and inspired by anime. First episode is about jazz songs in anime. So let's gets a swinging.

VGM Fight Club Episode 1x02- 90s Retro Match

September 20th, 2020


Fresh off his victory against The Last Rican, Kungfu Carlito looks to continue his undefeated streak when he takes on The Messenger in a 90s Retro Match. Will Carlito put an end to The Messengers Journey or will The …

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