26: The Strongest Episode

This week on Aniki: Brothers Ben and Jon begin the journey through One Punch Man for season 2 of Aniki! An unnamed hero is born from the disgusting remains of a crab-man. A man who wins every fight in only one punch. What kind of fighting show is this? Also, thoughts on Keijo and the state of “special interest” anime.

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25: Captain Planet

This week on Aniki: The final episode of Aniki Season 1. Brothers Ben and Jon witness the most bizarre chapters of Jojo’s adventure as all logic fails and Kars ascends unto an Earth deity. Can Jojo defeat this 80’s supervillian before the world is overrun with killer squirrels? Also featuring: Stranger Things wrap up, the Jojo manga, and thoughts on season 2 of Aniki.

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24: Mama’s Boy

This week on Aniki: With Hyouka over, the brothers focus on Jojo with a double feature. First, Lisa Lisa faces off against Cars who may not be as trustworthy has he appears. Later, Speedwagon tells Smokey some Joestar family secrets as Stroheim shows off his new German rave gear. Also featuring: Mob Psycho 100, Bojack Horseman, and Stranger Things.

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22: Owner of a Broken Heart

This week on Aniki: Hyouka gets heavy as Ibara’s homemade Valentines chocolate gets stolen before Satoshi can receive it, bringing out the worst in everyone. Oreki is on the case with Chitanda as his unneeded enforcer. Meanwhile on Jojo, Lisa Lisa and Jojo agree to have a 2v2 fight with Wham and Cars for possession of the Red Stone of Asia. We may have given everything away just then. Also featuring: more Pokemon Go and how deep Jon’s cuts go.

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21: Bad Luck and Extreme Misfortune

This week on Aniki: Hyouka devises a devilish plot to freeze our A-team in a shed during New Year’s. Can Oreki break out or make out before Satoshi and Ibara realize that their friends teeter on the brink of utter destruction? Over on Jojo, fools rush in and Zeppeli takes on Wham all alone with his new and improved Shabron Spray. A great battle commences! Also featuring: Pokemon Go and our hot take on the summer 2016 anime season.

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20: The Hardy Boys Special

This week on Aniki: It’s finally here. The “Why Did The Kid get Called to the Office” episode of Hyouka. Oreki and Chitanda spend an afternoon wildly speculating on the nature of a simple PA announcement instead of making out. Meanwhile, on Jojo, Stroheim is back as a robot and he, Cars, and Jojo all make a mad dash towards the edge of a cliff. Also featuring: Tokyo Mirage Session #FE and BABYMETAL.

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19: It’s Bummers All the Way Down

This week on Aniki: After the Bunkasai, things get more cheerful on Hyouka, up until Oreki suddenly wants to investigate bummer helicopters. Meanwhile, Suzy Q gets macked on by both Jojo and an entire brain. Also featuring: the brothers’ take on Escaflowne and the thrilling conclusion to the Sailor Moon Infinity arc.

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18: Great Expectations

This week’s Aniki is brought to you by the letter ‘E’ as in ‘Expectations.’ The Bunkasai arc concludes with many bummers and insecurities, but the master thief is unmasked as Oreki kills several birds with one sodium. Meanwhile, on Jojo, AC/DC appears to proctor Jojo’s practical Hamon exam and takes him on a one way trip to the danger zone. Also featuring: Voltron, the appearance of Sailor Saturn, and recommendations for new anime watchers.

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