Seeking nostalgia, Jon suggests the brothers rekindle a fondness for ball-joints with the Highlander doll show, Rozen Maiden, desu. Memories are a funny thing though, since while both brothers remember the show fondly, a subsequent watch reveals that one bad character can spoil the whole wind-up battle royale. They discuss what made the show memorable, its impact on early meme culture, and where it ultimately fell short as a classic. Also featuring: Pathfinder, No Game No Life novels, and JK Haru is a Sex Worker in Another World.
Bitter-sweets for everyone in the Korean anime “Break Ups.” A couple bent on removing one another from their lives finds a “break up device” on the beach. Hastily activating it, they relive the break ups they’d had in the past, leading them to learn more about each other and a little about themselves. Also featuring: the 2017 eclipse, Pathfinder and World of Darkness, and Made in Abyss.
This week on the season 2 finale of Aniki: It’s the ultimate battle we’ve all been waiting for. Saitama and Boros face off in the final installment of One Punch Man. Also featuring: hot takes on this season’s anime, more Pokémon names, and Dungeons & Dragons.