“I don’t want to go there and be baka gaijin.”

It’s Eric’s last show– possibly ever!?!?– and Brandon, Liz, Tom and Jenny have decided to see him off with a flurry of excitement over trailers, trailers, and more trailers– including the latest for Thor: Ragnarok and Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Then, after the break, the table discusses how insanely cool Persona 5 is, analyses the new slew of Amazon series pilots, and plans their future trips to Japan, Europe, and pretty much any place that isn’t North America. Lastly, after one more quick break, the gang pools their strength to… give Felicia Day a very hard time, apparently!

 

“Do a sex machina!”

Hope you saved up some orbs, because it’s time to summon Brandon, Tom and Eric (!!) and discuss Nintendo’s latest mobile offering, Fire Emblem Heroes. Also: we establish Steiner’s crucial role in Final Fantasy Record Keeper, spoop our hearts out with Resident Evil VII and tolerate/accept/enjoy Watch Dogs 2. Then, after the break, we go maximum nerd with Dragon Ball Super and Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2. Plus: listener emails!

“…and that’s how Mary Jane died.”

Whoaaaa nelly, JKPeers! It’s our annual Dragon*Con 2016 wrap party! Join us for three distinct conversations with this year’s survivors (including special guests from the Level 7 Access Marvel Cinematic Universe podcast) as we discuss arcades, animation, pro wrestlers, parades, little kid fandom, Homestar Runner, supervillain science, unsanitary cheesecloth, space sex schedules, zombie makeup gauntlets, and SO! MUCH! MORE!

Never mind the constant hum of central air conditioning. Pay it no mind. Move along. Move along.

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“He gave you, like, the BEST thank you!”

Guess which lion-faced heartthrob is back from Japan! Brandon and Eric are joined by a second, auxiliary Eric– longtime listener Eric Jarman of Jarman Props— to bask in wide-eyed wonderment as Tom recounts his many adventures in Tokyo. Cat cafes! Surprise weddings! Gashapon! Panty vending machines! Regrets. Tom experienced all of this and much, much more.

Plus: we unleash a hefty amount of love for the officially released, final version of Overwatch and make a brief request to comic readers regarding Captain America.

Oh– and a listener email!

“Ze Libyans!”

This week’s show starts out sad as Brandon, Liz, Eric, Josh and Harrison bid farewell to comic book visionary Darwyn Cooke and, much less importantly, The Muppets and Disney Infinity. Then, after the break, we GUSH over Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, analyze Captain America: Civil War, vibrate with excitement for Overwatch and tackle some listener emails– including an attempt at explaining what a “Gwenpool” is.

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“I understand we’re all shitting for the fun of shitting…”

Bill Doran of Punished Props (and our last few Dragon*Con panels) joins Brandon, Josh, Eric, Tom, Jen and his friendly rival Harrison for a rowdy group discussion about this year’s PAX East and SwarmCon highlights. Then, after the break, the gang dives into the end of Homestuck, Nintendo’s E3/Zelda/NX bombshell, and Alex St. John’s embarrassing baby tantrum aimed at “wage slaves” and “mouse pushers”.

Plus: a couple of listener emails!

“I thought you said there was Beef Mountain!”

In this week’s episode, Brandon, Eric and Liz will identify their favorite cartoon ducks and learn to accept carrots of all colors! They start with a breakdown of the latest Nintendo Direct, from Dreamland mechs to papery disappointments, then pull up their sleeves and really dive into the controversy surrounding the english localization of Fire Emblem Fates. After the break, they’ll learn how those mid-season fixes for The Muppets turned out and enjoy a great, big, SPOILER-FILLED Zootopia discussion. Oh yeah– and answer a few listener emails!

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“How do you shit a president to death?”

Hewwo, JKPeews! Wewcome to anover podcast episowd! Join Brandon, Josh, Tom and Liz as they invite Eric back to the podcast for a series of heated debates over The Expanse, The Deadpool movie (with big spoilers!), Batman: Arkham Knight (also with big spoilers!), Firewatch (with NO spoilers!) and the abrupt closure of GameTrailers. PLUS: cereal serials, burn-specific jingles and the never-ending search for blan-kets in space!

 

 

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“What, did you fuck up slightly?”

Welcome to the Dogcast! This week’s show finds Brandon, Tom, Josh, Harrison, Eric and special guest Marina discussing some fresh-eyed impressions of Fire Emblem: Awakening, a disappointing review of Dragon Age: Inquisition’s “Trespasser” DLC, the delightful surprises of Undertale and the edutainment factor of The Martian. They also tackle a big ol’ bundle of listener emails… wherein you might discover things that make you go “m.

Intermission and outro music c/o Ben Briggs’ Twitch Jams, available here.

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“Jump Kick Punch: What else are you gonna do?”

It’s our second LIVE Dragon*Con panel! Professional thing-makers Harrison Krix (of Volpin Props) and Bill Doran (of Punished Props) join Brandon, Eric, Josh and Tom for a public discussion about propmaking, entrepreneurship, trust issues and becoming absolute best friends with your personal heroes. Then, after the panel, join an after party at Eric’s house as some friends both old and new sum up this year’s convention highlights.

This episode’s feature image was taken by Wendy Perkinson. Intermission/outro music provided by Ben Briggs, who is the best, at twitchjams.com.

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