Show cover of The Reverse Thieves Anime and Manga Podcasts

The Reverse Thieves Anime and Manga Podcasts

Anime! Manga! Conventions! Fandom! Reviews! News! Editorials! Seasonal Preview Guides! Classics! The Reverse Thieves look at so much anime and manga that it can’t be contained within a single podcast. Join Kate and Alain as they discuss everything from what they just watched to what is going on in fandom. SWAT (Seasonal Watching Anime Taskforce) Reviews: A look at the first episode of the best (and sometimes worst) anime of the new season. Case Closed Reviews: A final wrap-up of the anime we finished this season. Did they knock it out of the park or crash and burn? The Speakeasy: What we've been watching, reading, and playing, plus a look into the news from the last month. Rewatch Podcasts: We go back and watch a classic show to see if it lives up to our memories. Crime Scene Investigations: Our recollections from the biggest national anime conventions to the most intimate gathering of fans.


The Speakeasy #146: Trigun, Buddy Daddies, Soaring Sky! Pretty Cure + More Winter 2023 Anime
This month we discuss as many of the new shows of the season as possible: Trigun Stampede Kaina of the Great Snow Sea The Fire Hunter Mister Lee's Detective Agency Buddy Daddies Spy Classroom Summer Time Rendering Malevolent Spirits Mononogatari The Tale of Outcasts The Ice Guy and His Cool Female Colleague Tomo-chan is a Girl! The Magical Revolution of the Reincarnated Princess and the Genius Young Lady Handyman Saito in Another World Revenger Sugar Apple Fairy Tale Giant Beasts of Ars Ippon Again! Soaring Sky! Pretty Cure The Type-Moon (Moment) Minute Witch on the Holy Night release Fate/Samurai Remnant new info FGO Ordeal Call Join us on Discord!
132:42 2/19/23
The Speakeasy #145: The Best of 2022 Anime
This month we talk about favorites from 2022. Favorite Openings/Endings Favorite Characters Favorite Couple Favorite Anime The Type-Moon (Moment) Minute New Melty Blood DLC FGO new year's news Fate/Samurai Remnant game announced Join us on Discord!
100:51 1/21/23
The Speakeasy #144: The Deer King, Belle, Goodbye Don Glees + More
This month we talk our Anime Secret Santa pick and some other anime movies. Plus, we discuss a few of our favorite things from 2022 that aren't anime and manga. The Deer King Goodbye, Don Glees! Mobile Suit Gundam: Cucuruz Doan's Island Belle The Type-Moon (Moment) Minute AnimeNYC panel Join us on Discord!
90:22 12/18/22
The Speakeasy #143: Made in Abyss S2, Yurei Deco, Dennoh Coil + More
This month we talk about a bunch of shows we finished. Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai Made in Abyss S2: The Golden City of the Scorching Sun Yurei Deco Cyberpunk: Edgerunners Dennoh Coil The Type-Moon (Moment) Minute Witch on a Holy Night pre-order Upcoming New Years stream FGO Morganafest Join us on Discord!
84:05 11/20/22
The Speakeasy #142: Chainsaw Man, The Witch From Mercury, Urusei Yatsura, + More Fall 2022 Anime
This month we check out all the new seasonal offerings! Urusei Yatsura (2022) Do It Yourself!! The Human Crazy University Akiba Maid Wars My Master Has No Tail Legend of Mana: The Teardrop Crystal Bibliophile Princess Raven of the Inner Palace Blue Lock Shinobi no Ittoki Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch From Mercury Chainsaw Man The Type-Moon (Moment) Minute FGO Halloween and Guda Guda events More Witch On A Holy Night news Join us on Discord!
110:07 10/28/22
The Speakeasy #141: JoJo's Part 6, Cyberpunk: Edgerunners, Backflip!! + More
This month we catch up on a variety of shows! Backflip!! Cyberpunk: Edgerunners Zero's Tea Time Odd Taxi: In The Woods JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean Part 2 The Type-Moon (Moment) Minute Comiket recap Fate/Grand Order summer event Join us on Discord!
77:26 9/18/22
The Speakeasy #140: Otakon 2022
Otakon is saved! This month we share our thoughts on Otakon 2022! The Type-Moon (Moment) Minute New Fate/Grand Order character EVO x Meltly Blood Type-Moon Comiket policy Join us on Discord!
127:20 8/13/22
Pre-Otakon 2022
Hope to see everyone at Otakon! Join us on Discord and let us know what you're looking forward to at the con!
16:31 7/28/22
The Speakeasy #139: Birdie Wing, Bakumatsu Bad Boys, Bastard!! + More Summer 2022 Anime
This month we discuss the end of Birdie Wing S1 and take a peek at a bunch of new anime for the summer 2022 season. Extreme Hearts Teppen!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Laughing til You Cry Bastard!! Spriggan Tokyo Mew Mew New Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer The Call of the Night Lycoris Recoil Yurei Deco Shine On! Bakumatsu Bad Boys The Type-Moon (Moment) Minute Fate/Grand Order Hakkenden event Anime Expo 2022 announcments Join us on Discord!
94:38 7/21/22
Cowboy Bebop Rewatch Podcast Session #29: Netflix Cowboy Bebop (bonus)
A special bonus episode. We're sorry. Join us on Discord!
128:48 7/4/22
The Speakeasy #138: One Piece, Bubble, The Faraway Paladin + More
This month we get hype about One Piece and discuss a couple of shows and the latest Netflix anime movie release. One Piece manga Blade Runner: Black Lotus Bubble The Faraway Paladin The Type-Moon (Moment) Minute Comiket 100 Fate/Grand Order latest event Join us on Discord!
91:21 6/23/22
The Speakeasy #137: Ranking of Kings, Talentless Nana, Tiger & Bunny + More
This month we wrap up some shows we recently finished. Sabikui Bisco Tiger & Bunny S2 Talentless Nana Ranking of Kings The Type-Moon (Moment) Minute Fate/Grand Order Super Bunyon event Arco Wada gallery showing Join us on Discord
70:18 5/23/22
The Speakeasy #136: Spy x Family, Birdie Wing, Dance Dance Danseur, Ya Boy Kong Ming + More Spring 2022 Anime
This month we discuss new shows from the spring 2022 anime season! Estab-Life RPG Real Estate Tomodachi Game Ya Boy Kong Ming Aharen-san wa Hakarenai Love All Play Fanfare of Adolescence Aoashi Birdie Wing Dance Dance Danseur Deaimon: Recipe for Happiness Spy x Family The Type-Moon (Moment) Minute New Fate/Grand Order event announced Fate/Learning with Manga crossover New Melty Blood: Type Lumina DLC characters Fate:Lost Einherjar novel announcement Witch on the Holy Night game remake news Join us on Discord!    
102:39 4/17/22
The Speakeasy #135: Orbital Children, Fate/Grand Order Final Singularity, Words Bubble Up Like Soda Pop
This month we review a pack of movies! Words Bubble Up Like Soda Pop Fate/Grand Order: Final Singularity - Grand Temple of Time: Solomon The Orbital Children Join us on Discord!  
70:40 3/26/22
The Speakeasy #134: Requiem of the Rose King, Sabikui Bisco, Delicious Party Precure, + More Winter 2022 Anime
It's that time of year again, another new anime season is upon us! Sabikui Bisco Tribe Nine Sasaki and Miyano I'm Kodama Kawashiri: The Dissolute Life of a Dangerous Lifehacker Tokyo 24th Ward Police in a Pod Shenmue In the Land of Leadale Orient Futsal Boys!!!!! Salaryman's Club Slow Loop Miss Kuroitsu from the Monster Development Department My Dress-up Darling Delicious Party Precure Now you can join us on Discord!  
113:49 2/22/22
The Speakeasy #133: The Best of 2021
In our rundown of our favorites from 2021, we discuss TV anime, movies and OVAs, characters, openings and endings, and romances. Naturally, we expect your lists of favorites to be different than ours and we'd love to hear them! Plus, there are always things we never got around to watching so do let us know what we've missed out on. Now you can join us on Discord!
95:43 1/18/22
The Speakeasy #132: Anime Secret Santa and JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean
In truly holiday spirit, Al reviews his Anime Secret Santa pick Noein: To Your Other Self, and we finish off the year with the best present ever: a new season of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure! Now you can join us on Discord!
99:45 12/9/21
The Speakeasy #131: Anime NYC 2021
The pre-Thanksgiving convention returns to NYC! We discuss crowds, artist alley, and returning to the semi-normal con experience. Now you can join us on Discord!
93:18 11/24/21
The Speakeasy #130: Star Wars Visions, Melty Blood: Type Lumina, Takt Op Destiny, Lupin III Part 6, + More Fall 2021 Anime
The Fall 2021 anime reason is upon us! But unlike other seasons, this one is a little spread out in terms of release dates so expect to hear more about the fall in November and December episodes as well. For this month's podcast we take a look at: Tesla Note The Night Beyond the Tricornered Window Blue Period Takt Op Destiny Muteking the Dancing Hero AMAIM Warrior at the Borderline Rumble Granndoll Taisho Otome Fairy Tale Lupin III Part 6 Plus Al talks about the Melty Blood remake Type Lumina. Then to round things out we share our thoughts on the new anthology of shorts Star Wars Visions. Now you can join us on Discord!
118:09 10/27/21
The Speakeasy #129: Goodbye Evangelion, Princess Principal Movie 1, Megalobox S2
Al talks about the fan reaction to the Tsukihime remake and we discuss Megalobox S2 and the first Princess Principal movie. Then we say "goodbye" to Evangelion with the release of the 3.0+1.0 film. Now you can join us on Discord!
100:12 9/18/21
The Speakeasy #128: Otakon 2021
The con of cons is back! Long may she reign! Join us on Discord:
108:58 8/25/21
The Speakeasy #127: Demon Slayer Movie, Heaven's Feel 3, Sonny Boy, Kageki Shojo, + More Summer 2021 Anime
We discuss the new shows of the 2021 summer season: The Detective is Already Dead Getter Robo Arc D_CIDE TRAUMEREI Peach Boy Riverside Sonny Boy The Aquatope on White Sand Kageki Shojo!! Plus: Heaven's Feel 3: Spring Song Demon Slayer: Mugen Train
119:48 7/24/21
The Speakeasy #126: Thus Spoke Rohan, Dragon Pilot, Dorohedoro, Beautiful Dreamer
We talk about various shows we've been catching up on: JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Thus Spoke Rohan OVA Drifting Dragons Dragon Pilot: Hisone and Masotan Voltes V Dorohedoro Urusei Yatsura: Beautiful Dreamer
94:48 6/26/21
The Speakeasy #125: Mars Red, Vivy: Fluorite Eye's Song, Horimiya, SK8 the Infinity
We talk about new and old in this episode. First we wrap up our first episode reviews of the spring 2021 season with: Jorun: The Princess of Snow and Blood Mars Red Kiyo in Kyoto Super Cub Backflip! Farewell My Dear Cramer Those Snow White Notes Vivy: Fluorite Eye's Song Then we share our final thoughts on a few winter 2021 shows: SK8 the Infinity Horimiya The Promised Neverland S2 Dr. Stone S2
89:42 5/24/21
The Speakeasy #124: Odd Taxi, SSSS.Dyanzenon, Spring 2021 Anime, + Jujutsu Kaisen and Kemono Jihen
We take a look at a ton of new shows in this episode: Odd Taxi Pretty Boy Detective Club Shadows House Tokyo Revengers Battle Athletes Victory Restart SSSS.Dynazenon 86: Eighty Six To Your Eternity The Saint's Magic Power is Omnipotent Let's Make a Mug, Too Plus, we wrap up Jujutsu Kaisen and Kemono Jihen!
124:43 4/24/21
The Speakeasy #123: Tropical Rouge! Precure, The Legend of Hei, Otherside Picnic + More
This is a catchall episode. We discuss new shows Tropical Rouge! Precure, Otherside Picnic, and High-Rise Invasion; review the recently English release of The Legend of Hei movie; and talk about Detective Conan episode 1000!
91:18 3/27/21
The Speakeasy #122: Horimiya, So I'm a Spider So What?, Pui Pui Molecar, SK8 the Infinity + More Winter 2021 Anime
We discuss a ton of new anime from the winter 2021 season: Kemono Jihen Cells at Work: Code Black Heaven's Design Team Project Scard Back Arrow Hortensia Saga So I'm A Spider, So What? Suppose a Kid from the Last Dungeon Boonies Moved to a Starter Town Pui Pui Molecar Wonder Egg Priority Horimiya Bottom-Tier Character Tomozaki-kun Skate Leading Stars 2.43 Seiin High School Boys Volleyball Team SK8 the Infinity
122:44 2/20/21
The Speakeasy #121: Best Anime of 2020 and Tsukihime Remake News
We wrap up 2020 with some of our favorite shows and Al discusses the Tsukihime remake news.
90:31 1/23/21
The Speakeasy #120: Lupin the Third Part 1 and The Great Pretender
We participated in Anime Secret Santa this year with Lupin the Third Part 1 and close out the year with a full review of The Great Pretender.
82:21 12/27/20
The Speakeasy #119: Rose of Versailles, Log Horizon, March Comes in Like a Lion, Blue Period + More
We discuss all the things we've been watching and reading lately: Burn the Witch, Smile Down the Runway, Higurashi New, Blue Period, March Comes in Like a Lion, Rose of Versailles, and Log Horizon.
102:33 11/25/20