Everything from Greco-Roman wrestling to sheep’s innards in the 20th podcast
from your loveable chums at Manga Entertainment: “We’re not fancy but we’re cheap.” Jeremy Graves is joined by Jerome Mazandarani and Andrew Hewson, although what happened in Glasgow… stays in Glasgow.
00:00 Jerome falls in love with haggis and Andrew finds a cougar-spider.
02:00 Hello, and thoughts of the MCM Comicon in Glasgow. The increasingly prevalent convention bans on replica weapons.
07:00 The unlikely prospects of Arnold Schwarzenegger as an anime voice actor.
08:30 Sword Art Online confirmed for 16th December. Fairy Tail on Blu-ray. Wolf Children in December, but also a limited theatrical run coming soon.
12:40 Some inadvertent revelations about some cinema releases coming up in cinemas, and a plug for Scotland Loves Anime and Eurogamer.
15:40 Naruto episodes 1-52 available again in late October.
18:30 K-on Oyster card holders now officially confirmed for the MCM London Comicon.
20:00 The Fortean demagnetisation of your season tickets, as discovered by Jerome “Magneto” Mazandarani.
21:30 Steins;Gate part two.
22:00 Tokyo wins its bid for the 2020 Olympics, and the chances of the location being a secret military base where the army is experimenting with bioengineered human weapons.
27:00 The new Olympic sport in Brazil: wrestling. Over to our wrestling correspondent Jeremy Graves.
29:30 Jonathan Clements and his spousal tribulations – yet more Bourne Identity action from our man in China.
31:00 Deadman Wonderland, now available.
33:00 Blue Exorcist definitive edition now available, along with Lupin III: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine and more One Piece and Naruto.
34:00 Coming up soon, Steins;Gate 2, Fate/Stay Night Unlimited Blade Works, Appleseed XIII.
35:00 Appleseed’s previous incarnations.
39:00 Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood collection 2 finally, finally out on 14th October on Blu-ray.
40:00 Ask Manga UK:
VOD rights and whether we should make better use of them.
44:00 Jerome’s tech support for Apple TV: “I just plugged it in!”
47:30 The chances of a Satoshi Kon complete box.
49:30 The greying population of anime directors.
51:00 Chances of getting more titles on Netflix.
52:00 The possibilities of licensing more stuff from Geneon Universal. .
55:50 Likely release dates for Attack on Titan or Carneval.
60:00 Evangelion 3.0 – no news on DVD but something on the cinema releases.
61:00 Chances of Dragon Ball Z on Blu-ray?
62:30 The likely impact of Crunchyroll streaming on later sales.
68:00 No news is no news, regarding Ghost in the Shell: Arise.
70:00 What drink is your favourite anime accompaniment.
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