Recorded in July 2013 and recently recovered, the following is an open ended chat about HBO’s Game of Thrones between Amin and Sean Russell, the creator and owner of Anime3000. The first 26 minutes avoids any major spoilers, after that the chat is broadened to cover full spoilers for the first three seasons of the show.
Bastards of Kingsgrave continues its 2014 anime reviewing run, as we cover The Devil is a Part-Timer. Recorded back to back with Episode 27, we provide another spoiler filled review of this comedy anime. The aftershow contains the first Snakes and Scorpions game of the new year, as we continue to hash out the proper rules of House Sandwoody’s most deadly game.
Bastards of Kingsgrave returns for the new year to cover Madoka Magica, a true deconstruction of the magical girl anime genre. We briefly discuss two articles related to the anime series (article 1 & 2), as well as the many faces of Kyubey.
The Legend of Korra crew reunites to cover Avatar: The Last Airbender – The Search, Part 3 comic. We discuss the final issue of the comic and speculate about future comics. We discuss Ozai’s moonblood charts, why we like Ty Lee, and the awesomeness that is Koh. In the second half of the episode (starting at about 35 minutes in), we discuss our feelings about the season finale (full spoilers) of The Legend of Korra and season 2 in general.
Amin and Ashley review the anime Steins;Gate (and yes that semicolon is supposed to be there). It is a spoiler filled review that was recorded like so many BOK episodes: right after an APOIAF episode recording. As all meosters know, no BOK episode on a new topic is complete without the Snakes and Scorpions aftershow.
Amin and Ashley are joined once again by Carly to cover Attack on Titan, the manga (up to early November 2013). We discuss a variety of personal theories and theories from the general fandom, as well as our thoughts on the manga in general. It is an episode filled with Ice and Fire references (perhaps the most ever, the most cringing certainly), creaking doors, and an updated version of our Snakes and Scorpions game for the manga.
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The Bastards of Kingsgrave are the illegitimate, off-topic offspring of House Manwoody. We cover anime, manga, and Western animation, as well as a variety of pop culture topics. We've been dubbed the "intersection between A Song of Ice and Fire and everything else."
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Warning: Most episodes are PG-25 and contain references and spoilers for George RR Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series, the source material for HBO's Game of Thrones. That being said, there shouldn't be anything comprehensible beyond season 3 of the show.
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