Episode 67: Anime and Manga at Comic Con 2016


Bastards of Kingsgrave talks about Comic Con 2016, with our perspective focused on the anime and manga events. Our regular anime/manga corner crew cover the latest chapters of Attack on Titan and what they are watching this season before getting into the convention chat.

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This episode was recorded in July. Spoiler filled anime/manga chat (0-26 min, Comic Con chat 26 min onwards).
Check out the APOIAF episode for the full discussion of our Comic Con 2016 adventures.


Episode 66: Warcraft


Bastards of Kingsgrave returns to movie reviews to cover one of the most controversial movies of the summer, Wacraft. Joined by Thomas (FTWard) and Zach (Alias), we consider it from a collective  Wacraft background that includes experiences from Warcraft 1/2/3 to WOW and most recently Hearthstone.

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Notes: Below are the Warcraft trailer with War2 sounds and the Wacraft 1 intro that could easily be talking about the movie.

Episode 65: Anime North 2016


Recorded in late June, we cover Anime North 2016, held in Toronto, Canada. We cover our experiences at the convention, taking part as panelists (together for Game of Thrones and Black Lagoon, along with a long list of separate panels), staying once again at the International Plaza Hotel, and doing a group cosplay together for the first time.

Notes:  The convention itself marked the four year anniversary of the founding of the Bastards of Kingsgrave podcast! Like last year, we will be part of a fan panel for A Song of Ice and Fire/Game of Thrones at San Diego Comic Con 2016.

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Episode 64: One Punch Man


Bastards of Kingsgrave one punches its way to your anime heart with a review of One Punch Man. Ashley returns to join the regular anime crew as we discuss the anime in the main show, then have a full spoiler discussion of the manga and webcomic in the aftershow. We also discuss our potential panels at the upcoming Anime North 2016.

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Episode 63: Anime and Manga Update

Note quite an Anime and Manga Corner, our usual crew from Vassals of Kingsgrave returns to discuss the latest chapters of Attack on Titan, Watamote, and Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun. We also chat about past and upcoming conventions.

Notes: All discussions are spoiler filled, as usual.

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Episode 62: Avatar TLA Comics – Smoke and Show Part I & Part II


Vassal of Kingsgrave’s Legend of Korra crew returns to Bastards of Kingsgrave to cover the the first two parts of the latest Avatar Comic, Smoke and Shadow (Parts I and II) in a spoiler filled discussion. We discuss the latest round of shipping and the interesting potential for departures from the TV series.

Notes: This episode contains spoilers for all of The Legend of Korra and Avatar TLA. The audio was reclaimed from several records, apologies for the varying quality.

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Episode 61: Kare Kano – His and Her Circumstances


Bastards of Kingsgrave’s anime/manga crew reviews the classic anime Kare Kano – His and Her Circumstances. We discuss the history behind the creation of the show, compare the anime to the manga, and discuss the end of the story. We wrap up with a chat about the latest Attack on Titan manga chapters.

Notes:  All discussions are spoiler filled, as usual. Cherry Blossoms scene on Youtube.


Kare Kano Anime Chat: Beginning

Kare Kano Manga Chat: 22.5 min minutes in.

Attack on Titan Chat: 47 minutes in.

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