27 episodes

Join Cass (@prophet_goddess) and Alex (@dunndunndunn) as they try to find out once and for all if anime is good or bad.

Anime Is For Jerk‪s‬ Cass & Alex

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Join Cass (@prophet_goddess) and Alex (@dunndunndunn) as they try to find out once and for all if anime is good or bad.

    EP27: Redline

    EP27: Redline

    In which Cass & Alex discuss REDLINE, directed by Takeshi Koike and produced by Madhouse.

    Next month we will be discussing Porco Rosso, directed by Hayao Miyazaki and produced by Studio Ghibli. 

    Discussed: the last film we both hated, this movie is the fast and the furious, the absurdly long plot synopsis of this movie on wikipedia, funky boy, a chocolate cake with a steak inside it, an extremely pedantic complaint about internal combustion engines, Wipeout 2097, F-Zero, wishing this movie was a video game, yanki paul walker, "roboworld", febreeze, getting eaten out by dr zoidberg, getting damseled, riverdale, topless for no reason, bimbos in fur coats, basically jackin off, @thomas_violence:  "the year is 3403 AD, crime is legal and cop's are illegal, only one man is willing to break the law to make the law legal again: Crimecop", funky boy's gone rogue, funky boy is illegal, funky kong, divorced energy, we can't let funky boy destroy roboworld, the platinum nitro charge, the most coked out m***********s you've ever seen, the weird donald trump rat man from akira, no rules just right redline, edward scissorhands film analysis, jon hendren on HLN, attack emails off the shoulder of orion

    Alex's Book Recommendation: Corregidora by Gayl Jones

    Cass's Book Recommendation: Mort by Terry Pratchett

    Social:

    Show Twitter: @animeisforjerks

    Show Mastodon: @animeisforjerks@skeleton.cool

    Show Email: animeisforjerks@gmail.com

    Cass's Twitter: @prophet_goddess

    Cass's Mastodon: @prophet_goddess@skeleton.cool

    Alex's Twitter: @dunndunndunn

    Alex's Mastodon: @catalina@selfy.army

    • 1 hr 1 min
    EP26: Devilman Crybaby

    EP26: Devilman Crybaby

    In which Cass & Alex discuss Devilman Crybaby, directed by Masaaki Yuasa and produced by Science Saru.

    Next month we will be discussing REDLINE, directed by Takeshi Koike and produced by Madhouse.

    Discussed: this show is secretly a sports anime, ass-first introduction, divorcee horny, The Male Gaze, blasting cum onto your ceiling, FLCL, boobs in the thumbnail, ecstacy, stabbin m***********s, watching porn in the auditorium, gay little weirdos, buckminster fuller, involuntary rapping, dying to slam a demon, blasting porn at the track meet, drug lady, an extended rap about the circumstances,  locke and demosthenes, the departed, 気持ち悪い, murakami for lesbians, The Shape of Infinity by Jacob Geller



    Alex's Book Recommendation: Hex by Rebecca Dinerstein Knight

    Cass's Book Recommendation: Piranesi by Susanna Clarke



    Social:

    Show Twitter: @animeisforjerks

    Show Mastodon: @animeisforjerks@skeleton.cool

    Show Email: animeisforjerks@gmail.com

    Cass's Twitter: @prophet_goddess

    Cass's Mastodon: @prophet_goddess@skeleton.cool

    Alex's Twitter: @dunndunndunn

    Alex's Mastodon: @catalina@selfy.army

    • 1 hr 28 min
    EP25: Carole and Tuesday

    EP25: Carole and Tuesday

    In which Cass & Alex discuss Carole and Tuesday, directed by Shinichirō Watanabe and produced by Bones.

    Next month we will be discussing Devilman Crybaby, directed by Masaaki Yuasa and produced by Science Saru. 

    Discussed: 24 episodes of boring, Whiplash (as reviewed by a jazz musician) by Adam Neely, this is a sports anime, mars republican convention, thundercat, charlie puth, 21 savage, lil uzi vert, denzel curry, mars ICE, fka twigs, a softer world 478, mononymous pop stars, BoJack Horseman, tfw your ai manager runs off with your cryptocurrency, nord electric pianos, Making a NEVER-ENDING Neural Net Bass Solo  by Adam Neely, Instagram, Wikipedia, Pitchfork, Rolling Stone, The Guardian, South by Southwest, The Mars Grammys, FOXDIE, martian holidays, "weather plant", the welcome to city 17 m&m in times square, the Mountain Goats, it's not funny Denzel Currys only write bars this bad when they're VERY DISTRESSED, FDT by YG, Alright by Kendrick Lamar, Thank You For Using GTL by Drakeo the Ruler, making up a new type of guy, the pentagon papers, stay salty gamers, mars Joe Rogan, Live Aid, We Are The World

    Alex's Book Recommendation:  Possession by A.S. Byatt

    Cass's Book Recommendation: What Terrorists Want by Louise Richardson

    Social:

    Show Twitter: @animeisforjerks

    Show Mastodon: @animeisforjerks@skeleton.cool

    Show Email: animeisforjerks@gmail.com

    Cass's Twitter: @prophet_goddess

    Cass's Mastodon: @prophet_goddess@skeleton.cool

    Alex's Twitter: @dunndunndunn

    Alex's Mastodon: @catalina@selfy.army

    • 2 hr 4 min
    EP24: Ping Pong The Animation

    EP24: Ping Pong The Animation

    In which Cass & Alex discuss Ping Pong: The Animation, directed by Masaaki Yuasa and produced by Tatsunoko Production.

    Next month we will be discussing Carole and Tuesday, directed by Shinichirō Watanabe and produced by Bones.



    Discussed: cass and alex both liked a show for once, oh he gaming, game boy advance, neo geo pocket color (which are not black, cass was thinking of the neo geo pocket and the regular neo geo), milk gives you diabetes?, bread makes you fat?, being a connoisseur of trash, the true heady pleasure of the 100-yen bar, pips-in rubber on both sides, pips out,the defensive backspin counterpart to the offensive loop drive, what table tennis and english vocabulary have in common, let's f****n, northernlion, buff northernlion, the virgin northernlion vs the chad northernlion, no game no life,high school DxD, code geass, a league of their own, extreme ping-pong paddle closeups, @ja2ke: "I have no memory of writing this, but there it is, in the game data.", depressing christmas montage, Spelunky 2, hundun, wonton, the undifferentiated soup of primordial chaos, 17776 by Jon Bois, it's dangerous to swim with your clothes on, that man's name? albert einstein, a 16-year-old capricorn with type-O blood, big brain hours, me absolutely twisted coming home with four ping pong robots,me waking up the next day with a room full of ping pong robots, don quijote, big steppy, table tennis is a freaking blast, english loanwords, complaining about everything being the same, 428 Shibuya Scramble, Pathologic 2, Jimmy and the Pulsating Mass, Deadly Premonition, Ode To A Moon, just hit the ball 4head, a miserable city lesbian



    Alex's Book Recommendation:  Aquamarine by Carol Anshaw

    Cass's Book Recommendation: Stephen Florida by Gabe Habash



    Social:

    Show Twitter: @animeisforjerks

    Show Mastodon: @animeisforjerks@skeleton.cool

    Show Email: animeisforjerks@gmail.com

    Cass's Twitter: @prophet_goddess

    Cass's Mastodon: @prophet_goddess@skeleton.cool

    Alex's Twitter: @dunndunndunn

    Alex's Mastodon: @catalina@selfy.army

    • 1 hr 47 min
    EP23: Grave of the Fireflies

    EP23: Grave of the Fireflies

    In which Cass & Alex discuss Grave of the Fireflies, directed by Isao Takahata and produced by Studio Ghibli.

    Next month we will be discussing Ping Pong: The Animation, directed by Masaaki Yuasa and produced by Tatsunoko Production.

    Discussed: the saddest movie of all time, september 21st 1945, mom's dead parkour, lazy slut, if it sucks, hit da bricks, the one good cop, the world's worst funeral practicioner, "there is no such thing as an anti-war film", "The unsung genius of Studio Ghibli’s risk-taking realist, Isao Takahata", ping-pong spreadsheet, frege in space

    Alex's Book Recommendation:  Dust by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor

    Cass's Book Recommendation: Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut

    Social:

    Show Twitter: @animeisforjerks

    Show Mastodon: @animeisforjerks@skeleton.cool

    Show Email: animeisforjerks@gmail.com

    Cass's Twitter: @prophet_goddess

    Cass's Mastodon: @prophet_goddess@skeleton.cool

    Alex's Twitter: @dunndunndunn

    Alex's Mastodon: @catalina@selfy.army

    • 1 hr 12 min
    EP22: Ayakashi: Samurai Horror Tales

    EP22: Ayakashi: Samurai Horror Tales

    In which Cass & Alex discuss Ayakashi: Samurai Horror Tales, directed by Tetsuo Imazawa, Kouzou Nagayama, and Kenji Nakamura and produced by Toei Animation.

    Next month we will be discussing Grave of the Fireflies, directed by Isao Takahata and produced by Studio Ghibli.

    Discussed: dan savage, whether the opening theme to this anime is good, Run Away With Me by Carly Rae Jepsen, nice bird, bird friend, bird f****r, macbeth, the lowest key fish person, kekekekekeke, horny bandits, the reverse persephone, free rat, oshizu did nothing wrong, *looks at kaliedoscope* god i wish that were me, ringu, Iemon, Lemon, Othello, Richard III, Throne of Blood, ghost hands, thinking that you've been killed by bandits, edutainment, the scottish play, mackers, feminist beowulf, seinfeld, medicine seller i am going into battle and i need only your strongest medicines, a drawer full of pornography, death: the final chill, Emily Wilson on the impossibility of translating Homer into English



    Alex's Book Recommendation: Alcestis by Katharine Beutner

    Cass's Book Recommendation: The Odyssey translated by Emily Wilson



    Social:

    Show Twitter: @animeisforjerks

    Show Mastodon: @animeisforjerks@skeleton.cool

    Show Email: animeisforjerks@gmail.com

    Cass's Twitter: @prophet_goddess

    Cass's Mastodon: @prophet_goddess@skeleton.cool

    Alex's Twitter: @dunndunndunn

    Alex's Mastodon: @catalina@selfy.army

    • 1 hr 47 min

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