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The Extreme Anime Radio podcast brings you news, information, insights and commentary into the world of Anime and Japanese culture. From the people behind Extreme Anime Radio, the station that brought listeners around the world Anime and J-Pop music from 2001 until 2019.
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The Extreme Anime Radio podcast brings you news, information, insights and commentary into the world of Anime and Japanese culture. From the people behind Extreme Anime Radio, the station that brought listeners around the world Anime and J-Pop music from 2001 until 2019.
Please follow us on social media for the latest updates about the podcast!
Visit linktr.ee/animeradio for links to our social media pages, to join the XAR chatroom, or to contribute via PayPal.
Reach out to us by DM or e-mail extremeanimeradio@gmail.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/animeradio/support

    June 29, 2022 - Season 5 Finale

    June 29, 2022 - Season 5 Finale

    The XAR Podcast's fifth season draws to a close with this episode! JR and Nef talk about the positive feedback received about new mascot Yumemi, and then delve into topics such as the conclusion of the hockey season, airline travel issues, the countdown to Anime North, Nef's latest manga, Japanese sumo, and Ninja Warror invading the 2028 Olympics.

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    • 55 min
    June 15, 2022

    June 15, 2022

    The XAR Podcast returns after JR's few weeks away on vacation. JR reminisces with Nef about his recent trips to Alaska and the unique encounters he had in Nef's country while visiting Victoria, British Columbia. News then turns to Japan happenings, such as the border situation, anime shows, Japanese mafia who can't get new cell phones, a Char-themed McDonald's cheeseburger and a new maid dentist's office in Akihabara. The show then concludes with a major announcement about the upcoming debut of XAR's new mascot.

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    May 18, 2022

    May 18, 2022

    On this installment of the XAR Podcast for Spotify Video, NefCanuck dives into the controversy, flip flop and backpedaling concerning Anime Central's vaccination and mask policy. Nef and JR also follow up on Japan's updated border regulations, My Dress-Up Darling, Komi Can't Communicate and sports... including the Anime-themed schedule announcement pulled off by the Los Angeles Chargers in recent days. JR also calls out his coworker for taking his first flying lesson and offers some show-and-tell to close out the last podcast of the month.

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    • 56 min
    May 4, 2022 (Spotify Video)

    May 4, 2022 (Spotify Video)

    It's the first podcast of May! On this program, JR and Nef talk about hockey playoffs and reminisce about the golden age of air travel before the conversation turns to a debate concerning "Komi Can't Communicate", the divesting of Square Enix, and JR's take on the new HBO Max live action drama "Tokyo Vice" based on Jake Adelstein's memoirs as the first foreign reporter for a major Japanese newspaper.

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    • 50 min
    April 25, 2022 (Spotify Video)

    April 25, 2022 (Spotify Video)

    On this edition of the podcast, JR and Nef chat about Elon Musk's Twitter acquisition, JR gives a synposis of the new ballet anime Dance Dance Danseu, and Nef continues to peruse the Spy x Family anime and manga. Also in the show: the end of hockey's regular season, and a tribute to the late great Montreal legend Guy LaFleur.

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    • 50 min
    April 13, 2022 (Spotify Video)

    April 13, 2022 (Spotify Video)

    On this direct to video edition of the Podcast, Nef and JR talk discuss the Japanese currency hitting a two decade low against the US dollar, and an interesting service in Akihabara that lets people watch the destruction of their hard drives. JR finally breaks the ice to watch the beginning of "My Dress-Up Darling," while Nef discusses sports and reviews both "Spy x Family" and "Shikimori's Not Just A Cutie."

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    • 53 min