50 episodes

Anime! Manga! Conventions! Fandom! Reviews! News! Editorials! Seasonal Preview Guides! Classics!

The Reverse Thieves look at so much anime and manga that it can’t be contained within a single podcast. Join Kate and Alain as they discuss everything from what they just watched to what is going on in fandom.

SWAT (Seasonal Watching Anime Taskforce) Reviews: A look at the first episode of the best (and sometimes worst) anime of the new season.

Case Closed Reviews: A final wrap-up of the anime we finished this season. Did they knock it out of the park or crash and burn?

The Speakeasy: What we've been watching, reading, and playing, plus a look into the news from the last month.

Rewatch Podcasts: We go back and watch a classic show to see if it lives up to our memories.

Crime Scene Investigations: Our recollections from the biggest national anime conventions to the most intimate gathering of fans.

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    • 4.4 • 18 Ratings

Anime! Manga! Conventions! Fandom! Reviews! News! Editorials! Seasonal Preview Guides! Classics!

The Reverse Thieves look at so much anime and manga that it can’t be contained within a single podcast. Join Kate and Alain as they discuss everything from what they just watched to what is going on in fandom.

SWAT (Seasonal Watching Anime Taskforce) Reviews: A look at the first episode of the best (and sometimes worst) anime of the new season.

Case Closed Reviews: A final wrap-up of the anime we finished this season. Did they knock it out of the park or crash and burn?

The Speakeasy: What we've been watching, reading, and playing, plus a look into the news from the last month.

Rewatch Podcasts: We go back and watch a classic show to see if it lives up to our memories.

Crime Scene Investigations: Our recollections from the biggest national anime conventions to the most intimate gathering of fans.

    The Speakeasy #122: Horimiya, So I'm a Spider So What?, Pui Pui Molecar, SK8 the Infinity + More Winter 2021 Anime

    The Speakeasy #122: Horimiya, So I'm a Spider So What?, Pui Pui Molecar, SK8 the Infinity + More Winter 2021 Anime

    We discuss a ton of new anime from the winter 2021 season:
    Kemono Jihen Cells at Work: Code Black Heaven's Design Team Project Scard Back Arrow Hortensia Saga So I'm A Spider, So What? Suppose a Kid from the Last Dungeon Boonies Moved to a Starter Town Pui Pui Molecar Wonder Egg Priority Horimiya Bottom-Tier Character Tomozaki-kun Skate Leading Stars 2.43 Seiin High School Boys Volleyball Team SK8 the Infinity

    • 2 hr 2 min
    The Speakeasy #121: Best Anime of 2020 and Tsukihime Remake News

    The Speakeasy #121: Best Anime of 2020 and Tsukihime Remake News

    We wrap up 2020 with some of our favorite shows and Al discusses the Tsukihime remake news.

    • 1 hr 30 min
    The Speakeasy #120: Lupin the Third Part 1 and The Great Pretender

    The Speakeasy #120: Lupin the Third Part 1 and The Great Pretender

    We participated in Anime Secret Santa this year with Lupin the Third Part 1 and close out the year with a full review of The Great Pretender.

    • 1 hr 22 min
    The Speakeasy #119: Rose of Versailles, Log Horizon, March Comes in Like a Lion, Blue Period + More

    The Speakeasy #119: Rose of Versailles, Log Horizon, March Comes in Like a Lion, Blue Period + More

    We discuss all the things we've been watching and reading lately: Burn the Witch, Smile Down the Runway, Higurashi New, Blue Period, March Comes in Like a Lion, Rose of Versailles, and Log Horizon.

    • 1 hr 42 min
    The Speakeasy #118: The Great Pretender, Moriarty the Patriot, Yashahime, + More Fall 2020 Anime

    The Speakeasy #118: The Great Pretender, Moriarty the Patriot, Yashahime, + More Fall 2020 Anime

    We tackle the Fall 2020 anime season, and there was a lot to watch!: The Great Pretender, Moriarty the Patriot, Ikebukuro West Gate Park, Higurashi: When They Cry – New, Magatsu Wahrheit, King's Raid: Successor's of the Will, Sleeping Princess in the Demon Castle, Wandering Witch: The Journey of Elaina, Yashahime, Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear, Dragon Quest: The Adventures of Dai, Juju Kaisen, Talentless Nana, Tonikawa, Adachi and Shimamura, Hang On Climbing Girls, The Gymnastic Samurai, That is the Bottleneck, and Hypnosis Mic Division Rap Battle Rhyme Anima. Wow!

    • 2 hr 12 min
    The Speakeasy #117: Avatar the Last Airbender, Sakura Wars, Xabungle, Here is Greenwood + More

    The Speakeasy #117: Avatar the Last Airbender, Sakura Wars, Xabungle, Here is Greenwood + More

    We take this month to talk about all the stuff we've been watching during the pandemic. Kate discusses rewatching Avatar the Last Airbender and getting back to The Legend of Korra, exploring 80s robot show Six God Combination God Mars, and rewatching Here is Greenwood. Al fulfills his promise to come back to discuss the new Sakura Wars game and anime, plus he talks about Combat Mecha Xabungle, and he finishes off the Shelock Holmes inspired Case File nº221: Kabukicho.

    • 2 hr 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

Azulet ,

fun and intelligent podcast

I first heard about this podcast when I attended a manga panel with the hosts at castle point anime in Hoboken. they offer a fun, conversational perspective on anime/manga topics and set up a variety of formats for the podcasts (season start reviews, show ended reviews, convention reviews, anime topics of the month). I have started several series (anime and manga) after hearing their reviews. Definitely give it a try and you will soon grow to love the podcast and hosts! thanks for the great work!

JLN1980 ,

This is a great podcast.

I've been listening to the Reverse Thieves podcast for years now. From their season previews to their standard monthly show, the hosts do a great job of keeping me up to date with the latest in anime. I highly recommend both this podcast and their blog.

shawn campbell ,

great podcast

great podcast found out about this podcast from listening to the 20 questions kate was on.I enjoy listening to many anime podcasts and i subscribed to this i hope to hear more.

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