Podcast

Nerdy Talk Episode 5: The Nuclear Option


Episode 5 saw the return of Anthony, after a round of medical leave. The podcast began with business as usual, but quickly spiraled into something truly worth listening to. Things got crazy and topics meandered a bit, but there was no end to the truly fascinating conversation this evening. The biggest challenge was deciding exactly which material to keep! Unedited, the podcast would have been a 4-hour monster. So, while it was sad to see some bits go, I’m confident that we grabbed the best of the best.

Topics ranged from comparisons between Media Blasters and North Korea, to Pokemon and Cartoon Network before we finally closed the night off with an extended discussion of FUNimation’s release of Psycho-Pass.

This evening’s edition of Nerdy Talk features the following members:

  • Mike Ferreira
  • Matt Brown
  • Anthony Simpson
  • Dorian Chadwick

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Show Notes

Topic 1: Cartoon Network CEO Stu Snyder Steps Down

Topic 2: Netflix To Stream Pokemon Anime – Sadly, Twitch Isn’t Playing It

Note: Digimon Adventure is indeed on Netflix 

Topic 3: Media Blasters Ditches Dub For Koe de Oshigoto!

Topic 4: Discussion of FUNimation’s Release of Psycho-Pass

About the author

Samantha Ferreira

Samantha Ferreira is Anime Herald’s founder and editor-in-chief. A Rhode Island native, Samantha has been an anime fan since 1992, and an active member of the anime press since 2002, when she began working as a reviewer for Anime Dream. She launched Anime Herald in 2010, and continues to oversee its operations to this day. Outside of journalism, Samantha actively studies the history of the North American anime fandom and industry, with a particular focus on the 2000s anime boom and bust. She’s a huge fan of all things Sakura Wars, and maintains series fansite Combat Revue Review when she has free time available. When not in the Anime Herald Discord, Samantha can typically be found on Bluesky.

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