Nerdy Talk Episode 26: “XMas” Is A Four-Letter Word

‘Tis the season for anime and Nerdy Talk at the Herald!

This week is our last show of 2015. And, in the episode, we talk about those shows that really stuck with us this year, both the good and the bad! Also, in the spirit of the season, we chat up our favorite holiday episodes, and discuss a nifty little Attack on Titan news bit, which sees toys bundled with an upcoming magazine.

This week’s episode featured the following hosts:

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

We’d like to thank each and every one of you, who gave us a listen. Everyone at the Herald wishes you the best for a safe and happy holiday!

Show Notes

Topic 1: Attack on Titan Gets Its Own Monthly Magazine With Figures

Topic 2: Five Anime Specials That’ll Make Any Christmas Merry 

Topic 3: We’d like to offer a gigantic congratulations to Madhouse on this one. No Game, No Life, which was unanimously awarded our title of Show of the Year!

No Game No Life Logo

We were taken by the show’s brilliant writing, fantastic characters, and genuinely great aesthetic. Really, there were too many nice things to say, so give the podcast a listen!

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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