Tooning Japanese

10
Jul

Season 3: Finale - Right in the Home World

Welcome to Tooning Japanese, a podcast where three dudes in their 30s talk about Japanese anime!

Well, we've finally made it. We have made it to the end of Gurren Lagaan with only minimal mental scarring. Well, hopefully. Tune in for our final discussion of Episode 27, "The Lights in the Sky Are Stars." After reviewing the final fight with the Anti-Spiral, we break down the series overall and provide our final thoughts. Also, the anime for Season 4 is revealed! You can't miss this week's episode, where we end one chapter and begin another anew.

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You can also find our show and other great podcasts on The Questionable Endeavor Network.

3
Jul

Season 3: Episode 24 - You Did It Wrong

Welcome to Tooning Japanese, a podcast where three dudes in their 30s talk about Japanese anime!

Apologies for missing the last two weeks. We explain it in our Break Card segment. What matters now is that we're back with the penultimate review of Season 3 and Gurren Lagann! This week Simon and Team Dai Gurren take on the Anti-Spiral head on! Will they be able to save all of creation? Find out as we review Episode 26, "Let's Go, Buddy!"

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If you enjoy this episode, go visit our websiteand more importantly, become a Patron today!

You can also find our show and other great podcasts on The Questionable Endeavor Network.

15
Jun

Season 3: Episode 23 - Hand, Foot, and Mouth

Welcome to Tooning Japanese, a podcast where three dudes in their 30s talk about Japanese anime!

This week you get two for the price of one! Andy reviews Episode 24 of Gurren Lagann, "I Will Never Forget This Minute, This Second," and Bill reviews Episode 25, "I Accept Your Last Wish!" One of the three hosts really, really likes these two episodes. Can you guess which one? Follow Simon and company as they take the fight straight to the Anti-Spiral!

Did you listen to last week's interview with Dorothy Fahn, voice of Meryl Stryfe from Trigun? No? Go download the episode now!

Watch Gurren Lagann on Netflix (dub/sub) & Hulu (sub).

If you enjoy this episode, go visit our websiteand more importantly, become a Patron today!

You can also find our show and other great podcasts on The Questionable Endeavor Network.

4
Jun

Season 3: Episode 22 - Spacebook

Welcome to Tooning Japanese, a podcast where three dudes in their 30s talk about Japanese anime!

We've made it to the final battle! Wait...what? But isn't Episode 23 of Gurren Lagann "Let's go, This is the Final Battle"? Huh. Well, we do get a few important and interesting moments and yet another build up toward the final battle against the Anti-Spiral.

Be on the lookout later this week for our long-awaited interview with Dorothy Fahn, the voice of Meryl Stryfe!

Watch Gurren Lagann on Netflix (dub/sub) & Hulu (sub).

If you enjoy this episode, go visit our websiteand more importantly, become a Patron today!

You can also find our show and other great podcasts on The Questionable Endeavor Network.

29
May

Season 3: Episode 21 - Ready to Fight the Moon

Welcome to Tooning Japanese, a podcast where three dudes in their 30s talk about Japanese anime!

This week it's just Andy and Bill, and things take a turn for the worse. We review Episode 22 of Gurren Lagann, "This is My Final Duty," and it's a tough one for Andy to wrap his head around. If you're all about fighting the moon and mechs nesting like Russian dolls, then this anime is apparently for you.

Don't forget that next week you get two episodes! We're releasing our review of Episode 23 of Gurren Lagann as well as our long-awaited interview with Dorothy Fahn, the voice of Meryl Stryfe!

Watch Gurren Lagann on Netflix (dub/sub) & Hulu (sub).

If you enjoy this episode, go visit our websiteand more importantly, become a Patron today!

You can also find our show and other great podcasts on The Questionable Endeavor Network.

22
May

Season 3: Episode 20 - $375 in Tijuana

Welcome to Tooning Japanese, a podcast where three dudes in their 30s talk about Japanese anime!

Real quick, there's an AMAZING announcement at the start of this episode! Stay through the Break Card segment for full details!

Andy picked the right episode to review this week! Not only do we get a Yoko spotlight episode, but we find out what she's been up to during the years between the first and second arc. Yoko is laying down the law in the classroom as a teacher in this week's episode of Gurren Lagann, "You Are Someone Who Ought to Survive."

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If you enjoy this episode, go visit our websiteand more importantly, become a Patron today!

You can also find our show and other great podcasts on The Questionable Endeavor Network.

15
May

Season 3: Episode 19 - Chicken Happy Trail

Welcome to Tooning Japanese, a podcast where three dudes in their 30s talk about Japanese anime!

Prison fight scene? Check. Man butt? Check. A surprisingly just okay episode in the second arc of Gurren Lagann? Check. This week we review Episode 20 of Gurren Lagann, "How Far Will God Test Us?" It's not bad, but could this be a sign that the series is already starting to lose its grip on Andy and Bill? Listen to our review to find our for yourself!

Watch Gurren Lagann on Netflix (dub/sub) & Hulu (sub).

If you enjoy this episode, go visit our websiteand more importantly, become a Patron today!

You can also find our show and other great podcasts on The Questionable Endeavor Network.

8
May

Season 3: Episode 18 - So Cute and Sad

Welcome to Tooning Japanese, a podcast where three dudes in their 30s talk about Japanese anime!

We're back on track with another review of Gurren Lagann! This time Simon gets sentenced to death, but an attack from more anti-spiral ships means giving Simon the keys to Gurren Lagann one more time. Join us for our review of Gurren Lagann, Episode 19, "We Will Survive By Any Means Necessary."

Watch Gurren Lagann on Netflix (dub/sub) & Hulu (sub).

If you enjoy this episode, go visit our websiteand more importantly, become a Patron today!

You can also find our show and other great podcasts on The Questionable Endeavor Network.

1
May

Season 3: Episode 17 - Twilight Princess Nia

Welcome to Tooning Japanese, a podcast where three dudes in their 30s talk about Japanese anime!

We missed a few weeks, but we're back with more Gurren Lagann for you all! This week we watch another good one. Yeah, I said it: another good episode. Call us crazy, but the new tone and higher stakes have made for a much better second half! This week we review Episode 18, "Tell Me the Secrets of This World."

Watch Gurren Lagann on Netflix (dub/sub) & Hulu (sub).

If you enjoy this episode, go visit our websiteand more importantly, become a Patron today!

You can also find our show and other great podcasts on The Questionable Endeavor Network.

11
Apr

Season 3: Episode 16 - One Million Naked Apes

Welcome to Tooning Japanese, a podcast where three dudes in their 30s talk about Japanese anime!

Today marks an important turning point for Tooning Japanese! First, it's our start of the second half of Gurren Lagann, things have changed in a crazy way in this week's episode, and Andy and Bill actually liked it! A lot. The world may be ending. An older Simon takes on the Anti-Spiral in our review of Episode 17 of Gurren Lagann, "You Don't Know Anything!"

Watch Gurren Lagann on Netflix (dub/sub) & Hulu (sub).

If you enjoy this episode, go visit our websiteand more importantly, become a Patron today!

You can also find our show and other great podcasts on The Questionable Endeavor Network.