Anime Afterlife Podcast End of the Year 2011 Awards Show

Alas it is here, the 2011 end of the year awards show! Anime Afterlife Podcast hosts, DavetheZombie, Vensito, Gabe, Lerxst, and blog writer, Richard, give the annual awards to the anime shows and movies of 2011. It’s a long listen (about 2 and a half hours long), but we had a lot of fun doing this awards show. (Just imagine if we had guests on, yikes). Sorry if I seemed low tone this show, I was incredibly sick (still am too), but I did my best to put some spirit into the show.

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And the categories are…

Hey guys, we’re getting close to the day of the recording of our End of The Year Show (likely tomorrow) for 2011. We decided to change a few categories up from last year, taking out some of the unnecessary ones. Anyhow, it should be a fun show, so look forward to listening to it. Unfortunately, we’re not accepting guests this year as we already have a full house this time. Still, we encourage people to share their choices in the comments below!

Our categories are:

1. Best OP
2. Best ED
3. Best Soundtrack/Music
4. Best Male Character
5. Best Female Character
6. Worst Character
7. Best Seiyuu
8. Best Art-style
9. Most Original Show
10. Best Season
11. Best Surprise
12. Biggest Disappointment
13. Most Improved
14. Most Overrated
15. Most Underrated
16. Guilty Pleasure
17. Worst Series
18. Best OVA/Movie
19. Best Comedy
20. Best Drama
21. Best Action
22. Best Slice of Life
23. Best Overall Series
24. Best Anime from Another Year
25. Most Anticipated Series

I also feel so sick these days too. Coughing and sneezing up so much mucus makes me look like this:

Goodbye 2011!

A tune for 2011:

Goodbye year 2011! We shared great times together in anime. We laughed, we cried, we had some of the best days with anime. So many things have happened since this year began. We became mad scientist, because it’s so cool. We fought witches and lost our innocence. We were trolled by aliens and restaurant workers alike. We gambled with our lives on the line. We made friends,  not many, but the few that mattered most to us and played visual novel games together. We fought valiantly for half priced ben-tos because they looked so damn delicious. We became superheroes and stayed by each others side to the end. We said our goodbyes to our deceased friends and moved on in life. We had plenty of fun with robot school girls and little scientist girls. We raised our little aunts ourselves so they could have a great childhood. We failed tests together and awed at our androgynous friend. Was it a he or she? We’ll never know. We came, we saw, we conquered the opposite sex to relieve them of their inner demons. We dealt with vampire kitties, gender identity, and a resolve to tell our crushes our true feelings. We ate mayonnaise chicken, and sang with idols. We helped friends save them from themselves as we were thrown into tvs. We saw a whole new colorful life where we could live the life of someone and learn from their mistakes and new worlds where we traveled to return our deceased loved ones to the living. We fought alongside servants to obtain the holy grail and achieve our sole wishes. We risked our lives to be gods and fought amongst each other as we attempted to predict the future. We shared the same fate and bared through the same punishments together. We reclaimed the present, for the sake of the future with the power of will.. and money. We fought alongside demons despite our differences, and even signed contracts with them to be used as our personal servants, so sadistically. We became zombies and we were adored by magical girls and vampires. We raced past the redline becau- UNTZ UNTZ UNTZ UNTZ UNTZ. 2011, you were a damn good year for anime. I’ll never forget the fun experiences and times we shared together. So long and thanks for all the fish.

Winter 2011/2012 Anime Chart

UPDATED: Version 3 of the Winter 2011/2012 chart is here. Well, its actually been out for about a week now but there are new series on this chart such as Mobile Suit Gundam Seed HD, a new Precure series, and other new goodies sprinkled around. So take a look!
This chart is brought to you by AnimuCharts

Winter 2012 Chart v3 AnimuCharts

Fall 2011 Anime Chart

The 2011 Fall/Autumn Anime line-up has been visually compiled by Neregate and Nelson.

Nelson Fall 2011 Anime Chart

Nelson Version 3 (9/21)

Neregate Fall 2011 Anime Chart

Neregate Version 6 (9/05)

It’s That Time of the Year Again

It’s a day of celebration! Today our very own DaveTheZombie has turned 19!!! WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO~!! Feel any different? Any closer to me now that we’re almost the same age ;3? Well anyway, here’s hoping you have a fun rest of the year and I’ll see you in bed tonight ;o.

Congradulations Dave! *clap*clap*clap*

Anime Afterlife Podcast: Summer 2011 Impressions

Anime Afterlife Podcast hosts, DavetheZombie, Vensito, Gabe, and Lerxst, are joined with blog writers, Richard, and Zekana, along with guest, Aeroblip, to discuss their impressions on the summer 2011 animes. As for the main show and Top 5, they’re well on their way to being edited soon. I should forewarn our audience that the audio quality in the Top 5 isn’t.. superb, but we did our best to fix it. Apologies to our In the meantime, here’s AAP and friends’ impressions on the summer 2011 animes.

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Anime Afterlife Podcast: The 2011 Mid-year Special

At last! Here it is! Anime Afterlife Podcast hosts, DavetheZombie, Vensito, and Gabe, along with blog writer, Lerxst, are joined with guest, aeroblip to discuss the winter shows of 2011. The special is broken up into three parts: The first is where we discuss the winter shows, the 2nd part: The spring shows, and the third: where we give our top 5 shows of 2011 (so far).

Winter season

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Spring season

Download here: Anime Afterlife Podcast: The 2011 Mid-year Special Part 2 (Spring)

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Top 5 shows of 2011 (so far)

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My days at Anime Expo ’11

Upon arriving at AX, there’s an incredibly long line for pre-registered members. Of course, it just so happens to be on a hot summer day, so that makes waiting in line for badges extra painful. There’s not much to do in line other than look at the various kinds of cosplays around you. Every once in awhile, I’d see someone dressed so heavily in costume, it makes me wonder how hard they are sweating under all those layers. Xeriko was kind enough to wait in line with me while I got my badge, and to beat his boredom he’d count nartuards dressed in the same cosplay almost every Naruto fanatic has dressed in for the past ten years.

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Pictures from AX ’11

I have finally returned from a 4 day journey with Anime Expo. Meeting new awesome people, and checking out some pretty neat panels. Nevertheless, I did stop by to take some pictures. If you’ve noticed, some of the cosplayers aren’t exactly posing for me. And I can explain that it’s for 1. Because asking every cosplayer I came across to pose is a hassle, and 2. There weren’t that many interesting cosplayers so I just took some pictures of whatever I found was already posing. Anyhow, click for the pictures after the jump:

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