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Yata’s 12 Days of Anime – 2015 – #2: BRADIO and Funky Party People

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Hands up, who else remembers Death Parade’s OP? You know, that funky energetic track “Flyers” that didn’t match Death Parade’s mood at all? Yeah, that one. If you need a recap on some of the year’s best openings, I’ll have that coming up shortly after the 12 Days ends, but until then, I can’t help but continue to reminisce about one of the year’s best OP songs. BRADIO, the group behind the music in that wonderful opening, became my guilty pleasure of the year. I rarely listen to anime-affiliated J-Pop of any variety outside of when I’m actually watching anime, but something about BRADIO just kept me coming back – to “Golden Liar,” to some of the ballads from Power of Life, but most of all, to “Flyers.”

Specifically its music video.

Watch it right now.

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FIRST THIRD THOUGHTS – WINTER 2015

A couple weeks in to the start of 2015 as the year promises to be a busy but fun one, Yata and Haru are back to bring you updated thoughts on the season’s new anime and some enjoyable carry-overs from the fall season. Yata especially has plenty of catching up to do since he’s a chump and his schedule didn’t permit enough time to write up his conclusions on last season. That’s life though. Things happen…and sometimes things don’t happen, but this thing is happening. What are the frontrunners? What did we try to give a chance but drop? Let’s run ’em down.

Side note, we meant to post this yesterday, but the Super Bowl got us distracted, hence being one episode behind on Maria and Yurikuma. Bear with it.

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Winter 2015 Season Preview (Podcast)

It’s finally here! For Great Justice successfully pulled off a podcast with all three members about a relevant topic! Are you amazed? We’re amazed.

So here’s the deal: we talk about the winter 2015 anime chart according to anichart.net, in order, as it was on December 3rd when this podcast was recorded. As of this written post, I think the only notable changes were the moving of Rolling Girls into a different spot alphabetically (they removed the “the”) and the removal of the Kyoukai no Kanata film from the movie section. You’ll still hear us talk a bit about the latter’s original series anyway. Otherwise, sit back, follow along, and enjoy the ride as we discuss our thoughts on the upcoming season.

Timestamps for each entry are available if you click the “(more…)” button, or if you were linked directly to this article, they’re plainly visible below. Hoorah.

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