On this episode of Life Lessons, Colton and Jay sit down to cover Chapters 48 and 49 of the manga, in which one of Otae’s coworkers is having a hard time adjusting to the Odd Job’s hometown of Edo. After that, we have a Life Lessons segment about both rough pasts and preferences in toilets, followed by an Anime/Manga Comparison segment about Episode 36 of the anime. Topics of discussion for this episode include why Otae and Kagura are the best, Colton and Jay’s anxiety over washlets and other tiny details about the manga that no one else cares about. Look forward to the next episode as we cover the Memory Loss arc, our next three chapter story arc! Until then, enjoy the episode!!
On this episode of Life Lessons, Colton and Jay sit down and talk about certain news pieces of interest as well as Chapter 45 of the manga. We also have a Life Lessons segment and an Anime/Manga Comparison segment on Episode 28 of the anime. Topics of discussion for this episode include Colton’s thoughts on the depiction of Kagura in a recent chapter of “Food Wars!“, how awesome Norio Wakamoto is, and just how much God hates Kondo.
This episode of the podcast was broadcast and recorded live on Youtube through Google Hangouts, which can be viewed over at youtube.com/gintamangacast. As such, this episode has been left mostly unedited in order to keep the integrity of the original stream (also, because I’m lazy). Enjoy!
On this special episode of Life Lessons, Colton finally has another character special in store as he and Jay sit down and talk about their favorite demon vice-chief of the Shinsengumi. They talk about everything they possibly can about Hijikata, such as his character design, his voice actor, what kind of person he is, his relationships with other characters, his life before he joined the Shinsengumi. Everything.
Other topics of discussion this episode include how much of an influence mayonnaise has had on Jay’s life, what other characters the podcast cover and just how much Colton cries at even the mention of Mitsuba. Enjoy!
Its here! Its finally here!! Its the 2nd anniversary of Life Lessons: The Gintama Manga Cast, and on this episode, its just Colton and Jay this time, as they start off by talking about what its been like to do the podcast and why Jay wants to punch Colton in the face all the time.
Afterwards, they cover manga chapters 42-44, otherwise known as the Rengokukan Battle Arena arc, where the Odd Jobs trio stalks and meets a demon who seeks redemption. We also have Life Lessons segment covering all three chapter titles and an Anime/Manga Comparison segment on Episode 27 of the anime. Colton even gets to sit down and talk to Doctor from the SSAA Podcast and Just a Gintama Podcast about the origins of his podcasting career and just what he loves about Gintama. Last but not least, we even have some feedback to cover before we end the show. Topics of discussion for this episode include death throughout the series, why Gintama isnt popular overseas, and just how much we forget about this arc and the existence of the Tendoshuu.
Thank you to everyone who has been listening to us for the past year and special thanks to Doctor for coming on the show! Its the longest episode we’ve had in a while, so we hope you enjoy it!
On this episode of Life Lessons, Colton and Jay sit down to cover Chapters 38 and 39 of the manga, in which Gin and Katsura turn into Pako and Zurako and learn what it really means to be both strong and look good in a dress and makeup. We also have a double Life Lessons segment, an Anime/Manga Comparison segment covering Episode 24 of the anime and even some feedback before we end the show. Topics discussed this episode include Colton and Jay’s experiences in cross dressing, how Saigo is THE most amazing character in anything ever, and how and why Prince Hata hasn’t been eaten by any of his ferociously dangerous pets yet. Enjoy!
On this episode of Life Lessons, Colton is once again joined by his friends and co-hosts, Jon and Jay, and hijinks ensue, as the trio covers Chapters 36 and 37 of the manga. In which Shinpachi meets an old friend and faces a formidable(?) biker gang known as the Bulldogs! Afterwards, we have a Life Lessons segment covering both chapter titles and an Anime/Manga Comparison segment covering Episode 26 of the anime. We even have some listener feedback before the show ends. Topics discussed in this episode include, Gintama characters that should have their own show, how awesome Shinpachi finally gets to be, and just to what extend Takachin’s life became so “sh*tty”. Enjoy the episode, and we’ll see you next time for Episode 29!
On this episode of Life Lessons, Colton and Jay start off with some news, or something, before covering Chapter 35 of the manga. In which Kagura buys a bunch of stuff and Gintoki reveals the origins of his wooden sword, Lake Toya. Followed by a Life Lessons segment about shopping and returns and an Anime/Manga Comparison segment on the first half of Episode 29 of the anime. Then we round off with the most dragged out ending ever, enjoy!