On this episode of Life Lessons, Colton brings on new co-host, Bookie, to cover Chapter 40 of the manga! In which, we are introduced to the fearsome assassin, known as, Sarutobi Ayame (or Sa-chan for short). We also have a Life Lessons segment and an unusually lengthy Anime/Manga Comparison on Episode 22 of the anime. Topics of discussion on this episode include what the true meaning behind marriage is, how much of the story Sorachi may or may not have planned out from the beginning, and what would happen to Freddy Krueger if he invaded the dreams of the people of Kabukicho. Hope everyone takes a shine to the new addition to the crew, and enjoy the episode!
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!
On this episode of Life Lessons, Colton and Jon cover chapters 33 and 34 of the manga, in which more hijinks between the Odd Jobs and Shinsengumi ensue, but this time, with ghosts! Then we have a Life Lessons segment, followed by an Anime/Manga Comparison segment covering Episode 20 of the anime and an email before the show ends. Topics of discussion include Gin and Hijikata as characters, how horrible Mama is, and why Episode 20 may just be the best episode of the anime.
0:05:37 Manga Recap: Chapter 33
0:31:36 Manga Recap: Chapter 34
0:56:01 Life Lessons 33 and 34
1:02:43 Anime/Manga Comparison: Episode 20
Be sure to grab some egg nog and cookies and tune in for our Life Lessons Holiday Special on Monday, December 22nd! As Colton, Jay and Jon sit down to engage in festive activities that have nothing to do with Christmas whatsoever!
On this episode of Life Lessons, Colton and Jay host a Manga Recap covering Chapter 32, in which Gin, Hasegawa and the rest of the gang go out to the beach. Followed by the Life Lessons segment and an Anime/Manga Comparison covering Episode 19 of the anime. Topics for this episode include why Gintama hasn’t been turned into a GTA game, why Hasegawa is a great character, and just what the hell the new Jump Festa Anime Tour special is about!? Join us next time for Episode 26 of the podcast, and enjoy!