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Episode 36 – Osaka Style

30 Jun

osaka

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!!

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0:00:00 Introduction

0:05:31 Manga Recap: Ch 48

0:36:14 Manga Recap: Ch 49

1:06:34 Life Lessons 48 & 49

1:16:38 Anime/Manga Comparison: Ep 36

1:25:49 The End

 

Show Notes

Buy Gintama Vol 6 on Amazon

Or Rightstuf

Or let Viz Media know on Twitter how much you want it digitally

Watch Episode 36 of the anime on Crunchyroll

Or own it on DVD via Collection 3 from Sentai Filmworks on Rightstuf

Japanese Fans Name Their Favorite Secretly Cruel, Haraguro Characters

Colton’s Findings: Exhibit A

Exhibit B 

Exhibit C

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Episode 35 – Mr. The Edo

8 Jun

edo

On this episode of Life Lessons, Colton is joined by returning co-host, Jasmine, and special guest from the Senpai Coast to Coast blog and podcast, Josh Dunham. Colton talks to Josh about his thoughts on Gintama so far and also another poll which generates more discussion than most polls we’ve covered. Afterwards, we cover Chapter 47 of the manga, in which the Odd Jobs battle the worst monstrosities they have ever faced. Followed by an especially discussion heavy Life Lessons segment and an Anime/Manga Comparison of the second half of anime episode 29. Topics for this episode include the visual beauty of manga and comics, the pros and cons of both watching or avoiding the news, and whether Shinpachi is saying “hump” or “herpes”.

Special thanks goes to Josh for joining us! Be sure to check out both his blog and podcast at senpaicoasttocoast.wordpress.com!!

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0:00:00 Introduction

0:26:03 Manga Recap: Chapter 47

1:24:44 Life Lesson 47

1:48:22 Anime/Manga Comp. Ep 29b

2:12:28 The End

2:19:19 Outtakes

 

Show Notes 

Buy Gintama Volume 6 from Amazon

Or from Rightstuf

Watch Episode 29 on Crunchyroll

Or own it on DVD from Amazon

Or from Rightstuf

Japanese Fans Name the Anime They’d Watch If They Had One Day Left to Live

Yoshiyuki Tomino!?

The scene Josh mentions in the Anime segment

Episode 34 – Even From Death, He’s on Standby

25 May

katsura

On this episode of Life Lessons, Bookie finally talks with Colton about her (not so) secret Gintama tribute she is currently working on! Afterwards, they cover Chapter 46 of the manga, followed by s pretty short Life Lessons segment and an Anime/Manga Comparison on Episode 90 of the anime. Topics include how nobody eats rotten food, why Hasegawa is awesome, and just how little this chapter offers in the way of discussion. Enjoy!

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0:00:00 Introduction

0:08:17 Manga Recap: Ch 46

0:37:11 Life Lesson 46

0:40:55 Anime/Manga Comparison: Ep 90

0:53:26 The End

Show Notes

Buy Volume 6 of Gintama from Amazon

Or from Rightstuf

Watch Episode 90 on Crunchyroll

Follow Bookie on Twitter for more updates on her project

Episode 33 – God Hates Kondo

11 May

hate

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!

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0:00:00 Introduction/News

0:27:17 Manga Recap: Chapter 45

1:05:09 Life Lesson 45

1:14:09 Anime/Manga Comparison: Episode 28

1:40:32 The End

1:52:14 Bullsh*t

 

Show Notes

Buy Gintama Volume 6 on Amazon

Or tell Viz Media you want to read it digitally on vizmanga.com

Watch Episode 28 on Crunchyroll

Or own it on DVD

Hit Hijikata in the crotch

Anime Voice Actor Popularity Ranking of 2015

Anime Voice Actress Popularity Ranking of 2015

Kagura as drawn by Shun Saeki, artist of “Food Wars” (NSFW)

Article from the Unofficial One Piece Podcast for context (Also NSFW)

Episode 32 – Characters With Scars On Their Face Are Always Cool

9 Apr

yorozuya

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!

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0:00:00 Introduction/Podcast Talk

0:21:32 Manga Recap: Chapter 42

0:48:20 Manga Recap: Chapter 43

1:17:06 Manga Recap: Chapter 44

1:42:47 Life Lessons 42-44

1:53:54 Anime/Manga Comparison: Episode 27

2:01:19 Special Interview with Doctor!

3:09:24 Emails and Feedback

3:50:19 The End

 

Show Notes

Buy Gintama Volume 6 and the rest of the manga on Amazon

Or tell Viz Media you want it available on vizmanga.com

Watch Episode 27 and the rest of the series on Crunchyroll

Or own it on DVD via Amazon

Commercial for new season of Gintama

Gintama is most anticipated anime this Spring season on ANN

Listen to the SSAA PodcastJust a Gintama Podcast, and One Podcast Prevails (All hosted by Doctor)

Episode 31 – I Don’t Care, I’m a Bear

9 Mar

bear

On this episode of Life Lessons, its Jon’s last episode of the podcast, as him and Colton cover Chapter 41 of the manga. In which a guy hunts a bear, while the Odd Jobs hunt for mushrooms. Followed by a Life Lessons segment talking about mushrooms and Doraemon, and an Anime/Manga Comparison segment on Episode 73 of the anime. Topics of discussion include how much emotion and impact Sorachi packs in a single stand-alone story, how much the anime really expands on the manga, and how funny movies are ruined by the unfunny people that watch them. We wish Jon all the best of luck while in the Navy and thank him in advance for his services, and enjoy the episode! And remember to leave us all the feedback you can for our next episode before March 31st!

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Show Notes:

Buy Gintama Vol 6 and the rest of the manga on Amazon

Or tell Viz Media you want it available on vizmanga.com

Watch Episode 73 and the rest of the series on Crunchyroll

Follow aritzen on Twitter

Follow Jon on Twitter

Listen to Jon’s music on Band Camp

New Gintama anime to premiere on April 8th

Top 10 Anime/Manga Characters to Get/Give Valentine’s Day Chocolate

Japanese Fans Pick Most Disconcerting Character and Voice Actor Matches