42Believer helps to helm this week's episode, as she and King Baby Duck chat about two winter anime series that are grabbing their attention. First the laughs come in magical waves in KonoSuba: God's Blessing on This Wonderful World!, which has the two anime reviewers compare and contrast their opinions on its overall humor. Then the ultimate sort of weirdness arrives in the form of Sekko Boys, a show about four ancient Roman/Greek god busts that are now Japanese pop idols. (Yes, you'll need to read that over a few times before it really clicks.) Finally -- as this was recorded on Valentine's Day -- a recent Japanese poll has both KBD and 42Believer sharing their picks for best anime spouse character.

PLAYLIST:

  1. MIYAVI - COME ALIVE (from the album The Others)
  2. PUFFY - Invisible Tomorrow (from the album NICE.)
  3. Abel Raise The Cain - Million Dollar Night (digital single) [available March 25]
  4. Straightener - Mad Pianist (from the album Lost World's Anthology) [out of print]
  5. The50Kaitenz - Mujitsu No Otoko (from the album 50Kaitenz no Bikkuri!!)
  6. The Duke Spirit - Send A Little Love Token (from the album Neptune)
  7. FLOW - Steppin' out (from the album #10)

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