No cold can hold down King Baby Duck, as he praises the Oscars for giving the Best Picture award to the legit best film of 2019: Parasite! China throws its animation hat into the ring with Scissor Seven, demonstrating why we should be keeping a close eye on what that country can accomplish in the cartoon field. Lastly, our host gives props to an anime studio who's greatness deserves to be known by all: Studio LERCHE.

PLAYLIST (with album/single links):

  1. OxT - Everlasting Dream (digital single)
  2. L'Arc~en~Ciel - shade of season (from the album Butterfly)
  3. Galantis - Unless It Hurts (from the album Church)
  4. Mayu Maeshima - INCUBUS (from the album From Dream And You)
  5. ALI - Wild Side (digital single)
  6. Tiny Fighter - Strangest Thing (from the album Going Home) [in stores March 27th]
  7. tricot - Afureru (from the album Makkuro)
  8. the pillows - Slow Down (from the "The Third Eye" single) [out of print]
  9. Apocalyptica - Catharsis (from the album Cell-0)
  10. THE CHERRY COKE$ - Flame (from the album OLDFOX)
  11. BAND-MAID - The Dragon Cries (from the album CONQUEROR)
  12. Alienbaby Collective - Degenerate Moon (from the album F I S H B O W L / T E R R E S T R I A L) [in stores March 27th]
  13. Rude-α - Ice Cream (from the album 23) [in stores March 4th]

Charging a small fee of 567 yuan per assassin mission, it's No Borders No Race: Episode Ni-Hyaku-San-Juu-Kyu!

Opening theme: "The S.S. Shitstorm" by the_Stampede (from the album A Marvel of Idiocy)

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