Hello everyone and welcome back to another edition of the A-01 Podcast! This month, we get together and have a bit of a bonding moment as we get all warm and fuzzy about why anime resonates with us. So make a bonfire, break out the ‘mallows, make some oars, sing Cruel Angel’s Thesis with us, and dive right into this month’s episode!


Matthew Paul
J.J. Piedra
William Kok


  • Weathering With You’s Success Compared to Your Name
  • Cannon Busters coming to Netflix
  • The hype being real about Demon Slayer (Not DRAGON Slayer… MATT)
  • Some stuff happening at Anime NYC
  • What makes a good anime (to us)
  • Recommendations for the Month

About The Author

Josh Piedra

Josh (or J.J. as some have come to call him), is a long-time geek culture enthusiast with a deep passion for anime, manga and Japanese culture. Josh also has a Bachelor of Arts in Game Design and is a creative writer who has created original content for over 20 years! He is also the author of the original English light novel Final Hope.