Hello and welcome to another edition of The A-01 Podcast! While Josh was living the good life in Florida, two schmucks went to AnimeNYC and claimed to have a good time, thus attempting to draw Josh’s ire and make him jealous. Well, needless to say, it worked! However, we learn the outcome of Operation Persuasion that we sent Will on and we even came up with an amazing invention: Silicone Potatoes!

It’s already patented… can’t steal it now!


  • Matthew Paul
  • J.J. Piedra
  • William Kok


  • The fallout from AnimeNYC
  • Good vs Bad Black Friday Anime Deals
  • New Manga Releases from Yen Press, VIZ Media, Vertical, Kodansha, and Seven Seas
  • How Brad “Aradune” McQuaid influenced Josh’s life and his light novel series
  • Recommendations of the Month
  • Kyoto Animation to demolish Studio 1 (After Matt failed basic reading skills… AGAIN)

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 novels Final Hope, A.R. Dragonfly, and From Ashe..

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