Animanicast 142: Discussing Issue 13 of the Animaniacs Comic

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It’s time for the Animanicast: Discussing Issue 13 of the Animaniacs Comic!

Join your hosts Joey, Nathan and Kelly in the “Animanicast!” A podcast dedicated to Animaniacs! Today Joey and Nathan talk about issue 13 of the classic Animaniacs comic book series. This time the Warners are off to Japan! First they parody the Seven Samurai in a black and white Manga and then they fight a Godzilla-type monster in Tokyo! Will this comic live up to the standards of the television series? Listen to find out!

Each week, Joey, Nathan and Kelly revisit an episode of Animaniacs, Tiny Toon Adventures, Pinky and the Brain, or Freakazoid! Today, your Nathan and Joey talk about another issue of the classic Animaniacs comic book series. The Warners visit Japan in issue 13 of the comic and parody the Seven Samurai and Godzilla!

Newsreel of the Stars: MangaManiacs

It has returned! Newsreel of the Stars returns, but with a Japanese twist! Find out what the Warners would go through if they had been locked into a Warner Bros pagoda instead of a water tower!

The Three Samurai

Yakko, Wakko and Dot are three samurai in Ancient Japan on the search for a giant bonzai tree. Unfortunately they run into a bunch of bandits and soon must protect a village from the dangerous hoard. How will the trio defend the villagers when they’re only half the size of the bandits? Through strategic sword slicing of course!

Gigantasaurus Versus the Dot

The Warners are having a nice trip through Tokyo and visit a karaoke bar so Dot can sing her heart out. Soon however Gigantasaurus starts attacking the city so Dot inflates herself to take on the monster. How will she defeat him? Through the power of karaoke!

Phoenix Fan Fusion!

Nathan and Joey are scheduled to host an Animaniacs panel at Phoenix Fan Fusion on May 25th, 2019 at 10:30 am! If you’d like to see them, buy your passes now!

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The Animanicast is a podcast dedicated to the classic animated television series Animaniacs. Join your hosts Joey, Nathan and Kelly as they revisit each episode in the order in which they were released. They’ll discuss their favorite moments, jokes, characters as well as their memories of first watching the episode. Pop cultural references are also discussed in detail. (You might just learn some cool facts!) In the end, each episode receives a “Water Tower Rating” from the hosts. Cue up an episode of Animaniacs on DVD or Hulu and then listen to the Animanicast to keep the fun going!

Cover art by @jedishua Intro Music performed by Kontra5t

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