Anime Buoy Podcast Episode 11 – Overlord

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Ahoy, mateys, and welcome to the Anime Buoy podcast – your port of call for anime recommendations, news bits, and discussions that maybe aren’t on your radar, but most definitely should be! On this episode, recorded Sunday, March 13, 2016, Captain Spike and First Mate Slagkick discuss Overlord, a fun twist on the “stuck in an MMO” genre!

NEWS

Funimation has released an English trailer for Sword Art Online the Movie: Ordinal Scale.

Funimation has launched their new streaming app for iOS, Android, and Windows 10.

Utada Hikaru has composed theme music for two new shows.

DISCUSSION

This week, Captain Spike and First Mate Slagkick discuss Overlord, one of the most fun series from last summer’s anime season! Based on a series of light novels, Overlord follows a player stuck in an MMORPG, but avoids the cliches of the genre while evoking the true MMO experience. The Podcast Pirates discuss production history, characters, and themes of the show, which has been confirmed for a second season.

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This week we discuss Overlord, a highlight of last summer’s anime season! Have you watched this fresh take on the “stuck in an MMO” genre?