Anime, Interview, Voice Acting

Episode 140 — About Acting and Self-Kindness with Chiara Zanni

Ali interviews actor, Chiara Zanni, whose credits include the title character in Hamtaro, Amy Ryan in About a Girl, Daring Do in My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic and many other voice-over and on-camera roles. Chiara shares how she began her career, different techniques for voice acting vs. on-camera acting, her thoughts on living in Vancouver and LA, the importance of self-kindness, advice for aspiring actors and more!

Be sure to follow Chiara on Twitter and Instagram.

Anime, Movie

Episode 128 — Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions

Ali discusses the movie, Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions, which mostly involves her gushing over Seto Kaiba.

Recommended videos mentioned in this episode:

Be sure to also give a listen to Episode 42 — Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series (a personal favorite).

Anime, Movie

Episode 59 — Kiki’s Delivery Service

Ali discusses the movie, Kiki’s Delivery Service, written, produced and directed by Hayao Miyazaki. She reminisces about watching the movie with her siblings and gushes over how much she loves Kiki’s black cat, Jiji. She also talks about the powerful message of finding what inspires you in order to regain your confidence as depicted through Kiki’s journey in this coming-of-age film.

Kiki’s Delivery Service

Anime, Parody

Episode 42 — Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series

Ali discusses the popular fan parody series, Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series, created by LittleKuriboh. She shares her favorite ridiculously hilarious moments from the spoof series while attempting to make sense of the actual series’ plot. She also reveals which pairing she’d ship. “Screw the rules, I have [a podcast]!”

Yu-Gi-Oh Abridged