Anime

Hamtaro with Gina

Ali and her cousin, Gina, discuss all things Hamtaro, sharing their memories of watching the anime when it premiered on Cartoon Network in June 2002, Ali co-writing ridiculous fanfiction featuring the Ham-Hams, Gina’s pet hamster, plus a lot of reminiscing about playing the fun and adorable Game Boy Color and Game Boy Advance games, Hamtaro: Ham-Hams Unite! and Hamtaro: Ham-Ham Heartbreak. Hamha!

Be sure to check out Gina’s podcast, The Queen’s Throne. You can also follow her on Instagram and TikTok.

Hamtaro
Anime, Interview, Voice Acting

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.