Check out the Podcast Edition of Centaku Media, featuring episodes involving certain interests in the realm of anime and related subcultures you may not know about, as well as news from the industries of Anime, Gaming, and Entertainment for those who enjoy J-Pop and K-pop! The same contents as you're reading, catering to like-minded fans of Anime and related subcultures–but wherever you are where a screen it not available!

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Shows & Upload Schedule (as of July 2021)

  • Centaku Media Journal: Our flagship show! Episodes are published bi-weekly on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month.
  • Ikari Strain: Every second Thursday of the month.
  • Special Edition Episodes: Episodes are published on a monthly basis on the last Wednesdays of the month.

Podcast & Show Notes Archive

Centaku Media Journal: Episode #30 [S3E6]

In this episode: Sanjo bids everyone a happy mid-season break as we talk about details surrounding Bandai Namco’s recently revealed Gundam: Witch from Mercury anime, yet more details on FFXIV 6.1 patch, and BIGBANG’s April 2022 return along with an interview with T.O.P on his thoughts about the K-Pop industry.

Centaku Media Journal: Episode #29 [S3E5]

In this episode: We take a look at the upcoming Tekken anime coming to Netflix, the Top 10 Final Fantasy games according to Yahoo! Japan, and BIGBANG is making a comeback after 4 years!

Centaku Media Journal: Episode #28 [S3E4]

In this episode: the completion of the Funimation and Crunchyroll merger, huge FFXIV and Pokémon news, and an unusual “business” background for a South Korean presidential candidate.

Centaku Media Journal: Episode #27 [S3E3]

We talk about the recently announced anime adaptation of Square-Enix’s RPG hit “Nier: Automata”, Atlus’ recent reveal of “Soul Hackers 2” set in the universe of Shin Megami Tensei, and upcoming military enlistments for several male K-Pop idols.

Centaku Media Journal: Episode #26 [S3E2]

In this episode, Sanjo talks about the restructuring and upcoming name change of the famous anime studio Sunrise; remasters of Chrono Cross, Live-A-Live, and other huge announcements from the February ’22 Nintendo Direct, and BIGBANG to return… as a three-member group?

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Centaku Media Journal: Episode #25 [S3E1]

We’re back for Season 3 of Centaku Media Journal, ready to catch up with the ever evolving world of anime, gaming, and much more! To kick off the season and this year, we’re recapping news stories we missed from 2021 and talk about what to look forward to in 2022!

Centaku Media Journal: Episode #24 [S2E12]

This episode marks the end of Season 2 of the Centaku Media Journal! We discuss the upcoming film adaptation of the manga-tized version of Mobile Suit Gundam’s “lost episode”, Persona 5 and the results of the fifth anniversary character poll, and the excitement surrounding the annual Tokyo Game Show!

Centaku Media Journal: Episode #23 [S2E11]

One Piece celebrates the release of its 100th volume with news from the manga-ka, Genshin Impact celebrates its first year in service with a huge contest, and two new boy groups set to debut under JYP Entertainment and Psy’s PNATION labels.

Centaku Media Journal: Episode #22

Netflix reveals the first promotional images of their upcoming Live-Action Cowboy Bebop series, streamers and viewers of the Twitch platform are avoiding the site for one day for an important reason, and the Tokyo government requests North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un to appear in Japanese court.

Centaku Media Journal: Episode #21

Netflix calls global streaming dibs on the long awaited sixth part of Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean, Final Fantasy X’s Tidus could have had a career of another famous video game character, and reporters struggle with the pronunciation of “Gundam” during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics broadcasts.