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133 – Top 5 Anime Intro Songs

One of the best things about anime…the openings!

In a vast sea of anime out there, it’s difficult to figure out what show to watch next. Lucky enough, one of the best ways is through it’s opening where it often has the best animation, a great look at what the show will be about, and above all else, a catchy earworm tune that will keep you coming back for more! So join Tuong and Anime Waifus Amanda Parker, Ethan Howieson, and Adam Cunning as they belt their way through ranking a Top 5 Anime Intro Songs list!

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Ep 108 – Turning Red (2022) with Kendalyn Aldridge

“My panda, my choice”

This week join Tuong and Natural Toonie’s Kendalyn Aldridge as they chat about Asian cooking, Snoop Dog in video games, and opening all cans of worms while talking about Pixar’s latest movie – 2022’s Turning Red!

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Best Of Season 1 – Volume 1

Dare you enter the Cocktagon?! Please enjoy a collection of some of Paul’s favourite stories from the first season of The Pen Is Mightier – featuring performances by Jon Blair, Andrew Bushell, Bridget Cann, Taylor Davis, Erin Pim, and Carley Thorne.

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Ep 82 – Porco Rosso (1992) with Jacob Barrick

“A pig that doesn’t fly is just a pig.”

Coming off last week’s episode (Luca) set in an Italian inspired world with sea creatures, this week we go back to the legendary catalog of Studio Ghibli films exploring Italy once more but under the lens of sky pirates, planes, and a pilot pig! So join Tuong and special guest Jacob Barrick as they take to the skies to discuss yet another Hayao Miyazaki classic with 1992’s Porco Rosso!

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Ep 66 – Raya and The Last Dragon (2021) with Kalvin Nhan

“It may feel impossible, but sometimes, you just have to take the first step”

Over the last couple of films, Disney Princesses have started to move away from the formula of being the damsel in distress and having to have big sweeping romantic love stories. With Disney’s latest film, we (finally) get another capable female warrior princess set in a beautiful South-Eastern inspired backdrop with gorgeous action scenes and dragons! So is it any good? This week join Tuong La and Real Life Dragon Kalvin Nhan (Trà Time) as they discuss Disney’s latest animated adventure – Raya and The Last Dragon!

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Episode 17 – Games

Featuring Bridget Cann (Rude Dude Takedowns, MCU Improvised), Rob Lewin (Bad Dog Featured Players, Second City FamCo), and Janelle McGuinness (Steeltown Gaming). This week, the panel heals the rift between communism and capitalism, converts the show into an accent-coaching clinic, and discovers what happens when Bridget has 60 minutes to write some porn.

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Ep 63 – Akira (1988) with Amanda Parker

“I…am Tetsuo!” While loved by many, only in recent years has anime started hitting the main stream in North America. And while there are plenty of great anime films out there, the movie of this week might be the most influential one that would end up changing anime forever. This week join Tuong La and…

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97 – Top 5 Anime Shows for Beginners

**Pushes glasses up while smirking**

Japanese Animation, or Anime, has always been popular but only for a niche audience. Only in the last decade has it hit the mainstream in a big way where gone are the days (well…mostly) when people stick up their noses when you tell them you watch anime! But what if you haven’t dipped your toes into this incredibly popular format yet and you have no idea where to start? Well choosing a starter anime show just got easier ! Join Tuong La and Spiky Haired Magic Teen Fighters Axandre Lemours, Whitney, and Kalvin Nhan as they raise their power levels to over 9000 and “Rank-sengans” a Top 5 Anime Shows for Beginner List!

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Ep 50 – The Boys Season 2 with Angus MacDonald

Everyone’s favorite TV show about shitty superheroes and hilarious over the top violence is back for a season 2 on Prime Video. That’s right! This week on Talkin’ Tuong, we have special guest Angus MacDonald return to the PodCavern to talk everything about The Boys! If you want to support the PodCavern and are buying…

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Ep 35 – Princess Mononoke (1997) with Colleen Wang

Studio Ghibli films just hit Netflix in Canada so you better believe we are going to do a podcast about one! This week on Talkin’ Tuong, join Tuong and First Time Ghibli Watcher Colleen Wang as Tuong tries to convert Colleen into loving one of the all time anime classics – Princess Mononoke!

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