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UKA Podcast S04E14 - Happy New Year
UKA Podcast S04E14
Seb Reid on 23 Jan 2019

Dan and Rob discuss the new season, while an overworked, tired and ill Seb tries his best to keep himself alive! We cover the new anime season and the news!
UKA Awards 2018 - Day 4
UKA Awards 2018 - Day 4
Seb Reid on 30 Dec 2018

Its finally the finale and our team is not doing well. Much gin has been consumed, we are very merry, but we are ready to battle for the big one! This day has our final awards, Best Manga and the Editor's Choice for Anime of the Year 2018. We also reveal the results of the Reader's Choice Awards 2018!
UKA Awards 2018 - Day 3
UKA Awards 2018 - Day 3
Seb Reid on 29 Dec 2018

Seb, Dan, Rob, Martin and now Alex, consume yet more gin, enter the levels of drunkeness, and fight, loudly and proudly, for their anime to be declared the Worst of 2018! Also we look at other technical elements such as Best Visuals, Soundtrack and Best Physical Edition.
UKA Awards 2018 - Day 2
UKA Awards 2018 - Day 2
Seb Reid on 28 Dec 2018

Seb, Dan, Rob and Martin are making merry progress through a bottle of gin, as its time for the Best Film, Best Character and Best Game awards! Content Warning - Does contain strong language at times.
UKA Awards 2018 - Day 1
UKA Awards 2018 - Day 1
Seb Reid on 27 Dec 2018

Seb, Dan, Rob and Martin begin the UK Anime Network Awards with the Best Action, Best Comedy, Best Writing and Best Moment awards. Content Warning - Does contain strong language at times.
Sapporo Snow Festival 2018
Sapporo Snow Festival
Bryony Stibbons on 20 Dec 2018

Bryony, Ross and Dan take in the delights of the Sapporo Snow Festival. Originally posted back in May but we thought it was worth re-posting in case anyone is thinking of planning a visit for the up-coming festival in Feb 2019.
UKA Podcast S04E13 - Merry Christmas!
UKA Podcast S04E13
Seb Reid on 15 Dec 2018

Seb, Dan, Rob and Martin meet up for the annual awards podcast. Discussing the news, reviews and giving each other boozy gifts... with help from the cat...
OZ is real
Hasoda foretells all with Summer Wars
Dan Barnett on 28 Nov 2018

A peek into the future with Summer Wars
UKA Podcast S04E12 - Take on me...
UKA Podcast S04E12
Seb Reid on 24 Nov 2018

Seb, Dan and Martin finally talk about anime, plus news, reviews and abuse as hangovers abound!
UKA Podcast S04E11 - Four Yorkshiremen
UKA Podcast S04E11
Seb Reid on 17 Nov 2018

The four Yorkshiremen descend on Seb's lounge to discuss... well... everything except anime which we are watching! Oh well. Many discussions on games, new trailers and releases and society in general await you!
UKA Podcast S04E10 - SLA 2018 Special
UKA Podcast S04E10
Seb Reid on 22 Oct 2018

Seb, Martin and Rob (with input from Dan B), give their thoughts on the spectacular line up at the Scotland Loves Anime film festival at the Edinburgh Filmhouse 19th to 21st October 2018.
Cardfight Vanguard: What's New
Cardfight Vanguard: What's New
Bryony Stibbons on 20 Oct 2018

Bryony and Ross have been playing Cardfight Vanguard with the New concept Trial Decks based on the anime series. Find out what they think of the new decks and the changes to the rules.
Adi Shankar: Castlevania interview
Adi Shankar interview
Robert Mullarkey on 19 Oct 2018

we interview Adi Shankar, executive producer of the Castlevania Netflix series
Vic Mignogna MCM Scotland 2018 interview
Vic Mignogna MCM Scotland 2018
Robert Mullarkey on 16 Oct 2018

An interview with Vic Mignogna during MCM Scotland 2018
UKA Podcast S04E09 - Autumn Preview
UKA Podcast S04E09
Seb Reid on 13 Oct 2018

Seb, Dan and Rob discuss the news, recent events in Glasgow and Cardiff, reminisce on the Summer Season, and provide their highlights for the Autumn Season in this preview episode! (Contains adult language)
Kotatsu 2018: An audience with Tsuneo Goda & Hirokazu Minegishi
Tsuneo Goda & Hirokazu Minegishi Interview
Alex Jones on 08 Oct 2018

UKA interviews the stop-motion maestros behind NHK's Domo and more at Kotatsu 2018!
Autumn 2018 Season Preview
Autumn 2018 guide
Robert Mullarkey on 07 Oct 2018

Robert and Dan take a look at Autumn 2018's upcoming anime season.
Kotatsu Japanese Animation Festival 2018
Kotatsu Festival 2018
Alex Jones on 06 Oct 2018

Cardiff's premier anime film festival was back and bigger than ever!
Cardfight Vanguard: How to play.
Cardfight Vanguard: How to play
Bryony Stibbons on 28 Sep 2018

An in depth look at how to play Cardfight Vanguard and Cardfight Vanguard G.
UKA Podcast S04E08 - Would you like to play a game?
UKA Podcast S04E08
Dan Barnett on 26 Sep 2018

Dan & Bryony discuss the news, Thought Bubble and the latest anime board games!