Geek Speak 49: Not Laughing at Uranus

Hey, wonderful peeps! Another episode of BRB Geek Speak is up and ready for your audio consumption! We hope it’s tasty! Also Monica is back this week, and together with Alex, they attempt to speak some Welsh. Needless to say, they fail horribly. Please tune in for the usual weekly ramblings of Lauren, Mon and Alex about their geekiest of current obsessions:

  • Time-Waster of The Week: Interactive Map of Essos and Westeros (Game of Thrones)
  • Game of Thrones Season 6 non-spoiler talk (but if you would like to avoid any GoT talk skip from 07.00 to 22.25)
  • Sailor Moon got re-booted
  • We talk about anime:
    • Lauren recommends Excel Saga
    • Mon recommends: Ouran Highschool Host Club
    • Alex recommends: Nana (Oh, and the name of the anime with the chicken is My Little Monster! It’s on Netflix!)
  • Overwatch competitive mode chat

Episode 49 question for YOU:

What is your favourite weird anime?

Let us know below this post!

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Comments

  1. The Devil is a Part-Timer! is my favorite odd anime. I’d also like to submit the Bee and PuppyCat shorts (and show!) as a Time-Waster of The Week.

  2. Bevan

    Best weird anime I’ve seen would be Puni Puni Peomi, it’s freaking crazy as a send up of every other anime out there, and I dare you to watch it and not start saying ‘stinky winky’ whenever someone mentions a ball! 😉

    Honourable mention to Dead Leaves, the protagonists are a lady with a panda eye and a dude with the head of a television who can control robots. Best watched in dub (rare I know!)

  3. Ceasis_

    Best weird anime… All the best ones are weird! Ouran is so good. One of the first ones I thought of was “Shimoneta: A Boring World Where the Concept of Dirty Jokes Doesn’t Exist”. No shame.

  4. Bevan

    I’m just getting into Overwatch, still need to levek up enough for Ranked play but by the sounds of it it’s not worth the trouble.

    Also, is the fact that Junkrat is my jam ATM a sign of noobeyness?

  5. Alex

    @Bevan

    I think take your time with ranked. They are bound to make improvements for season 2, by which time I’m sure you will have enough time to get ranked 🙂

    Nothing noobey-esque about Junkrat 🙂 haha I think a lot of people get into Overwatch by finding one character they like the most and, as they get more confident, exploring other characters too. That’s what happened to me, anyway. Mercy was my ‘way in’ character, then I got into Zarya, who’s a bit more complicated and now I’m trying to get better at Zenyatta and Semetra.

  6. ^ You should check out Jormungand and Black Lagoon. No kids in high school, no giggly anime weirdness or bizarre superpowers. Both are aimed squarely at adults and feature really outstanding audio dubs. You can watch pretty much any dubbed anime for free (legally) over at Funimation. You need to create a standard account to confirm you are of age. But it is free to watch most shows (with commercials). Only the newest shows are held behind a pay wall for a time. Just be sure you are searching in the Stream section of the site. These are the two shows I use to get my friends into anime.

    https://youtu.be/jubovSaFDec

    https://youtu.be/bYZY6G8i8f8

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