Rogue Shogunate

Rogue Shogunate Anime Podcast: Crunchyroll Awards Special

Crunchyroll has finally revealed their nominations for the 2018 Anime Awards! Join us as we discuss the year, go over their decisions and give our big winners. Read More

‘A Silent Voice’ Snubbed with 2018 Oscar Nominations

Art has polarized the masses since the beginning of time but every year their are a few select films that earn praise from the world as a whole.  The annual Academy Awards nominations are always chock full of masterpieces, however, one or two usually fall through the cracks. And with anime Juggernauts like In This Corner of the World and A Silent Voice not getting their spot, this year was no different. Read More

Crunchyroll Anime Awards are Back!

2017 was an amazing year for anime and the time for reminiscing has come. Hardcore shounen fans got their fix through the second seasons of Attack on Titan and My Hero Academia. Drama was in full effect with titles like Ancient Magus Bride and March comes in like a lion. And CGI finally hit it’s stride in the beautiful Land of the Lustrous. Here are this year’s nominees that Crunchyroll’s esteemed Panel of judges thought deserved the highest of praise. Read More

Rogue Shogunate Anime Podcast (Season 1 Week 1)

Last week the Winter 2018 Preview episode of the Rogue Shogunate Anime Podcast went live and we received some good feedback. The conclusion of the first week of anime means that this week we are coming to you with our Week 1 Review episode. In this episode we bring you news from the anime community, discuss the first episodes and introduce our new segments like:

Hype or Gripe – Each member picks a show that they have either great praise or complaints for.

Bringing Sexy Back – Each member picks an aesthetically pleasing scene from a show to discuss.

Bold Predictions– each member picks something that they feel is far-fetched but can happen this week in anime.

You can listen to this week’s episode below and we are watching every show this season so subscribe to the podcast on itunes and Google play Music so you don’t miss the weekly discussions!

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First Impressions: Violet Evergarden

With the light novel being the only Grand Prize winner of the Kyoto Animation Awards Program and the anime  boasting a rating of 9 on MyAnimeList even before Its first episode, It’s safe to say that Violet Evergarden had all the hype in the world coming into the season. But with the anime community in its entirety watching, could the first episode live up to the four years of built up anticipation?  Read More