- Anime Pulse
width = 27em
title = Anime Pulse
host = Ichigo and Batou
rss = http://feeds.feedburner.com/AnimePulse
url = http://www.anime-pulse.com/
status = Weekly
began = 10-29-2005
genre = Anime, Manga, Dramas
ratings = Sometimes Explicit
Anime Pulse is a
podcastwhich covers all ranges of new and old Animeas well as the latest news on the Anime industry. Anime Pulse was awarded the 2006 Podcast Award for "Best Cultural/Arts Podcast."http://www.podcastconnect.com/archive/2006/08/2006_peoples_choice_podcast_aw_1.html The Podcast Awards 2006 Winners] .
Anime Pulse is hosted by Ichigo and Batou. One a computer scientist, the other a physicist, they are both large Anime fans who have been part of fandom for years.
Ichigo lives in
Kizugawa, Japanand Batou lives in Broomfield, CO, and produce the show independently.
They have performed live shows at
Nan Desu Kanin both 2006 and 2007, and travel around to various cons providing audio and photographic coverage of the shows.
There were several other hosts in the show's history. They went by the names Chigo, Rukia, Kaitar, and Treize. Of these, Chigo was originally ChibiGodzilla, and helped with sound issues on the show. He had the most appearances of the guest hosts until his departure. Rukia was Ichigo's girlfriend and Kaitar is Chigo's girlfriend.
In early 2006 Anime Pulse started doing a weekly podcast for [http://www.theOtaku.com theOtaku.com] covering the latest news and comments over the previous week on the site. The show is still ongoing.
Manga Pulse was started in 2007 as a complementary show that focuses on reviewing Manga. It is hosted by Weltall and Tim the Enchanter. Weltall is Batou's brother.
Awards and Nominations
Anime Pulse has been nominated for the following awards:
*2006 Podcast Award for "Best Cultural/Arts Podcast." (Winner)
*2007 Podcast Award for "Best Cultural/Arts Podcast."http://www.podcastawards.com The Podcast Awards]
*2007 Podcast Award for "Peoples Choice Podcast."
*2007 Parsec Award for "Best Anime Podcast."http://parsecawards.com The Parsec Awards]
* [http://www.anime-pulse.com Official Website]
* [http://feeds.feedburner.com/AnimePulse Official RSS Feed]
* [http://www.anime.com/200512.html Anime Pulse writeup on Anime.com]
* [http://www.aintitcool.com/display.cgi?id=23583 Ichigo is interviewed on Ain't It Cool News]
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