Senpai Buddies Posts

May 8, 2018 / / Podcast

On a very special “Senpai Buddies Find You a Crime: Netflix Japan edition,” we discuss licking an officer of the law in Japan is weird, but not criminal, we pitch Mortal Kombat with only Hugh Jackman, China gives jaywalkers a spritz of justice, and Aggretsuko the red panda is the death metal office lady of our dreams.

May 1, 2018 / / Podcast

We try to be nicer to Max-senpai. THERE WAS AN ATTEMPT. Also this week, we break down the Avenger’s Infinity War trailer with anime references, celebrate John Cena’s love of Kpop, and wildly speculate about how new Studio Ghibli theme park will force you to murder forest spirits. Say goodbye to your childhood dreams, everyone!

April 24, 2018 / / Podcast

Getting married to your perfect 2D husbando, Max gets his kabedon revenge, little known Korean pop culture facts, and why the Mulan movie is definitely going to bring a dim sum palace to Disneyland.

April 17, 2018 / / Podcast

By listening to this episode, you shall be blighted by the curse of Yoshiki’s glass piano and the spirit of a kawaii horse-school girl hybrid. Coachella resurrects X Japan members, Legoland Japan creates cherry blossom realness, and an anime about horse high school girls is the best and the worst of all things of this world. Please remember to subscribe and rate us on iTunes, GooglePlay and Stitcher!

April 10, 2018 / / Podcast

Our April Fool’s episode is full of zero fakeouts, we promise. Meet Sir Julius Pringles, celebrate the new Mayor Slowpoke, join the Pacific Rim Love Live School Idol Festival, and be amazed at the hot cup ramen boys that are literally trying to bone noodles. Long live Lord Blape.

April 3, 2018 / / Podcast

Yoshiki invites you to his Yoshiki supper club extravaganza, Kpop stars have excellent side hustle, and crossover merchandise can be a special kind of hell. Also, introducing our new beepboop mascot, the otomatone!

March 27, 2018 / / Podcast

Anime girls inspire ita-tents, the daughters of Smaug try to smuggle gold into Japan via their boobs, and Miyazaki’s new bug anime. As a bonus, we also figured out the real Prestige behind all those magic movies. The CIA will probably shut us down for our startling revelation. キャンプ場でオタ芸してたら志摩リンに冷たい目で見られた#ゆるキャンΔ #ゆるキャン#yurucamp_anime pic.twitter.com/yOGjsvZ9Cd — まっくん (@makkun_denden) March 11, 2018

March 20, 2018 / / Podcast

Korean dramas are eating up our time and our hearts, a discussion of udon and Asian White Day math, and Max’s transformation into an ajusshi fan over Kpop sensation IU.

March 13, 2018 / / Podcast

Mario gets his plumbing back, the creation of the great American mascot, and some very Irish things in Japan. Also a disclaimer, Max’s audio is whack, but we hope you’ll listen anyway!  

March 6, 2018 / / Podcast

Michael B. Jordan in a Space Jam anime fantasy, the Japan ninja council rises up, and we give some terrible advice. Episode 4: we made it, everyone! If you have any burning questions to ask us, hit us up at senpaibuddies@gmail.com!