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I'd Rather Anime

I'd Rather Anime

By The Otaku Couple

Welcome to the I'd Rather Anime podcast with The Otaku Couple (otherwise known as Chelsea and Ben)! This is where we talk about all things anime, new and old, with the addition of our thoughts, opinions, and banter. You could be doing other things, but we know you'd rather anime with us! Be sure to follow and connect with us on Twitter @IdRatherAnime. Thanks for choosing to anime with us!
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Starting Tokyo Revengers, Higehiro, The Saints, & Vivy

I'd Rather AnimeApr 21, 2021

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Eren Jaeger
Feb 14, 202219:03
Winter 2022 Watchlist
Feb 07, 202229:40
Crunchyroll Anime Awards
Jan 31, 202218:34
Summer & Fall Anime 2021
Jan 24, 202236:31
Spring 2021 Anime
Jan 17, 202220:44
Winter 2021 Anime We Liked

Winter 2021 Anime We Liked

Jujutsu Kaisen Season 1

Jobless Reincarnation

Sequels (Slime Season 2 | Attack on Titan Final Season Part 1 | Dr. Stone Season 2)

Bottom Tier Character Tomozaki

Log Horizon S3

SK8 the Infinity

Horimiya




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Marwan Nimra - Evening Chillout 

Jan 10, 202230:55
Starting Tokyo Revengers, Higehiro, The Saints, & Vivy

Starting Tokyo Revengers, Higehiro, The Saints, & Vivy

Cherry blossoms are in the air ūüĆł so you know what that means ‚ÄĒ time for the spring season of anime! We've been giving a few series a try and this episode is our take on what we've seen so far. There will be a few spoilers, so listen on Anchor to jump segments and avoid them! Anime discussed: Tokyo Revengers (Ep 1 & 2); Higehiro: After Being Rejected, I Shaved and Took in a High School Runaway (Ep 1 & 2); The Saints Magic Power is Omnipotent (Ep 1 & 2); Vivy: Fluorite Eye's Song (Ep 1, 2, & 3); I've Been Killing Slimes for 300 Years and Maxed Out My Level (Ep 1 & 2). Check out our website IdRatherAnime.com and follow us on Twitter @IdRatherAnime. Subscribe to our podcast wherever you listen to it at ūüíô (https://anchor.fm/idratheranime‚Äč) Music by Natentine (https://natentine.com‚Äč) Marwan Nimra - Evening Chillout
Apr 21, 202150:47
Attack on Titan ‚ÄĒ The Final Season Part 1

Attack on Titan ‚ÄĒ The Final Season Part 1

The final season of Attack on Titan has wrapped up Part 1 ‚ÄĒ so, of course we're sharing our thoughts on the show! This one is spoiler free so, feel free to dive in and don't forget to tweet us @IdRatherAnime on Twitter to let us know what your thoughts are too, because we know you'd rather anime with us! Subscribe to the podcast wherever you're listening at ūüíô
Mar 29, 202120:37
Hyped Episodes of Jujutsu Kaisen, Dr. Stone & Reincarnated as a Slime

Hyped Episodes of Jujutsu Kaisen, Dr. Stone & Reincarnated as a Slime

We're back! And we're talking about the lead up episodes to the season finales of Jujutsu Kaisen, Dr. Stone, and Reincarnated as a Slime. All of them had hype moments, so come anime with us! Listen on anchor to jump segments and avoid spoilers. Jujutsu Kaisen EP 23 - "The Origin of Blind Obedience - 2"
Dr. Stone S2 EP 10 - "Humanity's Strongest Tag Team"
Reincarnated as a Slime EP 34 - "Megiddo"
Mar 22, 202140:12
I'd Rather Anime Returns!

I'd Rather Anime Returns!

The podcast is coming back, so stay tuned for new episodes! Make sure you're following us on Twitter @IdRatherAnime for more updates.

Mar 21, 202101:38
Bungo Stray Dogs

Bungo Stray Dogs

This week we review Bungo Stray Dogs. It's a Action, Mystery, Super Power, Seinen anime that premiered during the anime season of Spring 2016. We just finished watching all three seasons (37 Episodes) and if you want to know our honest opinions, then enjoy this episode of the podcast. You could do other things, but we know you'd rather anime with us! 


Check out our website IdRatherAnime.com and follow us on Twitter @IdRatherAnime. 

Music by Natentine (https://natentine.com)

Marwan Nimra - Evening Chillout 


Feb 14, 202027:47
Death Note One-Shot
Feb 06, 202018:27
IRA 047 | Akira with Lakase
Jan 28, 202059:42
IRA 046 | Welcome Winter 2020
Jan 24, 202038:52
Carole & Tuesday
Jan 07, 202025:26
IRA 045 | 2019 Top Ten
Dec 31, 201901:02:28
Magi & Sinbad
Dec 24, 201922:26
Dr. Stone
Dec 17, 201919:54
IRA 044 | Demon Slayer I'd Rather Not
Dec 10, 201943:28
IRA 043 | Hello Summer 2019

IRA 043 | Hello Summer 2019

The Summer 2019 anime season is upon us. Listen in to hear our initial thoughts on Dr. Stone, Fire Force, To the Abandoned Sacred Beasts, and many more. You could do other things, but we know you'd rather anime with us! Check out our website IdRatherAnime.com and follow us on Twitter @IdRatherAnime. 




Music by Natentine (https://natentine.com) 

Marwan Nimra - Evening Chillout 

Marwan Nimra - Hero's Welcoming

Jul 23, 201938:50
IRA 042 | Goodbye Spring 2019

IRA 042 | Goodbye Spring 2019

We made it to the end of another anime season. Now that the Spring 2019 anime season is listen in on our finally thoughts on Wise Man's Grandchild and The Rising of the Shield Hero. You could do other things, but we know you'd rather anime with us! Check out our website IdRatherAnime.com and follow us on Twitter @IdRatherAnime. 


Music by Natentine (https://natentine.com) 

Marwan Nimra - Evening Chillout 

Marwan Nimra - Hero's Welcoming

Jul 16, 201923:44
Mob Psycho 100

Mob Psycho 100

This week we review Mob Psycho 100. It's a Action Slice of Life anime that has a slow start but gets much better very quickly. We binged both seasons back to so you know we loved it. You could do other things, but we know you'd rather anime with us! 

Check out our website IdRatherAnime.com and follow us on Twitter @IdRatherAnime. 

Music by Natentine (https://natentine.com)

Marwan Nimra - Evening Chillout 

Jul 02, 201916:09
IRA 041 | Scaredy-cat Sleep Walkers

IRA 041 | Scaredy-cat Sleep Walkers

Some character troupes can be really good but what happens you take a troupe too far. Have a listen and find who's the Scaredy-cat character who took it too far this week. You could do other things, but we know you'd rather anime with us! Check out our website IdRatherAnime.com and follow us on Twitter @IdRatherAnime. 


Music by Natentine (https://natentine.com) 

Marwan Nimra - Evening Chillout 

Marwan Nimra - Hero's Welcoming

Jun 25, 201935:39
Michiko & Hatchin

Michiko & Hatchin

This week we review Michiko & Hatchin. It's a Action Slice of Life anime that has a mother daughter dynamic unlike any anime we've seen before. You could do other things, but we know you'd rather anime with us! Check out our website IdRatherAnime.com and follow us on Twitter @IdRatherAnime. 


Music by Natentine (https://natentine.com)

Marwan Nimra - Evening Chillout 

Jun 13, 201911:05
IRA 040 | Avoid the Death Flags

IRA 040 | Avoid the Death Flags

What happens if you don't tell the girl you live her before going off to war? We all know what happens -- and it's not pretty! Listen to the podcast to find out which characters are trying to avoid the death flag in the anime we watched this week. You could do other things, but we know you'd rather anime with us! Check out our website IdRatherAnime.com and follow us on Twitter @IdRatherAnime. 

Music by Natentine (https://natentine.com) 

Marwan Nimra - Evening Chillout 

Marwan Nimra - Hero's Welcoming

Jun 11, 201932:58
IRA Review | Kado: The Right Answer

IRA Review | Kado: The Right Answer

This week we review Kado: The Right Answer. It's a fun Sci-fi phycological anime. You could do other things, but we know you'd rather anime with us! Check out our website IdRatherAnime.com and follow us on Twitter @IdRatherAnime. 

Music by Natentine (https://natentine.com)

Marwan Nimra - Evening Chillout  

Jun 06, 201911:04
IRA 039 | Characters Make the Anime

IRA 039 | Characters Make the Anime

This week we realized that characters really make the anime. Whether the show is good, bad, or indifferent. Listen to the podcast to find out which characters are which from the anime we watched this week. You could do other things, but we know you'd rather anime with us! Check out our website IdRatherAnime.com and follow us on Twitter @IdRatherAnime.



Music by Natentine (https://natentine.com)     

Marwan Nimra - Evening Chillout   

Marwan Nimra - Hero's Welcoming

Jun 04, 201939:13
IRA Review | Saga of Tanya the Evil

IRA Review | Saga of Tanya the Evil

This week we review Saga of Tanya the Evil. It's a dark phycological Isekai. You could do other things, but we know you'd rather anime with us! Check out our website IdRatherAnime.com and follow us on Twitter @IdRatherAnime. 

Music by Natentine (https://natentine.com)

Marwan Nimra - Evening Chillout  

May 30, 201913:57
IRA 038 | Risk It All

IRA 038 | Risk It All

You could do other things, but we know you'd rather anime with us! Check out our website IdRatherAnime.com and follow us on Twitter @IdRatherAnime.


Music by Natentine (https://natentine.com)     

Marwan Nimra - Evening Chillout   

Marwan Nimra - Hero's Welcoming

May 28, 201945:18
IRA Review | Kaguya-Sama Love is War

IRA Review | Kaguya-Sama Love is War

This week we review Kaguya-Sama Love is War. It's an amusing Slice of Life romantic comedy. You could do other things, but we know you'd rather anime with us! Check out our website IdRatherAnime.com and follow us on Twitter @IdRatherAnime. 


Music by Natentine (https://natentine.com)

Marwan Nimra - Evening Chillout  

May 23, 201911:18
IRA 037 | Spring 2019 Catch Up

IRA 037 | Spring 2019 Catch Up

We are back from our brief time away. This week we catch up on Wise Man's Grandchild, The Rising of the Shield Hero, and Demon Slayer along with all the other anime we are watching for the Spring 2019 season. You could do other things, but we know you'd rather anime with us! Check out our website IdRatherAnime.com and follow us on Twitter @IdRatherAnime.


Music by Natentine (https://natentine.com)     


Marwan Nimra - Evening Chillout   


Marwan Nimra - Hero's Welcoming

May 21, 201947:02
IRA Review | My Love Story!!

IRA Review | My Love Story!!

In our life, we watch a lot of anime -- so much that a lot of it doesn't get talked about on the regular podcast. The I'd Rather Review series is here to remedy that. Recently we watched My Love Story!! and this is your chance to hear what we really think about it.

You could do other things, but we know you'd rather anime with us! Check out our website IdRatherAnime.com and follow us on Twitter @IdRatherAnime. 


Music by Natentine (https://natentine.com)

Marwan Nimra - Evening Chillout  

Apr 18, 201909:54
IRA 036 | Reincarnated as a Slime
Apr 16, 201901:02:18
IRA Talk | Cherry-Picking Anime

IRA Talk | Cherry-Picking Anime

When it comes to deciding what anime to watch each season, we all have our own methods to sort through the madness. We talk about what our method is and share the choices of some of our twitter followers.

Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @IdRatherAnime. Also check out our posts on IGTV @IdRatherAnime.

Music by Natentine (https://natentine.com)
Marwan Nimra - Evening Chillout
Apr 11, 201910:34
IRA 035 | Hinamatsuri

IRA 035 | Hinamatsuri

This week we give our first impressions of the new anime for the Spring 2019 season.  We talk about Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba, Fairy Gone, Hinamatsuri and much more. You could do other things, but we know you'd rather anime with us! Check out our website IdRatherAnime.com and follow us on Twitter @IdRatherAnime.  We are also starting to post on IGTV so check us out @idratheranime. 

Music by Natentine (https://natentine.com)     

Marwan Nimra - Evening Chillout   

Marwan Nimra - Hero's Welcoming

Apr 09, 201950:28
IRA Manga | The Promised Neverland | The Escape | Ch 1-37

IRA Manga | The Promised Neverland | The Escape | Ch 1-37

Now that season 1 of anime for The Promised Neverland has wrapped, we talk about how we felt about it and our reactions to reading the corresponding chapters of the manga (Chapters 1-37).  


You could do other things, but we know you'd rather manga with us! Check out our website IdRatherAnime.com and follow us on Twitter and Instagram @IdRatherAnime.  Also check out our posts on IGTV @idratheranime. 


Music by Natentine (https://natentine.com)     


Marwan Nimra - Evening Chillout   

Apr 04, 201916:08
IRA 034 | Winter 2019 Wrap Up

IRA 034 | Winter 2019 Wrap Up

This week we give our final thoughts on the First Season of The Promised Neverland and Domestic Girlfriend now that the Winter 2019 season is over. We also talk about the shows we plan on watching for the Spring 2019 Anime Season. You could do other things, but we know you'd rather anime with us! Check out our website IdRatherAnime.com and follow us on Twitter @IdRatherAnime.  We are also starting to post on IGTV so check us out @idratheranime. 


Music by Natentine (https://natentine.com)     

Marwan Nimra - Evening Chillout   

Marwan Nimra - Hero's Welcoming

Apr 02, 201945:23
IRA Review | Haikyu!! Season 1

IRA Review | Haikyu!! Season 1

In our life, we watch a lot of anime -- so much that a lot of it doesn't get talked about on the regular podcast. The I'd Rather Review series is here to remedy that. Recently we watched the first season of Haikyu!! and this is your chance to hear what we really think about it.

You could do other things, but we know you'd rather anime with us! Check out our website IdRatherAnime.com and follow us on Twitter @IdRatherAnime.  We are also starting to post on IGTV so check us out @idratheranime. 

Music by Natentine (https://natentine.com)     

Marwan Nimra - Evening Chillout   

Mar 28, 201919:02
IRA 033 | Ushio & Tora

IRA 033 | Ushio & Tora

This week we talk about Ushio & Tora along with the other anime we are watching for the Winter 2019 season. You could do other things, but we know you'd rather anime with us! Check out our website IdRatherAnime.com and follow us on Twitter @IdRatherAnime.  We are also starting to post on IGTV so check us out @idratheranime. 

Music by Natentine (https://natentine.com)     

Marwan Nimra - Evening Chillout   

Marwan Nimra - Hero's Welcoming

Mar 26, 201938:45
IRA Talk | Everybody Hates Mineta

IRA Talk | Everybody Hates Mineta

When it comes to My Hero Academia, everybody seems to hate Mineta. We talk about why that is and what we really think of this wannabe-hero in class 1-A.

You could do other things, but we know you'd rather anime with us! Check out our website IdRatherAnime.com and follow us on Twitter @IdRatherAnime.  We are also starting to post on IGTV so check us out @idratheranime. 

Music by Natentine (https://natentine.com)     

Marwan Nimra - Evening Chillout 

Mar 21, 201913:11
IRA 032 | Iroduku: The World in Colors

IRA 032 | Iroduku: The World in Colors

This week we talk about Iroduku: The World in Colors and The Promised Neverland along with the other anime we are watching for the Winter 2019 season. You could do other things, but we know you'd rather anime with us! Check out our website IdRatherAnime.com and follow us on Twitter @IdRatherAnime.  We are also starting to post on IGTV so check us out @idratheranime. 


Music by Natentine (https://natentine.com)     

Marwan Nimra - Evening Chillout   

Marwan Nimra - Hero's Welcoming

Mar 19, 201953:43
IRA 031 | No Forgiveness & a Team Shokugeki

IRA 031 | No Forgiveness & a Team Shokugeki

This week we talk about the Third Season of Shokugeki and the decline of Domestic Girlfriend, along with the other anime we are watching for the Winter 2019 season. You could do other things, but we know you'd rather anime with us! Check out our website IdRatherAnime.com and follow us on Twitter @IdRatherAnime.  

We are also starting our YouTube channel so check us out at https://youtu.be/C2JEIIeMffI . 

Music by Natentine (https://natentine.com)     

Marwan Nimra - Evening Chillout   

Marwan Nimra - Hero's Welcoming

Mar 12, 201901:06:56
IRA 030 | Lies! Holier Holy Water!
Mar 05, 201947:45
IRA 029 | Hot Springs, Beaches, and Bath Houses

IRA 029 | Hot Springs, Beaches, and Bath Houses

This week we talk about Tada Never Falls in Love and Sunday Without God, along with the other anime we are watching for the Winter 2019 season. You could do other things, but we know you'd rather anime with us!


Check out our website IdRatherAnime.com and follow us on Twitter @IdRatherAnime.  


Music by Natentine (https://natentine.com)    Marwan Nimra - Evening Chillout  Marwan Nimra - Hero's Welcoming

Feb 26, 201952:55
IRA 028 | A Merchant's Spirit
Feb 19, 201934:32
IRA 027 | Pianos, Prostitutes, & Goblins

IRA 027 | Pianos, Prostitutes, & Goblins

This week we talk about the controversial anime Goblin Slayer, and Forest of the Piano, along with the other anime we are watching for the Winter 2019 season. You could do other things, but we know you'd rather anime with us!


Check out our website IdRatherAnime.com and follow us on Twitter @IdRatherAnime.  


Music by Natentine (https://natentine.com)    Marwan Nimra - Evening Chillout  Marwan Nimra - Hero's Welcoming

Feb 12, 201944:12
IRA 026 | Tense, Dense, and Real

IRA 026 | Tense, Dense, and Real

This week we talk about Real Girl Season 1 and Ulysses: Jeanne d'Arc and the Alchemist Knight, along with the other anime we are watching for the Winter 2019 season. You could do other things, but we know you'd rather anime with us!

Check out our website IdRatherAnime.com and follow us on Twitter @IdRatherAnime.  

Music by Natentine (https://natentine.com)    Marwan Nimra - Evening Chillout  Marwan Nimra - Hero's Welcoming

Feb 05, 201956:56
IRA 025 | Bunny Girl Senpai

IRA 025 | Bunny Girl Senpai

This week we talk about Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai and The Promised Neverland along with the other anime we are watching for the Winter 2019 season. You could do other things, but we know you'd rather anime with us!

Check out our website IdRatherAnime.com and follow us on Twitter @IdRatherAnime.  

Music by Natentine (https://natentine.com)    Marwan Nimra - Evening Chillout  Marwan Nimra - Hero's Welcoming

Jan 29, 201951:55
IRA 024 | Daddy Issues & Two Many Sisters

IRA 024 | Daddy Issues & Two Many Sisters

This week we talk about Domestic Girlfriend and season 3 of Attack On Titan along with the anime we are watching for the Winter 2019 season. You could do other things, but we know you'd rather anime with us!  


Check out our website IdRatherAnime.com and follow us on Twitter @IdRatherAnime.  


Music by Natentine (https://natentine.com)    Marwan Nimra - Evening Chillout  Marwan Nimra - Hero's Welcoming

Jan 22, 201945:07
IRA Special | Dragon Ball Super Broly
Jan 19, 201945:43
IRA 023 | The Mana is Calling Me
Jan 15, 201937:36
IRA 022 | Break the Mirrors, It's Dark
Jan 08, 201930:35
IRA 021 | Overpowered and Back From the Dead
Jan 01, 201929:49
IRA 020.5 | 2018 Top Ten
Jan 01, 201923:56
IRA 020 | Outbreak Company
Dec 19, 201827:39
IRA 019 | One Clover Gate
Dec 13, 201837:26
IRA 017 | 7 Deadly Rants with Mo
Dec 06, 201801:38:17
IRA 018 | Pirates, Witches and Zombies Oh My!
Dec 04, 201830:07
IRA 016 | Back to Square One
Oct 21, 201838:14
IRA 015 | Luffy's Bizarre Adventure
Oct 10, 201845:53
IRA 014 | Grancrest War
Oct 01, 201854:52
IRA 013 | Legend in the Franxx
Sep 28, 201851:20
IRA 012 | Anime Fights
Sep 18, 201848:06
IRA 011 | Anime After One Piece
Sep 13, 201833:39
IRA Podcast Special | Wotakoi with WeeaBroDerek
Sep 10, 201813:09
IRA 010 | Everything the Anime Touches
Aug 26, 201849:10
IRA 009 | The Second Plate
Aug 10, 201856:34
IRA 008 | Black Lagoon
Jul 24, 201845:51
IRA 007 | My Hero Academia
Jul 11, 201859:01
IRA OO6 | Luffy Vs Sallie Mae
Jun 30, 201849:43
IRA 005 | Death Parade
Jun 21, 201836:17
IRA 004 | Shokugeki
Jun 06, 201845:36
IRA 003 | Death March
May 29, 201846:13
IRA 002 | Overlord
May 25, 201835:35
IRA 001 | Ancient Magus
May 15, 201848:44
IRA 000 | Teaser
May 13, 201801:39