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The Shonen Tapes is a podcast where homies Kevin, Brandon, Aymen and Sean discuss their takes on Anime and Hip-Hop. They believe that hip-hop and anime are blended more than the average person realizes. Both incorporate a commentary on life, a storyline that draws you in, and larger than life characters that speak to the auditory and visual senses. The boys will discuss their takes on these subjects while taking you on a ride with deep knowledge, stupidity, and laughs along the way. They will post anime episodes on Tuesday, and Hip-Hop episodes on Thursday. Be sure to tune in!

Shonen Tapes


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    #136 Hip-Hop: The Magic & Phil Rizdon Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2022 51:44

    Welcome to the 136th episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast! Today the boys talk to super funny comedian, @Philrizdon about the new Nas album “Magic”. But first the guys get to know Phil a little bit more and how he got to know the podcast by listening to the music and following the social media of another hall of fame guest of the podcast, @blvkdivmonds. Big shoutout to blvkdivmonds we have to get him on the pod again. But then the boys continue with a fast round of questions to try to get to know Phill's taste a little bit. They then get to the meat of the album. The boys discuss their favorite and least favorite song and features on the album. They also get into a long riff about Kanye and Eminem. Definitely get pumped for a super dope Shonen Tapes Podcast special. Be sure to let everyone know how you feel about this album by reaching out on all major forms of social media and also be sure to look at the links below for Phil Rizdon's social media and links to his podcast Drop and Gimme 20.Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! Follow Phil Rizdon:Instagram: @dropandgimme20pod@philrizdon@GroveStreetcomedyTwitter:@philrizdonhttps://youtube.com/channel/UC2emH6rR8GPVOQtz-tQ7YIQhttps://open.spotify.com/show/05BeiPRn5MtxjIzVfdus4H?si=4B4ppV8JRwyS-tM5axw9wwhttps://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/drop-and-gimme-20/id1565842676This episode includes: Phil Rizdon, Nas, Magic, Hit-Boy, Eminem, Kanye West, Jay-Z, King Disease 2, Kendrick Lamar, J.. Cole, Russ, Wale, Hip Hop

    #135 Anime: The Platinum End Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2022 47:29

    Welcome to the 135th episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast, today the fellas review new anime by the Creators of Death Note , Platinum End. But before they get into that anime the guys have a quick chat with @philrizdon. He had some questionable things to say about Attack on Titan and the boys  had to let him say his piece. Trigger warning if you are a fan of the show like Sean and Kevin are be on the look out on Thursday when we interview him and review Nas' new album Magic. The Shonen Tapes Crew then discuss Platinum End, what they liked and didn't like about the anime, and spoiler warning there was a whole lot they did not like. They go over the main plot of the story and discuss the characters in detail and talk anout where the show is going and if it can possibly get better. Make sure to let everyone know how you feel about this show by reaching out on all major forms of social media!Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This episode includes: Platinum End, Attack on Titan, Mirai Kakehashi, God Candidate,  Nasse,  Metropoliman

    #134 Hip-Hop: The 2021 Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2022 45:57

    Welcome to the 134th episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast. Today the guys celebrate the new year. They initially talk about their thoughts on the state of Hip-Hop in the year 2021 and where they think Hip-Hop  is headed in 2022. They also talk about their favorite songs of the year, least favorite songs of the year, favorite features of the year and their favorite albums of the year.  In addition the guys talk about their favorite episode of Shonen Tapes was, both anime and hip hop episodes. So come on tap in and say bye to 2021 and say what goody to 2022 as we talk Hip-Hop. Make sure to reach out to us  on all major forms of social media!Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This episode includes: Kanye West, Drake, Eminem, Lil Uzi, Joe Budden, Certified Lover Boy, Hip hop, Tyler the Creator, State of Hip Hop, 

    #133 Anime: The Itadori Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2022 32:55

    Welcome to episode 133rd of the Shonen Tapes Podcast. On today's action packed episode, Kevin and Sean discuss the always fun character that is Yuji Itadori from Jujutsu Kaisen. The fellas go over what makes Itadori  so interesting and why his character attracted so much people to him. They go over their favorite moments with Itadori and his relationship with the cursed spirit, Sukuna. They also discuss their theories about what  Itadori's future on the series would be like. This was definitely a very fun episode for the guys so make sure to check it out and let everyone know how you feel about Yuji Itadori.Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This Episode Includes: Itadori, Megumi, Jujutsu Kaisen, Todo, anime, cursed spirit, Satoru Gojo

    #132 Hip-Hop: Sean's Birthday Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2021 29:00

    Happy Birthday Sean!On today's episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast, the guys celebrate Sean''s  Birthday in the only way they know how, by holding a competition. Kevin and Brandon all picked 5 songs they think Sean  would appreciate, and Sean decided which songs he liked best in each round. At the end of each round, the winner of the round gets a point, and the person with the most points wins the competition. Who knows Sean's  music tastes the best? Kevin is once again the underdog. Can he beat the odds again? Who will be victorious? You will have to tune in to find out. Make sure to let us know how you feel about this episode on all forms of social media. Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This episode includes:  Birthday, Hip Hop, competition, stormzy, Bryce Vine, bas, j cole, dababy, mac miller, Redman, YGTUT, kaytranada

    #131 Special: The Arcane Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2021 32:30

    Welcome to the 131st episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast. Today the fellas talk about the League Of Legends video game adaptation Arcane, even though  the show is not technically anime. It was an interesting episode as Brandon and Kevin describes the  game the show was based on, League of Legends and how it was related to the game to the dismay of Sean . Although they all had different feelings about the video game the series was based on, they all really dug the show. Get ready to hear some interesting takes about this magnificent show. Also make sure to let everyone know how you feel about this show by reaching out on all major forms of social media!  Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This episode includes:  Arcane, League of Legends, Jinx, Vi, Victor, Animation

    #130 Hip-Hop: The Montero Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2021 36:14

    Welcome to the 130th episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast! The guys  finally discuss Lil Nas X's debut album, Montero after multiple delays by Sean. The guys go over their initial thoughts on this album as well as go over their favorite and least favorite songs and surprisingly they both really liked the album. The guys also go over their thoughts on Lil Nas X and the future of his career. They also discussed their favorite features on the album. Make  sure to let everyone know how you feel about this album by reaching out on all major forms of social media.Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This episode includes: Lil Nas X, Montero, hip hop,  Tyler the Creator, pop

    #129 Anime: The Eren Yeager Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2021 31:52

    On today's action packed episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast, Kevin and Sean discuss the controversial  Eren Yeager from the Attack on Titan. The fellas go over what makes Eren so interesting and why his character attracted so much people to him. They go over their favorite season that he was in and they also decide Eren's most consequential  relationship on the show . They also go over what their theories are for Eren's endgame plan. This was definitely a very fun episode for the guys so make sure to check it out and let everyone know how you feel about Eren Yeager. Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This Episode Includes: Eren Yeager, Attack On Titan, Mikasa, Armin,Reiner, Attack Titan, Beast Titan, Colossal Titan, anime 

    #128 Hip-Hop: The Chomp 2 Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2021 45:45

    Welcome to the 128th episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast! The guys discuss Russ's newly  released album  CHOMP 2. The guys go over their initial thoughts  on this album  as well as go over their favorite and least favorite songs. The guys also go over their thoughts on the progression of Russ on this album and whether this is one of his best albums or not. They also discussed the stacked features on this album. Make  sure to let everyone know how you feel about this album by reaching out on all major forms of social media.Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This episode includes: Russ, Papoose,  Big Sean, The Game, Griselda, Westside Gunn, Conway The Machine, hip hop

    #127 Anime: The Pain Arc Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2021 40:01

    On today's  episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast, it's a Kevin and Sean ShonenPants episode again as they discuss The Pain Arc of Naruto. An arc that is widely considered to be the best arc if Naruto. .The fellas go over what makes This arc so interesting and why So many people gravitated towards this arc. They also discuss their opinion regarding if this arc is in fact the best in Naruto. This was definitely a very fun episode for the guys so make sure to check it out and let everyone know how you feel about The Pain Arc. Also once again please tell BG to watch Naruto. Thanks!Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This Episode Includes: Pain , Sasuke, Naruto,  Jaraiya, Sakura, Kakashi, Naruto Shippuden, anime, jutsu, Itachi , Minato, Goku, Dragon Ball Z, Vegeta, Hashirama, Tobirama, Sasuke, Shikamaru, Danzo, Madara, Lady Tsunade

    #126 Hip-Hop: The Dr. Dre 2001 Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2021 18:31

    Welcome to the 126th episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast! The guys discuss a classic album by Dr. Dre  entitled “2001”. The  guys go over their initial thoughts  on this album  as well as go over their favorite and least favorite songs. They also go over their thoughts on Dr. Dre, his production, and his many great features on it such as the new artist at the time, Eminem and Snoop Dogg. Stay tuned for some great rap banter as Sean and Kevin talk Hip-Hop. Make  sure to let everyone know how you feel about this album by reaching out on all major forms of social media.Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This episode includes: Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, hip-hop, rap, gangsta rap, Kanye West, NWA, 2001, Aftermath

    #125 Anime: The Sasuke Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2021 44:43

    On today's phenomenal episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast, it's  Kevin and Sean episode as they discuss Sasuke Uchiha from the Naruto series. The fellas go over what makes sasuke so interesting and why his character attracted so much people to him. They go over there favorite version of Sasuke throughout the series and they also decide Sasuke's most consequential  relationship on the show besides Naruto. This was definitely a very fun episode for the guys so make sure to check it out and let everyone know how you feel about Sasuke Uchiha. Also please tell BG to watch Naruto. Thanks!Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This Episode Includes: , Sasuke, Naruto,  Jaraiya, Sakura, Kakashi, Naruto Shippuden, anime, jutsu, Itachi , Minato, Goku, Dragon Ball Z, Vegeta, Hashirama, Tobirama, Sasuke, Shikamaru, Danzo, Madara

    #124 Hip Hop: The TWOPOINTFIVE Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2021 22:50

    Welcome to the 124th episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast! The guys discuss the the new album by Aminė “TWOPOINTFIVE.”The  guys go over their initial thoughts  on this album  as well as go over their favorite and least favorite songs. They also go over their thoughts on Aminė as an artist. Also stay tuned for the hilarious banter from the host about this album. Make  sure to let everyone know how you feel about this album by reaching out on all major forms of social media.Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This episode includes:Amine, Hip hop, Rap, TWOPOINTEFIVE, Kanye West, Pharrel, 2 Chainz, Lil Uzi

    #123 Anime: The L Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 27:39

    #122 Hip Hop: The Only Built 4 Cuban Linx Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 42:54

    Welcome to the 122nd Episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast! The guys discuss the classic Hip Hop solo debut album by Raekwon. The  guys go over their initial thoughts  on this album  as well as go over their favorite and least favorite songs. They also talk about Ghost face Killah a bunch since he is all over this album. The guys go over best features on the album in their opinion. They go over this albums cultural significance for the Hip- Hop world as well. Also stay tuned to the King of Gas, Sean Shonen Pants absolutely gas this album. Make  sure to let everyone know how you feel about this album by reaching out on all major forms of social media.Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This episode includes: Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, RZA, Method Man, Only Built 4 Cuban Linx, Hip-Hop, Rap

    #121 Anime: The Dragon Ball Z Movies Part 3 Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 42:38

    Welcome to the 121st episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast. Today the fellas continue with their series of episodes where they review the Dragon ball Z movies. Today the guys review the movie Lord Slug and then they review Cooler's Revenge. The guys also discuss whether or not the storyline for both movies is dope or not and also go over their favorite scenes . Also towards the end they go over which movie out of the two they ended up liking better. So get ready fir the debate heavy third part of this series!  Also make sure to let everyone know how you feel about these movies and this episode by reaching out on all major forms of social media!Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This episode includes: Dragon Ball Z, Lord Slug, Cooler's Revenge, Frieza, Namek, Goku, Anime,  Goku, Piccolo, Gohan

    #120 Hip Hop: BG's Birthday Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 37:37

    Happy Birthday BG!On today's episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast, the guys celebrate Brandon's  Birthday in the only way they know how, by holding a competition. Kevin and Sean all picked 5 songs they think Brandon would appreciate, and Brandon decided which songs he liked best in each round. At the end of each round, the winner of the round gets a point, and the person with the most points wins the competition. Who knows Brandon's  music tastes the best? Sean is the clear favorite to win but it's sounding like Kevin wants the smoke! Who will be victorious? You will have to tune in to find out. Make sure to let us know how you feel about this episode on all forms of social media. Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This episode includes: Spillage Village, Earthgang, Akeem Ali, Sonny Rigsby, Overdoz, Underground Hip Hop, Open Mike Eagle, Hip Hop, Lost Boyz, Drake, Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar

    #119 Anime: The DBZ Movies Part 2 Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 33:27

    Welcome to the 119th  episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast. Today the fellas continue with there series of episodes where they review the Dragon ball Z movies. Today the guys review the movie The World's Strongest and then they review The Tree of Might. The guys surprisingly had very  similar opinions on these movies . They also discuss whether or not the storyline for both movies is dope or not and also go over their favorite scenes . Also towards the end they go over which movie out of the two they ended up liking better. So get ready for the second part  of what of this exciting series! Also make sure to let everyone know how you feel about this show by reaching out on all major forms of social media!Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This episode includes: Dragon Ball Z, Dragonball Super, The Worl'd's Strongest, The Tree of Might, anime, Goku, Gohan, Piccolo, 

    #118 Hip-Hop: The Folarin II Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2021 34:37

    Welcome to the 118th Episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast! the guys discuss the Washington DC Hip-Hop heavy weight Wale's new album Folarin II. The guys go over their initial thoughts  on this album  as well as go over their favorite and least favorite songs. The guys also go over beast features on the album in their opinion. They guys also go over if where this album rank compared to Wale's other albums. Also stay tuned to the internal debate if Wale's album is good or not. Make  sure to let everyone know how you feel about this album by reaching out on all major forms of social media.Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This episode includes:  Wale, Folarin 2, Rick Ross, Hip Hop, Rap, Washington DC., Kanye West, Shy Glizzy, Goldlink, gogo music 

    #117 Anime: The DBZ Movies Part 1 Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 31:03

    Welcome to the 117th episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast. Today the fellas are starting up a new series of episodes where they review the Dragon ball Z movies in order. Today the guys review Dragon ball Path to Power which is a condensed version of the whole Dragon ball series and then they review The Dead Zone which is the first DBZ movie. The guys definitely had varying opinions about these movies. They also discuss whether or not the storyline for both movies is dope or not and also go over their favorite scenes . Also towards the end they go over which movie out of the two they ended up liking better. So get ready for the first part of what will be a dope series! Also make sure to let everyone know how you feel about this show by reaching out on all major forms of social media!Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This episode includes:  Dragonball, DragonballZ, DBZ Movies, Goku, Piccolo, Gohan, Bulma, Master Roshi

    #116 Hip-Hop: The Punk Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2021 28:36

    Welcome to the 116th Episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast! the guys discuss Young Thug's newly released album Punk. The guys go over their initial thoughts  on this album  as well as go over their favorite and least favorite songs. The guys also go over their thought on Young Thug as an MC and if this album stacks to his other albums.  Make  sure to let everyone know how you feel about this album by reaching out on all major forms of social media.Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This episode includes:  Young Thug, Hip- Hop  Slim language, punk album, 

    #115 Anime: The Tokyo Revengers Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 31:51

    Welcome to the 115th episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast. today the fellas review the  immensely popular new anime, Tokyo Revengers. The guys definitely had varying opinions about this show. They  discuss whether or not the story is dope or not, and go over which characters they like and dislike. They also go over the time traveling aspect of the show and if it worked or not. Get ready to travel through the pathways of time  and go back to the delinquent days . Also make sure to let everyone know how you feel about this show by reaching out on all major forms of social media!  Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This episode includes:  Tokyo Revengers, Takemichi, Draken, Mickey , anime, time travel, shonen, Dragonball Z, Naruto

    #114 Hip-Hop: The Uptown Saturday Night Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 35:54

    Welcome to the 114th Episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast! the guys discuss the infmaous hip hop group Camp Lo and their cult classic Hip-Hop album  “Uptown Saturday Night”.  The guys go over their initial thoughts  on this album  as well as go over their favorite and least favorite songs. The guys also go over the flow of the two members of Camp Lo and admire the preciseness and expertise of it. They also go over why the group might be so underrated. If you like episodes where some of the host fanboy over a group this is the episode for you. Also stay tuned for the host fight over the song Luchini and whether it is cheesy or one of the greatest rap songs ever created. Make  sure to let everyone know how you feel about this album by reaching out on all major forms of social media.Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This episode includes:  Camp Lo, Sonny Cheeba, Geechi Suede, Kanye West, Uptown Saturday Night, Cult following, classic hip hop, the ninety's, Jay- Z 

    #114 Anime: The Android Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 45:19

    Welcome to the 114th episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast. The boys again discuss more Dragonball Z. At this point they should teach a class on it! Specifically the guys talk about the Androids. They talk about the Android Saga in detail their favorite androids and their least favorite androids. They also talk about  their favorite android moments that happened throughout the series. Also get ready for some super entertaining  Cell impersonations. This is an action packed episode of Shonen Tapes and you guys will not want to miss it. Make sure to let everyone know how you feel by reaching out on all major forms of social media!  Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This episode includes: Dragonball Z, Dragon Ball Super, Androids, Android 17, Android 18, Cell, Freiza, GOku, Vegeta, Gohan 

    #112 Hip-Hop: Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 35:20

    Welcome to the 112th episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast! The guys decide to discuss an album that is a mid 2000's favorite, Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor. With this album coming out when the guys were in highschool, they had some good memories about some of the songs on the album. They go over the beat selections, their favorite and least favorite songs, and also go over the legacy of this album. The guys definitely all have varying opinions on this album. How do you feel about this album? is it the one of the greatest things to ever grace nerds that are hip hop fans? Or does it fall short? You will have to listen and find out. Make sure to let everyone know how you feel about it by reaching out on all major forms of social media.Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This episode includes: Lupe Fiasco, Food and Liquor, Kanye West, Jay- Z , Hip-Hop

    #111 Anime: The Erased Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 36:02

    Welcome to the 111th episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast. The boys discuss the well renowned show that is Erased. The guys were definitely fans of this thriller mystery. They  discuss whether or not the story is dope or not, and go over which characters they like and dislike. They also go over if they were able to guess who the killer was before the reveal. Get ready to help the boys solve a mystery with this one.  Also make sure to let everyone know how you feel about this show by reaching out on all major forms of social media!  Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This episode includes: Erased, anime, death note, horror anime, mystery 

    #110 Hip-Hop: The Anniversary Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 64:38

    Welcome to the 110th episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast. Today the guys once again celebrate the anniversary of the podcast. This time it is the hip-hop episode.  They each talk about their top 10 rappers and if it has changed during the first year of the podcast. They  also talk about artist they didn't enjoy watching as much during year one as well. In addition  they geek out over rappers  they enjoyed discovering for the first time. It is always a good time when the boys talk Hip-Hop. This is a celebration that you will not want to miss! Be sure to join us for the last time Aymen will gush over Drake on the podcast for a little while.  So come on tap in and say bye to our friend. Make sure to reach out to us  on all major forms of social media!Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This episode includes:  Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, Eminem, Drake, Wale  

    #109 Anime: The Anniversary Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 90:03

    Welcome to the 109th Episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast. Today the guys celebrate the anniversary of the podcast. They each talk about their top 10 anime's and if it has changed during the first year of the podcast. They  also talk about shows they didn't enjoy watching as much during year one as well. In addition  they geek out over anime's they enjoyed discovering for the first time. The fellas have fun reminiscing about the podcast that they grew from the ground up. This is a celebration that you will not want to miss! It is also the last episode for Aymen for a little while. So come on tap in and say bye to our friend. Make sure to reach out to us  on all major forms of social media!Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This episode includes: Dragonball z, Naruto, Attack On Titan, anniversary, rent a girlfriend, anime 

    #108 Hip-Hop: The Planet Her Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 42:44

    Welcome to the 108th Episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast. Today, all 4 of the guys are back to discuss one of the most talked about artists to date, the one and only Doja Cat. Specifically, they go over her most recent album Planet Her.  They talk about what they liked most about the album, what their dislikes were, and how it compares to some of the bigger releases of the year so far. The also go over their favorite songs and discuss where Doja Cat stands in terms of her career as an artist. This was a jam packed episode you do not want to miss. Make sure to let everyone know how you feel about this album by reaching out on all major forms of social media!Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This episode includes: Doja Cat, Planet Her, Arianna Grande, Celine Dion, Mariah Carey, Drake, Kanye West, Madonna,  Andre 3000, Lil Wayne

    #107 Anime: The Pokémon Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 59:14

    Welcome to the 107th episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast. The boys discuss the mega popular franchise that is Pokemon. The guys talk about how much they liked the show, the Anime, the games and reminisce over their fond memories of Pokémon. They also have a little fun at the end about which  host would be which type of Pokemon. This is an action packed episode of Shonen Tapes and you guys will not want to miss it. Make sure to let everyone know how you feel by reaching out on all major forms of social media!  Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This episode includes: Pokémon, Ash Ketchum, Misty, Brock, Pokeball, Gameboy 

    #106 Hip-Hop: The CLB vs Donda, Part 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 62:23

    Welcome to the 106th Episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast! Today's episode is a major one, as the guys finally compare two of the biggest releases to date: Drake's Certified Lover Boy to Kanye West's Donda. You guys already know how much of a debate there has been for the two albums, so we don't even have to tell you guys what to expect from this tape. How do you guys feel about each album? Did Kanye kill it on this one? Is CLB one of Drake's best albums? Make sure to let everyone know how you feel by reaching out on all major forms of social media.Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This episode includes: Drake, Kanye West, Certified Lover Boy, Donda, Take Care, Nothing Was The Same, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

    #105 Anime: The Edens Zero Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 35:03

    Welcome to the 105th episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast. The boys discuss the first three episodes of the Netflix original series Edens Zero. Having watched the first few episodes, they decide whether or not this show should stay in their rotation, or if they have already seen enough. They also discuss whether or not the story is dope or not, and go over which characters they like and dislike. They also give the Tapeworms something special and discuss the next few anime's they want to watch. Be sure to let us know your opinions on the next few anime we should watch. Make sure to let everyone know how you feel by reaching out on all major forms of social media!   Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This episode includes: Edens Zero, Shiki, anime, netflix, Hamtaro, Dragonball 

    #104 Hip-Hop: The Kanye vs Drake Tape Part 1

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 46:23

    Welcome to the 104th episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast. We are running a little late, but this episode is the first part of our Drake vs Kanye series. We recorded this one a little while ago before both Donda and CLB were released, but on this tape we compare two massive albums: My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy vs Take Care. Sean and Aymoosy go over what makes each album so great, their overall thoughts of each albums impact, and finally decide which album is the best of the two. This is a jam packed episode that you will not want to miss. Make sure you let us know which of the two albums you like best by reaching out on all forms of social media!Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This episode includes: Drake, Kanye West, Take Care, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, The Weeknd, Rick Ross, Pusha T, Nicki Minaj

    #103 Anime: The Spike Spiegel Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 35:28

    Welcome to the 103rd Episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast. On Today's Duo Tape, Sean and Aymoosy discuss one of the top main characters in all of Anime: the one and only Spike Spiegel of Cowboy Bebop. They go over how they feel the new live action show might turn out, what makes Spike stand out from other main characters, and whether or not he is truly one of the best. As the guys talk, a special guest appears in the middle of the show. This is a jam packed episode that you will definitely not want to miss. Make sure to let everyone know how you feel about Spike and Cowboy Bebop by reaching out on all major forms of social media!Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This episode includes: Spike Spiegel, Jet, Ed, Ein, Faye Valentine, Cowboy Bebop, Attack on Titan, Jujutsu Kaisen, Rent-A-Girlfriend, Domestic Girlfriend

    #102 Hip Hop: Watch the Throne Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2021 34:31

    Welcome to the 102nd episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast! The guys decide to discuss Jay- Z and Kanye's classic album "Watch the Throne".  With the 10th anniversary just recently passing for this album the guys were really excited to talk about this one. They go over the beat selections, their favorite and least favorite songs, and also  go over the legacy of this behemoth of an album . How do you feel about this album? is it the one of the greatest things to ever grace hip hop? You will have to listen and find out. Make sure to let everyone know how you feel about it by reaching out on all major forms of social media.Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This episode includes: Jay-Z, Kanye West, Frank Ocean, John Legend, Hip hop, rap, Watch the throne, blueprint

    #101 Anime The Piccolo Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 37:43

    Welcome to the 101st episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast. Today, we discuss a character that is a fixture  of the Dragon Ball Universe, Your favorite Namakian, and Gohan's  real Dad: Today we talk about the one and the only Piccolo.  The guys go over what makes him such  a great character, and how his actions shape aspects of the series as well as discuss his history and backstory. The also talk about  why he is underrated and what they would do differently with his character to make him better if they had that say. How do you feel about Piccolo? Is he one of your favorites or is he just another character you don't really think about in this series. Make sure to reach out on all forms of social media to letus and everyone know how you feel!Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This episode includes: Piccolo,  Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball Super,  Vegeta, Goku, Gohan

    #100 Hip-Hop: The House is Burning Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2021 35:24

    Welcome to the 100th Episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast! The guys discuss Isaiah Rashad's third studio album, "The House is Burning" , going over what makes this album so different. The guys were definitely split on this album and have varying opinions. They go over the beat selections, their favorite and least favorite songs, and also  what place Isaiah Rashad stands amongst the new school . How do you feel about this new album, is it already an album of the year contender or is Kevin right about Aymen and Sean gassing this  album? You will have to listen to find out. Make sure to let everyone know how you feel about it by reaching out on all major forms of social media.Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This episode includes: Isaiah Rashad, The House is Burning, Kendrick Lamar, Lil Uzi, Duke Deuce, Kanye West, Dababy

    #99 Anime: The Shaman King Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2021 34:48

    Welcome to the 99th Episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast! On this Brandonless episode, the guys discuss the Netflix Original Anime the Shaman King. Having watched the first couple of episodes, they decide whether or not this show should stay in their rotation, or if they have already seen enough. They also discuss whether or not the story is lacking, and go over which characters they like and dislike. Finally, as a special treat, the guys also discuss whether or not Boruto gets a bad rap in the Anime community. How do you feel about Shaman King and Boruto? Make sure to let everyone know how you feel by reaching out on all major forms of social media!Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This episode includes: Shaman King, Boruto, Hunter x Hunter, Naruto, Sasuke, Great Pretender

    #98 Hip-Hop: The Kings Disease 2 Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2021 55:33

    Welcome to the 98th Episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast! The Shonen Tapes are officially changing their name to the Nas Tapes. The guys discuss the newly release Nas album Kings Disease II, going over what makes this album so good compared to some of Nas's other recent releases. They go over the beat selections, their favorite and least favorite songs, and whether or not Nas is officially getting his groove back. How do you feel about this new album, is it already the front runner for Album of the Year? Make sure to let everyone know how you feel about it by reaching out on all major forms of social media. Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This episode includes: Nas, Kings Disease, Kings Disease 2, Illmatic, Stillmatic, Tyler, the Creator, Call Me If You Get Lost, Jay Z, J.Cole

    #97 Anime: The Anime Heads Up Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2021 41:41

    Welcome to the 97th Episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast! Today, the guys do things completely different: the play a game of Heads Up, where everyone has to guess which character one of the other Tape Worms has picked for them. We don't want to give too much away since we want you guys to play the game with us! Let us know what you think about the game and let everyone know who you thought the MVP was!Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This episode includes: Pokemon, Ash Ketchum, Gengar, Demon Slayer, Tanjiro, Dragon Ball Z, Yajarobie, Tien

    #96 Hip-Hop: The It Was Written Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2021 27:34

    Welcome to the 96th episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast! On today's episode, the guys dive deep into another one of Nas's classic discography: his 1996 album It Was Written. They discuss what makes the album so good, their likes and dislikes, and ultimately decide where this one sits in Nas's overall discography. They also dive a little deeper into Nas's career, and whether or not the vibes that are in this album fit, or if some of the songs weren't at their usual Nas caliber. This was a jam packed tape discussing a jam packed album, you most definitely will not want to miss this. Make sure to let everyone know how you feel about the album by reaching out on all major forms of social media.Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This episode includes: Nas, Jay-Z, Illmatic, Stillmatic, It Was Written, J. Cole, Kanye West, Lil Uzi Vert, Pusha T, Dr. Dre, Tupac

    #95 Anime: The Jujutsu Kaisen Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2021 53:53

    Welcome to the 95th Episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast! Today, the guys are all back together again to discuss one of the most popular anime's to date: the one and only Jujutsu Kaisen. They go over what makes the show so good, which characters are their favorite, and whether or not this is one of the best shows in the last 5 years. They also discuss whether the show is over hyped, which fights were their favorites, and finally make predictions on what will happen later on in the show. This was a jam packed episode that you will not want to miss! Make sure to let everyone know how you feel about Jujutsu Kaisen by reaching out to Shonen Tapes on all major forms of social media. Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This episode includes: Jujutsu Kaisen, Attack On Titan, Demon Slayer, Naruto, Shikamaru, Itadori, Todo, Nabura, Gojo, Rent-A-Girlfriend

    #94 Hip-Hop: The Word of Mouf Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2021 43:00

    Welcome to the 94th Episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast. On another Brandonless episode, the rest of the guys discuss a juggernaut of a project in the early 2000's, Ludacris' second studio album "Word of Mouf".   They go over what makes Ludacris  and this album so great, which songs were their most and least favorites, and whether or not this album has stood the test of time. They also talk about Luda's overall influence, and finally decide if this album is classic or not. Do you consistently bump Luda? Or do you find his music to be a little cringe in today's scene? Make sure to let everyone know how you feel about this album by reaching out on all forms of social media!Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This episode includes: Ludacris, Shawnna, I-20, Titty Boi, 2 Chainz , Kanye West, Timbaland, Word of Mouf, Chicken N Beer, Hip-Hop, Twista 

    #93 Anime: The Super Dragonball Heroes Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2021 33:05

    Welcome to the 93rd episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast! On this Brandon-less episode, the rest of the guys discuss one of the one of the most disputed series of the last few years.. You guessed it !The guys discuss the unbridled and infamous series, Super Dragon Ball Heroes. They go over what makes the show so weird and confusing, and also talk about why it is even a show in the first place. . They also talk about if animating this show is taking away from  the cannon series in any way.  This is a geeker of an episode and one that you will not want to miss! Make sure to let everyone know how you feel about Super Dragon Ball Heroes  by reaching out on all major forms of social media.Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This episode includes: Super Dragon Ball Heroes, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball Super, Goku, Vegeta, time travel, anime, buu, frieza, shonen

    #92 Hip-Hop: The Seeing Sounds Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2021 43:29

    Welcome to the 92nd Episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast. On today's Kevin-less episode, they guys take it back and discuss the pivotal N.E.R.D. album Seeing Sounds. They discuss what makes the album so unique, why Pharrell, The Neptunes and N.E.R.D all have their respective places in music,  and finally how this album is source code for a number of the rappers we listen to today. They also go over their favorite and least favorite song, and decide whether or not they were able to actually "see sounds" while listening to the album. How do you feel about N.E.R.D and their discography? Make sure to reach out to everyone over all major forms of social media!Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This episode includes: NERD, Pharrell, The Neptunes, Seeing Sounds, Fly or Die, In Search Of, Tyler, the Creator, J.Cole, Kendrick Lamar, Gucci Mane

    #91 Anime: The Attack On Titan Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2021 61:17

    Welcome to the 91st episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast! On this Brandon-less episode, the rest of the guys finally discuss one of the biggest shows in all of Anime right now, the one and only Attack On Titan. They go over what makes the show so amazing, and decide whether or not Sean really gassed how great the 4th and most recent season was. They also go over favorite characters, favorite scenes, and decide where this stands on their official lists of favorite Anime shows. This is a colossal episode that you will not want to miss! Make sure to let everyone know how you feel about Attack On Titan by reaching out on all major forms of social media.Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This episode includes: Attack On Titan, Eren Jeger, Mikasa, Levi, Game Of Thrones, Naruto, Demon Slayer, Jujutsu Kaisen

    #90 Hip-Hop: The Oxymoron Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2021 36:27

    Welcome to the 90th Episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast. On this Brandonless episode, the rest of the guys discuss one of the best albums of 2014, Schoolboy Q's album Oxymoron.  They go over what makes Schoolboy and this album so great, which songs were their most and least favorites, and whether or not this album has stood the test of time. They also talk about Schoolboy's overall influence, and finally decide where this album stands in the rest of his discography. Do you have Oxymoron in your rotation? Make sure to let everyone know how you feel about this album by reaching out on all forms of social media!Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This episode includes: Schoolboy Q, Oxymoron, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Wiz Khalifa, Mac Miller, Crash Talk, 2 Chainz, Tyler, the Creator, Raekwon, Jay Rock, TDE

    #89 Anime: The Dragonball Best Villains Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2021 39:22

    Welcome to Episode 89 of the Shonen Tapes Podcast. Today, the guys go back to the anime that started it all, Dragon Ball Z, and discuss which villain is their favorite in the series. They go over their picks and talk about what made their choice so great, why their villain is better than others in earlier and later arcs, and how their villain helped shape characters as the show progressed. They also discuss how the writing and character development of the show overall shaped the villains that came later, and whether or not Goku is the true villain of the series. Make sure to let everyone know how you feel about the DBZ villains by reaching out on all forms of Social Media!Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This episode includes: Freiza, Cell, Goku, Vegeta, Majin Buu, Piccollo, Yamcha, Tien, Krillin, Raditz, Red Ribbon Army, Android 16, Android 17, Android 18, Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball Super, Goku Black

    #88 Hip-Hop: The Call Me If You Get Lost Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2021 72:49

    WARNING: CONTENTIOUS EPISODE ALERTWelcome to the newest episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast. Today, the guys discuss the most recent album by the one and only Tyler, The Creator: Call Me If You Get Lost. As many of you know, Tyler has always been a very contentious subject for the 4 hosts. Somehow, they managed to find a way to have a civil conversation about the album, discussing their likes, dislikes, and overall feelings on the album as a whole. They go over each track and decide whether or not this album is a classic at the end of it. The also talk about which songs were their favorites, and where this album ranks in Tyler's overall discography. This was a jam packed episode that you will most definitely not want to miss. Make sure to let everyone know how you feel about Call Me If You Get Lost by reaching out over social media!Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This episode includes: Tyler, The Creator, Call Me If You Get Lost, Goblin, Igor, Flower Boy, Cherry Bomb, Wolf, Off Season, J Cole, Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell, Lil Uzi Vert, 42Dugg

    Bonus Episode 4: The Keats Interview Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2021 84:06

    Welcome to the 4th Bonus Episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast! On Today's episode, the guys are joined by the extremely talented actor/rapper/producer and all around Renaissance Man Keats. After making some amazing tiktoks that have been blowing up, and by reaching 1.7 Million followers on TikTok alone, Keats has been taking the creative world by storm. His TikToks have been doing crazy numbers, to the point where he even expanded one seires and released a Short Film called Pirate Heist, which can currently be found on YouTube.  His Bleach Freestyle has been blowing up as well, expanding his notoriety into the rap game. The guys discuss Keats's overall process on how he not only comes up wit the ideas for his videos but his songs as well. They also go over the challenges of being a Renaissance Man in this day and age, and how Anime has influenced Keats in all avenues that he pursues. This was an extremely fun episode for everyone involved, and one that you will definitely not want to miss. Make sure to check out Keats on all major forms of social media, his info is listed below!Keats Twitter: @keatsdidit, https://twitter.com/keatsdiditKeats Instagram: @keatsdidit, https://www.instagram.com/keatsdidit/?hl=enKeats TikTok: @keatsdiditKeats Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-4PRTzthXDUiLGL7JmwijQKeats Twitch: KeatsdiditKeats Website: keatsdidit.comFollow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This episode includes: Keats, TikTok, YouTube, Twitch, Rap, Anime, Jay Z, Nas, Demon Slayer, Naruto, Dragon Ball Z, Attack On Titan, One Piece, Biggie, Tupac, Kendrick Lamar, J Cole, Russ

    #87 Anime - The Demon Slayer: Mugen Train Tape

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2021 47:26

    Welcome to the 87th Episode of the Shonen Tapes Podcast. Today, the guys are all back together again, and the four of them decide to tackle one of the most talked about movie's today, The Demon Slayer Movie: Mugen Train. They discuss what they liked and disliked about the movie, and whether or not it changed their opinion on the Demon Slayer series at all. They also go over their favorite scenes, what stood out to them about the film, and decide who was the true MVP of the film. Who do you think deserves the title of MVP, was it Rengoku or Tanjiro? Make sure to let everyone know how you feel about the movie by reaching out on all major forms of social media!Follow us HERE to keep up with The Shonen Tapes on social media and your favorite podcast sites! This episode includes: Demon Slayer,  The Demon Slayer Movie: Mugen Train, Tanjiro, Rengoku, Inosuke, Zenitsu, Naruto Shippuden, Naruto, Sasuke, Anime, Manga

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