This week on the Podcast my guest is Sonya Fung: Founder and CEO of Cloudnovel. We discuss the platform, her career as a businesswoman, what she thinks of the current visual novel scene AND potentially the most influential novel of the last twenty years. Enjoy! Opening Song: ‘Trip City’ by Tim Jensen Closing Song: ‘No […]
In this episode of the VNs Now Podcast, JP covers the news of the last week and ties that into two predictions made about the EVN community years ago that have finally come true. What can commercial EVNs do now with an expanding market and a growing list of media figures trying to plant […]
Well, we haven’t talked about anime boobs since the Spring, so I suppose it’s time to bring this back up again BECAUSE WHY NOT?! This week on the show, JP analyzes two articles from Kotaku and The Daily Dot, goes over what got us here and the reality that no one, NO ONE, has the […]
In this episode of the VNs Now Podcast, JP the Third takes a look back at Winged Cloud’s Sakura Spirit. How did what he considers to be ‘a bad joke’ end up being one of the most influential EVNs of all time? And is it too late to recover from its impact?
Another year, another E3! The hype prime is noticeably lacking thanks to some noticeable absences. JP the Third breaks down the schedule for this year and what to expect from gaming’s biggest show. Also, some notes on the successful Monster Prom 2 Kickstarter and HBO’s acclaimed miniseries: Chernobyl.
The After Colony Podcast launches! This new weekly series rewatches and analyzes both the good and bad of one of the most important anime series to come to the West: Gundam Wing. This episodes discusses the why of it along with what our host, JP the Third, will be focused on. Music Used in This […]
Last week, I announced our live streaming schedule on Twitch. You can read the details here, but that is not the only changes I’m making as far as the media side of VNs Now is concerned. Several readers have asked me about my plans for our podcasts. Currently, I host the monthly VNs Now Podcast […]
This week on the VNsNow Podcast, JP the 3rd discusses the most recent controversy on Steam, how we got here, the media and political backlash that will create the environment for change and what visual novel and independent game developers can do once the largest PC gaming market grows up. Read our full coverage of […]
In the first episode of 2019, JP the Third opens with a little house-cleaning for VNs Now before discussing the first trailer for the Netflix’s adaptation of Carmen Sandiego. JP the Third breaks down his own history with the Carmen Sandiego franchise, how Netflix has interpreted the character and how he’ll be approaching this radically […]
Original Air Date: October 5, 2018 On the debut episode of the VNsNow Podcast, our host JP the 3rd discusses what happened with Telltale Games. What happened to cause it’s collapse? Will the lawsuit launched by recently fired employees help? We go over all of the business and legal ramifications here. Opening Song: ‘Trip […]