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If you like to keep on top of everything that's going on in the anime world, you should definitely check out The Live Show. It's a live streaming broadcast on Crunchyroll that covers everything you need to know about the anime and pop culture industries. They're in their second season now and their popularity is growing all the time!

On top of covering top stories, The Live Show also covers and releases exclusive interviews with some of the top people in anime and pop culture. The interviews alone are reason enough to give this broadcast a watch.

They've covered everyone and everything from Harjit Sidhu to Dam Vinh Hung and even the cast of 30 Rock! Their lineups are so diverse and they cover so much they no matter who you are or what your taste is, you shouldn't have any problem at all finding something within the show that appeals to you.

The Live Show is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (21 episodes). The series first aired on November 16, 2011.

The Live Show is available for streaming on the website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Live Show on demand at, Crunchyroll online.

The Live Show
2 Seasons, 21 Episodes
November 16, 2011
Anime, News, Talk & Interview
Cast: Dicky Barrett, Michael Ealy
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The Live Show Full Episode Guide

  • Musical Guest: LiSA and Smokin' Hawt Cosplayer: Yaya Han

  • Polar Bear's Cafe with Vampy

  • The TLS crew figure out why it's really a Kawaii morning with viral video creator Tofugu. They also explore how a battle between Gundam and Saber from Fate/Zero would look with a pair of NecoMimi ears.

  • Victoria takes over and opens the gates of chaos to bring you some insanity~ and of course the hottest ladies in cosplay.

  • Stereopony is in town to hold an exclusive, live and unplugged version of their greatest hits. Plus, some sexy looking Star Driver cosplayers for your entertainment.

  • Famous seiyu, Yuu Asakawa (voice of Motoko Aoyama from Love Hina, Luka, and co-host of Otaku-Verse Zero) Skypes in from Japan to talk about voice acting! Additionally, the foremost Link cosplayer - Pikmin Link - joins our show for this episode!

  • Wait, what? Chocolate-covered cosplayers? Tons of cosplay fun with a look into how cosplayers think!

  • Perfect World gaming company showcases its latest releases and gives away some awesome prizes.

  • Director Makoto Shinkai sends us a special message from Japan. Author and journalist Roland Kelts also Skypes in from Japan to talk about the status of the country one-year after the earthquake on 3/11.

  • Cristina Vee and Shonen Jump

  • Otaku Dating Advice, Naruto Shippuden, and Evangelion

  • Victoria takes over

  • Manga Maniacs

  • The Empire Strikes Now

  • Hyphen Magazine, Awesome Swag

  • "Ĺ“Madoka Magica, Aniplex & the Hottest Cosplayers

  • TinierMe, Sailor Moon, Gundams!

  • Stephanie Sheh, SWTOR

  • The Live Show hosts bring you exclusive interviews with Viz Media founder Seiji Horibuchi and an inside look into Sega's latest game: Shinobi!

  • OtakuUSA magazine Editor in Chief Patrick Macias, voice actress Lisa Oh and Crunchyroll's own Keith Kawamura join together for the pilot episode of The Live Show featuring all-star cosplayer, Linda "Vampy" Le and Victoria Holden as Lady Tsunade. Covering news, the latest videos trending on the internet and everything geeky and awesome!