Redeemed Otaku

A podcast about anime for the Christian consumer. Reviews, discussion, recommendations, on old and new and rarely covered anime from a Christian worldview.
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Feb 19, 2020

Bex and Tim work hard to bring you the best opening and closing you've ever heard in a podcast! We also talk about some of the anime we've watched, books we've read, debates we've had and Psalms we've sung. Get yo'self some Bible!

Opening is from Tsukumogami Kashimasu

Closing is from Tonari no Seki-kun

Feb 4, 2020

Bex and Tim and their cats are back! Eating pie and watching a random anime! Pon...

Opening song is from Magical Girl Raising Project

Closing song is from Girly Air Force

Jan 20, 2020

Bex and Tim are back! Our newest segment contains medical knowledge that you didn't know you needed! We'll also give you reco's on what to read, watch and listen. Follow us on FB, Twitter and Instagram. Email us at

Opening song is from School Live

Closing song is The Ghost of a King by The Gray Havens

Podcast reco's: Dorkness to Light, Geek at Arms, One Cross Radio The B.A.R. Podcast

Book reco's:True North by Geizi Rojas Three Mile an Hour God by Kosuke Koyama

Dec 13, 2019

Bex, Tim and Ben don their tight pants, as they flex and pose their way through the first part of this well loved series! Watch out for those megachurch fundie preachers and their Dio-like ways!

Nov 11, 2019

Bex and Chris from One Cross Radio discuss many things from evolu... er, I mean growing up, to having it all and still losing. Watch out for Team Rocket and their electric sticks!

Oct 10, 2019

Bex, Tim, Ben and Cordie give you all the hot takes on this year's RamenCon; a bigger, better, sleep-deprived, k-pop trivia answering fun-filled weekend!

Oct 4, 2019

This is the audio recording of our Before There Was Anime... panel at RamenCon 2019. Follow us on FB, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. Drop us an email at

Oct 3, 2019

This is the audio recording of our Dot to Dot panel at RamenCon 2019. Follow us on FB, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. Drop us an email at

Oct 3, 2019

This is the audio recording of our panel at RamenCon 2019. Follow us on FB, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. Drop us an email at

Aug 5, 2019

Consider supporting Jeremy Malone in his mission to bring the Gospel to Japan. You can go to enter account number 112582 for the missionary Jeremy Malone. You can also contact them or sign up for their newsletter at

Jul 24, 2019

Bex and The Krew discuss this Miyazaki masterpiece and contrast the gods of man to the One True God of the Bible. Does anyone smell bacon?

Check out Retro Rewind Podcast here Retro Rewind Podcast and the Youtube video discussed in the aesthetics portion of the episode here Why Miyazaki's films sound pretty

Jul 17, 2019

Nathan and Eric are back! With a new devotional featuring some of the most beloved anime series! Check out their new book here

Jul 4, 2019

Bex and Tim search for the answers to the big question, "what is kemurikusa?" and find it in... the catechism?? Don't Blame! us if you don't know your purpose!

Jun 14, 2019

This episode features Kale, Abbot and Costello, Kabuki, and Arnold! Oh, and I talk about my time at Jafax. Geisha!!

May 25, 2019

Bex and Tim talk about their day spent at Acen and reveal their loot! Check out the video on YouTube for the full experience!

May 8, 2019

Tim and I talk about everything BUT Avengers! We also check out a couple of reviews we didn't know we had... What the heck is this recording?? Lan The Man With A Plan makes his voice heard!

Apr 29, 2019

I have a little chat with Audie Thacker about his book Bramblewild and his other writings in this episode. Geisha makes her presence known and Shai Linne... I can't get away from Shai Linne!!!

Apr 13, 2019

Time to catch up on what we've been up to! What we've been reading, watching, and cleaning... Ah, the joys of being cat owners!

Mar 1, 2019

The Krew gets together for some random good funtimes! What anime character has the worst laugh? Stop being so elitist!

Feb 19, 2019

Ben and Cordie join me to talk about bullying, communication, forgiveness and... Minority Report? Hey, George! We think you might like this cool thing! No animals were harmed in the making of this episode.

Jan 31, 2019

Eric, Nathan and I unleash our full manipulative powers as we talk about truth and sacrifice in this epic finale to the Netflix anime trilogy. Will it receive the coveted RO masterpiece rating? Watch out for catzilla!

Dec 29, 2018

The Krew has gathered to share some Christmas-y goodness! We also do our very best to trigger everyone in this episode!

Dec 21, 2018

Ben, Tim and I struggle to pronounce all the names while we take apart the hopelessness that is presented in this epic genre-defining masterpiece!

Nov 28, 2018

A Thanksgiving miracle! We have two athletes talking about the sports that they sport and we share the things for which we are most thankful!

Nov 16, 2018

Julia and Emmy are back to tell us all about Japan's fine cuisine, Sakura tea, and Korean Drama!

Oct 31, 2018

Tim and I talk about some of our fandoms and celebrate National Black Cat Day with some spooky topics!

Oct 11, 2018

Me, Ben and Tim talk about our time at RamenCon 2018. Dad sits in and listens as we cover our two panels, cosplay, parking, chibi C'thulu, and so much more! A guest host appears!

Sep 30, 2018

This is the audio for our rice panel at RamenCon 2018. We cooked rice! Thank you all who attended and see you next year!

Sep 19, 2018

Randomness abounds in this episode! We talk about how horrible humans are to all wildlife, how delicious Tim's chili is, and how almost everyone is related to Genghis Khan... also Tim wrote a song.

Sep 13, 2018

We finally talk about our time in Dayton! Oh, and we throw in a couple bonus stories of our visit to an Indian restaurant and a high school football game. DOWN THE LINE!

Aug 25, 2018

Tim and I talk about dinosaurs, Australia, and a host of other random things and are reminded how old we are... Otaku knows no age limit!

Aug 14, 2018

From Transformers, to Saga of Tanya the Evil, we talk about everything BUT Dayton, Ohio... let's "foltz" it up!

Aug 7, 2018

The dynamic duo, Nathan and Eric, are back! We talk about the second installment of the Netflix original Godzilla anime. Will Godzilla win? Will Haruo finally become more than two dimensional character? Will we ever pronounce the name of the Bilusaludo correctly?

Aug 6, 2018

Me and Tim talk about adulting, my next cosplay, planning for RamenCon, AICO, Land of the Lustrous and we throw in a little Battle Metal for good measure. Oh, and the cats are back!

Aug 1, 2018

Hiro is back to talk a little bit more about the state of the Church in Japan. Watch out for them rabbit trails! Check out his church's website

Jul 24, 2018

This week I talk to Dallas and Celeste about their geeky ministry to geeky people called Geek Devotions. Will I get their names right? Will a kitty make an appearance? Is Studio Ghibli considered anime?? Listen in and find out!

Jul 17, 2018

Jere, Tim, Ben and I talk about the 4th of July, God's Wil, Tokyo Ghoul, Evangelion, and all the hot button topics! We love you chubby Spiderman!

Jul 16, 2018

Ben and Emmy join me on this episode as we talk about all the feels that we feel. Through all the tears and burning, we talk about sin, redemption, love and forgiveness, and... manliness? What will the final rating be?

Jul 10, 2018

Jeremy is in town so we talk about his mission to Japan, Trigun and Rurouni Kenshin. Titus jumps in on the fun and shares his thoughts about Samurai X. Skip the filler!

If you wish to take part in supporting Jeremy's ministry, go to

Jul 4, 2018

We'll be back after the holiday!

Jun 26, 2018

Tim and I discuss Jurassic World, RamenCon, classic anime I've been watching and all our social media endeavors! Where are the cats?

Jun 19, 2018

Me and Tim recap what's been going on the past couple of months and try some Umeboshi for the first time. So savory!

Apr 30, 2018

Ben's debut review episode! We have fun picking this show apart as we try to figure out what Oedipus, Atomic bombs and the word Von all have in common. Where are all the cats?

Mar 29, 2018

Julia returns for the Trashfest! Me, Emmy and Julia try to objectively analyze this adaptation. Sadly, objectivity is impossible! We also discuss the idea of subjective human justice and God's Divine Justice. No cats were harmed in the making of this episode.

Feb 22, 2018

Nathan Marchand from Kaijuvision Radio joins me as we take a look at the failed attempts of deliverance from the god of destruction! There's something in the bushes... it's catzilla!

Jan 31, 2018

Emmy returns! ...and she's a total weeb! We talk about reincarnation, resurrection and reconciliation in this little gem of a show!

Jan 23, 2018

Me and Tim lay out our goals for the podcast and read listener emails!

Dec 22, 2017

Just a little fun I had with Titus the Nephew, Daphne the Niece, and Corvus the Cat.

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Dec 8, 2017

What is the meaning of life, the universe and everything? Find out in this episode as I talk to Eric Anderson and Nathan Marchand, coauthors of the book 42: Discovering Faith Through Fandom.

Nov 22, 2017

A providential guest joins me as we talk about revival and spiders! Don't get triggered! Emmy writes for

Nov 8, 2017

Ramon is back! This beautiful love story melts the heart of The Fullmetal Calvinist... and he said he didn't like romance... HA!

Oct 28, 2017

Listen in as me, Ben, Leam, and Tim talk about our experience at RamenCon 2017. Felicia makes an appearance at the very end for a memorable send off!

Oct 7, 2017

Jere and I take on the Soldats and their philosophy of sin and atonement! Who will win in this death match? Tim and Bon also drop in and give us some insight as to who or what Noir is...

Sep 20, 2017

Nerds nerding out about nerdy stuff! This is the audio of our panel at RamenCon 2017. Bex and Ben chuck candy at the attendees while they try to connect the dots between two cultures!

Sep 3, 2017

Jere and I chat with Nicholas Pokorny who is currently a missionary working in Japan with Word of Life ministries. He tells us about his shady past, his love life, and how learning English can be fun! Context context context! You can donate to his ministry at

Aug 2, 2017

Jere and I have a chat with Julia Fechter about her recent trip to Japan. She is a talented photographer, a rising journalist, and a hater of shrimp! Check out her website and her Instagram risen_son_photography

Jul 24, 2017

Tim The Husband finally makes an appearance! And it's one we'll never forget. Don't blame me if your eardrums burst!

Jul 5, 2017

Ever wondered how your parents would react to AoT? Well, I have! And in this episode you get to hear my folks' reactions to Titans and Eren's rebellious rantings! We also watched some Nozaki-kun with Bonnie, the ever critical baby sister!

Jun 7, 2017

I was welcomed onto some other shows so I put together a couple clips from those. We talk about nostalgia, scary movies, biblical confrontation, and of course, SAO. Thank you to Chase, Ramon and Zachary for having me on your shows!

May 5, 2017

Ben and I have a brainstorming session for our RamenCon panel. Can we possibly put something together? Will we ever be able to decide on a title? What is that awful groaning noise? It's Spectreman!

Apr 19, 2017

We tackle some difficult content with this one and do a bit of comparison with the 2017 release. Spoilers!

Apr 1, 2017

Is there such a thing as a Feline Otaku?

Mar 9, 2017

Ang and Jere are back to help me redeem this masterpiece!

Feb 7, 2017

We have the honor of speaking with a Japanese Christian! He tells us about his journey and shares with us what it's like to witness to the Japanese people. Check out his website

Jan 27, 2017

Guest hosts Jesse and Luke help me dissect this beast of a show. What will we find inside?

Jan 2, 2017

Ramon and I geek out with Joy the Girl from Sheologians. Will she win the coveted title Otaku Master?

Dec 27, 2016

Guest hosts Ramon and Teo from Reformed Anime Hub discuss this little gem. And as always the cats have to get in on the fun!

Dec 13, 2016

Listen in as we learn about Jeremy's passion for the Japanese people and how anime played a role!

Dec 4, 2016

Guest host? Cats invade? We finish our review of SAO!

Nov 2, 2016

Me, Ben and Leam chat about our experience at our first Anime Con. All Sailor Scouts are welcome!

Sep 1, 2016

We go through each episode, share some "squeaky" stories with each other. and reveal some biblical truths!

Jul 16, 2016

Can we find anything redeeming about this short story? Listen and find out!

Jun 28, 2016

Anj, Jere and I look at the Christian worldview portrayed in this little masterpiece!

Apr 12, 2016

Our first episode! We review King of Thorn and talk about some of the theological themes seen throughout the movie.