Animation Destination

Animation Destination

Animation Destination is an animation celebration podcast dedicated to all things animated. Western animation, anime, independent animation, voice acting and more!


November 30, 2023 107 mins

Dragon Prince Book 5 is a welcome return to form for the show! Season 4 was not covered on this program as, frankly, I didn't think it deserved to be. It was such a massive downfall in writing quality that I had to back burner that season to something that shouldn't really be celebrated. HOWEVER I can say with supreme confidence that Book 5 brings us so far back on track, this might be my favorite season of the show entirely and de...

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It's Thanksgiving and it's time we tackle the one adult cartoon that has an annual Thanksgiving episode, Bob's Burgers! We sit down and rank all 11 of the Turkey Day eps from worst to best so sit back, have a listen and let us know what we got right and what we got wrong! Toon in now!

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November 9, 2023 65 mins

Castlevania's sequel series has hit and the reviews are mixed to say the least. But are all the critiques warranted? Well lets break down what works and what doesn't work in this Powerhouse production of yet another animated video game adaptation from Netflix!

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October 19, 2023 73 mins

It's been a long time since Superman TAS and we finally get a dedicated animated series of the titular DC hero. My Adventures with Superman takes Clark back to his roots of being a true blue boy scout. He is a young man that just wants to do good. But is unsure on how to do that while learning about his origins. All supported by a flawed but empathetic Lois. Let's toon in and see how well this all works out with My Adventure's with...

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BLEACH is back for Season 2 of the 1000 Year Blood War and we've got a hell of a lot out of it. New anime exclusive scenes. A tighter script on other hanging threads that didn't really pan out in the original manga source material. Lets dive into all the twists and turns together and talk about THE ZERO SQUAD... REDEEMED!

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September 29, 2023 54 mins

Netflix has finally decided to ADVERTISE the fact that they have the best animation in the streaming age by streaming a new event called DROP 01 with a slew of anime announcements, trailers, clips and previews. It was a wonderful stream with lots of new looks at announced projects and BRAND NEW surprise announcements including 3 new series from video game franchises. Toon in now!

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September 22, 2023 70 mins

Eris is back and we're talking about The Simpsons again! Everyone's favorite sitcom family... for a time. A long time ago. Some of the greatest classic episodes come from The Simpsons. But now do we get those classic episodes 34 years later? Is it just Nostalgia nipping at our heels or is there something to this perceived drop in quality? Toon in to find out!

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September 7, 2023 68 mins

The latest Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie Mutant Mayhem has hit theatres. Let's see if this new modern take is worth the time and all the changes to the original franchises lore. Nickelodeon hasn't slowed down on this franchise but will they need a course correction after this one? Toon in now!

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August 24, 2023 105 mins

We're back baybay! Ashoka is premiering on Disney+ this week so it's best for us to cover the series that covers her post Jedi adventures here on Animation Destination. That's right it's time to talk about Star Wars Rebels. The first jump into the new Disney line of Star Wars content, how does this show hold up to the current crop of SW shows and movies? Toon and find out!

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July 27, 2023 94 mins

This week it's time we talk about Bluey the absolute phenomenon of a children's show from Australia. Probably the most brilliant, beautiful, nuanced, musically genius, artistically deep and overtly heartwarming show to ever grace the small screen. Bluey is a masterpiece of a show for all ages and worth all 7 minutes of every episode.  WARNING: This episodes contains spoilers for many episodes and the ENTIRETY of the episode "CRICK...

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July 20, 2023 62 mins

It's back baby! Anime Movie Night is here and we watch the classic NINJA SCROLL from 1993! All the crazy, bloody, adult anime that was brought over to the states, this movie was the quintessential anime viewing as a young kid to level up into adult oriented anime. Does it hold up as anything more than that? Let's find out!

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July 6, 2023 92 mins

Spy X Family was the big breakout new anime from 2022 and we finally get to talking about Season 1 on the show! We dive into the characters, the tropes, and the tiny little bits of smart situational comedy that the creator is able to capture with this crazy premise of an unconventional, heart-warming family! Toon in now!

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Demon Slayer season 3 introduces all the Upper Moons, two more Hashira in action and so much story progression that it left me spinning. What is the fate of our heroes at the end of this terrible attack and what revelations do we have at the end of these 11 episodes!? Toon in now!

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June 15, 2023 101 mins

Across the Spider-Verse is breaking records in theaters! It's the long anticipated sequel to Into the Spider-Verse and it delivers in every way a sequel should. A crazy adventure with well executed twists in the story leaving on a cliff-hanger that will leave you wanting that third movie coming as soon as possible! Toon in now!

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June 1, 2023 69 mins

Hilda is getting a third season! And we totally forgot to talk about the movie that came out literally 2 years ago... Honestly astonishing since we loved every bit of it so sit back and have a listen as we talk about this very Mother's Day kind of episode as we explore the power of a mother's love in Hilda and The Mountain King!

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May 18, 2023 93 mins

Star Wars Visions is back with a second volume and this time Disney has gone around the world to bring new ideas for amazing Star Wars shorts. We have the whole gang back together for this one to RANK ALL NINE EPISODES from worst to best! Toon in and find out which Visions are the best!

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May 5, 2023 78 mins

Mob Psycho 100 has come to a close with it's 3rd season. Join use on the AD Podcast as we break down the season and cover the hefty themes this show has tried to tackle over the course of many years we've waited for it's conclusion. It's safe to say ONE is a favorite creator of ours so Toon In and have a listen!

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April 20, 2023 65 mins

It's been one hex of a ride with The Owl House but it's time to say goodbye with a super fun (if a little rushed) finale with the episode "Watching and Dreaming." We get the exciting conclusion to the story, the final mysteries wrapped up and some epic magic battles for everyone to enjoy. Come on and toon in as we enjoy the final episode of The Owl House!

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April 13, 2023 76 mins

Our My Hero Season 6 analysis is BACK baby with a look at the second arc of the year, The Dark Deku Arc. Let's dive in to one of my favorite arcs along with one of my new favorite episodes of the season! Which episode will that be?  Was it Hawks' Origin? The introduction of Lady Nagant? You'll have to have a listen to find out! Toon in now!

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March 30, 2023 101 mins

Vox Machina is back on Prime and the Chroma Conclave arc has begun with a BANG! We talk about the Critical Role cartoon series as it continues into it's biggest storyline as this season puts the DRAGONS in Dungeons and Dragons. So Let's get to it as we talk about all the crazy happenings in Vox Machina Season 2. Toon in now!

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