Anime podcasts in general, with the exception of a few, are so popular that the average fan knows about it.
That’s OK though. That’s not always the goal.
That said, anime podcasts within that group are black anime podcasts. Many with a following and a committed audience.
Let’s talk about some black anime podcasts.
Some dedicated to anime, and others who “also” cover anime with other topics.
Manga Podcasts by Black Creators:
1. Cool Concept Podcast
Mikel Miles runs the Cool Concept podcast. Where he interviews creators, owners, etc, in the anime and manga space.
One example is De’Andre Moffet, the CEO of Pulse
And Inuupen, a
Mikel’s podcast is on all major platforms like Spotify.
2. Sailor Moon Fan Club
Sailor Moon Fan Club is run by Victoria L Johnson. A black woman who interviews other Sailor Moon fans on her podcast.
There’s over 40+ podcasts to date so far as of January 2021.
Guests have include employees at Viz Media, the founder of Black
3. Did You Have To? Podcast
Did You Have To? Podcast is run by LaNeysha and Kate. They started the podcast to make a space for themselves.
They talk about anime in general, and specific anime shows airing like Kakegurui in 2020. And even Hentai and Yaoi.
There’s plenty of content to get through to get familiar.
4. Suuuper Anime Podcast
Suuuper anime podcast is actually a podcast I’ve been featured on.
It’s run by Ed and Solo, where they discuss various anime shows, trends in the industry, interviews with black creators in the anime space and so much more.
At the moment people tune into their podcast from 98 countries!
5. Getting Animated
Getting Animated is hosted by Destiny-Senpai.
The anime’s focus (in her own words):
“Getting Animated was created for anime fans, young and old; for beginners to full fledged otakus. With weekly news straight from the anime industry and anime topics that will have you thinking about your favorite shows for hours.”
Destiny Senpai covers anime reviews (example is Perfect Blue or
6. Blxxk Anime
Blxxk Anime is a podcast run by 5 anime fans who are friends. All of who are into webtoons,
They share reviews of anime like Blood Blockade Battlefront, Opinion pieces on anime like Naruto, as well as “spotlight” months dedicated to creators.
They’re consistent with a few episodes every month focused on the culture.
7. The Anime Tea
The Anime Tea, unlike other traditional podcasts, is in a video style format.
A lot of her videos are of anime reviews, predictions, breakdowns, and impressions.
Posted every Wednesday and Saturday.
Other Black Anime Podcasts
There’s a Black Anime Podcast directory you can go through, with a list of dozens and dozens of podcasts by black creators.