Ep 7: Shin Megami Tensei (Pt 2): We Don’t Match, Therefore Die

October 19, 2016

Bryan, Evan, Paul and Fletch brave the middle of the first Shin Megami Tensei. After being nuked by the Americans, the Chaos, Law and Neutral heroes find themselves in a dreamlike world before returning to a bombed-out Tokyo, 30 years in the future. It's a land full of cults, televangelists, demons and other distasteful types, a world that can only be saved by Psycho Diving. 

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Ep 6: Shin Megami Tensei (Pt 1): Ambassador Thor Man

October 4, 2016

Our friend Fletch joins us to discuss the first official Shin Megami Tensei title. It starts out as prosaic as can be: you're a teenager in Tokyo in the early '90s. Pay no attention to the military blockades around the city, your nightmares of people being crucified, or the impending nuclear war between angels and demons.


Minisode: Digital Devil Story: Megami Tensei (OVA)

September 27, 2016

We bid Nakajima a not-so-fond farewell with a minisode devoted to the anime adaption of the Digital Devil Story novels. Expect plenty of retro-future devil summoning tech, mounds of ectoplasm, and action scenes punctuated by smooth '80s jams.


Ep 5: Megami Tensei 2 (Pt 3): Enemy of God, Turn Back Now

September 21, 2016

The Marathoners close out their journey through Digital Devil Story: Megami Tensei 2 with a trip into hell. During their travels, they visit the Mountain of Horror, find a use for god's business card, and do battle with a bald-headed deity. 


Ep 4: Megami Tensei 2 (Pt 2): Pazuzu’s Head

September 7, 2016

As they continue their journey through post-apocalyptic Tokyo, Paul, Bryan and Evan buy a zombie a cocktail, encounter a hungry statue, meet a demon named Leonard and go head-to-head with Pazuzu.


Ep 3: Megami Tensei 2 (Part 1): Hey Bael

August 23, 2016

Paul, Bryan and Evan travel to the year 199X, where demons have nuked Tokyo and Bael reigns supreme. Ensconced in a fallout shelter, they play a game of Devil Busters, battle punk zombies and discover what lies beyond their safe haven.
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Ep 2: Megami Tensei 1 (Part 2): This is not the end of demons

August 10, 2016

Paul, Bryan and Evan journey through the Sea of Flames and battle Lucifer as they finish Digital Devil Story: Megami Tensei and give their thoughts on the game that started the venerable Megaten franchise.


Episode 1: “Demons, eh?”

July 26, 2016

In this debut episode, Paul, Bryan, and Evan delve into the history of the Shin Megami Tensei series of games. They discuss the Digital Devil Story novels that inspired the franchise, and the first half of the game that started it all, Digital Devil Story: Megami Tensei.