That's Dope! Podcast

If it's dope, we'll talk about it!

About the show

Join Godswill Ugwa as he runs the gamut of topics to chew the fat on: anime, music, video games, fighting, politics, current events, and much more.

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  • The UnCommon Comic Book Creator w/ Tony Weaver Jr

    February 20th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 17 mins
    anime, black panther, cannon busters, comic book, cool japan, education, manga, public speaking, the uncommons, tiktok, tony weaver jr, writing, yasuke

    Tony Weaver Jr is a man of many feats: on Forbes's 30 Under 30, CEO of his own media studio, hugely successful on TikTok, and creator of The UnCommons manga, and we got to have him on our latest episode! Our talk with Tony was filled with so many dope moments that you gotta check it out

  • Godswill's Back! (From Japan)

    January 23rd, 2023  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 17 mins
    cats, chainsaw man, japan, manga, tokyo, top gun, world cup, yakuza

    Starting off 2023, Godswill and Sam catch up on the craziness of the past December! From taking care of Nami the Cat to exploring Tokyo for a month, there's a lot to hear this first episode back.

  • The Queen of the WWE

    November 28th, 2022  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 57 mins
    anime, beast gohan, dbz, demon slayer, madara, mugen train, naruto, neji, rengoku, resident evil 5, ronda roussey, sasuke, super hero, voice actors, wwe

    We were graced by the queen of the WWE, Thea Trinidad AKA Zelina Vega, and we geeked out fully about Naruto! We get to learn what she thinks about her wrestling career, why Naruto is her favorite anime, and so much more in this powerful episode

  • The Bangladeshi James Bond w/ Sy

    October 17th, 2022  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 29 mins
    crunchyroll, cyberpunk, edm, entergalatic, japan, kid cudi, kiss fm, mena, movie premiere, shirobako, the journey anime, things that fall, toei

    Special guest Sy Huq is lowkey like James Bond! This jetsetter director and producer of movies has created charities, trained in the mountains of Japan, forged international anime deals between Japan and the Middle East, and so much more. You're gonna want to hear about this cool dude!

  • The Dancing Warrior w/ Fik-Shun

    September 23rd, 2022  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 28 mins
    anime, asta, avatar, black clover, book of five rings, dancing, dragon ball z, fik-shun, katana, martial arts, naruto, one piece, power rangers, pushups, rock lee, sword, workouts, zoro

    Fik-Shun is straight up a legend that we got to bring on the podcast! A winner of So You Think You Can Dance, a katana-wielding warrior that can cut bullets in mid-air, and one of the strongest dudes out there that does 500 pushups daily, Fik-Shun also watches One Piece! This episode will get you inspired to make your dreams come true and should get you into One Piece.

  • Voicing Alchemists to Zoo Animals w/ Caitlin Glass

    September 11th, 2022  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 22 mins
    acting, adr, anime, caitlin glass, crunchyroll, disney, fma, fruits basket, fullmetal alchemist, funimation, garo, ranking of kings, voice acting

    Our special guest is a veteran voice actress and ADR director in the anime scene, Caitlin Glass! From Winry Rockbell in Fullmetal Alchemist & Haruhi Fujioka in Ouran High School Host Club to directing the latest anime on Crunchyroll, Caitlin has always been on the forefront of making the anime dub scene pop. Listen to the newest episode to see how Caitlin has grown in the field and how she continues to make anime dubs better!

  • A Genuine Guy

    May 13th, 2022  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 17 mins

    One of our favorite YouTubers, Super Eyepatch Wolf, came through on the podcast and it is a banger. Starting off with his process into how he got into his hardest hitting videos, we then get into the real nitty-gritty: which Sonic games are actually good. We get into if YouTubers are real people, what we wish we could do if we could live life again, and so much in this packed episode!

  • The Nerd Bite

    April 28th, 2022  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 46 mins
    80s movies, anime, bandai namco, evangelion, gundam, gunpla, kingdom hearts, monster hunter, teenage mutant ninja turtles, tmnt, vampybitme, xanga, zoids

    VampyBitMe joins the podcast and gets right into her favorite passions: Monster Hunter, Gundam, anime, making the nerd community better, and so much more. This episode will get you hype along with us!

  • Echo Chamber

    April 22nd, 2022  |  Season 3  |  54 mins 33 secs
    anime, black creator, black protagonist, echo chamber, manga, michiko and hatchin, publishing, samurai champloo

    Echo Chamber Productions joins the podcast to show off their American manga! Coming from black creators, Echo Chamber aims to show off black protagonists in a medium that could use more diversity. Peep the episode and peep their manga now!

  • Zen Slapper

    April 9th, 2022  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 47 mins
    ableism, alopecia, bullying, chris rock, elden ring, memento mori, oscars, oscars 2022, ps5, religion, slap, stoicism, video games, will smith

    The homies assemble to talk about the ethics of slapping offenders, the philosophy of sticking it out in Elden Ring, ableism, and death. It's a lot but a lot that you don't want to miss!

  • Feelin' Good

    March 19th, 2022  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 21 mins
    add, adhd, anime, dunning kruger, environment, get out, iq test, jordan peele, manga, movies, nope, parties, podcast, psychology, zoom

    The homies reconverge and catch up after the events of the Blanket Fort! We get deep with a smidge of waifu talk and a ton about symbolism in movies, eugenics, nature vs nurture and much more!

  • Soldier to King w/ The Black Hokage

    March 11th, 2022  |  Season 3  |  46 mins 14 secs
    anime, content creation, entertainment, fashion, g4tv, naruto, podcast, self-help, the black hokage, video games, vine, youtuber

    The Black Hokage comes through to the podcast to share how he started with making funny videos at his YMCA before YouTube started to being a full-time host on G4! The Hokage shares his wisdom from the years and this is not an episode you want to miss especially if you want to create great work as a PoC creator.

  • Phoenix w/ Minikon

    February 25th, 2022  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 3 mins
    boxing, content creation, depression, jake paul, kimmie d, minikon, sports, youtube, youtube boxing

    Minikon joins the show the world what's coming next for him! With an upcoming Pro Boxing fight on the way, hear how this YouTuber aims to reinvent himself after setbacks in 2021.

  • The Most Hated

    February 18th, 2022  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 1 min
    elon musk, jeen-yus, joe rogan, kanye west, nfts, pete davidson, physics, social media

    The Boys get back together and aren't afraid to talk about the most hated guys in the media these days: Kanye West, Elon Musk, Joe Rogan, and even NFTs! As long as you can stomach them, you'll enjoy this episode!

  • Dangerous & Dapper w/ Kin Moy

    February 10th, 2022  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 8 mins
    anime, boxing, clothing, exercise, fashion, mentorship, mma, podcast, style, weight loss

    Kin Moy of Dapper Dangerous LLC joins the podcast to show how a man can be a well-dressed warrior! Starting as an overweight, bullied kid to becoming an MMA champ to starting his own style-consulting corporation, Kin shows us how it's done and even gives Godswill a consultation on the fly!

  • Could An MMA Fighter Beat A Zombie Bear?

    January 23rd, 2022  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 5 mins
    bear attack, boxing, mma, podcast, resident evil, sparring, training, wolf attack, zombie apocalypse, zombies

    The boys get back together to start the new year with a new episode. We talk with Josh to see how ready he is for his upcoming professional MMA fight and then we ask the real questions: could he survive a zombie apocalypse with his fighting skill? It's a fun time with the squad!