Anna Akana is the co-owner of Runaway Planet (now named Runaway Machine) and the co-hosts of Runaway Thoughts (the podcast).
On this episode of On Purpose, I sat down with Anna Akana. Anna is an American actress, filmmaker, musician, author, and comedian. She is most known for her massive presence on YouTube. Anna’s experience losing her 13-year-old sister to suicide when she 17 taught her that ultimately age is a gift that comes with wisdom. She's destigmatizing the way we feel about mental health issues & reminding us that we are not alone and your voice matters to at-least one person. Text Jay Shetty 310-997-4177A Word From Our Sponsors:Use offer code, PURPOSE, to get a 60-day free trial. That’s 2 months FREE of no-hassle, stress-free Holiday shipping. Just visit, click on the microphone at the top of the page, and type in PURPOSE.Just for my listeners: apply now to get an additional interest rate discount The ONLY way to get this discount is to go to Lightstream dot com slash PURPOSE That’s
Anna Akana joins Deadline's Dino-Ray Ramos and Amanda N'Duka to discuss her Youtube Red series "Youth & Consequences". Produced by David Janove, music by Pete Blyth.
Caitlin and Jamie are married and they live in a house and they invite special guest Anna Akana over and everything is fine until the movie Mother! comes along and ruins everything. (This episode contains spoilers)For Bechdel bonuses, sign up for our Patreon at Follow @AnnaAkana on Twitter! While you're there, you should also follow @BechdelCast, @caitlindurante and @hamburgerphone  Learn more about your ad-choices at
On this week's KollabCast, we're joined by actress, comedian, model, and internet personality Anna Akana, along with her partner in crime Brad Gage, for a whirlwind discussion about their adventures in entertainment and creating awesome content. Along the way the crew also chats about the San Diego Asian Film Festival, Aziz Ansari's excellent new show, fake-quitting social media, our many dystopian futures, and the trials and tribulations of dealing with makeup for Asians. Follow Pacific Arts Movement @pacartsmovement  As always, send us your listener questions at This week’s intro music is provided by Kollaboration Toronto Alum Plaitwrights Subscribe to us on iTunes, Stitcher, or via our RSS feed ( Follow our guests at: Anna Akana @AnnaAkana Brad Gage @bradgage Follow our hosts at: @minjeeeezy @marvinyueh
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Aug 18th, 1989
Los Angeles, CA, USA
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6 hours, 27 minutes
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