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**New Episodes every Monday!** Join hosts dakazu, darfox8, and Seamus2389 for Manga Machinations! Our weekly manga discussions focus on introducing lots of unknown seinen(adult) manga and doing in-depth retrospective reviews of titles such as ‘A Silent Voice’, ‘Goodnight Punpun’, Tezuka Osamu’s ‘Pho…

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    414 - Dorohedoro part 7

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 25, 2022 88:00


    It's time for the penultimate episode of our Dorohedoro Retrospective! We deliberate over the major revelations and make predictions on how it will all end! We also discuss edgelord manga, Darfox catches up on Overlord, and dakazu loves Ramen Akaneko! Send us emails! mangamachinations@gmail.com  Follow us on Twitter! @mangamacpodcast Check out our website! https://mangamachinations.com Check out our YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/mangamactv Buy us a Kofi! https://ko-fi.com/mangamac Timestamps: Intro Song: “Zero Gravity” by Dono, Opening, Introductions, dakazu got a dog - 00:00:00 Listener Mail: Suggestions for the most edgelord manga - 00:02:43 Whatchu Been Reading: Transition Song: “Funkymania” by The Original Orchestra, *SPOILERS* Darfox has been watching Overlord with Overlord enthusiast Lightningbolt - 00:13:02 - dakazu is glad ANGYAMAN found success with Ramen Akaneko - 00:32:42  Next Episode Preview and Rundown: Retrospective on Dorohedoro, A complete review of Q Hayashida's violent fantasy manga about amnesiac reptilian-headed Caiman, who hunts sorcerers in a post-apocalyptic world to search for clues of his origins(covers vols. 22-23) - 00:40:02 Main Segment Retrospective: Dorohedoro, Transition Song: “Paranormal” by Jay Ray, We review Q Hayashida's violent fantasy manga about amnesiac reptilian-headed Caiman, who hunts sorcerers in a post-apocalyptic world to search for clues of his origins(covers vols. 19-21) - 00:41:13 Next Week's Topic: Dorohedoro, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Crazy for Your Love” by Orkas - 01:26:35

    413 - Dorohedoro part 6

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 18, 2022 82:10


    On this episode Darfox catches up on The Fable and dakazu checks out Keito Gaku's new series Aoba no Basuke! Then we rack our brains trying to solve the mysteries of Q Hayashida's Dorohedoro!!! Send us emails! mangamachinations@gmail.com  Follow us on Twitter! @mangamacpodcast Check out our website! https://mangamachinations.com Check out our YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/mangamactv Buy us a Kofi! https://ko-fi.com/mangamac Timestamps: 00:00:00 - Intro Song: “Zero Gravity” by Dono, Opening, Introductions, Kung fu watch party, Feliz Jueves meme 00:02:18 - Darfox will be on the This Manga is Awesome! panel at New York Comic Con 00:06:58 - Listener Mail: Congratulations for 8 years of Manga Machinations 00:10:26 - Whatchu Been Reading: Transition Song: “Funkymania” by The Original Orchestra, Darfox has been reading the rapidly releasing volumes of The Fable 00:16:43 - Morgana has been reading Ghosts and watching The Rings of Power 00:20:38 - dakazu checks out Keito Gaku's new basketball manga Aoba no Basuke 00:23:33 - Next Episode Preview and Rundown: Retrospective on Dorohedoro, A complete review of Q Hayashida's violent fantasy manga about amnesiac reptilian-headed Caiman, who hunts sorcerers in a post-apocalyptic world to search for clues of his origins(covers vols. 19-21) 00:24:10 - Main Segment Retrospective: Dorohedoro, Transition Song: “Paranormal” by Jay Ray, We review Q Hayashida's violent fantasy manga about amnesiac reptilian-headed Caiman, who hunts sorcerers in a post-apocalyptic world to search for clues of his origins(covers vols. 16-18) 01:20:36 - Next Week's Topic: Dorohedoro, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Crazy for Your Love” by Orkas

    412 - 8 Year Anniversary Guest Gaiden 12 - Horror & Hunter x Hunter with Whimsy

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 11, 2022 110:49


    We're celebrating 8 years of Manga Machinations! Joining us is YouTuber Whimsy to talk about her love of horror movies and manga! Then we have a Saikyo Selections on Hunter x Hunter by discussing the 13th Hunter Chairman Election arc!!! Follow Whimsy and check out her YouTube and Blog! Send us emails! mangamachinations@gmail.com  Follow us on Twitter! @mangamacpodcast Check out our website! https://mangamachinations.com Check out our YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/mangamactv Buy us a Kofi! https://ko-fi.com/mangamac Timestamps: Intro Song: “Are You Ready For Me Baby” by Funky Giraffe, Opening, Introductions, Similarities we share with Whimsy - 00:00:00 Learning about Whimsy's background - 00:05:13 Discussing the horror genre through videogames, movies, and manga - 00:09:46 Next Episode Preview and Rundown: Retrospective on Dorohedoro, A complete review of Q Hayashida's violent fantasy manga about amnesiac reptilian-headed Caiman, who hunts sorcerers in a post-apocalyptic world to search for clues of his origins(covers vols. 16-18) - 00:38:44 Main Segment Saikyo Selections: Hunter x Hunter, Transition Song: “It's Over” by Generation Lost, We examine Yoshihiro Togashi's epic adventure series through a *FULL-SPOILER* discussion on the 13th Hunter Chairman Election arc(covers vols. 30-32) - 00:39:03 Sharing our final thoughts - 01:43:15 Wrapping up, Next Week's Topic: Dorohedoro, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Crazy for Your Love” by Orkas - 01:46:39

    411 - Dorohedoro part 5

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 4, 2022 100:46


    On this episode Morgana finally has the long awaited 5th omnibus of The Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service, Darfox checks out Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury, and dakazu examines extreme fandom with Sachiko Takeuchi's Okkake!! Then we continue our Retrospective of Dorohedoro as thing really start getting weird!!! Send us emails! mangamachinations@gmail.com  Follow us on Twitter! @mangamacpodcast Check out our website! https://mangamachinations.com Check out our YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/mangamactv Buy us a Kofi! https://ko-fi.com/mangamac Timestamps: Intro Song: “Zero Gravity” by Dono, Opening, Introductions, Bidets and Porta Potties - 00:00:00 Whatchu Been Reading: Transition Song: “Funkymania” by The Original Orchestra, Morgana finally understands Melon from BEASTARS - 00:03:29 Omnibus 5 of The Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service has finally been released - 00:05:11 Darfox checks out the prologue episode of Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury - 00:11:01 Sachiko Takeuchi goes into various hardcore fandom with Okkake! -00:19:47 Next Episode Preview and Rundown: 8 Year Anniversary Guest Gaiden: Horror & Hunter x Hunter with Whimsy, We will be celebrating 8 years of Manga Machinations with guest YouTuber Whimsy by discussing horror movies and manga, along with the 13th Chairman Election arc from Hunter x Hunter - 00:48:56 Main Segment Retrospective: Dorohedoro, Transition Song: “Paranormal” by Jay Ray, We review Q Hayashida's violent fantasy manga about amnesiac reptilian-headed Caiman, who hunts sorcerers in a post-apocalyptic world to search for clues of his origins(covers vols. 13-15) - 00:50:22 Next Week's Topic: Horror & Hunter x Hunter, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Crazy for Your Love” by Orkas - 01:38:52

    410 - New Chapter Check-in 10 - Chainsaw Man part 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 28, 2022 60:15


    This week Darfox and dakazu are doing a long overdue New Chapter Check-in! They discuss the newest chapters and story arcs for Chainsaw Man, Black Clover, My Hero Academia, and more!!! Send us emails! mangamachinations@gmail.com  Follow us on Twitter! @mangamacpodcast Check out our website! https://mangamachinations.com Check out our YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/mangamactv Buy us a Kofi! https://ko-fi.com/mangamac Timestamps: Intro Song: “Are You Ready For Me Baby” by Funky Giraffe, Opening, Introductions - 00:00:00 Next Episode Preview and Rundown: Retrospective on Dorohedoro, A complete review of Q Hayashida's violent fantasy manga about amnesiac reptilian-headed Caiman, who hunts sorcerers in a post-apocalyptic world to search for clues of his origins(covers vols. 13-15) - 00:01:07 Main Segment New Chapter Check-in, We will be doing *FULL-SPOILER* discussions on the newest story arcs of popular manga - 00:01:41, Including: Chainsaw Man by Tatsuki Fujimoto - 00:02:27 Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero - 00:20:59 Black Clover by Yuki Tabata - 00:30:32 My Hero Academia by Kohei Horikoshi - 00:41:23 Jujutsu Kaisen by Gege Akutami - 00:52:26 Doron Dororon by Gen Osuka - 00:53:51 Quick thoughts on Sakamoto Days, Mission: Yozakura Family, and One Piece - 00:55:20 Next Week's Topic: Dorohedoro, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Crazy for Your Love” by Orkas - 00:58:28

    409 - Triple Dip 65 - Kowloon Generic Romance, Lost Lad London, Heterogenia Linguistico

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 21, 2022 69:26


    Morgana is out so the guys check out Kowloon Generic Romance, Lost Lad London, and Heterogenia Linguistico for a Yen Press Triple Dip! dakazu also read Sachiko Takeuchi‘s Thailand travelogue of Otoko ni nari Thai! Watashi no Kareshi wa moto Onna!!!! Send us emails! mangamachinations@gmail.com  Follow us on Twitter! @mangamacpodcast Check out our website! https://mangamachinations.com Check out our YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/mangamactv Buy us a Kofi! https://ko-fi.com/mangamac Timestamps: 00:00:00 -Intro Song: “Are You Ready For Me Baby” by Funky Giraffe, Opening, Introductions, Our Discord, Upcoming Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero content 00:02:34- Listener Mail: Manga we want in color 00:09:07 - Picking manga artists to redraw other manga 00:14:15 - Whatchu Been Reading: Transition Song: “Funkymania” by The Original Orchestra, Otoko ni nari Thai! Watashi no Kareshi wa moto Onna! follows Sachiko Takeuchi as she accompanies her partner to Thailand for their sex reassignment surgery 00:23:17 - Next Episode Preview and Rundown:  New Chapter Check-in, dakazu and Darfox will be going full spoilers with the newest chapters of their favorite popular manga series 00:25:00 - Main Segment Triple Dip: Heterogenia Linguistico/Lost Lad London/Kowloon Generic Romance, Transition Song: “It's Over” by Generation Lost, We read the first volume of three different Yen Press manga for discussion and to see if we'd continue reading it before picking our favorite, Including: 00:26:21 - Heterogenia Linguistico by Salt Seno 00:38:27 - Lost Lad London by Shima Shinya 00:50:19 - Kowloon Generic Romance by Jun Mayuzuki 01:06:50 - We pick our favorite out of the three manga 01:07:52 - Next Week's Topic: New Chapter Check-in, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Crazy for Your Love” by Orkas

    408 - Triple Dip 64 - Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou, Marvel's Secret Reverse, Wolverine: SNIKT!

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 14, 2022 108:23


    On this episode we answer some emails, dakazu finishes rewatching Black Clover, and Morgana is enjoying Netflix's The Sandman. Then we get into a new Triple Dip episode by examining the Marvel manga crossovers of Marvel's Secret Reverse and Wolverine: SNIKT!, along with the official release of Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou!!! Send us emails! mangamachinations@gmail.com  Follow us on Twitter! @mangamacpodcast Check out our website! https://mangamachinations.com Check out our YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/mangamactv Buy us a Kofi! https://ko-fi.com/mangamac Timestamps: Intro Song: “Are You Ready For Me Baby” by Funky Giraffe, Opening, Introductions, Elden Ring - 00:00:00  Listener Mail: Recent hobby obsessions - 00:03:42 Reading all of Jojo's Bizarre Adventure - 00:15:13 Our picks for the Fall 2022 anime season - 00:23:53 Whatchu Been Reading: Transition Song: “Funkymania” by The Original Orchestra, dakazu and his wife finished watching all 170 episodes of Black Clover - 00:32:07 Morgana and dakazu give their first impressions of Netflix's The Sandman - 00:33:31 Next Episode Preview and Rundown: Triple Dip, We will read and compare three different manga from Yen Press, including: Lost Lad London by Shima Shinya, Kowloon Generic Romance by Jun Mayuzuki, and Heterogenia Linguistico by Salt Seno - 00:40:02  Main Segment Triple Dip: Wolverine: SNIKT!/Marvel's Secret Reverse/Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou, Transition Song: “It's Over” by Generation Lost, We read the first volume of three different manga for discussion and to see if we'd continue reading it before picking our favorite,  Including: - 00:41:28 Wolverine: SNIKT! by Tsutomu Nihei - 00:42:52 Marvel's Secret Reverse by Kazuki Takahashi - 00:59:00 Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou by Hitoshi Ashinano - 01:20:08 We pick our favorite out of the three manga - 01:44:53 Next Week's Topic: Lost Lad London/Kowloon Generic Romance/Heterogenia Linguistico, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Crazy for Your Love” by Orkas - 01:46:38

    407 - Dorohedoro part 4

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 7, 2022 94:05


    Our Dorohedoro Retrospective gets wild with new revelations and major events that change everything! dakazu also talks about stray cats in Tsureneko - Maruru to Hachi and Junichiro Saito's bizarre Shit Chofu series!!! Send us emails! mangamachinations@gmail.com  Follow us on Twitter! @mangamacpodcast Check out our website! https://mangamachinations.com Check out our YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/mangamactv Buy us a Kofi! https://ko-fi.com/mangamac Timestamps: Intro Song: “Zero Gravity” by Dono, Opening, Introductions, Hang nails, A message from Lightningbolt72 - 00:00:00 Whatchu Been Reading: Transition Song: “Funkymania” by The Original Orchestra, Tsureneko - Maruru to Hachi is a manga about two cats living as strays on the streets - 00:03:12 dakazu loved the weird stories in Junichiro Saito's Shit Chofu, Shit Chofu Gangsta Story, and Shit Chofu Mystery America - 00:08:56 Next Episode Preview and Rundown: Triple Dip, We will read and compare three different manga, including: Marvel's Secret Reverseby Kazuki Takahashi, Wolverine: Snikt! by Tsutomu Nihei, and Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou by Hitoshi Ashinano - 00:11:57 Main Segment Retrospective: Dorohedoro, Transition Song: “Paranormal” by Jay Ray, We review Q Hayashida's violent fantasy manga about amnesiac reptilian-headed Caiman, who hunts sorcerers in a post-apocalyptic world to search for clues of his origins(covers vols. 10-12) - 00:15:55 Next Week's Topic: Marvel's Secret Reverse/Wolverine: Snikt!/Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Crazy for Your Love” by Orkas - 01:32:12

    406 - Dorohedoro part 3

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 31, 2022 81:56


    This week we discuss everything in BEASTARS vol. 19 and dakazu examines the Manga Up! app. Then we continue our descent into chaos with part 3 of our Dorohedoro Retrospective! Send us emails! mangamachinations@gmail.com  Follow us on Twitter! @mangamacpodcast Check out our website! https://mangamachinations.com Check out our YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/mangamactv Buy us a Kofi! https://ko-fi.com/mangamac Timestamps:  - Intro Song: “Zero Gravity” by Dono, Opening, Introductions, Joining our Discord server - 00:00:00 Whatchu Been Reading: Transition Song: “Funkymania” by The Original Orchestra, *SPOILERS* We discuss the contents of BEASTARS vol. 19 - 00:02:39 Morgana checks out the popular BL romance comic Heartstopper - 00:22:31 Square Enix's Manga Up! global app is plagued with excessive censorship and split chapters - 00:24:55 Next Episode Preview and Rundown: Retrospective on Dorohedoro, A complete review of Q Hayashida's violent fantasy manga about amnesiac reptilian-headed Caiman, who hunts sorcerers in a post-apocalyptic world to search for clues of his origins(covers vols. 10-12) - 00:34:21 Main Segment Retrospective: Dorohedoro, Transition Song: “Paranormal” by Jay Ray, We review Q Hayashida's violent fantasy manga about amnesiac reptilian-headed Caiman, who hunts sorcerers in a post-apocalyptic world to search for clues of his origins(covers vols. 7-9) - 00:34:31 Next Week's Topic: Dorohedoro, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Crazy for Your Love” by Orkas - 01:20:25

    405 - Guest Gaiden 11 - Glaeolia 3 with Emuh Ruh & zhuchka of Glacier Bay Books

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2022 174:58


    On this episode we're joined by Emuh Ruh and zhuchka from Glacier Bay Books! We'll be talking about how Glacier Bay Books got started and learn more about everything involved with being a small manga publisher! Then we do a deep dive into the contents of their newest indie comics anthology, Glaeolia 3!!! Buy books from Glacier Bay Books! Follow Emuh Ruh and zhuchka! Send us emails! mangamachinations@gmail.com  Follow us on Twitter! @mangamacpodcast Check out our website! https://mangamachinations.com Check out our YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/mangamactv Buy us a Kofi! https://ko-fi.com/mangamac Timestamps: Intro Song: “Are You Ready For Me Baby” by Funky Giraffe, Opening, Introductions - 00:00:00 Guest Interview: Learning about the origins of Glacier Bay Books - 00:03:30 Discovering and working with various manga creators - 00:17:00 Backstory behind publishing Imai Arata's F - 00:23:21 Stories about proper etiquette when communicating with Japanese companies - 00:27:38 “Bucket List” manga creators Emuh and zhuchka want to publish - 00:33:56 Discussing the issues with the lopsided support Japanese publishers give to manga creators - 00:44:18 The impact of the pandemic on printing schedules - 00:54:43 Main Segment Guest Gaiden: Glaeolia 3, Transition Song: “It's Over” by Generation Lost, *SPOILERS* We do a deep analysis of Glacier Bay Books newest indie comics anthology with Emuh Ruh & zhuchka - 01:11:38, Full-spoiler discussions on: 30th Century by Yuichi Yokoyama - 01:16:05 In the Doggsoup by Junichiro Saito - 01:21:14 Everyday Scenery by oratnir - 01:24:09 The Invisible Woman vs the Master Swindler by Tsuchika Nishimura - 01:28:01 White Dream by Isao Yamada - 01:31:26 Rain in Nakasu by Hadena Kangofu - 01:35:55 Impatient Ms. S by KOYUBI - 01:47:26 Move Forward by Konomi Oumi - 01:51:18 Specimen Room of Existence by Kotaro Mitsuhashi - 01:54:05 Baby It's You by Reiji Fukitsu - 02:01:43 New York Diaries by Akino Kondoh - 02:08:35 2⁹⁹⁹ by Nagaharu Yagi - 02:21:46 September Friends by Suzuka Komachiya - 02:29:23 Our final thoughts, Outro - 02:41:14 Next Week's Topic: Dorohedoro, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Crazy for Your Love” by Orkas - 02:53:32

    404 - Dorohedoro part 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 17, 2022 92:31


    This week we travel further into the chaos as we continue our Retrospective on Dorohedoro! We also discuss Go to Sleep (I Miss You), The Haunted Bookstore - Gateway to a Parallel Universe, the return of Chainsaw Man, and The Boys season 3!!! Send us emails! mangamachinations@gmail.com  Follow us on Twitter! @mangamacpodcast Check out our website! https://mangamachinations.com Check out our YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/mangamactv Buy us a Kofi! https://ko-fi.com/mangamac Timestamps: Intro Song: “Zero Gravity” by Dono, Opening, Introductions, Bugs and other pests - 00:00:00 Listener Mail: Characters we can't stand - 00:06:03 Whatchu Been Reading: Transition Song: “Funkymania” by The Original Orchestra, Go to Sleep (I Miss You) is a fun slice-of-life comic about new parenthood - 00:09:47 Morgana enjoyed the light novel based The Haunted Bookstore - Gateway to a Parallel Universe - 00:12:55 Darfox and dakazu gush over the return of Chainsaw Man - 00:16:53 *SPOILERS* dakazu and Darfox discuss season 3 of The Boys - 00:22:18 Next Episode Preview and Rundown: Guest Gaiden on Glaeolia 3 with Emuh Ruh and zhuchka of Glacier Bay Books - 00:31:11 Main Segment Retrospective: Dorohedoro, Transition Song: “Paranormal” by Jay Ray, We review Q Hayashida's violent fantasy manga about amnesiac reptilian-headed Caiman, who hunts sorcerers in a post-apocalyptic world to search for clues of his origins(covers vols. 4-6) - 00:32:33 Next Week's Topic: Glaeolia 3, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Crazy for Your Love” by Orkas - 01:30:45

    403 - Dorohedoro part 1

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 10, 2022 75:31


    On this episode we finally get started with our Retrospective on Q Hayashida's Dorohedoro! Join us as we examine volumes 1-3 of this dark violent fantasy! We also discuss the Uncle from Another World anime, Wytchwood, and Devils' Line II: Gyakushu!!! Send us emails! mangamachinations@gmail.com  Follow us on Twitter! @mangamacpodcast Check out our website! https://mangamachinations.com Check out our YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/mangamactv Buy us a Kofi! https://ko-fi.com/mangamac Timestamps: Intro Song: “Zero Gravity” by Dono, Opening, Introductions, Thanking our Ko-fi supporters - 00:00:00 Whatchu Been Reading: Transition Song: “Funkymania” by The Original Orchestra, Darfox and dakazu are excited for the start of the Uncle from Another World anime - 00:01:30 Morgana has been busy playing her new favorite game Wytchwood - 00:06:21 00:10:19 - dakazu is happy to report that Devils' Line II: Gyakushu is more Devils' Line - 00:10:19 Next Episode Preview and Rundown: Retrospective on Dorohedoro, A complete review of Q Hayashida's violent fantasy manga about amnesiac reptilian-headed Caiman, who hunts sorcerers in a post-apocalyptic world to search for clues of his origins(covers vols. 4-6) - 00:15:35 Main Segment Retrospective: Dorohedoro, Transition Song: “Paranormal” by Jay Ray, We review Q Hayashida's violent fantasy manga about amnesiac reptilian-headed Caiman, who hunts sorcerers in a post-apocalyptic world to search for clues of his origins(covers vols. 1-3) - 00:17:09 Next Week's Topic: Dorohedoro, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Crazy for Your Love” by Orkas - 01:13:59

    402 - One Shot 52 - Our Colors

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 3, 2022 82:19


    Join us for an encore episode of Pride and Panels this week! We're doing a One Shot on Gengoroh Tagame's new release, Our Colors! Also Morgana checked out Weeaboo, Darfox continues following RuriDragon, and dakazu loved Boku to Kowasareta Hatsukoi!!! Send us emails! mangamachinations@gmail.com  Follow us on Twitter! @mangamacpodcast Check out our website! https://mangamachinations.com Check out our YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/mangamactv Buy us a Kofi! https://ko-fi.com/mangamac Timestamps: Intro Song: “Marshmallow” by Fassounds, Opening, Introductions, Afterbirth - 00:00:00 Whatchu Been Reading: Transition Song: “Funkymania” by The Original Orchestra, Morgana has feedback for Episode 401 - 00:02:08 Morgana can relate to the 90′s anime/manga fandom in Weeaboo - 00:04:52 Morgana reports about her experience attending the 2022 American Library Association Annual Conference - 00:10:48 Darfox and dakazu discuss the big popularity of RuriDragon - 00:14:13 dakazu loved Nijibashiri's bittersweet memoir Boku to Kowasareta Hatsukoi - 00:21:16 Next Episode Preview and Rundown: Retrospective on Dorohedoro, A complete review of Q Hayashida's violent fantasy manga about amnesiac reptilian-headed Caiman, who hunts sorcerers in a post-apocalyptic world to search for clues of his origins(covers vols. 1-3) - 00:28:23 Main Segment One Shot: Our Colors, Transition Song: “Come to My Summer Dreams” by Alex Makemusic, We review Gengoroh Tagame's book about a closeted gay teenager who's world changes when he meets an openly gay man - 00:29:24 Next Week's Topic: Dorohedoro, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Crazy for Your Love” by Orkas - 01:20:53

    401 - Triple Dip 63 - New York, New York, Catch These Hands!, I Want to be a Wall

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 83:36


    Morgana is out this week but she left us a great selection of books from Yen Press to read for Pride and Panels! Here's our Triple Dip on New York, New York, Catch These Hands!, and I Want to be a Wall! Also, Darfox saw Fruits Basket: Prelude and dakazu read the continuation of Berserk!!! Send us emails! mangamachinations@gmail.com  Follow us on Twitter! @mangamacpodcast Check out our website! https://mangamachinations.com Check out our YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/mangamactv Buy us a Kofi! https://ko-fi.com/mangamac Timestamps: Intro Song: “Marshmallow” by Fassounds, Opening, Introductions, Work that went into video podcast of episode 400 - 00:00:00 Listener Mail: Rereading manga/books and crying bitch boys - 00:02:17 Whatchu Been Reading: Transition Song: “Funkymania” by The Original Orchestra, Darfox took a trip to go see the Fruits Basket: Prelude movie - 00:16:25 dakazu can't help but feel some disappointment with the new chapters of Berserk - 00:27:12 dakazu and his wife have hit filler episodes of Black Clover - 00:33:14 Next Episode Preview and Rundown: One Shot on Our Colors, We will review Gengoroh Tagame's book about a closeted gay teenager who's world changes when he meets an openly gay man - 00:37:23 Main Segment Triple Dip: Catch These Hands!/New York, New York/I Want to be a Wall, Transition Song: “Come to My Summer Dreams” by Alex Makemusic, We read the first volume of three different Yen Press LGBTQ+ manga for discussion and to see if we'd continue reading it before picking our favorite - 00:38:32 Including: Catch These Hands! by murata - 00:40:01 New York, New York by Marimo Ragawa - 00:47:39 I Want to be a Wall by Honami Shirono - 01:06:21 We pick our favorite out of the three manga - 01:20:24 Next Week's Topic: Our Colors, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Crazy for Your Love” by Orkas - 01:22:00

    400 - Manga in Motion 56 - Doukyusei -Classmates-

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 88:30


    Welcome to our very special 400th episode! To celebrate, we've recorded a video version! Watch us show off our physical media! Also, we continue our Pride and Panels celebration of Pride Month by reviewing the Doukyusei -Classmates- BL anime film! Watch the video version here! Send us emails! mangamachinations@gmail.com  Follow us on Twitter! @mangamacpodcast Check out our website! https://mangamachinations.com Check out our YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/mangamactv Buy us a Kofi! https://ko-fi.com/mangamac Timestamps: Intro Song: “Marshmallow” by Fassounds, Opening, Introductions, Our 1st ever video podcast - 00:00:00 Showing off various tchotchkes in our rooms - 00:02:40 Random discussion on Four Loko and other alcoholic beverages - 00:12:17 Whatchu Been Reading: Morgana shows off her copies of STRAY, THRESHOLD, and FASTER from Bulgilhan Press - 00:15:26 Darfox was gifted femme fatale: The Art of Shuzo Oshimi - 00:21:52 Darfox derails us with his collection of Hong Kong movies - 00:26:14 Seamus shows off his copies of The Strange Tale of Panorama Island, Red Flowers, and Children of Mu-Town - 00:27:46 dakazu shows off his copies of The Mermaid and the Prince and From This Flame - 00:29:55 Reading Zeikin de Katta Hon prompts dakazu to ask Darfox questions about working at a library - 00:31:02 Seamus leads the charge for borrowing books from the library - 00:40:58 Next Episode Preview and Rundown: Triple Dip, We will read the first volume of three different LGBTQ+ themed Yen Press manga, including: I Want to be a Wall by Honomi Shirono, New York, New York by Marimo Ragawa, and Catch These Hands! by murata - 00:43:46 Main Segment Main Segment Manga in Motion: Doukyusei -Classmates-, Transition Song: “Come to My Summer Dreams” by Alex Makemusic, We review the 2016 anime film adaptation of Asumiko Nakamura's popular BL series that is directed by Shouko Nakamura - 00:46:00 Reflecting on 400 episodes of Manga Machinations - 01:23:28 Next Week's Topic: I Want to be a Wall/New York, New York/Catch These Hands!, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Crazy for Your Love” by Orkas - 01:25:58

    399 - Twiple Dip 4 - 10 Dance, Classmates: sotsu gyo sei, Dick Fight Island

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 79:24


    Our celebration of Pride Month continues! Pride and Panels takes a turn for the perverse as we revisit 10 Dance, Classmates, and Dick Fight Island for a Twiple Dip! Darfox also talks about the brand new RuriDragon, dakazu shares the movie loving Ikari no Roadshow, and the gang discuss the continuation of Berserk!!! Send us emails! mangamachinations@gmail.com  Follow us on Twitter! @mangamacpodcast Check out our website! https://mangamachinations.com Check out our YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/mangamactv Buy us a Kofi! https://ko-fi.com/mangamac Timestamps: 00:00:00 - Intro Song: “Marshmallow” by Fassounds, Opening, Introductions, Teasing episode 400 00:01:19 - Listener Mail: The manga we want rereleased 00:06:33 - Whatchu Been Reading: Transition Song: “Funkymania” by The Original Orchestra, Darfox checks out the new Weekly Shonen Jump series RuriDragon 00:14:58 - We discuss the announcement for the continuation of Berserk 00:27:59 - Ikari no Roadshow is about Western blockbuster loving nerds 00:36:15 - Next Episode Preview and Rundown: Manga in Motion on Doukyusei -Classmates-, We will review the 2016 anime film adaptation of Asumiko Nakamura's popular BL series that is directed by Shouko Nakamura 00:37:23 - Main Segment Triple Dip: Dick Fight Island Vol. 2/10 Dance Vol. 2/Classmates Vol. 2: sotsu gyo sei, Transition Song: “Come to My Summer Dreams” by Alex Makemusic, We revisit a previous LGBTQ+ Triple Dip selection and read the next volume for discussion and to see if we'd continue reading it before picking our favorite of the three, Including: 00:38:23 - Dick Fight Island Vol. 2 by Reibun Ike 00:52:27 - 10 Dance Vol. 2 by Inouesatoh 01:03:09 - Classmates Vol. 2: sotsu gyo sei by Asumiko Nakamura 01:16:32 - We pick our favorite out of the three manga 01:17:44 - Next Week's Topic: Doukyusei -Classmates-, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Crazy for Your Love” by Orkas

    398 - Triple Dip 62 - Bad Boys, Happy Home, A White Rose in Bloom, Banana Fish

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 5, 2022 93:34


    Happy Pride Month everyone! Just like last year, we're dedicating our episodes in June to LGBTQ+ manga/anime! This year we're calling it Pride and Panels! We're starting with a Triple Dip on Bad Boys, Happy Home, A White Rose in Bloom, and Banana Fish! We also discuss Overlord, Black Clover, Me & Roboco, JUMBO MAX, and SPY x FAMILY!!! Send us emails! mangamachinations@gmail.com  Follow us on Twitter! @mangamacpodcast Check out our website! https://mangamachinations.com Check out our YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/mangamactv Buy us a Kofi! https://ko-fi.com/mangamac Timestamps: Intro Song: “Marshmallow” by Fassounds, Opening, Introductions, Blood type personality, Astrology - 00:00:00  Whatchu Been Reading: Transition Song: “Funkymania” by The Original Orchestra, Darfox goes galaxy brain after watching Overlord - 00:05:38 dakazu and his wife finally reached episode 63 of Black Clover - 00:17:54 Me & Roboco is surprisingly wholesome and has the best parody covers - 00:20:17 JUMBO MAX is a crime drama about a pharmacist who recreates a super erectile disfunction drug - 00:24:17 Morgana started watching SPY x FAMILY- 00:33:51 Next Episode Preview and Rundown: Twiple Dip, We will revisit three Triple Dip picks and read the second volume, Including: Dick Fight Island Vol. 2 by Reibun Ike, Classmates Vol. 2: Sotsu gyo sei by Asumiko Nakamura, and 10 Dance Vol. 2 by Inouesatoh - 00:38:51 Main Segment Triple Dip: Bad Boys, Happy Home/Banana Fish/A White Rose in Bloom, Transition Song: “Come to My Summer Dreams” by Alex Makemusic, We read the first volume of three different LGBTQ+ manga for discussion and to see if we'd continue reading it before picking our favorite, - 00:39:41 Including: Bad Boys, Happy Home by SHOOWA & Hiromasa Okujima - 00:40:55 Banana Fish by Akimi Yoshida - 00:58:45 A White Rose in Bloom by Asumiko Nakamura - 01:17:10 We pick our favorite out of the three manga - 01:29:06 Next Week's Topic: Dick Fight Island Vol. 2/Classmates Vol. 2: Sotsu gyo sei/10 Dance Vol. 2, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Crazy for Your Love” by Orkas - 01:31:56

    397 - Manga in Motion 55 - Nicky Larson

    Play Episode Listen Later May 29, 2022 101:28


    For the final installment of our City Hunter Multimedia Retrospective we're joined by our friend Dawn from the Anime Nostalgia Podcast to discuss the 2018 French action comedy Nicky Larson! We also have spoiler-talk for volume 18 of BEASTARS and impressions on the new Star Wars: Mandalorian and Star Wars: Visions manga!!! Listen to the Anime Nostalgia Podcast and follow Dawn! Send us emails! mangamachinations@gmail.com  Follow us on Twitter! @mangamacpodcast Check out our website! https://mangamachinations.com Check out our YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/mangamactv Buy us a Kofi! https://ko-fi.com/mangamac Timestamps: 00:00:00 - Intro Song: “Crime Scene'” by DoGBeaT, Opening, Introductions 00:00:54 - Whatchu Been Reading: Transition Song: “Funkymania” by The Original Orchestra, Dawn has been reading Oshi no Ko, Goodbye, Eri, Akira Toriyama's Manga Theater, Town of Pigs, and Bad Boys, Happy Home 00:05:14 - *SPOILERS* We discuss the contents of BEASTARS volume 18 00:26:10 - dakazu checked out the manga adaptations of Star Wars: Visions and Star Wars: Mandalorian 00:34:55 - Next Episode Preview and Rundown: Triple Dip, We will read the first volume of three different LGBTQ+ themed manga, including: A White Rose in Bloom by Asumiko Nakamura, Bad Boys, Happy Home by Nobuyuki Fukumoto, and Banana Fish by Akimi Yoshida 00:36:51 - Main Segment Manga in Motion: Nicky Larson, Transition Song: “Sunset Ride” by HVRDVR, we review the 2018 French action comedy that is directed by and starring Philippe Lacheau 01:38:51 - Next Week's Topic: A White Rose in Bloom/Bad Boys, Happy Home/Banana Fish, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Crazy for Your Love” by Orkas

    396 - Manga in Motion 54 - City Hunter Anime

    Play Episode Listen Later May 22, 2022 94:29


    For part 3 of our City Hunter Multimedia Retrospective, we watch the original 1987 anime! dakazu also discusses his discomfort with reading Hokuou Kizoku to Moukinzuma no Yukiguni Karigurashi and his excitement reading Taeko Uzuki's Minato Machi Blues!!! Send us emails! mangamachinations@gmail.com  Follow us on Twitter! @mangamacpodcast Check out our website! https://mangamachinations.com Check out our YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/mangamactv Buy us a Kofi! https://ko-fi.com/mangamac Timestamps: 00:00:00 - Intro Song: “Crime Scene'” by DoGBeaT, Opening, Introductions 00:01:02 - Listener Mail: Revisiting the live-action Battle Royale movie 00:11:24- Whatchu Been Reading: Transition Song: “Funkymania” by The Original Orchestra, Morgana read BEASTARS volume 18 but Darfox didn't 00:12:53 - Indigenous characters in Hokuou Kizoku to Moukinzuma no Yukiguni Karigurashi made dakazu uncomfortable 00:24:29 - Minato Machi Blues is part 3 of Taeko Uzuki's autobiographical Ningen Karimenchu series 00:28:55 - Next Episode Preview and Rundown: Manga in Motion on Nicky Larson, we will review the 2018 French action comedy that is directed by and starring Philippe Lacheau 00:30:50 - Main Segment Saikyo Selections: City Hunter Anime, Transition Song: “Sunset Ride” by HVRDVR, we will review the original 1987 anime adaptation directed by Kenji Kodama (covers episodes 1-6) 01:33:05 - Next Week's Topic: Nicky Larson, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Crazy for Your Love” by Orkas

    395 - Manga in Motion 53 - Jackie Chan's City Hunter

    Play Episode Listen Later May 15, 2022 84:39


    This week dakazu talks about Our Flag Means Death being BL, more series from Manga Planet Library, and Jiro Matsumoto's Ichigeki and beautiful place! Then it's time for Part 2 of our City Hunter Multimedia Retrospective where we examine the Chinese action comedy film City Hunter starring Jackie Chan!!! Send us emails! mangamachinations@gmail.com  Follow us on Twitter! @mangamacpodcast Check out our website! https://mangamachinations.com Check out our YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/mangamactv Buy us a Kofi! https://ko-fi.com/mangamac Timestamps: 00:00:00 - Intro Song: “Crime Scene'” by DoGBeaT, Opening, Introductions 00:01:48 - Whatchu Been Reading: Transition Song: “Funkymania” by The Original Orchestra, dakazu knows why Morgana likes the very BL pirate show Our Flag Means Death 00:07:01 - dakazu was busy reading GAIRA - Confidential Records of Mythical Beasts and Doctor Mordrid and Chilling Messages from Manga Planet Library 00:11:37 - dakazu finished Jiro Matsumoto's Ichigeki 00:14:42 - beautiful place is another Jiro Matsumoto manga 00:25:16 - Next Episode Preview and Rundown: Manga in Motion on City Hunter, we will review the original 1987 anime adaptation 00:26:46 - Main Segment Saikyo Selections: Jackie Chan's City Hunter, Transition Song: “Sunset Ride” by HVRDVR, we review the 1993 Chinese action comedy film adaptation directed by Wong Jing and starring Jackie Chan 01:22:56 - Next Week's Topic: City Hunter, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Crazy for Your Love” by Orkas

    394 - Saikyo Selections 15 - City Hunter

    Play Episode Listen Later May 8, 2022 138:49


    Welcome to the start of our Multimedia Retrospective on City Hunter! Throughout the rest of this month of May we'll be looking at various iterations of the girl chasing private detective, Ryo Saeba! For this first episode we will be examining the original manga and the various spinoffs by Tsukasa Hojo! And  stay tuned after the episode for a bonus spoiler discussion on The Batman!!! Send us emails! mangamachinations@gmail.com  Follow us on Twitter! @mangamacpodcast Check out our website! https://mangamachinations.com Check out our YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/mangamactv Buy us a Kofi! https://ko-fi.com/mangamac Timestamps: 00:00:00 - Intro Song: “Crime Scene'” by DoGBeaT, Opening, Introductions, Darfox is busy from being too handsome 00:03:55 - Listener Mail: Our favorite “Haha” podcast moments 00:10:12 - Whatchu Been Reading: Transition Song: “Funkymania” by The Original Orchestra, Morgana wants listeners to check out Lost Lad London and Let's Go Karaoke! 00:13:28 - *SPOILERS* Darfox read Oshi no Ko and enjoyed it 00:24:37 - dakazu thinks Koyoharu Gotouge could comfortably retire from the weekly manga grind 00:26:08 - Black Clover continues to be an inconsistent mess of animation quality for dakazu 00:27:37 - dakazu's wife was bothered by some occasional mispronounced Italian in Ristorante Paradiso 00:31:56 - Next Episode Preview and Rundown: Manga in Motion on City Hunter, we will review the 1993 Chinese action comedy film adaptation directed by Wong Jing and starring Jackie Chan 00:33:36 - Main Segment Saikyo Selections: City Hunter, Transition Song: “Sunset Ride” by HVRDVR, we examine the beginning of City Hunter by Tsukasa Hojo for review and we discuss the various adjacent manga series of Cat's Eye and Angel Heart 01:32:01 - Next Week's Topic: City Hunter, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Crazy for Your Love” by Orkas 01:33:40 - Bonus spoiler-talk about The Batman

    393 - Triple Dip 61 - The Legend of the Strongest, Kurosawa!, Sunrise Snack Bar, Ragna Chronicle

    Play Episode Listen Later May 1, 2022 99:35


    Seamus is back so we're doing a Triple Dip based on series from Manga Planet Library! We'll be checking out The Legend of the Strongest, Kurosawa!, Sunrise Snack Bar, and Ragna Chronicles! We also discuss My Summer of You, Fujimoto Tatsuki Tanpenshuu, and the end of Golden Kamuy and Chi. ~Chikyu no Undou ni Tsuite~!!! Send us emails! mangamachinations@gmail.com  Follow us on Twitter! @mangamacpodcast Check out our website! https://mangamachinations.com Check out our YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/mangamactv Buy us a Kofi! https://ko-fi.com/mangamac Timestamps: 00:00:00 - Intro Song: “Are You Ready For Me Baby” by Funky Giraffe, Opening, Introductions, Special guest star Seamus 00:02:17 - Whatchu Been Reading: Transition Song: “Funkymania” by The Original Orchestra, Morgana checks out the BL My Summer of You 00:03:28 - The intricate art of Jeremy Bastian shines in Cursed Pirate Girl 00:09:12 - Reading Leonard Cohen reminded Morgana of seeing him in concert 00:12:47 - Darfox saw The Batman and takes us on a random tangent to video games 00:21:31 - dakazu enjoyed the endings of Golden Kamuy and Chi. ~Chikyu no Undou ni Tsuite~ 00:24:10 - dakazu loved learning about Tatsuki Fujimoto's through his short story collections Fujimoto Tatsuki Tanpenshuu  00:29:46 - Next Episode Preview and Rundown: Saikyo Selection on City Hunter, We will examine various iterations of the popular action comedy series, starting with the original manga by Tsukasa Hojo 00:34:16 - Main Segment Triple Dip: Sunrise Snack Bar/Ragna Chronicles/The Legend of the Strongest, Kurosawa!, Transition Song: “It's Over” by Generation Lost, We read the first volume of three different series from Manga Planet Library for discussion and to see if we'd continue reading it before picking our favorite, Including: 00:42:13 - Sunrise Snack Bar by Rena Yamamoto 00:57:23 - Ragna Chronicles by Masaya Hokazono 01:11:40 - The Legend of the Strongest, Kurosawa! by Nobuyuki Fukumoto 01:34:13 - We pick our favorite out of the three manga 01:37:54 - Next Week's Topic: City Hunter, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Crazy for Your Love” by Orkas

    392 - Morgana's Manga Makeup 4 - The Fable, Crocodile Baron, Gambling Apocalypse Kaiji

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 24, 2022 106:27


    This week dakazu and his wife have been watching SPY X FAMILY, Komi Can't Communicate, and Black Clover! He also finds a contender for best manga of the year with Kujima Utaeba Ie Hororo! Then launch into a very Darfox-centric edition of Morgana's Manga Makeup by revisiting The Fable, Crocodile Baron, and Gambling Apocalypse Kaiji!!! Send us emails! mangamachinations@gmail.com  Follow us on Twitter! @mangamacpodcast Check out our website! https://mangamachinations.com Check out our YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/mangamactv Buy us a Kofi! https://ko-fi.com/mangamac Timestamps: 00:00:00 - Intro Song: “Are You Ready For Me Baby” by Funky Giraffe, Opening, Introductions, New Let's Play video on our YouTube channel 00:01:44 - Listener Mail: Our picks for anime reboots, adaptations, and flops 00:21:54 - Whatchu Been Reading: Transition Song: “Funkymania” by The Original Orchestra, dakazu's wife had the same reaction as the viral TikTok on SPY X FAMILY 00:26:24 - The problematic side characters in Komi Can't Communicate make it hard to enjoy 00:29:44 - dakazu forgot how stretched out the beginning of Black Clover was 00:33:41 - dakazu fell in love with the quirky yet wholesome vibe of Kujima Utaeba Ie Hororo 00:41:54 - Next Episode Preview and Rundown: Triple Dip, We will read the first volume of three different manga from Manga Planet to pick our favorite, including: Sunrise Snack Bar by Rena Yamamoto, The Legend of the Strongest, Kurosawa! by Nobuyuki Fukumoto, and Ragna Chronicles by Masaya Hokazono 00:42:51 - Main Segment Morgana's Manga Makeup: Gambling Apocalypse Kaiji/The Fable/Crocodile Baron, Transition Song: “It's Over” by Generation Lost, Morgana will read manga previously covered on Manga Machinations before she joined, including: 00:44:13 - Gambling Apocalypse Kaiji by Nobuyuki Fukumoto 01:15:19 - The Fable by Katsuhisa Minami 01:29:52 - Crocodile Baron by Takuya Okada 01:42:14 - Morgana picks her favorite of the three manga 01:44:55 - Next Week's Topic: Sunrise Snack Bar/The Legend of the Strongest, Kurosawa!/Ragna Chronicles, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Crazy for Your Love” by Orkas

    391 - Blue Giant part 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 17, 2022 118:50


    On this episode we preview Doomsday Cleaning, Darfox and dakazu talk about Chinese splatter film Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky, and they praise Tatsuki Fujimoto's latest one shot Goodbye, Eri! Then we wrap up our Retrospective on Shinichi Ishizuka's jazz manga Blue Giant!!! Send us emails! mangamachinations@gmail.com  Follow us on Twitter! @mangamacpodcast Check out our website! https://mangamachinations.com Check out our YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/mangamactv Buy us a Kofi! https://ko-fi.com/mangamac Timestamps: 00:00:00 - Intro Song: “Jazz it Up” by Wesly Thomas, Opening, Introductions 00:01:19 - Listener Mail: Our recommendations for comedy manga and our favorite comedic manga moments 00:15:14 - Whatchu Been Reading: Transition Song: “Funkymania” by The Original Orchestra, We love the beautifully drawn post-apocalypse short story of Doomsday Cleaning 00:19:18 - Chinese cult film Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky is a surprisingly faithful adaptation of the manga 00:30:06 - *SPOILERS* Darfox and dakazu rave over Tatsuki Fujimoto's Goodbye, Eri 00:42:44 - Next Episode Preview and Rundown: Morgana's Manga Makeup, Morgana will read manga previously covered on Manga Machinations before she joined, including: The Fable by Katsuhisa Minami, Gambling Apocalypse Kaiji by Nobuyuki Fukumoto, and Crocodile Baron by Takuya Okada 00:44:23 - Main Segment Retrospective: Blue Giant, Transition Song: “A Sophisticated Place” by John Van Houdt, We review Shinichi Ishizuka's jazz manga about Dai and his journey to become the greatest saxophone player in the world(covers omnibuses vols. 7-10) 01:57:21 - Next Week's Topic: The Fable/Gambling Apocalypse Kaiji/Crocodile Baron, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Crazy for Your Love” by Orkas

    390 - Blue Giant part 1

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 10, 2022 96:35


    This week we start our Retrospective on Shinichi Ishizuka's jazz manga Blue Giant! We discuss its blend of kinetic line art with the romanticization of the power of music! Also Darfox8 finishes Steven Universe and dakazu learns about the eccentric folk band Tama in "Tama” to Iu Fune ni Notteita!!! Send us emails! mangamachinations@gmail.com  Follow us on Twitter! @mangamacpodcast Check out our website! https://mangamachinations.com Check out our YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/mangamactv Buy us a Kofi! https://ko-fi.com/mangamac Timestamps: 00:00:00 - Intro Song: “Jazz it Up” by Wesly Thomas, Opening, Introductions, Morgana's Birthday, Upcoming YouTube videos 00:02:27 - Listener Mail: Issues with Comixology only being available through American Amazon 00:08:16 - Whatchu Been Reading: Transition Song: “Funkymania” by The Original Orchestra, *SPOILERS* Darfox reflects on great songs and anime references after finishing Steven Universe 00:22:44 - Morgana has been busy crocheting  00:24:41 - "Tama” to Iu Fune ni Notteita covers the origins of the eccentric band Tama through a Fujiko Fujio art style 00:31:54 - Next Episode Preview and Rundown: Retrospective on Blue Giant, We will finish our review of Shinichi Ishizuka's manga drama about a young man's journey to become the greatest saxophone player in the world(covers omnibuses vols. 7-10) 00:32:14 - Main Segment Retrospective: Blue Giant, Transition Song: “A Sophisticated Place” by John Van Houdt, We review Shinichi Ishizuka's jazz manga about Dai and his journey to become the greatest saxophone player in the world(covers omnibuses vols. 1-6) 01:34:46 - Next Week's Topic: Blue Giant, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Crazy for Your Love” by Orkas

    389 - One Shot 51 - My Wandering Warrior Existence with Jocelyne Allen

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 3, 2022 63:15


    Translator Jocelyne Allen returns to Manga Machinations to talk about My Wandering Warrior Existence! Join us as we discuss Nagata Kabi's newest book that explores what it is to love and be loved!!! Follow Jocelyne on Twitter and visit her website! Send us emails! mangamachinations@gmail.com  Follow us on Twitter! @mangamacpodcast Check out our website! https://mangamachinations.com Check out our YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/mangamactv Buy us a Kofi! https://ko-fi.com/mangamac Timestamps: 00:00:00 - Intro Song: “Are You Ready For Me Baby” by Funky Giraffe, Opening, Introductions 00:02:02 - Next Episode Preview and Rundown: Retrospective on Blue Giant, A complete review of Shinichi Ishizuka's manga drama about a young man's journey to become the greatest saxophone player in the world(covers omnibuses vols. 1-6) 00:03:04 - Main Segment One Shot: My Wandering Warrior Existence, Transition Song: “It's Over” by Generation Lost, We review Nagata Kabi's book where she embarks on a journey to seek love and happiness 01:01:48 - Next Week's Topic: Blue Giant, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Crazy for Your Love” by Orkas 

    388 - One Shot 50 - Secretly, I've Been Suffering About Being Sexless

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 27, 2022 67:17


    Morgana is away this episode so the guys take advantage to talk about Secretly, I've Been Suffering About Being Sexless by Togame from Yen Press! They also discuss disliked tropes in fiction and dakazu talks about sci-fi series Wakusei Closet and Atmosphere!!! Send us emails! mangamachinations@gmail.com  Follow us on Twitter! @mangamacpodcast Check out our website! https://mangamachinations.com Check out our YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/mangamactv Buy us a Kofi! https://ko-fi.com/mangamac Timestamps: 00:00:00 -Intro Song: “Are You Ready For Me Baby” by Funky Giraffe, Opening, Introductions 00:00:51- Listener Mail: Our liked and disliked tropes in comics and fiction 00:31:24 - Whatchu Been Reading: Transition Song: “Funkymania” by The Original Orchestra, dakazu was impressed with the effective body horror in Wakusei Closet 00:35:40 - *SPOILERS* Daisuke Nishijima's Atmosphere is a story about doppelgangers that leads to a surprising funny conclusion 00:41:59 - Next Episode Preview and Rundown: One Shot on My Wandering Warrior Existence with Jocelyne Allen, Translator Jocelyne Allen will join us to discuss Nagata Kabi's newest book about her journey to find love and happiness 00:43:10 - Main Segment One Shot: Secretly, I've Been Suffering About Being Sexless, Transition Song: “It's Over” by Generation Lost, We will review Togame's memoir about her struggles being in a sexless marriage 01:05:40 - Next Week's Topic: My Wandering Warrior Existence, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Crazy for Your Love” by Orkas

    387 - Triple Dip 60 - Is Kichijoji the Only Place to Live?, Queen Emeraldas, Manga Diary of a Male Porn Star

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 20, 2022 122:44


    On this episode we discuss BEASTARS vol. 17, Kazuhiro Fujita's new Black Museum series, and the end of Dr. STONE! Then it's time for a truly eclectic Triple Dip with Is Kichijoji, the Only Place to Live?, Manga Diary of a Male Porn Star, and Queen Emeraldas!!! Send us emails! mangamachinations@gmail.com  Follow us on Twitter! @mangamacpodcast Check out our website! https://mangamachinations.com Check out our YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/mangamactv Buy us a Kofi! https://ko-fi.com/mangamac Timestamps: 00:00:00 - Intro Song: “Are You Ready For Me Baby” by Funky Giraffe, Opening, Introductions 00:00:41 - Shout-out to Philip for being a Generous Manga Head 00:02:09 - Whatchu Been Reading: Transition Song: “Funkymania” by The Original Orchestra, *SPOILERS* We discuss the contents of BEASTARS vol. 17 00:23:05 - In Kazuhiro Fujita's new Black Museum series Mikazuki yo, Kaibutsu to Odore, the main character is Mary Shelley  00:26:07 - The end of Dr. STONE had created another void in the Weekly Shonen Jump lineup 00:35:14 - Next Episode Preview and Rundown: One Shot on Secretly, I've Been Suffering About Being Sexless, We will review Togame's memoir about her struggles being in a sexless marriage 00:37:10 - Main Segment Guest Gaiden: Is Kichijoji the Only Place to Live?/Manga Diary of a Male Porn Star/Queen Emeraldas, Transition Song: “It's Over” by Generation Lost, We read the first volume of three different manga for discussion and to see if we'd continue reading it before picking our favorite, Including: 00:37:59 - Is Kichijoji the Only Place to Live? by Makihirochi 00:56:20 - *CONTENT WARNING*(Sexual themes) Manga Diary of a Male Porn Star by Kaeruno Elefante 01:25:31 - Queen Emeraldas by Leiji Matsumoto 01:50:13 - *SPOILERS* Queen Emeraldas 01:59:34 - We pick our favorite out of the three manga 02:01:15 - Next Week's Topic: Secretly, I've Been Suffering About Being Sexless, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Crazy for Your Love” by Orkas

    386 - Guest Gaiden 10 - Children's Manga with Matt Haasch

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 13, 2022 84:55


    This week's Matt Haasch is back to talk about upcoming releases from Star Fruit Books and his love of children's manga! We discuss and compare Super Mario Manga Mania, Kirby Manga Mania, and Nicola Traveling Around the Demons' World!!! Follow Matt Haasch and buy manga from Star Fruit Books! Send us emails! mangamachinations@gmail.com  Follow us on Twitter! @mangamacpodcast Check out our website! https://mangamachinations.com Check out our YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/mangamactv Buy us a Kofi! https://ko-fi.com/mangamac Timestamps: 00:00:00 - Intro Song: “Are You Ready For Me Baby” by Funky Giraffe, Opening, Introductions 00:02:26 - Matt talks about the difficulties of trying to get manga printed during current printer backlogs and supply-chain issues 00:04:05 - Matt plans on releasing more horror manga like The Horrors of Noroi Michiru and TATARISM under a new horror imprint 00:07:56 - Matt shares his decision to start his manga magazine Comic Bright 00:15:03 - Darfox has a question about the factors that determine the release schedule of digital vs. print editions 00:21:58 - Next Episode Preview and Rundown: Triple Dip, We will read the first volume of three different manga to pick our favorite, including: Queen Emeraldas by Leiji Matsumoto, Is Kichijoji the Only Place to Live? by Makihirochi, and Manga Diary of a Male Porn Star by Kaeruno Erefante 00:23:39 - Main Segment Guest Gaiden: Super Mario Manga Mania/Kirby Manga Mania/Nicola Traveling Around the Demons' World, Transition Song: “It's Over” by Generation Lost, We review and discuss three children's manga, Including: 00:26:51 - Super Mario Manga Mania by Yukio Sawada 00:39:07 - Kirby Manga Mania by Hirokazu Hikawa 01:04:27 - Nicola Traveling Around the Demons' World by Asaya Miyanaga 01:15:19 - We share our final thoughts on the three manga 01:21:45 - Shout-outs from Matt, Next Week's Topic: Queen Emeraldas/Is Kichijoji the Only Place to Live?/Manga Diary of a Male Porn Star, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Crazy for Your Love” by Orkas

    385 - Manga in Motion 52 - Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Dark Side of Dimensions

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 6, 2022 82:53


    Your move! On this episode we prepare to duel by watching Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Dark Side of Dimensions! Also, Morgana reads the vampire BL Fangs, dakazu drops Gente but loves Bye-Bye Atashi no Oniichan and Zashiki Musume to Ryourinin, and Dead Dead Demon's Dededede Destruction ended!!! Send us emails! mangamachinations@gmail.com  Follow us on Twitter! @mangamacpodcast Check out our website! https://mangamachinations.com Check out our YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/mangamactv Buy us a Kofi! https://ko-fi.com/mangamac Timestamps: 00:00:00 - Intro Song: “Are You Ready For Me Baby” by Funky Giraffe, Opening, Introductions, Mistaken identity with Manga Mavericks 00:01:54 - Listener Mail: Any disappointment with manga licensing from a specific publisher? 00:07:39 - Shout-out to Wyatt and his podcast Attack of the Stack 00:08:33 - Whatchu Been Reading: Transition Song: “Funkymania” by The Original Orchestra, Darfox and dakazu explain Elden Ring message memes to Morgana 00:12:48 - Morgana borrowed vampire BL Fangs from her local library 00:18:40 - Morgana decided to reread her favorite Bakura fanfiction 00:20:29 - dakazu ended up getting bored with Gente 00:24:02 - Bye-Bye Atashi no Oniichan mixes maid cafes and rebirth 00:29:34 - dakazu loved the cute story of a young chef making meals for a house spirit in Zashiki Musume to Ryourinin 00:34:23 - The end of Dead Dead Demon's Dededede Destruction leads to a discussion on Inio Asano, Kengo Hanazawa, and Shuzo Oshimi 00:44:47 - Next Episode Preview and Rundown: Guest Gaiden on Children's Manga with Matthew Haasch, The owner of Star Fruit Books will join us for a special Triple Dip on children's manga, including: Super Mario Manga Mania by Yukio Sawada, Kirby Manga Mania by Hirokazu Hikawa, and Nicola Traveling Around the Demons' World by Asaya Miyanaga 00:45:48 - Main Segment Manga in Motion: Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Dark Side of Dimensions, Transition Song: “It's Over” by Generation Lost, We review the 2017 Yu-Gi-Oh! anime film directed by Satoshi Kuwabara 01:21:08 - Next Week's Topic: Super Mario Manga Mania/Kirby Manga Mania/Nicola Traveling Around the Demons' World, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Crazy for Your Love” by Orkas  

    384 - One Shot 49 - Danza

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 27, 2022 71:08


    This week Darfox finally finishes Ride Your Wave while dakazu reads the end of Fire Force and does extra reading with Ristorante Paradiso, ACCA 13-Territory Inspection Department P.S, and Coppers! Then we review Natsume Ono's short story collection Danza!!! Send us emails! mangamachinations@gmail.com  Follow us on Twitter! @mangamacpodcast Check out our website! https://mangamachinations.com Check out our YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/mangamactv Buy us a Kofi! https://ko-fi.com/mangamac Timestamps: 00:00:00 - Intro Song: “Are You Ready For Me Baby” by Funky Giraffe, Opening, Introductions, Streaming Elden Ring on Darfox's Twitch 00:02:31 - Extra context about Town of Pigs from Matt Haasch 00:05:25 - Whatchu Been Reading: Transition Song: “Funkymania” by The Original Orchestra, Darfox can finally return his borrowed copy of Ride Your Wave 00:10:15 - After reading Holy Blood, Holy Grail Seamus thinks you should just watch Misfits 00:16:15 - The end of Fire Force confirms a connection to a previous series Atsushi Ohkubo did 00:20:41 - dakazu did extra homework and read more Natsume Ono with Ristorante Paradiso 00:22:58 - ACCA 13-Territory Inspection Department P.S. fleshes out the back story of characters from ACCA 13-Territory Inspection Department 00:26:52 - dakazu had issues revisiting Coppers 00:31:17 - Next Episode Preview and Rundown: Manga in Motion on Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions, we will review the 2017 Yu-Gi-Oh! anime film directed by Satoshi Kuwabara 00:32:54 - Main Segment One Shot: Danza, Transition Song: “It's Over” by Generation Lost, We review Natsume Ono's single volume collection of small stories about being a foreigner in your own home 01:09:41 - Next Week's Topic: Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Crazy for Your Love” by Orkas

    383 - Triple Dip 59 - Invisible Parade, Town of Pigs, From This Flame

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 20, 2022 89:51


    On this episode Seamus talks about how The Secret might have helped with licensing Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou and dakazu loves the story of a granny battling hell demons in Guranba! Then we look at upcoming releases from Glacier Bay Books and Star Fruit Books for a Triple Dip! We review Invisible Parade, Town of Pigs, and From This Flame!!! Buy manga from Glacier Bay Books and Star Fruit Books! Send us emails! mangamachinations@gmail.com  Follow us on Twitter! @mangamacpodcast Check out our website! https://mangamachinations.com Check out our YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/mangamactv Buy us a Kofi! https://ko-fi.com/mangamac Timestamps: 00:00:00 - Intro Song: “Are You Ready For Me Baby” by Funky Giraffe, Opening, Introductions, Bloody Mary and other scary dares 00:02:45 - Whatchu Been Reading: Transition Song: “Funkymania” by The Original Orchestra, Seamus believes in the power of The Secret after Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou gets licensed 00:08:29 - Morgana is still reading My Little Monster 00:09:37 - Rensuke Oshikiri got scolded by his mother for making the over-the-top battle manga Guranba 00:18:22 - Next Episode Preview and Rundown: One Shot on Danza, We will review Natsume Ono's single volume collection of small stories about being a foreigner in your own home 00:19:14 - Main Segment Triple Dip: Invisible Parade/Town of Pigs/From This Flame, Transition Song: “It's Over” by Generation Lost, We read each small manga publisher title for discussion before picking our favorite of the three, Including: 00:20:15 - Invisible Parade by MISSISSIPPI 00:43:52 - Town of Pigs by Hideshi Hino 01:04:36 - From This Flame by Konomi Oumi 01:24:47 - We picks our favorite out of the three manga 01:28:14 - Next Week's Topic: Danza, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Crazy for Your Love” by Orkas

    382 - Shojo Showdown 3 - Kiss Him, Not Me, Peach Girl, My Little Monster

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 13, 2022 108:37


    Seamus is out this week so Morgana takes advantage to plan an extremely shojo Shojo Showdown! We're checking out Kiss Him, Not Me, Peach Girl, and My Little Monster! Also Darfox has been watching Steven Universe and dakazu read Pico Pico Shonen EX and Kyokuchiteki Oudou Shoku!!! Send us emails! mangamachinations@gmail.com  Follow us on Twitter! @mangamacpodcast Check out our website! https://mangamachinations.com Check out our YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/mangamactv Buy us a Kofi! https://ko-fi.com/mangamac Timestamps: 00:00:00 - Intro Song: “Are You Ready For Me Baby” by Funky Giraffe, Opening, Introductions 00:00:58 - Listener Mail: Feedback on our anime recommendations 00:04:58 - dakazu's butt banned Morgana from the Discord 00:07:12 - Whatchu Been Reading: Transition Song: “Funkymania” by The Original Orchestra, Darfox has been watching the anime inspired Steven Universe 00:20:05 - Pico Pico Shounen EX follows Rensuke Oshikiri after the resolution of the SNK Playmore copyright infringement charges against Hi Score Girl 00:31:06 - dakazu enjoyed Eiko Matsumoto's love for minor foods in Kyokuchiteki Oudou Shoku 00:37:43 - Next Episode Preview and Rundown: Triple Dip, We will read three different review titles from Glacier Bay Books and Star Fruit Books to pick our favorite, including: Invisible Parade by MISSISSIPPI, From This Flame by Konomi Oumi, and Town of Pigs by Hideshi Hino 00:38:49 - Main Segment Shojo Shodown: Peach Girl/My Little Monster/Kiss Him, Not Me, Transition Song: “It's Over” by Generation Lost, We read the beginning of each shojo manga for discussion and to see if we'd continue reading it before picking our favorite of the three, Including: 00:40:00 - Peach Girl by Miwa Ueda 01:04:04 - My Little Monster by Robico 01:21:51 - Kiss Him, Not Me by Junko 01:32:19 - *SPOILERS* Kiss Him, Not Me 01:45:17 - We picks our favorite out of the three shojo manga 01:47:04 - Next Week's Topic: Invisible Parade/From This Flame/Town of Pigs, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Crazy for Your Love” by Orkas

    381 - Manga in Motion 51 - Lu over the Wall

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 6, 2022 77:52


    On this episode we answer some emails, talk about Pokémon Legends: Arceus and Taiko no Tatsujin, and Seamus reads more Even Though We're Adults! Then we review Masaaki Yuasa's 2017 film about a teenager meeting a song loving mermaid, Lu over the Wall!!! Send us emails! mangamachinations@gmail.com  Follow us on Twitter! @mangamacpodcast Check out our website! https://mangamachinations.com Check out our YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/mangamactv Buy us a Kofi! https://ko-fi.com/mangamac Timestamps: 00:00:00 - Intro Song: “Are You Ready For Me Baby” by Funky Giraffe, Opening, Introductions, Shout-out to Wyatt for being a Generous Manga Head 00:01:32 - Listener emails: Feedback on Recommendation Round-up 00:04:04 - Our goals and hopes for 2022 00:11:06 - Whatchu Been Reading: Transition Song: “Funkymania” by The Original Orchestra, Darfox isn't getting good impressions from the Ride Your Wave manga 00:12:45 - Morgana finally started Pokémon Legends: Arceus while dakazu has been playing Taiko no Tatsujin: The Drum Master! 00:17:58 - *SPOILERS* Seamus read volume 3 of Even Though We're Adults 00:29:46 - Next Episode Preview and Rundown: Shojo Showdown, We will read the beginning of three different shojo manga to see if we'd keep reading them and also pick our favorite, including: Peach Girl by Miwa Ueda, Kiss Him, Not Me! by Junko, and My Little Monster by Robico 00:30:50 - Main Segment Manga in Motion: Lu over the Wall, Transition Song: “It's Over” by Generation Lost, we review Masaaki Yuasa's 2017 anime film about pessimistic middle school boy who meets a music loving dancing mermaid 01:16:23 - Next Week's Topic: Peach Girl/Kiss Her, Not Me!/My Little Monster, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Crazy for Your Love” by Orkas

    380 - Recommendation Round-up 1 - Short Series

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 30, 2022 93:55


    Seamus was available this week so we're switching up our schedule and doing a new show called Recommendation Round-up! We present short series that we think you should buy, such as Blank Canvas: My So-Called Artist's Journey, Queen Emeraldas, Crocodile Baron, and more! dakazu also made a special quiz about Ryo Haneda's Black Guard!!! Send us emails! mangamachinations@gmail.com  Follow us on Twitter! @mangamacpodcast Check out our website! https://mangamachinations.com Check out our YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/mangamactv Timestamps: 00:00:00 - Intro Song: “Are You Ready For Me Baby” by Funky Giraffe, Opening, Introductions, Darfox being fired for mistakes in our Unboxing the Super Manga Gift Package YouTube video 00:02:09 - Shout-out to DrMeltFace for being a Generous Manga Head 00:03:40 - Whatchu Been Reading: Transition Song: “Funkymania” by The Original Orchestra, Morgana her own personal motivation poster from Morgana and Oz and is waiting for her copy of Pokémon Legends: Arceus 00:06:39 - Happy Kanako's Killer Life is a fun series about a downtrodden office lady who ends up being an elite assassin that makes animal puns 00:14:13 - *SPOILERS* dakazu finished watching the Moriarty the Patriot anime with his wife 00:27:17 -  *SPOILERS* dakazu made a quiz around Ryo Haneda's sci-fi series Blackguard 00:45:22 - Next Episode Preview and Rundown: Manga in Motion on Lu over the Wall, we will review Masaaki Yuasa's 2017 anime film about middle school boy who meets a mermaid 00:46:38 - Main Segment Recommendation Round-up: Short Series, Transition Song: “Riverside Life” by Ty Simon, We share recommendations for short(2-5 volume) series that we think you should own, Including: 00:48:30 - The Ghost and the Lady by Kazuhiro Fujita 00:55:39 - Ping Pong by Taiyo Matsumoto 00:58:16 - Our Dreams at Dusk: Shimanami Tasogare by Yuhki Kamatani 01:02:35 - Crocodile Baron by Takuya Okada 01:10:34 - Blank Canvas: My So-Called Artist's Journey by Akiko Higashimura 01:13:20 - Queen Emeraldas by Leiji Matsumoto 01:20:52 - Chainsaw Man by Tatsuki Fujimoto 01:22:41 - Satoko and Nada by Yupechika 01:26:49 - Astra Lost in Space by Kenta Shinohara 01:32:32 - Next Week's Topic: Lu over the Wall, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Crazy for Your Love” by Orkas

    379 - One Shot 48 - Boys Run the Riot

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 23, 2022 101:08


    On this week's episode we recommend action anime, Darfox goes to a Naruto themed restaurant, and we have a spoiler discussion on BEASTARS volume 16! Then we dive into a One Shot retrospective on all four volumes of Keito Gaku's Boys Run the Riot!!! Send us emails! mangamachinations@gmail.com  Follow us on Twitter! @mangamacpodcast Check out our website! https://mangamachinations.com Check out our YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/mangamactv Buy us a Kofi! https://ko-fi.com/mangamac Timestamps: 00:00:00 - Intro Song: “Are You Ready For Me Baby” by Funky Giraffe, Opening, Introductions, Darfox looking like Guillermo del Toro 00:01:29 - Shout out for whimsydearest 00:02:31 - Listener Mail: Future Dragon Ball Z anime and action anime recommendations 00:13:44 - Whatchu Been Reading: Transition Song: “Funkymania” by The Original Orchestra, Darfox ate at Naruto 88 Bistro 00:28:39 - *SPOILERS* We discuss the contents of BEASTARS volume 16 00:48:39 - Next Episode Preview and Rundown: Shojo Showdown, We will read the beginning of three different shojo manga to see if we'd keep reading them and also pick our favorite, including: Peach Girl by Miwa Ueda, Kiss Him, Not Me! by Junko, and My Little Monster by Robico 00:52:11 - Main Segment One Shot: Boys Run the Riot, Transition Song: “It's Over” by Generation Lost, We review Keito Gaku's drama about a trans teen starting a fashion brand with his friends 01:39:30 - Next Week's Topic: Peach Girl/Kiss Her, Not Me!/My Little Monster, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Crazy for Your Love” by Orkas

    378 - Twiple Dip 3 - Dai Dark, Even Though We're Adults, The Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2022 115:11


    We've got a special Seamus selection Twiple Dip this week! We're reading the second volumes of Dai Dark, Even Though We're Adults, and The Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service! Also Darfox talks about the new Mamoru Hosoda film Belle, Morgana reads Akiko Higashimura's webtoon A Fake Affair, and dakazu loves learning about manga artists in Mangaka Sainyumon!!! Send us emails! mangamachinations@gmail.com  Follow us on Twitter! @mangamacpodcast Check out our website! https://mangamachinations.com Check out our YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/mangamactv Timestamps: 00:00:00 - Intro Song: “Are You Ready For Me Baby” by Funky Giraffe, Opening, Introductions 00:01:10 - Listener Mail: Our favorite anthropomorphic characters 00:11:01 - Whatchu Been Reading: Transition Song: “Funkymania” by The Original Orchestra, Darfox saw Mamoru Hosoda's latest film Belle 00:24:11 - Morgana has predictions about Akiko Higashimura's webtoon A Fake Affair 00:31:17 - Mangaka Sainyumon follows gag manga artist Isami Nakagawa as he interviews Katsuhiro Otomo, Taiyo Matsumomo, Junji Ito, Akiko Higashimura, and other mangaka to learn how to make story manga 00:40:04 - dakazu thought Nana to Kaoru - Kokosei no SM gokko was a fitting end to the series 00:43:11 - dakazu watched Taisho Otome Fairy Tale with his wife and was relieved that the anime did not follow the ending from the manga 00:50:18 - Next Episode Preview and Rundown: Check our Twitter account for an update on the next episode 00:50:40 - Main Segment Twiple Dip: Even Though We're Adults/The Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service/Dai Dark, Transition Song: “It's Over” by Generation Lost, We revisit a previous Triple Dip selection and read the next volume for discussion and to see if we'd continue reading it before picking our favorite of the three, Including: 00:51:17 - Even Though We're Adults by Takako Shimura 01:10:31 - The Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service by Eiji Otsuka & Housui Yamazaki 01:30:35 - Dai Dark by Q Hayashida 01:52:21 - We picks our favorite out of the three manga 01:53:39 - Next Week's Topic: TBA, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Crazy for Your Love” by Orkas

    377 - One Shot 47 - Robo Sapiens: Tales of Tomorrow

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2022 76:51


    This week Morgana checks out the webtoons of Morgana and Oz and Boyfriends while dakazu reads Yuichi Yokoyama's Outdoors and the 1600′s historical travel log Dampier no Oishii Bouken! Then we review Toranosuke Shimada's award-winning sci-fi saga of cyber-persons thriving in a world where humanity is dying with Robo Sapiens: Tales of Tomorrow!!! Send us emails! mangamachinations@gmail.com  Follow us on Twitter! @mangamacpodcast Check out our website! https://mangamachinations.com Check out our YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/mangamactv Check out our tumblr! http://mangamachinations.tumblr.com Join our Discord! https://discord.me/mangamac Buy us a Ko-fi! https://ko-fi.com/mangamac Timestamps: 00:00:00 - Intro Song: “Are You Ready For Me Baby” by Funky Giraffe, Opening, Introductions, Our BEASTARS Compendium YouTube video 00:02:39 - Listener Mail: Middle school delinquents of Tokyo Revengers 00:15:17 - Whatchu Been Reading: Transition Song: “Funkymania” by The Original Orchestra, Morgana read the webtoons of Morgana and Oz and Boyfriends 00:19:40 - Morgana experienced older Junji Ito works with Deserter: Junji Ito Story Collection 00:23:20 - dakazu was impressed by the sequential artwork in Yuichi Yokoyama's Outdoors 00:27:41 - Dampier no Oishii Bouken follows privateer William Dampier as he explores the tastes and sights of the 17th century oceans 00:31:44 - News: Naoki Urasawa works get digital releases 00:35:21 - Next Episode Preview and Rundown: Twiple Dip, We will revisit three Triple Dip picks and read their second volumes, Including: Dai Dark by Q Hayashida, Even Though We're Adults by Takako Shimura, and The Kurosagi Corspe Delivery Service by Eiji Otsuka & Housui Yamazaki 00:36:47 - Main Segment One Shot: Robo Sapiens: Tales of Tomorrow, Transition Song: “It's Over” by Generation Lost, We review Toranosuke Shimada's award-winning science fiction saga about a world where artificial intelligence is replacing a dying humanity 01:15:09 - Next Week's Topic: Dai Dark/Even Though We're Adults/The Kurosagi Corspe Delivery Service, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Crazy for Your Love” by Orkas

    376 - New Chapter Check-in 9 - Ayashimon

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 2, 2022 55:13


    Happy New Year! Ryan joins Darfox8 and dakazu to start off 2022 with a New Chapter Check-in! Listen to us discuss the new series like Ayashimon and the latest arcs of My Hero Academia, Dr. STONE, Black Clover, One-Punch Man, and more! Send us emails! mangamachinations@gmail.com  Follow us on Twitter! @mangamacpodcast Check out our website! https://mangamachinations.com Check out our YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/mangamactv Check out our tumblr! http://mangamachinations.tumblr.com Join our Discord! https://discord.me/mangamac Buy us a Ko-fi! https://ko-fi.com/mangamac Timestamps: 00:00:00 - Intro Song: “Are You Ready For Me Baby” by Funky Giraffe, Opening, Introductions 00:01:15 - Next Episode Preview and Rundown: One Shot on Robo Sapiens: Tales of Tomorrow, We'll be reviewing Toranosuke Shima's award-winning science fiction saga about a world where artificial intelligence is replacing a dying humanity 00:02:13 - Main Segment New Chapter Check-in, We will be doing *FULL SPOILER* discussions on the newest story arcs of popular manga, Including: 00:02:35 - Ayashimon by Yuji Kaku 00:09:48 - Doron Dororon by Gen Osuka 00:11:57 - Dandadan by Yukinobu Tatsu 00:16:46 - My Hero Academia by Kohei Horikoshi 00:28:19 - Dr. STONE by Riichiro Inagaki & Boichi 00:33:08 - Black Clover by Yuki Tabata 00:37:04 - One-Punch Man by One & Yusuke Murata 00:43:47 - Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean by Hirohiko Arai 00:48:59 - Dangan Tenshi Fanclub by One & Yusuke Murata 00:53:23 - Next Week's Topic: Robo Sapiens: Tales of Tomorrow, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Crazy for Your Love” by Orkas

    375 - Manga Machinations Awards 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 25, 2021 88:58


    Please enjoy a present from Manga Machinations with this final episode for 2021! It's time again for Darfox8, dakazu, Morgana, and Seamus to create unique awards to go with their top manga picks for this year's Manga Machinations Awards! Tune into our picks and we hope you all have yourselves a wonderful and safe holiday!!! Send us emails! mangamachinations@gmail.com  Follow us on Twitter! @mangamacpodcast Check out our website! https://mangamachinations.com Check out our YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/mangamactv Check out our tumblr! http://mangamachinations.tumblr.com Join our Discord! https://discord.me/mangamac Buy us a Ko-fi! https://ko-fi.com/mangamac Timestamps: 00:00:00 - Intro Song: “Christmas is Here” by The Delegates, Opening, Introductions 00:02:23 - Main Segment Manga Machinations Awards 2021: We present our favorite podcast moments and personal awards, along with our top manga picks of 2021 00:03:09 - Best Upgrade to Manga Machinations 00:04:40 - Best New Episode Type 00:08:41 - Most Enjoyable Manga Mac Discussion 00:13:44 - Best Manga Industry Interaction 00:16:44 - Best New Series Discovered by dakazu Award 00:19:15 - Small Press Book that Went Over My Head Award 00:20:35 - Manga I was Surprised I Liked/Didn't Like Award 00:24:02 - Manga Machinations Listener Popularity Award 00:25:01 - Best Repeat Manga on New Chapter Check-in Award 00:28:09 - Worst Adaptation Award 00:31:58 - Fuck This Award 00:40:38 - In Memoriam Kentaro Miura 00:41:39 - Next Episode Preview and Rundown: New Chapter Check-in, dakazu and Darfox will be going full spoilers with the newest chapters of their favorite popular manga series 00:42:10 - Transition Song: “Here Comes Christmas” by Bob Hart, dakazu's Top Manga of 2021 00:52:39 - Darfox8's Top Manga of 2021 01:02:56 - Seamus′ Top Manga of 2021 01:14:12 - Morgana's Top Manga of 2021 01:22:37 - Final reflection on 2021, Next Week's Topic: New Chapter Check-in, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Auld Lang Syne” by Lone Star Vibes

    374 - Shojo Showdown 2 - Drowning Love, Say I Love You., Descending Stories: Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 19, 2021 114:11


    This week Morgana picked out manga for a new Shojo Showdown! We read Drowning Love, Say I Love You., and Descending Stories: Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju! We also answer listener emails and dakazu talks about Daruma Matsuura's current manga Taiyo to Tsuki no Hagane!!! Send us emails! mangamachinations@gmail.com  Follow us on Twitter! @mangamacpodcast Check out our website! https://mangamachinations.com Check out our YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/mangamactv Check out our tumblr! http://mangamachinations.tumblr.com Join our Discord! https://discord.me/mangamac Buy us a Ko-fi! https://ko-fi.com/mangamac Timestamps: 00:00:00 - Intro Song: “Are You Ready For Me Baby” by Funky Giraffe, Opening, Introductions, Pull quote from Holmboy 00:01:49 - Listener Mail: Recommendation for deluxe print editions of Fist of the North Star 00:10:29 - Old school vs. New school Delinquent fashion 00:17:29 - Which manga should get canceled, brought back, or promoted? 00:29:56 - Whatchu Been Reading: Transition Song: “Funkymania” by The Original Orchestra, dakazu used Azuki to reread Shojo Fight  00:34:17 - Daruma Matsuura's new manga Taiyo to Tsuki no Hagane is a mix between a classic folktale and supernatural abilities  00:38:36 - Next Episode Preview and Rundown: Manga Machinations Awards 2021, we'll be looking back on the year 2021 with our top manga picks along with our individual awards and favorite podcast moments 00:39:32 - Main Segment Shojo Shodown: Descending Stories: Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju/Say I Love You./Drowning Love, Transition Song: “It's Over” by Generation Lost, We read the beginning of each shojo/josei manga for discussion and to see if we'd continue reading it before picking our favorite of the three, Including: 00:40:47 - Descending Stories: Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju by Haruko Kumota 00:57:09 - Say I Love You. by Kanae Hazuki 01:31:21 - Drowning Love by George Asakura 01:48:35 - We picks our favorite out of the three manga 01:52:38 - Next Week's Topic: Manga Machinations Awards 2021, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Crazy for Your Love” by Orkas

    373 - Manga in Motion 50 - Netflix Cowboy Bebop

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 12, 2021 116:16


    Join us this week as we examine Netflix's live-action adaptation of Cowboy Bebop! We breakdown everything from the stellar casting to the questionable story structure! We also finally get around to a spoiler-filled discussion on BEASTARS volume 15!!! Send us emails! mangamachinations@gmail.com  Follow us on Twitter! @mangamacpodcast Check out our website! https://mangamachinations.com Check out our YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/mangamactv Check out our tumblr! http://mangamachinations.tumblr.com Join our Discord! https://discord.me/mangamac Buy us a Ko-fi! https://ko-fi.com/mangamac Timestamps: 00:00:00 - Intro Song: “Are You Ready For Me Baby” by Funky Giraffe, Opening, Introductions, Morgana guesting on Manga Mavericks 00:04:06 - Whatchu Been Reading: Transition Song: “Funkymania” by The Original Orchestra, *SPOILERS* We discuss the contents of BEASTARS volume 15 00:36:36 - Next Episode Preview and Rundown: Shojo Showdown, We will read the beginning of three different shojo manga to see if we'd keep reading them and also pick our favorite, including: Drowning Love by George Asakura, Say I Love You. by Kanae Hazuki, and Descending Stories: Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinji by Haruko Kumota 00:39:46 - Main Segment Manga in Motion: Netflix Cowboy Bebop, Transition Song: “It's Over” by Generation Lost, We review and discuss the live action adaptation of Shinichiro Watanabe's neo-noir anime Cowboy Bebop 01:54:44 - Next Week's Topic: Drowning Love/Say I Love You./Descending Stories: Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinji, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Crazy for Your Love” by Orkas

    372 - Triple Dip 58 - F, Tsukiko and the Satellite and other stories, Rabbit Game

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 5, 2021 106:09


    We have another small manga publisher Triple Dip this week, this time with Glacier Bay Books! We check out Tsukiko and the Satellite and other stories, Rabbit Game, and F! Also Morgana reads Moto Hagio's cute cat manga Lil' Leo and dakazu loves the comedy memoir of a Dominatrix manga artist and her masochist slave husband in Teishu Genki de Mazo ga Ii!!!! Buy manga from Glacier Bay Books! Send us emails! mangamachinations@gmail.com  Follow us on Twitter! @mangamacpodcast Check out our website! https://mangamachinations.com Check out our YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/mangamactv Check out our tumblr! http://mangamachinations.tumblr.com Join our Discord! https://discord.me/mangamac Buy us a Ko-fi! https://ko-fi.com/mangamac Timestamps: 00:00:00 - Intro Song: “Are You Ready For Me Baby” by Funky Giraffe, Opening, Introductions 00:01:13 - Clarification on the lettering in Vasilisa! The Wise Princess and Other Classic Folktales, Keishi Kuraibe's thank you illustration 00:03:53 - Whatchu Been Reading: Transition Song: “Funkymania” by The Original Orchestra, Darfox has finally upgraded his potato into an actual computer 00:08:50 - Morgana checked out Moto Hagio's Lil' Leo which features a cute cat who talks and attends school 00:15:10 - Former dominatrix manga artist Ryo Rokutan made manga about her masochistic husband called Teishu Genki de Mazo ga Ii! and Jyoou Returns! ~Bondage wo mou ichido!~ but changed her pen name to Yagi Saotome to make Aida ni Hatachi and Boku Tachi wa Hanshoku wo Yameta 00:25:41 - Next Episode Preview and Rundown: Manga in Motion on the Netflix Cowboy Bebop, we will review and discuss season 1 of the live action adaptation of Shinichiro Watanabe's neo-noir anime Cowboy Bebop 00:27:10 - Main Segment Glacier Bay Books Triple Dip: Tsukiko and the Satellite and other stories/Rabbit Game/F, Transition Song: “It's Over” by Generation Lost, We review three books from Glacier Bay Books for discussion before picking our favorite of the three, Including: 00:28:25 - Tsukiko and the Satellite and other stories by Mississippi 00:44:35 - Rabbit Game by Miyoshi 01:02:14 - *CONTENT WARNING* (Islamic State propaganda, Executions videos, Torture) F by Imai Arata 01:40:03 - We picks our favorite out of the three manga 01:44:25 - Next Week's Topic: Netflix Cowboy Bebop, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Crazy for Your Love” by Orkas

    371 - Triple Dip 57 - Vasilisa! The Wise Princess and Other Classic Folktales, Young, Alive, in Love, The Town You Live in

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 28, 2021 74:40


    It's time to take a look at releases from Star Fruit Books! We've assembled Vasilisa! The Wise Princess and Other Classic Folktales, Young, Alive, in Love, and The Town You Live in for this week's Triple Dip! Also Morgana loves Creepy Cat and dakazu talks about Blade Runner: Black Lotus!!! Buy manga from Star Fruit Books! Send us emails! mangamachinations@gmail.com  Follow us on Twitter! @mangamacpodcast Check out our website! https://mangamachinations.com Check out our YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/mangamactv Check out our tumblr! http://mangamachinations.tumblr.com Join our Discord! https://discord.me/mangamac Buy us a Ko-fi! https://ko-fi.com/mangamac Timestamps: 00:00:00 - Intro Song: “Are You Ready For Me Baby” by Funky Giraffe, Opening, Introductions, Avoiding arguments during Thanksgiving 00:01:42 - Whatchu Been Reading: Transition Song: “Funkymania” by The Original Orchestra, Morgana is excited that Creepy Cat finally got an English release 00:08:12 - Morgana and Darfox got their manga packages from dakazu 00:13:33 - Watching Blade Runner: Black Lotus and Blade Runner 2049 made dakazu realize how influential Blade Runner was on science fiction 00:28:47 - Next Episode Preview and Rundown: Glacier Bay Books Triple Dip, We will read the beginning of three different manga from Glacier Bay Books to pick our favorite, including: F by Imai Arata, Rabbit Game by Miyoshi, and Tsukiko and the Satellite and other stories by MISSISSIPPI 00:30:22 - Main Segment Star Fruit Books Triple Dip: The Town You Live in/Young, Alive, in Love/Vasilisa! The Wise Princess and Other Classic Folktales, Transition Song: “It's Over” by Generation Lost, We review three books from Star Fruit Books for discussion and to see if we'd continue reading it before picking our favorite of the three, Including: 00:31:46 - The Town You Live in by uminoji 00:44:07 - Young, Alive, in Love by Daisuke Nishijima 00:57:03 - Vasilisa! The Wise Princess and Other Classic Folktales by Keishi Kuraibe 01:11:26 - We picks our favorite out of the three manga 01:13:03 - Next Week's Topic: F/Rabbit Game/Tsukiko and the Satellite and other stories, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Crazy for Your Love” by Orkas

    370 - Twiple Dip 2 - My Dress-up Darling, Blue Giant, Oishinbo

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 21, 2021 119:16


    Seamus is out this week so the other hosts take advantage by looking at the second volume of previously visited series for a Twiple Dip! This time they check out My Dress-up Darling, Blue Giant, and Oishinbo! The hosts also give their first impressions of the live-action Cowboy Bebop show on Netflix!!! Send us emails! mangamachinations@gmail.com  Follow us on Twitter! @mangamacpodcast Check out our website! https://mangamachinations.com Check out our YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/mangamactv Check out our tumblr! http://mangamachinations.tumblr.com Join our Discord! https://discord.me/mangamac Buy us a Ko-fi! https://ko-fi.com/mangamac Timestamps: 00:00:00 - Intro Song: “Are You Ready For Me Baby” by Funky Giraffe, Opening, Introductions, Jet lag and time differences 00:02:35 - Listener Mail: What was our first manga from Big Comics? 00:07:37 - Whatchu Been Reading: Transition Song: “Funkymania” by The Original Orchestra, Reading Cheeky Brat and I'm the Villainess, So I'm Taming the Final Boss reminded Morgana of her first time reading shojo manga 00:10:44 - The hosts give their first impressions on Netflix's live-action Cowboy Bebop 00:31:03 - Morgana's love of Vincent Valentine, Various video games her husband James is playing 00:33:40 - dakazu recalls his experiences at Mandarake, BOOK OFF, and other bookstores he visited in Japan 00:45:43 - dakazu checked out a Hideshi Hino book called Reishoujo Mako 00:48:34 - News: FAKKU licenses Ryuta Amazume's Nana & Kaoru for print release through DENPA 00:55:02 - Next Episode Preview and Rundown: Star Fruit Books Triple Dip, We will read the beginning of three different manga from Star Fruit Books to see if we'd keep reading and also pick our favorite, including: The Town You Live in by Uminoji, Vasilisa! The Wise Princess and Other Classic Folktales by Keishi Kuraibe, and Young, Alive, in Love by Daisuke Nishijima 00:56:21 - Main Segment Twiple Dip: Oishinbo/My Dress-up Darling/Blue Giant, Transition Song: “It's Over” by Generation Lost, We revisit a previous Triple Dip selection and read the next volume for discussion and to see if we'd continue reading it before picking our favorite of the three, Including: 00:57:30 - Oishinbo: Ramen and Gyoza Vol. 3 by Tetsu Kariya & Akira Hanasaki 01:24:34 - My Dress-up Darling by Shinichi Fukuda 01:37:48 - Blue Giant by Shinichi Ishizuka 01:55:23 - We picks our favorite out of the three manga 01:57:41 - Next Week's Topic: The Town You Live in/Vasilisa! The Wise Princess and Other Classic Folktales/Young, Alive, in Love, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Crazy for Your Love” by Orkas

    369 - New Chapter Check-in 8 - The Hunters Guild: Red Hood

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 14, 2021 63:11


    dakazu is back from his trip and very sleep deprived! He joins Darfox and Ryan aka RUSH to talk full spoilers about popular manga for a New Chapter Check-in! They discuss the recently canceled The Hunters Guild: Red Hood! Darfox pops for Black Clover while Ryan pops for Dr. STONE! Ryan also has a rant on Platinum End!!! Send us emails! mangamachinations@gmail.com  Follow us on Twitter! @mangamacpodcast Check out our website! https://mangamachinations.com Check out our YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/mangamactv Check out our tumblr! http://mangamachinations.tumblr.com Join our Discord! https://discord.me/mangamac Buy us a Ko-fi! https://ko-fi.com/mangamac Timestamps: 00:00:00 - Intro Song: “Are You Ready For Me Baby” by Funky Giraffe, Opening, Introductions, Japanese, dakazu's trip to Japan 00:02:24 - Next Episode Preview and Rundown: Twiple Dip, We will revisit three Triple Dip picks and read their second volumes, Including: My Dress-up Darling by Shinichi Fukuda, Blue Giant by Shinichi Ishizuka, and Oishinbo: Ramen and Gyoza by Tetsu Kariya & Akira Hanasaki 00:03:23 - Main Segment New Chapter Check-in, We will be doing *FULL SPOILER* discussions on the newest story arcs of popular manga, Including: 00:04:08 - The Hunters Guild: Red Hood by Yuki Kawaguchi 00:17:13 - Black Clover by Yuki Tabata 00:22:09 - One Piece by Eiichiro Oda 00:26:58 - Dr. STONE by Riichiro Inagaki & Boichi 00:33:27 - My Hero Academia by Kohei Horikoshi 00:37:21 - PPPPPP by Mapollo 3 00:39:51 - Even If You Slit My Mouth by Akari Kajimoto 00:45:34 - Platinum End by Tsugumi Ohba & Takeshi Obata 00:58:55 - All You Need is Kill by Hiroshi Sakurazaka & Takeshi Obata 01:01:11 - Next Week's Topic: My Dress-up Darling/Blue Giant/Oishinbo: Ramen and Gyoza, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Crazy for Your Love” by Orkas

    368 - One Shot 46 - Cats of the Louvre

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2021 70:16


    Our main host dakazu is out on a mission this week. So it leaves the rest of the cast of Manga Mac to hold the reigns of this show. Listen to them talk about Taiyo Matsumoto's Cat's of the Louvre. Timestamps: 00:00:00 - Intro Song: “Are You Ready For Me Baby” by Funky Giraffe, Opening, Introductions 00:02:50 - Darfox talks about My Hero Academia Word Heroes Mission. And the video he made for the Review he made for the youtube channel, which can be found here: https://youtu.be/zcma7Hd3p6Q 00:09:23 - The group talk about Denis Villeneuve's new adaptation of DUNE. Warning: FULL SPOILERS FOR ALL THE DUNE BOOKS. 00:27:07 - Next Episode Preview and Rundown: New Chapter Check-in Next Week Darfox8 and RUSH(AKA Ryan) will talk about the currently running manga they're reading. 00:28:09 - Main Segment One Shot: Cat's of the Louvre, by Taiyo Matsumoto Transition Song: “It's Over” by Generation Lost, the group talks about the super cute kitties that aren't always super cut when we see them anthropomorphized. 01:08:34 - Next Week's Topic: New Chapter Check-in! Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Crazy for Your Love” by Orkas