Category: Shonen

Manga: A Discussion of Horror Manga 2017

Time Codes: 00:00:26 – Introduction 00:03:10 – Setting up this year’s manga horror show 00:06:52 – Domu: A Child’s Dream 00:31:12 – Panorama of Hell 00:56:25 – Mail 01:12:42 – Dissolving Classroom 01:32:47 – H.P. Lovecraft’s The Hound and Other Stories

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Manga: Reviews of Uncomfortably Happily and Appleseed Alpha

Time Codes: 00:00:26 – Introduction 00:02:26 – Getting back in the manga saddle 00:05:37 – Uncomfortably Happily 00:44:42 – Appleseed Alpha 01:22:55 – Wrap up 01:24:37 – Contact us Questions of Memoir and Representation The monthly manga series is back, and on

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Manga: Reviews of Happiness and My Brother’s Husband

Time Codes: 00:00:26 – Introduction 00:03:19 – Listener mail! 00:09:41 – Happiness 00:48:25 – My Brother’s Husband 01:15:40 – Wrap up 01:16:43 – Contact us Marginalized Figures On the April manga episode, Shea and Derek discuss two very different series. They begin with Shuzo

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Manga: Reviews of Ichi-F: A Worker’s Graphic Memoir of the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant and Platinum End

Time Codes: 00:00:26 – Introduction 00:03:29 – Listener mail! 00:07:21 – Follow up on Revolutionary Girl Utena 00:08:40 – Ichi-F: A Worker’s Graphic Memoir of the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant 00:33:42 – Platinum End 01:10:43 – Wrap up 01:12:16 – Contact us Japanese Adam

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Manga: Reviews of A Distant Neighborhood: Complete Edition and Attack on Titan Anthology

Time Codes: 00:00:28 – Introduction 00:02:25 – Catching up after Thanksgiving 00:05:18 – A Distant Neighborhood: Complete Edition 00:54:48 – Attack on Titan Anthology 01:46:53 – Wrap up 01:47:44 – Contact us Attack on Time  For the month of November, Shea and Derek

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Manga: Reviews of Queen Emeraldas, Vol. 1 and Otherworld Barbara, Vol. 1

Time Codes: 00:00:28 – Introduction 00:03:51 – Queen Emeraldas, Vol. 1 00:32:13 – Otherworld Barbara, Vol. 1 01:04:54 – Wrap up 01:07:00 – Contact us Outer Space and Dream Space  It’s the end of the month, so that must mean it’s time for Shea

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Manga: Reviews of Red Red Rock and The Osamu Tezuka Story

“Oozy, goopy liquid” On the July manga episode, Shea and Derek discuss two recent publications that highlight, in different ways, the history of the Japanese medium. They begin with Seiichi Hayashi’s Red Red Rock and Other Stories 1967-1970 (Breakdown Press). All

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Manga: Reviews of A Silent Voice and What Is Obscenity?

Pussy Riot This month Shea and Derek look at two tonally different works of manga. They begin with Yoshitoki Oima’s series, A Silent Voice, the final (seventh) volume of which was released from Kodansha Comics at the end of May. It’s the

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Manga: Reviews of Anomal and Assassination Classroom

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Yokai and Tentacles Shea and Derek return for another month’s serving of warm, creamy manga. This one includes a heaping helping of other worldly phantoms and pedagogical cephalopods. In keeping with the spirit (literally) of the Halloween

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Manga: Reviews of The Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service Omnibus 1 and One-Punch Man, Vol. 1 & 2

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Death Punches For the September episode of the manga series, Shea and Derek discuss two very different titles, although both heavily invested in popular genres. They begin with Eiji Otsuka and Housui Yamazaki’s The Kurosagi Corpse

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Manga: Reviews of Batman: The Jiro Kuwata Batmanga and Oh My Goddess! Omnibus

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Of Yggdrasil and Batcaves On this month’s manga episode, Shea and Derek discuss two distinctly different titles. They begin with Batman: The Jiro Kuwata Batmanga (DC Comics). The second in this planned three-volume series, collecting all of Kuwata’s Batman

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