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Manga: Review of Sunny and Discussions of Other Works by Taiyo Matsumoto

Listen to the podcast! The Young Ones Time Codes: 00:00:28 – Introduction 00:02:36 – Catching up for the new year 00:04:19 – Sunny 01:09:40 – Other works by Matsumoto 01:20:29 – Wrap up 01:22:06 – Contact us This month on the manga show,

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Manga: Reviews of Tomie: Complete Deluxe Edition and Blame! Vol. 1 & Vol. 2

Listen to the podcast! Creepy and Goofy  Time Codes: 00:00:29 – Introduction 00:02:37 – The holidays for Shea and Derek 00:04:30 – Listener mail! 00:11:24 – Tomie: Complete Deluxe Edition 00:55:39 – Blame! Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 01:19:12 – Wrap up 01:20:08 –

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

Listen to the podcast! Attack on Time  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 For the month of

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Manga: Reviews of Various Horror Manga

Listen to the podcast! Weird Fireballs, Haunted Video Games, and a Naked Florence Nightingale  Time Codes: 00:00:58 – Introduction 00:03:22 – Set up of episode 00:07:25 – Hell Baby 00:33:27 – Fragments of Horror 01:08:53 – Lychee Light Club 01:31:52 – Portus 01:48:16 – Black

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

Listen to the podcast! Outer Space and Dream Space  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 It’s the end of the month, so that must mean

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Manga: Reviews of Inuyashiki and Wandering Island

Listen to the podcast! Shirtless Time Codes: 00:00:26 – Introduction 00:03:39 – Listener mail 00:08:26 – Inuyashiki 00:54:21 – Wandering Island 01:22:21 – Wrap up 01:23:13 – Contact us For the August manga episode, Shea and Derek go topless…at least that’s a common

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

Listen to the podcast! “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

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

Listen to the podcast! 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

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Manga: Reviews of Cigarette Girl and Mysterious Girlfriend X, Vol. 1

Listen to the podcast! Panty Scissors For the month of May, Shea and Derek discuss two books that, at first glance, seem quite different, but whose similarities become more apparent upon closer examination. They begin with Masahiko Matsumoto’s Cigarette Girl (Top Shelf Productions),

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Manga: Reviews of Princess Jellyfish, Vol. 1 and I Am a Hero Omnibus 1

Listen to the podcast! “Hip and now” This month, Shea and Derek have a fun time discussing two recent manga releases. They begin with the first volume of Akiko Higashimura’s Princess Jellyfish (Kodansha), a series that is new to both of

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Manga: Reviews of A Girl on the Shore and Goodnight Punpun, Vol. 1

Listen to the podcast! Eros and Thanatos For the March episode of The Comics Alternative‘s manga series, Shea and Derek discuss two recent releases, both by Inio Asano: A Girl on the Shore (Vertical Comics) and Goodnight Punpun, Vol. 1 (VIZ Media).

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Manga: Reviews of School Judgment 1 and A Drifting Life

Listen to the podcast! “Wacky all the way around” On the February manga show, Shea and Derek look at a new title and an older title. They begin with a discussion of School Judgment 1, recently released by VIZ Media. Written by Nobuaki Enoki

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