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Ep. 38: RaW Hero vol 1, by Akira Hiramoto

Sometimes manga is sexy. Sometimes, it’s “sexy.” And sometimes, just sometimes, it’s RaW Hero Volume 1. This episode and these show notes are extremely NSFW. Powered by RedCircle This Episode:00:00 RaW Hero Vol 1, by Akira Hiramoto54:54 THE BREAK!55:20 Q&A: Do manga creators get influenced by Western comics creators?1:09:00 Shout-outs!

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Ep. 35: City vol. 1, by Keiichi Arawi

The Mangasplaining Gang return to that most beloved of genres, comedy, to enjoy Keiichi Arawi’s CITY. Wait, they do enjoy it, don’t they? Listen on to find out! Powered by RedCircle THIS EPISODE: 00:00 Keiichi Arawi’s CITY Volume 145:51 THE BREAK46:00 Mangasplaining Listen To Me! David talks to artist Nick...

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Ep. 32: Blood On The Tracks vol 1-2 by Shuzo Oshimi

It’s a surprisingly spooky episode to kick off October, as Deb brings the Mangang into the twisted world of Shuzo Oshimi with Blood on the Tracks, volumes 1 and 2. Plus a special ‘Mangasplaining: Listen To Me’ segment with Ed Chavez of Denpa Inc., the English language publisher of many...

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Ep. 31: Blank Canvas vol. 1 by Akiko Higashimura

All of the Mangasplainers loved this week’s pick, Blank Canvas: My So-Called Artist’s Journey by Akiko Higashimura. It actually led to the crew sharing their own experiences with art, school, and even occasionally art school. A great, chatty episode that you’ll totally love even if you haven’t read the book...

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Ep. 30: An Invitation From a Crab, by panpanya

A doozy of an episode! We talk about Panpanya’s An Invitation from a Crab, our first ‘alternative’ manga on the podcast. Then Christopher interviews Ko Ransom, the translator for this comic in a new “Mangasplaining: Listen to Me!” segment. Finally, we get a question about overwork in the manga industry...