Welcome to Mangasplaining!

Mangasplaining! A podcast for people who don't read much manga and want to know where to start! Listen here or wherever you get your podcasts! And Hey, we've started a newsletter and publishing endeavour, MSX. Subscribe below!

Here's what's coming up on the podcast:

Ep. 99  Pluto vol. 1 by Naoki Urasawa, Takashi Nagasaki, based on a story by Osamu Tezuka (VIZ Media)
Ep. 100 Okinawa by Susumu Higa (Fantagraphics/MSX) - Interview with Jocelyne Allen and Andrew Woodrow-Butcher
Ep. 101  Real vol. 13 by Takehiko Inoue (VIZ Media)
Ep. 102  Not All Girls Are Stupid by Minami Q-ta (Starfruit Books)
Ep. 103  What’s Michael by Makoto Kobayashi (Dark Horse)
Ep. 104 Blood Blockade Battlefront by Yasuhiro Nightow (Dark Horse)
Ep. 105 Goodbye, Eri by Tatsuki Fujimoto (VIZ Media)
Ep. 106 Nejishiki by Yoshiharu Tsuge (D&Q)

Find many of these books at your local comic/manga specialty shop or independent bookstore or maybe even your local library!

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A Podcast that recommends great manga to folks who haven't read much manga before!

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Coming Up on Mangasplaining:

  • Ep. 105 Goodbye, Eri by Tatsuki Fujimoto (VIZ Media)
  • Ep. 106 Eniale & Dewiale Volume 1, by Shirahama Kamome (Yen Press)
  • Ep. 107 Nejishiki by Yoshiharu Tsuge (D&Q)
  • Ep. 108 Cherry Magic Volume 1, by Yuu Toyota (Square Enix)
  • Ep. 109 River’s Edge, by Kyoko Okazaki (Kodansha)
  • Ep. 110 The Yakuza's Bias Volume 1, by Teki Yatsuda (Kodansha)
  • Ep. 111 Heavenly Delusion Volume 1, by Masakazu Ishiguro (Denpa)
  • Ep. 112: AKIRA Volume 5, by Katsuhiro Otomo (Kodansha)
  • Ep. 113 Season 4 Retrospective

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Hey Sorry about this! We had a theme crash. We will fix it in the next week or so. - Christopher