Category: Show Notes & Episodes

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Ep. 110: The Yakuza’s Bias, by Teki Yatsuda

See what happens when a stoic yakuza gets sucked into the world of K-Pop in The Yakuza’s Bias, a hilarious culture clash between the manly men of the mob and glamly men of Korean boy bands. BUT WILL CHIP LIKE IT TOO? Find out! Powered by RedCircle Listen, Subscribe, and...

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MANGA: Wandering Cat’s Cage, by Akane Torikai

MSX: Mangasplaining Extra is proud to present WANDERING CAT’S CAGE, a two-volume manga by Akane Torikai (Sensei’s Pious Lie) that is serializing now at MangasplainingExtra.com. Available every other week for paid subscribers, this manga covers a near-future(?) world in which men have disappeared, reproductivity is controlled by the state, and...

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Ep. 109: River’s Edge, by Kyoko Okazaki

Happy New Year! For the first episode of 2024, we’re starting off with a fascinating, complex 1-shot manga, Kyoko Okazaki’s River’s Edge. In this mature-rated episode, we dig into the startling secret lives of teens in the 1990s, through the unique lens of the incredible josei manga creator Kyoko Okazaki....

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Ep. 107: Nejishiki, by Yoshiharu Tsuge

Diving into the world of Gekiga this week, with the recently released Nejishiki by Yoshiharu Tsuge! Featuring one of the most well-known and important works of Tsuge, ‘Screw Style’, this reprint series has been long-awaited by art comix and manga fans and collectors. But how will the Mangasplainers react to...

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Ep. 106: Eniale & Dewiela Vol. 1, by Kamome Shirahama

The Mangasplainers return to one of their fav artists, Kamome Shirahama of Witch Hat Atelier fame to take a look at her earlier and steamier work, the angel and devil buddy comedy Eniale & Dewiela. Will the angels and devils in this manga provide a chaste reading experiences? Or are the sultry demons...

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Ep. 105: Goodbye, Eri, by Tatsuki Fujimoto

This week, the Mangasplainers go back for a TRIPLE Chip-Dip into the oeuvre of one Mr. Tatsuki Fujimoto, creator of Chainsaw Man and Look Back. Have we pushed Chip too far this episode, making him read a third title by the same person? Does liking those first two titles automatically...