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Ep. 65: Dai Dark Volume 1, by Q Hayashida

Darkness! No Parents! Continued Darkness! The Opposite of Light! Black Hole! All of these things await you… and much more… in Dorohedoro creator Q Hayashida’s new manga, Dai Dark Volume 1. But it turns out to be very different than some of the Mangasplainers expected, and the team ends up...

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Ep. 51: AKIRA Vol. 3, by Katsuhiro Otomo

This week, we’re back to where it all began, as the gang luxuriates in the visual feast that is Katsuhiro Otomo’s AKIRA Volume 3. We’re gonna spoil you up front this week: Chip calls it his favourite volume of comics of all time. FOR REALS. Find out why by listening...

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Ep. 49: Blue Period, by Tsubasa Yamaguchi

This week on Mangasplaining, Deb leads the crew through a book that sort of sums up some of the themes of Season 2, with an autobiographically-informed piece of art about art, and a story that’s very similar to another title we talked about in a previous episode. Tsubasa Yamaguchi’s hit...

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Ep. 43: Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin Vol. 1

Get ready for a rollicking deep dive into the Gundam universe with Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin. It’s often described as “Japan’s answer to Star Wars,” but as the Mangasplaining Gang learns this episode, it’s so much more, too! This episode also includes a bonus interview about Gundam featuring comics...