Tagged: Kodansha

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Ep. 83: AKIRA Volume 4, by Katsuhiro Otomo

This week the Mangasplainers wrap up the third season of the podcast with their continuing look at Katsuhiro Otomo’s legendary manga series AKIRA with volume 4. This volume diverges dramatically from the events of the movie, and is something of a shocker for fans who’ve only seen that. Will THIS be...

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Ep. 81: Sweetness & Lightning Vol 1, by Gido Amagakure

This week Chip hosts his pick from our “Four First Chapters” special in Episode 75, the seinen parenting & food manga Sweetness & Lightning, by Gido Amagakure! But will this manga be a little TOO sweet for Chip’s now-refined manga palette? Listen and find out! Powered by RedCircle Show notes...

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Ep. 80: Space Brothers, by Chuya Koyama

SPAAAAAACE BROTHERS! It’s the story of two young brothers who promise each other to join Japan’s space program and journey to the moon, to Mars, and beyond! Except one of them just got fired from his job for headbutting his jerk boss. What will happen in this episodic dramedy of a...

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Ep. 76: Chi’s Sweet Home, by Konami Kanata

Is Chi just a cute little kitty, or a personification of the bittersweet memories of growing up and away from your innocence? Deb asks this, and the other Big Questions on this week’s episode of Mangasplaining! After the break, the team recommends some great manga and some tunes to listen...