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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...

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Ep. 40: Vinland Saga, by Makoto Yukimura

VIKINGS! Renowned for their pillaging, conquest, and… really great art? Deb leads the team through the one-and-only Viking manga being published today, and it’s not quite what anyone expected… in a good way! This week on Mangasplaining, we start the Vinland Saga… come along for the journey! Powered by RedCircle...

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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. 25: AKIRA vol. 2 by Katsuhiro Otomo

As we wrap up Season 1 of Mangasplaining, we return to where we started, with the second volume of Katsuhiro Otomo’s epic manga creation, AKIRA. AKIRA Vol. 2 is a great manga that acts as a jumping-off point for a wide ranging talk on printing and publishing, assistants, and art...

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Ep. 21: Saint Young Men vol. 1 by Hikaru Nakamura

This week the Mangasplaining gang tackle the slightly wacky world of… Modern Day Tokyo?! It’s Hikaru Nakamura’s Saint Young Men, which features The Buddha and Jesus as roommates in a cramped Tokyo apartment. Does it deliver on the hilarious high-concept? Only one way to find out! Please note that this...