Tagged: Kodansha

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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...

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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...