Tagged: seinen manga

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Ep. 74: Witches by Daisuke Igarashi & Drops of God by Tadashi Agi and Shu Okamoto

Our third and final entry into witch-week ends with what might be the witchiest book of them all, Daisuke Igarashi’s Witches. Exploring different traditions of witches across a selection of magical realist stories, this is an ambitious book…but does its reach escape its grasp? The Mangasplainers will find out soon! — Then, we dive into another Comixology Manga Must-Read, as...

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Ep. 69: All-Rounder Meguru Vols. 1 & 7, by Hiroki Endo

This week, the Mangasplaining Crew finally get to one of David and Deb’s fave fighting manga, Hiroki Endo’s All-Rounder Meguru! In this unique episode, the team reads the first volume of the MMA manga, then skips to volume 7 to read a volume based on female fighters! Make sure not to tap-out of this one!  Powered by RedCircle IN THIS EPISODE:0:00 ...

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Ep. 64: Blue Giant Volume 5-6, by Shinichi Ishizuka

This week the team dives into their very first music manga, the jazz odyssey that is Blue Giant, by Shinichi Ishizuka! They’re also reading their first-ever series where they don’t start from the first volume, instead they’re diving straight into volume five! Does it work? Does any of it work? Listen to find out on this episode of many firsts...

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Ep. 61 – Kakegurui: Compulsive Gambler, by Kawamoto and Naomura

Are you ready to try your luck on Kakegurui? All it could cost you is millions of yen… or your fingernails? David guides the team through this smash hit seinen manga that pits trust-fund-teens against one another in battles that cause embarrassment and ecstasy, skirting the line between schadenfreude and sadism! Place your bets on what Chip will think… Powered...

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Ep. 59: Ping Pong by Taiyo Matsumoto

“They’re reading a manga… about Ping Pong? But why? How good could it possibly be? Wait, did Chip say it might be his favourite new manga of all time? Chip said that, not Christopher, who’s deeply biased towards liking Matsumoto’s work? Wow. Wow. Maybe I gotta listen to that episode after all.” Get ready our (believe it or not) first...

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Ep.56: The Best Books (for New Readers) of Season One

Tired of “balanced” reviews pointing out strengths and weaknesses of a title? Just want to know what manga you should ACTUALLY read?! Well, this week the full Mangasplaining crew picks their “best manga for folks who haven’t read much manga before” from the first season of Mangasplaining. These are the 11 titles that they recommend… With a few caveats and...