Tagged: seinen manga

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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. 48: The Blood Red Boy, by Minami Q-ta

This week on Mangasplaining David leads the group into our first small-press short-story, Minami Q-Ta’s The Blood Red Boy. We take a deep, deep dive into this story, and while we’d love it if you read ALL the books we cover on the podcast, since this one is just $2...

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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. 41: Golden Kamuy Vol. 1, by Satoru Noda

Get ready to get rugged, as the Mangasplaining team heads north… and back in time!… to the colonization of Hokkaido, Japan at the end of the 1800s. It’s Satoru Noda’s historical, informational, action-filled, occasionally homoerotic, EPIC manga Golden Kamuy! Powered by RedCircle In this Episode:00:00 Golden Kamuy vol. 152:30 The...

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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...