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?...
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December 7 - AKIRA vol. 4 by Katsuhiro Otomo
December 14 - Season 3 Retrospective
December 21 - Interview Episode!
December 28 - Interview Episode!
January 4 - Season 4 Begins
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- Ep. 85 – Chainsaw Man vol 1 by Tatsuki Fujimoto
- Ep. 84: The Best Manga Of Mangasplaining Season 3! With Awards!
- Ep. 83: AKIRA Volume 4, by Katsuhiro Otomo
- Ep. 82: Division Chief Kosaku Shima (Kodansha Bilingual Comics), by Kenshi Hirokane
- Ep. 81: Sweetness & Lightning Vol 1, by Gido Amagakure
- Ep. 80: Space Brothers, by Chuya Koyama
- Ep. 79: Kowloon Generic Romance, by Jun Mayuzuki
- Ep. 78 – Our Colors, by Gengoroh Tagame
- Ep. 77 – MOB PSYCHO 100, by ONE
- Ep. 76: Chi’s Sweet Home, by Konami Kanata
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