Tagged: Yen Press

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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...

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Ep. 54: Interview with Ken Niimura

The Mangasplaining Team’s vacation continues, but we still keep bringing you new episodes! This week it’s an interview with Spanish-Japanese manga-ka Ken Niimura, (co)creator of I Kill Giants, Henshin, Umami, and Never Open It: The Taboo Trilogy! It’s a fun look at what it takes to make manga!  Powered by...

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Ep. 38: RaW Hero vol 1, by Akira Hiramoto

Sometimes manga is sexy. Sometimes, it’s “sexy.” And sometimes, just sometimes, it’s RaW Hero Volume 1. This episode and these show notes are extremely NSFW. Powered by RedCircle This Episode:00:00 RaW Hero Vol 1, by Akira Hiramoto54:54 THE BREAK!55:20 Q&A: Do manga creators get influenced by Western comics creators?1:09:00 Shout-outs!

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Ep 7: Yotsuba& Vol 1

It’s the adorable green-haired (maybe) moppet that everyone adores–Yotsuba! But is there a dark undercurrent to this manga that Chip and the gang will discover…? No, no there is not, thankfully, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t similar books out there to avoid. Give this a close listen, learn to...

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Episode 2: Delicious in Dungeon Vol 1

It’s time for the second episode of MANGASPLAINING! In this episode Chip is introduced to action and food manga Delicious in Dungeon, by Ryoko Kui. Does he like it? Deb, Christopher, and this week’s host David, will find out! Thanks to D.A.D.S. for the music and support your local comic and...