On this episode of Manga Mavericks, we dedicate an entire episode to the latest round of Jump Starts recently featured in Viz Media’s Weekly Shonen Jump! Including the action packed, time travelling adventures of Seiji Tanaka: Secretary to the Managing President, General Time Industries from Keiji Amatsuka, as well as the musical, coming of age story of Alice & Taiyo from Takahide Totsuno. We also discuss Tite Kubo’s latest one-shot, Burn The Witch, and Food Wars creators Yuto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki’s take on One Piece with Shokugeki no Sanji!! Topics of discussion from Colton and Sid include which of the two newest Jump Starts they’d like to see more of, the flaws of Kubo’s general storytelling, and why Shokugeki no Sanji is such a breath of fresh air for Sanji as a character. Enjoy!


0:00:00 – Intro

0:02:02 – Seiji Tanaka
0:19:26 – Alice & Taiyo
0:35:33 – Burn The Witch
0:55:05 – Shokugeki no Sanji

1:15:13 – Wrap Up


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On our next episode we’ll be discussing the classic Shonen Jump manga Shaman King by Hiroyuki Takei, celebrating its 20th anniversary! We’ll be joined once again by Maxy Barnard, who considers Takei’s magnum opus one of his all-time favorite manga! If you have any Shaman King-related comments, questions, or discussion topics you’d like us to talk about, please send them our way either in the comments below, in our Discord server, commenting in the Manga Mavericks thread on Animation Revelation, tweeting them to us, or by sending an e-mail to mangamavericks@gmail.com! And as always, thanks for listening!

About The Author Colton

Colton is just your regular glasses wearing nerd residing in Saint Louis, Misery (that's a joke) who loves reading and collecting manga as a hobby and also records too many podcasts! He started off his podcasting escapades in 2013 when he created Life Lessons: The Gintama Manga Cast, which was a show dedicated to Gintama and its past English release of the manga. From there he became the co-host of shows such as the Manga Corner from Anime3000, Heavenly Kings, One Podcast Prevails and many more. Colton first discovered manga back in 2006 when he bought his first issue of Shonen Jump, and ever since then, his love and passion for manga took off from there! His favorite titles include Sket Dance, Eyeshield 21, My Hero Academia and much, much more. Colton can be found frequenting sites such as Anilist and Twitter under the handle of sniperking323.

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