On this episode of Manga Mavericks, its time once again (as much as we try and avoid it) for another news episode, but to spice things up, we’re joined once again by our lovable, chicken hating friend from Friendship Effort Victory, Maxy Barnard, as we discuss GANGSTA. author Kohske’s recent outcry on Twitter against scanlations of her work and how we feel about people’s responses to her tweets, as well as manga piracy in general.

Other topics and news pieces we discuss on this episode include Maxy’s excitement over new things coming from Grand Jump, the new Goku balloon being featured in this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade, and the announcement of a live action Hollywood Attack on Titan movie! Enjoy!!

PODCAST BREAKDOWN:

0:00:00 – Intro

News:

0:01:52 – Shonen Jump manga shorts continue with Yusei Matsui and Tadatoshi Fujimaki

0:04:54 – Bleach: Can’t Fear Your Own World novels to end at Volume 3

0:07:46 – Anonymous Noise ends in 5 chapters

0:09:11 – Shueshia launches two new Grand Jump sister magazines

0:22:10 – New Digital First Licenses from Kodansha

0:32:13 – New Cross Infinite World Licenses

0:35:20 – Sol Press to launch digital manga/visual novel platform

0:45:41 – 92nd Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade will feature a Goku balloon

0:55;57 – Andy Muschietti to direct Hollywood Attack on Titan film

1:02:07 – Updates on dissolving Crunchyroll/Funimation partnership

 

Discussion Topic:

1:05:34 – Kohske asks scanlators to stop sharing GANGSTA.

 

Community Shout-outs!

1:39:11 – Anime Feminist Interview /w Mamoru Hosoda

1:42:48 – Spiral Radio podcast from DaLadyBug Productions

1:47:21 – Annaliese Christman’s Themed FF art months on Twitter (Noctvember, Promptober, Scientember, ArdynAugust, Julyfreya)

 

1:50:21 – Wrap Up

 

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Friendship Effort Victory

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Lum’s Review of Anonymous Noise Vol 1 

 

About The Author Colton Solem

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 is 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 One Piece, Eyeshield 21, My Hero Academia and much, much more. Oh yeah, guess he likes anime as well (but truth be told didn't know what it actually was until about 2007). Colton can be found frequenting sites such as MyAnimeList and Twitter under the handle of sniperking323.

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