On this episode of Manga Mavericks, in order to combat the early coming of winter in the mid west, Colton & Lum decide to sit down and talk about Akira Toriyama’s Sand Land! A mini-series about a world ravaged by war and disaster and the humans and demons who try and take back their water supply from a corrupt monarchy. Colton discusses the series as someone who has only read it for the first time, while Lum discusses his experience revisiting the series via its original run in Viz Media’s Shonen Jump Magazine all the way back from 2003!
We also discuss our usual helping of manga news including the newest BookScan lists, Hajime Isayama’s original Attack on Titan prototype, and the top 10 Dragon Ball moments as voted by Japanese fans!
0:00:00 – Intro
0:01:39 – Bookscan Top 20 Adult Graphic Novels List for October 2018
0:03:38 – Bookscan Top 20 Manga List for October 2018
0:07:14 – Dragon Ball Super: Broly gets novelization
0:08:47 – Black Lagoon’s Rei Hiroe to Launch New Manga Next Spring
0:11:02 – 2nd Issue of Tezucomi Mag Adds 3 More Manga
0:14:32 – Seiji Tanaka Manga ends
0:16:08 – elDlive ends
0:17:00 – Starving Anonymous ends
0:17:56 – Is Kichijoji the Only Place to Live? Manga Goes on Hiatus
0:19:04 – New Licenses from Sol Press
0:23:32 – Hajime Isayama’s early Attack on Titan manga is now online for free
0:28:30 – Flowers of Evil Live-Action Film Announced
0:31:03 – Dorohedoro TV Anime Announced
0:32:48 – Super Saiyan Blue Goku & Vegeta and Golden Freeza Revealed for Jump Force
0:33:56 – Japanese fans choose Top 10 Dragon Ball moments
0:42:29 – Sand Land by Akira Toriyama
1:22:03 – The portrayal of Jewish and Jewish-coded characters in anime from Anime Feminist
1:25:48 – Wrap Up
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