After over 3 years, we’ve reached the 100th episode of Manga Mavericks! And to celebrate, we’re joined by a panel of special guests, including Morgana Santilli from Manga Machinations, Buggy from DaLadyBugProductions, and Maxy Barnard from Friendship Effort Victory, to discuss the topic of Manga Piracy! We hold nothing back and go all in as we discuss our thoughts and feelings on pirating manga and other media, as well as how the topic is handled and discussed amongst both in fandom and industry circles. We also give tips on how best to support the industry and just where to buy manga. Thankfully there are tons of options, so be sure to listen and enjoy!

Join us next Sunday, October 27th, for Part 2 of our 100th episode, as we discuss the results of our recent survey where listeners weighed in on their favorite episodes of Manga Mavericks, as well as the Mavericks Crew’s favorites as well! 


0:00:00 – Intro/The Story of Manga Rock

Discussion Topic:

0:07:28 – The State of Manga Piracy

2:20:32 – Wrap-up


Enjoy the show, and follow us on twitter at @manga_mavericks, on tumblr at, and on Youtube! You can also follow the hosts on Twitter at @sniperking323 and @lumranmayasha. If you’d like to help support the show financially you can pledge to our Patreon and receive some awesome rewards like our Patreon-exclusive Bonus pods! If one-time donations are more your speed you can donate to Colton’s Ko-fi here and LumRanmaYasha’s Ko-fi here, and if you want to support LumRanmaYasha’s art and other projects you can donate to their personal Patreon. Don’t forget to also like and subscribe to us on Youtube and iTunes and leave us reviews to help us curate the show and create better content!


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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