On this episode of Manga Mavericks, its back to basics as Colton & Lum finally get back to covering some manga news, and in under 2 hours! They talk about everything from all the Shonen Jump series that are ending, to more new licenses from Yen Press and Seven Seas, and much more! Our titular Mavericks may mostly spend this week catching up on news and things, but stay tuned for next week when they cover all of the new series that have made their debut in Jump, including Masashi Kishimoto’s Samurai 8, but until then, enjoy!
0:00:00 – Intro/Podcast Updates
0:06:17 – Best Selling Manga Series for the First Half of 2019
0:17:27 – Monthly Bookscan List for April
0:21:21 – Hell Warden Higuma has ended
0:24:20 – Teenage Renaissance! David has ended
0:25:10 – I’m From Japan! moves to Saikyo Jump
0:27:14 – Food Wars Ending Soon
0:31:58 – Gintama Ends on June 17th (For Real This Time)
0:37:14 – World Trigger takes 1 month hiatus
0:39:30 – 3rd Part of Slayers Novel Series Has Debuted
0:40:48 – SSSS. Gridman receives manga adaption and spin-offs!
0:44:21 – New Manga Drawn by Aruko!
0:45:47 – New Yen Press Licenses
0:52:17 – New Seven Seas Licenses
0:57:17 – Tokyopop Licenses “Still Sick”
1:00:39 – Square Enix Launches English Manga Imprint
1:03:27 – Bisco Hatori & Utako Yukihiro Coming to Anime Expo
1:06:11 – Blade of the Immortal getting a new anime adaptation
1:10:48 – More Info 0n Hollywood Live-Action Akira
Community Shout Outs!:
1:14:33 – State of the US Manga Market 2018
1:17:23 – Erica’s Essay on Kase-san
1:18:46 – Vrai Kaiser’s Beginner’s Guide to Yuri
1:19:41 – AniFem Podcast on BL Manga
1:27:14 – Wrap-up!
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