On this episode of Manga Mavericks, Colton has a lot of news and manga to cover, but with the help of his conveniently newfound podcast hosting powers, he won’t have to go at it alone! First he enlists the help of Shonen Sunday enthusiast, Bomber D. Rufi (@kiirobon), in order to not just tackle whatever news they could at the time, but also cover all of the new one shots now available on the Shonen Jump app and website from well known artists such as Boichi, Yusuke Murata and Yusei Matsui! Join our heroes as they tackle such exciting news stories including the overwhelmingly huge wave of new Boys Love manga that have arrived on the market through futekiya and other publishers, SOZO Comics licensing new series from their humble beginnings to be read on Comixology, as well as the most taxing challenge in all of manga fandom: Kodansha USA licensing new shojo manga when one of them is actually from a shonen magazine!!! (Disclaimer: Labels don’t actually matter, but this is also the internet we’re talking about)

After Colton and Bomber exhaust themselves with the news, Colton summons his faithful friends, co-host LumRanmaYasha and Maxy Barnard from Friendship Effort Victory, to tackle not just the latest Black Clover and We Never Learn popularity polls, but what also might be some of the most controversial new series to come out of Manga Plus: Hina Change and Dear Sa-chan! Both of the these new simulpubs are…challenging to say the least! Both of which tackling controversial subject matter that may be too much for some people, but not the Mavericks! Find out how they feel about these and all the rest of the new manga that have come out in the past month, on this, the latest episode of the podcast! Enjoy!!




0:00:00 – Intro

0:04:40 – Bookwalker Top Selling Titles for First Half of 2019

0:07:09 – June BookScan List

0:17:36 – Chapter 51 of One Piece Drawn by Boichi

0:33:46 – Science vs Magic from Yusuke Murata and Inukorosuke

0:50:07 – F-Ken from Yusei Matsui

1:06:15 – Hinomaru Sumo Ends

1:13:05 – Night Owl Song from Dagashi Kashi’s Kotoyama (And other Sunday Updates!)

1:23:06 – Futekiya Launches BL Manga Subscription Service

1:27:36 – Viz’s SuBLime Imprint Licenses Given (and others)

1:36:22 – BL Licenses from Tokyopop

1:42:52 – Drawn & Quarterly Releases Compilation of Manga from Kuniko Tsurita

1:43:48 – SOZO Comics Releases on Comixology

1:57:01 – Kodansha USA’s New Shojo Licenses + Initial D Vols 39-48

2:11:09 – Anime NYC Guest Announcements

2:14:15 – My Hero Academia The Movie -Heroes: Rising-

2:25:01 – New Animated Gintama Movie Announced

2:34:58 – Konami Announces New Yu-Gi-Oh! TV Anime


Topic(s) of Discussion:

2:45:44 – 3rd Black Clover Character Popularity Poll

2:59:26 – 2nd We Never Learn Character Popularity Poll

3:09:23 – Dear Sa-chan by Iori Asaga

3:22:48 – Hina Change by Gaku Kajikawa

3:44:13 – Recommendations 


3:58:13 – Wrap-up


Enjoy the show, and follow us on twitter at @manga_mavericks, on tumblr at mangamavericks.tumblr.com, 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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