On this Manga Mavericks, its once again time for another news roundup, but this time we try something different! Instead of bogging down the episode with a huge slew of licenses that have been announced since the last time news was covered, Colton & Lum decide to each make their own short list of licenses that they’re personally looking forward to seeing! Its a slight change in format compared to how the Mavericks normally report on news, but it gives them the time and energy to report on and discuss other more pressing matters like the recent statement from Amimaru regarding their questionable translation wages, the noticeable increase in other countries’ need of legal streaming anime after the shut down of pirate site KissAnime and more!! Enjoy.


00:00 – Intro

04:39 – Updates on Act-Age & a statement from Shiro Usazaki

10:17 – NYT Graphic Books List for August

12:12 – July Bookscan List

16:06 – Viz’s Success according to VP of Publishing

23:17 – New Manga from Akihito Tomi 

24:46 – New Manga from Nico Tanigawa

26:04 – Bone Collection ends

27:35 – Time Paradox Ghost Writer ends

29:14 – Little Miss P ending this October

30:54 – Ooku ends this December

31:57 – Double Taisei & Beast Children volumes now available for digital purchase

33:08 – Robot x Laserbeam digital volumes listed for release on Sept 22nd

35:27 – Manga Plus adds Excuse Me Dentist & Hokkaido Gals

38:48 – Crunchyroll Manga adds Junji Ito’s Cat Diary

39:24 – Licensing Corner! (Colton Edition):

  • Monthly Shojo Sunday by Makiru Momoto (Star Fruit Books)
  • Death of Replicist by kkzt (Lilyka Manga)
  • F by Arata Imai (Glacier Bay Books)
  • Cirque du Freak by Darren Shan & Takahiro Arai (Yen Press)
  • Solo Leveling by Chugong & DUBU (Yen Press)
  • Golden Japanesque – Yokohama Karentan – by Kaho Miyasaka (Yen Press)
  • Superwomen in Love by sometime (Seven Seas)
  • Sadako-san & Sadako-chan by (Seven Seas)
  • The Tale of the Outcasts by Makoto Hoshino (Seven Seas)

51:39 – Licensing Corner (LumRanmaYasha Edition):

  • The Intuition of Haruhi Suzumiya by Nagaru Tanigawa & Noizi Ito (Yen Press)
  • Adachi & Shimamura by Hitomi Iruma & Moke Yuzuhara (Yen Press)
  • Sasaki and Miyano by Syou Harusono (Yen Press)
  • The Dark History of the Reincarnated Villainess by Akiharu Touka (Yen Press)
  • I Have a Secret by Yoru Sumino
  • Magical Angel Creamy Mami by Emi Mitsuki (Seven Seas)

58:45 – SuBLime to release Bad Boys, Happy Home next year

1:02:12 – Harvey Award Nominations

1:03:40 – Amimaru controversy

1:13:27 – Ryoma Kitada’s income breakdown

1:18:41 – Pirate sites KissAnime & KissManga finally shut down

1:24:00 – AT&T looking to sell Crunchyroll to Sony

1:29:53 – Con Cancellation Updates

1:31:11 – Update on Books Kinokuniya Sydney Manga Ban

1:32:49 – Undead Unluck wins Tsugi ni Kuru Manga 2020 Awards

1:37:27 – Hell’s Paradise 2nd Character Popularity Poll

1:40:57 – Black Clover 4th Character Popularity Poll

1:49:48 – Burn the Witch anime to stream on Crunchyroll, “Season 2” of the manga announced

1:53:25 – Crunchyroll is supposedly rejecting diverse pitches because of High Guardian Spice backlash

2:01:34 – Community Shout Outs!

2:16:18 – Wrap Up

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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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