On this episode of Manga Mavericks, Colton & Lum catch up on some news, and more importantly, finally get to the newest simulpubs from Shonen Jump and a few other services! First they cover futekiya’s first ever simulpub with Pink Heart Jam by Shikke, along with Don’t Blush, Sekime-san! from Shigure Tokita on Manga Plus! They also cover some special chapters with the newest chapter of Shokugeki no Sanji from Food Wars duo, Yuto Tsukuda & Shun Saeki, as well as the newly drawn pilot chapter of The Promised Neverland from Kaiu Shirai & Posuka Demizu entitled, We Were Born! After all that is said and done, we cover the newest round of new Shonen Jump titles, starting with the return of two veteran authors with The Elusive Samurai from Yusei Matsui (Assassination Classroom & Neuro) and Witch Watch from Kenta Shinohara (SKET Dance & Astra Lost in Space), as well another series from Kazusa Inaoka (Invade You) with i tell c, and last but not least, Nine Dragons’ Ball Parade from Mikiyasu Kamada & Ashibi Fukui, Jump’s newest sports manga a whole 7 months after the end of Haikyu! Which new Jump series do our Mavericks think will possibly be axed first!? Tune into the show to find out! Enjoy!
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00:00 – Intro
02:43 – Top 10 Manga Franchises of Fall 2020
08:29 – Most Efficient Selling Manga For Retailers
13:06 – Nagata Kabi’s New Series
15:03 – Maki Enjoji and Izumi Miyazono both launch new manga in Petit Comic
16:05 – New Manga from Buronson and Nozaki Hanaichi in Big Comic Zokan
17:39 – New Fist of the North Star spinoff manga about filming a drama
18:50 – New Manga from Kazanna
20:22 – Vertical World to end on April 1st
21:41 – Horimiya ending after 10 years
22:50 – Moriarty the Patriot will continue after all with new arc in April
23:37 – Classic 70’s gag manga Gutsy Frog now on Mangamo
25:22 – Seven Deadly Sins: Four Knights of the Apocalypse now being Simulpublished from Kodansha
27:04 – Lum’s Licensing List:
- I’m in Love with the Villainess
- Skip and Loafer
- Monster Guild: The Dark Lord’s (No-Good) Comeback!
- The Masterful Cat Is Depressed Again Today
- Creepy Cat
- Daily Report About My Witch Senpai
- Tai Ari Deshita: Ojō-sama wa Kakutō Game Nante Shinai
- My Love Mix-Up!
- Girlfriend, Girlfriend
- Space Pirate Captain Harlock (by French artist Jérôme Alquié)
41:32 – Colton’s Licensing List:
- Kamen Rider
- Sundome!! Milky Way
- Happy Kanako’s Killer Life
- A Life Turned Upside Down: My Dad’s an Alcoholic
- Boy Meets Maria
- Bungo Stray Dogs: Beast
- March Comes in Like a Lion
- Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End
- Akira Toriyama’s Manga Theater
1:00:41 – Kodansha, Shueshia, & Shogakukan invest in MyAnimeList through a third party allotment
1:03:27 – Laura Takaragawa appointed new VP of Consumer Productions & Licensing Promotions at Viz Media
1:05:03 – Viz Media’s Sales in 2020
1:09:35 – Yen Press’s sales in 2020
1:11:44 – Comments from Stu Levy about Tokyopop and the industry
1:18:17 – Overall Manga Industry growth in North America and Japan
1:20:22 – Kaiju No. 8 fastest Shonen Jump Plus title to reach 1 million copies in print
1:22:44 – Demon Slayer tops 150 copies in circulation
1:23:42 – Demon Slayer officially #1 all-time Japanese film internationally
1:25:42 – Gotouge nominated for the TIME 100 NEXT List
1:28:43 – Nominees for Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize
1:31:03 – Pink Heart Jam by Shikke
1:44:07 – Don’t Blush, Sekime-san! by Shigure Tokita
1:49:31 – Shokugeki no Sanji Chapter 2
2:00:20 – The Promised Neverland Pilot Chapter: We Were Born
2:09:04 – The Elusive Samurai by Yusei Matsui
2:25:44 – i tell c (GO INTO THIS ONE BLIND) by Kazusa Inaoka
2:41:09 – Witch Watch by Kenta Shinohara
2:54:01 – Nine Dragons’ Ball Parade by Mikiyasu Kamada & Ashibi Fukui
3:10:31 – Community Shout-Outs!:
- Multiversity Manga Club on latest batch of new Shonen Jump series
- Spy x Family: Disarming the Myth of the Nuclear Family
- Chainsaw Man’s Beautiful Depiction of Platonic Relationships
- MHA and Demon Slayer: Two Sides of the Same Coin
- Toonami Faithful Podcast Discussion on Gatekeeping
- Saturday Night Shoggy Podcast
- MHA Pod episodes featuring RogersBase, as well as Arune and Morgan Perry
- The Big Three
- Hero’s Notes
- Isaki Uta and Freedom of Expression
- Marion’s Leaper review
- Mercedes’s Leaper review
- Gee’s Leaper review
- TamaHero’s Pokemon FireRed & LeafGreen video
3:29:11 – Wrap-Up
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