On this episode of Manga Mavericks, its once again time for our annual Best of Manga podcast!! Colton & Lum look back on some of their favorite moments from not just the series they read but the industry as well (you know, like the slogan?). Join them as they talk about ton of different series such as My Hero Academia, My Broken Mariko, Undead Unluck and so much more! We even introduce a few new categories this time around covering our favorite artistic moments and different attacks/techniques! 2020 may have been quite the bad year overall, but we can definitely say it was an all around great year for manga especially! Enjoy!
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00:00 – Intro
03:26 – Patron Shout-out!
06:26 – Best of Manga 2020:
07:28 – Favorite/Most Important Manga News Stories of 2020
20:23 – Favorite New North American Manga Licenses of 2020
36:02 – Favorite New North American Manga Releases of 2020
1:04:58 – Favorite Ongoing North American Manga Releases of 2020
1:11:04 – Favorite Manga Art of 2020
1:32:09 – Favorite Manga Moments of 2020
1:47:54 – Favorite New Power/Technique/Transformation of 2020
1:56:38 – Favorite Manga Fights of 2020
2:11:26 – Favorite Manga Protagonist of 2020
2:19:04 – Favorite Manga Antagonist of 2020
2:34:27 – Favorite Manga Chapters of 2020
2:47:41 – Favorite Manga Series Finales of 2020
2:56:29 – Favorite New Manga of 2020
3:06:28 – Favorite Currently-Running Manga of 2020
3:22:13 – Manga We Promise to Read in 2021
3:44:30 – Community Shout-Outs!:
- Anigamers Favorite Manga of 2020
- MangaBookshelf Favorite Manga of 2020
- Sloan’s Manga Recommendations 2020
- Read Right to Left Top Manga of 2020 (Part 1, Part 2)
- Manga Machinations Awards 2020
- Weekly Manga Recap 2020 Retrospective
- Multiversity Manga Pod Shonen Jump 2020 Retrospective
- Best Yuri of 2020
- Top Yuri Anime of 2020
- ANN’s Top Anime of 2020, Best LGBTQ characters of 2020 Anime
- Toonami Faithful’s Top 10 Shows on Toonami retrospectives (Part 1, Part 2)
- DBcember 2020 – Top 12 Transformations & Honorable Mentions
- TFS’ Dragon Ball retrospective podcast
- Kanzenshuu Moro arc review
- Interview with Waka Hirako about My Broken Mariko
3:54:23 – Wrap-Up
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- Check out the Weird Science Anime & Manga Podcast!
- Check out our reviews of some of the series mentioned on this podcast:
- A Witch’s Printing Office
- Beastars Volume 4 Review, Vols 5&6 Review
- Blank Canvas
- Blue Flag Review, Podcast
- Burn the Witch
- Love Me for Who I Am
- My Broken Mariko
- The Rose of Versailles
- Sadako at the End of the World
- Silver Spoon Reviews for Volumes 12, 13 and 14&15
- Skull-Face Bookseller Honda-san
- Soul Eater Perfect Edition Vols 1 and 2&3
- Urusei Yatsura Vol 5 Review, Vol 6 Podcast, Vol 7 Podcast