On this episode of Manga Mavericks, Colton & Lum once again catch up on some news! Including the usual serialization news, some industry stuff, a bunch of cool anime and popularity poll news, and so many licenses that they had to pick a select few talk about, but they’re all great nonetheless!! Even after all the news, they still take the time to talk about the first chapter of Choujin X, the newest series from Tokyo Ghoul creator, Sui Ishida, and boy was it a first chapter!!

This episode of the podcast is dedicated to the passing of Shunsuke Kikuchi, Akira Ito, and Kentaro Miura. Thank you for everything you’ve given us, and rest in peace.


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00:00 – RIP Shunsuke Kikuchi, Akira Ito & Kentaro Miura

12:40 – Intro

14:26 – New Manga from Chie Shinkyu

16:11 – Homura Kawamoto

17:24 – Izumi Miyazono

18:15 – Kazune Kawahara

19:17 – Welcome to the NHK gets sequel

22:01 – Jerome Alquie to draw Saint Seiya comic

22:51 – New Gundam 0080 manga centered on Chris

23:56 – Golden Kamuy enters climax

25:27 – Soloist in a Cage enters climax

26:20 – Tokyo Revengers enters final arc

28:16 – Smile Down the Runway ends with volume 22

28:50 – Zettai Karen Children nearing end

30:27 – Kaguya-sama goes on a one-month hiatus

33:28 – Dadadan will be released on Shonen Jump & Manga Plus starting in August/September

35:09 – Moriking now available digitally

36:33 – Drops of God now all available on comixology

38:15 – Drawn & Quarterly publishes Nazuno Saito short manga collection

42:36 – Floating World Comics to publish Tsuge Tadao’s Boat Life

45:09 – Colton’s List of Licenses:

  • Young, Alive, in Love by Nijishima Daisuke: 
  • Rust-Eater Bisco, written by Shinji Cobkubo, Illustrated by K Akagashi and mocha
  • Kiruru Kill Me by Yasuhiro Kano
  • I Am a Cat Barista by Hiro Majima
  • Succubus & Hitman, Written by Makoto Fukami and Illustrated by Seigo Tokiya
  • No Matter What You Say, Furi-san is Scary! by Seiichi Kinoue: 
  • The Exo-Drive Reincarnation Games: All-Japan Isekai Battle Tournament! Original Story by Keiso, manga by Zunta
  • My Lovey-Dovey Wife is a Stone Cold Killer by Donten Kosaka
  • Restart After Coming Back Home and Restart After Growing Hungry by cocomi
  • Robo Sapiens: Tales of Tomorrow by Toranosuke Shimada

1:10:16 – Lum’s List of Licenses:

  • Il Manga Milione by Tatsuya Ihara
  • Not All Girls Are Stupid by Minami Q-ta
  • Tatarism by Tataru Takayama
  • Police in a Pod by Miko Yasu
  • Undead Girl Murder Farce by Yugo Aosaki & Haruka Tomoyama
  • Namaiki Zakari by Miyuki Mitsubachi
  • The Splendid Work of a Monster Maid by Yugata Tanabe
  • Who Wants to Marry a Billionaire? By Mikoto Yamaguchi & Mario
  • The Girl I Want is So Handsome! By Yuama
  • Seaside Stranger: Harukaze no Etranger by Kanna Kii
  • My Wandering Warrior Existence by Nagata Kabi

1:31:05 – Amazia launches Manga Flip app

1:35:03 – Kaiten Books partners with Pathway Book Service for physical distribution of manga

1:36:02 – Yen Press Audio Books

1:38:05 – Kadokawa acquires J-Novel Club

1:40:58 – AT&T to spin off Warner Media for a merger with Discovery

1:43:47 – eBay restrictions on adult anime and manga

1:46:54 – Anime Expo Virtual Event

1:48:24 – Komi Can’t Communicate anime debuts this fall

1:50:37 – Lupin the Third Part 6 debuts in October

1:55:57 – ’97 Dr Slump anime added to Tubi

2:01:00 – New Dragon Ball Super movie announced for 2022

2:05:38 – Demon Slayer: Mugen Train the 2nd highest grossing anime film in the US

2:11:21 – Japanese Poll Ranking Pokemon anime’s Female Protagonists

2:17:28 – Way of the Househusband popularity poll

2:18:04 – Viz Boruto Popularity Poll

2:24:30 – Black Clover character popularity poll interim results

2:27:06 – 2nd Chainsaw Man popularity poll results

2:30:37 – 1st Undead Unluck Popularity Poll results

2:33:25 – One Piece World Popularity Results

2:39:22 – Choujin X by Sui Ishida

2:55:49 – Wrap-Up

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Music Featured:

Planet Namek, Along with Hope, Vanishes by Shunsuke Kikuchi

Tell Me Why by PENPALS

Lum no Love Song by Yuuko Matsutani, composed by Akira Ito

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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