On this episode of Manga Mavericks, while Lum is away, Colton enlists good friend of the podcast and founder of Weekly Shogakukan Edition, Sakaki, to help cover the usual batch of news from the past month! While they cover the usual serialization, licensing and industry news, they also discuss topics such as Gege Akutami’s hiatus from Jujutsu Kaisen and the conversation around overwork in the manga industry, as well as George Morikawa’s Hajime no Ippo manga finally being made available digitally in Japan and all the other possible titles that could be also be made available in the future! So join us as Colton once again catches Sakaki up on all the cool new manga news! Enjoy!
Colton & Sakaki’s Dragon Ball podcast, Another Day, Another Adventure, is now available publicly wherever you listen to podcasts! So if you liked this episode of Manga Mavericks, be sure to check them out over there!
00:00 – Intro
07:10 – NYT Graphic Books & Manga List for June 2021
09:57 – New Shonen Jump series
15:44 – Hard Boiled Cop & Dolphin ends
20:28 – i tell c ends
25:57 – Nine Dragons’ Ball Parade ends
30:04 – Wotakoi ending on July 16th
31:54 – Souboutei to end with Volume 25
36:45 – Chihayafuru heading towards climax in Volume 47
39:11 – GTO: Paradise Lost to be ‘Last’ GTO Manga
43:44 – Gege Akutami takes a break from Jujutsu Kaisen
57:27 – Me & Roboco digital volumes coming from Viz this October
59:15 – Manga Planet licenses Takehiko Inoue’s Buzzer Beater
1:02:20 – Manga Planet licenses Miyako Bijin Yawa
1:03:34 – futekiya licenses
1:13:30 – SuBLime Licenses
1:18:30 – Viz licenses Record of Ragnarok
1:24:35 – Kodansha licenses
1:35:38 – Yen Press licenses
1:41:05 – Star Fruit Books licenses Hideshi Hino’s City of Pigs
1:44:23 – Glacier Bay Books licenses
1:49:33 – Ablaze licenses
1:53:09 – New Manga Subscription Service: Azuki
1:58:29 – Shonen Jump+ Reality Show
2:01:06 – Kaiju No. 8 circulation numbers & new release schedule
2:04:19 – Jujutsu Kaisen has printed and sold 50 million copies
2:05:44 – Hajime no Ippo now available digitally in Japan
2:13:58 – Haruichi Furudate recommends High School Family
2:17:05 – Sgt. Frog now available on Crunchyroll
2:18:52 – Mobile Suit Gundam trilogy and Char’s Counterattack now on Netflix
2:20:27 – Eden’s Zero & Shaman King anime coming to Netflix this August
2:22:59 – Kevin McMullin To Adapt Made in Abyss Manga
2:26:02 – Wrap up
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- Listen to Sakaki on the Demon Slayer Podcast, Shaman King Podcast & Saturday Night Shoggy!
- Grant’s review of Record of Ragnarok
- Check out and subscribe to Azuki
- Zach Uchuu Shelf’s review of Children of Mu-Town & interview /w Masumura Jushichi