On this episode of Manga Mavericks, its time once again for Colton & Lum to go over some of the news from the past month! Including such big stories as Sony acquiring Crunchyroll, the announcement of Part 9 of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure and Kadokawa venturing into doing their own simulpubs! Plus Lum goes over Comic Beat’s 2021 Comic Industry report in full to see just how well manga sales have been doing over the last year!!

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00:00 – Intro

02:03 – August NYT Graphic Books & Manga List

04:12 – Bookscan List for July

14:06 – World’s End Harem Britannia Lumiere ends

17:49 – New Game ends

19:04 – Inio Asano plans to end Dead Dead Demon’s DeDeDeDeDestruction this year

20:37 – Rei Hiroe opens up about their mental health and Black Lagoon’s hiatus

23:12 – Berserk to have a new chapter published in special memorial issue of Young Animal

25:36 – New Short Story collection from Kaiu Shirai & Posuka Demizu

26:36 – Miki Yoshikawa starts new series this October

29:07 – Tsuyoshi Yasuda’s launching new limited series

30:03 – New manga coming to Grand Jump

31:23 – Takashi Shiina to draw manga adaptation of Yashahime

33:43 – New Lupin III spinoff isekai manga

35:51 – New JoJo manga spinoff & Part 9 announced

38:45 – JoJo: Golden Wind added to Shonen Jump Vault

39:32 – Kubo Won’t Be Invisible & Dandadan now available on Shonen Jump & MangaPlus

42:13 – Beneath the Mask & Girl Crush now available on Comikey

46:12 – Kadokawa announces simulpub program

55:04 – Mangamo adds Jin, announces daily free chapter feature

57:51 – Yen Press licenses

1:09:40 – Square Enix licenses

1:12:45 – Cross Infinite World licenses Return from Death

1:13:49 – Dark Horse comics licenses Cat Gamer manga

1:14:50 – Udon to publish Rose of Versailles Episodes

1:15:52 – Comics Beat’s Comic Industry Report 2021

1:49:25 – Sony completes their purchase of Crunchyroll

1:56:07 – Beth Kawaski appointed new executive director of Media Do

1:57:09 – Warner Bros. & Cartoon Network studios to produce anime under new Senior Vice President of Anime & Action Jason DeMarco

1:58:46 – Makuno terminates contract with Futekiya over unfulfilled obligations

2:00:13 – Junji Ito wins Eisners

2:01:55 – North American Ghost in the Shell & Knights of Sidonia film screenings this month

2:03:48 – JoJo: Stone Ocean anime to premiere worldwide on Netflix in December

2:06:23 – Live-action Pokemon show in production at Netflix

2:07:14 – Anime news (Police in a Pod, Detective Conan: Wild Police Story, Orient & Tatami Time Machine Blues)

2:10:16 – Slam Dunk film will be directed & written by Takehiko Inoue, slated for fall 2022

2:11:39 – Shinsuke Sato to direct Hollywood live-action My Hero Academia film

2:15:37 – Digimon news & controversy

2:21:50 – Viz’s Dragon Ball Super character popularity poll results

2:26:02 – Community Shout-outs!:

2:36:43 – 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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