On this episode of Manga Mavericks, Colton & Lum once again report on and discuss the latest in manga news with new series, what new manga licenses they’re looking forward to, as well new anime films coming to the US! Particular topics include our thoughts on what’s been happening in Fire Force recently, a beloved(?) Fist of the North Star character getting their own isekai manga, and our thoughts on the first chapter of Nio Nakatani’s newest manga, God Bless the Mistaken, the newest simulpub from Yen Press!

Note from Colton: So the day after this episode of the podcast was fully edited, it was announced that both Zero’s Tea Time and The Culprit Hanzawa (Hannin no Hanzawa) had been picked up by Netflix! So I’m just making note of that here since I didn’t have time to mention it in the episode after the fact.

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00:00 – RIP Chris Ayres & the Okamoto Brothers

06:46 – Intro

07:32 – NYT & Bookscan lists

16:34 – New manga from Koji Kumeta

18:03 – New Fist of the North Star isekai manga starring Amiba

19:44 – JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable prequel spinoff starts in December

20:49 – New “Special Project” project coming from Masami Kurumada

22:06 – Nichijou returns

23:06 – Twin Star Exorcist’s first part of the final arc ends next month

23:59 – Kaguya-sama enters final arc

24:29 – Fire Force officially enters final arc

29:43 – Pokemon Journeys manga ends

30:25 – Sugar Apple Fairytale simulpub from Yen Press

32:14 – Rightstuf achieves goal to reprint Aria

32:53 – Lum’s Licensing Highlights:

  • His Majesty the Demon King’s Housekeeper
  • The Idaten Deities Know Only Peace
  • Black and White: Tough Love at the Office (Shiro to Kuro: Black and White)
  • The Two of Them Are Pretty Much Like This
  • I’m Not Meat: Get Your Filthy Paws Off Me!
  • MonsTABOO
  • Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon
  • Crazy Food Truck
  • To Strip the Flesh
  • The Music of Marie

46:42 – Colton’s Licensing Highlights:

  • Rooster Fighter
  • Marvel’s Secret Reverse
  • Death Note Short Stories 
  • I Want to Be a Wall
  • Let’s Go Karaoke!
  • Lost Lad London
  • Namekawa-san Won’t Take a Licking!
  • Box of Light 
  • I Will Forget This Feeling Someday 

58:45 – Takenori Ichihara steps down as Shonen Sunday editor in chief

1:00:08 – Harvey Awards

1:01:49 – Attack on Titan Manga Gallery coming to Anime NYC

1:02:48 – Katsuhiro Otomo complete works project delayed to next January

1:03:40 – Fruits Basket compilation/prequel/epilogue film comes out in February

1:06:17 – Macross Plus movie to screen in US theaters in December

1:07:30 – Sword Art Online Progressive film to stream in US theaters this December

1:08:53 – Final Eureka-7 Hi-Evolution film coming to US theaters in 2022

1:09:53 – Mamoru Hosoda’s Belle coming to NA theaters in January

1:11:03 – Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero trailer & updates

1:13:34 – Blade Runner Black Lotus premieres on Toonami on November 13th

1:13:58 – Disney enters anime licensing game for Disney+ exclusives

1:16:24 – Detective Conan spinoffs Zero’s Tea Time & Hanazawa-san receive anime

1:19:27 – Mob Psycho 100 Season 3 announced

1:20:30 – Viz Dr. Stone character popularity poll results

1:23:29 – Our thoughts on Nio Nakatani’s God Bless the Mistaken

1:29:41 – Community Shout-outs!:

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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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