On this episode of Manga Mavericks, Colton & Lum invite Jin Chan Yum Wai onto the show to discuss their comics and manga careers! Jin is not only a manga letterer, but also the editor-in-chief of Shrine Comics! A collective of exceptionally talented webcomic artists aiming to bring a fantastic anthology of manga-inspired comics that are currently celebrating their one year anniversary! Jin comes on to talk about his career journey and what he hopes to accomplish with Shrine Comics, including their own upcoming mobile app, which we got to preview before it launches sometime this year! Jin also talks about how he became the letterer for Me & Roboco, as well as his fun personal project working on his own script for a (good) live action Dragon Ball movie! Enjoy!
00:00 – Intro
02:23 – Our Interview /w Jin Chan Yum Wai
10:52 – Jin’s Anime/Manga origins
29:26 – Jin’s Dragon Ball movie script
45:11 – Scanlation culture and Jin’s old spoiler free discord server
56:00 – Why Jin started Shrine Comics
1:06:28 – Talking about the Shrine Comics app
1:19:58 – Highlighting the different titles of Shrine Comics
1:33:27 – Upcoming Kickstarter for physical magazine
1:40:05 – Jin’s work on Me & Roboco
2:02:08 – Wrapping up the interview
2:11:55 – Community Shout-outs!:
- Prima Games Interview with Jin & Vanimals team about Undying
- Prima Games interview with Jin on the Undying soundtrack
- Manga Planet’s interview with Jin about his Shonen Jump Discord & Manga Piracy
- Shrine Comics Youtube, Art Lesson: Comic Fundamentals
- Jin’s Youtube Channel, Making a Page
- Read Right to Left’s Shonen Jump App Spotlight
- Multiversity Manga Club on the Newest Jump Series
- Derek S. McGrath on the Cyclical End to Magu-chan
- AniFem on Oda’s Vindictive Storytelling in response to Criticism of his depictions of female characters
- ANN’s Indian Anime Community profile
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- Ukranian President Zelenskyy’s Plea to the Russian People
- Thread by an Ukranian teen documenting the war
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