Manga Mavericks EP. 29: “One Piece Has A Lot Of Copies In Print”

Manga Mavericks EP. 29: “One Piece Has A Lot Of Copies In Print”

There’s been a lot of doom and gloom about One Piece recently. It got taken off Toonami, then it got dumped by Hulu, and now everyone’s aflame over whether the Pudding twist was sexist…

Nichijou: Fall Down Seven Times, Laugh It Up Eight

Nichijou: Fall Down Seven Times, Laugh It Up Eight

When circumventing the conventions of genre, it’s important to either tread carefully, or avoid it altogether. Tropes and standards keep us safe: they provide a sense of unified human experience…

Manga Mavericks EP. 28 – “My Hero Academia (FEAT. Doctor)”

Manga Mavericks EP. 28 – “My Hero Academia (FEAT. Doctor)”

I AM HERE! And our never-ending fight to discuss great manga continues with another Shonen Jump series discussion! This week we’re talking My Hero Academia with Doctor of the Ass Backwards…

Manga Mavericks EP. 27 – “Black Clover (feat. Annaliese Christman)”

Manga Mavericks EP. 27 – “Black Clover (feat. Annaliese Christman)”

Alternatively titled: Dr. Stockholm, Or: How I Learned To Stop Hating and Love Black Clover. ^ I was thinking of making that the episode title but I thought it would be too long. But yes…

Hana & Hina After School Volume 1

Hana & Hina After School Volume 1

This manga basically tells insecure readers to ignore those normies because they don’t matter, you matter, and you shouldn’t be bothered by what other people think, because there are other people…

Movie Mavericks #5: “Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale”

Movie Mavericks #5: “Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale”

We were going to record a podcast about Toonami, but that fell through, so we’re talking about Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale instead. What a switch. Needless to say we needed some extra…

Manga Mavericks EP. 26 – “Sunday! Sunday! Shonen Sunday!”

Manga Mavericks EP. 26 – “Sunday! Sunday! Shonen Sunday!”

Hey, I technically got this up on Sunday, right? Ah, I suppose it doesn’t matter if you’re not listening to this episode on the day it was posted anyway. Sorry for the delay, but the…

Movie Mavericks #4: “The Red Turtle & Ghost in the Shell (1995)”

Movie Mavericks #4: “The Red Turtle & Ghost in the Shell (1995)”

What, another Movie Mavericks in the same week?! That’s right, since this week’s Manga Mavericks is being delayed a few days, we thought we’d give you a little…

Movie Mavericks #3: “Sailor Moon R: The Promise of the Rose & Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions”

Movie Mavericks #3: “Sailor Moon R: The Promise of the Rose & Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions”

Miss us this past month? Well don’t fret, because on this week’s Movie Mavericks we’ve got a nostalgic double feature to talk about! First up is the classic Sailor Moon movie…

Manga Mavericks EP. 25 – “To Your Eternity”

Manga Mavericks EP. 25 – “To Your Eternity”

It’s been a while since we’ve had a relatively straight-forward episode with just our two Mavericks discussing the news, huh? Well, don’t get used to it. We’ve got a lot of…

Manga Mavericks EP. 24.5 – “Survey Results Special!”

Manga Mavericks EP. 24.5 – “Survey Results Special!”

In this week’s special bonus episode we run down the results of our first annual survey! We discuss the statistics and what you guys like most about the show, as well as suggestions on how…

Manga Mavericks EP. 24 – “The State of Shonen Jump (Feat. Maxy Barnard)”

Manga Mavericks EP. 24 – “The State of Shonen Jump (Feat. Maxy Barnard)”

What does the unprecedented six new Jump Starts in six weeks initiative say about the future of Weekly Shonen Jump? This week our friend Maxy Barnard of Friendship! Effort! Victory! joins us for…