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Spiraken Manga Review

24
Jul 2019

Ep 326: Demon Slaying Blade

In this episode, Xan and Gretta review a dark adventure manga about an older brother who is trying to protect the world and his sister from evil monsters. So put on hanafuda earrings, grab a katana and enjoy as they reviews "Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba" by Koyoharu Gotouge

 Demon Slayer Kimitsu no Yaiba

 

 Our hosts discuss how good of a brother tanjiro is, the unique side characters in this manga and how its plot is better than one piece. Hope You Enjoy This Episode

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18
Jul 2019

Spiraken Supplimental Episode: Kyoto Animation Fire

 On the morning of 18 July 2019  at around 10:30 a.m. JST (09:30 pm  EST the 17th), an arson attack occurred at the Kyoto Animation Studio One in the Fushimi Ward of Kyoto. Over 75 people were estimated to be in the building and at least half were killed in this horrible incident.

Kyoto Animation is a Japanese animation studio and a light novel publisher located in UjiKyoto PrefectureJapan. It was established in 1981 by former Mushi Pro staff. Presided by Hideaki Hatta, the company is also affiliated with studio Animation Do. As of 2015, Kyoto Animation has produced 21 anime series and numerous films. Unlike most animation studios, Kyoto Animation's animators are salaried employees rather than freelance workers. Therefore, Kyoto Animation animators are able to focus more on the quality of each frame rather than on meeting frame production quotas. TQuoted directly from wikipedia

The individual who caused this (we shall not use their name) thought he was being plagurised by the anime studio and was swiftly captured by police outside the studio.

Our Hearts, thoughts and prayers go out to those affected by this event.

If you would like to help 

 

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#helpkyoaniheal

Please donate to either Sendai Filmwork's Kyoani gofundme page https://www.gofundme.com/help-kyoani-heal 

donate at the donation boxes at Animate Stores 

or you can donate directly to Kyoto Animation  using the following information

On July 24th, Kyoto Animation released a statement with the details on how they'll be accepting donations directly, with all the information needed for a direct bank transfer. These details (listed below) include a SWIFT code for international transfers. 

 

BANK NAME : THE KYOTO SHINKIN BANK
SWIFT : KYSBJPJZ
BRANCH NAME : MINAMI MOMOYAMA BRANCH
BRANCH NUMBER : 048
ADDRESS : 16-50, YOSAI, MOMOYAMA-CHO, HUSHIMI-KU, KYOTO-SHI, KYOTO-HU, 612-8016 , JAPAN
ACCOUNT NUMBER : 0002890
ACCOUNT HOLDER : KYOTO ANIMATION CO.,LTD., REPRESENTATIVE DIRECTOR, HATTA HIDEAKI

 

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17
Jul 2019

Ep 325: The World Revolves Around Younger Siblings

In this episode, Xan and Gretta review the hilarious manga about an older brother dealing with his crazy inside otaku, outside ms perfect, little sister. So pour yourself some coca-cola, put on a hamster kigu and enjoy as they reviews "Himouto Umaru-Chan" by Sankaku head

 Himouto Umaru-Chan

 

 Our hosts debate about the combination of chocolate and sour potato chips as well as the logic behind some of Umaru's choices. Hope You Enjoy This Episode

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10
Jul 2019

Ep 324: Winners Write History And Leave Out The Truth

In this episode, Xan reviews a historically accurate manga about the struggles a survivor faced after the Sengoku Warring Period in Japan's history. So get out a kimono, draw your katana and enjoy as he reviews "Reiri" by Hitoshi Iwaaki and illustrated by Daisuke Muroi

 Reiri

 

 Xan discusses the historical significance of this manga as well as some intriguing facts about that period in time. Hope You Enjoy This Episode

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3
Jul 2019

Ep 323: Nice Pose

YES MUSCLE! In this muscle building episode of the Spiraken Manga Review, Xan reviews a sports manga that will make you want to join a gym. So enjoy as he reviews "Dumbbell nan Kilo Moteru? / How Heavy Are The Dumbbells You Lift" by Yabako Sandrovich and illustrated by Maam

 Danberu nan Kilo Moteru

 

 Xan geeks out over how much this manga is informative and intriguing. He also discusses the new anime series that came out earlier today and how it depicts the characters accurately. Hope You Enjoy This Episode

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