Spiraken Manga Review

30
Apr

Ep 49: Panty Scissors!! How Did Those Get There?

In This Episode, Xan Reviews "Mysterious Girlfriend X"


Besides the review, Xan talks about the Chapter 7 Bankrupcy of Central Park Meida as well as giving more information about his appearance at the Sakura Matsui at the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens on Saturday May 2nd (www.bbg.org) If you are able to find Xan, you will get a free manga and/or a spiraken manga review T-Shirt.

Check Out Xan's Article on Anime3000.com as well as his sidekickery on the Fightbait Anime & Gaming Podcast And finally, we are still looking for the voice of THE WHEEL OF MANGA. Send an mp3 or a voice mail of you saying Wheel of Manga and see if you can become the wheel of manga voice. Contest ends June 1st

Music For Episode: Intro Music-Boyfriend by Koda Kumi (Grow Into One),Ending Music -Trust Your love By Koda Kumi(Affection )

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28
Apr

Ep 48: Four Bishōnens Try To Turn Agorophobic Horrorphile Into A Lady..Good Luck

In This Spiraken Manga Review episode, Xan reviews a shojo manga that stars an agoraphobic horrophile that is hot in some scenes but is chibi in the majority of the Series. And that series is "The Wallflower" (a.k.a. Yamato Nadeshiko Shichi Henge or Perfect Girl Evolution)


And Finally Xan was able to review "The Color of Water, the second in the 3 Part Manwah Series by Kim Dong Hwa.

A coming of age story for a young girl who plans to marry a guy and her mom who has letting go issues. Anyway Xan also more details about his appearance at the Sakura Matsui at the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens on Saturday May 2nd (www.bbg.org) If you are able to find Xan, you will get a free manga and/or a spiraken manga review armband. Check Out Xan's Article on Anime3000.com as well as his sidekickery on the Fightbait Anime & Gaming Podcast And finally, we are still looking for the voice of THE WHEEL OF MANGA. Send an mp3 or a voice mail of you saying Wheel of Manga and see if you can become the wheel of manga voice. Contest ends June 1st Music For Episode: Intro Music-Slow by Kiyoharu (Perfect Girl Evolution OST),Ending Music -Carnation By Kiyoharu(Perfect Girl Evolution OST )
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25
Apr

Supplimental Episode H: Top 50 Anime Openings, Closing, and Background Music of All Time Pt 5(10-1)

The Final part of of our five part supplimental series, "The Top 50 Anime Openings, Closings, and Background Music of all Time According to Various People" We Finally Tell you what the Top Ten Anime Openings, closing and Background music of all time really is . Please comment and send an email on why you like or dislike the list so far and if you have ever heard the songs that are on this list. So without further ado, The Top Ten List

# 10: Rise- By Origa (Ghost In The Shell: Stand Alone Complex OST 2nd Op )

# 09: Guns & Roses- By Paradise Lunch (Baccano! OST Op)

# 08: Give A Reason- By Megumi Hayashibara (Slayers Next OST Op)

# 07: Jajuma ni Sasenaide (Yappa Paa)- By Etsuko Nishio (Ranma 1/2 OST 1st Op)

# 06: Hitori no Yori- By Porno Graffiti (GTO OST 2nd Op)

# 05: Ride on Shooting Star- By The Pillows (FLCL OST Ed)

# 04: Konya Wa Hurricane- By Oomori Kinuko (Bubblegum Crisis OST 1st Op)

# 03: Cruel Angel's Thesis- By Takahashi Youko (Neon Genesis Evangelion OST Op)

# 02: Duvet- By Boa (Seriel Experiment Lain OST Op)

# 01: Tank!- By Yoko Kanno (Cowboy Bebop OST Op)
Since not All the Songs that could have been part of this list were included on the list, here are a couple of honorable mentions.

HONORABLE MENTIONS


Last Piece- By Kirari (GTO OST 1st Ed)
Bokusatsu Tenchi Dokuro Chan By Saeko Chiba (Bokusatsu Tenchi Dokuro Chan OST 1st Op)
Macross- By Makoto Fujiwara (Macross OST Op)
Hit in the USA- By Beat Crusaders (Beck OST Op)
I Want Out- By Yuki Saga (Generator Gawl OST Op)
Cautionary Warning- By John Sykes (Legend of Black Heaven OST Op)
Soremime Cake- By Oranges & Lemons (Azumanga Daioh OST Op)
Venus Says- By Buzy (Twin Spica OST Op)
Speed Racer- By ??????(Speed Racer OST Op)
Call Me, Call Me- By The Seatbelts (Cowboy Bebop OST Bgm)
Party Night- By Asami Sanada (Di Gi Charat OST BGM)
Lonely In Gorgeous By Tommy february6 (Paradise Kiss OST Op)
Infinity- By Megumi Hayashibara (Lost Universe OST Op)
Shine- By Mr. Big (Hellsing OST Ed)
Glaring Dream- By Mad Soldiers (Gravitation OST Ed)
For a list of other songs not played in this episode that are still honorable mentions check out the Spiraken Forum under Honorable Mentions
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22
Apr

Ep 47: Sexy Teacher With Big Boobs And Shotacon Complex Stalks Young Man With Hot Maid

In this, the 47th episode of the Spiraken Manga Review, Xan reviews a series that has is strange violent, cute ahd has a teacher with gigantic boobs! This series is Mahoromatic

Again due to time constraints, Xan was unable to do the review of The Color of Water, the second in the 3 Part Manwah Series by Kim Dong Hwa, but he will do it by episode 48, he promises. Anyway In this episode, Xan is excited about the new rumiko series Rinne as well as the new anime magaizine future anime. Xan also reveals that he will be attending the Sakura Matsui at the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens on Saturday May 2nd (www.bbg.org) If you are able to find Xan, you will get a free manga and/or a spiraken manga review armband. How can you find him? Listen to next week's episode and find out

The final part of "The Top 50 Anime OP/Cl/BGMs of All Time" will be released this saturday and it will be glorious. What will the top ten be. Download it and find out . Also check out John Paul's Podcast, the Fightbait Anime & Gaming Podcast and check out Anime3000.com where Xan is now writing articles and reviews about anime and manga. And finally, we are still looking for the voice of THE WHEEL OF MANGA. Send an mp3 or a voice mail of you saying Wheel of Manga and see if you can become the wheel of manga voice. Contest ends June 1st

Music For Episode: Intro Music-Mahoro no Mambo by Yumi Kikuchi (Mahoromatic OST),Ending Music -Triomatic Ran Ran Ran By Triomatic (Asami Sanada, Manabi Mizuno, Yumi Kikuchi)(Mahoromatic OST 2)

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18
Apr

Supplimental Episode G: Top 50 Anime Openings, Closing, and Background Music of All Time Pt 4(20-11)

The fourth part of of our five part supplimental series, "The Top 50 Anime Openings, Closings, and Background Music of all Time According to Various People" In this episode Xan covers numbers 20-11 and agrees with dave riley about the awesomeness of number 11. Please comment and send an email on why you like or dislike the list so far and if you have ever heard the songs that are on this list. So without further ado, here is the list for #20-11

# 20: Forces- By Susumu Hirasawa (Berserk OST BGM)

# 19: Happy Material (Beloved Version) By Oomae Akane (Negima! OST Op)

# 18: Watashi no Tamagoyaki- By Shimokawa Mikuni (Dragon Half OST Ed)

# 17: Grain- By Kuniaki Haishima (Monster OST Op)

# 16: Sleepless Beauty- By The Seeker (Gravitation OST BGM)

# 15: Heart of The Sword- By T.M. Revolution (Rurouni Kenshin OST 3rd Ed)

# 14: Cutey Honey- By Koda Kumi (Cutey Honey OST Op 5th variation)

# 13: Raspberry Heaven- By Orange & Lemons (Azumanga Daioh OST Ed)

# 12: See You Space Cowboy- By The Seatbelts feat. Mai Yamaru (Cowboy Bebop OST BGM)

# 11: Jun- By Yoshida Takurou (Cromartie High School OST Op)

In the next episode of the supplimental which will be on saturday the 35th, Where we finally reveal the top 10 anime opening closings and background music of all time according to various people. Definetly check it out and hope you enjoy. if you have any questions, check out the website

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15
Apr

Ep 46: Yusuke Urameshi-Delinquent or Savior

Episode 46 of the Spiraken Manga Review brings you the return of Guest Host, Fightbait aka John Paul. He and Xan review a series that has influenced and drawn many people to manga and anime. And that series is Yu Yu Hakusho


Due to time constraints, Xan was unable to do the review of The Color of Water, the second in the 3 Part Manwah Series by Kim Dong Hwa, but he will do it by episode 48, he promises. Anyway In this episode, the two host also banter back and forth about lazy mangaka and Rumiko Takahashi's new series.

The second to last part of "The Top 50 Anime OP/Cl/BGMs of All Time" will be released this saturday and check out John Paul's Podcast, the Fightbait Anime & Gaming Podcast. It is funny and worth listening to, And finally, we are still looking for the voice of THE WHEEL OF MANGA. Send an mp3 or a voice mail of you saying Wheel of Manga and see if you can become the wheel of manga voice. Contest ends June 1st

Music For Episode: Background Music -Koenma's Theme (Yu Yu Hakusho OST)Intro Music-Hohoemi no Bakudan by (Yu Yu Hakusho OST),Background Music -Yusuke's Theme(Yu Yu Hakusho OST), Background Music -Botan's Theme(Yu Yu Hakusho OST), Background Sound -Funeral Rant by Kuwabara(Yu Yu Hakusho OST), Background Music -Funeral (Yu Yu Hakusho OST), Background Sound -Kamehameha by Goku(Dragonball Z: Return of Broli OST),Background Sound -Rei Gunby Yusuke(Yu Yu Hakusho OST), Background Music -Kuwabara's Theme(Yu Yu Hakusho OST), Background Music -Kuwabara's Theme(Yu Yu Hakusho OST),Background Music -Hiei's Theme(Yu Yu Hakusho OST),Background Sound -Dragon of The Darkness Flame by Hiei(Yu Yu Hakusho OST),Background Music -Koenma's Theme(Yu Yu Hakusho OST),Ending Music -Homework Ga Owaranai(Yu Yu Hakusho OST)

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Answer to The Last Question Of The Week:The world's largest rhinestone is located at the Liberace Museum.

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11
Apr

Supplimental Episode F: Top 50 Anime Openings, Closing, and Background Music of All Time Pt 3(30-21)

The third part of of our five part supplimental series, "The Top 50 Anime Openings, Closings, and Background Music of all Time According to Various People" In this episode Xan covers numbers 30-21 and rants about each song. Please comment and send an email on why you like or dislike the list so far and if you have ever heard the songs that are on this list. So without further ado, here is the list for #30-21

# 30: Trust- By Salia (Vandread OST 1st op)
# 29: Kimi Hohoenda Yoru By Elika (Steam Detectives OST Op)
# 28: My Pace Daioh- By Manzo (Genshiken OST 1st Op)
# 27: Driver's High- By L'Arc en Ciel (GTO OST 1st Op)
# 26: Big O- By Rui Nagai (The Big O OST 1st Op)
# 25: Mouse Chu Mouse- By Under 17 (Mouse OST Op)
# 24: Red Fraction- By Mell (Black Lagoon OST 1st Op)
# 23: My Pace- By Sunset Swish (Bleach OST 6th Ed)
# 22: Raion- By Jinn (Blood + OST 4th Op)
# 21: Mask- By Masami Okui (Sorcerer Hunters OST Op)

In the next episode of the supplimental which will be on saturday the 18th, numbers 20-11 will be presented. Almost up to the top 10 so hope you enjoy and if you have any questions, check out the website

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9
Apr

Ep 45: Single Half Dragon Seeks Silky Haired Singer Named Dick. No Slimes Need Apply

In this, the 45th episode of the Spiraken Manga Review, Xan and a returning friend review the series Dragon Half as well as the manwah, The Color of Earth


Also listen as the two host talk about various topics and engage in bashing certain nations economies. Remember Part 3 of "The Top 50 Anime OP/Cl/BGMs of All Time" will be released this saturday and check out the R5 Central Podcast (which we promoed this episode) as well as the Fightbait Anime & Gaming Podcast. Remember, we are still looking for the voice of THE WHEEL OF MANGA. Send an mp3 or a voice mail of you saying Wheel of Manga and see if you can become the wheel of manga voice. Contest ends June 1st

Music For Episode: Intro Music-Sousei by Key (Air TV OST),Ending Music -My Omelette by Kotono Mitsuishi(Dragon Half OST)

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8
Apr

Episode 45 will be late due to inconvenience

Due to my grandmother and dad coming back from PR, i have been roped into picking her up from the airport, and have had to help my mom clean her house for my grandma and make it more accessable for my grandma(who became injured in PR). Sorry for the inconvenience but I have a surprise for ep 45. trust me

Xan-host of the Spiraken Manga Review

4
Apr

Supplimental Episode E: Top 50 Anime Openings, Closing, and Background Music of All Time Pt 2(40-31)

The second part of of the five part supplimental series, "The Top 50 Anime Openings, Closings, and Background Music of all Time According to Various People" In this episode Xan covers numbers 40-31 and tell you a little bit about each song. Please comment and send an email on why you like or dislike the list so far and if you have ever heard the songs that are on this list. So without further ado, here is the list for #40-31

# 40: Sakasama no Choy- By Snow (Hellgirl OST 1st op)
# 39: Sakura Saku By Megumi Hayashibara (Love Hina OST 1st Op)
# 38: Under Star- By Shocking Lemon (Hajime no Ippo OST 1st Op)
# 37: Moonlight Densetsu- By Dali (Sailor Moon OST 1st Op)
# 36: Boku De Aru Tame Ni- By Flying Kids (You're Under Arrest OST 1st Op)
# 35: Hohoemi no Bakuda- By Mawatari Matsuko (Yu Yu Hakusho OST 1st Op)
# 34: 1/3 no Junjou Na Kanjou- By Siam Shade (Rurouni Kenshin OST 6th Ed)
# 33: Logos Naki World- By Yasushi Ishii (Hellsing OST 1st Op)
# 32: Koi no Mahou- By Ichiko (Maburaho OST 1st Op)
# 31: Blues Drive Monster- By The Pillows (FLCL OST bgm)

In the next episode of the supplimental which will be on saturday the 11th, numbers 30-21 will be presented. hope you enjoy and if you have any questions, check out the website

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