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

April 30th, 2009

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

April 28th, 2009

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

April 25th, 2009

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

April 22nd, 2009

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

April 18th, 2009

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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