Spiraken Manga Review

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Happy 28th birthday to xan

November 30th, 2009

Xan turns another year older this year..

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he will be spending the day drinking

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Ep 78: Xan’s Bizarre Adventure Part 2- Return of The Ripple

November 25th, 2009

In this episode of the Spiraken Manga Review, Xan takes a look at the legend of the second member of the joestar family in his review of "Jojo's Bizarre Adventure" 's second story arc "Battle Tendency" by Hirohiko Arakii

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The second story arc in this long manga, "Battle Tendency" takes place 50 years after the 1st story and focuses on Joseph Joestar, the grandson of Jonathan Joestar the protagonist of the first story arc. Listen as Xan continues describing the use of musical talent in this violent adventure manga.

Music For Episode: ,Intro Music -Jotoro Kujo (Jojo's Bizarre Adventure OST),Ending Music -Opening Theme by Kazunaka Yamane (Double Dragon OST)

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Random Question of the Week: Who would win? Freeman, Jojo, Riki Oh, or Kenshiro?

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Ep 77: What Kind Of A Man Cries? Not Kazuo Koike

November 18th, 2009

In the 77th episode of the Spiraken Manga Review, Xan becomes involved with the 108 Dragons and reviews the crime martial arts action seinen manga , "Crying Freeman" by Kazuo Koike and illustrated by Ryuichi Ikigami

A truly graphic and mature manga, Crying Freeman is one of a kind and truly groundbreaking as one of the first non shonen manga to be released in the united states

Music For Episode: Intro Music -Freeman Main Theme (Crying Freeman L.A. OST),Ending Music -Nothing To Fear (Crying Freeman L.A. OST)

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Ep 76: What The Fuck Can They Do Next?!?!

November 11th, 2009

In this, the 76th episode of the Spiraken Manga Review Podcast, Xan becomes descencitized to gore and violence in the uberviolent and classic seinen manga , "Violence Hero Riki-Oh" by Masahiko Takajo and drawn by Saruwatari Tetsuya


While this manga will probably never be released in America due to it insulting everyone from the jewish to germans to prison inmates and americans. it is truly a bizarre and odd and dramatic manga. Also Xan rants and raves as usual/

Music For Episode: ,Intro Music -No MercyBy Sakamoto Eizo (Riki Oh OST),Background Music -Karma's Fate by Santora (Riki Oh OST),Background Music -Survival Zone by Santora (Riki Oh OST),Background Music -Fascism vs. Six Sided Star by Santora (Riki Oh OST),Ending Music -Soldier of Sorrow by Santora (Riki Oh OST)



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Random Question of the Week: Who would win? Riki Oh or Kenshiro?


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Ep 75: Omae wa mou Shindeiru

November 4th, 2009

In this episode of the Spiraken Manga Review, Xan gets psyched about the uberly violent and awesome classic action manga , "Hokuto no Ken/Fist of the North Star" by Buronson


This manga is truly a classic that should be read by anyone who enjoys violent manga. Xan also tries using a new headset microphone. give him some feedback on how it sounds.


Music For Episode: ,Intro Music -Ai Wo Torimodose!!!By Crystal King (Hokuto no Ken OST),Background Music -Ai wo Torimodose by Uchoten (Lucky Star Ending Theme Collection OST),Background Music -Lu:Na by Gackt (New Fist of the North Star OST),Ending Music -Heart of Madness by Kodomo Band (Fist of the North Star Movie 1 OST)



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Random Question of the Week: How many pressure points does the human body have?


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