Spiraken Manga Review

30
Nov

Ep 140: She is Alone While You Have All Of Us

In the 140th episode of The Spiraken Manga Review, Xan celebrates his big 3-0 and compares two adaptations of the Densha Otoko story with "Densha Otoko A Shojo Manga" by Machiko Ocha and "Train Man - Densha Otoko" by Hidenori Hara

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Our Loyal listeners are also givwen the privilage of listening to Xan, Hope, Timbo and Mat sing Karaoke. There is also discussion about the Densha Otoko myth, what Xan did for this long holiday weekend and why 2 chan posters are better then 4chan posters. Hope You Enjoy this episode

Music For Episode: Background Music - Foreigner'sJukebox Hero (Karaoke Version) performed by Xan, Hope, and Timbo ( Karaoke ), Intro Music -Twilight by Journey ( Twilight ), Background Music - Toto's Africa (Karaoke Version) performed by Xan ( karaoke), Background Music - Mr Roboto by polyestics ( Polyistics World Tour ), Ending Music - Sekai wa Sore wo Ai to Yobundaze by Sambomaster ( Densha Otoko Drama OST )

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Random Question of the Week: In the Densha Otoko drama, what song played whenever Kazuya Sakurai had a fantasy about Saori Aoyama?

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23
Nov

Supplimental Episode Q: 21 Songs to Chill To

In Celebration of this Thanksgiving Day Weekend, Xan decided to take a break from Manga, Movies and video games to bring you 21 songs that you can relax or go crazy to. With Xan's color commentary, it is a pretty entertaining episode

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Next week we will be back to the status quo so worry not and remember to definetly check out www.kungfuandtitties.com for new screen shots from the movie. if you have any questions, check out the website and leave a comment or email us at Spiraken@gmail.com Music For Episode: Background Music -Ants Marching by Dave Matthews Band ( Under The Table And Dreaming ),Background Music - Hitori no Yoru by Porno Graffitti ( Hitori no Yoru), Background Music - Everlong by Foo Fighters (The Colour And The Shape ),Background Music - Everything Louder Than Everything Else by Meatloaf (Bat Out Of Hell II - Back Into Hell), Background Music - PJ & Rooster by Outkast ( Idlewild ), Background Music - The Rascal King by The Mighty Mighty Bosstones ( Let's Face It ), Background Music - Good Morning Good Morning by The Beatles ( Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band), Background Music - Hit In The USA by Beat Crusaders ( Beck OST ), Background Music - Falling Down by Oasis ( Higashi no Eden OST ), Background Music - Uragiri no Yuuyake by Theatre Brook ( Durarara! OST ), Background Music - The Grouch by Green Day ( Nimrod ), Background Music - Goldeneye by Tina Turner ( Goldeneye OST ), Background Music - Killer Queen by Queen ( Queen: Greatest Hits ), Background Music - Raspberry Heaven by Oranges & Lemons ( Azumanga Daioh OST ), Background Music - Girls On Film by Duran Duran ( Speed Grapher OST ), Background Music - Her Morning Elegance by Oren Lavie ( Garden State OST ), Background Music - Bullets by Bob Schneider (Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back OST ), Background Music - Redline Day by James Shimoji ( Redline OST ), Background Music - Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In) by Kenny Rogers ( The Big Lebowski OST ), Background Music - You're Gonna Go Far Kid by The Offspring ( Rise and Fall, Rage and Grace ), Ending Music - You Can Call Me Al by Paul Simon ( Negotiations and Love Songs 1971-1986 )

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Random Question of the Week: Who was your favorite song in this list?

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19
Nov

Spiraken Movie Review Ep 54: There Is No Secret Ingredient! Animation Meets Kicking Ass

In the third installment of Spiraken Movie Review's theme month of Karate Kempo & Krazed Kung Fu Master (brought to you by Kung Fu & Titties), Xan & Zorro cover the legends of Awesomeness which are told in the 2008 dreamworks masterpiece "Kung Fu Panda" directed by Mark Osborne and starring Jack Black , Dustin Hoffman, Ian McShane,James Hong, Lucy Lu,Angelina Jo Lee, Seth Rogan and Jackie Chan

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Listen as Xan and Zorro debate on the merits of this modern Kung Fu classic to be. Remember to check out our sponsor, the upcoming film "Kung Fu and Titties" directed by Spiraken guest host Jospeh "Odie" McConnell, it's a movie that any red blooded man should see.

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Please send us any comments concerns and ideas on how to make this podcast better. Let us know so we can do something about it. Also check out the facebook fangroup Spiraken Movie Review, And finally, listen to the primary podcast, The Spiraken Manga Review and check out Xan's sidekickery on the fightbait.com podcast Hope you enjoy.

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Music For Episode:Background Music -Sacred Pools of Tears by James Horner (Kung Fu Panda OST), Intro Music -Hero by James Horner (Kung Fu Panda OST), Background Music -Titties, Beautiful Titties by John Archer Lundgren(Kung Fu & Titties OST), Background Music -Hero by James Horner (Kung Fu Panda OST), Background Music -Oogway Ascends by James Horner (Kung Fu Panda OST), Background Music -Sacred Pools of Tears by James Horner (Kung Fu Panda OST), Background Music -Tai Lung Escapes by James Horner (Kung Fu Panda OST),Background Music -Shifu Faces Tai Lung by James Horner (Kung Fu Panda OST), Background Music -Theme Song by Jack Black (Kung Fu Panda Legends of Awesomeness OST), Ending Music -Kung Fu Fighting by Jack Black (Kung Fu Panda OST)

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Random Question of the Week: What role does Kyle Gass play in this movie?

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16
Nov

Ep 139: A Butterfly Flying in Shame

In this introspective episode of The Spiraken Manga Review, Xan tries something new as he reviews the 2009 manga adaptation of Osamu Dezai's record breaking Novel Ningen Shikkaku or as it is now here No Longer Human written and illustrated by Usamaru Furuya

While it is a shorter episode, the actual legwork to get this episode up was very difficult. Let us know what you think about the end result and Hope You Enjoy this episode

Music For Episode: Intro Music -X Piano no 25 ( Fallen Angel OST ), Ending Music - The Fallen Angel by Fujii Fumiya ( Fallen Angel OST )

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Random Question of the Week: How many version of Ningen Shikaku are mangas?

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12
Nov

Spiraken Movie Review Ep 53: Nok Su Kow! Nok Su Kow!

In this episode of the Spiraken Movie Review, Xan & Zorro continue the theme month of Karate Kempo & Krazed Kung Fu Master (brought to you by Kung Fu & Titties) with a Muay Tai action classic from 1989 starring the Muscles from Brussells himself, Jean Claude Van Damm in "Kick Boxer" directed by Mark DiSalle and also starring Michel Qissi , Dennis Alexio, Dennis Chan,Haskell V. Anderson III, Rochelle Ashana, and Ka Ting Lee

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Laugh as Xan and Zorro banter about the insanity of using Resined up Hemp Ropesas fighting gloves, why Tong Po (Michel Qissi) is such an ugly man how pretty Taiwan is. Remember to check out our sponsor, the upcoming film "Kung Fu and Titties" directed by Spiraken guest host Jospeh "Odie" McConnell, it's a movie that any red blooded man should see.

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Please send us any comments concerns and ideas on how to make this podcast better. Let us know so we can do something about it. Also check out the facebook fangroup Spiraken Movie Review, And finally, listen to the primary podcast, The Spiraken Manga Review and check out Xan's sidekickery on the fightbait.com podcast Hope you enjoy.

Music For Episode:Background Music -The Warriors of Old by Paul Hertzog (Kickboxer OST), Intro Music -Fight For Love by Stan Bush (Kickboxer OST), Background Music -Advanced Training 2 by Paul Hertzog (Kickboxer OST), Background Music -Stone City by Paul Hertzog(KickboxerOST) Background Music -Fight for Love by Stan Bush (Kickboxer OST), Background Music - Feeling Good Today by Beau Williams (Kickboxer OST), Background Music -Stone City by Paul Hertzog (Kickboxer OST), Background Music -Advanced Training 2 by Paul Hertzog (Kickboxer OST), Ending Music -Never Surrender by Stan Bush (Kickboxer OST)

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Random Question of the Week: What was the name of Dennis Chan's dog?

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9
Nov

Supplimental Episode P: Interview With Joseph

This supplimental episode  contains the interview with Joseph McConnell, director of Kung Fu & Titties . The interview with Odie is informative and fun as Xan asks truly intriguing questions about the film.  Hope You Enjoy this episode

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Music For Episode: Intro Music -You're The Best Around by Joe Espositio (The Karate Kid OST )

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Random Question of the Week: How many boobs would you see in this movie in total?

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9
Nov

Ep 138:You Can’t Do That! That’s Not How It Works?

In this episode of The Spiraken Manga Review, Xan interviews Joseph Odie McConnell, Director of "Kung Fu and Titties" as well as reviews the sports, martial arts, action manga "Grappler Baki" by Keisuke Itagak

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The interview with Odie is informative and fun as Xan asks truly intriguing questions about the film. His review of Grappler Baki is to the point and very direct but still entertaining. Hope You Enjoy this episode

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Music For Episode: Intro Music -Guts! Guts! by Project Baki ( Grappler Baki OST ),  Ending Music - Boy's Heart by Project Baki ( Grappler Baki OST )

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Random Question of the Week: How many martial art styles does Baki know?

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5
Nov

Spiraken Movie Review Ep 52: Bruce Leroy, Everybody Was Kung Fu Fighting, Sho’nuff

In this, the 52nd episode of the Spiraken Movie Review, Xan & Zorro begin our theme month of Karate Kempo & Krazed Kung Fu Master (brought to you by Kung Fu & Titties) with an amazing Kung Fu Film from 1985, "Barry Gordy's Last Dragon" directed by Barry Gordy and starring Taimak, Vanity,Julius Carrey,Christopher Murney, Faith Prince, Ernie Rays Jr. with a cameo by William H. Macy

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In order to fully appreciate this theme month, Xan and Zorro discuss what exactly makes a good Kung Fu Movie There is also discussion on Chico DeBarge, why the bitch slap is not a good Kung Fu move, and Tangents galore. Remember to Check out our sponsor, the upcoming film "Kung Fu and Titties" directed by Spiraken guest host Jospeh "Odie" McConnell, it's a movie that any red blooded man should see.

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Please send us any comments concerns and ideas on how to make this podcast better. Let us know so we can do something about it. Also check out the facebook fangroup Spiraken Movie Review, And finally, listen to the primary podcast, The Spiraken Manga Review and check out Xan's sidekickery on the fightbait.com podcast. Also listen for a very special guest in our stinger. Hope you enjoy.

Music For Episode:Background Music -Dirty Books by Faith Prince (The Last Dragon OST), Intro Music -The Last Dragon by Dwight David (The Last Dragon OST), Background Music -7th Heavan by Vanity (The Last Dragon OST), Background Music -Suki Yaki Hot Saki Sue by Raw Dog (The Last Dragon OST), Background Music -The Glow by Willie Hutch (The Last Dragon OST), Background Music -Inside You by Willie Hutch(The Last Dragon OST), Background Music -The Last Dragon by Dwight David (The Last Dragon OST), Ending Music -Rhythem of the Night by DeBarge (The Last Dragon OST)

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Random Question of the Week: How many goons did Eddie Arkadian Hire for the final fight?

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2
Nov

Ep 137: The Jagi’s Guide To World History Part 1

In this episode of The Spiraken Manga Review, Xan is forced to review the Seinen World History Manga "Hetalia Axis Powers" by Hidekaz Himaruya, Meanwhile Timbo is extremely lucky as he gets to review the comedy Superhero Manga "Ratman" by INUI Sekihiko

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The majority of this episode is Timbo and Xan talking about everything except their mangas.From news to emails to their opinions on DC's New 52, they talk about many different topics. However once they finally review their mangas, they also talk about what would be a stereotype of each of the 50 United States, Why Manzo is awesome, and how come most henchmen are incompetitent. Hope You Enjoy this episode

Music For Episode: Background Music - Film News ( 1940's Movie Music), Intro Music -Batman by Neal Hefti ( Batman 1960'sTV series OST ), Background Music - Newstheme ( freesounds.org), Background Music - Marukaite Chikyuu by Daisuke Namikawa ( Hetalia Axis Power OST ), Background Music - Nihon Break Kyoko by Manzo ( Best of Manzo ), Ending Music - Marukaite Chikyuu (America Version) by Katsuyuki Konishi& Ai Iwamura ( Hetalia Axis Power OST )

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Random Question of the Week: How many Superheros from Ratman can you name?

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