Spiraken Manga Review

31
Oct

Ep 225: WHAT DID YOU DO IN DRACULA’S COFFIN?!!

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!! In this spooky episode, Xan debates on what candy to eat and talks about the greatest mangaka's interpretation of the most famous vampire of all time. So sit back and enjoy as Xan reviews Osamu Tezuka's slapstick comedy series "Don Dracula"

 

Despite the large infodump Xan gives on the origin of this manga, He also talks about how unique it is compared to his other series and how slapstick fixes the vampire genre in general. Xan also lays out this podcast's plans for the next 8 months and hopefully we can stick to it. Anway, be safe this Halloween. Have a blast and enjoy this episode. 

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23
Oct

Ep 224: Pssshuuuuuu

In this episode of the Spiraken Manga Review, Xan becomes increasingly hungry as he talks about delicious food and drink. So sit back and enjoy as Xan reviews the seinen food manga series "Wakako Zake" by Chie Shinkyu

 

While geeking about about this amazing series, Xan also discusses the weird nature of food manga, the potential issues that Wakako has as a person and why french fries are definitely a stand along food. Either way, Hope you enjoy

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18
Oct

Ep 223: Horse Racing Leads to Love, Loss and Revenge

In this episode of the Spiraken Manga Review, Xan learns what it takes to condition a horse and become a winner as he reviews a romantic dramatic shoujo sports manga written by Hinako Ashihara. So enjoy as Xan reviews "Derby Queen"

 

While offering his feelings about this series, Xan also discusses the origin of the word "Derby", the proper etiquette of dealing with jerky kids and ponders the reason why the Wheel of Manga is spinning so low. Either way, Hope you enjoy

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11
Oct

Ep 222: Handicapped Does Not Mean Helpless

In this episode of the Spiraken Manga Review, Xan learns to look the other way from Illicit dealings as he reviews the action crime drama manga series "Gangsta" written by Kohske

 

Besides discussion about the obvious similarities between this and Black Lagoon, Xan discusses his recent trip to NYCC (not too much, a con report is coming soon) and he discusses the dirty feeling he gets from reading this manga. Either way, Hope you enjoy

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6
Oct

Spiraken Mini Movie Review: Blade Runner 2049

Do Androids still dream of Electric Sheep? Well In this mini movie review episode, Xan ponders that questions as he reenters the world of Philip K Dick's magnum opus.Prepare to question if you are real or not as  Xan reviews "Blade Runner 2049" directed by Dennis Villenueve and starring Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford, Ana de Armas, Sylvia Hoeks, Robin Wright, Mackenzie Davis, Carla Juri, Lennie James, Dave Bautista, and Jared Leto.  

 

Blade Runner 2049

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