Spiraken Manga Review

9
May

Ep 298: The Dempsey Roll

Round Two Hundred and Ninty Eight! In this episode of the Spiraken Manga Review, Xan gets in the ring and prepares to defend ths amazing shonen sports manga series "Hajime no Ippo" by George Morikawa

 

As Xan regales us with his knowledge of the "Hajime no Ippo" Universe, he also educates us on the finer points of sports manga Hope you enjoy this podcast.

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7
May

Ep 297: Straight From Japan! Not Kids Stuff

In this ultracrazy episode, Xan hops on a motorcycle and heads to Neo Tokyo as he reviews the post apocalyptic Sci Fi Political Drama manga series "Akira" by Katsuhiro Otomo

 

Besides the discussion of the long running series, our host also expresses his true feelings about the manga as well as the historical significance it has. Hope you Enjoy

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4
May

Ep 296: You Can Buy A Lot of Donuts For $$ Sixty Million

In this episode, Xan prepares to search the desert for peace and love as he reviews this sci fi western action adventure manga. So enjoy as he reviews "Trigun" by Yasuhiro Nightow

 

Besides talking about the manga, Xan also discusses the craziness behind the characters and the popularity of the anime series. Hope you Enjoy this episode

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2
May

Ep 295: Miyazaki’s Masterpiece Manga

In this mystical episode of the podcast, Xan revisits Hayao Miyazaki's greatest work but this time he gets to review the manga. So enjoy as he reviews the shonene sci fi post apocalyptic fantasy adventure manga  "Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind" by Hayao Miyazaki

 

Check out Spiraken's review of the Nausicaa Anime movie here  and compare as Xan talks about the differences between the anime and the manga in this episode. Hope you Enjoy

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30
Apr

Ep 294: Get Cash Now Cleaning Murder Scenes!

In this fucked up episode, Xan is horrified yet intrigued as he reviews a manga about the exciting life of crime scene clean up. So enjoy as he reviews the psychological drama mystery manga series "Route END" by Nakagawa Kaiji

 

Yeah... our Host is just as perplexed as you are in why this series is a shonen manga. if you have a theory email us at spiraken.com

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