In this episode of the Spiraken Manga Review, Xan goes over a manga which has won several awards and is responsible for a sequel series that has become hugely popular in the last year. So sit back and relax as he reviews the comedy manga, "Osomatsu-kun" by Akatsuka Fujio
In this episode of the Spiraken Manga Review, Xan finished out the month of Aliens, Boxers & Crazy Curses, with a series that is celebrating its 30th anniversary. So, enjoy as Xan reviews Rumiko Takahashi's take on Sports Romances in "One Pound Gospel"
While mixing Catholicism and Boxing seems like a risky topic for manga, Xan talks about how it works in this series. He also talks about some of the other series Rumiko Takahashi created and how they stand the test of time. Hope you enjoy
In this episode of the Spiraken Manga Review, Xan continues our theme month of Aliens, Boxers & Crazy Curses, with a series about insane neighbors, unrequited love and unlucky ronins. So, enjoy as Xan reviews Rumiko Takahashi's romantic comedy series "Maison Ikkoku"
In this zany episode of the Spiraken Manga Review, Xan continues the Surprise theme month of Aliens, Boxers & Crazy Curses, with the first long running series by Rumiko Takahashi that made her the sensation she is. So, enjoy as Xan reviews Rumiko Takahashi's sci fi comedy series "Urusei Yatura/ Those Obnoxious Aliens"
Besides being the origin of the first real Otaku Dream Girl, this manga sets up tons of tropes that are used in later manga and Xan talks about severel of these. Xan also talks about the upcoming panels at Otakon and some upcoming plans. Hope you enjoy
In this mini movie review episode, Xan gets flashbacks to high school as he reviews the superhero action movie "Spider-Man: Homecoming ", directed by Jon Watts and starring Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Jon Favreau, Zendaya, Donald Glover, Tyne Daly, Marisa Tomei and Robert Downey Jr.
In this fun episode of the Spiraken Manga Review, Xan begins the Surprise theme month of Aliens, Boxers & Crazy Curses, with the first published manga by Rumiko Takahashi. So, enjoy as Xan reviews Rumiko Takahashi's "Natte ne Yatura/ Those Selfish Aliens"
In this mini movie review episode, Xan puts on his earbuds and jams to amazing music as he reviews the action comedy music filled "Baby Driver", directed by Edgar Wright and starring Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey, Lily James, Eiza González, Jon Hamm, Jamie Foxx and Jon Bernthal.
In this rhythmic episode of the Spiraken Manga Review, Xan steps it up as he reviews an unexpectedly addictive sports manga. So, enjoy as Xan reviews "Sesuji wo Pin! to ~Shikakō Kyōgi Dance-bu e Yōkoso~" by Takumi Yokota
Despite it's unusual concept, Xan found himself really enjoying this manga. Definetly check it out and if you are interested in finding out more about competitive dancing, check out wikipedia on where you can join. Either way Hope you enjoy
In This sepcial con review, Xan is joined by Doug Wilder from Animecons.tv and John McNally of Crazy O.T.A.K.Us. as they talk about their experiences at AnimeNext 2017 from June 9th - June 11th in Atlantic City, NJ.
Besides discussing the technical difficulties in having to re-record this podcast, our intrepid hosts discuss the merits of proper communication between con staff and panelists, the need for better game rooms and what panels/ cosplays were the most memorable at this convention
There is also some talk about what can be done to improve this convention and what our greatest memories about the con are.
Either way Hope you enjoy
In this cheerful episode of the Spiraken Manga Review, Xan takes it easy as he reviews a heartwarming slice of life manga about family, food and friendship. So sit back and relax as he reviews "Amaama to Inazuma/ Sweetness & Lightning" by Gido Amagakure
While discussing the more unique aspects of the story, Xan also discusses where this series will go, which of the recipes he has tried making and what is the craziest thing he has seen a tiny human do. Either way Hope you enjoy