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378 - Twiple Dip 3 - Dai Dark, Even Though We’re Adults, The Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service


We’ve got a special Seamus selection Twiple Dip this week! We’re reading the second volumes of Dai Dark, Even Though We’re Adults, and The Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service! Also Darfox talks about the new Mamoru Hosoda film Belle, Morgana reads Akiko Higashimura’s webtoon A Fake Affair, and dakazu loves learning about manga artists in Mangaka Sainyumon!!!

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  • 00:00:00 - Intro Song: “Are You Ready For Me Baby” by Funky Giraffe, Opening, Introductions
  • 00:01:10 - Listener Mail: Our favorite anthropomorphic characters
  • 00:11:01 - Whatchu Been Reading: Transition Song: “Funkymania” by The Original Orchestra, Darfox saw Mamoru Hosoda’s latest film Belle
  • 00:24:11 - Morgana has predictions about Akiko Higashimura’s webtoon A Fake Affair
  • 00:31:17 - Mangaka Sainyumon follows gag manga artist Isami Nakagawa as he interviews Katsuhiro Otomo, Taiyo Matsumomo, Junji Ito, Akiko Higashimura, and other mangaka to learn how to make story manga
  • 00:40:04 - dakazu thought Nana to Kaoru - Kokosei no SM gokko was a fitting end to the series
  • 00:43:11 - dakazu watched Taisho Otome Fairy Tale with his wife and was relieved that the anime did not follow the ending from the manga
  • 00:50:18 - Next Episode Preview and Rundown: Check our Twitter account for an update on the next episode
  • 00:50:40 - Main Segment Twiple Dip: Even Though We’re Adults/The Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service/Dai Dark, Transition Song: “It’s Over” by Generation Lost, We revisit a previous Triple Dip selection and read the next volume for discussion and to see if we’d continue reading it before picking our favorite of the three, Including:
  • 00:51:17 - Even Though We’re Adults by Takako Shimura
  • 01:10:31 - The Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service by Eiji Otsuka & Housui Yamazaki
  • 01:30:35 - Dai Dark by Q Hayashida
  • 01:52:21 - We picks our favorite out of the three manga
  • 01:53:39 - Next Week’s Topic: TBA, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “Crazy for Your Love” by Orkas