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Manga Machinations

329 - Triple Dip 47 - Basara, Claymore, MPD-Psycho


Morgana and Seamus are back to hear dakazu talk about all thing Paru Itagaki with BEASTARS, Beast Complex, and Bota Bota! dakazu also gives his impressions on the new DC manga series Batman Justice Buster and One Op Joker! Then we have an older manga themed Triple Dip with Basara, Claymore, and MPD-Psycho!!!

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  • 00:00:00 - Intro Song: “endless loop” by ROUAGE from Basara, Opening, Introductions, Praising Chainsaw Man and complaining about One Piece
  • 00:00:59 - Listener Emails: Our dream collaborations projects
  • 00:13:32 - Recommendations for digital manga platforms and subscriptions
  • 00:25:06 - Whatchu Been Reading: Transition Song: Dragon Ball Z OST “Prologue”, Darfox teases his newly arrived Glaeolia 2
  • 00:26:47 - dakazu started 2021 by watching the new anime season of BEASTARS and rereading the manga
  • 00:29:05 - Paru Itagaki returns to Weekly Shonen Champion with Beast Complex
  • 00:33:49 - dakazu knows exactly why Paru Itagaki created her new short series Bota Bota
  • 00:37:54 - dakazu is unsure about Batman Justice Buster but One Operation Joker seems to be a promising DC manga
  • 00:43:03 - Deadpool: SAMURAI is a good self-aware Marvel manga
  • 00:44:49 - News: Takehiko Inoue announces new Slam Dunk anime film
  • 00:49:32 - Translator Stefan Koza was also arrested in Japan in 2014 for secret recordings of students
  • 00:52:44 - Shueisha issuing copyright strikes against twitter users including official Dragon Ball artist Fenyo
  • 00:55:56 - Glacier Bay Books announces new series along with digital release of Glaeolia 1
  • 00:56:39 - Next Episode Preview and Rundown: One Shot on Remina, we will review Junji Ito’s chilling tale of a hell star attacking Earth
  • 00:57:33 - Main Segment Triple Dip: Claymore/Basara/MPD-Psycho, Transition Song “Raison d'être” by Nightmare from Claymore, we read the beginning of each older manga for discussion and to see if we’d continue reading it before picking our favorite of the three, including:
  • 00:58:49 - Claymore by Norihiro Yagi
  • 01:21:41 - Basara by Yumi Tamura
  • 01:39:16 - MPD-Psycho by Eiji Otsuka & Shou Tajima
  • 01:56:03 - *SPOILERS* The twists and ending of MPD-Psycho
  • 02:10:28 - We pick our favorite of the three manga
  • 02:12:49 - Next Week’s Topic: Remina, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “wish men” by sunbrain from Beet the Vandel Buster



by Manga Mac Crew