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Manga Machinations

338 - One Shot 36 - Mermaid in the Bottle & Leaper & Mine-kun is Asexual


On this episode we answer lots of emails and dakazu reads about the devastation on the Sanriku Railway during the 2011 Tohoku tsunami in Santetsu! Then we review Isaki Uta’s Mine-kun is Asexual, Mermaid in the Bottle, and Leaper! All three doujinshi are available from Irodori Comics!

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  • 00:00:00 - Intro Song: “Lost in Paradise feat. AKLO” by ALI from Jujutsu Kaisen, Opening, Introductions
  • 00:01:22 - Listener Emails: A manga artist quiz
  • 00:10:49 - Our fanservice favorites
  • 00:35:54 - Preference for older hand-drawn animation
  • 00:53:42 - Whatchu Been Reading: Transition Song: Dragon Ball Z OST “Prologue”, Santetsu - Nippon Tetsudou Ryokou Chizuchou Sanriku Tetsudou Daishinsai no Kiroku is about the Sanriku Railway recovering from the horrible tragedy of the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami
  • 01:04:56 - News: Kickstarter for a feature length anime of The Girl From the Other Side: Siúil, a Rún has been met
  • 01:08:01 - March comes in like a Lion wins Grand Prize for manga at the 2021 Japan Media Arts Festival
  • 01:10:34 - Vertical Comics folded into Kodansha Books and Kodansha Comics
  • 01:15:25 - Denpa Books licenses Mobile Suit Gundam: Char’s Counterattack - Beltorchika’s Children
  • 01:22:23 - Hobonichi Techo recruiting manga artist to participate in Pollyanna 2
  • 01:23:31 - Next Episode Preview and Rundown: One Shot on Beast Complex, We’ll be reviewing Paru Itagaki’s debut anthology about anthropomorphized animals living together in a complex society
  • 01:24:24 - Main Segment One Shot: Mine-kun is Asexual/Mermaid in the Bottle/Leaper, Transition Song: “White-Collar Elegy” by Akio Ootsuka from Africa Salaryman, We review 3 doujinshi by Isaki Uta that are available from Irodori Comics, including:
  • 01:27:25 - *SPOILERS* Mine-kun is Asexual
  • 01:38:03 - *SPOILERS* Mermaid in the Bottle
  • 01:49:42 - *SPOILERS* Leaper
  • 02:12:37 - We share our final thoughts and pick our favorite doujinshi
  • 02:17:15 - Next Week’s Topic: Beast Complex, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “wish men” by sunbrain from Beet the Vandel Buster



by Manga Mac Crew