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by Manga Mac Crew
Manga Machinations

342 - One Shot 38 - Sakuran


On this episode Morgana checks out Kageki Shojo! The Curtain Rises, Darfox started watching the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba anime, and dakazu learns a new minor-sport with Shakunetsu Kabaddi! Then we dive into Sakuran, another gorgeous book by Moyoco Anno about the life of an Edo era courtesan!!!

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  • 00:00:00 - Intro Song: “Karisome Otome (DEATH JAZZ ver.)” by the Ringo Sheena from Sakuran, Opening, Introductions, Morgana’s thoughts on our spoiler-talk about Zack Snyder’s Justice League
  • 00:04:35 - Listener Emails: Our preference for manga volume cover designs
  • 00:16:18 - Whatchu Been Reading: Transition Song: Dragon Ball Z OST “Prologue”, Morgana enjoyed Kageki Shojo! The Curtain Rises and is looking forward to reading more
  • 00:23:25 - Darfox needs to watch all of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba before seeing Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train
  • 00:40:00 - Shakunetsu Kabaddi is a solid sports manga but resorts to bad cliches
  • 00:46:09 - dakazu notices that Beast Complex 2 won’t be able to release in English until BEASTARS is completed
  • 00:47:29 - News: Nagata Kabi will be a featured guest at the 2021 online Toronto Comics Arts Festival
  • 00:50:16 - Anime adaptation announcements for Dance Dance Danseur and Peleliu - Rakuen no Guernica
  • 00:51:58 - The World Ends with You anime opening song by the band ALI changed after their drummer arrested for bank refund scams
  • 00:55:23 - Next Episode Preview and Rundown: Triple Dip, we will read the beginning of three different manga to see if we’d keep reading and also pick our favorite, including: Generation Witch by Uta Isaki, Tokyo Revengers by Ken Wakui, and Oishinbo: Izakaya--Pub Food, Vol. 7: A la Carte by Tetsu Kariya & Akira Hanasaki
  • 00:58:24 - Main Segment One Shot: Sakuran, Transition Song: “Kono Yo no Kagiri” by Ringo Sheena & Junpei Shiina from Sakuran, we review Moyoco Anno’s single volume story about the life of Yoshiwara courtesan Tomeki
  • 01:47:42 - Next Week’s Topic: Generation Witch/Tokyo Revengers/Oishinbo: Izakaya--Pub Food, Vol. 7: A la Carte, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “wish men” by sunbrain from Beet the Vandel Buster



by Manga Mac Crew