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Manga Machinations

347 - Ping Pong part 2


This week dakazu talks about Sui Ishida’s new series Chojin X and the end of pesuyama poppy’s Jibun(Onna) no Karada wo Yurusumade! Then we finish up our Retrospective on Taiyo Matsumoto’s fantastic sports series, Ping Pong!!!

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  • 00:00:00 - Intro Song: “Tadahitori” by Bakudan Johnny from Ping Pong the Animation, Opening, Introductions, Shout out from Mangasplaining
  • 00:03:17 - Listener Email: What topic to choose for writing a manga
  • 00:13:03 - Whatchu Been Reading: Transition Song: Dragon Ball Z OST “Prologue”, Morgana teases Lovesickness: Junji Ito Story Collection
  • 00:16:11 - Superhuman battles in Chojin X remind dakazu of Sui Ishida’s unfinished The Penisman
  • 00:21:49 - Jibun(Onna) no Karada wo Yurusumade ended while showing pesuyama poppy working though their trauma
  • 00:25:25 - News: An interview with Nagata Kabi available for a limited time on Toronto Comic Arts Festival YouTube channel
  • 00:26:35 - Winners of 45th Kodansha Manga Awards include Blue Lock, A Condition Called Love, and Yuria Sensei no Akai Ito
  • 00:34:02 - Upcoming anime adaptation for Komi Can’t Communicate in Fall 2021
  • 00:34:58 - Yasuo Ohtagaki resumes work on Moonlight Mile after 10 year hiatus
  • 00:38:27 - Virtual tour of the Tokiwa-sō Manga Museum now possible through Google Street View
  • 00:42:07 - Next Episode Preview and Rundown: Manga in Motion on Ping Pong the Animation, We’ll be reviewing all 11 episode anime adaptation of Taiyo Matsumoto’s manga directed by Masaaki Yuasa
  • 00:43:04 - Main Segment Retrospective: Ping Pong, Transition Song: “‘Ano Yoake Maeno’ Bokura ni Tsuite” by Merengue from Ping Pong the Animation, Comprehensive review of Taiyo Matsumoto’s seinen sports series that explores how competitive high school table tennis effects different athletes
  • 01:46:31 - Next Week’s Topic: Ping Pong the Animation, Social Media Rundown, Sign Off Song: “wish men” by sunbrain from Beet the Vandel Buster



by Manga Mac Crew