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488 – Left to Right 3 – Do a Powerbomb!, Godzilla: The Half-Century War

Our friend Wyatt joins us to fill in for Morgana this week! We talk about The Ghost in the Shell: The Human Algorithm, Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt, Naniwa…

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487 – One Shot 71 – Not All Girls Are Stupid

On this episode we talk about Verona cookies, Stray Cat & Wolf, and Avatar: The Last Airbender! Then we examine Minami Q-ta's Not All Girls Are Stupid to…

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486 – Saikyo Selections 16 – Berserk

This week we talk about the Solar New Year and the international popularity of Kagurabachi! Then, we look at the Birth Ceremony chapter in the Conviction arc of…

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485 – Left to Right 2 – Punisher: Born, Punisher: The End, Punisher: The Tyger

On this episode we talk about pro-wrestling in Real vol. 13, cannibals in Astro Baby, and the suicide of Hinako Ashihara. Then, Seamus leads us in a discussion…

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484 – One Shot 70 – Will I Be Single Forever?

This week we discuss impactful anime, Jurassic Park, and the historical manga Shinkuro, Hashiru!! Then we take a look at Mari Okazaki's Will I Be Single Forever? and…

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483 – Triple Dip 79 – March Comes in Like a Lion, Real, The Darwin Incident

On this episode we talk about broken chairs, two-page spreads, Plus-sized Misadventures in Love!, Wombs Cradle, the Water Margin Podcast, and more! Then, we discuss March Comes in…

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482 – One Shot 69 – Hen Kai Pan

Seamus is back! He talks about pro wrestling shows and convenient stores from his trip to Japan! We discuss if manga makes us feel dumb! Then we return…

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481 – Manga in Motion 60 – Netflix Yu Yu Hakusho

481 – Manga in Motion 60 – Netflix Yu Yu Hakusho Morgana returns this week as we take a deep dive into the live-action Yu Yu Hakusho! We…

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480 – New Chapter Check-in 12 Weekly Shonen Jump

A very tired dakazu and Darfox ring in the new year with a New Chapter Check-in! As they breakdown the newest chapters of Chainsaw Man, Black Clover, and…

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479 – Manga Machinations Awards 2023

Happy holidays everyone! Welcome to our annual awards show! dakazu, Darfox8, Morgana, and seamus2389 celebrate with their individual awards, such as Why Are These Boy Problems™ So Fucking…

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478 – One Shot 68 – The Right Way to Make Jump!

On this episode we thank our Ko-fi supporters, give our choices for anime adaptations, give impressions on the Netflix Yu Yu Hakusho, and discuss the use of AI…

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477 – Triple Dip 78 – Innocent, Orb: On the Movements of the Earth, Under Ninja

All the hosts are back to talk about Ireland riots, collapsing stairs, The Boy and the Heron, and more! Then we rally ourselves for the final Triple Dip…

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476 – One Shot 67 – My Pancreas Broke, But My Life Got Better with Jocelyne Allen

We've got a special episode this week! dakazu and Morgana are joined by translator Jocelyne Allen as she returns to chat about the newest Nagata Kabi book My…

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475 – Shojo Showdown 6 – Kimi ni Todoke: From Me to You, Deborah is My Rival, Ceres: Celestial Legend

In this episode Morgana leads the charge as we examine Kimi ni Todoke: From Me to You, Deborah is My Rival, and Ceres: Celestial Legend for a Shojo…

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474 – Morgana’s Manga Makeup 6 – Hajime no Ippo: Fighting Spirit!, Trigun, Scum’s Wish

We've got a mega-sized episode for you this week! Morgana gets to experience Hajime no Ippo: Fighting Spirit!, Trigun, and Scum's Wish for the first time! We also…

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473 – One Shot 66 – Until I Love Myself

This week dakazu returns as Seamus leaves for Ireland! We discuss the end of Attack on Titan, Sexy Tanaka-san, Akuma-kun and more! Then we dive into Poppy Pesuyama's…

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472 – One Shot 65 – Witches: The Complete Collection

Darfox is reunited with ALMOST all the crew. dakazu is still gone but Morgana and Seamus help Dar record a fun tangent filled podcast. With a great conversation…

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471 – Triple Dip 77 – #Killstagram, Scroll if You Dare, WEBTOON at Midnight

Everyone is gone! It's up Darfox and Special Guest ARGBombshell to host the finale of the October Extravaganza for 2023. They are reading three WEBTOON series: #Killstagram, Scroll…

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470 – Triple Dip 76 – #DRCL midnight children, Panorama of Hell, Homunculus

Darfox is out sick this episode, but that doesn't stop us from getting into week 3 of October Extravaganza! We've got a horror manga Triple Dip of #DRCL…

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469 – One Shot 64 – Betwixt

This week we talk about The Poe Clan, Land of the Lustrous, Blue Giant, new anime, Hotel Metsäpeura e Youkoso, and more! Then we examine Betwixt for week…

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468 – One Shot 63 – Be Very Afraid of Kanako Inuki!

Welcome to the start of this year's October Extravaganza! We're kicking things off by looking into Be Very Afraid of Kanako Inuki!, a collection spooky stories from veteran…

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467 – Triple Dip 75 – The Summer Hikaru Died, ATOM: The Beginning, Boy’s Abyss

On this episode we birthday presents, Crazy Food Truck, Youkoso! FACT (Tokyo S-ku Dai Ni Shibu) e, and more! Then we dig into a Triple Dip on The…

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466 – One Shot 62 – Okinawa

This week we talk about Lord Hades's Ruthless Marriage, Cowboy Bebop LIVE, and Yaruki Nante Arimasen! Then we review Susume Higa's fantastic historical manga Okinawa, published through Fantagraphics…

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465 – One Shot 61 – Tatsuki Fujimoto Before Chainsaw Man

On this episode we discuss wrasslin, antipork bias, Cowboy Bebop: The Movie, Master Keaton Remaster, Quantum Break, Blood on the Tracks, Welcome Back, Alice, and more! Then we…

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464 – 9 Year Anniversary Retrospective Redux 4 – Pluto with Aidan Clarke

We're celebrating 9 years of Manga Machinations by revisiting Pluto! We're joined by manga letterer Aidan Clarke to talk about all things Naoki Urasawa! We discuss Monster, Yawara!,…

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463 – Manga in Motion 59 – Belle

This week we talk about Mamoru Hosoda's Belle! What does dakazu have to say about the singing?! We also share our thoughts on the new Netflix One Piece…

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462 – One Shot 60 – River’s Edge

On this episode we talk about anime shops, Check, Please!, Meanwhile, Black Clover, and more! Then, we explore the tragic and extraordinary lives of troubled teens in Kyoko…

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461 – Twiple Dip 8 – Chainsaw Man 15, Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou 3, Dai Dark 5

Morgana is back and ready to revisit manga for a Twiple Dip! We're checking out the next volumes of Chainsaw Man, Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou and Dai Dark!!! Continue…

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460 – Fire Punch part 3

This week we finish our Retrospective on Tatsuki Fujimoto's debut series Fire Punch! We also discuss Tenchu, My Love Story!!, Romance of the Three Kingdoms, MANGA Plus, and…

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459 – Fire Punch part 2

On this episode dakazu gives his thoughts on the anime movie The First Slam Dunk! Then we talk about how everything happened in the volumes we read for…

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458 – Fire Punch part 1

458 – Fire Punch part 1 Join us as we start our Retrospective on Fire Punch! We’ll be comparing Tatsuki Fujimoto’s debut series to his current hit Chainsaw…

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457 – Darfox Dabbles 8 – MANGA Plus 4

This week dakazu and Darfox examine the newer series like Shibatarian, Red Cat Ramen, and Show-ha Shoten! on MANGA Plus for a Darfox Dabbles! We also discuss Slam…

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456 – Ryuko part 2

On this episode we discuss Helck, One-Punch Man, Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War, Barbeque, Drunk Invader, Spunk, and more! Then we finish out our Ryuko Retrospective!!! Continue reading →

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455 – Ryuko part 1

Seamus returns as we discuss bad variety television, Black Clover: Sword of the Wizard King, Level 1 Demon Lord & One Room Hero, Oshi no Ko, and more!…

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454 – Triple Dip 74 – Until I Love Myself, To Strip the Flesh, JACKASS!

Darfox returns to help finish out our Pride and Panels for Pride Month! We do a Triple Dip on Until I Love Myself, To Strip the Flesh, and…

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453 – dakazu diversions 5 – State of Shonen Magazines

Apologies in advance as we had to change up our schedule this week. We have a short episode as dakazu runs solo to talk about the current state…

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452 – Manga in Motion 58 – What Did You Eat Yesterday

Welcome to week 2 of our Pride and Panels month! Darfox and dakazu are here to talk about the live-action What Did You Eat Yesterday? drama! Will they…

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450 – One Shot 59 – Is Love the Answer?

Welcome to the start of this year's Pride and Panels! We're looking at LGBTQIA+ content for the rest of June and we're kicking things off with Uta Isaki's…

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450 – Left to Right 1 – Pretty Deadly, Ursula, East of West

Welcome to a new kind of episode this week! We’re adapting our Triple Dip formula to Western comics with Left to Right! We review Pretty Deadly, Ursula, and…

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449 – Twiple Dip 7 – Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou 2, Dai Dark 4, Chainsaw Man 14

On this episode we return to read the next volumes of Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou, Dai Dark, and Chainsaw Man for our next Twiple Dip! We also discuss the…

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448 – Triple Dip 73 – Orochi, House of Five Leaves, Saturn Apartments

Get ready for tangents galore this week as we keep veering away from a Triple Dip on manga from the new VIZ Manga subscription service! While reviewing Orochi, House of Five Leaves, and Saturn Apartments we…

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447 – One Shot 58 – Dream Fossil

On this episode we delve deep into the late Satoshi Kon’s origins as we review his collection of early manga shorts with a One Shot on Dream Fossil!…

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446 – Triple Dip 72 – PANDORA, Mothers, A Favorable Wind on Full Sails

Seamus and Morgana are back as we try out another live recording this week! We discuss shonen manga, Free Comic Book Day, Skip and Loafer, The Prince of Tennis, and…

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445 – Triple Dip 71 – Dandadan, Choujin X, Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku

This week’s episode was recorded live! We were joined by friend of the podcast, Wyatt from Columbus, Ohio! We talked about Fire Punch, Do a Powerbomb, Heavenly Delusion,…

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444 – Triple Dip 70 – [Oshi no Ko], My Home Hero, Heavenly Delusion

This week we talk about collectables, The Files of Young Kindaichi, Ninja Batman, Skip and Loafer, and more! Then we examine three series that have new anime this…

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443 – Twiple Dip 6 – Dai Dark 3, Tales of the Kingdom 2, Chainsaw Man 13

We’ve got the whole gang back together to talk about Talk to My Back, Suzume, [Oshi no Ko], Kabin no Tsuma, and more! Then we examine the next…

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442 – One Shot 57 – Talk to My Back

Seamus is back and living in America! We celebrate by talking about preferred manga states, Trigun Stampede, the United Red Army in Red, and more! Then we discuss…

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441 – Shojo Showdown 5 – Skip・Beat!, The Wallflower, Godchild

On this episode Morgana has curated another selection of manga for a Shojo Showdown! We examine The Wallflower, Godchild, and Skip・Beat! to see if they make our shojo…

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440 – Triple Dip 69 – Level 1 Demon Lord and One Room Hero, WIND BREAKER, Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End

Seamus is out this week so we take advantage to compare Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End and Level 1 Demon Lord and One Room Hero for a Triple Dip!…

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439 – Triple Dip 68 – The Karman Line, WONDER HOUSE OF HORRORS, Mermaid Town

On this episode we talk about 3D/CGI anime, Chainsaw Man, She Loves to Cook, and She Loves to Eat, Mujina in to the Deep, and more! Then we…

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