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#54.5 First Thoughts on Baoh

What was Araki like before JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure?   David and Jordan give their first thoughts on the Shonen Jump manga Baoh. Listen in as they give an…

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#54 The Last Saiyuki (Ft. Eric from Chris and Eric’s Longbox Adventure)

Does this Journey To The West adaptation have a better Goku than Dragon Ball Z? We and our guest Eric from Chris and Eric’s Longbox Adventure discuss Daijirou…

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#53.5 First Thoughts on The Last Saiyuki

Can a manga be “Oscar bait”? David and Jordan give their first thoughts on the Shonen Jump manga The Last Saiyuki. Listen in as they give an overview…

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#53 Zan (Ft.Manga Historian MaxyBee)

I Zan’t believe this was published in Shonen Jump.   We and our guest Manga Historian MaxyBee discuss Naoya Sugita’s (SWOT) Shonen Jump manga Zan.    Show Notes:…

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#52.5 First Thoughts on Zan

Is the writing in this manga as sharp as a katana?    David and Jordan give their first thoughts on the Shonen Jump manga Zan. Listen in as…

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#52 Golem Hearts (Relook) (Ft. Jeremy Kaplowitz Editor In Chief of Hard Drive)

It’s our two-year anniversary so we’re seeing if this manga still has some “heart”,   We and our guest Jeremy Kaplowitz, the Editor in Chief of Hard Drive,…

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#51.5 Ranking Every Series Covered So Far (2022 Edition)

It’s our two-year anniversary so we’re going to be taking another look at Golem Hearts next week.    So, instead of a typical first impressions episode we’ve ranked…

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#51 Gun Blaze West (Ft. Josh from the Volume One Podcast)

We bite the bullet and read what if One Piece was about cowboys.    We and our guest Josh from the Volume One Podcast discuss Nobuhiro Watsuki’s (Rurouni…

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#50.5 First Thoughts on Gun Blaze West

Does this western manga go south?   David and Jordan give their first thoughts on the Shonen Jump manga Gun Blaze West. Listen in as they give an…

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#50 Hungry Marie (Ft. Rem from Anime Out of Context)

It’s our 50th episode which definitely is leaving us hungry to cover some manga.   We and our guest Rem from Anime Out of Context discuss Ryuuhei Tamura’s…

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#49.5 First Thoughts on Hungry Marie

Is this manga about the daughter of Marie Antoinette going to be revolutionary?   David and Jordan give their first thoughts on the Shonen Jump manga Hungry Marie.…

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#49 School Judgment (Ft. Zach Logan from The One Piece Podcast)

Episode Text: How well does Phoenix Wright for kids hold up in court? We and our guest Zach Logan from The One Piece Podcast discuss Takeshi Obata (Art)…

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#48.5 First Thoughts on School Judgment

How can you object to having a teenage lawyer? David and Jordan give their first thoughts on the Shonen Jump manga School Judgment. Listen in as they give…

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#48 Love Rush! (Ft. Ash from Simping For Senpai)

Does the presence of the “ubermale” gene turn this measly lad into a chad? We and our guest Ash from the Simping For Senpai podcast discuss Ryouhei Yamamoto’s…

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#48.5 First Thoughts on Love Rush

Is love only skin deep? David and Jordan give their first thoughts on the Shonen Jump manga Love Rush. Listen in as they give an overview of the…

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#48 ‌Level E‌ (Ft.‌ Viz Community Manager Godswill)‌

Can the middle child of Yoshihiro Togashi live up to his other works YuYu Hakusho and Hunter x Hunter? We‌ ‌and‌ ‌our‌ ‌guest‌ Viz Community Manager Godswill ‌discuss‌…

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#48 ‌Level E‌ (Ft.‌ Viz Community Manager Godswill)

Can the middle child of Yoshihiro Togashi live up to his other works YuYu Hakusho and Hunter x Hunter? We‌ ‌and‌ ‌our‌ ‌guest‌ Viz Community Manager Godswill ‌discuss‌…

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#47.5 First Thoughts on Level E

This manga is Rated Level E for Everyone. David and Jordan give their first thoughts on the Shonen Jump manga Level E from the creator of YuYu Hakusho…

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#47 Nine Dragons’ Ball Parade (Ft. MasakoX from Team Four Star)

Is this Moneyball meets Dragon Ball? We and our guest MasakoX from Team Four Star (Dragon Ball Z the Abridged Series) discuss Mikiyasu Kamada (story) and by Ashibi…

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#46.5 First Thoughts on Nine Dragons' Ball Parade

This series shows the power of statistics when it comes to baseball. David and Jordan give their first thoughts on the Shonen Jump manga Nine Dragons' Ball Parade.…

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#46 U19 (Ft. Streamer slowbeef)

Imagine The Kids Next Door’s Bizzare Adventure   We and our guest streamer and creator of Let’s Plays slowbeef discuss Yuuj Kimura’s Shonen Jump manga U19.    Show…

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#45.5 First Thoughts on U19

This series dares to envision a world run by adults (shocking - I know).   David and Jordan give their first thoughts on the Shonen Jump manga U19.…

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#45 Black Torch (Ft. Rob from Dad Needs To Talk)

Things can be pretty wild when you can talk to Animals.  This episode we and our guest Rob from Dad Needs To Talk discuss Tsuyoshi Takaki’s Jump Square…

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#44.5 First Thoughts on Black Torch

This manga is pretty #lit #dopeoplestillsaylit #okboomer David and Jordan give their first thoughts on the manga Black Torch. Listen in as they give an overview of the…

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Philosophy School, Yotsuya Sensei's Ghost Stories (Ft. Kendra from the My Hero Academia Podcast)

Did this horror manga from the creator of Haikyu!! nail his serve or was it nothing but net?   In this episode, we and our guest Kendra (@sniperofmyheart)…

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#43.5 First Thoughts on Philosophy School, Yotsuya Sensei's Ghost Stories

A very spooky story from the creator of Haikyu!!   David and Jordan give their first thoughts on the Shonen Jump manga Philosophy School, Yotsuya Sensei's Ghost Stories.…

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The 2021 Shonen Flop Awards

It’s the end of the year so no better time for a best-of (and more importantly worst-of) Shonen Flop awards aka The Floppies. See what manga takes the…

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#42 Neru: Way of the Martial Artist (Ft. Dylan from Anime out of Context)

What if everybody was only kung fu fighting? This episode we and our guest Dylan from Anime out of Context discuss Minya Hiraga’s Shonen Jump manga…

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#41.5 First Thoughts on Neru: Way of the Martial Artist

A throwback to the martial art manga of the 2000s, warts and all. David and Jordan give their first thoughts on the Shonen Jump manga Neru: Way of…

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#41 Hard-Boiled Cop and Dolphin (Ft. Comic book creator Joey Weiser)

The Life Aquatic with John Woo? This episode we and our guest Joey Weiser (Dragon Racer, Mermin) discuss Ryuhei Tamura’s Shonen Jump manga Hard-Boiled Cop and Dolphin.  …

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#40.5 First Thoughts on Hard-Boiled Cop and Dolphin

Giving our first thoughts on one of the longest series we’ve ever covered, we hope this Hard-Boiled egg isn’t too runny.    Listen in as they give an…

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#40 The Hunters Guild: Red Hood (Ft. Comic book artist Alissa Sallah)

It’s easy to get stuck in the plot when you’re thiccer than a bowl of oatmeal   This episode we and our guest Alissa Sallah, comic book creator…

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#32.5 Patreon Unlocked: Chibi Guesses Scoring Ep 1

As we've already released a first impressions episode on Hunter's Guild: Red Hood, in its place we've unlocked our first Chibi Guesses Scoring episode! Tune in next week…

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#39 Monster Tamer Girls (Ft. Comic book artist Zander Cannon)

It’s a story about cute girls taking care of...giant monsters? Look’s like Clifford has some new pals. This episode we, and our guest comic book artist Zander Cannon…

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#38.5 First Thoughts on Monster Tamer Girls

What if the school pet was 60 feet tall?    David and Jordan give their first thoughts on the manga Monster Tamer Girls. Listen in as they give…

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#38 Bokkesan (Ft. Reborn Pyro from Schreddit)

Call in Build King to make Room for what might be the worst manga we’ve ever read yet.   In this episode, we, and our guest Reborn Pyro…

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#37.5 First Thoughts on Bokke-san

David and Jordan give their first thoughts on the Shonen Jump manga Bokke-san. Listen in as they give an overview of the first chapter, where they think it…

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#37 Candy Flurry (Ft. Chip Cheezum from ChipCheezumLPs)

What if everyone in Hunter x Hunter was dumb? This episode we, and our guest Chip Cheezum from ChipCheezumLPs discuss Takegushi, Ippon (Story), Mitarashi, Santa (Art) Shonen Jump…

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First Thoughts on Candy Flurry

Does this lollipop get bitter as you keep licking? David and Jordan give their first thoughts on the Shonen Jump manga Candy Flurry. Listen in as they give…

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Iron Knight

After a great start did Iron Knight keep it up or have a meltdown? Inspired by Berserk we discuss Tomohiro Yagi’s Shonen Jump manga Iron Knight.    This…

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#35.5 First Thoughts on Iron Knight

What happens if you try and make Shin Megami Tensei for kids?   David and Jordan give their first thoughts on the Shonen Jump manga Iron Knight. Listen…

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Build King (Ft. Derek from The Good Friends KAI)

Could this be the worst series we’ve ever read on Shonen Flop? This episode we, and our guest Derek (@greatbigsword) fromThe Good Friends KAI podcast discuss Mitsutoshi Shimabukuro’s…

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First Thoughts on Build King

Now, this is a series in need of home improvement! David and Jordan give their first thoughts on the Shonen Jump manga Build King. Listen in as they…

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Double Taisei

What if Hideo Kojima made a manga about Shogi that was a mashup of Fight Club and Joker?    This episode we, and our guest Tim Batt from…

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First Thoughts on Double Taisei

What happens when Fight Club is your inspiration for a manga about shogi? In this episode of Shonen Flop Chib, David and Jordan give their first thoughts on…

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Look Back (Ft. Geoff Thew from Mother’s Basement)

Episode Text: If there’s one thing we love doing it’s talking about Chainsaw Man and its creator Tatsuki Fujimoto. This episode we, and our guest Geoff Thew from…

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Merch and Patreon!

We're excited to announce we launched a Patreon. For just $5 a month you can get a ton of exclusive content like min eps, warmup audio, and deleted…

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Patreon Unlocked: First Impressions of The Hunter's Guild: Red Hood

As thank you to all our fans we’re unlocking a piece of Patreon content for everyone!  David and Jordan give their first thoughts on the brand new Shonen…

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Red Sprite (Ft. Mitch from Talkin' Anime)

Can I get you a Sprite? Get refreshed while you hear us and Mitch from Talkin' Anime talk about Red Sprite, Tomohiro Yagi’s canceled Shonen Jump manga about…

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First Thoughts on Red Sprite

A Shonen Jump manga based on communism? When you have electrical powers it can be easy to resist. In this episode of Shonen Flop Chib, David and Jordan…

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