24Jan

Assassination Classroom – Manga Corner

By Colton Solem / January 24, 2015 / Manga Corner, Podcasts, Uncategorized / No Comments

Ever have that weird teacher who inspires their students to kill them? Jd and Colton review Viz’s new license, Assassination Classroom (Ansatsu Kyoushitsu), while uncovering Koro-sensei’s true colors. Episode Title: “Assassination Classroom: Detention or Honor Roll” Episode Count: 15 Run Ti...

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27Dec

Attack on Titan – Manga Corner

By Colton Solem / December 27, 2014 / Manga Corner, Podcasts / No Comments

Attack on Titan may be all about Titans, survival, and Mikasa’s emoticon expressions, but if you’re a gaijin, or foreigner, living in Japan (like Jd), Titans are a guise to hate on foreigners. Jd and Colton steers Attack on Titan towards Japan’s isolated history and gives listeners something real...

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25Oct

Comical Inventions – Manga Corner

By Mr. Russell / October 25, 2014 / Manga Corner, Podcasts / 2 Comments

Jd, Colton, and Manga & Mascara guest artist, Arcadia Page, talk their favorite inventions from Gundam, Dr. Slump, and Doraemon, and whether inventions from anime and manga are more than just science fiction. Episode Title: “Anywhere Doors to Comical Inventions” Episode Count: 12 Run Time: 00...

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31Aug

Children of the Sea on the Manga Corner

By Jd / August 31, 2014 / Manga Corner, Podcasts / No Comments

Children of the Sea is a beautiful manga, but Jd and Colton draw out its creepiness with some ghostly tales and ancestral ties from Okinawa and Japan. Episode Title: “Comical Inventions” Episode Count: 11 Run Time: 00:45:43 Host(s): Jd Banks, Colton Solem Executive Producer: Sean Russell Recordin...

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3Aug

The Quick and the Deadbeat – Manga Corner

By Jd / August 3, 2014 / Manga Corner, Podcasts / 2 Comments

When it comes to Father’s Day, there are only two kinds of dads: the quick dad (he’s on his game!) and the deadbeat dad (might as well jumped off a cliff). Which anime and manga dads will get the “Greatest Dad in the World” cup? Manga Corner Episode Title: “The Quick and the Deadbeat” Episode Cou...

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3Jun

Comedic Knee to the Balls with Harems – Manga Corner

By Jd / June 3, 2014 / Manga Corner, Podcasts / 11 Comments

In this episode of the Manga Corner, giggly Jd and misunderstood Colton talk about their peeves and pluses about harem manga and reverse harem manga. MANGA CORNER Episode Title: “Comedic Knee to the Balls with Harems” Episode Count: 10 Run Time: 00:46:43 Host(s): Jd Banks, Colton Executive Produc...

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16Apr

Mean Worlds – Manga Corner

By Jd / April 16, 2014 / Manga Corner, Podcasts / 1 Comment

In celebration of Yuri’s Night, Colton from Gintama Life Lessons comes on the Manga Corner to share some life lessons about manga featuring aliens. But they’re not just aliens—they’re mean, powerful, and sometimes, funny mean worlds. MANGA CORNER Episode Title: “Mean Worlds” Episode Count: 09 Run...

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13Sep

Osamu Tezuka’s The Crater – Manga Corner

By Jd / September 13, 2013 / Manga Corner, Podcasts / No Comments

Andrew Nevo of The Kansai Club, joins the Manga Corner to discuss their plans to release an English version of Osamu Tezuka’s The Crater. MANGA CORNER Episode Title: “Meet New Manga Publishers, The Kansai Club” Episode Count: 07 Run Time: 00:25:10 Host: Jd Banks Guest: Andrew Nevo Exe...

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20Jun

“Manga’s Better When You Get It” – Manga Corner

By Jd / June 20, 2013 / Manga Corner, Podcasts / No Comments

King of RPGs’s co-author and former Viz Media editor, Jason Thompson, joins the Manga Corner to talk about Japanese culture MANGA CORNER Episode Title: “Manga’s Better When You Get It” Episode Count: 07 Run Time: 01:16:16 Host: Jd Banks Guest: Jason Thompson Executive Producer: ...

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4Apr

“Manga is Funnier When You Get It” – Manga Corner

By Jd / April 4, 2013 / Manga Corner, Podcasts / No Comments

Living Tall in Japan blogger and Tokyo resident, Jamie Lynn Lano, joins the Manga Corner to discuss Japanese cultural references frequented in manga. MANGA CORNER Episode Title: “Manga is Funnier When You Get It” Episode Count: 06 Run Time: 01:25:11 Host: Jd Banks Guest: Jamie Lynn La...

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