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Shonen Flop

Feb 28, 2022

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. Listen in as they give an overview of the first chapter, where they think it will go from there, and ultimately their “power word” to describe the series so far. They also dive into some listener questions.

Show Notes:
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• Shonen Flop is hosted by David Weinberger and Jordan Forbes
• Additional editing assistance by Dylan Crider you can find his podcast, Anime Out of Context at
• Episode art by Merliel (IG: mer_liel)
• Cover art funded by our generous art benefactor Nigel Francis
• Our community producer is Luke
• Episode transcriptions by The Ghostwriters: Travis “T” Root, OzyRat, and TrafalagarWolfwood

MAL Description:

Hakuo Gakuin's mighty baseball team consistently makes it to Koushien, and Tamao Azukida dreams of making the team. To achieve his goal, Tamao does extensive research and undergoes a strict daily training regimen. But at tryouts, Tamao meets the enigmatic genius pitcher Tao Ryuudou, and the course of his destiny may be forever changed! If people aren't laughing, then you're not dreaming big enough! A new baseball tale for the era begins!