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Shonen Flop

Feb 19, 2024

Manga by Ono, Genki


Look out, it's the Prince of Table Tennis!


We and our guest YouTuber MangaKamen discuss Shonen Jump manga Full Drive


 Show Notes:

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• Shonen Flop is hosted by David Weinberger and Jordan Forbes


• Additional editing assistance by Dylan Krider you can find his podcast, Anime Out of Context at


• Assistance with pronunciation, translation, and other miscellaneous research done by Tucker Whatley and MaxyBee


• Episode art by Merliel (IG: mer_liel)


• Cover art funded by our generous art benefactor Nigel Francis


MAL Description: 

9-year-old Tamashiro Dan is teased relentlessly by others for being weak and small until his grandfather teaches him table tennis and gives him an old worn-out racket. Four years later he's left Germany with his family to Japan, to prove himself on a bigger stage.