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Shonen Flop

Feb 22, 2021

In this episode, we, and our guest Midnight from MidnightxCross discuss the manga Oumagadoki Zoo. The first Shonen Jump work from My Hero Academia creator Kohei Horikoshi. Tune in as we venture into the challenges of creating the most popular zoo in the world, talking animals, and features a number of characters that...


Feb 10, 2021

Before Fire Force and Soul Eater, there was B. Ichi. A tale of superpowered clowns, bones, and 2000s music references. In this episode, we and our guest Riley Hopkins discuss Okubo’s original manga series before he made it big.

 Show Notes:

  • Episode art by Jennifer Zhu (IG: art_by_toast)
  • You can find Riley...


Jan 25, 2021

ne0;lation is the tale of hotdog-driven expert hacker “cracker” Arata One. One teams up with fellow teenagers Daigo and Yuko to rid the world of evil through the power of computers. Features a manga pitch by David and we’re joined by Andrew Sherman from the ARGonauts podcast. 

 Show Notes:

  • Episode art by Jennifer...


Jan 11, 2021

The year is 2049, 20 years ago Japan opened up its borders to the world and built a hyperloop, the most incredible infrastructure in history. The only ones keeping the peace are Shinobi, Japan’s vigilante heroes who learn how to use magic by reading ancient kung fu tutorials known as ninpo scrolls. The coolest of all...


Dec 28, 2020

Before Kohei Horikoshi created My Hero Academia, he had a lesser-known series - Barrage. Barrage is set in Industria, a planet that after the integration of aliens has become overrun with crime. It is the tale of Astro, a street kid who ends up swapping places with the current prince (who looks just like him) so the...