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Shonen Flop Recommends #7: One-Punch Man

Sep 26, 2020

One-Punch Man | Netflix

One of the things we constantly said during our recent Mashle recommendation episode was how much it reminded us of One-Punch Man. But what is One-Punch Man? Well, it’s one of the best animes of the 2010s which also serves as a brilliant satire of shonen manga as a whole.

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Sep 21, 2020

As a change of pace, this episode is about an ongoing series you should check out!

Mashle: Magic and Muscles is set where magic is a part of everyday life. Main character Mash, however, is one of few not able to use magic. To compensate, Mash instead has trained his body to a superhuman level. His life is uprooted when...

Shonen Flop Recommends #6: Cromartie High School

Sep 19, 2020

5 Reasons Why Cromartie High School Will Totally Lift Your Spirits

In our next episode of Shonen Flop, we’ll be covering Mashle: Magic and Muscles, a satirical comedy manga making fun of Harry Potter and the growing trend of magical high school anime like Little Witch Academia or The Irregular at Magic High School. The latter is a random anime I’ve never heard of that I found by...

Shonen Flop Recommends #5: Cowboy Bebop

Sep 11, 2020

It feels kind of redundant to write an article recommending Cowboy Bebop. It’s the perennial “anime for people who don’t like anime” because it’s so damn cool that it transcends its own medium. It regularly appears at the top of all-time-great lists and it earns those placements with ease. Sure we had fun...

Sep 7, 2020

Samurai 8 is set in a Star Wars-esque fantasy-sci fi world in which humanity has become scattered amongst the cosmos. Maintaining the peace are the samurai. These powerful warriors are a combination of magic and cybernetics. They consist of those who have died, but had strong enough will to create a new body created...