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Shonen Flop

Mar 14, 2022

This manga is Rated Level E for Everyone.

David and Jordan give their first thoughts on the Shonen Jump manga Level E from the creator of YuYu Hakusho and Hunter X Hunter. 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.


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  • Shonen Flop is hosted by David Weinberger and Jordan Forbes
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  • 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:

In the present day, hundreds of extraterrestrial species walk the Earth. Some are pacifistic, others violent. Some are here for research purposes, others are career criminals. However, humans don't know they are here.


Now, one more alien has arrived on Earth. One of the universe's foremost geniuses with a personality that's bound to attract all sorts of trouble.