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Shonen Flop

Feb 12, 2024

Manga by Ono, Genki


What if Araki made a sports manga?


David and Jordan give their first thoughts on Shonen Jump manga Full Drive. 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 Shannon (IG: illuminyatea)


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.