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Oct 19, 2020

Mitama Security: Spirit Busters is a gag manga about Rena Haze, a teenage girl who’s haunted by over 100 spirits. To manage these spirits, she’s protected by Joh Mitama, a member of Secureity (a pun on rei which means spirit). Joh, however, is afraid of ghosts and as such is very ineffective at his role. Lucky for...


Oct 5, 2020

Bone Collection is set on a version of modern-day earth where people have to worry about regular attacks from yokai - a kind of Japanese spirit. Protecting humanity is exorcists, humans able to use spiritual energy and talismans. The main character is Jinai Kazami, an exorcist who is notable for having almost no...


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...


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...