Manga Mavericks EP. 154: April 2021 News Roundup!
about 5 days ago.
Updated about 5 days ago.
On this episode of Manga Mavericks, its once again time to cover more manga news, as Colton & Lum go over the usual new serializations, sales lists, licenses, and even anime news!! Some of our biggest pieces of news include the end of Attack on Titan and the beginning of the end of My Hero Academia, as well big licenses from Denpa and Discotek Media, and even the long awaited news of a release date for the North American theatrical debut of Demon Slayer: Mugen Train! And just when we thought we were done covering news the first time, we had to add even more before we round out the show! Join us next time as we go over our favorite series, releases, etc from the past year in our annual Best of Manga episode!!
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00:00 - Intro/Winner of our anime poll
04:25 - NYT Graphic Books & Manga for March
06:45 - February Bookscan List
16:01 - My Hero Academia enters "Final Act"
19:05 - Latest run of Paru Itagaki's Beast Complex ends
20:33 - Living Room Matsunaga ends
22:16 - New Game will end with 13th volume
22:56 - Hiroto Wada ends Stitch and the Samurai, begins new manga
24:11 - New Fate manga
28:11 - Azu's new manga
28:51- Waka Hirako’s new manga
30:02 - Koji Aihara’s new manga
31:30 - New Rumic Theater one-shot
33:26 - Makoto Hagino is preparing next project
33:59 - Yuu Watase plans to resumes Arata the Legend
34:36 - Viz no longer holds Cheeky Angel license (as well as Kodansha USA with Animal Land)
39:02 - Zipman!! now available digitally from Viz
41:08 - Denpa licenses Char’s Counterattack - Beltorchika’s Children - & They Were Eleven
45:14 - Square Enix licenses My Isekai Life manga
46:44 - One Peace Books licenses
51:50 - Tokyopop licenses Her Royal Highness Seems to be Angry
53:24 - Ablaze licenses The Breaker
55:46 - Yen Press licenses
58:13 - Cross Infinite World licenses Romance of the Imperial Capital Kotogami
59:37 - Kodansha USA’s new licenses
1:08:30 - Kodansha USA rebranding
1:11:37 - More Seven Seas Light Novel editorial overreach controversy, offers revised editions of previously overedited books
1:15:45 - Department of Justice conducts Antitrust review of Sony’s proposed acquisition of Crunchyroll
1:19:30 - Yasuo Otsuka & Minako Shiba passes away
1:21:46 - Mieruko-chan anime announced
1:23:16 - New Junji Ito collection anime announced
1:25:29 - Yashahime will have second season
1:26:32 - Attack on Titan final season continuing this Winter 2022
1:27:30 - Discotek licenses Dear Brother, Sgt. Frog and more!!
1:37:41 - Demon Slayer: Mugen Train opening in North American theaters on April 23rd
1:40:12 - Jujutsu Kaisen gets anime film adapting Volume 0 this winter
1:41:06 - Gege Akutami plans to end Jujutsu Kaisen within 2 years
1:43:19 - Black Clover gets anime film
1:44:45 - New Black Clover & Dr. Stone Popularity Polls
1:46:42 - This year’s Free Comic Book Day manga samples
1:47:37 - Phantom Seer ends with final volume to include bonus content
1:51:39 - Build King ends
1:54:46 - Agravity Boys epilogue starts April 30th in Jump Giga
1:55:58 - New Shonen Jump series debut: Blue Box & Ame no Furu
2:00:50 - Soloist in a Cage resumes
2:01:41 - Attack on Titan has ended
2:04:21 - All of To Your Eternity is now available to read on Crunchyroll Manga, as well as on the newest Humble Bundle
2:09:01 - Viz Black Clover Character Popularity Poll results
2:17:10 - Community Shout-Outs!:
2:22:45 - Wrap-Up
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