Manga Machinations

346 - Ping Pong part 1



This episode Darfox is in absentia but that doesn’t stop us from starting a new Retrospective on Taiyo Matsumoto’s Ping Pong! Join us as we take a look at Matsumoto’s fantastic art work and cinematic use of perspectives that tells the tale of two friends who learn what competitive high school table tennis means to them!!! Send us emails! Follow us on Twitter! @mangamacpodcast Check out our website! Check out our tumblr! Join our Discord! Timestamps: 00:00:00 - Intro Song: “Tadahitori” by Bakudan Johnny from Ping Pong, Opening, Introductions, Darfox and Four Loko 00:01:51 - Listener Email: What topic to choose for writing a manga 00:14:22 - Whatchu Been Reading: Transition Song: Dragon Ball Z OST “Prologue”, dakazu got more songs to pair with chapters in Beast Complex 3 00:17:16 - Pop Life 2 deals with some heavier themes around family and death without being overly dramatic 00:20:46 -