Manga Machinations

348 - Manga in Motion 51 - Ping Pong the Animation



On this episode we mourn the sudden death of Kentaro Miura, talk about the vast impact of Berserk, and discuss the strenuous work schedules of manga artists! Then we review the fantastic Ping Pong the Animation and examine the changes director Masaaki Yuasa made to the Taiyo Matsumoto’s original manga!!! 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 the Animation, Opening, Introductions 00:01:04 - News: Berserk creator Kentaro Miura passes away at age 54  00:24:07 - Licensing announcements for Minami Q-ta’s Not All Girls Are Stupid, Toranosuke Shimada’s Robo Sapiens: Tales of Tomorrow, and Wakame Konbu’s The Maid I Hired Recently Is Mysterious 00:28:36 - Grappler Baki BL de wa Nai ka to 1-Nichi 30-Jikan 30-Nichi Kangaeta Otome no Kirok