The Manga UK podcast is back for its seventh episode, in which Jerome Mazandarani wins friends and influences people in Norwich, Rory Doona discusses the world of Know Your Anime, Andrew Hewson sobs in the corner and Jonathan Clements reveals the inner workings of the Happiness Project. Meanwhile, Jeremy Graves can’t get enough Princess Jellyfist.
Start – 00:03:26 Pre-show chatter including the Contemporary Japanese Media symposium in Norwich.
00:03:26 – 00:15:04 Cliffhanger question answered — what’s changed about anime and fans in the UK? Includes a gratuitous plug for the new translation of the Art of War.
00:15:04 – 00:44:56 Gangnam style, Manga UK news + September releases, Rory speaks, although not for long.
00:44:56 – 1:04:20 Pay-per-view for Initial D, Anime & the Oscars, the zen question regarding the difference between coming third and coming fourth.
1:04:20 – 1:54:15 [End] Ask Manga UK, including details of the Bandai Europe piranha tank and jibes directed at people called Tony and companies called Sony.
Available to download now, or find it and an archive of previous shows at our iTunes page.