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Tuesday, November 13th, 2007

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Show #52 - MangaNext Panel: Manga the Complete Guide by Jason Thompson
Show #052 Direct Download:

OP: "Disarm Dreamer" by Aki Misato from Genshiken 2 - episode 4 will change your life.
ED: "Theme of R.O.D ~long version~" from the Read or Die OST, by 岩崎琢

Recorded live at MangaNext 2001, it's Jason Thompson, author of, Manga: the Complete Guide, pimping his book in a 1 and a half hour long panel!

Here's Erin's official review of Manga the Complete Guide

He also writes for Otaku USA magazine, editing the manga section.

shaenon recently posted this bio of Jason Thompson:
Jason Thompson has over ten years' experience as a manga editor, producing the English editions of titles such as The Drifting Classroom, Naruto, Fullmetal Alchemist, Yu-Gi-Oh!, Dragon Ball Z, Hana-Kimi, One Piece, Shaman King, YuYu Hakusho and Uzumaki. As the first editor of VIZ Media's SHONEN JUMP magazine, he helped launch Japan's #1 bestselling manga magazine in America. His writings on manga appear regularly in Otaku USA magazine, and have also appeared in The Comics Journal, PULP and Animerica. His webcomic The Stiff is available at www.girlamatic.com.
Sorry about the huge file size of this episode. The audio quality is pretty low already so I didn't want to make it any worse. If you want a smaller version, email me and I'll make you one. ninjaconsultant (at) gmail.com

Entries from Manga the Complete Guide read out loud at the panel:
Title MtCG Stars
Kazan 4 stars
Pineapple Army 3 stars
Bow Wow Watta 2.5 stars
Guru Guru Pon-Chan 4 stars
Bastard!! Heavy Metal Dark Fantasy 2 stars
Desert Coral 2 stars
Legend of Lemnear 1/2 star
Mega Comics (Gainax, 1991) 1.5 stars
Pretty Face 3.5 stars
Gerard and Jacques 4 stars
Hero Heel 1 star
Countdown: Sex Bombs 3 stars
Adventure Kid 3 stars

Oh check it out! This is our show #52, so if you visit the archives you could listen to one episode per week for a whole year!

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