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The Speakeasy: The main podcast where we discuss what we’ve been watching, reading, and playing, plus occasional other topics.

Feb 14, 2013

Sports manga and anime are some of the most popular staple series in Japan along side such institutions as shonen fighting and school romance. Almost any sport has at least one series centered around it with many sports like baseball, boxing, and soccer getting several every year. Classic sports titles are influential on Japanese media and culture as seen by constant references, parodies, homages, and allusions. But why are sports series so well received in Japan but essentially ignored in the U.S.? What about the genre as a whole is so poorly perceived when it contains such a wide variety within?

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And now your helpful bartenders at The Speakeasy present your drink:

Official OUFC (Oxford United Football Club) Drink

1 part Aperol
1 part Pisang Ambon
1 part 7-up

Shake ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Strain into Highball glass.