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

May 5, 2024

This month's manga is features the performance art of rakugo. Young Akane pursues her career and plans to avenge her disgraced father.

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Apr 13, 2024

Daemons of the Shadow Realm by Hiromu Arakawa

This month's manga is a new action manga from beloved creator Hiromu Arakawa, best known for her series Fullmetal Alchemist.

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Mar 15, 2024

King in Limbo by Ai Tanaka

This month's manga is part of a new mystery featuring a pandemic, traumatic memories, and brain divers.

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Feb 12, 2024

Be a Receptionist in this Magical World by Mako, Yone, and Maro

This month's manga is part of a new(?) sub-genre of series about the guild receptionist!

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Jan 19, 2024

Neighborhood Story by Ai Yazawa

This month's manga is a seminal work by beloved manga-ka Ai Yazawa, creator of Paradise Kiss and Nana!

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