ANNCast
Super Manga Pals Tokyo Drift

by Zac Bertschy and Justin Sevakis, Aug 19th 2011


ANNCast 086- Super Manga Pals Tokyo Drift

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First Justin brings in ANN's CEO Chris Macdonald to discuss our rather unfortunate 36 hours of downtime last week, and why the site's still not exactly zippy. Forgive us if we sound exhausted. It's 'cause we are.

Then Zac chats with returning champions Ed Sizemore and Deb Aoki to talk about all things manga! We discuss what we've all been reading lately, speculate about the projected success of JManga.com, eventually talk about Borders, of course, and then it's Twitter time!

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NSFW Language Warning: Deb Aoki participated in this podcast, so there's a lot of swearing, but you like it that way.

ANNCast Episode 86 Breakdown

0:00 - Justin and Chris talk about ANN's awful week, and why we were down so long.

11:13 - Ed and Deb join Zac to catch up on each other's manga consumption

29:57 - The launch of JManga.com

43:35 - The fans who will never be satisfied, and speed-releases

53:20 - Manga on a Phone

55:40 - The pricing and popularity

1:02:25 - Twitter questions!

And that's it! See you next week!

Have questions for the ANNCast crew? Tweet 'em to @ANNZac! Or check out the community forums thread about the show, or send email questions to zac@animenewsnetwork dot com!

Theme Song: "Bucharest" by The New Division. Check them out on iTunes!

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