ANNCast Jump Around
by Zac Bertschy,
ANNCast 144 - Jump Around
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Weekly Shonen Jump is now simultaneously released in Japan and America, and we've got editor-in-chief Andy Nakatani and Team Jump editors Urian Brown and Misaki Kido to chat about it! We cover the digital magazine's production, the threat of piracy and much more!
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NSFW Language Warning: Yeah, some cursin'.
ANNCast Episode 144 Breakdown
00:30 Andy Nakatani, Urian Brown and Misaki Kido introduction and their early days at Viz
09:50 The end of Print Shonen Jump
19:00 Weekly Shonen Jump's production process
23:20 WSJ's demographics
31:40 One Piece and why it just never quite hit here very hard
35:40 Twitter time!
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!
Special thanks to Phillip Harrington for designing and creating the ANNCast logo.
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