Clippety cloppity, get your dick beaters off my property. That’s going to be our custom car alarm if we ever manage to make such a thing. Or maybe we can just run a crowdfunding campaign for it, raise a bunch of money and the stop updating two years after it closes and just hope no one finds out where we live. Continue reading Manga Pulse 370: ActMan
Uh oh. This episode has a certain number combination within it. One that we can’t help but notice will cause people to giggle uncontrollably. Well get all your hyuks out over thirty-six because we all know no one lives to be that old. If they tried, the sandmen would come and get them. Continue reading Manga Pulse 369: D-D-D-D-Dill
After climbing through sewers, sifting through coins and murdering random plants, the acid has finally worn off. Tim and Weltall have climbed back out, cleaned themselves off, posted bail, and broke into a closed Borders warehouse to read some manga. It took them a long time to find something original buried among the unsold copies of Princess Ai.
Tim reviews Hoankan Evans no Uso. This is basically what happens when when a mangaka snorts meth and watches a Sergio Leone marathon. It’s about a legendary lawman in some vague part of the Old West. While he’s proficient at catching criminals, he has yet to land a girlfriend and is contstantly stirking our while trying to use his father’s advice which fails. Once some characters are established, the plot picks up and the humor begins working getting it up to Crackers.
Weltall then digs into Dolly Kill Kill. It’s about rejected character designs from Five Nights at Freddy’s suddenly appearing and ushering in the apocolypse. The first couple of chapters set things up and skip forward about a year. Our main character finds a group of survivors who are attempting to find the creatures weaknesses. Give the strong characterization and solid story, it earns a Read it Now.
The best part about sports cars are they have more vroom. Your regular car? Not nearly as much vroom as a sports car. That’s why you want a sports car but you won’t be able to afford one until you’re older and by then people will just say you’re having a midlife crisis. You’ll still buy it though because you’ve been taught to want more vroom and can mentally justify it as deserved. Continue reading Manga Pulse 367: Darwin’s Baby
It it time to bring the pair out of cryosleep and review manga. After a small injection of vitamins and calories, we will dispatch them to the recording bridge for a session of mumbled words and discussion. If we have timeWhich is kind of weird. Why would you need to pass a magic test to see if you can get into the only magic school around? It settles down to a Borders.
Weltall then dives into Darwin’s Game, a manga where members of the Neo-Catholic Church are being killed by the mysterious “Darwin”. Or some dude gets dragged into a death game via a cell phone invite. Everyone playing seems to have powers and don’t die permanently unless they’re out of points. It’s realistic enough in character reactions that it earns a Read It Now. to apply caffiene, they may even be coherent enough to review a couple of manga or whatever the term is based on the local.
Tim reviews Spirit Blade Mountain, a manhua where there’s a magic mountain where all the magic people go to train. Our main character is maybe twelve and maybe the chosen one. He gets into the school and immediately begins the trial to even be accepted.
It’s rolypoly season finally and the boys are busy cracking open cold ones and getting rekt. Is that how you use such internet slang? We are sure how to do, fellow kids. We have all the dank memes, lol, rofl. By this point we have frightened away both the internet hooligans for misusing slang and the fogeies who are confused by terms they could look up on Urban Dictionary but don’t. Leaving only the hardiest and sexiest of out listeners. Continue reading Manga Pulse 365: Tachi Wachi Lan Wan
Let’s make a wild hipster prediction. Tiny house breweries covered in reclaimed aluminum siding and vintage asbestos paint. What could be more retro and kooky than risking death be mesothilioma? Yeah, you’ve probably never heard of it. Look away as I ride my kickboard away in a flash of ninteies flannel and beard oils. Continue reading Manga Pulse 364: Go Jo
Let us remind you of how technological progress has erased minor inconveniences that people of a certain age group didn’t have to grow up with. Remember when the only way to send messages was private courier. These upjumped children and their newfangled universal postal service don’t know how easy they have it. Continue reading Manga Pulse 363: Double Borders
Can you believe that the Washington Monument has been finished for longer than television has been around? Also, only 1920’s kids will remember these mountains without the faces of US Presidents on them. Are we accomplishing our goal to feed your nostalgia and remind you of the inexorable passage of time?
Tim reviews a revisit of Kumo desu ga, nani ka? Our spider girl continues in her adventure deeper into the dungeon. She then gets attacked by a monkey which she kills. Tim approves, especially when this results in a horde of other monkeys attacking and getting killed. The manga continues to hold its Read it Now by keeping the tone light and the main character likable as she struggles.
Weltall’s manga this week is also based on a light novel, Accel World. It takes place in a world where the mental uplinks from Avatar have been invented and people mostly squander their potential to play shitty MMOs. Because if ever a manga features a video game, it must always be a never ending exercise with no overarching goal that will run until someone gets tired of it. Almost as a metaphor for the manga it’s featured in. It manages to snag a Crackers based on the characters.
Back at the ranch, we’ve been farming manga reviews by hand just like our grandfathers did. Sure, you can find mass produced manga reviews for a little cheaper at those chain sites. But we feel you lose some of the care that our artisans refuse to compromise on.
Tim reviews Magikano. In it, we have our useless male protagonist who wants to get a perfect attendance award from school. That’s his major ambition and tells us that his personality is as exciting as plain oatmeal. Luckily a busty witch shows up to try and make him into a man and not the before photo in an ad for low testosterone. It manages to bump itself up to a Crackers.
Weltall then talks about City of Walls. A manga set in the now defunct Kowloon district in Hong Kong. There are people and slums, as Kowloon was known for, and they do stuff. For some reason there’s a dude who’s been working on a plane in his basement and dreams of flying it. How the hell our main characters are going to manage to get it to the ground, if not a rooftop, for this to happen is beyond us. Crackers for it all around.