Category: TV & Film

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June 9, 2016

Spiraken Supplimental: Animenext 2016 Panel Schedule

Hey Everyone, It's Xan. Sorry for the delay in new episodes. Things have been crazy as the spiraken staff and I have been preparing for AnimeNext 2016. Today is the day before and I wanted to let you know our panel schedule 
The official schedule for AnimeNEXT is now up so Here's the panel slate for me and several other members of the Spiraken Manga Review Podcast

Friday: Let It Ride: Gambling in Manga - 6:15 pm, Room 301

Manga Recommendations for Grown Ups - 10:45 Pm, Room 322 

Saturday:From Under The Bed Horror in Anime and Manga- 11:00pm, Room 304

Sunday: The Insane Manga Challenge AC Edition Game Show  - 12:30 pm - 2:30pm, Room 303

we will be handing out Tickets for the IMC at all of our panels Tickets can get you prizes,(Manga, Anime, t shirts, posters, water bottles and other cool stuff) as well as possibly selling tickets for the 1920's great gatsby Gala
Hope to see you at the Con
We Will also be selling T Shirts at the con as well. buy one to help us out do more cool events at con

May 25, 2016

Ep 204: Living Up To Your Name

Happy Geek Pride Day!!! In this episode of the Spiraken Manga Review Podcast, Xan and Jaxie get to talk about Jaxie's favorite type of horror story, a zombie one. So get your zombie bug out bag ready as our hosts review the award winning horror action manga series "I Am A Hero" by Kengo Hanazawa

I Am A Hero

In addition to the review, our intrepid hosts discuss terrible artwork, if removing your teeth is a sign of love and who would survive in a zombie apocalypse. Remember to Check out all the events at and check out our panels at AnimeNext 2016 Hope you enjoy

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May 19, 2016

Happy Birthday May-San

Today is an amazing day because today is the birthday of Spiraken's Co Founder and amazing co-host May-San. 

So leave her birthday wishes below and may her birthday be relaxing, fun and simply the best.

Happy birthday May-san 
May 18, 2016

Ep 203: Intangible Girl Kicks Guy In Face

In this episode, Xan and Jaxie review another enhanced human super hero story. Only this one seems all too familiar. So Enjoy as our host review the supernatural action story "Tokyo Esp" by Hajime Segawa

Tokyo ESP

Besides suggesting that this manga is a blatent rip off of xmen, our hosts discuss the unique powers of flying penguins, promote their upcoming events and lament the late arrival of the Wheel of Manga. Remember to Check out all the events at and check out our panels at AnimeNext 2016 Hope you enjoy

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May 15, 2016

Spiraken Supplimental Episode: Happy 8th Anniversary

Greetings everyone from us here at, It's our 8 year anniversary

To commemorate this occasion, May-san is back to wish us a very Happy 8th Anniversary and to chat with Xan about what has happened in the past, as well as brain storm over upcoming events in the Future.
From all of us here at the podcast, thank you for sticking by us for the last 8 years and we hope you stay with us for another 8 years. hope you enjoy the episode
Music For This Episode: Intro Music: Victory Theme -Yasunori Mitsuda (Chrono Trigger OST), Background Music: Happy Birthday -Chamber Orchestra Kremlin (Kremlin Orchestra),  Closing Music: Congratulations -Sleeping With Sirens (Feel)


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Random Question of the Day: What was the first episode you listened to of the Spiraken Manga Review?