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July 28, 2016

Spiraken Xan Drive Chat Ep 002: Emails and Pokemon Go

It's another episode of  Spiraken Xan Drive Chat, where Xan and a co host drive around and ramble on about cool and crazy things
While there is no karaoke in this episode, Xan & May-san talk about the recent worldwide obsession Pokemon Go, They answer a few questions sent by faithful listeners and hint on where they are currently. Remember to send us lots of questions and emails and Hope you enjoy
Music For This Episode: Intro Music:  Intro Music: Kefka's Theme - Japanese Orchestra (Final Fantasy VI OST), Ending Music:  Cirdadian Rhythem - Silversun Pickups (Better Nature), 


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Twitter: @spiraken

Random Question of the Day: What pickup line is the best one you have?
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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