Episodes
Yo! This week we had the teaser dropped at San Diego Comic Con for the upcoming Dragon Ball Super movie. Alex and Josh take a few minutes to react and give their thoughts on the brief trailer. They also talk about the recent news of Hitman Reborn coming to Netflix Japan and the possiblities to come out of it. Of course as always AniMan+ team gives you the manga sales update over in the Japan which has some great numbers with Fire Force, Elusive Samurai, Phantom Seer and more. Then anime...
Published 07/25/21
Yo! This week the guys address these "confirmed" animes for Mashle and Undead Unluck Talking Viz Media Spring 2022 releases which does include AniMan+ APPROVED Weekly Shonen Jump Series; Sakamoto Days! Tokyo Revengers movie sales, Seven Deadly Sins Cursed by Light sales. Dragon Ball Super panel at San Diego Comic Con. JoJo Part 8 ending, Fujimoto (Chainsaw Man) new One Shot, Demon Slayer news And of course.. Jujutsu Kaisen returns from hiatus in Weekly Shonen Jump! Plus episode reviews for:...
Published 07/18/21
Yo! This week we have another new Weekly Shonen Jump series to talk about. Neru: Way of the Martial Artist. Can it hold its own or will it taste the wraith of the WSJ Editors axe? We also talk about a lot of MAPPA related news with them trying to make changes after all the negative news has come out. Manga sales for June and July, including Elusive Samurai vol 1 breaking top 5 in its first day. New series from Full Metal Alchemist creator and Shield Hero season 2 getting delayed. Anime...
Published 07/11/21
Yo! This week we had the Mappa 10th Event which of course had Chainsaw Man trailer drop but also another series called Takt Op. Destiny that caught our eye. We also give our first thoughts on the new Shonen Jump manga.. Red Hood! And the potential of this series for Shonen Jump. We also go over the latest sales numbers for Shonen Jump and Shonen Magazine volumes. Zach and Josh give their thoughts on Choujin X chapter 2 that dropped. And weekly anime episode reviews for: My Hero Academia, One...
Published 07/04/21
Yo! This week we have news with Kaiju No 8 and its new release schedule going forward. As well as the big Hajime no Ippo announcement that's a great thing for the series. Changes being made to My Hero Academia Season 5 with the upcoming arcs and updated sales numbers for Shonen Jump volumes that has come out in June. Then weekly reviews for: My Hero Academia, One Piece, Dragon Quest, Tokyo Revengers, Eighty Six, To Your Eternity, Edens Zero, Seven Deadly Sins. If you want to support us...
Published 06/27/21
Yo! To celebrate Fathers day, we wanted to throw together a list of some great dads across anime. We also shout out some s****y ones but we're not here to celebrate those scumbags! We're here to celebrate the good dads out there! If you're a father reading this, shout out to you! And enjoy your dad! If you want to support us further, the Patreon is a great way to do so! Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/sparke3 Follow the OFFICIAL AniMan+ Twitter for updates involving AniMan+ and...
Published 06/20/21
Yo! Today the guys talk about some Shonen Jump sales numbers for the June volumes and the news of 2 new weekly series starting up soon and which series is ending. They also talk about the My Hero Academia: World Heroes Mission trailer that was just released and some news about the Demon Slayer movie breaking even more records. Then weekly episode reviews for: My Hero Academia, One Piece, Dragon Quest, Eighty Six, Tokyo Revengers, To Your Eternity, Edens Zero and Seven Deadly Sins. If you...
Published 06/20/21
Yo! Todays episode has the boys reacting to the latest news that Jujutsu Kaisen is going on a month long hiatus due to the poor physical condition of Akutami Gege. They also segway from that and just talk about the industry and the possibilities of release cycles changing to better accommodate mangaka. They also talk about the latest news for Netflix anime seires/live adaptations like Edens Zero, Shaman King, Cowboy Bebop, Godzilla and a new Gundam. Fullmetal Alchemist is in the news this...
Published 06/13/21
Yo! Todays episode has the guys talking about manga sales so far in 2021 and who takes the top crown. Tokyo Revengers and Kaiju No 8 successes MHA S5 has a great twist introduced Weekly anime episode reviews for MHA, One Piece, Dragon Quest, Tokyo Revengers, Eighty Six, To Your Eternity, Edens Zero and Seven Deadly Sins If you want to support us further, the Patreon is a great way to do so! Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/sparke3 Follow the OFFICIAL AniMan+ Twitter for updates involving...
Published 06/06/21
Yo! Todays episode has the guys reacting to the news of the Berserk manga continuing by Kentaro's assistant. They also give the latest sales numbers for the May volumes from Weekly Shonen Jump. They also share some interesting One Piece news that celebrates Volume 100 coming out this year. Then episode reviews for My Hero Academia, One Piece, Dragon Quest, Tokyo Revengers, Eighty Six, To Your Eternity, Edens Zero and Seven Deadly Sins. If you want to support us further, the Patreon is a...
Published 05/30/21
This bonuscast has the guys talking about 10 of their favorite backstories for characters in all of anime. Now this isn't a ranking list of who is the best. This is just based on their personal opinions and likes! If a character you like or you think should be on here... Let us know in the comments or on Twitter! :) Again, we're doing video now! Here's the link to our YouTube channel if you want to give us a subscribe! Normal AniMan+ episodes are going up on Sundays 8 am CST, Bonuscast...
Published 05/26/21
First and foremost, RIP to an absolute legend Kentaro Miura (Beserk) who passed away May 6th at the age of 54. Huge thanks for his works in the industry and T's & P's to family and friends. In todays episode the guys talk about a One Piece domain set up recently for a new film on the way. The news of Hayao Miyazaki viewing Demon Slayer as his rival. Weekly Shonen Jump news as well as Weekly Shonen Magazine volume sales. And they talk about the upcoming 10th Anniversary for MAPPA and...
Published 05/23/21
Hello! This weeks episode has us talking about the big news of a new Dragon Ball Super movie on the way in 2022 and what the guys are currently think could come out of that. They also react to the Attack on Titan creator for addressing the ending of the series. New manga from the Tokyo Ghoul creator called "Choujin X" Manga sales numbers for the May 2021 Shonen Jump volumes along with other Shonen Jump news Anime episode reviews for: My Hero Academia, One Piece, Dragon Quest, Eighty Six,...
Published 05/16/21
Yo! Alex, Zach & Josh talk about a recent interview with Shonen Jump EiC about how One Piece has still 4 to 5 years left of story content to go. As well as react to the latest popularity poll which was a world wide poll. They also talk about the shocking news of Tower of God return as well as talking about the current state of Weekly Shonen Jump with the cover choices and what's potentially set to be axed and sales rankings for the May 2021 volumes. Anime episode reviews for My Hero...
Published 05/09/21
Yo! This week Alex and Zach react to the news of a Solo Leveling series on the way... but its not an anime. They also give thoughts on Demon Slayer Mugen Train breaking US records as well as thoughts on the news of a WWE anime on the way form Crunchyroll? Alex shares his thoughts for a newer manga in Weekly Shonen Magazine called Ranger Reject. A Power Rangers/Super Sentai inspired manga! They also have their episode reviews for My Hero Season 5, Dragon Quest, Tokyo Revengers, Eighty Six,...
Published 05/02/21
For this random Bonuscast episode we wanted to do, we have a massive list of what we think are the absolute BEST character introductions/entrances that happen across the anime/manga space we love so much. We're talking those incredible moments that have you going back and watching or reading the moment over and over again, giving you chills every single time! Series we talk about include: Jujutsu Kaisen, Dragon Ball Z, Death Note, Naruto, Seven Deadly Sins, Dr Stone, Dragon Ball Super, My...
Published 04/26/21
Note: If you hear any crackling/popping, we apologize. This episode and the Demon Slayer BC&SC stuff is our first recordings in the official new set up. Working out the issues!.....including a camera issue that you can hear us talk about in this episode! :) We're back after a 1 week break and with VIDEO over at our YouTube channel, SparkE3. Feel free to check us out over there and drop a subscribe, we'd greatly appreciate it! This episode has the guys talking about some Chainsaw Man...
Published 04/25/21
Note: Apologies for crackling/popping. New studio space, different methods we tried to use for recording, new computer. Just working out the settings! That's on us. It'll be better! The guys went to see Demon Slayer Mugen Train on opening night here near them and bring you their nonspoiler thoughts on the movie. Talking about pacing, how well the film adapted the arc, the score, sound effects and of course animation. Make sure to subscribe to the official SparkE3 YouTube channel! We...
Published 04/24/21
Note: Apologies for crackling/popping. New studio space, different methods we tried to use for recording, new computer. Just working out the settings! That's on us. It'll be better! The guys went to see Demon Slayer Mugen Train on opening night here near them and bring you their FULL SPOILER BREAKDOWN of this epic movie. Full plot details here! Make sure to subscribe to the official SparkE3 YouTube channel! We have started video casting for AniMan+! YouTube:...
Published 04/24/21
Last episode before we start video format also over at our YouTube channel, SparkE3! Give us a subscribe to stay up to date. We will be taking a week off and AniMan+ will also move to Sunday morning uploads, still at 8 am CST! This episode has the guys giving their first thoughts to the first episodes of the 2021 Shaman King reboot and Edens Zero (Fairy Tails creator, Hiro Mashima) They also react to the announcement of JoJo Part 6: Stone Ocean anime on the way. They have Shonen Jump...
Published 04/10/21
Todays episode has the guys talking about the anime finales for Black Clover, Jujutsu Kaisen and Attack on Titan: Final Season Part 1 with how amazing they were. Looking forward to the return of all 3 of these great animes! They also react to the QUESTIONABLE axing of Phantom Seer, a newer series in Weekly Shonen Jump and why it makes no sense. Trailer for My Hero Academia Movie 3 was dropped this week and they react to that. And give first thoughts on the news for the 2 new series coming...
Published 04/03/21
Please note: We record AM+ on Thursdays. The news for JJK movie being volume 0 was confirmed Friday. Apologies for dated info with that topic! In this episode the guys break down the news thats come out for a Black Clover and Jujutsu Kaisen movie on the way as well as the official title for the already announced My Hero movie 3. They also give their reactions to 3 different season finales we had this week with Yashahime, ReZero and Dr Stone. Plus Alex had a RANT NUKE to drop on this...
Published 03/27/21
This week the guys react to the sad news of upcoming anime, Edens Zero is the latest to get "Netflix Jailed" alongside Shaman King, Seven Deadly Sins and Chainsaw Man. They also break down sales number for recent volumes for manga series such as, JJK, Chainsaw Man, Mashle, etc. Black Clover news from Yuki Tabata himself is on the way in an upcoming issue, My Hero creates worry within the fandom after the leaked title of chapter 306. And episode reviews for Black Clover, Jujustu Kaisen, Dr...
Published 03/20/21
Todays Bonuscast is a Patron dedicated one! Shout out to our Tier 4 Patron, Jarod for submitting his topic request for top deaths in anime/manga! We talk about a large list of major and impactful deaths across series featuring: Naruto, One Piece, Dragon Ball (yes, really), Death Note, Akame Ga Kill, Fullmetal Alchemist, Dr Stone, Fairy Tail, Trigun, Yuyu Hakusho, Assassination Classroom, Requiem of the Phantom, Gurren Lagen and Code Geass. So if any of these older/completed series you...
Published 03/14/21
This weeks episode has the guys talking about a leaked synopsis for the upcoming final episode for Black Clover, news over a new domain being registered for a current Weekly Shonen Jump series that looks to be next in line for an anime even though other series are selling better. They also talk about the trailer for the new Rurouni Kenshin movie. Then normal weekly episode reviews featuring: Black Clover, Jujustu Kaisen, Dragon Quest, Yashahime, Attack on Titan and Dr Stone. Then finishing...
Published 03/13/21