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Shonen Flop


Jul 17, 2023

Manga by Seiji Hayashi

 

Can Ichigoki survive his new robot life after almost being killed by a gorilla?

 

David and Jordan give their first thoughts on the discuss Shonen Jump manga Ichigoki's Under Control!!. Listen in as they give an overview of the first chapter, where they think it will go from there, and ultimately their “power word” to describe the series so far. They also dive into some listener questions.

 

 Show Notes:

 

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Credits:

 

• Shonen Flop is hosted by David Weinberger and Jordan Forbes

 

• Additional editing assistance by Dylan Crider you can find his podcast, Anime Out of Context at animeoutofcontext.com

 

• Episode art by Shannon (IG: illuminyatea)

 

MAL Description:

Ichigoki is a regular kid who can't wait to start high school. But an unexpected encounter with the fists of an eastern lowland gorilla that has escaped from the zoo results in his death... He somehow regains consciousness only to discover that he's become a fullmetal-bodied cyborg?! Thus begins cyborg Ichigoki's wacky and aggravating misadventures with Misao, his mad scientist friend from childhood!