A fortnightly look at manga, with a focus on joint in-depth discussion of titles both old and new.
In this episode of Screentone Club, Andy and Elliot get all romantic as they discuss the perils of going out with a superstar in Kiss Me at the Stroke of Midnight, and the joy of going out with a caterpillar monster(?) in Caterpillar Girl and Bad Texter Boy!
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0:00:00 - Welcome to Season 2!
0:02:00 - Patreon voting update!
0:03:15 - Returning Champions: The Promised Neverland! Again!
0:07:00 - How I learned to stop worrying about story transitions
0:11:00 - Handling Characters
0:16:00 - Elliot’s Pick: Kiss Me at the Stroke of Midnight
0:18:30 - Scholastic about ~hot boys~
0:22:45 - WHOA
0:27:00 - Elliot talks himself into reading more
0:28:00 - Andy’s Pick: Caterpillar Girl and Bad Texter Boy
0:29:45 - Oh, that’s where the title comes from
0:32:45 - Flustered Elliot alert
0:36:00 - “Incisiveness of Purpose”
0:39:45 - Self-defeating character growth
0:41:45 - The Glass Half-(blank) difference
0:43:45 - The Eyes have it
0:46:45 - Have you read this? What do you think about it?
0:48:15 - One last point! “The Silent Voice Thing”
0:51:00 - Our picks for next week!
In this episode, Elliot and Andy look back on 2018 and talk about the manga they loved and lost in 2018, and have a think about what they are looking forward to in 2019!
Then, they go back to school with Boarding School Juliet before nipping down the pub for a cheeky one with Wakako Zake!
In this episode of Screentone Club, Andy and Elliot discuss their best Bad End avoiding strategies as they take a look at the Otome-game fuelled My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom!, and then discuss the constant Bad End that is life with the undeniably powerful My Solo Exchange Diary!
This episode of Screentone Club sees Andy and Elliot delve into the mysteries of the Forest of Piano and then go batty for the hyper-violent romp Murcielago!
This episode of Screentone Club sees Andy and Elliot discuss the virtues of lilies as they take a look at Bloom into You, and the far more fungal Mushroom Girls in Love!
Recorded LIVE at Hibanacon 2018 in lovely(?) Milton Keynes, this episode of Screentone Club sees Andy and Elliot go Inside Mari for spooky bodyswap adventures and then talk about the murderous Until Your Bones Rot! Plus, a bonus presentation!
In this episode of Screentone Club, Elliot and special guest Patz get their mecha on with two high-intensity robot manga, Gundam the Origin and Getter Robo Devolution!
In this episode of Screentone Club, Andy and Elliot travel to far-off distant lands to look at a mundane yet extraordinary family life in A Bride's story then travel to very, VERY far-off and far-out locales in the novella compilation Last and First Idol!
In this episode of Screentone Club, we have a kickabout with the two-volume football coming-of-age romance-kinda story "Sayonara Football" and dive head-first into our first Light Novel reading with the self-explanatory "An Archdemon's Dilemma: How to Love Your Elf Bride".
In this episode of Screentone Club, we check in to the surreal and serial-killer laden confines of The Voynich Hotel and enjoy some romantic crossed wires in Go for it, Nakamura!
In this episode of Screentone Club, we talk about the horrors of being unable to smoke a cigarette in space with Planetes and appreciate the wonders of smoothly running bureaucracy in Satan's Secretary!