Name of Podcast: Mangacast
What topics are covered: This podcast talks about manga editions, and Japanese animation from a commercial point of view.
Why is it good to listen to? The host are passionate about manga and use words related to it. They speak with informal language and do not speak so fast. The guests can have different rhythms while talking.
You can subscribe or listen to the podcast by finding “Mangacast” on iTunes, or through http://www.mangacast.fr/categorie/emissions/emissions-de-2014/
How often are the podcasts updated? The podcasts are updated on a monthly basis.
Length of each podcast: Each episode is between 80 and 120 minutes long.
Podcast Description: Mangacast is an independent French podcast. It is a monthly talk show devoted to manga and animation. Each episode has a different topic, for example the process from writing to selling, a manga festival, how to translate a manga, etc.
In most of the programs, one (or more) guest (s) related to Manga is (are) present (s) to discuss with them the topic of the day. In the feature “Dossier”, they discuss a series, manga, or a writer that have marked the history of manga and / or Japanese animation.
In the feature “Saga”, they focus on a business, an event, or an artist that is a main actor in the manga market.
This podcast is interesting because it is made by passionate people. In addition, the show aimed at both enthusiasts and amateurs in the field of manga. In this podcast, the presenters do not make reviews of mangas, they only discuss what is about the mangas.
Summary: This is a very interesting podcast for people who want to understand how the manga business works.