Q Hayashida: Dorohedoro / Dai Dark

It’s almost spring training, baseball is about to be back, and I cannot wait. As a lifelong Mariners fan, I’m hoping for the best.

This episode we talk about two Q Hayashida manga: First is Dorohedoro published by Viz and second is Dai Dark published by Seven Seas.

Dorohedoro credits:

  • Translation: AltJapan, Hiroko Yoda + Matt Alt (volume 5-23)
  • Touch-up and lettering: Kelle Han (volume 1-2), Maui Girl (volume 3-10), James Gaubatz (volume 11-23)
  • Design: Sam Elzway (volume 1-21), Izumi Evers (volume 22), Kam Li (volume 23)
  • Editor: Daniel Gillespie (volume 1-4), Josh Bettinger (volume 4-23)

Dai Dark credits:

  • Translation: Daniel Komen
  • Adaptation: Casey Lucas
  • Lettering: Phil Christie
  • Original cover design: Shun SASAKI + Yoko NAKANISHI(AYOND)
  • Cover design: Nicky Lim
  • Proofreader: Kurestin Armada
  • Copy editor: Dawn Davis
  • Editor: J.P. Sullivan
  • Prepresss technician: Rhiannon Rasmussen-Silverstein
  • Production assistant: Christa Miesner
  • Production manager: Lissa Pattillo
  • Managing editor: Julie Davis
  • Associate publisher: Adam Arnold
  • Publisher: Jason DeAngelis

As always, you can find me on bsky @taiikumenco, and my co-hosts Helen (@WanderinDreamr) and Apryll (@manjiorin) on bsky at those places in the parenthesis. You can find both of their writing at The Organization of Anti-Social Geniuses, more of Helen’s writing at Narrative Investigations, and my writing at the Fandom Post and Awko Tako.

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Show notes:

1:01 – We talk about Dorohedoro

14:38 – We talk about Dai Dark

Next time is Last Gender and Bocchi the Rock!

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