New York, New York and I Hear the Sunspot

This episode, we talk about Marimo Ragawa’s New York, New York published by Yen Press. Then for our newer series, we talk about Yuki Fumino’s I Hear the Sunspot published by One Peace Books.

New York, New York credits:

  • Translation: Preston Johnson-Chonkar
  • Retouch: Lys Blakeslee
  • Lettering: Abigail Blackman

I Hear the Sunspot credits:

  • English translation rights arranged with France Shoin through Japan UNI Agency, Inc., Tokyo

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:

0:55 – We talk about New York, New York (content warning: there is discussion of the depictions of physical abuse, emotional abuse, rape, and suicide within New York, New York)

22:13 – We talk about I Hear the Sunspot

Next time is River’s Edge and Medalist

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