Category Archives: Manga

Therefore I Geek Podcast Episode 109, Ghost in the Shell

Our trio of hosts return to discuss Ghost in the Shell, the newest live action feature based on the classic anime film of the same name. Between actual whitewashing and an overall half-assed attempt, the film doesn’t exactly deliver like the group had hoped.

Show Notes:

Joss Whedon – Batgirl

Peter David

1995 Anime

Original Manga




Alien Covenant Trailer

Baby Driver Trailer

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Guest Blog | Manga Beach Reads

Ah summer… What could be better than heading to the beach to enjoy the lovely weather with something awesome to read? I am lucky that I live close to Coney Island so I’m able to head to the beach quite often. I always pack a manga or two to read while I’m there (which should come as a shock to none of you if you’ve read any of my other posts).

I love horror manga, as well psychological thrillers, but these are left home in summerin favor of some slice of life series. When it’s hot and sunny outside, I prefer comedies that tell the stories of average people, so I’ve compiled a list of the manga that is accompanying me to the beach this summer. Continue reading

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Guest Blog | Cooking with Manga

I love to cook. I get immense joy from making something I can enjoy with my friends and family. However, I usually write about manga and anime for Therefore I Geek, so at this point you may be wondering, “What does cooking have to do with manga?” Well, it has quite a bit actually. There are quite a few manga that teach their readers how to cook. For specific recipes, there is even a manga cookbook.

I own this cookbook and have used it quite a few times. It is full of simple but delicious recipes, especially good for quick lunch ideas. Continue reading


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Guest Blog | Naruto

beginningNovember tenth is a big day in the world of anime and manga. The final chapter of Naruto is being released today in Weekly Shounen Jump issue 50. In 1997, a one shot chapter of Naruto was published in Akamaru Jump Summer (a seasonal special issue of Weekly Shounen Jump). The manga premiered in Japan in 1999 and made its way over to the U.S. in 2003. Fifteen years, 700 manga chapters, over 600 episodes and counting, ten movies, and forty-one video games may leave anime fans who are interested in getting into it the impression that the series is impenetrable.  However, not only is this not the case, but Naruto is definitely worth the effort. Continue reading

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