In this episode, we speak with editor, publisher, writer, and translator ANNE ISHII about her current venture MASSIVE GOODS, and the world of gay manga. We discuss cultural differences with regards to erotica, gender politics, and pornography, niche subcultures, and take a diversion into our mutual love of the greatest Death Metal manga ever made.

TOPICS INCLUDE: Yaoi/BL, Osamu Tezuka, Detroit Metal City

FULL DISCLOSURE, this episode contains frank conversations about sex, sexuality, BDSM, sexual violence in literature, and pornography.

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