Find the official MANA Podcast: One Piece here and enjoy a preview of episode 1!
Shōnen is one of the most popular categories of anime. Mainly targeting young males, Shōnen stories are often the first things that come to mind when people think about anime, and are known for their tales of heroism, camaraderie, and of course dope fights.
On the first episode of the MANA (Manga Anime Netflix Adaptation) Podcast, Matt sits down with actor, and fellow lifelong fan of anime, Tony Revolori (Scream 6, Willow, Spiderman) to talk about their favorite Shōnen anime, including their favorite tropes, and Tony offers his spiciest take on which beloved Shōnen series is better, Naruto or Bleach.
Timecodes for potential spoilers:
3:45 – Bleach
7:13 – Jujutsu Kaisen
7:54 – Chainsaw Man
13:00 – Chainsaw Man
21:40 – My Hero Academia
27:12 – Bleach & Naruto
32:51 – One Piece
41:11 – One Piece
42:32 - Bleach
The MANA Podcast is produced by Netflix and hosted by Matt Owens. Rae Votta and Josie Kavadoy are executive producers, Marvin Yueh is our senior producer and Sean Cook is our editor. Episodes were recorded earlier this year (2023).