The Shonen Flop team is taking a much-needed holiday break. Instead of a new episode this week we’re rerunning our favorite episode of the year! Manga by NISIO, ISIN (Story), Akatsuki, Akira (Art) According to this manga you know who has it easy? Dying kids. We and our guest YouTuber KrimsonRogue discuss NISIO, ISIN (Story) (Medaka Box, Pretty Boy Detective Club, Mongatar), Akatsuki, Akira (Art) (Medaka Box) Jump SQ manga Shounen Shoujo. Show Notes: • You can reach us at Twitter @shonenflopcast or email us email@example.com • You can find our guest at youtube.com/c/KrimsonRogue and @KrimsonRogue • Help keep the show running by joining the Shonen Flop Patreon at patreon.com/shonenflop. Get perks like early access to episodes; joining us during recordings, and exclusive episodes on manga like Akane-banashi, Witch Watch, or Blue Box. • Get Shonen Flop merch, including this episode’s cover art, on a shirt, mug, print, or whatever else might catch your eye https://www.teepublic.com/stores/shonen-flop?ref_id=22733 • Become a member of our community by joining our Discord. You can hang out with us, submit your questions or six word summaries! Find it at https://discord.com/invite/4hC3SqRw8r • Want to be a guest? You can ask to be on a future episode at bit.ly/shonen_flop_guest Credits: • Shonen Flop is hosted by David Weinberger and Jordan Forbes • Additional editing assistance by Dylan Crider you can find his podcast, Anime Out of Context at animeoutofcontext.com • Assistance with pronunciation, translation, and other miscellaneous research done by Tucker Whatley and MaxyBee • Episode art by Merliel (IG: mer_liel) • Cover art funded by our generous art benefactor Nigel Francis • Episode transcriptions by The Ghostwriters: Travis “T” Root, OzyRat, and TrafalagarWolfwood. You can find them on our website shonenflop.com MAL Description: Enrolled in a certain elementary school is an unpleasant 11-year-old boy with a highly cynical outlook on society. Believing that the world lacks individuality, he wants nothing more than to be unique and remembered. The boy seemingly gets the chance to leave his name in history when he becomes the first to be diagnosed with a new incurable disease that is estimated to kill him by the age of 12. Just as he is rejoicing about his newfound individuality, he meets a cheerful, prodigious girl who has the same disease—and is nearing her 12th birthday. As the boy realizes that he won't be the first to die from the disease and therefore won't be remembered, he forms a twisted plan: kill the girl before her illness does.