Continuing our new series on Great Podcasts, here are some recommendations of Great Podcasts for Teens from YS Librarian, Erik!
Most of these should be available on any service you use to listen to podcasts, such as Apple Podcasts, Apple Music, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, etc.
If you have some great podcast recommendations, leave them in the comments below!
Books, Games & Comics
Shonen Jump Podcast
Listen to discussions on the latest releases, interviews, and background stories of you favorite Manga series.
This weekly podcast focuses on comic books, comic book publishing, and comic book creators. Josh Flanagan, Ron Richards, and Conor Kilpatrick give great detail and background info about the latest releases and even include some interviews with comic book creators.
What’s Good Games
Andrea Rene, Brittney Brombacher, and Kristine Steimer cover all the latest video game news you could want.
From great new books to favorite classic reads, from news to the latest in on-screen adaptations, Hey YA is here to elevate the exciting world of young adult literature.
Anything Goes with Emma Chamberlain
On this podcast, anything really does go, and she prides herself on having no real structure. From talking about her complicated relationship with fame to opening up about her struggles with self-worth and confidence to getting real about money and finances.
Dear Hank and John
The brothers offer both humorous and heartfelt advice about life’s big and small questions.
This is an interesting insight into the power of YouTube counterculture. This podcast talks about the unknown brainwashing in masses happening through the internet, exploring both ends of the political spectrum, extreme left, and extreme right.
This unique podcast blends music and teen mental health. The podcast is created by teens who talk about the relationship between music and mental health.
Five teens who describe themselves as energetic, yet sleep-deprived, talk about what it means to be a teenager today.
The Socially Awkward Podcast
Two brothers host an uncut, unedited, unsupervised, and frankly, a hoot load of fun.
Mentors 4 Teens
This podcast offers college, scholarship, and career guidance to teens through interviews by a variety of mentors from many industries who offer insight into how to build a successful life.
Guests such as athletes discuss how they made it through life’s toughest moments as well as their biggest triumphs.
Each episode features quick tips and actionable strategies that teen and adult listeners can apply to their daily habits right away.
This podcast gives teens a toolbox of skills they can draw from to improve their mindsets, addressing everything from resilience to hydration.
Crime & Mysteries
Humans have always committed crimes. What can we learn from the criminals and crimes of the past, and have humans gotten better or worse over time?
The unexplainable disappearance of Mars Patel is a mystery podcast the whole family can enjoy.