Today, I want to talk about the impact that fighting games has had here in the Philippines and the representation we have as a result of that love for fighting games. Fighting games are one of the most popular genres in my country. There isn’t a single PS2 that doesn’t have Tekken 5, and not a single millennial who hasn’t at least played it once … Continue reading Fighting Game Friday: Filipinos Represent!
My love for Clannad on this blog is no surprise for anybody who has followed me for some time, but allow me to reiterate. Clannad: After Story is a masterpiece of emotional storytelling. It was a rollercoaster of joy and suffering, every moment rushing down in a torrent of emotion almost every episode. An amazing sendoff for Tomoya and Nagisa’s story, and a beautiful beginning … Continue reading Friday Funsies: Why I Picked Clannad For My Creative Graduation Photo
A review of Oversimplified SCP written in the style of an SCP document. Expect a lot of [REDACTED] Continue reading SCP-████ – “Oversimplified SCP”
Hi, I suddenly felt creative today, and made a poem. After reading so much depressing manga over the last few months,I wanted to try my hand at creative writing again after being away from it for so long. A major influence on this was March Comes In Like A Lion and some horror stories I read when I was younger. Forgive me for being rusty. … Continue reading The Siren – A Poem By Lumi
Zombieland Saga still continues to be a fun ride, and we even get some feels at no extra charge! Episode 7 was basically the end of the whole angst arc as they finally face their fears and doubts head-on through their performance. Literally, as lightning strikes twice and ACTUAL lightning once again hits Ai-chan and the idols, but this time, it is not trauma it … Continue reading Zombieland Saga Ep. 7 and Ep. 8 Review – Shock and “Aww”
Let me be clear. I don’t play League of Legends, and I only passively listen to K-Pop when my sister listens to it. I have no idea what the context behind this is. With that said, oh my god, this music video by K/DA is really, really good if you are even remotely fascinated by animation or striking visuals. You could have no idea what … Continue reading K/DA’s Animated Music Video Is Fire!
I’ve noticed Princess Bowser getting BIG on the web-o-sphere, and so I used this as an excuse to talk about why the internet makes waifus out of everything. Note: All art used in this article belongs to their respective artists, and their signatures are all there for you find. Okay, so for context, this started when Nintendo announced a new item in the upcoming Mario … Continue reading Why Humanity Makes Everything A Waifu
Why doesn’t every manga get an adaptation? After I reviewed Oyasumi Punpun, an amazingly dark and brutal coming-of-age manga about a lonely boy in growing up in modern-day Japan, I had a conversation with Irina from the Drunk Anime Blog on one of her posts about how it could have been adapted into an anime. We threw ideas around, studios that could do it, and … Continue reading Why Niche Manga Have A Hard Time Getting Adaptations
My Hero Academia pays homage to all the different flavors of edge in media and pop culture, from the stoic badasses of manga, to the dark and brutal comic book heroes of the 90s, to the rash and loud shounen protagonists of the early 2000s, there are plenty of things to talk about. In this context, edge is what I use to refer to what … Continue reading Revelry in the Dark – The Refined Edginess of My Hero Academia
Hi, The Luminous Mongoose here, and I’m swamped by all the shows lately, so no anime analysis post for today, but I didn’t wanna leave the blog empty until I decide on a more straightforward schedule. With that said, I want to share with you guys some of my old pixel art. I was really into it for quite a while, but then other real … Continue reading The Amateur Pixel Art I Made While Bored Over Summer Last Year