Friday Funsies: Lumi’s Top 5 Manga of All Time (For Now)

I’ve read a LOT more manga than I’ve watched anime recently. Like with any top of anything list based on opinion, this highly subject to change as my taste in manga changes with the seasons. Does manga even have any seasons? Like, now that I think about it, is Weekly Shounen Jump’s presence in the market a different source of consistency for the manga industry … Continue reading Friday Funsies: Lumi’s Top 5 Manga of All Time (For Now)

Get Moe-vated! – How Anime Has Inspired Me To Go Out And Do Stuff

It’s funny. I can have all of my friends and family telling me to learn something, and I will stubbornly refuse to because I’m lazy. The moment a fictional anime character does something and I think “Oh man, that’s sick, I wanna do that”, I literally go out and do it after a few days. Anime has this influence on my actions that is both … Continue reading Get Moe-vated! – How Anime Has Inspired Me To Go Out And Do Stuff

I’m a Proofreader for High Score Girl! (Well, technically)

I mean, I’ve only proofread just the one chapter, and I literally just started as the story is on its final arc already- You know what, let’s slow down first and talk about how I ended up helping out with the fan scanlation of this. For context, here is the reddit thread for the manga High Score Girl – Chapter 58 on r/manga (Major spoilers, … Continue reading I’m a Proofreader for High Score Girl! (Well, technically)

Manga Mondays – My Brother, The Shut-in, Bonnouji and Spirit Circle

[I’m busy writing a rather long article for this week, so here are some manga recommendations I made a long time ago on this blog]. It has been a rough two weeks. [Future Gab note: this is somehow still true.] I don’t wanna talk more about the stuff that kept me away from you guys any longer, so I’m just gonna jump right into the manga I’ve … Continue reading Manga Mondays – My Brother, The Shut-in, Bonnouji and Spirit Circle

In Defense Of Anime And Manga Piracy

Let me preface by saying: If and when I can support something, I always do. However, the truth of the matter is that so many manga are legally unreadable both physically and digitally in my country. That’s the only time I will read or watch something on a piracy site. I can at least contribute to the discussion to bring a series to the attention … Continue reading In Defense Of Anime And Manga Piracy

Anime Field Trip: France Loves Anime

So, in a recent article I saw from Anime News Network, it appears Akira Toriyama was recently given the decoration of Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters) by the French government for his contributions to popularizing manga in France. Other notable manga and anime creators knighted by France before Toriyama were: Leiji Matsumoto (Space Battleship Yamato, … Continue reading Anime Field Trip: France Loves Anime