The Amateur Pixel Art I Made While Bored Over Summer Last Year

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

Fighting Game Fridays – Storm Collectibles Chun Li Figure Review

I love fighting games, but I also REALLY suck at playing them. So, if I can’t show my love through putting in hours of practice, I took the shortcut and just bought toys, so I can PRETEND to be good at fighting games. Storm Collectibles is an up-and-comer in the world of action figures. Highly detailed sculpts, properties with an INFINITE amount of characters to … Continue reading Fighting Game Fridays – Storm Collectibles Chun Li Figure Review

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

Remembering Stephen Hillenburg

I’m sure all of you have heard the news at this point, and it stings the more I think about it. Stephen Hillenburg, creator of beloved cartoons such as Spongebob Squarepants and Director of Rocko’s Modern Life, passed away after battling Lou Gehrig’s Disease, or as it’s more commonly known, ALS. Losing Stan Lee was a sad, but ultimately inevitable event, because he was a … Continue reading Remembering Stephen Hillenburg

3 Awesome Mangakas And Their Gorgeous Artwork

Today, I’ll be talking about some mangakas that I’ve been gushing over for the past few months, thanks to their gorgeous artstyles and captivating stories, but mostly the art. Continue reading 3 Awesome Mangakas And Their Gorgeous Artwork

Shouya’s Indirect Confession To Shouko During The Moon Scene!

A quick blogpost because I JUST noticed it, and I had to confirm my suspicions. Remember the famous “Moon” scene in Koe no Katachi? Well, it turns out there was a famous way for a person to confess in Japan back in the old days. The person would say, “the moon is beautiful, isn’t it” (tsuki ga kirei, desune?) ,as it was considered to be … Continue reading Shouya’s Indirect Confession To Shouko During The Moon Scene!

Writing Your Way Out of Writer’s Block

We’ve all been through a phase where we simply cannot think of anything to write about. Writer’s block is a very real problem that can be caused by a whole host of factors, ranging from simple lack of inspiration, to full-on depression. With this article, I hope to help you guys overcome writer’s block by sharing my experience with it, and how I power on … Continue reading Writing Your Way Out of Writer’s Block