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

Friday Funsies: The 5 Most Stylish and Combat Ready School Uniforms In Anime

[Repost] Anime and high school are two things that have been together since time immemorial, or at least, since the late 90s. Another thing that seemingly goes well with these tropes is fighting stuff. Considering how often we will be staring at these students, and by extension, the uniforms they wear, let’s take a look at all of the different garbs our heroes wear for … Continue reading Friday Funsies: The 5 Most Stylish and Combat Ready School Uniforms In Anime

Why Niche Manga Have A Hard Time Getting Adaptations

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

Revelry in the Dark – The Refined Edginess of My Hero Academia

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