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

Why All Might Is The Best Hero [Remaster]

4th season announced, so I thought of going back to one of my old posts about My Hero Academia. With the context of the 3rd season now to back up my claims, I’m ready to re tackle this article. As usual, Future Lumi in bold. I’m only a scrubby anime watcher, so forgive me if some of these points are challenged in the manga. Note: … Continue reading Why All Might Is The Best Hero [Remaster]

Friday Funsies: Platonic Friendships, Anyone? [Remastered?]

Start calling me The Luminous Iceberg, because I’m about to sink some ships today. [Remastered for my new readers and old readers alike, Future Lumi Comments in Bold.] ProZD made a hilarious video parodying the shipping fandom of every series that has ever existed, and it got me thinking: Wow, can’t buds just be buds these days? I love the friendship between Kirishima and Bakugo, … Continue reading Friday Funsies: Platonic Friendships, Anyone? [Remastered?]

Saying Goodbye to Spring and Hello to Summer!

As the Spring season of anime comes to a close, I wanted to look back on my favorite shows from this past season, and why I loved them dearly, and then talk about some shows that I’m excited to watch! Best of Spring 2018 (in order): 5. Megalo Box While I’m not caught up past episode 8, I deifnitely loved the style and feel of … Continue reading Saying Goodbye to Spring and Hello to Summer!

Figure Review: Banpresto DX Midoriya Izuku and Bakugo Katsuki!

In lieu of my usual Friday fluff posts, today I’ll be reviewing two newly arrived figures from my current favorite shounen series, and probably most favorite of all time, My Hero Academia. Specifically, Midoriya Izuku and Bakugo Katsuki! I preordered them months ago and have been incredibly excited to have them as I watch My Hero Academia weekly. Just my luck, the very week they … Continue reading Figure Review: Banpresto DX Midoriya Izuku and Bakugo Katsuki!

Why Disabled Characters Are So Captivating

There’s something about a character with an inherently obvious weakness that makes them automatically interesting. Usually, this takes form in the way of physical disabilities that hinder them from being at their full potential, such as maybe being blind, deaf, or having a heart condition. Other times, it could also be mental scarring that prevents them from acting properly around people. It’s too easy to … Continue reading Why Disabled Characters Are So Captivating

Wotakoi, My Hero Academia, and Hinamatsuri Recap – 1st Week of June 2018

Hey guys, it’s that time of the week again, the time for me to recap the three shows that matter this season! I’m kidding, I’m sure there are a lot of wonderful and amazing shows out there right now despite the fact that I have no intention of watching them anytime soon thanks to my Satoshi Kon and Makoto Shinkai binge. Well, without further ado, … Continue reading Wotakoi, My Hero Academia, and Hinamatsuri Recap – 1st Week of June 2018

Spring of May 2018: Hinamatsuri, Wotakoi, My Hero Academia (and plans for this month)

Yep, I’ve only been watching these three things this month. I’ve been so busy with things, catching up with IRL friends before my internship starts, enrolling myself for my final year in college and a lot of other stuff. So, today, we’ll just have a short recap of the three shows that I’ve bothered to watch this month. Also, with OJT starting, I’ve decided to … Continue reading Spring of May 2018: Hinamatsuri, Wotakoi, My Hero Academia (and plans for this month)

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

All Might Is The Best Written “Hero of The Hero” Character In Anime, And Here’s Why!

I’m only a scrubby anime watcher, so forgive me if some of these points are challenged in the manga. We all know the one. The mentor. The ace. The guy that’s probably going to die, be retired soon, or just up and leave, without so much as a goodbye. The Zack to your Cloud, The Minato to your Naruto, The Isshin to your Ichigo, you … Continue reading All Might Is The Best Written “Hero of The Hero” Character In Anime, And Here’s Why!