#Inktober & My Plans for The 24HR. Manga Readathon: Tezuka’s Birthday Edition #24HRTezuka

I don’t think I’ve made mention of participating in Inktober again this year yet on this blog, but I am a freelance illustrator and Graphic Designer and I enjoy art challenges. Here are two of my favorite pieces that I did for Inktober this year: https://twitter.com/CharmySketches/status/1047342147832352768 https://twitter.com/CharmySketches/status/1054114086273855488 Inktober lasts until the end of October, so … Continue reading #Inktober & My Plans for The 24HR. Manga Readathon: Tezuka’s Birthday Edition #24HRTezuka

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25 Otaku Facts About Me

I really enjoyed reading Laura’s post and since she tagged anyone that wanted to do this, I thought I should give it a shot too. I also enjoyed reading Mangamaven's otaku facts. I love following other otaku bloggers, so I encourage any of you to do this fun tag. 1. My husband and I met … Continue reading 25 Otaku Facts About Me

Manga Adaptations: Tenchi Muyō!

Are all Manga Adaptations terrible? What’s worse than an anime that’s basically an advertisement for the manga? A manga that’s an advertisement for the anime. More often than not these are the things said about manga that are based anime series. I bet most of you already know that it’s much more common for a … Continue reading Manga Adaptations: Tenchi Muyō!

Manga Readathon 2018 Wrap-up!

I always look forward to participating in challenges and readathons, especially when it’s a manga and/or comic related event. I don’t think it’s an overstatement to call Mangahorder & Shelf Space Fleeting’s Manga Readathon an event. Those that participate are extremely active and passionate about the manga they’re reading and that's awesome! I really love … Continue reading Manga Readathon 2018 Wrap-up!

My Plans for Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon

START: 8 AM Saturday (April 28th) END: 7:55 AM Sunday (April 29th) http://www.24hourreadathon.com/ I’ve sort of been in a reading slump for a while now, though I guess I’ve also sort of been in a writing slump as well. Luckily, I’m slowly moving out of it by writing poetry, working on improving my hand sewing … Continue reading My Plans for Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon

My Initial Thoughts on the 2nd Episode of “SNSD: Girls Go to School” + Jessica & Hyoyeon’s confrontation

To read my thoughts on the previous ep. click here. The members of Girls’ Generation are informed that they’ve been invited to perform at the School of Rock in three days. They’re all clearly excited, but also very sleepy. The next day they practice their dancing and they all admit the night before that they’re … Continue reading My Initial Thoughts on the 2nd Episode of “SNSD: Girls Go to School” + Jessica & Hyoyeon’s confrontation

My Initial Thoughts on the 1st Episode of “SNSD: Girls Go to School”

First, a few Quick F.Y.I’s: 1. I became a fan of SNSD about 7 1/2 years ago through their Japanese songs since I have been self studying the language for a good amount of time. I do not speak Korean, but I am interested in learning it once I feel more confident in my Japanese … Continue reading My Initial Thoughts on the 1st Episode of “SNSD: Girls Go to School”

Tuesday Quick Takes #3

So super, super quick T.Q.T this time around because life has become a bit hectic lately. Luckily, not hectic enough that my husband and I couldn't go out for a movie date! Fathom Events has been doing an amazing job of bringing classic and niche movies to theaters all of the U.S.A, and I think … Continue reading Tuesday Quick Takes #3

#MangaMonday Recommendations: Gaming

"Gaming (like cards, or video games) is a popular topic in manga. Recommend manga that feature games! [note, you can include “sports” as well, but I am planning to use “sports manga” as a future topic."- Manga Hoarder Bandai's .hack franchise spans several different types of media; anime, games, light novels, drama CDs and of course … Continue reading #MangaMonday Recommendations: Gaming

Ramblings about my 3(4?) Favorite Male Anime Characters #BishonenTag

I was tagged on twitter by @Mangahoarder, to choose my three favorite male anime characters. Probably weren't the boys you were expecting...hehe ^^ I was tagged by: @CollectingGee I'm tagging: @CharmySketches @ToniMcB98 @thefemtrooper @Rakiyang pic.twitter.com/RMRo6Qs4tU — Laura (ローラ) (@mangahoarder) February 5, 2018 It was surprisingly easy to decide at first, after all I already had … Continue reading Ramblings about my 3(4?) Favorite Male Anime Characters #BishonenTag