10 Inspiring Must-See Anime/Manga Series for Chasing Your Dreams

FUJINSEI KEMPO Achieving Enlightenment the Otaku Way ~Cross-shishou Osu!  Greetings, shokun!  Cross-shishou here.  Last time I brought you some precautionary lessons on How to Piss Off Anime & Manga Fans.  I hope with all my heart that you weren’t foolish enough to try any of them.  Today will be a little different from the usual lessons.  I will be […]

Let’s Infiltrate Shueisha & Interview a Manga Editor (by Mami of Tofugu)

Hello, folks!  Happy Monday!  Today I’m featuring a very interesting blog post by Mami from a favourite blog, Tofugu, titled “Exploring Shueisha (and an Interview with a Manga Editor!)”.  As the title suggests, it’s all about exploring the home of the best-selling manga series of all time.  Yes, I’m talking about my favourites ONE PIECE, Dragon Ball, and Naruto.

Nizuma Eiji: The Eccentric Genius

30-DAY ANIME CHALLENGE < Day 20 | Day 22 > Day 21:  Favourite Goofy Anime Character My favourite goofy anime character is Nizuma Eiji from Bakuman. (バクマン。).  He’s actually my #1 favourite character in the series. He’s an ultra-eccentric genius mangaka.  I just LOVE his character!  I adore his character more than anyone in the series, even more than […]

Takagi Akito: The Male Version of Me

30-DAY ANIME CHALLENGE < Day 12 | Day 14 > Day 13:  Anime Character You Are Most Similar To This is an easy one.  Since watching the anime Bakuman. (バクマン。), I felt an immediate affinity with one of the duo protagonists, Takagi Akito.  I think that he’s the male version of me. Like him, I’m a writer but […]

Bakuman: Inspiration For All Writers, Artists, and Dreamers

Rating:  😀 😀 😀 😀 😀  (perfect 5 grins) Bakuman. (バクマン。) is a manga series created by the same mangaka duo responsible for the masterpiece Death Note.  Like Bakuman‘s Takagi Akito, the manga is written by Oba Tsugumi-sensei (大場つぐみ) and like Mashiro Moritaka, it is illustrated by Obata Takeshi-sensei (小畑健).  The manga is then adapted into a 3-season anime, faithfully following […]