Central Asian Countries as Cutesy Manga Chibi Girls

Uncategorized: April 1st, 2008

Somebody (not sure who) made a manga about the recent history of Afghanistan and its surrounding countries. The characters, however are Afghanistan and its neighbors as really cute manga chibi girls and their misadventures as metaphors of said events. Beside each strip are historical notes. If you get by the cuteness, you’ll learn just why […]

Career Guide Book–Manga Style

Uncategorized: April 15th, 2008

Best selling author Daniel Pink came up with a fun narrative/advice book for today’s cube dwellers. He even came up with a trailer for it (touts the book as this generation’s What Color is Your Parachute? and Who Moved My Cheese?). Sweet. Johnny Bunko trailer from Daniel Pink on Vimeo. Buy the Book via Amazon

Ubunchu!–Manga about Installing Ubuntu

Uncategorized: April 23rd, 2009

As I was browsing Boingboing (on my Acer Aspire 6935 running Ubuntu Intrepid Ibex with Adobo Photoshop 7.0 currently running. On wine), I saw this: Yes. Manga. By some Japanese (albeit translated by non-Japanese peoples). I read it. It has the standard anime fare and artwork. It gets the point across. I just don’t get […]

Ugh…Naruto

Uncategorized: October 16th, 2013

It’s been almost a decade since the series was introduced to me. It has gone from being the cool thing to the status symbol of otakuness/weabo-ness. Frankly, I’m still reading it only because it’s ending and I want closure…that and sometimes I’m bored. But good lord, has it descended into one cliched trope to another. […]