Archive for the ‘Japan’ Category

Manga Sexual Innuendo – Part 5


Sometimes, when you’re a superhero, even if you win a fight, you still lose.

Talk about your Pyrrhic victory. :(

I feel for you, Athena, I really do. 😦

Today’s Pyrrhic victory has been brought to you by Keep Your Hands Off My Daughter! Mother/Daughter Heroine Fight (ウチのムスメに手を出すな!-母娘ヒロイン奮闘す-/Uchi no Musume ni te o dasu na! Oyako hiroin funtou su) – Volume 1 (March 23, 2015) by Nozomu Tamaki.

A Historic Meltdown


This is not a good day to be an inhabitant of Tokyo. 😦


Yeesh, you’d think the Japanese would have a less blase attitude about nuclear disasters…

Today’s somber vision of what might’ve been has been brought to you by Coppelion (コッペリオン/Kopperion) – Volume 1 (October 6, 2008) by Inoue Tomonori.

It Came From The Toy Chest – Part 7


You know the Law of the Toy Chest: Two girls enter, one girl leaves. 😛


ファイト! ファイト! ファイト!

Today’s models are Figma Sakura Kinomoto (Cardcaptor Sakura) by Max Factory and Sailor Chibi Moon by S.H. Figurarts.

Supereconomics – Part 5


Just because you’re capable of destroying moons and planets, that doesn’t mean you can balance your checkbook properly.

Man, talk about living frugally. :O

Yeesh, teachers really do have horrible salaries.

This hard lesson in living frugally comes to you courtesy of Assassination Classroom (暗殺教室/Ansatstu Kyoushitsu) – Volume 1 (November 2, 2012) by Yuusei Matsui.

Too Much Information – Part 6


Remember the days when someone’s mom sleeping around and their not knowing who their father was was more emotionally difficult and traumatic for them rather than the person they’re confiding in?

Sometimes. free love can be a little too free.

Sometimes, free love can be a little too free.

This graphic revelation has been brought to you by Daily Life With Monster Girls (モンスター娘のいる日常/Monsutaa Musume no Iru Nichijou) – Volume 7 (March 13, 2015) by Okayado.

Gastronomical Anomalies – Part 4


Who knew it was even possible for a meal to look worse entering the body than exiting it?

Well, she's dedicated, I'll give her that. That or suicidal.

Well, she’s dedicated, I’ll give her that. Either that or suicidal.

This literal attempt to swallow a bitter pill comes to you courtesy of Daily Life With Monster Girls (モンスター娘のいる日常/Monsutaa Musume no Iru Nichijou) – Volume 6 (September 13, 2014) by Okayado.

The Lunar Archivist’s Sketchbook – Part 22


Here’s another one of my rare sketches by Japanese mangaka: none other than Lina Inverse from Slayers by Tommy Ohtsuka.


The Weird Wide Web – Part 10


On Twitter, no one knows you’re the queen of all vampires. Unless you swat them. With your elite corps of werewolves.

Beowulf's more effective than Twitter Help Center, that's for sure. :P

Beowulf’s more effective than Twitter Help Center, that’s for sure. 😛

This reminder about the importance of netiquette has been brought to you by Tweet of Beehive (May 5, 2012) by Gemma, Nozumu Tamaki, and Tikurakuran.

Robosexuality – Part 14


To all sentient gynoids reading this: Have you hugged the socially awkward teen genius who created you in the image of his secret real-life crush today?

Sometimes, you just have to grin and bear it.

Sometimes, you just gotta grin and bear it. ^_^;

Today’s reluctant physical display of affection has been brought to you by My Dear Marie (ぼくのマリー/Boku no Marii) – Episode 1: The Birth of Marie (マリー誕生/Marii Tanjou) (March 6, 1996).

From Bad To Worse – Part 5


When your otherwise hostile and distant underage little sister confesses to you that she has an obsession with big brother/little sister incest porn computer games and you, as a big brother, agree to offer her life counseling and advice, you know that the first thing you need to do is have that talk with her.

Well it took long enough for the Freudian subtext to register. :P

Well it damn well took long enough for the Freudian subtext to register. 😛

Today’s life lesson has been brought to you by There’s No Way My Little Sister Can Be This Cute (俺の妹がこんなに可愛いわけがない/Ore no Imouto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai) – Episode 1: There’s No Way I Could Love My Sister (俺が妹と恋をするわけがない/Ore ga Imouto to Koi o Suru Wake ga Nai) (October 3, 2010).

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