TheOASG

Neomo's Symphogear Challenge season one

highest good rose cross// duet of hearts and swords

I worked on some graphics for Neomo’s Symphogear Challenge marathon on TheOASG, where Neomo/Nononkun watched seasons one through five. Admittedly, after this project, I have now watched four seasons of Symphogear.

This isn’t a recommendation for Symphogear, though. You need to be to able to just accept how absurd the fights are, and enjoy the music. Especially Nana Mizuki.

There are few clips to get you started, haha.

Highest Good Rose Cross | Symphogear XV

マリア×風鳴 翼(CV:日笠陽子×水樹奈々)『星天ギャラクシィクロス』ライブ映像

Hibiki’s Transformation | Symphogear XV

Shirabe’s Transformation | Symphogear XV

Senki Zesshou Symphogear playlist by AniPlaylist on Spotify

Neomo's Symphogear Challenge season two

Neomo's Symphogear Challenge season three

Neomo's Symphogear Challenge season four

Neomo's Symphogear Challenge season five

Top 9 Instagram posts collage

sunflower // raise your eyes to the second sun

Top 9 posts for Instagram for this year.

Lettering summary, I made a screenshot of it again instead of posting them.
2018 lettering summary

Here’s a few of the drafts for Neomo‘s Otaku Theater on TheOASG before we settled on the final.
Neomo's Otaku Theater

 

I redid the graphic style for the “5 Things to Know About” series for TheOASG because it was really hard to do the old template and have it still look good. The gradient was super meh and the important information wasn’t really in the middle, so I rejigged it a bit. The half-tone hides the bad resolution of the images in the background, haha.

5 Things To Know About Aki Irie’s Ran and the Gray World by Justin
5 Things To Know About Yugo Ishikawa’s Wonderland
5 Things To Know About Taishi Tsutsui’s We Never Learn

 

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TheOASG Neomo's Otaku Theatre Fall 2018

graviton’s surge// peeling

Column graphic for Neomo’s Otaku Theater: Fall Anime 2018 Preview by Neomo of TheOASG.

And the Overwatch tournament was played. They had casters, and it was really good for learning and listening to people way more experienced thinking through counters. We lost the first match that was streamed. (Second place, though.) One of our team streamed the matches. Really excited about Toronto being in the Overwatch League.
Green superchargers

Still lettering and streaming on Twitch and Instagram! I’ve been listening to so many variants of the Nier: Automata soundtrack, so I’m trying to find other OSTs to listen to while working.

two parts of joy// gray aces

New graphics for the “5 Things” series on TheOASG site.

5 Things To Know About éclair: A Girls’ Love Anthology That Resonates in Your Heart

5 Things To Know About Sleepy Princess in the Demon Castle

Please Save My Money graphics for Krystallina’s column.

If this makes no sense to you, you can take Web Bos’ CSS Grid course for free to learn more about it. It’s not as confusing as I’m making it out to be.
I don’t think I shared this here, but here are some CSS grid graphics I made for Twitter shitposting.
CSS Grid in the style of the Osomatsu-san logo, with red capitals and a black and white outline.

Been busy, so my lettering Instagram went quiet. I’ll tackle my weekly postings when I’m feeling a bit better.

teostra’s turn// handicraft’s charm

TheOASG’s Justin recently did an interview with Shojo Beat’s Nancy Thistlethwaite (Senior Editor at VIZ and Shojo Beat) about The Young Master’s Revenge” manga.

TheOASG Twitter // Shojo Beat Twitter – A // Shojo Beat Twitter – B
Graphic for "5 things to know about The Young Master's Revenge."

You can check it on online with the 56(!!) page official preview on Shojo Beat’s website.
Graphic for "5 things to know about The Young Master's Revenge" on Shojo Beat's Twitter.
Read the full article at “5 things to know about The Young Master’s Revenge.”
"5 things to know about The Young Master's Revenge" article.

bright road// evolution’s eve

Graphic for TheOASG’s The Manga Letterer’s Tools of The Trade article by Justin (@kami_nomi).

Illustration for the article "The Manga Letterer's Tools of the Trade." The capitalized text is surrounded by manga letterer tools, such as paper, tablets, laptop, and manga.
Final ilustration for the article "The Manga Letterer's Tools of the Trade." Finalized illustration of the manga letterer tools, such as paper, tablets, laptop, and manga. The lines are drawn in Illustrator, and the overall feel is light and airy.

Also posted to Instagram.

Theme song for this month is…toasty.
Battle / Teostra [Monster Hunter World soundtrack]
If You Want to ESCAPE with Me (Beat Saber ver.)

Happy one year to Nier: Automata!
「MMD」Nier:Automata 9S & 2B — DEMONS

PERFECT Combo in Beat Saber! (Hard Mode) w/ LIV Tech

navigator’s song// white tiger

Graphic for “TheOASG’s Best Manga Reads of 2017” with Helen, Krystallina, and Justin.

Drafts.

Tweet

Please Save My Money graphics for Krystallina’s column.

New TheOASG social media banners. Maybe I should illustrate something better next time…

shining princess// dance and sing

Wrote this Pocky SVG progress loader a while back.

Wrote my own version of the SVG star pattern for my web portfolio. The size and position of the stars are randomly generated with JavaScript.

Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card started airing on Crunchyroll. I made this clear card flip for fun, and it employs the same random size and position background as the stars above, but the opacity is controlled by CSS.

I wrote an animated SVG version of the illustration I created for TheOASG’s feature on tool that manga translators use. The animation is controlled by CSS only, and the cursor changing on hover is achieved with SVG.

Hanging out with a new lettering crew in Toronto! And also attended a r/mk meetup as well, that was fun (and educational).

I think about this keyboard a lot.

In terms of gaming, Monster Hunter: World came out last week, and I’ve been sucked this particular mobile rhythm game…

capture the flag// net protocol

Graphic for TheOASG’s “The Manga Translator’s Tools of The Trade” article by Justin.
Rough sketches.


Alternate version.

Tweet

Please Save My Money graphics for Krystallina‘s column.

I wrote a Chrome extension that replaces images on sites with pictures of Rillakuma. Will post about it later, busy drawing bears.

delicious journeys// corner

I wrote a bit for TheOASG in their food feature, along with Justin and Helen. Check it out!
Delicious in Manga Form: Our Favorite Food Manga” by Justin, Helen, and me. (Twitter)

Graphic for “Please Save My Money: Challenging Amazon” by Krystallina/daiyamanga (Twitter)

Graphic for “Please Save My Money: SONimation: The Sony × FUNimation Deal” by Krystallina/daiyamanga (Twitter)

Graphic for “Please Save My Money: Why Didn’t Anime Fans Love Daisuki?” by Krystallina/daiyamanga (Twitter)

Bonus:

just one more light// rainy day hero

Graphic for “TheOASG Podcast Episode 30: Reality Vs. Cowboy Bebop Vs. Anime Cons” (Twitter)

Graphic for “Please Save My Money: Of Contests and Clichés” by Krystallina/daiyamanga (Twitter)

Graphic for “Please Save My Money: More Secret Shopping Tricks for Otaku” by Krystallina/daiyamanga (Twitter)

Graphic for “Please Save My Money: DIY Crowdfunding?” by Krystallina/daiyamanga (Twitter)
Had a lot of fun editing this, and adding the lace trim.


Graphic for “TheOASG Podcast Episode 32: All About Cosplay Special” with Helen and Muse (Twitter)

Graphic for “Please Save My Money: Another Anime Sets Sail for Hollywood” by Krystallina/daiyamanga (Twitter)

I’ll get through my Anime Expo photos at…some point. I’m starting a virtual reality dev camp soon. It’s a little different, but it’ll be nice to try some new area of design/user experience/development/tech.
I hand carried the TeddyLoid poster across the border because I didn’t want to fold it. Really enjoying the Frequency Blitz 5 compilation.

TeddyLoid Ft. Bonjour Suzuki – Pipo Password (Pearl Grey Remix)
TeddyLoid feat. Bonjour Suzuki – Sleeping Forest
TeddyLoid – 「FOREVER LOVE
Tetris Theme (TeddyLoid Remix)
Martin Jensen ft. Bjørnskov – Miracles
Banvox – Everlasting
insaneintherainmusic – Ghost Battle (Jazz Cover)
Miss Eaves (Produced by KEISHH) – Thunder Thighs
Marshmello x Ookay – Chasing Colors (ft. Noah Cyrus)
JY – 好きな人がいること / Sukina hitogai rukoto
Snail’s House – ラ・ム・ネ (ra-mu-ne)
dark cat – BUBBLE TEA (feat. juu & cinders)

ice collision// a hero’s resolve


Graphic for “Please Save My Money: Turn the B(&N) Around” by Krystallina/daiyamanga (Twitter)

Graphic for “Please Save My Money: Seiya in Hollywood” by Krystallina/daiyamanga (Twitter)

Attempting to morph SVG paths, this actually only works with closed shapes, and not paths.


Working on a responsive demo.

wild frost// travel by night


Graphic for “Please Save My Money: Taisho x Alice x Disaster” by Krystallina/daiyamanga (Twitter)


Graphic for Please Save My Money: To Share or Not to Share” by Krystallina/daiyamanga (Twitter)

Other drafts.


I recently joined Justin and Helen from TheOASG on the podcast to talk about Makoto Shinkai’s “Your name.” The film had a rather large run in the theatres here, and I saw it for the second time. Please check it out, we talk about recent news and what anime we are currently watching as well!

TheOASG Podcast Episode 28: What About The Body-Swapping Anime Film?

Finally got new business cards.

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dragon’s rise// velvet wish

A little bit too texture happy lately…

Graphic for Please Save My Money: Can We Get Out Our Shueisha Wishlists Now?” by Krystallina/daiyamanga (Twitter)

Graphic for Please Save My Money: The New Shipping Wars by Krystallina (Twitter)

Finalized graphic for TheOASG Podcast Episode 27: We Convene at Mugimaki to Discuss Media Consumption! featuring Justin and Helen (Twitter)

The rejected versions.

Finished my first play-through of Odin Sphere Leifthrasir, which coincidentally celebrates 10 years today.

青空のラプソディ – fhána
Kisses Back – Matthew Koma
有心論 – RADWIMPS (Covered by コバソロ & Lefty Hand Cream)
Emil’s Sacrifice – Nier Soundtrack (Live)